The Flathead Courier (Polson, Mont.) 1910-current, January 07, 1937, Image 1

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ti1510ft‘C At. 5000 Of 00141 ASA NEN.E. NA State Historical Library br ft the A:furter 7 Poison—the Power City, the Commercial, Recreation and Scenic Center of the Garden of the Rockiest VOLUME NO. 27 - 9198 - 33 C 0 76 POLSON, LAKE COUNTY, MONTANA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 1937. NUMBER 40 Eighty Men Being Employed; Ninepipe & Pablo Reservoirs Work of establishing bird refuges at the Ninepipe and Pablo reservoirs has recently been started by the Bicioeical survey department. The new projects are furnishing employment for 80 men working in two shifts. The men are tak- en from the certified WPA rolls. A general program of development is planned. Eleven miles of fence will be built at the Ninepipe reservoir and nine miles at the Pablo reservoir. Parking areas for fishermen will also be built at Ninepipe, and it is tentatively plan- ned to include the construction of out- of-doors shelters, fire places and the planting of trees in the program. The work is being carried on under the direction of George L. Girard, who Is with the division of migratory water- fowl. Mr. Girard states that this work will in no way interfere wth the ir- rigation and that the department is working in the valley in cooperation with farmers, ranchers and other resi- dents, which is shown through their employment of these men which might otherwise be left to the support of the taxpayers. JOINT INSTALLATION OF ODD FELLOWS-REBEKAHS MONDAY Members of the Odd Fellows and Re- bekah lodges will hold a joint installa- tion of officers at a meeting next Mon- day evening at their hall. Mrs. Emma Sheller of Kalispell, state President of the Rebekah assembly will be here to conduct the installation in Use Rebekah lodge and C. L. Sterling who is district deputy grand master will have charge of the installation for the Odd Fellows. Mrs. Sheller will be assisted by Mrs. Ed Pray, Mrs. Belle Reynolds, Mrs. P. C. Creswell, Mrs, Bertha Smith, Mrs. Grace Sterling and Mrs. E. S. Ferrell. Ansting Mr. Sterling will be George S ager, Bob Bretton, Ray Barr and L. A. GiPe , A short program is being planned, *Mowing the installation and • lunch Will be served. Miss Juanita Davis returned to Kalis- pell Sunday, after spending the Christ - /Ms vacation here with friends. Miss Myrna Jensen spent Sunday and Monday visiting her mother at Kalis- pell Miss Norma Hansen has recently re- signed her teaching job at the Yellow Bay school, to accept a job of teaching in the grade school at St. Ignatius. Sockeye Age Can Be Told by \Ear Rings /9 An interesting bit of information in regard to sockeye salmon not commonly known, accordig to Graham Cabwell. who has charge of the Station Creek hatchery, is the fact that the age of a salmon can be determined much the same as that of a tree. Mr. Cabwell who recently attended a special course of instruction at the state college at Bozeman. took 40 sal- mon from Flathead lake there for ex- perimentation and it was found that the age of the fish could be determined by a small bone on the inside of the head near the ear, which has rings around it, each ring representing a year. Most of the fish used for experimenting were found to be from three to live years old. The Flathead lake fish were found to be entirely free of disease their only fault being that some were bruised. More than a million and quarter eggs were taken during this year's run. They will be hatched at the hatchery and during April and May will be planted in the lake. Mr. Cabwell says that he has never seen a partially grown salmon caught and that he believes the finger- lings make their way to deep water and remain there until they are mature and ready to return up -stream to spawn. School Moves From Undertaking Parlor To New Building St. Ignatius. To The Courier— The fifth and sixth grades have moved into their new classrooms on the second floor of the new addition to the St. Ignatius grade school building. These classes have been meeting in the old undertak- ing parlor and in a small country school building which had been moved down from St. Mary's take several years ago. Saturday will be general moving day of Farmers Mutual for the high school students. They will occupy the entire ground floor of the The ninth annual business meeting new addition and the two rooms now and election of officers of the Lake used by the first and second grade. The County Farmers' Mutual was held last stage in the gym will also be used as a Saturday at Ronan. classroom. The first, second and third The former directors, A. L. Fryber- grades will move into the present high ger of Chario. John Seines of Ronan, A. school building, and the fourth grade J. Riggart of St. Ignatius and George will occupy the room now used by the Graham of Whitepine, were re-elected third grade, and during the directors' meeting which The commercial room in the basement followed, all of the officers were re - of the high school building will be con- elected also. They are A. L. Meek of verted into a soup kitchen Monday. A Poison, president; A. L. Fryberger. vice hot dish wil be prepared every school president; and L. M. Padgette. secretary. day and sold to the children for five This is Mr. Padgette's ninth successive 14. section 6. containing 75 and 65-100 cents. The P.T.A. committee in charge term in this office. 