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-n- I THE HELENA INDEPENDENT, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1941 PAGE FIVE Vital Statistics City Briefs The Prospector In Last Chance Gulch By Del Leeson Robbers Get $97,30 In Holdup Here Meyers, night attendant fct th Bnrgan-Walker, garage, reported to police yesterday that a hold-' up man robbed him of 917.10 In an early morning "stickup." He. told police a man "walked la, poked a gnn In my face and told me to open the cash register." Police re. Investigating. New World order and the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Mr.

Mereness Is survived by his widow and two children, Betty and Dick, all of Helena; a slater, Mrs. Albert Blodgett of Delavan, and a brother, Howard, of Williams Bay, Wis. WEATHER IN HELENA, SEPT. 1041 (By V. 8, Weather Bureau) Highest Temperature- Today, 75; this date last year, 90; highest ever recorded at Helena this date since 18S0, 90.3 (1940) Lowest Temperature Today, 47; this date last year, 59; lowest evcj- recorded at Helena this date since 1880, 33 (1930).

Precipitation Amount, (or the 24-hour period ending at 5:30 p. trace. Total (or this month to date, trace. Deficiency for this month to date, .05. AT OTHER CITIES Mason L.

Mereness Taken bv Death After Long Illness Funeral services for Mason L. Mereness, 55, of 1043 Brecken-rldge, Helena resident for 21 years and secretary of tbe Carpenters union here for about 10 years who died early Monday morning at St. Johns hospital after a long Illness, will be con-; ducted In the Opp and Conrad chapel at 3:30 oclock Wednesday afternoon under the ausploes of the Helena Bahai Spiritual assembly. Burial will be In Forestvale cemetery. Mr.

Mereness, born In Delavan, Feb. 11, 1886, came to Montana In 1911 where he first settled In Butte. He later moved to Townsend where ho was married In 1916. He came to Helena In 1916 and has lived here since. He was a member of the Bahai 1,307 Register at Tourist Bureau During Last Month Total for Summer 1 Is 3,533 With 15 Days Yet to Go' The Helena tourist Information bureau registered 1,307 vis Itors during August to bring the total number of visitors to Helena this season to 3,533, Mrs.

Henrietta DeWalt, In charge, reported last night. Last year there were 1,080 August visitors and the total at the first of September was 2,841. The Information bureau, maintained by the Chamber of Commerce, in the Great Northern depot, will close Sept. 15 after the moBt successful season In Its three years of operation. California sent the greatest number of August visitors, 131.

Other states with high registrations were South Dakota, 96; Minnesota, 86; Washington, 77 and Illinois, 59. New states which were added to the list In August were Vermont, North Carolina, Georgia and Arkansas. So far 45 states are represented on the register but Maine, New Hampshire and South Carolina are missing. Brodofsky Captures Singles Title In Tennis Tourney English and Hughey Take Doubles; Betty Sanford Wins Lou Brodofsky anuexed tbe mens singles championship, Jim English and Bob Hughey team won the mens doubles title, Betty Sanford took (ho junior women's singles eliantplonshl; and Mrs. Trcssa English captured lie women's singles title as (lie city-wide tennis tournament wound up yesterday on the Beattie Memorial courts.

Brodofsky earned the men's singles title by defeating Doug Christie, 6-4, 7-5, 6-0. English and Hughey won the doubles title by defeating Doug Christie and Kenneth Johnson In two hard-fought sets after -losing the first. 6-7, 8-6, S-6; Betty Sanford won the junior womens title by taking a close contest from Louise Larson, 7-5, 4-6, 9-7. and Mrs. English claimed her title by winning from Mary Klein, 6-3, 6-3, In the finals Saturday, Wayne Cummings won the junior men's singles championship by defeating Tat Campbell, 6-2, 12-10, and Mr.

and Mrs. English won the mixed doubles title by winning from the father-daughter combination of Morris and Betty Sanford. Brodofsky earned his way into the mens singles finals by taking Wayne Cummings into camp yesterday morning and Doug Christie won the other semi-final match from Morris Sanford. The tournament, which started Friday, was sponsored by the Helena recreation commission and was managed by Kenneth Johnson. Get your first glimpse of the new Fall shoes at Thistlewaite's.

