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'was TWO THE FLATHEAD COURIER, Poison, Montana 71Wwwkw. PlemabseIL WWI El Courier Letter Box To the Voters of Lake County: We, the undersigned voters of Lake county, hereby wish to call to your at- tention a pre -election promise of rep- resentative elect. Art Levisee, in which he said that if elected he would after the election meet the voters of our county in their halls, school houses. etc., and discuss their various legisla- tive problems and desiring to take ad- vantage of this kindly offer we invite you (the voters of Lake county) to join us in these discussions by arranging for meetings in your various localities, and most earnestly suggest that you include In your invitation the Senator -elect also: Too often we think that going to the polls and voting for some favorite can- didate or some specific referendum measure is the whole duty of the elec- torate. This is representative govern- ment and is all the government we have ever had and all that was originally intended for us. In other words we have never had a democratic government and may never have one. While rapid transportation and com- munication has made it possible even in so large a county as ours to have a pure democracy there is practically no demand to change our representative form of government. We have been content to join in some group move- ment to secure the enactment of special class legislation but no organization in our country has been all powerful with the result of compromise and more or less dissatisfaction, especially among the weaker organizations and to a still greater extent among the ever growing mass of the unorganized who are year- ly becoming more and more conscious of their unequal opportunities. This latter may be easily seen in the ever increasing \land slide\ elections and if we are to preserve our form of government we must learn to under- stand the social needs of this ever grow- ing class and Montana must do its part In enacting protective social security laws. This year new tax measures must be introduced. The drouth and depression have combined to decrease our usual sources of revenue to such an extent that new taxes must be devised. Tho it is not generally known it is as certain as any thing . may well be that this ses- sion of the Montana legislature will enact a sales tax in spite of the pre- election promises of the majority party. The only other method mentioned is the gross sales tax and it is questionable if this would suffice for our needs and strong oppostion to it would be certain. With the sales tax a companion meas- ure will again be introduced. This is the 42500 exemption on homes and farms which was introduced in the last ses- eion. If this is granted it will, it is believed, lessen the oppostion to the sales tax. Too, there is sure to be a new old age pension law enacted by the Na- tional Congress and the states will be expected to make provision to meet a part of the cost of this measure. Then there will be new liquor control legislation, bills to license gambling, farm legislation both state and national. resettlement, relief organization laws and scores of others, many of which will be of more than passing interest. In conclusion we wish to state that it would seem to be expecting too much of our representatives to bear the whole cost of a series of meetings to cover the entire county and as this is the be- ginning of the social season many parties could be arranged and a small collection could be taken up to pay at least a part of their expenses but in order to do this a committee should be appointed to plan the places of meet- ing We believe that if the voters will join us wholeheartedly and in a non- partisian spirit we will have little cause DAYS A LONGER LIMIT On Round Trip Tickets The return limit on Northern Pacific round trip tickets of all classes, on sale daily, has been increased from 10 to 30 days. For the same low rail fares you now have time to make an extended trip for business or pleasure. FOR THE HOLIDAYS Even lower rail fares will prevail for the Christmas holidays Tickets on sale Dec- 12 to Jan. 1. Return limit 30 days. See Your Northern Pacific Agent For Economy, Comfort and Safety - 0 • • to complain of our representatives and will have the most enjoyable and pro- I fitable season in the history of our county. Signed by Grace B. Hamilton, Mrs. R. A. Turner, Mrs. Geo. F. Buygend, Mrs.' M. F. Buzzard, R. E. Chantry, M. M. Marcy, W. F. Emory, R. B. Davis. Resolution of Respect for Neighbor Anna Harrison Whereas. it has pleased our Al- mighty to remove from our midst by death, our esteemed Neighbor, Anna Harrison, who for many years occupied a prominent rank in our midst, main- taining under all circumstances a character untarnished. and a reputation beyond reproach. Therefore. Resolved. That in the death of Anna Harrison, we have sus- tained the loss of a Neighbor, whose fellowship it was an honor s and a pleas- ure to enjoy. That we bear willingly testimony of her many virtues to her unquestionable probity and stainless life. That we offer to her bereaved family and mourning friends over whom sorrow has hung her sable mantle our heart- felt condolence and pray that infinite Goodness may bring speedy relief to their burdened hearts and inspire them with consolations that Hope in Futurity and Faith in God give, even in the shadow of the tomb. Resolved, that copy of these resolu- tions. properly engrossed, be presented to the family of our deceased friend. Committee: Margaret Cresvell, Bertha Udall. Inez M. Siegrist. 33* Valley View Items Erickson Flower Shop, located in Mrs. Emma Dubois store, Poison. Cut flowers, potted plants and funeral work. Phone 301. 