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January 11, 1948

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The Independent-Kecord, Helena, Mont., Sunday, January 11, 1948 Independent-Record State News From Far Phi/ippines Comes Request : or News Booklet Thompson Falls Has Paid Off Bonds on Water Council Has Settled In Full Long Before Fixed Date Thompson Falls, Jan. 10.-Mayor Don F. Saint announces that the debt oil the town water system has been paid in full. The bonds, totaling $50,000, would »»t have matured until 1955 un de'r ordinary circumstances, he said. Earnings of the water sys tern, larger than estimated, enabled town council to «nticipate the final settlement date. To Bond Plumbers Choteau--The city council here has decided to bond plumbers. An annual license fee of $10 has been fixed. The council appointed Horace D. Haskett as marshal, Cowboy Songs From Montana Ranges Make Bid for National Attention Through State University Research succeeding Bill signed. Broere, who re- Bond Poll Set Poison--The city council has Missoula, Jan. 10.--From the cowboy songs of Montana rangelands to the education section of a New York newspaper and the attention of a national women's magazine is a long jump, but that is what is happening to a research project of the Montana State university school of music. Last summer a music school research party consisting of Charles R. Cults of Billings and Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Wylder, graduate university students, spent two months in the Miles City and Fort Benton areas, visiting the old- timers who once played the pioneer music of the state. They recorded native songs of Montana while some of the original musicians, now in their eighties and nineties, are still alive, giving Montana the beginning of a historical record almost unequaled. The project came to the attention of the New York Herald Tribune, which devoted the lead article in its education section of Dec. 21 to the Montana work with pictures of some o£ the old- timers whose music now is preserved on the university recordings. set Feb. 7 as the date for a special election to approve a proposed issue of bonds for improvement of the fire department, including the purchase of a new truck. The photos included "Montana Bill" Roberts, curator of the Range Riders' museum at Miles City, who was range campfires known in the days for his store of songs, and Albert LaRance, Charlie Thex and Bob Quebbeman. LaRance, now past 80 and a resident of Ashland, came from Canada some 70 years ago anc furnished the violin music for many o£ the frontier dances. Close to 90 years old, Thex :ame up from Texas more than 50 years ago and also was known for his violin playing throughout southeastern Montana. He has lived on his ranch south of Ash land for more than 50 years and recently celebrated his golden wedding anniversary. Quebbeman, a self-taught guitar player and singer from Sonnette is a younger generation cowboy artist whose repertoire includes authentic Montana music he hai learned from the old-timers. After the Herald Tribune's ac count of the project, "Mademol selle," national magazine for young women, notified the uni versity that it planned to send a representative to Missoula early in January with a view to writinj an article on all of the activitie: of the Montana school of music The representative is Miss Helen Lund, formerly of Reserve, a for Missoula, Jan. 10 -- A request or 50 copies of a "Handbook for A'eekly Newspaper Correspondents," published and distributed ast fall by the State ournalism school and .ana State Press association, was received from Legaspi port, Albay, Philippines. W. L. Alcorn, press association secretary and assistant professor of journalism, said the first foreign request for the booklet fol- owed numerous inquiries from almost every state in the nation. The booklet was prepared by John Buzzetti of Hardin as a senior journalism project last year, and made available to Montana editors through the press association and the journalism school. True Picture of Yugoslavian Camp Given by Recipient of Relief; Host of Captives Lack Clothing Fort Benton, Jan. 10.--It is in i but in this case, the contents were mail from the occupied areas in I faithfully delivered, except the Europe that the best picture of!last item, which was--of all a deck of playing cards. by a local man is ex-j The package went to a concen- tremely illuminating. C h a r l e s (.ration camp in Yugoslavia. IK.UIUUI.OU Europe that the best picture of Hast its uuiverslty I conditions comes. A recent leUerjthings!