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December 22, 1971

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- Larae Macik watches in open-mouthed wonder as the ceremony dedicating new telephone service to Squaw Gap gets underway. Framed in the trappings of television cameras during a live filming of the event, Larae experiences and all the excitement and thrills that marked the momentous occasion for the families comprising the remote badlands area. The Squaw Gap area ranchers over 100 guests and dignitaries took part in the dedication ceremony Dec. 15 at Squaw Gap community hall. "So our employees may enioy the holidays with their families, offices will be closed Friday, December 24 Friday, December 31 " 00ood will towards men. With appreciation for your aupport, we express greetings and good wishes of the season. Gem City Motors " Gran00rview Area News Mrs. Frank Winhofer viaited Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Voorhees at the Poplar hospital, Thurs- day, and took Mrs. Voorhees to her home. Mrs. Frm Winhofer and Dwne Hines visited Mrs. Therisa Winhofer and the Arn- old Dieclricks in Wolf Point, Friday. Mrs. Ete Pentz spent Fri- day rdght visiting Mr. and Mrs. Earl Blevens in Poplar. Florene Fatzinger and Bruce Green of Sidney spent Friday night and Saturday visiting Mr. and Mrs. William Fatziuger and R. Mrs. Frank Winhofer visited W. L. Voorhees at the Poplar Hospital on Saturday and had dinner with Mrs. Voorhees. Mr. and Mrs. MyronDoornek, Cheryl, Jerry and Gary, visit- ed Mr. and Mrs. MurelDoornek in Wolf Point, Friday. Mrs. Johnnie Johnston and children were Sidney callers, Saturday. Mrs. Effie Pentz attended the At Christmas, we send greetings and good wishes to all. Northern Building Emp= ,yment Scene Job declines in outdo work credits to quality to work ex- outweighed holiday hiring and perience in industries not coy- pushed the unemployment claim ered under the Montana law. total past the 7,500 mark last Barrett said he waskeptquite week. busy last week explaining some Fred Barrett, adrnirdstrator erroneous newspaper headlines of the Employment Security Di- which put the state's unemploy- vision of the Department of La- ment total at 7,000. her and Industry, said last Barrett noted that 4,694 week's claim rise of 1,076 claimants exhausted their bene- brought the statewide total to fits when they received their fi- 7,553, including 1,898 women, nai checks from Jarmary through The total was down 143, or November this year. two per cent, from the same Most oflastweek'snewunem- week last year. ployment came from weather- The 7,500 unemployed work- caused job declines inconstruc- ers who filed claims last week tion, logging, and in oil field are but a part of the state's activities. unemployment population, Bar- Construction slowdown was rett said. most noticeable at Great Falls CurrentlY, more than 20,000 where about 350 workers were persons are jobless in the state, either idle or worked 12 hours including those filing unemploy- or less during last week. Sub- ment claims. tantiai layoffs also occurred at The majority of the tmen Billings, Butte, Helena, Kalis- ployed are ineligible for tmem- pell, and Libby. Building con- ployment benefits for reasons struction trends were surpris- rmlglng from insufficient wae lngly strong at Missoula, but work on highway projects there has been suspended until next People's Church year Logging loffs were common port S with deep snow in work areas, Re s rvit' and some sawmillworkerswere On Christmas Eve, at Peo- furloughed at Livingston and pie's Corgregational Church, Poison. Sidney, there will be a service Experienced hard rock rain- of carols and cmadleltghting at era were being recruited for which thLetmtr, under direction work at Butte, while more than of Malvola Walburn, will stng. 300 smeltermen awaited recall This service is set for 7p.m. in to smelter jobs at Anaconda. order to make it possible for Billings and Missoula mer- people of all egestoparticipate, cta were enjoying a brisk Following this service, there holiday trade, but main street will be an open house in the feb hiring was slow at Great Fails lowship hall at which the hosts and Kalispell. A retail Wade wig be thmiaister andhiswlfe, firm at Butte was closing. Rev. and Mrs. Arnold A. Brown. State unemployment insur- They have issued a cordial tnvi- ance