The Flathead Courier (Polson, Mont.) 1910-current, April 08, 1937, Image 1

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State Materiel) Library Zbt itatbiath a VOLUME NO. 28. OiSTORL.ICL 1%3 .0 g, OF MONTANA I-IEL.C.r-! xtrver Poison—the Power City, the Commercial, Recreation and Scenic Center of the Garden of the Rockies! Live to Tell of 200 Foot Drop Over an Embankment, Dam Riding to what seemed almost their certain death, Ernest }Sisson, Mrs. Mary Woodcock and Clara Courville, all of St. Ignatius, escaped without being critically injured, after their car car- eened madly down a 200 foot embank- ment near the intake camp at the date early yesterday morning. The group had taken Fred St. Ger- maine, who is emproyed with the grave- yard crew, out to work from Poison. Disregarding the sign which peohibits cars from driving into the camp the party drove up to the place where Mr. St. Germaine was to go to work on the north side of the river and after letting him out they turned to come back to Poison. Only a short distance away the car left the road and plunged down the almost perpendiculer embankment near the tunnel intake, turning over and over. Near the bottom of the hill the car struck a tree stump Which tore the roof off and with the next turn the three occupants were thrown out of the machine. Nearby workers rushed the injured to the company hospital where they were given first aid treatment and later taken to the hospital at St. Ignatius, where an examinaion showed that Mrs. Woodcock who was the most seriously Injured is suffering from a slight con- cussion. The other two sustained only contusions. Sisson was released from the hospital yesterday afternoon. SENIOR CLASS PLAY \THE BAT\ TO BE PRESENTED APRIL 14-15 \'the Bat\ a three-act mystery play by Mary Roberts Rinehart and Avery Hopwood will be presented in the Lin- coln Auditorium on the evenings of Wednesday, April 14 and Thursday, April 15, by the Senior class of Poison high school. \The Bat\ the stage version of Mrs. Rinehart's popular novel, \The Circular Staircase\ abounds in tense dramatic situations relieved by hilarious comedy. The play is the story of Cornelia van Gorder. a maiden lady of sixty, who has rented a summer home in the country. The operations of a notorious criminal, \The Bat\ two brutal mur- ders in her home, and anonymious threats against her own life fail to shake Miss Gorder's determination to remain and see the affair through. She does, much to the horror qf her devoted maid. Lizzie, a typical Rinehart char- acter. An innovation for Poison High School audiences will be the appearance of two casts of girls. Leona DuPere and Dorothy Hancock will appear Wednes- day evening. Dorothy Marcy and Betty Hoskinson will replace them Thursday evening. Donna Laut will appear both evenings. The cast of characters inclue: Corn- elia vanGorder, Leona DuPere (Wed- nesday evening). Dorothy Marcy (Thursday evening); Lizzie, Dorothy Hancock (Wednesday evening), Bette Hoskin.son (Thursday evening); Billie Theodore Mullen; Brooks. Addison Far- rell; Dale Ogden, Donna Lam; Dr. Wells, Herbert Moore; Anderson, Ed- ward Powell; Richard Fleming, Ray Lambeth; Reginald Beresford, Vernon Langberg; An Unknown Man. Lewis Yarlett. Miss Lillian Brown is director, Jack Glover, advertising manager and Max Warren and George Reed have charge of scenery and properties. THREE HUNDRED GUESTS AT EASTERN STAR BALL. RONAN Approximately 300 guests attended the annual Eastern Star Ball at Ro- nan. March 29. Those present reported a very enjoyable evening. The affair was held in the new gym- nasium, which was decorated under the supervision of Miss Emma Redlacyke, with a pleasing arrangement of cedar palms, evergreen trees, crepe paper streamers and yellow and white bal- loons. The lovely gowns worn by the women also added to the beauty of the scene. The grand march was led by Mrs. Almon Hocker, worthy matron of Ane- mone chapter and H. G. Redlacyke, W( orshipful master of the Ronan lodge. RIVERVIEW SOLD, NAME CHANGED r REDECORATING AND REMODELING A deal was completed last week in which It. L. Garrison of Aberdeen, S. 13., purchased the Ftiverview pavilion from Mrs. Mary' Tarr. The pavilion Will now be known as \The Ranch.