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Billings Gazette (Newspaper) - May 8, 1939, Billings, Montana Monday May 8, 1939. The Billings Gazette Page three a n d r e w Nerlin 81, came to Montana in 1876. Andrew Nerlin 81, Pioneer Mon Tana resident died at 8 a. Sunday at his farm Home two Miles West of Edgar. He had been ill for three months. Death was caused by com plications resulting from his age. He had resided in Montana since 1876, when he travelled b y Steamboat As far As fort Benton and then proceeded to the bitter Root Valley settling near Hamilton. In 1893 he moved to Carbon county. He was born May 3, 1858, at Osh Kosh wis., a son of or. And mrs. Peter Nerlin. He married Mary Nelson at St. Paul minn., on april 19, 1900. In addition to his widow or. Nerlin is survived by a son Andrew Nerlin or. Of Edgar three daughters mrs. J. J. Smith of Edgar mrs. Hugh Scilly of Butte and mrs. C. D. Sweeney of Tacoma and ii grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p. Wednesday at the Edgar methodist Church. Carbon Lodge no. 65, a. F. & a. M., of which he was a member will have charge of services at the grave in Rockvale cemetery. The Settergren funeral Home at Billings has charge of arrangements. 1,500 pupils participate in annual event. Hardin May 7. Special the an Nual District track and music meet of Hardia school District no. 17-h was held at the athletic Field Here Friday. The meet opened in the morning with a Parade of pupils headed by the Hardin school band. Following the Parade a musical program was Given at the Junior High school gymnasium which was at tended by approximately 1,500 pupils rom Hardin Lodge grass Wyola Pryor and the various Rural schools of the Hardin District including Crow Agency St. Xavier Camp five soap Creek w a r m a a Beauvais Sarpy Wolf Spring Creek and Tullock Spring Creek Deer Creek Squirrel Creek and Monument Creek from the Decker District big Bend school from the Kirby District Community nine mile Fairview and sorrel horse from District no. 16. The program included selections by the Crow Agency school orchestra two tap numbers by pupils from sorrel horse school under the direction of miss Kassie Rae Owen a violin Solo by Lorraine Bergquist of the Antler school in the Wyola District under the direction of mrs. Ruth Gregory a vocal chorus with r h y t h m band accompaniment by Community school pupils several numbers by Pryor s Harmonica band under the direction of miss Mary Ostwald a duet by students of the Beauvais school accompanied on the accordion by miss Stella Maart Sev eral Hardin glee club numbers under the direction of mrs. Lura p. Strand and miss Rosalie Blevans and a number by the Crow Agency glee club directed by miss Eleanor Slater. At noon 1,500 children were served with ice Cream provided by the har Din Lions club the Hardin kiwanis club and the Hardin chamber of Commerce in the Hardin City Park where parents and friends of the pupils had a picnic. Rain and Hail put an end to the athletic part of the program which had Only just started when the storm hit. Evanston wyo., May 7.w four Coalville Utah residents were injured saturday night in a collision Between their automobile and a locomotive at Wasatch Utah 12 Miles West of Evanston. The injured ail expected to recover Douglas Clark 21, Back injuries mrs. Clark 19, cuts and bruises Oscar Wheaton 25, Chest injuries Bess Smith 25, cuts and bruises. They were in an Evanston Hospital sunday. It was understood the crash occurred As the Light engine was turn ing on a vye. Other details were not known Here. Set sales record. Chicago May 7. If Montgomery Vard and company reported april Saida of 841,595.351 sunday the Best april in the history of the mail or Der House. The figure was 12,33 per cent greater than the april sales of $37,062.930 last year. Sales for the first fiscal Quarter ending april 30 were s102.289.291. 