They're more exciting than ever this year! You'll fall in love with the new colors, trick bows, new heels. The new shades of brown antique brown calf, black calf and crushed kid. Six Deaths During Week-end Spoil Montanas Holiday By The Associated Tress Montanas Labor day holiday week-end was marred by at least six violent deaths four of which resulted from traffic accidents to swell the 1941 auto toll to 118. In addition, one person apparently was drowned and another committed suicide since the holiday period opened Friday night. Traffic accident victims were Emmett A.

Tevebaugh, 46, Ring-ling; Daniel Fred Delandy, 30. of, Townsend: Sharon Zuber, 5, of Missoula, and Mrs. Statia Quigley, 76, of Billings. The half-submerged body of A. B.

Burton, about 30, of Ronan. was found in Flathead lake at Poison. Leo McCormick, about 35. of going on. Sister is braiding her hair, the boys are polishing proudly the copper toes they used to put in boots in those days and father is a picture of splendor as he drives up in the surrey for his family.

Great Falls, died in a plunge from a Helena hotel room. Coroner W. F. Cashmore said it was an apparent suicide, see today and the kind of thing which you can not buy. How did it get there? Where did it come from? Where do many of the strange things you find in out-of-the-way places come from and how do they get there? Nobady knows.

But in this particular instance you can surmise for In the days before autopiobiles wtyen there were still fish in the streams close to town and the deer roamed peacefully In the pines above the club house the present Pine Hills course was a favorite picnic spot. And if youll let your mind roam back to those pre-gasoline days you can pretty will picture for yourself where that old beer mug came from. You can see mother bustling around the kitchen putting the food in big hampers and folding a white dish towel over it pre-tectingly. In two or three other homes in the block or in the neighborhood the same thing is DEATHS Mason L. Mereness, 55, of 1043 Bi eekenrldge, Helena resident for 21 years and carpenter's union secretary here for about 10 years, died at St.

Johns hospital early Monday morning after a long illness. Funeral services will be conducted in the Opp and Conrad chapel at 3:30 o'clock 1 Wednesday afternoon under the auspices of the Bahai Spiritual Assembly. Burial will be In Forestvale cemetery. FlNKKAL NOTICES I Funeral services for Raymond C. Grant, 57, a Helena business I man and prominent resident for the past 34 years who died of a heart'-attack Saturday night, will be conducted in the Opp and Conrad chapel at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon by the Rev.

C. E. Whittier. Burial will he in Forestvale cemetery. Arrangements are pending for Leo W.

McCormick, about 35, who died here Friday night. The body is at the Opp and Conrad mortuary. Foundation Awards Scholarships To Two Patrolmen The Automotive Safety foundation has awarded a $1,200 fellowship to Forrest H. Currens and a $300 tuition scholarship to Glenn M. Schultz, both Montana highway patrolmen, to study traffic control and accident prevention at the Northwestern university traffic institute during the coming school year.

The foundation, organized to promote street and highway traffic safety, presented only five fellowships and two tuition scholarships. Successful candidates were chosen on a basis of aptitude and intelligence after several rigorous examinations and interviews. Patrolman Currens received one of the five fellowships while Patrolman Schultz was given one of the two- tuition scholarships offered by the foundation. Helena Boy Winner Of Scholarship K. M.

Davis, 185 West Lyndale street, champion safe driver of Montana, has returned home after winning an award of $100 in the national finals of the Ford "good drivers league at Dearborn, Mich. At Dearborn Mr. Davis competed against the champion drivers of all the other states and the District of Columbia. Bradshaw, music and grammar, succeeding Doris Cutler and Margaret Pace, home economics and grammar, succeeding Elolse Olm-stead. Myrtle Larson will succeed Mildred Taylor in the first gTade.