- the Mon- rece i ve( j by a ] oca l man is ex-i The r Griesbach has been sending relief packages to relatives in Germany and in zones occupied exclusively by the Soviet coalition. Recently, he had a reply from a brother-in-law. Often, It is charged, such packages go into the black market, Augusta At a joint ceremony o! Eastern Stars and Masons at Augusta the Blessings of Life Under Russian Rule Made Plain · Glasgow, Jan. 10. -- Kenneth Newton, a local veteran, has a letter from a German friend, now in the zone occupied by Russia The German says the people have so little to eat that sometimes But the chief interest lies in the fact that 250,000 others are held in the camp to which the package was sent. The prisoners, Mr. Griesbach's relative writes, are sad indeed. Few have clothing or shoes worthy the words. The recipient of the relief has been in that camp five years, having been captured early in the war. Other relatives living in Germany, to whom packages were sent by Griesbach and his family, also have written and seemingly, in all cases, the relief was duly transmitted. btars and Masons at Augusta tne they are acul ally unable to stagger following officers were installed , work by the Order of Eastern Star: Worthy matron, Mrs. Juanita Bea; worthy patron, Henry Cottle; associate matron, Mrs. Fern Bean; associate patron, William Shortridge; treasurer, F. M. Mack; secretary, Mrs. Helen Cottle; conductress, Mrs. Rose Mosher; associate conductress, Mrs. Gladys Mosher; chaplain, Mrs. Louise Bernier; marshal, Mrs. Victoria to work. The local man has been sending packages of food to his friend, whom he met while a prisoner in a German detention camp. Original formula for Worcestershire sauce was evolved by a physician to disguise asafoetida contained in a medicine. TAILOR-MADE SUITS C A S T E E L G L E A N E R S 417 North Main NEW SUITS Cleaning -- Pressing Tailoring P. B. BRTJCE J. B. HAYNES mer journalism student at Montana university. Adams; Adah, Mrs. Dora Reese- the'man; Ruth, Mrs. Signa Shortridge; lEsther, Mrs. Ethel Bean; Martha, The music research project not around on i y recorded native Montana pioneer Not FOR JUST A DAY Not FOR JUST A YEAR BUT ALWAYS . . . should hold true in your selection of furniture. Furniture adds warmth and pride to your home and emphasizes the old saying, "There Is No Place Like Home." Careful selection of furniture should be made with the view in mind that you are creating a home and not selecting wearables or gifts that are soon to be tossed aside as useless or "out of style." Let us help you in the selection of home furnishings that are durable, stylish, and add just the touch that makes all the family and friends, too, say, "How Beautiful and Delightfully Comfortable!" 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Mr. and Mrs. Si Simonsou and daughters, Elois and Vondell, have returned from a two-weeks' visit on the Pacific coast. Miss Emma Gould Sparks, who has been attending school in Seattle, has returned to Augusta to complete her work here. HELENA ICE CO. ICE, ICE CUBES Calcium Chloride LISSNER'S MINERAL SPRING WATER PHONE 110 423 West Main Montana Homes, Inc. REAL ESTATE Our Aim M O R E H O M E S F O R S A L E BUYERS WAITING! Our Quarantee * , . * A SALE OF YOUR PROPERTY, ACCEPTABLE TO YOU OR NO CHARGE! FREE INSPECTION APPRAISALS WATCH FOR OUR OPENING DATE For Advance Information Phone 441-J, or Write P. O. Box 482 /Montana Grid Sfar fs Shining fn Army Team Shelby, Jan. 10.--Mike Woldt- vedt, who starred under the hoops and on the gridiron while in high school here, is making a name for himself In football in New England. Mike is playing with the Westover Field Fliers in Manchester, Mass., There he is stationed with ths army. Trustees in Richey Are Planning New High School Richey, Jan. 10.--Preliminary steps have been taken by the board o£ trustees o£ the school district for the erection of a new high school here. Edwin G. Osness, Billings architect, Is to submit plans soon and it is hoped construction may begin In the spring. New Organ Set Up In Scofaey Lutheran Church Scobey, Jan. 10.--The congregation o£ Scobey Lutheran church has installed a new organ, thc| gift o£ Casper Brenden of Scobey. The instrument is an Estey Mod ernistic, of the reed type, and cost $1,200. Marias Fair Board Is Laying Plans for 1948 Shelby, Jan. 10.--The Marias fair board, which is engaged in laying preliminary plans for 1948, has chosen Clifford D. Coover again as secretary and manager. The fair, which broke all records last year for exhibits and attendance, has a sizable treasury surplus. 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