A-4 Sunday, Jur* Â«, 1976 Th* Dwty kitw LÂ«kÂ«. KaHspcH. Monttna local briefs Two vehicles collide A two vehicle accident Friday night on South Main where the railroad tracks cross the street resulted in approximately $850 damages but no injuries. Kalispell Police Department officials said David E. Gregg was entering traffic on Main Street when his vehicle struck another being driven by Edmon Aten- bug. Gregg was cited for failure to yield the right-of- way. Thieves nab tractors The theft of two farm and garden tractors from Davies Implement Co. on Cast Idaho was reported Saturday morning to the KalisfKll Police Department. Officers said it is believed the tractors, each valued at "52,250. were loaded in a van type truck with dual tandem rear wheels and transported out of state. Jaycees set auction The newly formed Trapline Jaycees will conduct an auction beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday adjacent to the Hungry Horse Town Hall in Hungry Horse. Rich Thompson, president of club which represents Hungry Horse,Martin City, Coram and West Glacier, said items to be auctioned range from dump trucks, to tractors to bear rugs. Thompson said the club is encouraging members of Â· the public to bring items to be auctioned off with a percentage of the sale to be used for community projects. For free pick up persons should call the Dam Town Tavern at 337-7691, he said. In addition to the auction, Thompson said an Alaskan artifacts exhibit will be sent which contains hunting, fishing and clothing materials used by Eskimos during primitive times. Board slates meet Kalispell School District No. 5 board of trustees will meet at 8 p.m. Monday in the districts offices located at 233 1st Ave. E. A busy agenda faces the trustees with reports scheduled on plans for lunch program expansion, a board curriculum committee report, a progress report an the vocational project, a sound engineer survey of the high school auditorium and the junior high's gymnasium. Recommendations regarding various transportation matters also will be heard and the board will hear some personnel matters. SB A officer to visit A representative of the Small Business Administration, assigned to the Helena Office, will be in Kalispell Thursday. The loan officer will be available in the Kalispell Area Chamber of Commerce office on Main Street from 9 a.m. to-noon. Â· Â· The purpose of this visit is to provide persons seeking information, concerning the SBA's financial assistance and other programs with an opportunity to meet with an SBA representative. Officials air burning laws POLSON - Commissioners from three Northwest Montana counties mÂ«t with various state health officials regarding open burning laws Friday, Flathead board chairman Joe DeLong raid the county commissioners informed Arthur C. Knight, director of the state Department of Health and Environmental Sciences, that they wanted local control of burning. "He agreed with us and suggested a rule change," DeLong said. DeLong said commissioners from Lake and Lincoln counties agreed local control was desirable but felt the cards were stacked against them. DeLong said he would try to get the Montana Association of Counties lo endorse local control via a rule change by the State Board of Health when the association meets at Big Sky on June 14-16. He also said Flathead County's commissioners would endorse open burning during the month of April throughout the state by taking their appeal to the August meeting of the health board. It takes news coverage to make a N'EWSpaper TOPSY TURVEY A threa vehicle accident on LaSalle Road Friday night resulted in injuries to six with one of the vehicles ending up on its top. Photo by Jim Haupt Accident injures six A bachelor's party ended in tragedy Friday when four participants left a LaSalle Road tavern in two pickup trucks which collided moments later injuring one person seriously. In serious condition Saturday in a Spokane hospital is Rick Buzzell, 20, of Columbia Kails. Buzzell was flown to Spokane by Strand Aviation after initial treatment at Kalispell Regional Hospital for severe internal injuries. Five other persons also were injured in the 11 p.m. accident two miles south of Columbia Falls on LaSalle road. In good condition Saturday at Kalispell Regional Hospital was Alan Hoerner, 22, of Columbia Falls. Douglas Garde, 29, also of Columbia Falls, reportedly was in the hospital but personnel there declined to comment on his condition. Three other persons were treated and released following the accident which involved three vehicles. Montana Highway Patrolman Dana Kraut said Buzzell was a passenger in a pickup truck being driven by Alan Hoerner, 22, of Columbia Falls. Kraut said another pickup truck, being driven by- David Holoomb, 26, of Columbia Falls was attempting to pass the Hoerner vehicle while northbound on Â· LaSalle Road. YOUNG DRINKERS PRAGUE (AP) - Only haH