\ Immediately following the purchase a crew of men were put to work to completely remodel and redecorate the building. A new modern cocktail lounge room Is being built in the west end andj other improvements and changes are I being made. The Ranch will open under the new management next Saturday night. LIGHT SCHOOL ELECTION VOTE WITH NO CONTESTS The school election of last Saturday brought out only a small number of voters, a total of only 51 votes being cast. Of that number 50 voted in favor of the sale of the Mountain View school and one voted against it. William Harrison was elected as trustee for a one year term by 44 votes; George Smart, for a three year term with 50 votes and C. L. Sterling was re-elected for a three year term with 49 votes and M. N. Axness and Earl Fite, one vote each, their names being writ- ten in. County are Winners In Many of Contests Pert°d ' There are a few who contend that they never heard of the state income tax law and yet they have incomes suf- ficient to require them to file a re- turn. The great crop of delinquents for whom the Board of Equalization must diligently search comes from that class who neglect or forget to tile their re- turns. This crop of delinquents must pay the penalty for this oversight. Even Ignorance of the law is not acceptable In any court as an excuse for failure to file a return. If this excuse were ac- cepted there would be no incentive for taxpayers to file their returns on time. Rebekah Offielid Coming The Board has no desire to impose On April 14, Mrs. Ardis Dixon of penalties. They always create friction Billings will make her official visit to and arguments which no one enjoys. They have a tendency to destroy that cordial relationship which should exist between the taxpaying public and the administrative offices of the Board. It Is impossible to have an income tax auditor on every man's doorstep on April 15th to assist him with the pre- paration and filing of his return. The New Case Worker Appointed Board is, therefore, limited in furnish- , Rudy Sherrick, case worker, has re- ng this service to the greatest number signed his position here to accept one who can be reached in the shortest in Sanders county and Miss Katherine possible time. Marion has been appointed to take ! charge of the office here. Young Farmers of NILSON, LAKE CoVNTY, MONTANA, THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1937. NUMBER 1. Dam Road Work to , Start in Few Days Is expected to arrive here Saturday and it is probable that the work will be started next Monday. The road is to be graded and new culverts put in, providing a much bet- ter road for the hundreds of cars which travel it daily. An inspection of the roads in the Pablo vicinity was also made by the commissioners during this week's ses- sion. WORKS AT MINING CLAIM; TAKES AN INTEREST IN INDIAN AFFAIRS Henry Matt of Dixon called at th office while in Poison yesterday and re- lated several interesting bits of early history concerning the Indians of this reservation. He is a nephew of Chief Moses and has many dates and events right at \the tip of his tongue.\ Out- side of being tiaterested in Indian af- fairs Mr. Matt works a mining claim which produces platinum and gold, two miles southeast of Dixon. Child's Neck Broken, Fell From Car Seat CHIEF CHARLO EXPRESSES H15 I ff Chief Martin Charlo of Evaro, chief of the Confederated Tribes of the Flathead reservation, wishes to express his appreciation to officials at the dam yesterday that work will be started on old son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sandberg, The county commissioners announced Kenneth Fred Sandberg, one -year - and the Montana Power company for their thoughtfulness. kindness and the road to the dam within the next met a tragic death when he 'fell from courtesy shown when several members the seat of an automobile