Teachers returning will be Esther LeyBon In the third grade and Mrs. Emma Milne in the fourth grade. PETERSON THE JEWELER WITH THE LOWER OVERHEAD A deposit will hold your selection. Buy your coat on our budget plan! And Up ond grade; Jessie Morgan, third grade; Margaret Knudsen, fourth grade; Jack Gaines, seventh grade, and Theo E. Smith, eighth grade.

Jefferson teachers are Elizabeth Pierce, first grade; Ann Ingebret-son, second grade; Eleanor Ja-quette, third grade, and Miriam Rahders, fourth grade. Sister Mary Louise will be principal at Cathedral high school and teach mathematics and science. The Rev. M. A.

Weber will teach psychology and ethics. Other faculty members are Sister Agnes Claire, English, public speaking and dramatics; Sister Mary Leo, and modern languages; Sister Anne Jeannette, commercial and Robert McKinnon, social science and coaching. Sister Boniface, formerly of St. Marys school in Deer Lodge, will be principal of St. Helena grade school, teaching the eighth rade.

Kindergarten The kindergarten will continue again this year under the instruction of Sister Cleothas. Other teachers in the departmentalized grades will be Sister Stanislaus, first grade; Sister Mary Magdalene, third grade; Sister Agnes Ellen, second grade; Sister Rose Marie, fourth grade; Sister Julia, fifth grade; Sister Rose Celine, sixth grade, and Sister Jane seventh grade. Principal F. L. Peterson of East Helena will- teach arithmetic in the departmentalized upper Other teachers in the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grades will be Andrew M.

Mackanlch, coach and social John Thistlewaite Shoe Co. Miss Helena Smart Footwear COMPLETE OPTICAL SERVICE Exm InaM (Hum IwiM Mentrum Sullivan OrTOMITElSTS MR N. Mala nM ISM suede, suede, PODSES To Match $1.00 NOW ONLY neatly combed, pays no attention. He has the best team in town and lie knows it, there's no need to show off. And, as they move up the twisting dirt road past the Broadwater, pheasants and Hungarian partridges flutter disgustedly out of the nay and mother looks at the riening choke cherries and thinks that pext week site must come out and get some for pain.

And the sharp, steady click of the horses hoofs against the rocks beat a simple tune of contentment. At the picnic grounds up there under those trees with the vista of the valley stretching away the mothers stretch table clothes across the grass and lay the picnic lunch. They bring out the potato salad and the fried chicken r.nd the lemonade. There may be, too, a freezer or so of Ice cream, packed in ice which was dragged laboriously out of the sawdust-packed ice house earlier in the morning and broken to fit the freezer with the flat side of an axe. And after lunch you can see one of the men beckoning to the others, calling them over behind one of the trees or rocks where he has cached, away from the sharp eyes of his wife, a jug of beer.

The men don't want the women to see them drinking beer on Sunday. The glass mug is hauled out But toduy ah, today! Father wakes up with a hangover, snaps at the family for having used most of the gas the night before, jumps in the automobile and grabs a hot dog and a cup of coffee at the nearest drive in spot. He tears up the highway at 00 or 5 and runs over two pheasants, charges into the club house, downs a bottle of beer, gets up on the first tee and hits his ball nito the old stone quarry'. At the end of nine holes lie stomps into the club house for a bar of candy and another bottle of beer and, perspiring and weary, goes out on the upper nine. He misses a putt on 18, wraps his putter around tree and swears that never again will he play this such and such game again so long as he may live.

When his physician tells him later he bus high blood pressure he wonders why. So let the old beer mug lie there under 'the whispering pjnes by the placid rocks and jet the chipmunks scamper around it. It lias seen better days much better. cial; Carl Crane, commercial; R. E.

Dietmeier, science; Susan Eak-er, dramatic arts; Violet M. Eastman, social studies; Earl Fahland, mathematics. Henry Flske, social studies and mathematics; Amsel Greene, language; John H. Grosse, commercial; Eleonora Hansen, language; Clifford Laity, history; Eva La Reau, history; Elsie Lundborg, librarian; Hugh Merritt, history. Blanche Newell, English; Tate W.

