The Daily Inter Lake from Kalispell, Montana on May 27, 1976 · Page 5
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D»it|- fnler State races lack candidates . M(mU"« . May 7.7. 1»7« A-- 5 HELENA (AP) - For Incumbent Frank Murray and challenger* Burl E, Hatfield and Pat J. Foley, Tuesday isn't a Democratic primary -- it's a general election for secretary of state. That's became the flB,000-a-year off- Ice held by Murray since 1M6 will belong, In effect, to next week's primary-election winner. No Republican seeks to be secretary of state. Three other candidates for state office -- all incumbents -- don't even have to sweat out the primary, because they have no opposition at all. Unofficially re-elected -- by default of the Republican party -- are these Democrats: James ft. Shea and George Turman. to the!/ |l»,000--ye*r district seats on the Public Service Commission, and Thomas J. Kearney, to his J14.000 post as Supreme Court clerk. Already considered nominated, for want of opponents, and thus advanced to November genera I-elect ion contests are two Republicans. They are A u d i t o r E.V. ''Sonny" Omholt, who seeks re-election to the $18,000-a-year office he has held since 1962, and James T. Harrison Jr., Helena, who wants the office of attorney general. Harrison was majority leader of the Monism House in 1971 and alw served In the state Senate. In the fall. Omholt will face either But- U legislator Robert J. Harper or Mis- souJa insurance executive Jerry M. Mil- cheil. Mitchell said recently he was dropping out of the Democratic primary in favor of Harper. However, when he learned this wasn't possible as the withdrawal deadline was past, Mitchell said he would accept the nomination if chosen by the voters. On Nov. 2, Harrison is to take on the winner of Tuesday's Democratic contest between stale Sen. Mike Greely, for six years a deputy Cascade County attorney, and Thomas F Dowling. Lewis and Clark County attorney since 1969. Each of the three lawyers hopes to head the Department of Justice, a ns,000-a-year post Ally. Gen. RobeVt L Woodahi is quitting to run for governor. Attracting the largest number of candidates of any Statehouse contest this year is the office of superintendent of public instruction. After Dolores Colburg announced t h a t she wouldn't be a candidate for election to a third term, nine persons filed for the $20,000-a-year position. If you didn't like what happened at the '75 y^,;t- Legislature about your property taxes, then make a change SAY SO with your vote TOM JONES State to appeal reappraisal decision H E L E N A ( A P ) - T h e D e - partment of Revenue plans to ask the Montana Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that the state's property reappraisal program is unconstitutional. Department attorney Bruce McGinnis said the agency will ask for a hearing in July or August. The ruling by District Court Judge Jack Green of Missoula was the first court defeat for the program, which has been attacked by lawsuits in 16 counties and halted in 15 of those by preliminary injunctions, McGinnis said. Only three other cases had been decided and the state won them all. Taxpayers in those cases did not appeal. Green ruled that the plan violates both the Montana and U.S. constitutions because it is not a uniform, statewide program. He issued a permanent injunction barring the department from implementing the plan -- or any substitute -- in Missoula County "unless and until such plan or program is part of a general and uniform statewide plan which shall have been approved by the court prior to its implementation." Green's ruling has no force outside Missoula County unless it is upheld by the Supreme Court. Governor's tax statement sought HELENA (AP) - A Republican party official called on Democratic Gov. Thomas L. Judge again Wednesday, asking him to make his full federal and state tax statements public. "What does the governor have to hide in his returns that cannot stand public examination?" party chairman Mrs. Florence Haegen asked. "Montanans have the right to know this type of infor- mation in the selection of the slate's highest official and Judge is no exception to that rule." Judge's campaign officials already have disclosed that Judge paid no state income tax in 1975 and very little federal tax, a t t r i b u t i n g the situation to a business setback and saying the governor would not release additional tax information. Dist. 17 Representative Tom's Been There (Paid