and was few days. of his tribe met death in the recent The Indian department road equip- killed instantly last Friday evening. rock 'slide . at the dam. For their con- ment, which is to be used on the work, His parents had just returned to their home at the dam after a trip to Poison. sideration .to surviving relatives and their efficient handling of all matters and had left the infant in the car alone connected with the services, Chief a few minims. The youngster managed Charlo states that on behalf of his to.crawl to the edge of the seat and fell People he wishes to express his sincere with his head between the gear shift gratitude. and brake, breaking his neck. • Funeral services were conducted Mon- day afternoon from the Retz chapel IN FLATHEAD IRRIG. DISTRICT and burial was made here. At the regular annual election of the Flathead Irrigation District, held on the 3rd of April, Ea J. Price of Morese was elected Commissioner for Division No. 1 which is comprised of the communities of Moiese and D'Aste. The outgong commissioner is Michael Jaten who.haa served for the last three years. Mr. Price formerly served as commissioner for the irrigation dis- trict for a period of six years. The next meeting of the .board of commissioners of the irrigation district will be held at Poison on April 17th. Income Tax Filing Time Getting Short The Future Farmer , chapters of the western district represented by dele- gates and members from Deer Lodge Missoula. Lonepine. and Poison held a successful two-day convention here last Friday and Saturday, at which time the local boys won most of the major contests. During Friday morning's business meeting, presided over by Lloyd Fite, president of the local chapter, Dan Miz- ner of Deer Lodge was elected as the candidate from this district for the of- fice of state president and Deer Lodge was chosen as the meeting place for next year's convention. At Saturday evening's banquet, serv- ed by the parents auxiliary of the Poi- son chapter, results of the two -days contests were announced as follows: Stock judging: Poison, first with 1.305 points; Missoula. second, 1,275; Lone - pine, third, 1,125; Deer Lodge LOGO and Kallspell 1.035. High point men were Harrison. Poison. 455; Smart, Poison, 440; ;Benson, Missoula. 430 Harnish. Missoula. 425 and Schoeder. Missoula 420. Beef, two classes—Poison, first; Mis- soula, second and Deer Lodge third. Dairy—Poison. first; Missoula, sec- ond and Kalispell. third. Horses—Missoula. first; Poison, sec- ond and Lonepine. third. Poultry—Missoula. flrst• Poison. sec - Deer Lodge. first; Gordon of KalisPell, second and Mountjoy of Loneloine. third. Sports—Lonepine was the winner of the basketball tournament while in the bolting contests Moore of Poison and Glover of Poison fought to a draw in the 120 pound class: David Schoeder ot Missoula was the winner in the 130 lb., class; Ruttenburg of Deer Lodge the 135 pound class: Crannell of Poison. 140 pounds; and Emerson of Poison and Sampson of Loneptne, draw in the , '45 class. Horseshoe—Missoula first and Lone - pine second. Rifle contest—Deer Lodge first, 194;' Kalispell second. 181; Missoula third.; 169. Schultz, Deer Lodge. first, 78; Bir- nell, Kalispell. 77 and Schoeder of Mis- soula 67. AT THE HOSPITAL Dr. John Dimon entered the hos- pital last Friday as a medical patient. Mrs. Ernest Retz and infant daugh- ter, Carol Lee, left the hospital Yes - terday. Mrs. John McGrath of St. Ignatius, Is a medical patient. Melvin Steele, medical patient, left the hospital yesterday. Mrs. Lindsey, Sr., entered the hos- pital this morning for medical treat- ment. Mrs. Joseph Delaurenti and infant daughter, 'Florence Eugene, left the hospital today. Bob Keller, siugical patient was able to return to his home at Charlo last Saturday. • Mrs. L. A. Gipe was able to return to her home in Valley View yesterday af- ter receiving medical treatment. the local lodge. Mrs. Dixon is Grand Warden of the Rebekah Assembly of Montana. At the same meeting Mrs. Emma Schallers of KalLspell, president of the assembly, will be a guest. All Rebekabs are invited to be present. The time for filing 1936 State Income tax returns will close April 15th, so states L. C. Burn.