14.13 per cent above the first Quarter sales of $89, 624,311 last year. Girls Saddle oxfords 50 store 2815 first ave. North How to behave my goodness Annette seems to be letting her attention wander while nurse o Shaughnessy is Reading to her. But she in t really that rude. She s just showing you How badly it looks. Yvonne stands close to the nurse paying close attention to the Story. By Olive Roberts Barton. Nurse was Reading a Little girl a Story because she had coaxed and coaxed to hear about the boy at the circus. But the Little girl was t listening. Are you paying attention said her nurse. The Little girl came Back came in and asked to be read to. She listened and listened to every word. Which one do you think was the More polite and which one would get a Story next time you know. The child who paid attention and sat still. And nurse went in to read some when people do us favors they like More. But the child was humming a to have us notice it. If we act As tune. She just forgot to be polite. Nurse was just about to close the Book for keeps when another child though we Don t care they won t feel like keeping on. Next meeting people. New York Day by Day c. B. Driscoll new York May 7.diary in a Long Day s session with the mail. I succeeded in answering Only 102 letters hauling Oft Lor rest and refreshment at 11 p. My wife has been warn ing me that unless i got some of the accumulated mail out of the Way i would not be Ali to get to my Deal. And indeed she has cause of complaint for ii digging i n t o the stack this Day found b e t t e r s o last january enclosing postage Foi reply still unan swered. And i m glad to hear polic commissioner Val Entine Tell his me to be polite to vis urls collators to the world s c b Scon. Fair and to refrain from bawling them i think that Rule might almost apply to residents too. High Way patrolmen in new York state particularly on the Westchester Park Way system scrupulously avoid the use of the bawl out. Politely out firmly they Issue the necessary warn Ings or summonses. And i recall that the police of san Francisco were trained by special pref air schooling for handling visiting crowds. Their politeness and Good humor is no Small Factor in making strangers feel Wel come. A Long talk on How to predict Success or failure in marriage by prof. E. W. Burgess of the univer sity of Chicago and i listened but called the Learned doctor wrong in most of his rulings. According to the rules he sets up my wife and i should have been divorced years ago instead of which we be had no Opportunity to make complaint one of the other. Nor do i accept this professor s Dic Tum that educated people have Hap pier marriages than uneducated. Some of the most devoted couples i be known have been in Homes where the bread came from common labor. And who Ever heard of an uneducated worker splashing around the matrimonial Pool like John Barrymore a few Days ago i had a Bill from the Swank hotel in Palm Springs cal., for Board room Orange juice. To my great regret. I be never been in Palm Springs. And i never yet have Learned How to get out of a hotel without paying the Bill nor have i any charge account anywhere. This Impersonator has been spotted in Den ver and in some other Western towns during the last two months even did me the Honor of sending me an Anonymous letter or two. I suspect the Law will catch up with him. Town s traditions i Hope the Sand wich Folk survive this period of Ruth less change. On the night before the opening of the world s fair the Triporo Bridge authority opened one of the most important of All new York Bridges. Though it has had Little publicity the Bronx Whitestone Bridge is exceeded in length by Only three sus pension Bridges the two san fran Cisco Bridges and the George Washington Over the Hudson. The outline of this handsome Struc Ture far up the water from hell Gate and Triporo Bridges brings to mind the statement of commissioner Rob Ert Moses that a Bridge is the most Beautiful Structure raised by the hand of distributed by Mcnought Syndicate inc eve Curlie daughter of one of the most famous women of All history is an attractive Young woman. Her face has none of the smooth shadowless Ness of a Hollywood Beauty. It is dark with prominently outlined features presenting the kind of expression a sculptor loves to catch. She does her Black hair in an unusual manner making a sort of High round Black tilted head dress of it. The effect coupled with that of a simple dress is striking. Miss Curie talks Well distinctly with a French accent that is not at All disagreeable. She has made a Fine impression in a speaking tour acro a America. Kiwanis and legion to sponsor troops in future. Sidney May 7. Special Glenn Prather boy scout Field executive from Billings has just completed a three Day scout leaders school and assisted in the reorganizing of two