Peek, English; Clarice Stell-mon, English; Katherine Rekstad, English; Esther Wlger, mathematics; Max Worthington, coach, history and science; Milton Baty, biology; Ben Lundquist, social studies, and Mrs. Anne Sutphen, secretary. L. J. Carleton, new principal of Central and Emerson schools, will have these teachers at Central: Jessie Wear, first grade; Feme Worthingham, second grade; Mabel Smith, third grade; Margaret Wear, fourth grade; Elma Worthingham and M.

Leota Wright, fifth grade; Jennie Carlson and Juanita Schoess, sixth grade; Marguerite Marcum and Tena Kallander, seventh grade; Anna M. Lang and Charles Trumbull, eighth grade, and Dorothy Langdorf, music and speech, Emerson Emerson school teachers will be Dorothy Silverman, first grade; Jessie Bayha, second grade, and May Butler, third, and fourth grades. Principal C. R. Anderson of Hawthorne and Broadwater schools will have three new teachers under his supervision.

Two, Grace Mortensen, fifth and sixth, grades, and Duane Dugan, seventh and eighth grade science and mathemtalcs and boys sports, at Hawthorne. Dagmar Bach wllLbe the new third and fourth grade Instructor at Broadwater school. Harry M. Ross, principal Bryant and Jefferson schools, will have two new teachers, Mrs. Mary Ann Leh, fifth grade, and Virginia Settle, sixth grade, both at Bryant.

Other Bryant faculty members are Alice-Helen Patterson, first grade; Mildred Reed, first and second graded; Myrtle Boettcher, sec SHACKY IS HERE! Sensational New Eat Treat 'Sncix Stix The Snack on a Stick EDDYS DRIVE-INN. CURB 8EKVKE The sixth tee at the Tine Bills course of the Helena Town and Country club looks off across the peaceful valley that leads down to the high way. Over the tee itself a group of pines put their heads together and on still days you ran heur them whispering in sighing voices of things which are of Interest to pine trees only, things which no mortal 1 would Ancient' rocks, old perhaps, when MacDonald pass was fashioned by the Creator, sun themselves there and the chipmunks rush madly across their placid faces as they seamper about their important, chlpiniinkish business. And down at the foot of those old rocks yesterday one of our friends saw a little corner of something bright glistening in the sun, dug it out and uncovered, unhurt except for one little chip, an old fashioned glass beer mug the kind of tiling which you never They start off, a parade of families bound for a big Sunday time. In the surrey youll find some horse shoes, a rifle perhaps l'or taget practice, perhaps even a croquet set, he kids are probably shouting at dad to whip up the horses an let's git ahead of em all but father, with his mustaches Nearly 3,000 Youngsters Off to School (Continued from Page 1) school will be 15 greater than It was last year.

Expect 300 The 300 students expected to attend the parochial grade schools will hear mass at 9 oclock and will register later for classes which will begin in the afternoon. The expected enrollment is the same as last years. Next Monday Carroll college will open Its doors and classes at the aeronautics school here will begin. School authorities said they expect 200 students, the same number as last year, to register for day classes at the vocational school while 300 are expected to sign for the evening classes, twice as many as were enrolled last year. Mr.

Templeton has announced that children who have their sixth birthday by Nov. 1 will be allowed to enter the first grade unconditionally, and those who become 6 between Nov. 1 and Jan 1 may enter conditionally, and will be under observation for several weeks to determine whether they are mature enough for school. Children whose birthdays are later than Jan. 1 will not be allowed to enter public school this year.

Mr. Templeton asked parents to accompany first grade students to school today and to take their childrens birth certificates. Instructors The new high school Instructors will be Eileen Conlon In the home economics department, succeeding Alberta Wick ware; Charlotte Carey in girls physical education, succeeding Peggy Davis, and Sam Kaln, assistant coach and social science teacher, succeeding Henry Secrest. Other members of the high school faculty are Robert A. Barnett, art supervisor; Edward R.