'acres; lot 7 and the NE; of the SW% of the hot lunches is composed of Mrs. 1 Mr. Meek gave a full report of the section 6. containing 77.5 acres; lot 8 Earl Hill, Mrs. Leo Cunningham, Mrs. state meeting held recently at Helena. and the SEai of the SW'a section 6, Cecil Phillips, Mrs. P. E. Delaney, Mrs., Mr. Padgette reports that the Lake ,containing 77.15 acres. T.22. R.19, Also Don Stevens, Mrs. T Reserad, M. - county organization now has al222.250. the NWai of the BEV, section 6 and Jack Holt, Mrs. Andrew Mullenberg and :of insurance in force with 1.006 policy j block 2. 3 and 4 of Baptiste Villa Site, Mrs. Leo HM. holders. section G. T.22, R.19. PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION RESCINDS ORDER TO LIGHT CO. Notice arrived in Poison yesterday that an order from the State Board of Railroad Commissioners giving the In- dian Irrigation Light Service until Jan- uary 1st to discontinue their demand charge, had been rescinded. This case started last September at Ronan when patrons of the U. S. I. I. S. appeared before the public service com- mission and asked that the company discontinue the demand charge and improve their service. A decision was handed down December 28th ordering the light company Oast they would be given until January 1st to discontinue the demand charge and until January 20th to improve the service. An order dated January 5th rescinds the above, from which we quote in part: \In the case against the United States Indian Service Electric department, for Ronan and vicinity, certain physical factors have been brought to the atten- tion of this Board and on the basis of these physical factors the Board does this day set aside order No, 16e8 in abeyance and orders the reopening of said case for further investigation.\ New Officers For C. of C. Elected with Bixby as President Cold blasts sent to this section Tues- day night failed to dampen the en- thusiasm of about 75 men who turned out for the annual meeting and elec- tion of the Poison Chamber of Com- merce. In addition to electing officers, members and guests were given a treat in the way of a more or less imprompttl Program which was full of pep, plenty interesting and althogether instruc- tive, H. E. Bixby was given an unanimous vote as president. W. 8. Grinds was elected vice president; H. B. Hanson, treasurer; four directors as follows: F. J. McConnell, A. L. Helmer, L. E. Brooks and L. 8. Butler. The program consisted of a number of' selections by the H. S. orchestra. under the guidance of Director Gaylord; Mrs. Elmer DeOoller sang \Rocky Mountain Home\ and \Old Faithful,\ accompanied by Mrs. Art Levisee on the piano. Rellting President F. J. McConnell Al R. Johnson. president of the ICalls- pell Chamber of Commerce; Ben F Johnson and E. M. Spencer. president and secretary respectively of the Ronan Commercial club; Dr. Richards, chair- man of the local road committee; Carl Hummer. Kalispell, and Secretary Red- man were numbered among those who addressed the members. A brief syn- opsis of their talks follows: \Al\ Johnson (Kalispell): Poison and Kalispell both have their problems. Sometimes we don't agree. Lake county formerly was part of Flathead and aitho separated now, Kalispell still wants to help out in any way they can. We need confidence in one another and neigh- borliness. Let's all encourage good roads and work together because \Wes- tern Montana is the show place of Mon - Several Changes In BASEMENT AT CHARLO WILL BE ABANDONED, SCHOOL PURPOSES Personnel at C. H. Monday, the day for successful can- didates to assume their official duties, found only two major changes in the Lake county court house. Walter Jensen took over his duties as the new clerk and recorder, re -placing 0. H. Peltier who has served the county in this ca- pacity for several years, and P. F. Hemn took his office as county commissioner, succeeding J. J. Rosenberger who has seared as commissioner nine years. Mr. Jen en has appointed as his deputies. Bernt Langatmet and Mrs. Anna Kemp. A few other changes were also made in the court house family. Fred Peder- sen of Dayton, has been appointed as clerk in the office , of the county at- torney, L. D. French, filling the va- cancy left by Ronald Rowan who has accepted a job with the Social Security division of