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Hamilton, Montana
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Bryan of Seattle, and C. Howard Bryan of Santa Rosa. Calif. Memorial donations may he made to: The American Diabetes Research Association. 18 East 48th Street, New'York, N.Y.

10017 or to a Shrine Crippled Children's Hospital. vice and worked at Seeley Priest River, Pierce, and was District Ranger at Hungry Horse for 10 years. In 1970 the Weirs moved to Hamilton where Mr. Weir was assigned to land use management duties on the Bitterroot National Forest. He retired in 1975.

Since then he had been doing charter flying. Weir had his private and instrument pilot's licenses as well as an instructor's license and had more than 10,000 hours of flying time to his credit. Weir was a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots' Association, and Montana Aeronautics which is also a pilots' organization. Weir was a strong supporter of back country small airfields and landing His wife, Mary, often flew with him. Weirs were preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Rhea Heinle in 1973.

Survivors include his parents, Lloyd and Helen Weir. Kalispell; and -two sisters. Betty Hansen, Warrenton, and Jerry Arthun. Wil-sall. Mary Weir was born April 15, 1921, in Missoula, the daughter of John and Effie Bryan.

She attended schools in Missoula including three years at the University of Montana. She interrupted her education to enter defense work in Spokane, and continued in that work after her marriage to Lloyd Weir. Mrs. Weir later worked for a bank in Columbia Falls and was employed by Citizens State Bunk in Hamilton at the time of her death. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Columbia Falls.

Survivors include: three sisters, Betty Hope and Virginia Hahn, both of Hamilton, and Faye Sauder of Iona, Minn and five brothers, Joseph II. Bryan, Ham League to meet The North Valley Unit of the League of Women Voters will meet on Tuesday at 7:30 m. at Virginia Todd's residence, 3550 Holly Street in Stevensville. The program will be on the floodplain situation. It will be given by Sandra Strong The public is invited to attend.

Memorial services for Lloyd Rhea Weir, 59, and his wife, Mary Bryan Weir, 58, will be held 2 p.m. Thursday in the Hamilton Melhodist-Baptist Federated Church. The Weirs died Feb. 19 in a small plane crash in Arizona and were cremated there. Officiating at the memorial service will be the Rev.

Robert Barnes, Rev. William J. Kliber and Rev. Monroe Wilcox. Lloyd Weir was born June 11, 1920, at Dillon.

He attended schools in Butte, Poison, Demarsville and Kalis-pell where he graduated from high school in 1939. He moved to Chicago where he worked for Stuart-Warner Corporation, a manufacturer of radios and other electrical communication equipment. Weir joined the Air Force in Dec. 1941, and attained the rank of staff sargeant. He served as a tail gunner on a B-17 in missions over Germany, receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Leaf Clusters plus the Sharpshooter medal.

He married Mary Bryan Sept. 3, 1943, at Walla Walla, Wash. In 1944 Weir became an Air Force gunnery instructor at Dyersburg, Tenn and then at bases in Texas and Florida. He also received training as a fighter pilot. During his school years and while he was in the service Mr.

Weir was also an amateur boxer. In late 1945 he was discharged, and the Weirs moved to Missoula. Weir graduated with honors from the University of Montana School of Forestry in 1949. He then became employed by the S. Forest Ser WORKING AGAIN After months of being out of commission, the Ravalli County Courthouse elevator is working again.

Last spring high groundwater forced a metal liner at the base of the elevator to collapse. Courthouse custodians removed the lead liner so the elevator can now move freely between the lower floor, main floor and judicial wing. Above, custodian Walter Slim Warren assures the commissioners secretary, Linda Oberhauser, that all systems are go. The company which installed the elevator is working on a suggestion to put a water-tight tube around the ram which raises the elevator. Photo by Pat Zeiler AROUND THE WORLD IViik Betty Legion oratorical winner announced itty I tar mtr mmt Ha aarW to (to a Urn hmi to at tmmm at Ik ntN'i a Wrung court news DAY 19 ble, Marsha Frey and Rodney Frey, all of the University of Montana and Lou Elmore and Glenn Parme-ter, retired Army colonels.

vmm Mtrtnm 10 Nw Ytrt City pimm of two ratty dfftarnt euF turn. Ahwd th wwmorM td th fin hand knowtodg Dana and Egypt to hMp you wMh 1 mijMaruui tond of the Orient A killer whale, also called orca from its Latin name, is similar to man in that it's one of the few animals that seemingly kills for sport. Travel International SptnafuU at Ptuwa Smut Hamilton 363-5432 James A. Krause, Victor, was find $25 on a bad check charge after he pleaded guilty. Krause was also ordered to make $9 90 in restitution to the J-Mart store near STevens-ville where the bad check was written.