% supervisor for the income tax department of the State Board of Equalization at Helena. Tax- payers who are in doubt should ask the board for instructions immediately. In spite of all the publicity given this question there are hundreds of tax- payers who forget or neglect to dis- charge their duty under the law by fil- ing their state income tax returns on or before the closing date of the filing Deaths Reported Local News Notes During Past Week i , „. Mrs. Winafred Muchier .of Missoula, a business visitor here yesterday. ond and Deer Lodge, third. I Rev. and Mrs. C. E. Smith of From - I Shop—Kalispell, first; Poison, second; Mother M. Perpetua , berg are guests of honor at an inform - St. 'Ignatius: To The Courier—Rev. I al reception in the Methodist parson - and Lonepine, third. High point men Mother M. Pepetua died at the Ursuline , age this Thursday evening from 9 to were Garland Daily of Missoula. Ever- ett Hampton of Polson and Leslie Still- Convent here Thursday afternoon after 11:30. Their friends are invited. a short illness. Requim high mass was! Civic league will meet tomorrow, matt of Lonepine. J Salzman of Bigfork; Ben Adams, fifteen mill building levy was defeated Grain and crops—Poison 2,110; Deerl Anton Fleck. F. W. Koehler, Chas, M. 256 to 335, said at the Catholic church by Father Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Taelman and burial was made in the Emma Alexander. Lodge, 2.040; and Kalispell, 2,020. Lloyd Linderman. Daniel Maynard and James Fite. Poison, 790 points; Bliunhagen. Catholic cemetery. I. V °tette of St. Ignatius; Chellis A. with 685 points. December 26, 1857 in New York state. Lake County Court j Be Poison and Gerry of Deer Lodge, tie Mother Pepetua was born, Mary Egan. Beavers, W. N. Cochran, E. P. Cris- I INDIAN D S I T S O T C E OEF JOCCT O KO CEES • pell. Walter A. Cross, Alva D. Dubois. DISTRICT EL Public speaking—Dan Mizner of She entered the Ursuline Convent in 1 Paul C. Hanson. J. C. Hathaway. Bert Valley Creek To The Courier—Stock- St. Louis, Mo.. and made her profes-1 House Happenings APPRECIATION TO DAM OFFICIALS Two Years in \Stir Jury Term of Court Will Start May 4th For Grain Stealing; Other Court News son. W. F. Stimson estate: Decree show- ing notice to creditors granted. Wm. Spooner estate: Sale of real property confirmed. Ronald E. Rowan vs. Win Foster, set for April 13. Owen E. Corl vs. Hazel Cori: divorce, taken under advisement. R. Konopatzke vs. R. E. Cummings: cross complaint, argued and plaintiff given 20 days to file amended com- plaint. Edith B. Campbell vs. Robert F. Campbell; motion to file complaint without prepayment of fees. Order to show cause given. Harry C. Bryant estate: account ap- proved and distribution ordered. Court adjourned until April 13. Plans are already being discussed for City Vote Was Large,, ter, 1922. a disastrous fire completely Charlo and Gladys C3-arst of Fromberg. Land Transfers church Thursday morning at 9 o'clock. move his family here. The former destroyed the convent and school, and , Father Charles L. Owen, S. J., uncle Mint building has been secured for the a semi-annual ball to beid at Thanks- giving time—Contributed Mother Perpetua set to work to erect The following land transfers were first sale, at which time anything listed skin there December 8, 1884. She was sent almost immediately as one of three missionary sisters to St. Peter's mis- sion but after only two years there was sent to open a kindergarten for the Flathead Indian children in St. Igna- tius. In 1906 she was recalled to St. Peter's Mission where she served three years as assistant superior. At the ex- piration of that time she was called to, New York City to fill the office of pro- vincial procurator. Returning to Montana in 1911. she was sent to Great Falls to supervise the Divorce Actions A divorce action was filed this week in the clerk of court's