The Flathead Courier (Polson, Mont.) 1910-current, December 03, 1936, Image 5

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Thursday, December 3, 4934 THE FLATHEAD COURIER. Pelson. Montana PAGE FIVE Arlee Community Mr. and Mrs. Bernard McLeod and family spent Thanksgiving with rela- tives and friends in Butte. Miss Geraldine Fleming was a guest at a dinner given for a number oi Mis- soula sorority girls by Mrs. 0. H. Coats. A large crowd enjoyed themselves at \Kelly's Barn Dance\ Thanksgiving night. Mr. and Mrs. Basil DiRinger spent Thanksgiving with Mr. and Mrs. Earl Preshour of Seeley Lake. A crowd enjoyed themselves Wed- nesday night at a dance given by Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Sanders. Betty Pritchett came home from Spokane, where she is attending school Nels Anderson Plumbing and Heating All Kinds of Repair Work Phone 108 CHRISTMAS GIFTS of - xv Christmas Cards All New TOILET SETS Cara Nome, Adrienne Hudnut's, Palmer's Men's Leather Goods Cologne, All Makes Perfumes - Toilet Waters Hardie's Drug RERALL STORE Poison, Montana S. The King of Pies Our apple pies are fit for a king Is what every one of oar cus- tomers ans. And so they come from miles away To ow bakery shop every day. Surveys show that apple pie is the moist popular favorite in the list of desserts. And no wonder when you serve ours, for they are made of the finest ingredients procurable,compounded by the sworkmanship. Try one to- day. Apple pie ala mode makes a tasty and easily prepared dinner dessert. The Gold Crust Bakery Phone 109 • Christmas Special!! A FREE OIL COLORED ENLARGEMENT with each dozen order of 4x6 Photographs. , \Your photograph becomes a treasure in the Years to come.\ Sittings Taken Day and Night and Sundays. Order your Photography Christ- mas Cards Now. to spend the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Prichett. Aileen Marengo and Harriet Prichett came home for the holidays. They are attending school in Thompson aalls. Pauline Baldwin was a guest at the home of Harriet and Betty Prichett during the holidays. The Farmers Union dance was well attended and enjoyed Saturday night. The hot lunches for the school child- ren have started. Mrs. - Lindberg, Mrs. Winners and Mrs. Caldwell are now do- ing the cooking. Miss Margaret Roscoe and Miss Edna Kaiser have returned front their holi- days to resume their duties as teachers here. Allan Chaffin, Sam Tritt, Mrs. Cald- well and daughters, Irene, were Thanks- giving day guests at the home of Mrs. Mildred Morget. Mrs. John Morket and Mr. and Mrs. Haynor were guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Anchor Rasmussen Thanks- giving. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Prichett and Arthur. Holland left for their home in California Sunday. Mr. King, who was a former resident of Arlee, passed away at his home in Missoula November 24th. He had been suffering from heart trouble for some time. He was 74 years old. He leaves his wife, three sons and a daughter. Funeral services were held in Missoula November 28th. Mr. and Mrs. Carl of Washington are I visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. J Boyer F. U. PREPARES PROGRAM FOR COMING LEGISLATIVE SESSION House and Senate and the different leg- islative measures that will be proposed. The Farmers' Union, which took an active part in the election of both state senators and representatives in many districts in a non-partisan way, and will have a strong representation in both bodies, has a complete legislative program outlined and will seek to get these measures through both bodies at the coming 60 -day session. This program, which was adopted at the state convention of that organiza- tion includes the following: 1. Change in primary law to allow voting for any candidate on any ticket in the primary election just as they do at the election. 2. Submitting amendment to con- stitution authorizing legislature to ex- Mr. and Mrs. Urban Savall entertain- empt property up to $2.500 used for ed relatives Thanksgiving day. residential purposes. Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Thomas. and 3. Amend state insurance law so par- Jerone Thomas of Camp Tuffit were ticular risks applicable to communities dinner guests at the R. L. Walker home may be determined by local officers and Thanksgiving. no premiums paid for risks not pertin- Miss Elsie Learn of Somers spent the ent to such localities, holidays with her parents. 4. Passage of agricultural conserva - Miss Annette Walker spent the holt- Hon act to obtain Federal grants which days with home folks. are permitted to state by federal gov- The Hofert Christmas tree company ernment. started hauling Christmas trees out of 5. Extension of present law relating this vicinity Monday. to penalties and interest on delinquent R. L. Walker and Thomas were husi- taxes. lass callers in Poison Monday. 