boy scout troops for Sidney. Or. Prather s school was Given a number of interested men who will act As leaders in the new boy scout setup for Sidney. The two troops Are Heing sponsored by the kiwanis club and the Ameri can legion. The kiwanis committee is composed of Clifford harsh Fritz Mortinson John Sasek Jack suck Storff and the Rev. A. D. Smith. The american legion committee is composed of Carl Johnson Otto Bundy and Guy Severson Jack Johnson was named chairman of the District scout committee with r. A. Dore As Secretary treasurer. Dorc will also be in charge of publicity. The Rev. W. Carl Calhoun is District scout commissioner and Roger Wil Liams has been named assistant com missioner. Troop committeemen for troop no. 1 under the sponsorship of the kiwanis club Are f. F. Runyan o. L. Anderson and Dick Speed. Don Smith was named scoutmaster with Gordon Nordlow Tod Wilder and Ray Agger As assistant scoutmaster. Jim Weitz was named scoutmaster of troop no. 2 with Harold a Lille John Schleber and Don Clement As assistant scoutmaster. Members of the retiring boy scout troop com Mittee which has handled boy scout work under a different setup for the last several years Are Ray Gerber Arnie Ferris and Fred b. Lauster. Or. , superintendent of the local Holly sugar factory has been Active in boy scout leadership for h years in Sidney. Under the Leader i ship of the retiring committee boy i scout work in Sidney attained state wide recognition. The Sandwich men and women continued in diminished numbers to ply their unique occupation after a police order against them went out. Some took off the sandwiches and carried their placards on poles held above the Heads of passing pedestrians. I saw one old Man thin and dry As a Mummy and a he secy woman with red hair pacing their accustomed beats on forty second Street near Broadway throughout the period of Sandwich prohibition. No policeman disturbed them. Justice Phillip Mccook put an end to the prohibition after a couple of weeks of uncertainty. He told the mayor that if strike pickets Are permitted to carry Sandwich signs the poor Folk who tote the ads of pass port photo shops and pawnshops must not be denied the same right. The town approves the ruling of the Justice though the mayor won t be Happy until he can achieve his ends. He will think up some Way of harass ing the sign carriers. Or. Laguardia abolished the Organ Grinders and the town has been senti mentally sad about their going. They were harmless and furnished a traditional atmosphere. So with the Sand wich men and women. They harm nobody keep themselves off the Dole and work for Small concerns that could not afford any other kind of advertising. For the Sake of the Hardin couple wed at i l l Ino i s r i t is Hardin. May 7. Special or. J. W. Schubert a member of the Hardin surgical clinic and miss Laverne Brown of the nursing staff of Tho Hardin general Hospital were mar ried Friday at the Home of the Bride s Parente or. And mrs. Dave Brown in Marisa 111. Or. Schubert was graduated from the great Falls High school in 1923, received his degree in pharmacy from the Montana state University ant was graduated in Medicine and eur Gery from the University of Minnesota for the last two years he has been associated with or. L. H. Labbitt the Hardin clinic. Miss Brown was graduated from the Marissa 111., High school in 1923 and took training in Michael Reese school of nursing in Chicago and do Pauw University in Greencastle ind., where she was a member of the Delta Zeta social sorority. For the last year and a half she has been employed As a nurse at the Hardin Genera Hospital. While in Illinois or. Schuhert will do postgraduate work in Chicago specializing in surgery. After a honeymoon or. And mrs Schubert will be at Home to their friends in the or. David m. Strand a residence in Hardin. Is attendance of 800 is largest in history of event. Glendive May 7. Special approximately 800 High school students teachers and instructors gathered Here saturday for the annual Glen dive music festival. This year s at Tendance was the largest in tory of music meets held at Dawson county High school according to officials in charge. Bands representing Jordan Terry Wibaux Fain Lew Sidney Richey. Sav age Circle Baker and Glendive were present. The Day s program opened with the band and orchestra registration at the High school. At 