The Flathead Courier (Polson, Mont.) 1910-current, July 01, 1937, Image 1

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HELisctorical Library it NA, 51°1\ State 0 IC A The if 1 - 11.7 • ^h. OF , I - e..ry tbitab jaellrur ,LiCLE NA 'IVA Polson----the Power City, the Commercial, Recreati on and Scenic Center of the Garden of the Rockies! VOLUME NO. 28. Group of Youngsters Take Wild Ride, Stop Just at River's Edge Two automobile accidents occured near here yesterday. both of which might have meant tragic death, but fortunately no one was seriously in- jured in either case. The first took place yesterday after- noon when an old model open car driv- en by Milan Nunnally, in which a group of youngsters were hilarously riding back and forth on 0 street, left the road near the Ponderay club. The car was evidently traveling to fast to turn the corner and in its wild progress struck a sign boars., traveled cross country, struck a telephone pole and tore it down and finally came to a rest- ing place in a tangle of barbed wire fence at the brink of the river bank. That the youngsters escaped without being seriously injured was declared miraculous by those who witnessed the accident. The second accident occured about five o'clock yesterday afternoon when a blowout caused a car driven by Rex Joyce of Hot Springs, S. D., to leave the road and overturn a few miles north of here on the west shore highway. The man was accompanied by his wife and family. Mr. Joyce was brought to the hospital here where an examination showed that he had sustained no broken bones and was suffering only from a shoulder bruise. The other occupants of the car were not injured. Mr. Joyce will be able to leave the 'hospital today. Boiled Down Items For Busy Readers Lost Air Letter Received Dayton: To the Courier—A letter to Mrs. Minnie Wiseman from relatives in California came through the local post office last week. It was one of the let- ters carried on the air mail plane which went down near Salt Lake City last December. As Mrs. Wiseman lett for California last December the ill fated missive was forwarded to her to that address. Shining Mountain Camp Rollins: To The Courter-;-Twenty- one guests arrived Thursday at the Diamond X ranch for a sixsweeks va- cation. Nearly all the guests are Seattle girls and members of the shining Mountain Camp, formerly lo- cated near Somers. The Diamond X Rancn is operated by Mr. and Mrs. Guy Clatterbuck. Many improvements have been made at the ranch the past sev- eral months as several new houses have been built, water system, electric lights and many other comforts added. Mrs. Florence Rogers Cassill of Seattle is in charge of publicity for the Camp and accompanied them from the coast city. Sager Family Reunion Rollins: To The Courier—Mrs. Anna Sager spent Sunday entertaining her six sons and their wives. Mr. and Mrs. Don Sager. Sturgis, S. D., Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sager, White Clay, Neb., Mr. and Mrs. Marion Sager. Poison, Mr. and Mrs. Millard Sager, Table Bays, Mr. and Mrs. Claud Sager and Elgie Sager of Rollins were present. Mrs. Sager is eighty-three years of age and it has been some years since all of the sons have been at home. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Shive of Belleville, Ill., spent last week end vis- iting Mr. and Mrs. Adison Lusk, while enroute from a trip through Yellow- stone Park to Glacier Park, Lake POLSON, LAKE COUNTY, MONTANA, JULY 1, 1937 NEARLY 200 ATTENDED ANNUAL 1.0.0.F. PICNIC LAST SUNDAY Approximately 200 members of the Odd Fellows and Rebekah lodges and their families ,enjoyed their annual pic- nic last Sunday at the I.O.O.F, grounds on Finley Point, A number of guests were also present from the lodged at Bigfork, Kalispell and Missoula. The afternoon was spent with games and water sports and all present reported a very enjoyable affair. MOVING TO RONAN; ASSOCIATED IN OPENING OF NEW HOSPITAL Another hospital will open in Ronan within the next few days and Mrs. W. A. Alexander is moving to Ronan this week to become associated with Miss Auralia Koenig in the operation. The Lemire property in Clairmont addition has been leased and is under- going extensive improvements, which will include plumbing and sewer con- nections, papering and painting, x-ray room, operating room, etc. Most of the these alterations and ad- ditions have already been made and turther improvements are planned for a latee date. Cases Disposed of In District Court District Court was held at Poison on Tuesday, June 29. with Judge Ralph L. Arnold presiding, at which time the following business was. transacted: In the matter of the estate of Fred W. Rehwald, deceased, the court made an order approving the final account of the administrator and accepted his res- ignation, and thereupon appointed