Russell Alan Zacha. Corvallis, was fined $30 for speeding. He had pleaded guilty. Jeff Shular of Twin Bridges High School, representing American Legion District 6, was the winner of the oratorical zone contest at the Hellgate Post in Missoula. Second place was earned by Sean Dawdell from Poison High School representing District 4, the Kalispell area.

Third place was won by Debbie Aboundar of Hell-gate High School, representing Missoula area District 5. Shular will compete March 10 in Great Falls against other zone winners from all over Montana for the state championship. Judges for the zone contest were Linda Frey Kim Rural cable television meeting set City court In city judge Herbert Kesters court recently, the following judgements were issued: Peggy Locatelli, Hamilton, was fined $35 for careless driving; Edgar Ribi, Hamilton was fined $25 for a right-of-way violation; Richard Garrod, Hamilton, was fined $25 for speeding; John Humphreys, Hamilton, was given a $25 suspended fine for driving without a drivers license; Gary Neaves, Hamilton, was fined $t0 for careless driving; Gerald Moudy, Hamilton, was fined $300 and had his drivers license suspended for six months for drunk driving; Virdie Quigley, Hamilton, pleaded not guilty to a charge of shoplifting. A jury trial was set for April 8. Ralph Holmlund, Hamilton, was fined $15 for a right-of-way violation; Jerome Meuchel, Hamilton, was fined $33 for speeding; Kenneth Lutz, Hamilton, was given a six-month deferred imposition of sentence on a right-of-way violation and Les M.

Fairchild, Hamilton, entered a not-guilty plea to a charge of leaving a vehicle abandoned for 48 hours. A hearing was set for March 20. Steven Michael Nichols, Stevensville, pleaded guilty in Justice Nancy Sabos court recently to a charge of escape, a misdemeanor. Nichols, who was reportedly hitchhiking along a local highway, was slopped by highway patrolman Dallas Adkins. Adkins was searching Nichols on a charge of suspicion of possession of dangerous drugs when Nichols fled.

Sabo handed Nichols a 30-day jail sentence, with the justice court retaining jurisdiction over the sentence. In other recent action in Sabos court, Clifford Robert Arthur, Missoula, was arraigned on charges of drunk driving and operating a motor vehicle in violation of a restriction on his drivers license. He pleaded guilty to both charges and a non-jury trial was set for April 15. Arthur has been convicted of a previous drunk driving charge. Wayne Knight, Corvallis, was fined $150 after he pleaded guilty to a charge of attempting to kill a deer during closed season.

Sabo also suspended Knights hunting privileges for 12 months. Lonnie Grant Chess, Hamilton, was arraigned on a charge of having foreign license plates while gainfully employed. A not-guilty plea was entered by Chesss father. Sabo set March 5 as the date for Chesss trial. John Dean Nelson, Corvallis, pleaded not guilty to a charge of careless driving and failure to notify the Montana Highway Patrol of a change in address.

He was fined $35 for careless driving and $25 for the latter offense. In Justice Ruth Daniels court recently, Clarence Knight of Hamilton and Gordon R. Milliron of Victor, both pleaded guilty to charges of criminal trespass and misdemeanor theft. They were fined $100 and given a two-day suspended jail sentences for crinimal trespass and a 10-day jail sentence, all but two of which were suspended for the misdemeanor theft. In other action, Dennis II, Olds, of Darby, was arraigned on a charge of writing a bad check.

The warrant for his arrest was received from the Lewi3 and Clark County Sheriffs office. Olds is in the Ravalli County jail after failing to post a $100 jail bond. Golden Agers agenda The Bitter Root Rural Cable TV group will have a meeting Tuesday, March 4 at 10 a m. at the building across from the fairgrounds. WAL ALL OF MY let MOOS WUSTI BLAB8EMMUTHS, WE COULD HOVE THE SHAH HERE AN0 NOSOOV W0UL0 EVBI NOYCE Job Corps official dies Farmers State Bank urges all our customers and friends to conserve Energy! Only through conservation and alternative energy sources will America be free from others like the Shah and the Iranians! Tuesday, March 4 games and refreshments.