10 30 a. M several orchestras presented a massed program at the school auditorium. A free lunch was served at noon to the participants followed by a Parade along Merrill Avenue of All the bands in the meet. During the afternoon massed bands and orchestras presented numbers at the auditorium. The evening s entertainment entered at the auditorium where a full program of massed orchestras massed chorus and individual num Bers were presented climaxed by a massed band presentation with every band taking part. Band directors from five of the schools entered in the meet took turns directing the massed band numbers. They were mrs. Philips of Richey w. D. Dall Man of Terry Erland Erlandson of Circle Hazelle Nelson of Wibaux and Alton Osman of Sidney. This year s meet was run on a non competitive bases Knute Froysaa pro Fessor of music at the North Dakota state teachers College at Valley City acted As adjudicator of the festival. Machines to fit farm motto of agricultural Engineer declamation contests and chorus numbers feature program. Harlowton May 7. Special one Hundred Twenty children from what inn county s 11 schools met Here saturday to participate in the declamation contests county chorus and entertainment program which constituted the annual school Roundup and festival. Schools participating were two Dot Hedgesville Judith Gap Harlowton Shawmut Kenyon Langston Man sure lode Rossville and Olaf. The Roundup was under the direction and supervision of miss Dorothy c. Stew Art county superintendent of schools. Preliminary elimination Declama Tion contests were held in the morn ing. Pinna declamation contests were held in the afternoon following which the county chorus with Stu dents from All schools participating Sang several numbers under the direction of John Warden music super visor in the Harlowton schools. Entertainment numbers were furnished by the five to in schools in the county Harlowton Judith Gap. Two Dot Shawmut and hedge Obville. Miss Fannie lode county nurse gave a talk on w. C. Husband presented medals which were donated by himself ind miss Stewart to the winners in the declamation contests. Marilyn Groff Harlowton and Frank Robertson two Dot were winners in the primary division. In the intermediate Section medals were warded Kenneth Conroy Judith Gap and James Moore two Dot. First and second place awards in the upper Grade group went to James Thomas Shawmut and Margaret Conroy Judith Gap judges of the declamation contests were mrs. C. L. Beers Judith Gap Are. George j. Johnston and mrs. D. K. Rfcs Harlowton a Art exhibit irom All schools attracted Many visitors during intermissions. Nazi police hold u. S. Photographer Berlin May 7.iat american embassy officials will attempt monday to obtain from the Gestapo secret police an official explanation of the seizure a week ago of Richard Ros son photographer form Tro Goldwyn mayor and mrs. Rosson. was taken into custody allegedly for photographing military objects and it was understood he and his wife were being held at Graz Austria. One of the new Small tractors like this one. Operates at n fuel Cost of 10 cents an acre while pulling an 11-Inch cultivator on a Duck foot ing and harrowing Job. By Jack Thompson. A p feature service writer. Washington May 7.Tfit the machinery to the farm. That s the motto of the modern agricultural Engineer who s cutting Tho size of tractors for use on farms As Small As 50 acres. The hired Man could i and shelter from a thunderstorm inside one wheel of the giant tractor of 20 year ago. The whole of this year s streamlined models Are scarcely High enough to hide behind. Others jul proportion. The experts keep cutting the size of the machines pulled by tractors too so they la be More economical for the Small farm. Early combines would Cut a 20-foot swathe through n wheat held. Then they developed baby combines that Cut a 6-foot swathe. Hie smallest of this year s combines will leave a troll just 40 inches wide. A one plow tractor will pull it at a Speed of three to five Miles an hour. The same tractor can pull a Ono share plow four Miles an hour if the soil in t too heavy two or three times As fast Asa four horse team Coult do it. To further mechanize Small farms engineers arc designing machines that will do the Job. Where tractors used to be operated 160 to 200 hours n year department of agriculture experts Esti mate in