the public administrator to take charge ot said estate. In the matter of the estate of William Rodgers, incompetent, the annual ac- count came on for hearing and was by the court allowed and approved. In the matter of the estate of Carl 0. Anderson, deceased, the court heard the final account and allowed and approved the same and thereafter distribution was ordered. The court also signed a decree showing due and legal notice to creditors, given. In the matter of the estate of Isaac Love Deardorf, deceased, the court heard petition for sale of an auto- mobile, personal property of said estate, and upon proper showing ordered the sale upon three days notice, as prayed for. In the matter of the estate of James C. Phillips, deceased, the court heard petition for an order for sale of per- sonal property belonging to said estate, and being fully advised in the premises and upon testimony Introduced in sup- port of the petition it Was ordered that such personal property be sold at priv- ate sale at Missoula, Montana, upon five days notice, as prayed for. Margaretha Whittredge vs. George Whittredge et al. Demurrer to second amended complaint was argued by respective counsel and submitted and by the court taken under advisement. Otto A. Behrens et al vs. R. L. Pelley et al. The demurrer to the complaint. in this action, was set for hearing on July 6. at ten o'clock a. m. Regional Agricultural Credit Cot por- ation of Spokane vs. Lake county et al, a suit in foreclosure. In this matter the demurrer to the amended complaint is set for hearing on July 6. 1937, at ten o'clock. The State of Montana vs. James Matt. The attorney for the defendant In this action having filed his resigna- tion as such attorney the matter was by the court considered and the with- drawal accepted. No further business appearing before the court at this time adjournment was had until Tuesday. July 6. at ten am. Louise and the Pacific coast cities. By agreement between the two judges of the district, for the next six months Judge Arnold will look after the work in Lake County. Deaths Reported During Past Week Mrs. John Erickson Funeral services were conducted last Sunday afternoon at the Baptist -Pres- byterian church for Mrs. John Erick- son. who passed away Friday evening at the Ronan hospital. after a brief illness. Mrs. Erickson. aged 54, was born in Norway January 5, 1883. She came to the United States in 1902 and in the same year was united in marriage to John Erickson. The family made their home at Malta before coming to this section four years ago. Since coming here they have been residents of Finley Point. Besides a host of friends, Mrs. Erick- son leaves to mourn her death, her hus- band of Finley Point; five sons, Victor of Kuhn, N. D., William of Malta; Stan- ley of Ronan and Grant and Clifford of Poison; six daughters, Mrs. Victor Wise of Swan Lake; Mrs. Roy Pierce of El- lendale. N. U: Mrs. Ray Parson, Mrs. Ray Tutar and Florence and Pearl Erickson of Poison, and two sisters who reside in Norway. Samuel Allen East Lake Shore: To The Courier — Samuel Allen, resident of the east lake shore, was found dead in bed last Sat- urday morning at Kalispell. \Sam\ as he was known to friends here, came to the east shore in 1933 from Chinook. He had lived alone since his aunt's death in 1933. He was born in Canada and was 52 years of age.- He came to Havre in 1915 and homesteaded there. Burial was made in the Conrad Me- meorial cemetery at Kalispell Tuesday. NUMBER 13 Sixty-eight Years President of Federal JULY ENROLLMENT CALL FOR CCC CAMPS RECEIVED HERE Ago Is Remembered Land Bank Speaker the ages of 11 and 23, who are eligible Single men in Lake county, between By Local Character Farm Bureau Picnic for C ire C ue e f nrol i l ce me a n s t sho n uld as T o ntac b t ie th i e t has been announced, as the call for Angellque Tells of Poison in 1868 Imagine if you can the present site of Poison sixty-eight years ago. The grass was knee high and this flat was the favorite grazing ground of black - tail deer; they would jump up every where when a rider came along. There were no roads, only a trail over the hill. After July this trail was black all day long with moving pack trains of In- dians on their way east to the buffalo range. They came from Spokane, Couer D'Alene, Bitter Root and farther to go with the Pend D' Oreille's to hunt; camped here to cross at the ferry and at night their cooking fires lit up the banks of the river. The ferry was kept constantly busy taking them across. In the fall they returned with pack horses loaded with meat and camped again as they returned to their homes. Down along the lake shore, where there was cover the prairie chickens were so thick and so tame, that they would not bother to fly when a rider came along. In the spring their drum- ming could