Wednesday, March 5 noon potluck, followed by the monthly business meeting. Friday, March 7 regular dance to old-time melodies and buffet refreshments. The monthly birthday party was well attended by over 50 members, an interesting program was presented by Lila Walker, of the County Extension office, on the One-to-one program and a delicious dessert of cake and ice cream was served after the program. Louis A Lou Rocheleau, a renowned Missoula high school and University of Montana basketball coach, died Friday at a local hospital following an illness He was 54 Mr Rocheleau had lived at 11 West view Court. Mr.

Rocheleau is survived by two sons, Kevin and Kirk, both of Missoula; two daughters, Kim, Missoula, and Kyle, Los Angeles; two brothers, Robert Bud, San Diego, and Larree, Metlakatlia, Alaska; and three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. FARMERS STATE BANK Member FDIC Victor, Montana where he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, five air medals and the Purple Heart. Returning from the service, he graduated from the University of Montana in 1948 Upon graduation he accepted a teachingcoach-ing position at Beaverhead County High School at Dillon. From there he came to Missoula County High School and later Sentinel High as a teacher and head coach of track, basketball and football. During his high school coaching career in Missoula, Mr.

Rocheleaus basketball teams recorded a 315 HO record, including back tn-back undefeated seasons (22-0 in 1962-63 and 27-0 in 1963 64). His high school teams won three state championships and nine divisional titles. In 18 he left the high school ranks to become head roach of the UM Grizzles, a position he held until resigning 1971. From 1971 until his death he had served as recreation director for the Trapper Creek Job Corps at Darby. A memorial service will be held Monday, 6.30 at the Holy Family Church, 4616 Gharrett with the Rev.

James J. Hogan officiating. The body has been cremated. Squire Simmons Carr is in charge of Poster contest under way lie was Ixiin in Missoula on Aug II, 1925. and attended St Anthony grade school and Loyola High School During World War II he served in the S.

Marines as a combat pilot From 194'! tu 1945 he was stationed in the Phillippines A Lou Rocheleau Memorial Athletic Scholarship Fund has been established. Contributions may be sent to B. L. "Jug Beck at Sentinel High School or to the First Security Bank, P.O Box 4506. Missoula 59W16.

thirty-fifth year this year and plans to use many of the posters to enhance its fire prevention program For further information, write or call Keep Montana Green, 2705 Spurgm Road, Missoula MT 59801 (728-4300). 19802 Silver Tops happening Joseph Construction Now you can capture the sensual essence of Night Blooming Jasmine announces The following is the Darby Silver Tops activity agenda far the month of March. March 4 blood pressure checks. March 7 sandwiches and Announcements of the annual Keep Montana Green Fire Prevention Poster Contest have been mailed to all the public schools in Montana, according to Joe Rice, Executive Director of the Keep Montana Green Association. The contest is open to every student in Montana from First grade through high school.

said Rice. Participants have from Wow until April 15 to submit entries depicting their ideas on the importance of preventing wildfires in our forests and rangelands. Rice stated that posters should be no larger than 18 inches by 22 inches, and should be delivered to Slate Forestry offices in time for judging. Awards, consisting of ribbons, plaques, and cash, will be presented to more than one hundred winners during April and May. Top winners will be entered in the internal lonai Keep Green Poster Contest in Victoria, British Columbia, in December.

Rjce said that Keep Montana Green is observing its mm 7 pm dance, cookies and clubhouse. March It ion Citizens March 14 Montana Sen- The sensual essence of the Jasmine blossom can only be captured at night, but JOvan lets you release it any time. Night Blooming Jasmine gains its mysterious fragrance from blossoms gathered in the south of France. Gathered on warm autumn nights when the Jasmine bushes are at their highest fragrance. This essence is the true sensuality that is Jasmine.

Wear it and discover the warmth, sensuality and excitement that only the night can bring. Night Blooming Jasmine Cologne 1 Vi ot, $5.00 j- IT- game after lunch at Bud and Shirley's March 17 St. Patrick's potluck and dance, clubhouse board meeting at Wes and March 2S after lunch While remaining Harvest Gold US Steel siding lasts If youve been wanting steel siding and Gold would suit your color scheme, act now to take advantage of this once in a lifetime offer jjjjjwitbi Mane Haas' March 27 consultant, library, lolpm. March 28 birthday cake hearing to a aid 1 Call Gary IVftfti office: 721-4310 home: 642-3327.

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