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state 111\1\ Ititair041CAL SOCIETi OF MONTANA .JHELENA Cbt itailbtab Oil:furter Poison—the Power City, the Commercial, Recreation and Scenic Center of the Garden of the Rockies! VOLUME NO. 27 POLSON, LAKE COUNTY, MONTANA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1931i. NUMBER 22 Modern Telephone LikultrisICSTHRAIII, 125 STARTSFIDAY Third Victim of Bad What is expected to be the largest System Promised, registration in the history of the Pols Accident Succumbs Work to Start S son schools was started yesterday when oon 125 high school students, 10 of which are new, registered the opening day. - News that th Poison C of C. and Superintendent I. E. White has an - e . - the Mountain States Power Co. h nounced that all new students and have flounced reached an agreement, was received here with enthusiasm. The following letter from Manager Lill is self-explan- atory and apparently covers the situa- tion thoroly: \Gentlemen: This letter is intended to verify our understanding regarding the Poison telephone situation and the promises that I have made you to im- prove our service and system in your locality. It is understood that in lieu of your Telephone Committee having the Montana Railroad and Public Ser- vice Commission withdraw their show cause rate order, set for September 2, that we will, as soon as we can negoti- ate the purchase of the parcel of land now owned by the T'ri State Land com- pany, start construction of an exchange and office building in Poison, and soon after the first of the year 1937 we will start the installation of a modern switchboard of the common battery type, together with the installation of common battery customer's instru- ments It is understood that we are to have this portion of the program com- pleted by the first of July, 1937. • \It is further understood that we will where profitable extend lines into the trading area of Poison whereby the revenue will warrant such construction, or we will extend rural lines radiating from Poison where we can serve three or more bonafide customers to each mile of extension. In other words, it is our intention to give the City of Poison a modern up-to-date telephone system. \I believe this covers our under- standing completely and since talking to several members of your Chamber it is my understanding it completely satis- fies everyone instrumental in the orig- inal complaint regarding our Poison telephone equipment and service. Yours very truly. Mountain States Power Co.. H. F. Lill. Manager.\ Local News Notes Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Hartman have moved from the Pend o' Reille apart- ments into the W. A. Cross house. Mrs: Ray Matthews has returned from a month's trip during which she visited her parents. Rev. and Mrs. C. E. Smith at 'Fromberg and also acompanied them on a trip to Iowa. Mrs. S. E. Ward and son. Ralph. have purchased the home of Mrs. Mabel Red- eker. Mrs. Redeker plans to leave this month for her old home in Pennsylvan- nia. Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Pearce plan to move into the Boettcher house formerly occupied by Mrs. Ward and Ralph. Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Hanson entertain- ACCIDENT PREVENTION TALK ed at dinner last Thursday evening for TO MEMBERS WILLING WORKERS Mrs. J. L. Jones of Ronan. Mr. and Mrs. The Willing Workers held a meeting Lindley Durkee of Seattle. Mr. and August 26th at the Callaway home at Mrs. Ray Mitchell and H. E. Rakeman. which time Dr. Dimon gave a talk A social evening was enjoyed. about accident prevention and first aid. Mrs. Mark Jensen and daughters. With the assistance of two girls he gave Isabelle and Lenore. were Missoula visit- a demonstration of artificial respira- ors last Monday. thin. Dorothy Carney. Betty Winter and LIBERTY WILL BE MADE LARGER, Janet Welch gave a health play and returned the following day accompanied NEW SEATS ADDED, REDECORATED Myrtle Meehan gave a reading. A tasty by Mrs. Carlson who had been visiting The contract has been let for eaten- lunch was served, there. sive improvements and enlargements at Today a picnic is planned at the Wal- the Liberty Theatre here. Work will ter Jenson home on west lake shore. start the eighth according to announce- ment which has just been made. The present building will be extend- ed back fifty feet in order to make room for a larger seating capacity. New those who are planning to prepare for college entrance' or nurses training should register either today or tomor- rcw and pay particular attention to the subjects which they are to take. REPORT SHOWS DECREASE IN THE LAKE INDEBTEDNESS OF $39,000 The annual report of the state ex- aminer's office of Lake -county officials is published