the Internal Revenue de- partment. Miss Nannie McKnight has been appointed as clerk in the office oi the county superintendent, Ethel Terry, taking the place of Miss Isabel Jensen who has been appointed as a deputy 'in the office of the county treasurer, T. J. Farrell. In the office of the assessor. John Lampe, Miss Bee Upham and , Miss Kathryn Marion are assisting in the work of preparing the 1937 assessment. At the session of the board of county coministioners, G. . A. Lensman was again appointed to serve as the chair- man of the board. Miss Genevieve Whettion left Sunday to return to Butte, after spending the holidays here with friends. Miss Katherine Breen of Missoula and Miss Margaret Breen, of Santa Fe, N. M., spent Tuesday here visiting their sister. Mrs. Leonard Marsh. Deaths Reported During Past Week George F.. Marlow St Ignatius: To The Courier—George E. Marlow died Monday after an ex- tended illness. He was at the Octave Couture home in Arlee at the time of his death. Funeral services were con- ected Wednesday morning at the holic church with Father Louis 'Teel- officiatifig and burial was made in the Catholic cemetery. Mr. Marlow was born in 1885 in Terrabond, Mims, and was a veteran of the World War Mrs. E. L Rose Mrs. Elam L. Rose. aged 66, paseed away last Sunday evening at her home two miles east of Ronan. after only a Hannah Misfeldt and husband was few days illness. Her body was shipped settled Wednesday and the case dis- Tuesday to Colorado Springs, Colo., for missed. burial. The Rose family came to Lake Judge Arnold to Hold Court 'counts' about three months ago from Notice has been received that Judge Ralph Arnold will conduct court here January 12 and 26, in place of Judge Albert Besancon who will be busy with court matters in another part of the district. This will be first session with Patricia Pape Judge Arnold presiding, in this county. Patricia Papke, three-year old daugh- Lynde Catlin has recently been appoint- ter of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Papke, passed ed as his reporter. away early New Year's morning at the New Licenses Appearing family home after an illness of one day. With only the first week of the new The popular little youngsters death year past, there are a number of the was a great shock to her parents as well new green 1937 automobile license plates as the many friends 01 the family. making their appearance. At least 80 Surviving her besides her parents, are new licenses have been received in Lake county so far, while T. J. Farrell, coun- ty treasurer, reports that applications to -date number 260. Drivers licenses total 400 of the 50c licenses and 12 of the 25c kind. Banana Belt Comes In for Share Blizzard Following one of the warmest De- cembers on record, winter struck this vicinity with vengeance this week. The storm reached Poison late Monday af- ternoon bringing with it howling winds and swirling snow which for a time blocked many of the country roads and closed the west shore highway for sev- eral hours. The temperature dropped to 17 below Tuesday night and last night to 21 below according to the govern- ment record kept by J. H. Mine. The mercury had risen five degrees this fore- noon and government forecasts from other places hold promise of a break tomorrow for warmer. weather. Many motorists, unprepared for the icy blasts found their cars frozen Tues- day and yesterday morning and traffic is at a minithum. The blinding snow Monday night made driving dangerous, however only one accident was reported. 0. 3, Mueller, Missoula businessman, turned his car over on the Sunny Slope hill that even- ing due to poor visibility. The wind- shield wiper on his car was not working properly and while he was attempting to fix it he lost control of his car and it went off the grade turning completely over. The car was badly damaged but Mr. Mueller was not injured. WILL DESCRIBE CHINESE HOMES AT SUNDAY EVENING SERVICE An interesting service has been pre- pared for next Sunday evening at the Baptist-Presbyterian church, starting at 6:30 p. m., when Mrs. Triol will describe various types of Chinese homes, prepar- ation of foods and forms of entertain- ment. Mrs. Trio] was formerly a mis- sionary in Chinkiang, China, for four and a half years and the program will be of interest to children as well as adults. The general public is invited. Mrs. W. E Pinlmey returned Sunday from Kellogg, Ida„ where she spent the holidays with relatives. She was accom- panied on her return by her brother, Morten Clemmets. Walter Williams left last Saturday to return to Missoula where he is at- tending the University, after spending the holidays here with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. U Williams. Lake County Court House Happenings Condemnation proceedings over a right of way, county commissioners vs. Mr. Johnson also stated that he noted