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COAL PIPELINE LAW IMPORTANT TO AREA A bill which could have great .significance for Roosevelt County and northeastern Montana was introduced in the State Senate un-1 dei the co-sponsorship of Koosewlt County Senator Stanley Nees. The measure. Senate Bill No. 100, would provide for transportation | of coal by pipeline carrier and grants the right of eminent domain; to construct pipelines for the purpose. It also would prohibit discrimination of rates and transportation. Under SB 100. amendments are proposed to seven sections of the Revised Codes of Montana. 1947, to broaden coverage to include coal as well as petroleum and its products. G. Thompson New Member Of County Extension Staff Gene Thompson, formerly of, Billings, has recently joined the' Roosevelt County Extension Service at Culbertson The position was left open by the resigna'ion of Rupert Nilson. who left to take up agricultural missionary work. \ Thompson was born in Billings and spent most of his boyhood \ years there, except for two years at Fort Peck in 1935 and 1946 when his father worked on the dam. He graduated from Billings High in 1949 and attended Eastern College at Billings for two years. He was married in 1952. He and Mrs. Thompson have four children. He served in the army during 1SS3-SS and attended Montana State College from 1957 until 1960. w<irking at the carpenter trade to put himself through school. He g;;iduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Arts Education in 1960. In 1961-62 he attended MSC doing graduate work with the International Cooperation Center. During that winter he and his family spent three months in a smsJl remote Mexican village studying the ! Commenting on the proposed amendments, Senator Nees said a revolution has just taken place on the energy front. Coal, one of the oldest fuels known, he continued, has a new way of transportation. No longer does it have to be a dirty, bulky substance and expensive to transport. Now it can flow through pipe lines for thousands of miles at very low cost and run out of a nozzle into a boiler. It is called liquid coal. Since we have an abundance of coal in our area, Nees firm'y believes that when industry comes to the area, we will see and hear more of the results of SB 100. The coal is very finely pulver-', ized in a process developed by a Texas firm, then mixed with a fixed percentage by weight of water to form a slurry which can be piped and used without drying. Coals in the Northeastern Montana region are subject to severe weathering, so cannot be held at the surface for long periods, a drawback which the pipeline would minimize, it is believed. GENE THOMPSON inhabitants and their enivornment. Thompson was an instructor in the Worden school prior to accepting the position as Roosevelt county extension agent. LEGISLATIVE NEWS By REP. LORAN CASEY Roosevelt County dents were almost ice-bound here this week. Always good to see someone from home. The Indian Jurisdiction bill passed the House 70-18. The bill included the two amendments I explained last week. At the present time this bill is in the Judiciary Committee in the Senate. I understand a hearing will be held this week so we might know in another week whether or not it is a Jaw. CAPITOL REPORT By STANLEY NEES Senator, Roosevelt County REP. LORAN CASEY It has been a real rough week weather-wise here and almost impossible to get around without chains on your car. The other day, I saw children with their ice-skates on skating on the streets and sidewalks. Three of these just happened to be the Casey kids. Things got a little warm for a few minutes in the House chamber this week. There was a bill introduced about ten days ago to cut the state income tax. Now some representatives on the same side of the aisle have introduced a bill to raise the state income tax. Sometimes it makes a person wonder what people mean when they talk about party politics. In spite of some of these kind of shenanigans there are certainly some very I capable legislators making these new laws, and I mean Democrats1 and Republicans alike. I said I would try to bring you up-to-date on the more controversial bills this week. It is next to impossible to do so however, because none of the co-op tax bills or the Unemployment Compensation bills are out of committee. An opinion on them until they do come out of committee, is difficult because many times amendments are attached to them and that puts the original bill in a little different light. Besides this, it is very doubtful that all bills dealing with � particular subject will come out of committee with a favorable recommendation. Of course if they don't, they usually are not brought on to the floor of the House for debate. There are three co-op tax bills that have been introduced