in this issue. It contains considerable information of interest to taxpayers but probably the most im- portant is the fact that the indebtedness has been cut. over $39,000 since 1934 when the total indebtedness was over 250 thousand but at present is only 211 thousand. A. E. Williamson, second assistant state examiner, in his report commends the officials for the' business like man- ner in which the affairs of the county have been administered for the past two years. Harvest Festival Premium List Will Be Published Soon The Sixth Annual Harvest Festival premium list, calling for over four hundred dollars in cash prizes will be off the pres by Monday of next week. County Agent Paisley reports. Some minor additions will be the only changes in the premium list. The Board of Festival Directors are selected as follows: F. J. McConnell, S. E. Lee, E. E. Mc- Gilvm. Ed. Pearce. A. L. Meek, Mark Jensen, E. A. Blake, William Alexander and J. C. Paisley. The tentative date has been set as Friday and Saturday. October 2nd and 3rd. The matter of making out the budget, apopinting committees, securing fin- ances, adopting policies, will be.decided upon the first meeting of the directors this week end. A small cash balance remains in the treasury from the 1935 festival which will take care of minor expenses. Everyone in Poison seems happy and anxious when the festival is mentioned and businessmen in particular seem pleased at the opportunity to have farmers and homemakers bring their produce from all parts of Lake county for exhibits in the city those two days. It looks like the 1936 festival holds promise of being \bigger and better.\ Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow eFridayi afternoon at two o'clock from the Methodist church in Poison, for Mrs. Charles Moore who passed away early Tuesday morning at the St. Ignatius hospital where she had been a patient since the automobile ac- cident near Regain. August 22, which claimed the lives of Mrs. Alfred Prono- vost and Harry Thomas both of this place. Rev. E. S. Ede will conduct the ser- vices and burial will be made here. Mrs. Moore was born at Pine City, Minn., and was 24 years old at the time of her death. Besides her husband she leaves, a small son, and two brothers, all of Poi- son and a sister who resides in Minne- sota. Her sister will attend the funeral. PIONEERS OF BIGARM HAVE ORGANIZATION MEETING SUN. The early homesteaders of Bigarm and vicinity met last Sunday and or- ganized what is to be known as the \Bigarm Pioneer Club.\ A -delicious picnic dinner was served. Following this John P. Swee of Ronan called the business meeting and officers were elected as follows: John Waisted. president. Golden Bibee, vice president. John McOrann, sec. -tress. The second Sunday in June of each year was chosen as the date for the an- nual picnic. All who lived at Bigarm or vnity previous to 1920 are eligible to join and are invited to do so. Boiled Down News Firentens' Meeting Bruno Fisher, Jr. fire chief, has called a meeting of the Volunteer Fire depart- ment to be held tomorrow (Friday), evening at the bank building. Several matters of importance are to be dis- cussed. Total of 247 Loans In Lake county 247 loans were closed, totaling $426.800 by the Federal Land bank and the land bank cOmmissioner, from May 1. 1933. till June 30 this year, according to figures recently released. Of these loans 43 were made by the bank and 204 by the commissioner. Legere on Trip Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Sutherland plan to leave the latter part of this week for an extended vacation trip. They will go by automobile, through Glacier Park and will visit at the home of Joe Suth- erland in the eastern part of the state. They will then stop at Rapid City and other points in South Dakota and alse visit relatives in Nebraska. Kansas and Oklahoma. before going to California to visit Sidney Sutherland and numer- ous other relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wetzel and family of the Strom Dairy at Lewistown, will have charge of their dairy business and home during their absence. DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEES FOR CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCED In completing their organization. Roy Stiles. chairman of the Lake county luxurious, upholstered seats are going democratic central committee, last week to be part of the improvements announced the appointment of the ex - The interior wil be redecorated, a new ecutive. congressional and finance corn - lobby constructed and a number of mittees. other changes. It is likely that new ' Those named on the first committee apartments will be built along with the were: Thom N. French, Ronald E. Row - new addition. ; an. Fred Udhe. Robert Morin, Everett It is expected that Poison will have Salter. C. H. Dillon. Fred Kopp. Lola as good IA show house as any of similar Hepp. John Dishman, William Tierney. size in the state whet, all the contem- Walter Detrick. James Schoonover, Mrs. plated changes are made. M. E. Shrider. C. W. Buell, E. M. Nyberg, W. H. Harrison. L. D. French. Isadore - 'Mill. J. J. Guyette. E. A. Blake -and Mr. Stiles. 