a tendency among some businessmen to bid a reluctant farewell to 1936, fearing that 1937 would not be so good. He asked that those fears be discarded and that our new year be faced with con- fidence and courage and hoped all would enjoy as good business this year as last. \Ben' Johnson (Ronan): Closer co- operation among all commercial and chic bodies of Lake county would be a fine thing. New people are coming in, new problems confront the entire coun- ty. We're all interested in irrigation and more of it. The irrigation commission- ers meet Saturday, January 16th. Dele- gations should be present from every town to meet with them and work with them and ask for farther development of this district. Carl Hummel: Respects to \Jimmy\ Harbert, former mayor of Kalispell but now a Lake county booster. All former \scraps\ have been \washed over the dam.\ Anything that is good for one county is also of benefit to the other. E. M. Spencer: Glad to meet with Poison C. of C. Appreciate the fellow- ship. Was in this town 24 years ago to a dance. Late Marsh was present at that time and \going good.\ He's here tonight and is \still going good.\ Re- member that James Harbert was asked the question: \What is land worth in the valley?\ He replied. \not a dime but the water is worth $300 per acre!\ (Continued on page 8) Ninth Annual Meet Marriages Break Record Both marriages and divorces took new leads in Lake county during 1936. a check-up at the office of James Har- bert, clerk of court shows, although cupid was far ahead of the divorce busi- ness and even broke his own record for previous years in the marriage license business: During the past year there were 133 licenses issued, which leads the previous record of 1934 by three licenses. August and November were the busiest months. with eighteen licenses, each and March, the smallest with three licenses. Li- censes issued in 1935 totaled only 112 despite the June rush before the \gin - marriage\ law went into effect. Divorces filed during the past year numbered 53 in comparison to 32 the year before. Thus far no license ha.s yet been issued for the new year. The last li- cense of 1936 was secured last Wednes- day by Arnold Abraham Goerz of Fort Peck and Hazel Virginia Caldwell of New Deal. Land Transfers Only a few land transfers were re- corded during the past week in the of- fice of the clerk and recorder. Warranty deeds filed were: Florence Meson of Radwell. Alberta, Canada. to Walter A. McFredrick and wife of St. Ignatius. the NE% of the SW\.. section 21, T.18, R.19.• Bruno E. Fisher, jr., and wife of Poi- son to Wm. GMaley of Poison, lot 5 block 28, original townsite of PoLson Quite claim deeds filed were: Laura K. Sharp of Poison to Geo. W. Sharp, 10 acres in the SE'S of the NW\. section 9, T.22. R.20. First National Bank of Missoula to Amos M. Davidson of Poison lots 3 and Nebraska. Mrs. Rose leaves to mourn her death, her husband, a son living near Ronan. a daughter at Colorado Springs and another daughter at Enid. Okla. two brothers, Gerald and James Papke and her grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Johnson of this place and Mrs. Glaz- er of Creston, Minn: Funeral services were conducted Sun- day afternoon from the Baptist -Presby- terian church by Rev. 0. A. White of Rollins and Rev. C. W. Trice of Poison. and burial was made in the Inkeview cemetery. Mrs. George Sharp Mrs. George Sharp. another of this section's pioneer residents, passed away last Sunday evening at her home north- west of Poison. following an illness of more than two years. Funeral services were conducted yes- terday afternoon from the Methodist church with Rev. W. P. Jinnett officiat- ing, and interment was made in the Iakeview cemetery. Laura Katherine Warner was born March 18, 1868, at Owensboro. Kentucky and moved with her parents to Laclede. Missouri and January 17, 1889 she was united in marriage to Mr. Sharp. Mr. and Mrs. Sharp and family came to Montana thirty-five years ago, first locating in the eastern part of the state. Pave yea\ later they came In true pion- eer fashion by covered wagon, to Poi- son, arriving here before the opening of the reservation. This section has been their home through the intervening Years except for a few years spent homesteading near Niaracia. Had Mrs. Sharp lived until the seven- teenth of this month she and her. hus- band would have observed their 48th wedding anniversary. Besides her husband, Mrs. Sharp leaves two sons, Charles and Russell, and one daughter Mrs. Ruth Cheney all of Poison; five grandchildren, one sis- ter and four brothers, as well as a host of friends to mourn her death. STEAMBOAT SILVER SWAN IS FROZEN IN AT YELLOW BAY The steamboat, Silver Swan, built re- cently by Lee Holderman, is making its home at the present time in Yellow Bay. having been locked in by the ice. The boat left Poison several weeks