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LttL fiLstoricat socivty Ss Lena, KT 596n1 Won t ;am(' ney one in natius mown also Slarie 930 to trace alogy some tbove ing to iswer you. kept Pirates 16, Chiefs 0. . Poison Gets Share of the Title POL SON PIRATE RUSHER Jim John Ogden didn't really get booted by the Ronan Chief punter as it appears in this photo. But Ogden did manage to get a piece of the ball to partially deflect the punt from Ronan'e end ion it didn't natter anyway because by this time the piay was dead. Punter received a high pass from center and stepped out of the end zone try- ing to get the kick away. Poison took possession of ball after a free kick which followed the safety and scored again to win I 64) Young suns Should Really Have Fun at Spook Party The annual Halloween party for the children of Poison is ready to roll, thanks to the Halloween Party Steering Committee, local merchants and service organizations and the many volunteers who have generously given of their time. Nearly forty of these volunteers met in the Middle School- library Monday evening to establish the final plans for the parties tomorrow night, when approximately 700 of Poison's young people will be entertained The schedule for the various events is as follows: The party for the pre- school and kindergarten classes will be held at the School in the Corn - BOB SAINT LOUIS, who spearheaded this year's Steering Committee for the Halloween party. explains some of the plans to volunteers who drop. ped in at the planning meeting Monday night. \DV ALLEN, chat - mai, of the grades 1-3 Hallo- ween party. passes out some information to other volunteers at the meeting Monday night The party for grades 1-3 will be field in their home rooms at Cherry Valley School_ THE PRE-SCHOOL AND kINDEMARTEN party was planned by a group of volunteers ano flr chairmen Flame Meeks and Eileen Lindell This part), will be held at the High School in the Commons Rooms from 6:39 to 6:00 mons Room from 6 : 30 to 8:00. Grades 1-3 should report to their own classrooms at Cherry Valley School, while children in grades 4 and 5 should go to the Cherry Valley lunchroom for their party, where the Kiwanis Club will be running such games as \Vampire\ and ''Non - Musical Chairs.'' All children in grades 1-5 should bring trick -or -treat bags with them. The parties at Cherry Valley School will all begin at 6:30 and end at 800. Sixth -grade students should meet at the roller rink at 5,00 for a sitating party. They should bring a sack lunch with them. At 645, a car pool will take them to the Lincoln School Auditorium for the movie, which will end at 8:45 After the movie, sixth - graders are to go home Seventh and 8th -graders are also to report to the Lincoln School Auditorium for the movie at 7:00. Then, at 8.45, they go to the Middle School cafeteria for their parts; which will end at '3:45 A 25 cents donation is being asked of each child participating in the parties this year to help defray the costs of next year's events. Hides Available To Vote Tuesday Voters having no way to the polls next Tuesday may call upen the following Democratic precinct committee people to arrange transportation: Precinct 3- Gene Albert, 844-3668. 5- -Scott Walker, 887-2236, 8 --William Hoyle, 883-4069. 9—Iva Nunnalls 8IV-2691. lta - Emma Roberts 883-2337. (Continue\ on Page at t'Aurt•-, Chamber Banquet Wednesday All is in readiness for the 71st annual banquet of the Port Poison Area Chamber of Commerce next Wed- nesday, Nov. 5 at the Riverside Lanes and Supper Club. Festivities get under way with a no - host cocktail hour at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be served a; 7:30. Only 2. tickets will he sold Cost is M50 each and tickets may be pur- chased at The Flathead Courier. from Chamber Secretary -Manager Fred Manley and from various directors. As reported earlier, guest speaker will be Sister Thomas More, OSF. Professor of History and public relations director at Silver Lake College. Manitowoc, Wisc. Sister More is a noted after dinner speaker and has received national recog- nition for her agribusiness involvement Theme of her talk will be \The Fifth Freedom.'' Master of ceremonies this year will be outgoing Chamber President Bill Bishop Invocation will be given be the Rev. Loren Foot, Vicar of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. A review of the 1979-80 chamber year will he given by Bishop and incoming President Torn Gillespie will give a preview of - hings to come for the Chamber in 198041 Preceding the speaker's address will be presen- tation of the coveted Key Man and Key Woman of ;he Year awards and other special honors. 