annual us now of goo to 750 hours. A two plows to tractor Good for a 160-Acrc form for example can be hitched to a cultivator Corn planter Corn picker Combine and Mimuro spreader to name a few of Tho jobs expected of it. More Uit l l Ter tires. Most farm tractors sold this year will Roll on rubber to they can to used for Highway hauling As Well As for Field jobs. Contract1 Bridge by w1m.iam e. Mckinney scr entry Anu Riciki Lar Lilac link air. Expert i any cum la cml to Mykl thin d i f f i c u l t hrs lbs. Overall. And partner will bid if h l f hand Eon gains any thing that w i l l help to produce Kama. North should now two Delfim Omli am Hen South continues Noi to to kit Trump. 2. West has a r holc Between taken to his Homo f o j for treat ment from Medicine Chest p. Is taken by death. Los Angeles May 7.w\luther the open inf leads the fourth Hist Ftp Adt. Tho fourth Best club or the Queen of hearts. With a hand of this Type it usually pays to try to f ind partner s suit. While Many players might con Der the four of club Al the Normal opening the befit one is the Ruji j f t f in of hearts. 3. South can make nine tricks provided a hold Tho first trick. He mus t overtake with Tho Ken then establish the Diamond suit. East of course will refuse to win Tho Diamond unti l the third round and now the Jack of clubs will become an entry to Cash Dummy s Good diamonds. 4. In rubber Bridge 700 Points in us Bonus Tor a two game rubber h. Johnson 53, president and founder a 50f p0nts for a three game rub bonuses of course can Hoof the Pennzoil company of Cal for Nia died saturday night. Cranium crackers on location with thu nk1vs. How s your news knowledge each of the following locations played an important role in recent nov a developments. What Capron City. To. , Albania. Uvalde Texas. Innsbruck Austria. Answer on classified Page \ made a he the Aid of a partial fax orc. In duplicate Bridge and party Bridge in order to earn the game Bonk i game must be bid and made in Ono hand the Bonus being 300 Points j when Declarer s Side is not Vulner Able and 500 when Declarer s bide is vulnerable. Faiti5itsstride. New York. May 7. Celvy in by to proper for anyone More than i la feet t r i l l. But a trend in a trend and it certainly looks in though the More women shorten their Hilr to the Bel Ter Tho mocking they buy. Ono a Cuson for this nay the port. Is that the girls who have been paying of cents a pair for their Hof a have Boon reversing Thorn to bring out the Rihn a but that makes Tho Waif. Look funny along n 17 /2 Inch cup univ to now they re paying i and not reversing them. Music fes t Iva l is held at Bowman Bowman n. A May 7. Specif the Hou Thwe i conference Mufic fes t Ival with nine schools participating wok held thursday and Friday in Bowman. The schools were Marmarth shame Bowman Buffalo Spring a , Gascoyne Ioceder Bucyrus and Hou Longcr. Thursday afternoon activities were devoted to Hornall vocal groups to Fillol its and to girl and boy glee club. Friday afternoon n program was do voted to larger vocal groups and to instrumental solos Friday pc Lii / � program included bands and orchestras from Bov main Rhame in ref i r the Hettinger and Buffalo Spring. All the massed groups were presented Friday evening. Directors of the massed groups were Catherine Morgan Hoys glee club Gurnald Johni on gins glee club Rudolph Wulff Iberg. Orchestra Filbert a. Jor Dahl massed band. I n s p e c t i o n made of Harlow company Harlowton May 7, special maj. George Johnson of fort Missoula conducted the annual Federal inspection of company a 163rd United states infantry in the company s Drill room Here saturday evening. The inspection included stripping and assembling machine guns machine gun Drill pack rolling and display of equipment first Aid Bat Tery or i l Luse of Range finder and aiming for indirect Iny and close order Dri l l. Company d has an e n 11 b t c d strength of 65 men commanded by crypt. Norris d. Lan Fiton other officers Are first Lieut. Paul g. Hol ister and second Lieut. Delmon d. Perkins. S some reassurance to business noted last week. By Frederick Gardner. New York May 7. In some faint roads Artince to business was discern Ible in the Stock Exchange s slight Ains for the last week despite re iced volume. The associated press Index for 60 stocks registered an increase of 1,9 Points for the week ended saturday. The