be heard all day long. The Indians copied many of their ceremon- ial dances from these feathered drum- mers. At one side of the flat, where many years later was to be a town, was a cluster of log buildings built by Bap- tiste Eneas. Here he settled with his wife and little daughter Angelique. Baptiste was a Canadian of mixed French and Indian blood. Be had a freight line from Hell Gate (later call- ed Missoula) to the foot of the lake; from here the freight was taken to Demersville. Baptiste used a team 01 eight oxen and had Michel Pablo and his wife hired to drive the other freight wagons. Mrs. Pablo drove four horses. Baptiste built and operated the first ferry across the Big River (as it was called then.) The ferry was built of huge cedar timbers large enough to hold a four horse team and wagon with room enough to spare on the side for riders. Before the coming of the ferry the Indians swam their horses across and towed their children behind in boats made of cow hide; high water or low made no difference, and accord- ing to Angelique they never lost a child. Years after the coming of Baptist's family the Poison's moved out along the lake shore, and because their name was easily to pronounce Baptiste named the little settlement Poison. Occasional prospectors stopped for a day or two at the cabins, perhaps a lone rider or the (Continued on page Si Recent Weddings Montgomery-Swayne Miss Eva Louise Montgomery of this place and Donald Swayne of Butte. were wilted in marriage June 20, at the home of the bride's uncle and aunt. Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Smith in Missoula Rev. Gustave Mertz of the Lutheran church read the marriage service, as he had done 28 years before for the mo'ner and father of the groom. The bride was attractively dressed in a white suit with which she wore white accessories and a corsage of Talisman roses. Her bridesmaid was Miss Alice Herreid of Poison, who was dressed in an Alice blue gown of canton crepe with corsage of sweet peas. The groom was attended by Adonis Holland of Butte. The pretty ceremony took place on the lawn of the home. Miss Lorraine Culligan played the wedding march which was preceded by the singing of - 0 Promise Me,\ by Mrs. Myrtle Culligan, who also sang - I Love You Truly\ just following the taking of the nuptial vows. A delightful informal buffet tea wa.s served at the ceremony's close to about thirty guests. Mr. and Mrs. Swayne will make their home here. Mr. Swayne Is employed timekeeper at the dam. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Montgomery of this place and the groom is the son of Mrs. J. W. Stewart of Butte. Smith -Hawkins Dayton: To The Courier—A wedding of interest to many Dayton and Proc- tor residents was that Miss Iris Smith and Donald Hawkins which took place Sunday at the home of the bride's moth' et'. Mrs. Sadie Smith in Kalispell. Both Mr. and Mrs. Hawkins have lived prac- tically all of their lives in this and the Proctor vicinities, the son and daugh- ter of two of the most prominent pion- eer fain lies and attending tne grade Fchool of Proctor through to the eighth grade. Both have a host of friends who wish them a long and happy married life After a trip to the coast they will be at a temporary home In Dayton where Mr. Hawkins has employment with the logging interests. Wuana-Currie Miss Thelma Qualls, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Qualls of the east lake shore, became :he bride of Fred Currie of Poison, in a ceremony which took place last Saturday evening at the Methodist parsonage. The ceremony' was performed by Rev. W. P. Jinnett. Attendants were Mr. and Mrs. Lee W Grady of Poison. The newly married couple will make PUBLIC SALE OF RAY CHAPMAN WILL BE HELD WED., JULY 14th Ray Chapman of Valley View has de- cided to quit farming and intends to move to Poison.. His sale date has been set for Wednesday. July 14th. It will be a general farm sale of farm ma- chinery, livestock. etc. Included in the offering will be 60 head of Guernseys. Mr. Chapman's herd is reputed to be one of the largest. if not the largest, in Lake county. Watch this paper for complete listing next issue. MAN SEVERELY BURNED; HORSES KILLED IN CONTACT POWER LINE Charlo: To The Courier — Nick Del - Iwo of this place is a patient at the Ronan hospital suffering from severe burns he received last Monday morning when a hay derrick which he was mov- ing came in contact with the power line. The horses which he was driving were killed instantly by the shock. THREE-DAY \FROLIC\ Placards were printed by this office the first of the week advertising Floyd Bates and his eleven piece band as the feature attraction at The Ranch for July 3-4-5, Manager Garrison states that in addition to the dances there will be floor shows and other specialties. On Sunday night a \mid -night frolic\ AT THE HOSPITAL Mrs. Garland Buchanan and infant daughter left the hospital today. Miss May Miller of Ronan, is a med- ical patient. Fred Voss who recently underwent an appendectomy operation is reported as bein much better Lode Members of the Farm Bureaus of Flathead, Lake and Missoula counties and their families and friends, num- bering several hundred, met last Sun- day at the new city park for their sec- ond annual tri-county Farm Bureau The -lunch hour was followed by an interesting and informative speaking program in which several speakers of prominence discussed problems of im- portance to farmers and their solution through cooperation. . N. L. 