ago to bring out a boom of logs and during the recent cold spell was frozen in then: before they could get the logs out. It may be some time before the boat will be able to return to Poison. As a result of an inspection made by Dr. Foot, of the State Board of Health, into the health conditions of the schools of Lake county, a warning has been issued at Chario that health conditions must be improved or the school closed. Due to the overcrowded condition the basement had been put into use for classrooms, which acocrding to Dr. Foot were very unsatisfactory as to air space and lighting. To correct this matter the school board has arranged to hold a part of the school in another building Other deficiencies were found in the schools at St. Ignatius and Ariee, but these will be remedied when their new school buildings are put into use. CITY COUNCIL CONFIRMS APPOINTMENT OF NEW MEN City council members at their regular meeting last Monday evening confirmed the appointment of W. H. Needham and Dave Kemp as members of the police force. The new men succeed Leo James and George Folden, who resigned last month. Permission was granted W. J. Miller, who operates a tourist camp east of the city limits, to connect the camp with the city sewer system. Other matters brought before the council was chiefly routine business. Regular Session of The District Court Judge Albert Besancon opened the January, 1937, term of district for Lake county at Poison, on Tuesday morning, January 6th, and the following business was transacted: The Court read and ordered incor- porated in the minutes and filed an or- der by the two judges of the district abolishing the departments as they have heretofore existed in Missoula county and apportioning the judicial work of the district between the two judges. This being the opening day of the term, the Court, as required by law, ex- amined the bonds of Gustav A. Lens- num, L. J. Marion and P. F. Hem the members of the board of county com- oners, found them sufficient in form and as to sureties. and approved the same. Th only crintrusi matter on the cal- endar was that of JinunY Matt, charged with assault in the first degree, as the result of a stabbing affray which took place here at Thanksgiving time. Matt waived a reading of information and entered a plea of not guilty. He was placed under a bond of $2,500 and being unable to furnish it, was returned to the custody of the sheriff. Other matters heard during the ses- sion were: National Surety Corporation, etc., vs. Clarence Brown. etc. The defendant's demurrer to the plaintiff's complaint was set for hearing on January 12th ea 2:00 p. M. William H. Mackey vs. Edward N. Blakely. The defendant's demurrer to the plaintiff's complaint was set for hearing on January 12th at 2 p. m. W. B. Butler vs. Pacific Finance Co., etc., et al. The defendant's demurrer to the plaintiff's complaint was set for hearing on January 26th at 9:30 ri. m. Thomas J. °heels vs. J. L Taulbee. rte. The defendant's dmurrer to the plaintiff's complaint was set for hear- ing on January 26th at 9:90 a. m. Josephine E. Shanander vs. Marion Holliday et al. The defendant's de- murrer to the plaintiff's complaint was set for hearing on January 26th at 9:30 a. m. W. F. Emory vs. William Olson et al. The above entitled action was set for trial on February 2nd at 9:30 a. m. W. F. Emory vs. Sam Olson and Em- ma Olson. The above entitled action was set for trial on February and at 9:30 a. m. W. F. Emory et al. VS. Emma . Olson and Sam Olson. The above entitled ac- tion was set for trial on February and at 9:30 a. m. In the Matter of the Guardianship oi Burdetta Rainey, a minor, This matter came on for hearing upon the final ac- count of the guardian and his petition for discharge. Evidence was introduced and the Court allowed the account and ordered the discharge of the guardian 83 provided by statute. In the Meter of the Estate of John 0. Hazelwood, deceased. This matter came on for hearing upon a petition for an order authorizing the sale of certain real estate, and the Court af- ter hearing the evidence adduced made an order authorizing the sale. In the Matter of the Estate of Andrew Monson, deceased. This matter came on for hearing upon the final account of the administrator and his petition for distribution. Evidence was intro- duced in support thereof and the Court allowed the account, fixed the inheri- tance tax at 842.59, and decreed distri- bution in accordance with the prayer of the petition. In the Matter of the Estate of Wil- liam S. Hollingsworth. deceased. This matter came on for hearing upon a pe- tition to set aside the entire estate to the widow, and the Court after hearing the evidence adduced made such an order. In the Matter of the Estate of Lucy Fogle. deceased. This matter came on for hearing upon the final account of the administrator with the will annexeit