lor by Jon.es For Representative Club, 32 Second St. E., Irene Gabriel, secretary) flathead record Births Mr. and Mrs. Robert Warrington, Libby, girl. Mr. and Mrs. Doug Jones, Columbia Falls, girl. Kalispell Regional Hospital VfSlTING HOURS - Noon-2, 6-8 p.m. ADMITTED -- Chester Kingery, Thoralf Lee, Frieda Hanson, Richard Ranna, Mrs. Hugh Peterson, Albert Kansier, Mrs. Alfred Hunsinger, Harold Taff, Mrs. Ben Gress, Kalispell. Clara Blair, Columbia Falls. William Webb, Elmo. Mrs. Richard Hartman, Hungry Horse. William Simpson, Kila. Loyd Yaple, Libby. Mrs. Mabel Leary, Great Falls. Mrs. Fred Nevins, Bigfork. DISCHARGED - Tyler Gardner, Holly Ayster, Herbert Bethel, Mrs. William Price and baby, JoAnn Hanson,.Robert Taylor, Frederick Clarke, Mrs. Donald Alton, Kalispell. Mrs. Henry Casterline, Columbia Falls. Randall Skierka.Cut Bank. Mrs. Arnold Bowker, Vernon B'rockman, Brian Wilkins, Linda Micuel, Windemere, British Columbia. Mrs. Frank Wright, Troy. North Valley Hospital VISITING HOURS - 2:30-4:30, 7:30-8:30 p.m. ADMITTED -- Marlene Struck, Deborah Neff Kalispell. DISCHARGED - Myrna Fleming, Whitefish. John Deeds, Missoula. Alvie Stevens, Cindy Jorgenson and baby girl. Florence Chase, Columbia Falls. Marriage Licenses Karl E. Horn, 22, Whitefish and Lorna M. Sanford, 21, Kalispell. Kenneth A. Edwards, 48, Worland, Wyo. and Ardis A. Cook, 38, Kalispell. Michael W. Elliston, 22, and Janet M. Benge, 20, both of Kalispell. Ted R. Lake, 24, and Barbara R. Russell, 24, both of Kalispell. Charles A. Territo, 21, and Judith D'Argenzio, 20, both of Hungry Horse. Ronald W. Motichka, 21, Columbia Falls and Janet G. Hanson, 21, Kalispell. Allen L. Tregarthen, 45, Calgary, Alta. and Carole A. Henry, 39, Bigfork. Robert V. McCabe, 48, Kalispell and Nancy C. Jones, 31, Kalispell. Donald J. Peterson, 28, and Janet L. Nelson, 30, both of Kalispell. Baucus gives worth WASHINGTON (AP) Rep. Max Baucus, DM o n t . , on W e d n e s d a y released a personal financial statement listing his 1976 personal net worth at $328,183. Just two y e a r s ago, Baucus -- then a candidate for the U.S. House--listed his net worth at $218,000. Now, he says, the original report was inaccurate. The 1976 s t a t e m e n t reflects a $55,443 increase in Baucus' net worth when compared to his 1974 net worth. The congressman noted that the revised 1974 statement i n c l u d e s an a d d i t i o n a l a m o u n t of $51,850 representing notes due him from his ranch holdings. Baucus' 1976 statement shows his total holdings in Sieben Ranch Co. include nearly $228,000 in stock and a total of $57,335 in notes due stockholders. Picture brightens forjobs I HELENA (AP) - The seasonal hiring upswing has wiped an additional 1,728 persons off the unemployment roles, the state's chief job officer said Wednesday. Fred Barrett of the Employment Security Division said the decrease was the largest single weekly decline so far this year. To date, he said, the number of persons receiving unemployment assistance has dropped by 9,000 from the winter claim peak in February. After last week's payment decline, a total of 10,639 persons received jobless benefits under five separate programs, down 3,IOC from the comparable week a year earlier. The FLATHEAD Home Of The COUNTRY GIANT 600 SINCE 1927 RADIO KGEZ OPEN DAILY 9-9; SUNDAY 10-6 THURS., FBI., SAT. and SUN. SALE TOMATO SET Our 1.37 Tomato Bios so onset. LB.' RAPID GRO Our 1.97 Fertilizer. Use ' 4 7 FRUIT TREES BEDDING PLANTS INSECT SPRAY J 9 4 Our Keg. 57' Pony Pac bedding plants. Our 2,51 Tomato veg. insect spray. 3 gal. fruit trees. 8-FT. FENCE 40-FT. EDGING SPRINKLER 797 LAWN FOOD 5" Our R«g. 2.97 4 Days Only Plastic lawn edging, rolled edges. 4"x40'. Our Reg. 2.77 4 Day: Only Folding fence for garden. 18" high. Our Reg. -10.97 f 4 Day Only Rainbird adjustable lawn sprinkler. All metal. Our Reo. 8.97 20 /fa. Bag 22-6-6 Weed 'n Feed' covers 5000 sq. ft. 4 Days Onfy 23-7-7 K-Gro fertilizer. REDWOOD PLANTERS 20% OFF SHQVELorRAKE Our Reg. tf -- _ _ 3.87 - Your $"J J j 25"SOAKER HOSE "'"" M.77 GARDEN BARK Your Choice Our Keg. 2.77 WHITE ROCK ,72 Out Keg. 7.67 SO Ib. Sag White decorative rock. 50 Ib. bag. Our Reg. 2.37 40 Ib. Bag Martins black peat. 40 Ib. bag. Our Reg. 2.54 4 Days Only Garden bark. Medium size. 3cu. ||. INSECT OR WEED SPRAY 27 2 ft. Rose-and-garden insect spray or spot weed killer. 42-oz.' each in plastic spray bottle. 24 LdSalle Road, Kalispell

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