'royale of Bozeman, president of the. state Farm Bureau association, and W. El. McCortnack .of Kilispeit state vice president, both made 'short introductory talks' which were followed by addresses by the principal speakers, E. M. Ehrhardt. president of the Fed- eral Land Bank of Spokane; Mrs. Florence Bovett, secretary of the Ne- vada State Faint Bureau and,. J. 0. Chiistianson, superintendent of the o lh m oo i l nn o e f so agr ta. lculture of the University Stressing strongly the need for co- operation in working for higher stand- ards of coundy life, and for the wel- fare of farm people, Mr. Ehrhardt told of the work of the Farm Credit admin- istration toward this same goal. He discussed the credit problems of agri- culture and the short comings as well as the accomplishments of the Land Bank system, starting with the passage of the original farm loan act in July 1916. The speaker told of the difficulties under which the system was established and the various phases through which it passed to reach its present day status. Largest Cooperative Mr. Ehrhardt said, \however under those circumstances the Federal Land Bank system was started, and upon it has been reared the farm credit admin- istration, which today is the world's largest cooperative with leans in excess of $3.300.000,000.00, to more than 1,300,- 000 farmers and farmers' organizations serving every agricultural community in the United States of Puerto Rico. The twelve land banks themselves hold loans in excess of $2,uous,......a.0, which with the commissioner loans of ap- proximately $800.000.00S represent 40s; of the farm mortgage debt of Amer - !ca.\ Loans in Montana \In Montana alone 10,912 farmers have secured loans from the bank to the amount of $35.328,690 (organization to June 25th) and in addition thereto since May. 1933, 6,000 farmers in Mon- tana have secured loans from the Lend Bank commissioner to the amount oi 814.000.000.\ First Loans The speaker gave the history of some of the first loans in this section and the savings to Montana farmers in reduced interest rates. He said. \I think It a (air statement to say that the opera- tion of the system has caused, and is now causing an ay erage reduction of not less than 3 per cent in the interest paid by Montana farmers. amount.ng to more than 81,000.000 annually. Aside from the interest savings, the system has provided loans with terms fitted the July enrollment has been received here. Those panning to join must make their applications at the local office and are required to pass a medical examin- ation. The Jull( enrollment will be made at the court house in Missoula, July 9, CREWS TO FINISH ROAD WORK ELMO-NIARADA THIS WEEK This week will see the finish of the road contract between Elmo and Nistr- ada. Three shifts have been employed during the past few weeks completing the work. The contract called for the surfacing of 11 miles. Work on that portion of the east lake shore road which was let under con- tract recently, will not be started be- fore July 15. Lake County Court House Happenings June, the month of brides, came to a close in Lake county with the issuance of a number of marriage licenses. Among those issued during the past week from the office of James Harbert, clerk of court were: Saturday, James Joseph Penlon of Lozeau and Marvel Carolina Shoe- maker of Dixon. Friday, Lloyd William Hilton and Edith May Linderman of St. Ignatius; Frederick Allen Currie and Thelma Rosa Qualls of Poison; Fred M. Carow and Margaret Lillian Schak both of Poison. Thursday. Samuel Blaine Price and Katharine Josephine Johnson both of Moiese, Damage Action A damage action was filed this week in the clerk of court's office by John Wickman. The plaintiff is asking $500 for damages which he states he suffer- ed through alleged false and scandal- uous words made by F. A. Hacker. Correction In listing the candidates for final naturalization papers in last week's is - use the name of Mettle McGuffin Ship- man of St. Ignatius was included. Mrs. Shipman received her papers and be- came a citizen of the United States in May of 1936. The name should have read Enter Benjamin