1980-81 officers and directors of 'he C of C are Gillespie, President; Lee (Continued on Page 21 Christmas Decoration Fund Contributions Are Being Accepted Dale Kaercher is making the rounds this week collecting contributions for the new Christmas season decorations for the INSOIrl business district says tee decorations will be first quality, all - metal ornaments featuring 52 - high wreaths In the center of the wrea'hs are elect rifled candle lanterns These will be suspended from power poles in the downtown area A the inter -Becton will be five criss-crossed wreath ropes from which five lanterns will be suspended The program is set up on a two year basis. Businesses are being asked for a minimum $25 donation each year In- dividuals mas; als, con- tribute to the decoration fund by making checks payable to the Chamber of Commerce Christmas Decora t ion Fund. Cheeks may be sent to the Chamber, left off with Secretary Manager Fred Manley at the Chamber offset by the stoplight, or given to Kaercher. Special recognition will he ac- corded firms giving SIM or more In the funn Kaerc her said By David Kis What does almost flawless hard hustling football give you? It gives you a 16-0 victory over the Ronan Chiefs. The Pira'es did all of that and more last Friday in Poison as they brought smiles to practically the entire town After a 10 year drought against the Chiefs the Pirates proved to all 'hat they are the true cham- pions of the conference although Whitefish was chosen after lengthy deliberation over the in- terpretation of the rules Poison , Ronan and Whitefish all ended the season with 3-1 records. Since none of the teams defeated the other two teams, the Montana High School Association used a total point system based on the margin of victory or defeat of the contending team performances in their head to head games The tie breaker only elimiiiated Ronan and left Poison and Whitefish still tied Since Whitefish defeated Poison earlier in the season, Whitefish was declared the State Tour- nament representative. Earlier in the week the MHSA informed Head coach Jerry McCullough that Poison only needed to defeat Ronan by 11 and on Thursday they changed their decision and said Poison needed a victory by 17 points Poison used its stingy defense to totally shut down the Chiefs' highly regarded offense The Chiefs only crresed the fifty twice. The Pirates' offense gave the Poison crowd its best showing of the year and it was against the conference's second best defense The Pirates were running out of a new for- mation that they had been practicing for a couple of weeks McCullough in- serted Mike Geer at tailback and Geer had a field day romping for 147 yards on 22 carries. The offensive line did a continued on Page 13 Lake Level 2890.97 feet The Flathead 25e Volume 70 Number 29 , 1 HO USPS 199-960 l' , .1 , ..ri Mmliano Thursday. October 30, 1980 Large Voter Turnout Expected In Lake County Next Tuesday One of the biggest voter turnouts in the history of Lake County is predicted for the 1980 general election on Tuesday. Nov. 4, when ballots will be cast on major national, state and county candidates, as well as for fire board, irrigation and Soil Con- servation officers An all-time high of 11.648 voters are registered in Lake County. Absentee voting has been going at a fast pace with nearly 700 absentee ballots cast by early this week This will continue through the week and on Saturday from Ito 4 p.m and during office hours on Monday, Nov. 3. Voting will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday in all precincts but four These are Salmon River, Irvine Flats, Garcon Gulch and Yellow Bay, which will be open for voting Tuesday from 12 noon to 8 p.m. There is one change in precinct voting place. This is Precinct 10-2, which is changed from the Poison Senior Citizen Center to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. The ballot lists the Following For President and Vice President of the United States— John B Anderson, In- dependent for President, and Patrick J Lucey, Independent for Vice President: Jimmy Carter, Democrat for President, and Walter F. Mondale, Democrat for Vice President: Ed Clark. Libertarian for President. and David Koch, Liber- LEE CHRISTENSEN, President of the Po, - , r, Comm Agency, accepts the first check from Carol Daly, Director of • Industry Council. This is the first part of a $50.000 grant ao Community Development Agency for the purpose of increa- outlets of products produced in Poison and the surrounding areas tartan for Vice President Ronald Reagan. Republiean for President. and George Bush. Republican for Vice President For Representative in Congress. First Congressional District— John K (Jack Mc- Donald, Republican Pat Williams, Democrat For Governor and lieutenant Governor— Jack Ramirez. Republican for Governor, and Walt Johnson, Republican for Lieutenant Governor. Ted Schwinden. Democrat for Governor and George Turman. Democrat for Lieutenant Governor For Secretary of State— John ol D • Lynch. Democrat. and Jim Waltermire, Republican For Attorney General— Mike Greely. Democrat For State Auditor— E V - Sonny\ Omholt Republican Shades of St. Helens! THOSE N'OLt 'A NIC MISMIONS appeared to he pretty active around sundown last VY'ednesdas - Or was it a big war party sending up smoke signaller? Actually, it was an unusual eloud forma For Public service Commissioner. Fifth District— Howard Repuh! Hanson. 14e:It• , • For State Superintendent of Public Instruction— Ed A!ge!.i.rigni. Republican, and Georgia Ruth Rice. Fame - woo For thief .filoice Supreme Court - Unexp:red forrri runt which mede it appear that puffing out of each mountain peak Lots of unusual things happened around Poison last week Our thanks to Ron Nixon for providing this picture of one of 'em 4