office by Edith B. Campbell against Robert F. Camp- bell. The couple was married at Tacoma. I Wash. in 1931 and have one child, the l custody of which the plaintiff is ask- ing. The complaint charges the de- fendant with extreme cruelty and asks that the court award the plaintiff $15 per month for the support of the child. Marriage Licenses Manage licenses were issued during the past week from the clerk of' court's office to Forest Grant Adams and Blanche M. Doverspike. both of Couer Martin Groff, charged with stealing 99 bushels of wheat from 'the Charles Norberg granary. near Manning's Crossing on Crow Creek, was sentenced to serve two years in the state peni- tentiary after pleading guilty to the charge before Judge Albert Besancon in district court here Tuesday. The wheat was stolen during the lat- ter part of March and sold. There were very few clues in the case. Careful work on the part of Sheriff J. L. Taul- bee and L. D. French. county attorney, brought the man to justice. He was brought to Poison Monday by Sheriff Taulbee and after being closely ques- tioned by the county attorney, admitted his guilt. Other cases brought before the court were disposed of as follows: or. fined 9100. plead guilty to supplying liquor to min - State vs. Steve Viscon, defendant State vs. Al Cameron, defendant, plead not guilty to selling liquor to minor, bond continued at $500. State vs. Al Cameron, defendant, bond at $500. plead not guilty to illegal sale of liquor, State vs. Rex Thomas, defendant, plead guilty to selling liquor to minor and fined $100. State vs. Al Cameron and Baldy Cases set for jury trial are: May 4, Kelly, defendants plead not guilty to State of Montana vs. John C. Roberts. charge of operating a gambling table, alias Jack Davis. felony; State of Mon- bonds continued at $500 each. tans vs. James Matt, a felony. Civil and Probate Cases May 5. Archie E. Best vs. W. Frank Schiller estate: Due to death of Boyer. suit on note; Adolph Halverson administrator court granted special and Eva Halverson vs. R. E. Norton letters of administration to Sig John - and Marie Norton, action on contract; Floyd Smith vs. G. B. Campbell, con- version; E. E. Pearson vs. Wm. Boyer, claim and delivery; John Dimon vs. Frank L. Lyman, action on debt; Vir- ginia Brower vs. Fred Miles and Ruth McNickles Miles. note. ' May 6. Mike Phillips vs. Geo. Pistol, rent; J. W. Beep vs. K..1. Haugan, Iver Vathing, T. J. Lewis, K. S. Vathing and Ole Ole, action on note; J. W. Beep vs. Grouse Mountain Mining Co., action on note; Glen W. Faulkner vs. 0. L. Olson, claim and delivery; C. H. Smith vs. Helene Midland, rental. May 7, Thomas J. Obach vs. J. L. Taulbee, as sheriff, conversion; Na- tional Surety Co. vs. Clarence Brown, debt; Howard Nye vs. B. Kappel, debt; Thorns, J. Obach vs. Charles H. Thom- as. action for damages. May 10, Cecil Storm vs. Arnold Fehl- TWO NEW TRUSTERS ELECTED, berg and Ziegfred Fehlberg, action for DIST. 28, BUILDING LEVY LOST damages; Silver W. Potter vs. Emmett The school election in district 28 last F. (Red) Oakes, action for damages; Saturday resulted in the choice of two Francis Palmer and Evelyn Palmer vs. Fred 0. Miller, breach of contract; Mary Pete vs. Kalispell Mere. Co.. a Corporation and Fred Fry and Louise E. Fry, action for damages; Joseph M. Owens vs. Kalispell Mere. Co.. Fred Fry and Louise E. Fry, action for damages; Geo. Christensen vs. F. F. Haynes. ac- tion for debt. Jurors Drawn Those drawn for jury service are: Wm. Albrecht. jr.. Fred Broers and M. Koons, A. B. Long, Geo. Menges and L. L. Marsh, of Poison. Floyd F. Bennett of Round Butte; W. .0. Browning, W. T. Eckley, Lester Johnson, Alden Kirkpatrick, A. W. Lake. R. H. Noble, Edward Piedalue, Leon Sharyon and E. Trusty of Ronan: G. T. Crouch of Elmo; John M. Herzog and J. C. Rentfro of Arlee; Chas J. John- son and G. B. Minemyer of Pablo; Mar- tin Lind of Proctor, Carl H. Retilaczyk of Ravalli; Geo. Wart! of Rollins, James Wamsley of Charlo and Chas R Smith of Swan Lake Recent Weddings new trustees, Robert Christian