Shipman of St. Ignatius who made his application for final papers last week. Land Transfers Land transfers flied this week in the office of the clerk and recorder were: Nellie L. Antoine of Warm Springs to Elmer Shipley of Poison. lots 2, 3. and 4, Grandview addition to Poison. Floyd G. Hanberg and wife of Cut Bank to Walter C. Towles of Bigfork, the Stri of the SE'.. sec. 1, T.26. R.19. containing 80 acres. Peter L. Larsen and wife of Missoula to John W. Fay of Lake county. the SW\ of the SW'.. sec. 8, T.19, R.20. Conrad National Bank of Kalispell to John Taylor and Maude E. Inkster of Sanders county, the E 1 / 2 of the NE 1 / 2 , the SE) f theSW , 20 - th . . , to the needs of the farmer—terms that SW% sec. 21; the W% of sec. 28; the (Continued on page 5) E 1 / 2 of the SW's, the N% of the RR% of the NE's, the Et% of the NW'S, the NW% of the NW',, the NE's of the Campaign Is Started Against Desecration of the Highway Signs • A very timely and pertinent letter has been received by The Courier from the ' Thompson Falls chamber of commerce in regard to the wanton destruction of various highway signs. The conununica- tion follows: \The Thompson Falls Chamber of Commerce has noted with considerable I concern the results of vandals desecrat- ing signs which are placed along our highways. — The State of Montana has gone to a great deal of expense and effort to , place beautiful signs illustrative ot historic points and places of interest in the state. Many counties have done much good in placing directional signs. The Bureau of Public Roads and the State Highway Commission have done Much in placing safety and directional g signs. The Forest Service has placed a great many signs giving the names of Monographic features, location of trails and roads and other matters of inter- I eat to the general public. \Seemingly a campaign against the o desecration of such signs would be well worth while. These signs are made and ' placed by taxpayers' money. It ccsts o taxpayers' money to replace defaced t Signs, money which could be used to far better advantage for the placement of additional needed signs. The need of the signs to Montana residents is evident. Most of us do not know all of our own state and when travelinc tress MIMS are of great help. \The value of these signs in encour- aging more of the much needed tourist again more of the much needed tourist trade in Montana is self-evident to every thinking citizen. \We would very greatly appreciate it if your paper would use its good ot- fiees in taking such action as you feel justified toward helping in a state- wide campaign against this desecration of dens by means of editorials or such other ways as you think best.\ NE',, sec. 29: the NW', of the NW's and the NE% of the NW'.,. sec. 33, T. 23, R.23. R. L. Atkin and wife of Lonepine to John W. Taylor of Lonepine. lots 3 and 4. the NE', of the SW's and the N 1 / 2 of the SE', see. 31, T.23. R.23, in Sanders county and the S's of the N 1 / 2 , the NE's of the SW% and the N', ot the SE'S, and the SE% of the SE',. sec. 32. the SW', of the NW'., sec. 33, T.23. R.23. in Lake county. Missoula Mere. Co. of Missoula to J. C. Boliman of St. Ignatius. the SE's ol the NE', and the NE'., of the 8E7,, sec. 30. T.19. R.20, Kate COIT of Ronan to Ellis G. Sher- man of Bynum. the SE', of the SW',. sec. 6 and the NE's of the NW's, sec. '7, T.20. R.20, containing 30 acres. Ray Parson and wife to Tom Parsons and wife of Poison, the 8E 1 / 2 of the NW',, sec. 6, T.22, R.21. containing 40 acres. Martha Catherine Whitsel of Seattle o Jacob Harvey Whitsel of Seattle, lot , block 9. Poison original townsite, containing house. fruit trees and out buildings. Carl H. Redlaczyk to Jessie E. Roberts or 6. block 2; lots 4 and 5, block 3; ots 1. 2. 3, block 4, lots 5, 6, and 12, lock 5, townsite of Ravalli. A. J. Lynch of Polaon to Kjerstie Lynch of Poison, the IPA of the NE', f the SE's. sec. 16, T.24, R.19, con- aining 20 acres. CREDIT RATING BUREAU WILL BE ESTABLISHED FOR LAKE CO. Another new business will be estab- lished within the next few days in Poi- son by Spencer Hart, who recently sold his service station in Pablo. Mr. hart has obtained office room with M. M. Marcy and will operate a Lake county credit rating bureau, and will give ser- vice to the business men of Ronan. St. Ignatius. Charlo, Arlee, Peel° and Poi- son. Due to the fact that many newcom- ers have been arriving in this valley it is thought that the new venture will prove a success. Mr. Hart states that his reception by the businessmen of the county has been very cordial. Four State Hiway Through Montana Soon be Complete Harland E. Wells of Whitefish, prest dent of the International Four States Highway Association, is making a semi- annual trip over the route to keep the communities on the road interested, and