1 ries to - Wreck Jai • l Xteteenewmeetire: on Johthneth c s on hnigr a e i ss l iona e l com • ' Biggerstaff. George Farrell, Joe Allard. Three of the Matt family. Clifford. and Godfrey Johnson. Jimmy and Isadore. established their: The following were appointed on the residence in the city jail last Wednes- , finance committee: E. M. Nyberg. Jim day night after Leo James, city police ' O'Brien. Clarence Tremper. A. J. Don - arrested them on charges of being nolly and Robert Morin. • drunk and. disorderly. Shortly after mid -night it resident of I Local N that neighborhood came down town; — ; Mrs.' Ethel Terry spent Tuesday and yesterday at Helena ott.business, ! Mrs. Ed Nyberg left yesterday to spend two weeks visiting her sister. Mrs. C. M. Boone at Somers. Mr. and Mrs. Ellsworth Hastings left Saturday to spend a two weeks vaca- tion visiting relatives in Glendive and Billings. ! Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Thompson and 'daughters of Eureka spent last week end ; here as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Merle , Sandon. ; Robert Humberd . of Vice, Okla.. 'ar- rived here Tuesday for an extended visit at the M. M. Critchfield home. Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Helmer and fam- ily have moved from the Mullett] Fau- cett hOuse into the Mark Jensen house \formerly occupied by Mr. and Mrs, W. C. Laut who have moved to the dam. Members of the Poison Rebekah lodge will hold their first meeting of the fall ;season next Wednesday evening at the I. 0. 0. F. hall, Visiting Rebekahs are !invited to attend. Father Tracey of Frenchtown is a visitor at the local hospital. Infuriated Indian and informed Mr. James that whoever he had lodged in jail was making such a commotion that he could not sleep. He went to the building and found that Clifford Matt had taken down the stove pipe and tromped on it until it was ruined and had torn 'the sink and some pipe off the wall as well. He also kicked the stove over but it proved too hardy for such destruction. Matt was awaiting the pone -moan from behind the door and had a length of pipe with which he evidently intended to \crown\ the of- ficer, but Leo escaped injury by de- manding that the three men stand in the middle of the room where he could see them, before he enterd the The men were arraigned last Thurs- day in Justice Marcy's court. Clifford was given a fine of $100 which he was unable to pay and lodged in jail to serve a 50 -day sentence. Jimmy was fined $20 which he paid and Isadore was fined $5 which he paid. • A woman giving her name as Della Brown was arrested Wednesday night on a vagrancy charge, She was given two hours to leave town after arraignment before Mr. Marcy. ews Notes Dr. and M. Koons and Nels Carlson went to Couer d' Alene Saturday. They egular Session of The District Court Lake County Court House Happenings Marriages A marriage license was issued last Friday from the clerk of court's office to Frank Harris Bauer and Lena Se- erist both of MisSoula. Divorce Actions Two divorce actions were placed on file during the past week. Nancy Bird is asking a divorce from Harry Bird on grounds of extreme cruelty. The couple. was married at Missoula in 1913 and have eight child- ren. The plaintiff asks that the de- fendant's personal property on his ranch be decreed to her for the sup- port of the children. She also asks the custody of the children. Worley Buchannan has filed an action against Louise Buchannitn on a charge of desertion. The couple was married in Poison and have twn minor children, the custody -of which the plaintiff asks. Right -of -Way Easements Right-of-way easements for the new Flathead -Anaconda power line were placed on file this week by Wm! J. Sickle and wife of Charlo; James P. Bindon of Bellingham, Wash.; Nelson D. Britton and wife of St. Ignatius; Dora Carlyle of Pablo; James D. Cowgill and wife of Spokane; Tina Eck of Helena; Marlton Faucett of Poison: Geo. Fest- vog of Poison; Wm. Forman and wife of Poison; Emelia Haegg of Charlo; James LaCasse and wife of Missoula; Mary 1VICCirann of Seattle: Anna Mitch and husband of Missoula; Hilda Nay and husband of Ronan; Plymouth Guaranty Savings Bank of New Hamp- shire and Gust Rose and wife of Poison. Probate Matters Probate matters heard by James Har- bert. clerk of the court, acting in the absence of the judge