of Char - lo and Tom Perkins of St. Ignatius. Mr Christian replaces Oleo. Wainsley of Charlo who has served on the board for three years and Mr. Perkins re- places W. R. Kelly who has been a member of the board for more than twelve years and chairman for the past two years. Mr. Kelly was not a candi- date for re-election. The five mill levy for school operation Carried by a vote of 413 to 264 while the men of the Indian Stockmen's Associa- tion of the Jocko district met in Ariee last Saturday and held an election of officers. Walter H. Morigeau was re- elected president; Bernard McLeod was elected vice president, succeeding Joe Blodgett; Charles Couture. secretary - treasurer, succeeding Edward Matt. and Dan Fleming and Jesse Couture were elected directors. Mr. McKet. Indian agricultural agent and Alexander Clairmont were present at the meeting.- Various business mat- ters were diecussed during the meet- ' ing. which was attended by a large crowd (of stockmen. Marcy is New Mayor Resner Elected Mayor M. M. Marcy, veteran Poison resident . H. R. Resner was unanimously re - and former county clerk and recorder. I elected mayor of Ronan in the town was elected mayor of Poison in Mon- I election held there last Monday. day's municipal election. Mr. Marcy re - Bid Accepted For $20,000 Refunding Bonds for Poison City council members at their meet- ing Monday evening passed a resolu- tion accepting the bid of the State Board of Land Commissioners for the purchase of the $20,000 refunding bond issue at par 'and accrued interest at 4 per cent. An ordinance amending the old side- walk and curb ordinance, providing for the repair, size and construction, of the city sidewalks and curbs. was also passed. The matter of a perk care taker was discussed and it was decided to appoint one care taker to take charge of all three of the city parks. It was also decided to purchase three tear gas guns for use by the city police force. ceived 267 votes to 162 for his oppon- ent C. H. Smith. For the office of Police judge W. A. Cross received 273 votes, defeating N. M. Axness who received 130 votes. Frank Napton candidate for re-elec- tion as city treasurer and unopposed,; received 388 votes. Voting by precincts was: ward one, Marcy 73: Smith 31; Napton 95. Police judge. Cross 73; Axness 24, Council- men, Merle Sandon 66; W. C. Stimson 85. Ward two: Marcy 114; Smith 36; , Napton 132. Cross 117 and Axness 26.' Councilmen, W. 13. DeGolier 121; Jess Mosley 120. ' Ward three, Marcy 80; Smith 95. Napton 161. Cross 83 and Axness 80. Councilmen. Merritt Cass 137; Elmer Sloan 100; S. W. Grinde '16. A total of 482 votes were cast in this year's election which is considerably larger than the voting in the past fewi City elections. The new officers will take office the first Monday in May. erection of the Ursuline academy there. She RIM entirely responsible for the; financing of that 6135.000 structure, which completed i 1912 Aft fill- ing for six years the office of super- visor of the academy Mother Perpetua was sent back to St. Ignktius to resume charge of the school here. In mid -win - the new beautiful brick building which. now houses the Ursuline and their lit- tle Indian boarders. In 1924 Mother Perpetua was appoint- ed provincial of the western province.I In that year she .opened a house in; Everett. Wash., and in 1926 founded a novitiate at Mukilteo, Wash. She made three trips to Rome as a representative of the Ursulines in the northwest. She was relieved of her responsibilities In 1930, but continued her activtes in the interests of the Flathead Indian up to the time of her death. Joseph E. Grady Joseph E. Grady, familiarly called \Joe\ by many friends, passed away at Hotel Dieu Hospital last Saturday. April 3. He was born at Green Isle. Minn. in 1878 and had he lived would have been 59 years old June 9th. The deceased came to Poison in 1911 and was married to Rosie Pierce - Cecil. November 20, 1920, who passed away here in January, 1925. Before coming here Mr. Grady was with the reclamation service in North