6. Require public utilities to file an- Thomas and Leon Walker were shop- nual statement of value of all property ping i n K a li s p e ll W e d nes d ay. for rate making purposes and using A meeting of the 4-H Club was held same for tax assessment purposes. at the school house. New officers elect - 7. Make legal rate of interest not to ed were Mary Tonkinson. presidents- • exceed six per cent. ' 1Maretta Williams, secretary and tress - 8. Prohibit defleiency judgments urer and Ruth 7bnkinson club reporter. ' without exemptiong in all cases. Mrs. Jerone Thomas was elected leader. • 9. Teaching cooperative economics The club will take up sewing this corn- ' in all Montana elementary and higher tag year and meetings will be held at institutions of learning in an aggressive and postive manner and in accordance with the best methods of teaching as any other science now taught. All teach- Dale. were business visitors in Poison em required to obtain at least 4 quer- Frid a y. ter credits approved academic and pro- George and Graydon Williams were fessional preparation in cooperative Sunday dinner guests at the R. L. economics to obtain a legal certiacate Walker home. to teach the social studies in the schools Much activity is going on in this vi - of Montana. cinity as the Larson logging outfit is 10. Equalization tax on distillate, moving to their new camp at Lake Ho - fuel oil or any other motive power used nen where they expect to start logging in any carrier or vehicle using the state operations soon, highway system, equal to the present , tax on gaspline for tne same purpose. ' At the Hospital 11. Legislation whereby farmers pay Mrs. Harry Stonehocker. who has the entire county expense of the county extension agent and giving the farmers the right to hire and fire such agents. 12. Amend absent voter law to stop alleged present abuses. pita! last Friday for medical treatment. 13. License outside dealers who buy Wesley McBroom who was injured livestock and poultry from farmers in some time ago in a tractor accident, was the state. able to leave the hospital Tuesday. Additional: Taxing so-called intangi- E. Wickstrom of Ronan underwent a bles; tax on natural gas; tax on Pine major operation Monday. He is re- lines, telephone and telegraph lines: ported as \doing nicely.\ changes in income tax law; establish- Mr. and Mrs. Dick Graham are par- ment of state bank; adoption Torrens eats of a daughter born Tuesday. Land Title system; changes in dion Dalen Jensen of Ronan underwent a of school moneys; one board. P refer- major operation Tuesday - ably State Hail commission, to handle Master John Carney of Ronan under - all insurance. Regulation of speed and loads of trucks on highways. This latter list was included in the legislative program of two years ago but was omitted from legislation adopted. In addition to the above program, the convention went to record as favoring the following: 1. An adequate old age pension. As to the amount or method of raising the money for it, no action was taken but the convention went on record by a majority vote as opposing a sales tax— the method proposed by Dr. Townsend for raising pension funds. 2. Development, distribution and 10 sale of electric power - for rural electri- fication purposes by the government at Fort Peck and other geverrunent pro- jects and prevent such power falling into the hands or under control of priv- ate Industry. Reserve such power to the people for general use on a basis sim- ilar to the plan of the Tennessee Valley Authority. You Remember? About 23 Years Ago The following items were taken from the files of The Courier Spring Valley The \500\ card patty will meet at the Gottlieb home Saturday evening, De- cember 5th. Members take notice. Nels Thorsrud has been successful in getting a Slowing well on his ranch at a depc, of 232 It. He had enough flow to fill an inch pipe. He may dig a few feet more to see if the flow will be in- creased. Mrs. V. Nelson and August and Nels Thorsrud spent Saturday evening at the Diamond Bar Six ranch playing cards. The Thanksgiving day dinner and program at the school house was a great success. The teacher, Mrs. Poole and the Lake children gave a very inter- esting program of songs and recitations. August Nelson and Beulah Wigfield were in charge of the games and con- tests and these were much enjoyed. The dinner of turkey, chicken, etc., and all the trimmings was enjoy$ by all. Miss Evelyn Nelson of Round Butte spent the Thanksgiving day here with her folks. Miss Ruth Wigfield and friend of Where Is It Now? Missoula visited over the Holidays at Norrisvale now a full fledged post- the John Wigfield home. office and from now on mail can be sent Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Merritt and lam - and received from there. ily spent Thanksgiving day at the New Industry at Dixon Ralph White home in Garcon Gulch. An industry that promises to be a Mr. and Mrs. Howard Burton are now the owners of a new red car. John Gottlieb, Stanley and Paul Smith, Ruth Wigfield and friend and Lillie Nelson took in the dance in Val- ley View Thursday evening. Pelson Sailors Grounded William Keller, J. L. Hughes and William Paffenberger who left Poison last summer in a motor boat, bound for Florida, have been heard from. They started down the Missouri river at Fort Benton two weeks after leaving here and Hughes left the party at Great Falls. After a hard experience in na- vigating the river and getting stuck on sandbars and rocks, during which time they broke their propeller, they reached Williston, N. D., and sold their boat pro- ceeding to their destination by rail. I. 0. 