of the 15-year-olds in Czechoslovakia drink no alcohol. By the time they are 18, only 17 per cent do not drink, according to a Czech newspaper. "Holcomb lost control and side swiped the other pickup truck. This began an accident pattern of 830 feet with both pickups rolling off and on the highway," Kraut said. Kraut said another vehicle became involved when its driver, fearing the two trucks could possibly ram her, ditched her vehicle which also was northbound. Damages to that vehicle and injuries to its occupants were minor he said, while both trucks were considered total losses. Both ambulances from Columbia Falls were dispatched to the scene to take the injured to the hospital. Kraut -said one of the injured stated occupants of both trucks had j ust lett a bachelor's party and witnesses to the accident stated both vehicles were travelling at an excessive rate of speed. Kraut said Buzzell was trapped underneath one of the vehicles for approximately half an hour before being freed by members of the Highway Patrol, Flathead County Sheriff's Office and bystanders. Kraut said the only person in either truck not to be injured seriously was Holcomb who was the only person wearing a seat belt. The accident, which blocked the highway for approximately one hour, remains under investigation by the Montana Highway Patrol. College* trustees to meet A canvass of the recent special levy election, part- time employe contracts, administrative contracts .and the 1976-77 budget report will take place at a meeting of Klathead Valley C o m m u n i t y C o l l e g e trustees. ' The trustees will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the College Center. The trustees also will hear a financial report of the audit committee and the job description for an affirmative action officer. Hijacking trial set BUTTE (AP) - A fed- era) judge on Friday scheduled three separate! trials for the same day -June 21 -- for the three persons accused of hijacking a mail truck in Livingston last year. U.S. District Court Judge W.D. Murray set the trials for 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. The defendants are William R. Bolzer, 40, his wife Lorita Bolzer, 35, and Jerry Thompson, 38, all of the Billings area.' all three pleaded Bnnocent Friday afternoon. They remained free on bonds. A man with a shotgun and wearing a ski mask tied and gagged two mail t r u c k d r i v e r s in the Livingston post office early in the morning last June 25, then drove away in their truck. The truck was found in a grove east of Livingston, but $8,500 in cash from a Helena bank was not recovered. The truck also carried 200 sacks of mail. Thompson was arrested in Oklahoma City May 4 and the Bolzers were arrested the next day in Vancouver, Wash. grain prices As of 5 p.m. Friday HARD SPRING WINTER Ord to 10.9 Protein 3.17 3.14 11.0 to U.4 Protein 3.31 3.14 11.5 to 11.9 Protein 3.45 3.14 12.0 to 12.4 Protein 3.59 3.22 12.5 to 12.9 Protein 3.73 3.26 13.0 to 13.4 Protein 3.87 3.30 13.5 to 13.9 Protein 4.01 3.34 14.0 to 14.4 Protein 4.15 3.38 14.5 to 14.9 Protein 4.23 3.42 15.0 Protein 4.3! WHITE WHEAT 2.91 BARLEY No. 1 2 (45# up) 4.60 No. 3 (44| 41#) 4.50 No. a (400 down) 4.25 OATS No. 1 2 (38* up) 4.75 371 4.70 3Â« 4.65 FEED WHEAT 2.55 An Open House Wedding Reception honoring Mr. Mrs. Gene Thompson, will be held at Star Meadows Ranch, June 12 from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. A dance will follow with music by the Fredenberg Orchestra. Published Party Ejccept Saturday and New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Christmas Day by Inter Lake Publishing Company. 300 First Avenue West. Kalispell. Zip Code 59901. Entered as second class matter at post office. Kalispefl. Montana. C. Patrick King, publisher, editor. Marfcn Hanson, managing editor. James C. Pearce. advertising manager. Jess AHred, production manager. Tom Kurdy, buiintM mimgcr. Steve Owens, circulation manager. Kalispell subscribers who fail to receive their paper by 6:00 o.m. weekdays or on Sunday by 6.30 am should telephone me circulation department at 755-7000 before 6:30 p.m. weekdays or on Sunday by 10 30 a.m. for customer service. Member 01 * he Associated_Press Suggested Helai) Prices. f By carrier, $3 50 per mor.lh. l- t - Three months. $10.50; six months " S21.00; one year, $42.00. Bjorneby Jewelry, Inc. Invites you to attend our Estate, Antique and Antique Reproduction Jewelry Show June 8 thru 11 All items offered at substantial reductions from replacement prices. B/ORNKRY^HWELRY INC. 141 MAIN W??W Phone Kalispell %^^ 756-7150 Member American Gem Society SUNDAY THRU SATURDAY Open Daily 9-9 Sunday 10-6 VINYL ROLL-UP BLINDS Easy-to-clean Vi" vinyl slots filter sunlight. Heavy-duty cordlockÂ® vinylonÂ® cord. You save at Kmart Â· Reg. 4.67 99 3'x6' 2 7 99 J'x6' Reg. 76.27 Limited OuantiliÂ«i On Hand. 9 99 10'x6'
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