and his petition for distribution. After hearng the evidence adduced the Court allowed the account and decreed dattri- bution in accordance with the prayer of the petition. Helen Rhoades vs. Frank Rhoades. (Continued On back Page) Growth of Poison Shown by Increased N.P., P.O. Receipts With the close of the old year and the beginning of the new, many places of business are making a check of their business of the past year and in the majority of cases are finding that 1936 receipts were much larger that those of the previous year. Probably one of the largest of these in Poison is the Northern Pacific depot where it was found that freight and passenger business brought in $69,000 more in 1936 than it had in 1935. The larger part of this was attributed to in- creased shipments of freight, a good sized portion of which was in car -load lots. The increase of business and growth of Poison during the past year is also shown in other places. The postoffice. the index of the town, showed a much larger increase of receipts and mail dur- ing December of the past year than pre- viously and while figures for the year's business have not yet been obtained they will probably show a substantial Increase over 1935 as Postmaster Geo. Farrell states that approximately 1,000 new patrons have been added the past year. Another place in which an increase is shown, possibly not one of the most pleasing but proportionally one of the largest is the city treasury where $316.50 in fines have been paid since July, in comparison to $15 for the latter half oi the fiscal year of 1935-36. THOSE REGISTERED FOR CCC MAY BE SENT IN MARCH Announcement was made yesterday from the office of Rudy Sheric.k, that those who registered at his office for enrollment in the CGC camps and did not get to go during the last call, may be able to do so in March when another call for men will be made. Due to the fact that the quota for this county was cut to two, at the last minute, there was a large number registered who could not be sent Planning Committee Named for Lake Co. Lake county, like most other caunties in Montana. and several other states. has an agricultural planning committee which after a study of local conditions in the face of state, national and inter- national situations will draw up recom- mendations for a long time agricultural program. reports County Agent Paisley. Their first work was back in 1927 and in the spring of 1936 a two-day economic conference was held. Today, Thursday. the committee, representing all parts ol the county, will meet in Ronan in a preliminary meeting for this year's work. Plans are to hold another con- ference this spring to make specific recommendations as to type of farms weed insect and rodent control and other good practices. in regard to both dry and irrigated, farming in this coun- ty. Members of the committee are: Harry Hanson, Ariee: 0. A. Lensznan. St. Ig- natius; R. A. Nafus. Leon; Mary Barr, Charlo; E. J. Price, Moiese: W. H. Ma- honey, Round Butte; Fred Owens, Ro- nan: W. H. Wayman. Yellow Bay; Roy Reed. Pablo: R. R. Tower Poison; Leon Thompson. Valley View; Geo, Halver- son, Radio: A. J. Connolly. Finley Point: Roy Proud. Dayton and Geo. Sanden, Hillside. Representatives of the Extension ser- vice are working with the committee. It is planned that by 1938 a complete written report will be available. Dam, Safeway, Five Pennies Lead League The fourth round of the City Leagte' coming up next Wednesday will find the Dam. Safeway and Five Pennies in the first three positions with Chevrolets Red & White. and High School Reserves tied up at .333. The underdogs came through last night to get back in the running. A hitherto unbeaten Safeway team went down to defeat at the hands of the re- vamped H. S. Reserves outfit with a record low score of 3-2. The Five Pen- nies. rapidly gaining the nickname of \Bad Pennies\ came thru with the odds agalruit them to trounce the Chevrolets decisively 23-13. The former playing their best game to date, comanded an early lead and were never headed al- though tied once or twice In the third game of the evening the top team of the league. Dam, dropped Red & White down a notch with an 18-11 defeat. The store team came to life in the third quarter and threatened to overtake the power boys but bogged down when Prince and Holland counted Next Wednesday Safeway plays Chev- rolet; Five Pennies vs. Red & White. the Dam VS. H. S. Reserves. The team standings are as follows Team W L Pct Dam 3 1 .75o Safeway 2 1 .66e Five Pennies 2 2 50o iChevrolet . 1 2 33,t Red & White 1 2 .333 H. S. Reserves . 1 - 2 333 Leading scorers of the league: Prince. Dam. 24; K. Lang. Chev., 23; Holland. Dam. 23; Greiner. 5 Pen. 20; Murphy 1 5 Pen., 20; Scott, R.ArW.. 20: N. Lang, Chew. le; Robinson, Dam, 18; W. Holt, 5 Pen.. 15: Reep. 141.

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