Index showed gains for Indus trials rails and utilities. The five most Active stocks of the week showed gains ranging from United states steel s l/8 at 47 to Chrysler s 4 at 68commodities showed the sharpest week s Rise of the year third week in succession to continue an upward trend. There were a few other moderately favourable indications. Retail Trade volume continued 4 to 8 per cent ahead of a year ago with further improvement in wholesale buying for summer and Early fall. Engineering construction awards Index of building nativity were 52 per cent Over the preceding week and More than double the same period in 1d38 in the week ending tuesday. Railway loadings or the latest period wore 4.9 per cent above the previous week and 7.9 per cent above the same period a year ago with the Industrial shipment category rating High in the gain. The business picture continued to present discouraging aspects How Ever. The bituminous Coal shutdown loomed More ominous with labor contract negotiations faltering and Industrial and City supplies running dangerous Low. Political uncertainties continued to hang Over the business horizon. Industrial loaders expressed discouragement Over the administration s somatimc8-cnled business appease ment program and Tho International situation continued to throw up now perplexities. Automobile production at Detroit dropped to 71,420 in a compared with 80.640 for Tho previous week electric Power output dropped More than seasonally and lower than Tho previous week but still 12.0 per cent ahead of last year. Tho associated press Index of Industrial activity with 1929-30 equal Ling 100, foil to 82 in Tho sharpest Wick it drop of the year to a new 1930 Low. It was Tho fifth weekly decline and compared with Tho Prev Loun week s 84 and 00,8 for the like 1038 week. Stool Mill operations also in Tho fifth week of a continuing decline dropped to Tho 1330 Low of 47.8 per cent of capacity largely duo to de creased automobile orders. Contracts and inquiries for building Stoel continued to increase Bonn were sightly higher foe Tho week but trading was quiet and Tho ranges wore narrow. Men d r o w n when Auto goes into River near Troy. Troy May 7. A Montana s 1030 Auto fatality toll stood at 38 sunday with the do Atli of two Mon near hero. George in Ken and Courland Hun Ynn both of Yak mont., were drowned when the car in which they wore r a dlr plunged into Tho Korotc Neil River wont of Troy. Their bodies wore not immediately recovered. Tho two. With my. Bud Garrison daughter of in Ken were returning to their Hosmun after purchasing sup piles at Troy. The woman a injured when the car wont Over the Bank and into the a Jetur of Butte s Jubilee Celebration in july the similar tint Aid contest Between picked teams from to a Butte it Boa Man chairman of the Bureau of safety of the Ana oohs Copper mining company said the con test set Fop july a would be con ducted under direction of the Federal Bureau of mines. He said 15 teams were expected to compete. R 11 s overpass is part of Highway no. 6 rerouting. Harlowton May 7. Special work on the overpass on Highway no. 6 in the Noii East part of har Lowton is progressing rapidly. All Concrete work of the piers is completed and nearly one half of the steel girders Are in place. Construction of the new Grade made necessary by the rerouting of the Highway around the business and residential districts is completed leaving Only the Graveling and oiling to be done. The new route turns North one mile East of Harlowton crosses the Milwaukee tracks by Means of the new Bridge and proceeds directly West across the North part of town. Alt Sharp turns have been eliminated and through traffic will no longer be required to travel the full length of Harlowton s business District. The $100,000 project is being con. San cited by Peter Al Welt and sons. Lowell Thomas narrates the deep sea Advent ire thriller. Titans of the deep Fox honouring National music week May 7-13 on stage a p. Billings High school band com rfcs b. Cutts director now Dally 1 to 11 hurry it ends today and Ronald Reagan in secret service of the air plus latest news of the Day tuesday & wednesday Empire Billings newest theatre All loge seats 1 afternoon and inc evening even greater than fury dead end Street scene pictorial sports a musical Paramount news

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