checks totaling $149,816 tation for all to come for re- went to 3,624 unemployed work- t'eshments and fellowship, ers last week, while 644 claims Something new this year has ot unemployed federal civilian been added in the observance workers and ex-servicemen of the Christmas season at Peo- were peid with federal funds of pie's Church. A tspe deck will $28,519, play Christmasnmaicdurlngthe Claim totals were up in all entire evening, over the public areas last week, including Sid- address system, after the serv- ney, up 23 to 86. ice Is over. People are invited to come into the sanctuary with their trlends or alone to enjoy the beauty of Christmas music in a relaxed atmosphere. The sanc- tuary will be open until late in the evening for people to come and go as they desire. On Dec. 6, at the 11:15 a.m. service of worshil college stu- dents of tbeparlshwillhe recog- nized tn Student Recugnition Stm- day. The minister willpreach on the subject, "There is a Lad Here." At th Savage UrdtedChurchof Christ, which Rev. Brown also serves, there will be a special Christmas service of carols and candlellghtlng on Dec. 23, at 7:30 p.m. A Christmas medita- tion to be preached in both Sav- age UCC and at Peuple'sChureh and Loan Assn. is, ,,A to member." I i I i ii [ i i i i i I ii I i iiiB i -; :i. i :.i i ,,:.::: .......  .i!  " ,:7 iiii 'i U Un most grateful :: ,ppreci,ti0n, we .... iii:00i wish you and your :" :::*;:!i;.=:!i: i:*: family all the  peaceful joy and happiness / of that H01y Night when hope was given to all mankind. Sidney Drug Delta Kappa Gamma meeting in Glasgow, Saturday. R was also their Christmasparty and initia- tion Mr. and Mrs. Joe Pilgrim Jr. and children recently visited Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Rensvold near Wolf Point. Mr. and Mrs. FrankWiahofer were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Hines in Williston. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Pilgrim St. were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Alex- arldPr ,.'s. Effie Pentz and Don Handles were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Don Johnson in Poplar. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bivens were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harld Bivens. Mrs. Bill Murphy, Dutton and daughter, Shelia and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Neskstad, Fairfield, were Monday night guests of Mr. and Mrs. James Christianson. Mr. andMrs.Nor- man Lindvig, Lambert, came Tuesday morning to visit with the Christianson' s guests. Mr. and Mrs. William Fatzin- ger visited Mrs. Grace Fat- zinger in Glendive, Tuesday. Mrs. Frank Winhnfer went to Poplar, Tuesday, and tookW. L. Voorhees home from the hospi- tal. Mr. andMrs. Harold Bivens visited Mrs. Jeanette Diedrich Wednesday. Mrs. Effle Pentz spoke to the Sidney Senior Citizens Club, Thursday, and gave a report on The White House Conference for the Aging. Mr. and Mrs. John Carlsen visited Mrs. Bessie Carlsen at RicbJand Homes. Officer Course For Blackburn "Army Second Lieutenant Bob G. Blackburn, 26, son o Mrs. Hazel Anderson, Sidney, receat- ly completed a nine-week adju- tant general officer basic course at the U. S. Army Adjutant Gen- eral School, Ft. Benjamin Harri- son, Ind. The course isdesigned topre- pare newly commissioned adju- tant general' s corps officers for their frst duty assisgnment. Their training includes instruc- tion in leadership, administra- tion, weapons, equipmant, mili- tary staff relationship and the army personnel system. Lt. Blackburn received aB.A. degree in 1971 from Idaho State University, Pocatello, and is a member of Phi Sigma KaPPa Fraternity. His wife, Deborah, livedinin- dianapolis during his training. The Sidney Herald, Sidney, Mont., Wednesday, Dec. 22, 1971 - 7 anta's come a long way from a reindeer-drawn sleigh! He's dashing along and picking up speed to deliver his bundle of goodies to you and yours, along with our thanks! D & E Cycle An old- fashioned wish from us to you, dear ' friends. May your joys be many. And, special thanks. Tractor and Equipment I I I I I II IN THE TRUE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT, WE JOIN ALL MEN OF GOOD WILL IN PRAYERS FOR LASTING PEACE. GRATEFULLY, WE THANK EVERYONE FOR THE TRUST AND CONFIDENCE THAT HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO US. Richland National Bank