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Chinook Paper Tackles MHSA group of Class C schools should be further in debt on a tournament tournament just to pay a fee to an organization organization that already has over $60,000 in its bank account. Rex Dalley, MHSA Executive Secretary, said in the report that the MHSA Is not accumulating surplus funds. He said a $30.000 cash reserve is held for operating expenses, and if more money comes in than is needed it is returned returned to the schools. This leads us to ask two questions: questions: Needed for what? Has the MHSA ever returned any money to the schools? There is no doubt in our mind that the District 13 schools are legally obligated to pay the tournament tournament .assessment, because they did agree to it. Still, we think it is not moralJy right for a group of small schools to go in debt little like the protection racket, I while an organization that already (From The Chinook Opinion) ' We have wondered for some time what the Montana High School Association was organized :or. And, the more we hear about the organization the more we wonder. wonder. Their latest action was reported reported in a story in the Great Falls Tribune early this week, and it left us wondering still more. The report stated that the MHSA was declaring ineligible the schools in Class C District 13 because they had not paid 6 per cent of their tournament receipts to the MHSA. The MHSA announced that the District 13 schools -- Plains, Hot Springs, Noxon, Sigfork, Charlo, Dixon, Arlee, and Troy -- could not compete in'MHSA sponsored activities unless they paid their assessment fee within a reasonable reasonable length of time. Sounds a doesn't it? Course, the District 13 schools has plenty of money, and seemingly seemingly nothing to do with it. wants agreed to the tournament finance j their "cut" no matter what, plan along with all other member member schools in the state at a meeting meeting in Billings in December 1951. But we still do not think that a Agostini Out FRESNO, Calif. (UP) -- Fresno State College sprint star Mike Agostini. who set a world record in the 220-yard dash earlier this The MHSA no doubt was organized organized in good faith and with a good purpose in mind. Either that purpose was lost Â· along the way, or it has been kept quiet to the general public. We .wish the MH- SA would make their purpose their operations a little-more open to the public. Perhaps it would stop the wondering . . . FRN.