Dakota. also at St. Ignatius. For some I time he was in construction work and! for the past several years he has been I employed at The Mint. (Continued on Page 8) ene. a , Kennethen ards and Geogina Isabel Boucher, both of St. Ignatius; Leon Ellington Nunnal- ly and Iola M. Douglas both of Polaon and Robert Harrison Casperson of filed during the past week in the of- fice of the clerk and recorder: ' Geo. Tremper of Ronan to A W. Goranson of Ronan, lots 3b and 3a of block 5, original townsite of Ronan. Bart Cramer of Poison to Bertha Cramer of Poison, lot 3, block I. River- side addition to Poison. Mary H. Mitchell of St. Ignatius to Gertrude Mary Shepard of Missoula a portion of the SW'S of the NWS: and the NW'S of the SW'., section 34, T.18, R.19, containing 40 acres. R. A. Calkins of Missoula to W. 0. Bouch of Charlo, lots 7, 8 and 9, block 3m original townsite of Charlo. Walter True of Ronan to E. M. Spen- cer of Ronan, the N. 55ft, of lot 6 and the N.55 ft. of the W. 25ft., lot 5, block 3, original townsite of Ronan. Linda R. Hardie of Poison to Thelma Haight of Poison, lot 5, block 16, origin- al townsite of Poison. Conrad National Bank of Kalispell to W. A. Keller of Charlo, the NV. of. the SW% of sec. 5, T.19. R.20. May C. Copeland of Bigarm to Chas. A. Ross of Great Falls, lots 1 to 8, inc., block 4, townsite of Bigarm. David Wishart to Jennie A. We east the of the SESs. sec. 8 and the W'i of the NE', and the NW'. of the SIN, sec. 17, T23. R.21. Owens-Rutte St. Ignatius: To The Courier— The marriage of Miss Margaret Owens and Lieutenant Ronald J. Rutte was sol- emnized at the St. Ignatius Catholic of the bride, performed the ceremony assisted by the bride's cousin. Richard and James Olaughlin of Missoula. Miss Helen Marie Owens. sister of the bride. was the bridesmaid and Lieutenant Rhude stood up with the bridegroom. The bride was given away by her father Joe Owens. Mrs. Rutte is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Owens, residents of St. Igna- tius for the past 17 years. She grad- uated from high school in Wallace, Ida. and attended the University at Missou- la, where both she and her husband are well known in the younger set. Lieutenant Rutte is the son of Major and Mrs. Joseph Rutte of Deyafield, Wis. He is a graduate of St. John's military school there, and of West Point. He has been stationed at Ft. Missoula for the past two years. but is now transferred to the Phillippine Is- lands. Lieutenant and Mrs. Rutte will sail from SanFrancisco for Manila on the U. S. S. Grant April 9. After the wedding the young couple were guests of honor at a three -course wedding breakfast at the Mission Inn. A spring motif was carried out in all the decorations which included a cen- terpiece of spring flowers and two bride's cakes. The young couple left imintallately after the wedding by automobile for SanFrancisco. Col, E N. Edwards and Sons of Mir- soula expect to hold community sales In Potson and have one scheduled fer this coming Saturday. Mr. Edwards 'Is trying to locate a house and expects to will be disposed of. Car -load Machinery • What is said to be the first complete car -load of farm machinery to be ship- ped into Poison for a number of years was received here last week by the Davis Mere. company. An advertise- ment announcing the fact will be found on another page of this issue. Poor Fund of County Is Now $360 Richer According to the records of County Treasurer Farrell, the poor fund of Lake has been made richer to the ex- tent of $360 as a result of licenses which have been bought since the new law en- acted by the recent legislature. Eleven trade stimulator licenses and 25 card table licenses have been issued Nineteen different business places hay - lag applied for this number. At this writing. Thursday. onls four towns of the county are represented as desiring this kind of licenses, Poison. Ronan. Pablo and St. Ignatius. All money collected from this source must be placed in the poor fund of the county.

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