to note and report progress along the highway. President Wells has just made a trip north of Whitefish and into Canada, and reports that work is under way on the Canadian side of the line, and the province of British Columbia has started work on improve- ments between Roosville on the border and Elko, using a force of about one hundred men. The travel -way is 22 feet wide, and the contractors are hard - surfacing the road as they go along. The highway in Montana between Whitefish, Eureka • and the Canadian border at Romyille, Wells reports in ex- cellent condition. Last week, the Forest Service let the contract for a short strip at Conner, in Southern Montana, at the Idaho State line, thus making the International Four States Highway into the state of Montana all completed. With the work going on north of the boundary line in British Columbia between Roosville and Elko, the Brit- ish Columbia sector leading to Banff. Lake Louise and. Jasper National Park will also be almost completed. Addi- tional contracts in the Sawtooth Na- tional Forest and along the Salmon River makes another step in completing the mileage in that state. Nevada has a big construction prograin in pro- gress on highway 93 and one-fourth of that state's construction funds this year will be expended on the International Four States Highway route. ' In a statement made last week at his home in Whitefish, Montana, Presidei t Wells stated, \There has been increased enthusiasm all along the line as the vital importance of this north-south in- ternational highway has become more apparent. Communities that were luke- warm when the International Fou: States Highway idea was first laim- ched are now enthusiasatic, and in each of the four states, renewed pressure is being made to hasten improvement. This too, has I emitted in a heighseneo interest in both Canada and Mexico. It Is protahle that additional construction news will be available before the date of the annual meeting in Ely. Nevada this coming September. I really believe\ said Wells. \that we have the most varied and diversified scenic route in the United States, being the shortest link connecting Canada and Mexico. \We have the trees, the great rivers. the streams, the fish and game, the high oases, and in the south, the in- comparable deerst scenery. Along our route are fifteen great national forests. ten river basins and m.my national parks and points of interest.\ President Wells will be entertained by the communities along the route as he makes his journey to Calexico, Cal., the piesent southern terminus of the International Four States Highway. Ultimately, the road will go from Cal- exico. California and Mexicali, Mexico, twin cities on the Mexican border, across the Colorado River and connect vith ,he International Pacific Highway at some point north of Hermosillo. While on his trip southward, President Wells will confer with the Governor en the State of Lower California. Mexico, and urge through him that the Mexican Government do everything to hasten early completion of this extension nt the Four States Highway into and thru the Mexican Republic. FORESTRY RESTRICTIONS WILL CA INTO EFFECT JULY 2nd Carrying a serviceable shovel. axe and water bucket is required when making automobile or pack horse trips in the Flathead Forest on July 2 and there- after during the fire season according to Forest Supervisor J. C. Urquhart. Users of the forest are also warned against smoking during their period ex- cept at approved camp grounds and against discharging fireworks in the forest. These restrictions are not intended to discourage the proper use of the Na- tional Forest but are measures which if they are conscientiously followed will materially help in the prevention of forest fires. Green forests bring revenue to city and county. Don't let such a loss be your fault. Charlie Mansur is spending a few days at Hot Springs. Enthusiastic Over Cannery Prospects J. C. McIntire who has been in the county for the past several months in the interests of establishing a cooperative cannery here, left the ter part of last week for Bozeman. Members of the cannery committee and Mr. McIntire are highly enthus- iastic over the prospects for the can- nery, Ralph Tower. committee chair- man reports. He states that a favor- able report has been given. The papers were taken to Bozeman by Mr. McIntire, for approval and from there will be sent to the regional of- fices of the Resettlement administra- tion at Denver before going to Wash- ington. D. C. for final approval. If the $36,000 project is approved the cannery will be established on a 50,00e case unit basis. pital Tuesday, for medical treatment. V. their home in Poison. Mr. Currie is Mrs. Howard Hartly entered the hoe- employed at the dam

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