Foord, vocal and instrumental music head; Carrie Drummond Kell, music assistant; Robert C. Clark, bandi and orchestra; Alfreda Forswall, home economics director; Fred 0. Robinson, vocational education director; Harvey Borch-ers, -Industrial arts and manual training; Ethel Dietrick, health education H. Leger, science and assistant principal; S. L.

Cappious, manual training and social (studies; Helen S. Collins, commer Casual Coats for Casual Wear day, except at stations marked with an () where the maximum temperature is for 24 hours ended at 5:30 p. m. Minimum temperature is for 24 hours ended at 5:30 p. Riding Togs, Slacks, Golf Jackets.

Town and Country Shop. 41 W. 6th ave. Adv. Kiwanis Meet Members of the Helena Kiwanis club will meet at 12:15 o'clock today on the mezzanine floor of the Placer hotel for SUITS AND TOPCOATS Tailored to your $AA50 And individual measure Up A LIBERMAN 300 Fuller Ave.

Bookkeeping Supplies Filing Supplies Office Necessities Helena Ofiice Supply Company Phone 150 Helenas favorite spot for tasty fountain drinks, sandwiches and lunches. Curb Service If You Want to places In a hurry and you have a broken-down horse or rocking chair without the rocker, Just advertise It in the Want-Ad Department of The Independent. The phone number Is 491. Helena Independent PHONE 401 OPP and CONRAD 818 E. Sixth Avenue Helena Folks Mark Quiet Holiday Helena residents marked an uneventful Labor day yesterday and w-ill go back to work today refreshed from the year's last double holiday.

Tolling school bells summoning nearly 3,000 youngsters back to their books will be the most important development In hundreds of Helena homes today. For the adults its business as usual. There was no Labor day celebration In the city and hundreds took advantage of the two-day holiday to play golf, visit the mountains, or just catch up on lots of little odds and ends. their regular weekly session. Kiwanis meetings are ordinarily held on Monday but yesterdays was postponed because of the holiday.

Helena Mattress Shop Work guaranteed. Call 335. J. L. Williams.

Adv. Small modern apartment. Adults. 26 S. Benton.

Phone 793. Adv. Lions Gather Helena Lions will meet at 12:15 o'clock today at the Rathskellar of the Placer hotel for their regular meeting. An Interesting program will be presented and all members are urged to attend. Tender canning beans and pickling cucumbers.

Will pick on order. Phone 2849. Adv. Capital Beauty Shop moved to Room 6, Gold Block. Phone 1468.

Adv. Meeting Postponed A meeting of the Helena Wildlife association scheduled to be held this evening at the Montana Power company kitchen, has been postponed until next Tuesday, Sept. 9, President A1 Riegel announced last night. For cakes made to order call 1193 Adv. Dr.

Cash, dentist, 105 E. Sixth. Adv. Wild plums 052-F1-3. for sale.

Call Adv. See Reeves for music needs. Adv. THERMOPOLIS RODEO Thermopolls, Sept. Bill Sievers, Glenwood Springs, today won the bronco-riding honors of the sev enth annual Thermopolls rodeo.

FUNERAL HOME Telephono 704 Luxury Furs- On Coats Worth Much More Lynx Dyed Fox Polar Wolf Beautiful Fabrics Tweeds Fleece Botany Wool $0050 A 7 And Up Pay $10 Down, the Balance in 5 Months. Your Coat Stored Free Until Fall. A Group oi Manufacturer's Samples That Cannot Be Reordered Formerly Sold Up to $100 Your Choice: Half Persian Black Caracal Sable Dyed Coney Grey Lapin Northern Seal Brown Caracul American Broadtail (brown) Grey Kid Caracul Vk Length Grey Caracul Stunning Sport Coats in Box Style Belted Models. In all wanted Colors. 12 to 20.

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