33 Mr. and Mrs. George Miller and fam- ily of Kalispell spent Saturday visiting at the Triplett's. Donald Hurd and Wilma Kelly were united in marriage last Wednesday in Poison. The ceremony was performed by Father O'Maley of the Catholic church. A few of their friends char- varld the newlyweds Monday night at the Kelly home. A program sponsored by Miss Kelly and Miss Sorg was presented at the schoolhouse Wednesday eevning to an appreciative audience. After community singing a Comic skit, - After the Dinner, is Over,\ was given by Wallace Olsen, Marvin and Wallace Olsen and Lloyd Sturm and the girl's glee club under the direction of Miss Kelly, sang \By the Mississippi\ and also responded with an encore. A skit \Mamma's Boy\ was pre- sented by the following: Fond Mother. Fern Rogers; Wille, Ralph Gipe; teach- er. Elinor Mayers: pupils Bernt Lang- aunet, Mrs. Tom Howard, Mrs. George Jernberg and Mrs. Roy Sturm. Another comic skit entitled \The Bold Suitor,\ was given by Korinne Wigen and Ed- ward Jernberg. This was followed with violin selections by Bernt Langaunet and a reading by Mrs. L. A. Gipe. Miss Kelly played the piano accompainments for the musical numhers. After the program lunch and a social hour was enjoyed. Mr. and Mrs. Leland Sturm are happy parents of a baby boy born to them on November 11th at Wheeler, Mont. Mrs. Frank Thompson entertained a number of young people at her home Wednesday evening at a surprise party complimenting her son, Thomas, whose birthday occurred within the week. The evening was pleasantly spent with games and Mrs. Thompson served a lovely lunch at midnight. Gordon Gipe. Ed Mahler and Lloyd McAlister returned Wednesday from a hunting trip in the Fisher River country They each brought back a fine buck. Dave Murder of Kalispell was an over night guest at Langauners. Monday he made several calls on old friends in the valley while here. There will a public card party at the schoolhouse Saturday evening for the benefit of the school. Ladies please bring cake and sandwiches and Oldie who have tables and chairs, are asked to please bring them. The drawing for the clock by the upper grades will take place during the lunch hour. Mr. and Mrs. Art King were Sunday evening supper guests of Mrs. Jennie Wigen. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Thompson were all day visitors Sunday at Roy Sturm's. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Triplett and family enjoyed dinner Sunday at Wm. Forman's. They also visited at the Ivan Forman home. Max Mahler is spending the week in Missoula visiting at the home of his sister. Mrs. Jack Chambers. Mrs. C. E. Sturm called at the Gipe and Roy Sturm homes Monday after- noon. The family is moving Saturday from Dayton to Troy where Mr. Sturm is employed. Roy Sturm will haul their household goods to their new location. Mr. and Mrs. Langaunet and Bernt were afternoon and supper guests Sun- day at Harris'. Dewey Rollins and Eugene Zelezny visited at the Mahler home last Wed- nesday. Mrs. Mahler returned with them to Lone Pine for a visit at the home of her daughter and family. There will be a - community potluck dinner at the school house on Wednes- day, November 25th, sponsored by the school. Everyone is cordially invited to bring their basket and enjoy dinner with their neighbors. Each family bring their own dishes. The parts are being given out this week for the Christmas exercises to be given by the school. The main feature of the program will be an act from \The Birds' Christmas Carol\ and the community will look forward to seeing a part of this beautiful Christmas story portrayed. Annetta Kelly and Marguerite Sorg had dinner and spent Friday evening at the L. A. Gipe home. They spent the week end at their respective homes in St. Ignatius and Poison. Reservoir Valley A \500\ card party was held at the Reservoir Valley school house, Friday evening. Lunch was served at midnight. The prizes were awarded Gust Rose and Mrs. Fred Blumhagen. Mr. and Mrs. Al Seifert and Joan and Mrs. Bill Seifert, Amelia and Harold were dinner guests at the Carl Seifert home Sunday. Archie Olson and Cecil Owen visited with Edward Seifert Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Gust Rose, Esther and Ruthie were in Poison for a Sunday dinner at the Reineau home. Walteen Milner visited his parents in Ronan Sunday. Wilbur Gains visited with his grand- mother, Mrs. Bill Seifert over the week end. Esther and Ruth Rose visited with Burleen and Noma Jean Milner Friday evening. The Reservoir Valley Club will meet at Mrs. Jim Cornelius Wednesday for an all day meeting. Elof Rose was a dinner guest at the Walteep Milner home Sunday. Walter Blumhagen came home Fri- day from Bigfork. Gus Rose sold some COWS and pigs Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Blumhagen, Oscar Rose and Mr. and Mrs. Walteen &Uhler visited at the Jim Cornelius home Wed- nesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Blumhagen visited at the Bill Seifert home Monday night IIMMO111•••111111ONNII•IMIIIMMINIII•••11EMEMNII••11111M1111 • • • • • • • • I • • • • • • • • • • • Celery Salted Nuts Fruit Cup Queen Olives • Oyster Cocktail Tomato Juice • Tomato Bouillon Oyster Soup Choice Lake County Roast Turkey, Roast Goose Dressing, Cranberry Jelly • Idaho Baked Potato Candied Sweets Escalloped Corn Creamed Peas • • Hearts of Lettuce Salad Russian Dressing • • Moulded Fruit Salad, Mayonnaise • Mince Pie Apple Pie Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream and Cake Tea Chocolate Milk • • F. • 9 Myers Eat Shop! • • • Poison, Montana • • •••••••111••••111•11111•1111111111•••••11111111•111•111•111•11111111•1 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • ▪ Enjoy Your Thanksgiving Dinner • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Coffee Our Beautiful New Eat Shop T5G in t4OTE IN 1937 CAR DESIGN PLYMOUTH SAFETY STYLI N ! 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Official Paper -Lake Co -The Courier ©0 0 oCXDOO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 CXXD 0 0 0 0 0 0 @ Power Gains 9 Per cent Revenue Gains .005 Per cent Energy generated by all public utility electric plants in the United States during 1935 totaled 93,575,000,000 kilowatt hours as compared with 85,970,000,000 kilowatt hours in 1934, according to statistics com- piled by the Electrical World. That is an increase of almost 9 per cent. The total number of cus- tomers increased 2 per cent during the year, the aggregate reaching 25,341,203 at the end of 1935. The revenue obtained from the sale of electric energy in 1935 reach- ed a total of $1,923,500,000; which is a gain of about one-half of one per cent. A 9 per cent gain in volume of business that produces only a one- half per cent gain in revenue is evidence of the continuing trend in rate reductions. The Montana Power Company Serving 155 Montana Cities and Towns • GO BY TRAIN