have been: In the matter of the estate of William Spooner. deceased, the petition for order of sale of real estate was heard and granted. In the 'matter of the estate of Peter Owens. deceased, the petition for let- ters of administration were heard and an -order made appointing Joseph M. Owens as administrator. His bond was fixed at MOO. ASKS FOR REAPPORTIONMENT, BILL KILLED, SAYS AHLGREEN Modern Fire Truck In connection with an article in last week's Courier about Lake county being under -represented in the state legisla- ture, Carl Ahlgreen called at this office and left a clipping taken from one of the dailies, showing that he had intro- duced a bill while in the legislature for reappointment which was killed in com- mittee, CHRISTMAS CLUB ADVERTISING STARTED BY FURNITURE STORE Some of our readers may be slightly surprised to see a big, jolly Santa Claus staring at them from the pages of The Courier this week, announcing the starting- of the G. B. Campbell Christ- mas club for furniture. Mr. Campbell explains that it is \only 112 days\ until Christmas and that now is the time to join the club and have gifts laid away. He tried this plan out last year and says it was very successful. To Mr. Campbell goes the distinction, we be- lieve, of being the first \on the job\ to call the public's attention to advant- ages of doing early Christmas shopping Ronan Celebration Will Start on Sat •, Wind up on Monday Ordered on Tuesday By Poison Council The faithful old *Sizzle\ which has . served as Poison's fire truck for the past . 20 years or more is soon to be re- tired and the sound of its half-hearted \chug -chug\ will soon become a mem- ory as a new modern engine takes its place within the next 30 days. City council members at a special meeting Tuesday evening opened bids for the new truck and the contract was let to Cline Motors, the low bidders. The new $2.369 truck will have a 500 gallon pump with adequate pressure and will be equipped with all necessary paraphernalia to subdue most any fire. Will Be Enforced Announcement has been made by Fire Chief Bud Fisher that from now on the regulations governing traffic at the time of a fire will be strictly enforced and any time the siren is heard all cars will be required to pull into the curb and stop until the fire engine has gone by. Spectators will also be required to stay 200 yards or two city blocks be- hind the engine in order to give the members of the fire department a chance to follow behind the truck. Af- ter reaching a fire all cars will be re- quired to remain 50 yards :may from the hydrant on either side. WORK IS STARTED ON OKI ' NEW IRRIGATION PROJECTS Henry Gerhars, project engineer an- nounced this week that there are now three projects in the process of con- struction. Work began Monday on the completion of • the Pablo Feed canal which was started last spring. Twelve men under the supervision of Glen Momitjoy, watermaster for this district. are enlarging the bed of the original canal from a carrying capacity of 350 cubic second feet to 500 cubic second feet. Equipment on this job includes a yard shovel and a yard and a half drag line. Five miles of the 12 mile canal which runs from MissiorgDam to Post Creek remains to be done. The work will be completed about Novem- ber 1st. A new project in the Camas division near Lone Pine ii, now being started un- der the direct supervision of Arthur Louis. watermaster for that division. the Jock() K. canal has a concrete thane 44' feet iong.6.-: feet wide at the m botto and eV.,. feet high. Frost has deteriorated the cement in . places and $15.000 will be spent in mending the flume with cement sprayed from a ce- ment gun. Only a small crew is work ing there now, but about 35 men will be employed soon so that the work may be completed before the first heavy frost, possibly about the middle of No- vember. It is expected that many of the. skilled workers who were employed lay- ing a coat of clay on the lower bank 01 the Jegico Like will ire employed for this work. . For the pass month 50 men with Tom McDonald as general foreman and Al Jovin as resident foreman, have been the said prohibited conditions are of Butte vs. Ronan working on the Placid Creek Diversion maintained. They ask that an injunc- 4:15 p. in. Nationally known Town- Canal. a new canal being dug from ants from constructing and maintain- _ i sen 9 d oo spt p si i k n er B a ig t city park pavilion. A cut is being made through a hill 78 lion be issued restraining the defend Placid Creek to the Upper Jocko lake. ing said buildings and they be required_ ____ feet high at its apex and 1000 feet long. to correct and remove the buildings. Deaths Reported Ahout 50.00 cubic yards of dirt will be STATE BOARD ISSUES LETTER TO MONTANA BEER VENDORS This office received the following let- ter from the State Board of Equaliza- Wqrd has been received here' from that he . expected the canal to be corn - Judge Albert Besancon held a short lion, copies of which were sent to court - Evart. Mich.. telling' of the death M !Acted around September 20.