0. F. Elect Officers Officers elected for the year 1914, in the Odd Fellow Lodge are E. R. Swart, N. G.; Myron Murgitroyd, V. 0.0; H E. Rakeman, sec.; E. R. Phillips, treas- urer and W Mast, trustee. good thing for Dixon and provide a pay roll was started when the sawmill of Campbell and Moser began operations. The company have secured all the tim- ber along the Flathead river from Dixon to the falls at Poison. The hunting party composed of C. M. With the opening of the legislature Matravers, C. P. Cowman, Ben Cramer jv C. Penney's Newly now only a month away interest is and George VanHellen have returned centering in the organization of the I from Swan River country with five deer. Decorated H. A. Kaiser held a sale of his full blood Jersey and Holstein dairy cows at his ranch near Round Butte. W. G. Dewey has let the contract to R. G. Miller for the building of a seven room house on A street, east of the Lake hotel. Mr And Mrs. J. A. Johnson have re- turned from Gregson Springs. Proctor Items Carrie Larson of Mineral county spent Thanksgiving day in Proctor. Mr. and Mrs. Daryl Proud and son of Fort Peck, arrived last week to spend . the holidays in Dayton and at the school house the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Mr and Mrs. D. 0. Rogers and son, been a medical patient for the past few days was able to leave yesterday to re- turn to her home at Round Butte. Mrs. William Irvine entered the hos- went a major operation Tuesday. He is reported as \doing as well as can be ex - Bart Cramer, sr medical patient, was able to return to his home yesterday. Paul Peschel, surgical patient, return- ed to his home in Ronan this week. We are literally amazed to see one municipality advertising itself as the 'best little town.\ Not a word about ex- celling New York or Chicago in any- thing. Store is To Open Tomorrow Completely redecorated and stocked with newly received merchandise, the local Penny store will open in Meir former location, the Salish building, to- morrow. The store 'was tiamaged by fire only a month ago, on October 27th, but intensive work was\ begun immed- iately to prepare for the approaching holiday season. ' Not only have improvements been made in the store, but through special arrangement Manager J. Henry John- son has been able to obtain last minute merchandise from larger supply cen- ters. A page \spread\ is in this issue regarding the new stock. \A bright new Christmas display in a modern store has been our goal and I'm sure that we have been successful. May we thank our friends for past pa- tronage and assure them that we are still better equipped to serve them.\ The local Penney store was establish- ed in Poison nine years ago, with Mr. Johnson its first manager and he has been here continuously since that time. A snort history of the company will no doubt prove of interest St this time. The J. C. Penney company was found- ed 34 years ago by James C. Penney in the small mining town of Kemmerer, Wyo., with a capital of exactly $500. Christmas Cards All New Stock Now on Display Priced from lc to 25c Assortments in boxes from 15c to 50c The Early Shopper Gets the Best Values Hubbard's Pharmacy Today there are 1497 Penney stores In the United States and the capital in- vestment runs into the big figures. Earl 0. Sams is president of the Pen- ney company, succeeding Mr. Penney a few years ago when Mr. Penney was chosen as chairman of the board of' directors. • Here's a Gift That's Sure to \Click\ With That Hard to Please Man on Your List . . . . The SCHICK DRY SHAVER A GIFT \HE\ WILL REALLY APPRECIATE FOR MANY YEARS TO COME! $ 1 5 Ask for a Free Demonstration Eddie's Drug Company Poison, Montana This is the way we licked the Wash -day Problem No more drudgery.. .no more aching backs... we've licked the laundry problem by send ing our laundry to the Poison Steam Laun- dry! They do it the COMPLETE modern way. Evrything comes back clean and ironed, ready to put away! And we've found that this service costs only a little more than the old way...but it's certainly worth it! DRY CLEANING done by experienced operators Let Us Call For Your Laundry Today. Phone 281 Poison Steam Laundry and Dry Cleaning I Social Affairs JJ Bridal Shower Given Mrs. Earl Day of Missoula, formerly Miss Nina Leonard was complimented at a bridal shower given for her by her mother, Mrs. Patrick Leonard, last Mon- day afternoon at the Leonard home. A social afternoon was enjoyed with re- freshments being served at a late hour.' The bride was the recipient of many pleasing gifts from those present, Mrs. Rex Haun, Mrs. Jack Phillips, Mrs. Carrie Anderson, Mrs. Paul Shock°, Miss Fern Violet. Mrs. Mike Butterfield, - Mrs. Edith Graham, Mrs. John Ole, Mrs. Arthur Rose, Mrs. John LaSalle, i Mrs. Audrey Smith, Mrs. Cecil Meters and Misses Helen and Betty Leonard. WE INVITE YOU TO OUR PEN HOUSE I. FRIDAY NITE, DEC. FREE GIFTS to Children when accompanied by parents. A special opportunity to see our complete New Stock of Toys GAMBLE STORE AGENCY Poison, Montana • Meier's Studio

The Flathead Courier (Polson, Mont.), 03 Dec. 1936, located at <http://montananewspapers.org/lccn/sn86075296/1936-12-03/ed-1/seq-5/>, image provided by MONTANA NEWSPAPERS, Montana Historical Society, Helena, Montana.