-- St. session of of district court at Poison oil tYandcity authorities asking their co- iss Kathryne Moore who was killed tins Correspondent. Monday September 1st. at which the operation instantly in an automobile acident near following busbies was transacted: \We have been ;Advised that some that place recently. FEDERAL BLDG. COORDINATOR gn the Matter of the naturalization of beer vendors are selling intoxicating Miss Moore. is a niece of George. COMING TO POLSON TONIGIIT liquor in their places of business. This Maud May Tasker the matter came on Thomas and William Picket and her Postmaster Fa egell revel' e'd ci tel.: - regularly for hearing, the C ow s • essm .. is contrary to our regulations and thee mother. formerly Nellie Pickett. was at gram this morning :satins that Ins's ,- ined the petitioner and her witnesses agreement entered into when licensesand she was ! one Ugne a resident ot the Irvine Flats or J. E Fetreesald of The po,,L, t ar:c;- admitted to cats hi ) were issu'ed. We wish to advise that we In i the matter of the naturalization of Mary Jane Zimmerman, the court ex- amined the petitioner, her witnesses having been previously examined and ' she was admitted to citizenship. In the matter of the Estate of Mar- garet Ann Bateman. deceased, hear- ing on final account was passed. In the matter of the estate of Beatrice Engelke. deceased, the matter Caine or. for hearing upon the final acount and petition for distribution. Evidence was introduced and the Court made an or- der approving the account and decreed distribution in accordance with the prayer of the petition. W. F. Emory vs. Emma Olsen. Sam Olsen, Spaberg Lumber Co., a corp., and 0. A. Moen. on motion of the counsel tor the plaintiff the action was dismissed as to 0. A. Moen. The de- fault of the defendant Spaberg Lum- ber Co., was entered for its failure to appear or answer within the time al- lowed by law. In the matter of the estate of Mar- tin Anderson. deceased. This matter came on for hearing upon the final ac- count and petition for distribution. Af- ter hearing the evidence adduced the Court approved the account and ordered distribution in accordance with the pe- tition and the terms of the will. In the Matter of the Guardianship of George A. Marlowe, incompetent. This matter came on for hearing upon the annual account of the guardian and the court after hearing the evidence adduced approved the same. In the matter of the estate of Della Wemple. This matter came on for hearing upon a return and account of sale of real estate, and the Court after hearing the evidence in support thereof made. an order confirming the sale. Court was -then adjourned. During Past Week Injunction Suit An injunction has been filed by the City of Poison against Earl Noble and wife Olive Noble for the violation of the city ordinances In constructing frame buildings within five feet of the side and rear lines of the lots within the city limits. The complaint also states that the buildings are being constructed within 10 feet of each other without the space between the studs being filled solidly with brick work ontother incom- bustible matter and that the defendants are otherwise violating the ordinances governing buildings within the city limits. The plaintiff asks that the de- fendants forfeit and pay $25 and an additional $25 for each - 10 day period Will not tolerate a violation of this agreement and will suspend or revoke licenses where we have evidence of violation.\ Land Transfers Warrants deeds were filed this week by: Guy 0. Beeson and wife of Swan Lake to Van B. Williams of Proctor, 10 acres in sec. 27. T.25, R.21, Barney Branigan and others to Van B. Williams a parcel of land in sec. 27. T.25, R.21. A. E. Ganieany and wife of Ronan to Foster E. Carpenter the W's of the 8E 1, , sec. 32. T.21. R.20. containing 80 H. acres.C. Newendorp and others to H. C. Newendorp. of Bigfork, lot 13. block I. and the N . 2 of lot 18 and the S 84 ft. of lot 19, block 2, Shore Acre tracts. H. C. Newendorp to Wm. Lemke of Bigfork, the E•5 of the N's lot 18. and the E't, of the 3.70ft., lot 19, block 2. Shore Acre tracts. L. C. Holten and others to Chas. Rohel of Butte, lot 11, Yellow Bay Or- chard tracts. Fay Etta Lathan of Ronan to Jame's Scott of•Charlo. lot 1, block 8, and lot 6. block 1, townsite of Charlo. J. M. Parsons of Kalispell to Alice Schultz of Dayton, lots 1 and 2. block Larriveis addition to the townsite of Dayton. - Quite claim deeds filed were: Federal Land Bank to Wilson Owens of Poison the SE% of the 13E%, sec. 9, S'v of the NW's and the NIS2 of the SW... sec. 15, T.22. R.21. Doris L. Parrish of Okanogen. Wash., to Laura V. Foster of Chouteau county, 413 acres in sec. 20, T.25, R.19. Ronan's three-day celebration for Labor Day will have a, far bigger and better entertainment program than any of the several heltnsts far, the committee reports. Along with the big carnival, two baseball games and three public dances, there will be contests for the 4-H boys and girls, exhibits for prizes among poultrymen and business houses con- sisting of automobiles, trucks, farm ma- chinery and other lines of farm mef- chandise. Loud speaking arrangements will be provided for all three days for furnish- ing music and to give the public the details of the program to follow. On Monday night the bigest dance of the three will be s held in the Sham- rock pavilion. The program tor the three days is as follows: Saturday, Agricultural Day: 10:00 a. m. All entries completed. 10:30 a. in. Judging Contest for 4-H boys and girls. 11:00 a. m. Judging of poultry and Other exhibits. 1:00 p. m. Carnival rides and side- shows start. 2:30 p. m. Big Merchandise parade. 3:00 p. ni. Announcement of agricul- tural ag ire winners. 9:00 p.. m. Big dance. Shaninwk pavil- ion. Sunday: 1:00 p. in. Carnival opens 2:00 p. in. Baseball game, PC4111'1' Drug vs. Remelt 12:00 mithieht e Monday morning , Midnight frolic at Pavilion. Monday, Labor Day: Carnival running all day. .3:00 Big Free Barbecue 2:00 p. m. Baseball. Colored Giants Kathryn Moore removed from this hill to accommodate the canal. A carry -all scraper with a capacity of 12 .yards drawn by a 75 h.p. ,Deisel caterpillar has been reined for Me Oil this- project. Mr. Gerharz said section. . partment VCC old be in Poise!. :is. Charles Colintrg Theuselsy evening. on seupose of getting intcrination ir re .-d to .1 is °- Charles Colburg. aged 67. passed away at ten early hour this morning at his; Ir la sed n, f ‘ ed vm ei r k a i l b b e tiih r l o i r tig a l7 tict T n erenta t t i... n a e t • home in Grandview. His death which occured during his sleep was attributed v 01,1(1 house rot 01)1:s (s)st office but I the light °Macs. Maisie sab-agenes. to a heart ailment. Mr. and Mrs. Colblurg caine to Pot - son about a year ago from Harlem. _ _ They purchased the Woods property in; Lake County Gets Grandview and had made their home; rd, I It there since that time. Funeral arrangements have not yet been made. Local News Notes Pete Cornelius of Round Butte, Pat Leonard of Poison and Almon Hocker and Carl Ahlgreen of North Crow ex- pect to leave Saturday for Helena where they will attend the Farm -Labor con- vention. Jack Newman of Billings, is spending a few days here visiting Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Livermore. and at the A. B. Carr home on Finley Point. Miss Etoile Helmer returned Sunday after visiting friends at Seaside, Ore. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Matthews and fam- ily were among those from Poison who attended the water regatta at Thomp- son Falls last Sunday. Mrs. Albert Helmer of Calgary, ar- rived recently for an extended visit at the home of her son. L. A. Helmer. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Allard of Pierre 8. D.. spent the later part of last week here visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Erick- son. • James Whalen of Butte and Charles Brooke of Pony are spending a few days here visiting Dr. Murray Brooke, Jack Witherspoon left the latter part of last week for Spokane where he will enter business college. s Share Ribbons At Fair Last Week Lake County's 4-H girls' won third place on their booth at the Western Montana Fair last week and'with it $30 In cash. The girls' demonstration team composed of Alice Farmer and Phyllis Sherrell won first place in demonstrat- ing \Setting the Table and Serving Breakfast.\ The boys' judging team consisting ot Ed Bretton, Gene Belts and Dwight Atkinson, all of Round Butte, won third place. Dwight won a first and a second in the open class on his purebred Hampshire bucks. F. M. Shoemaker of Arlee made an excelent showing with his fine herd of purebred Jerseys, winning practically all of the ribbons offered. Many residents of the valley were in attendance and all report that Missoula did itself proud in exhibits and enter- tainment program. First Priae Winners Swan Lake: To The Courier—Olive Langford of this place Mot home the blue ribbon in both portrait and land- scape. also third in the unclassified di- svision of the watercolor section of the Art exhibit, which was one of the larg- est and Most attractive, there being over 1800 pictures enteasd trots all see -