in the House. H.B. 268. provides that net income of cooperative corporations making patronage refunds shall be determined for tax purposes in the same manner as provided under existing federal law or future amendments thereto. H.B. 269 would include patronage refunds in an individcal adjusted gross income as amended by Section 17 of the Federal Revenue Act of 1962. H.B. 105 has as its intent the right to tax 3ny amounts paid or allocated by cooperative organizations as dividends, patronage dividends or otherwise, to the members or patrons of such cooperative except patronage dividends actually paid in cash during the taxable year. The proponents of H.B. 105 say it will put co-ops on the same tax basis as any state corooration. Opponents say it is double taxation. I know many of vou are wondering about legislation concerning education. There are thirty some bills that have been introduced which deal directly with education. The education committee at the present time is working on these so I will wait and try to present an education picture when it is cleared up. at least to a small extent. Several Roosevelt County resi- LEGION ORATORY CONTEST SLATED FOR POPLAR The American Legion District Oratorical contest will be held at the grade school multipurpose room in Poplar at 8 p.m. Thursday. Feb. 14. High school students, winners of the Scobey, Glasgow, and Poplar Legion post contests will participate in this district competition. Topic for this year is "Communism. A Threat to the Constitution." One of the three contestants will be chosen to represent the district at the zone contest to be held at a later date. Some district officers and possibly the vice commander wil be present at the contest. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend the contest. Donna Pentz was winner of the Poplar American Legion Post Oratorical contest held recently. She received a check, medal and advanced to the district contest to be held Thursday, Feb. 14 at 8:00 in the multi-purpose room at Poplar. Last year. Miss Pentz was winner in the Post. District and Zone contests. She also participated in the Montana Departmental contest in Lewistown. Hospital Notes Poplar Community Hospital� Admitted: Ralph Rasmussen, Robert Lizotte. Betty Joe Eldridge, Debra Feiock, Joann Feiock, Steven LaFrombois, Del Wayne First, Kayleen Keefer, John Thacker, Elizabeth Gray Bull. Georgianna Thompson, Robert Buckles, Margaret Strauser, Ethel Mueller. An-geline Shoots, Russell Allison, Clarence Hanson, John Half Red, Lester Olson. Fanny Eder, Eleanor Longtree, Emma Mae Cantrell, Gloria Birds Bill, Wayne Sandau, Arthur Benoit, Patricia Messelt, Gladys Killenbeck, Vera Jean Longee, Russell Cantrell, Frances Chase. Don Johnson, Wendell Mar-tell, Frank Chopper. Mary Buck Elk. Minerva Chapman, Brenda Drun, Dave Burshia, Irene Crab-tree. Dismissed: Jeannette Scout, Dar-lene Burg, Roger Fitzjarrald, Jeff Fitzjarrald, Ruth Johnson, Adelle Yellow Hawk, James Sturm. Manuel Running Bear, Shirley Ann Lambert. Vivian Douglas, Russell Schwarzrock, John Person, Donald LaFrombois, Marvin Failing, Edna Gray Hawk. Helen Ricker, Rose Marie Ball. Russell Cantrell, Kathy Salwey, Sylvia Roberts, Judy Rae Cantrell, Anna Louise Lambert, Lorraine Red Boy, Ralph Rasmus-sen, Robert Lizotte, Betty Jo Eldridge. Debra Feiock, Steven LaFrombois. Del Wayne First. Kayleen Keefer. Georgianna Thompson, Margaret Strauser, Ethel Mueller, Angeline Shoots,' Clarence Hanson, John Half Red, Fanny Eder. Michigan State set a football attendance record this season when 77.501 watched the Michigan game at East Lansing. This week I would like to mention three bills which have been introduced in the current legislative session pertaining to children in our state. Statistics have proven that one out of every nine children born require special education. I am pleased to state that some communities with the aid and cooperation of their school districts have provided such facilities. We find that in the caser. of children requiring such services, some are classified as educable, while otbr crs are trainable. / H.B. 122 proposed to provide fpr tuition assistance for special education outside of the State of Montana when adeuqate public facilities did not exist within the state. We are aware of the fact that there are several children within the state who come under this category. Embodied in the bill was b provision whereby the Superintendent of Public Instruc t i o n would set up rules and regulations. The abeve bill failed to survive the House Committee on Education. H.B. 81 has passed the House and is now being considered by the Senate Committee on Education. This bill provides that trainable children be within the responsibility of the public schools, and al low such districts to provide special classes or services for such children. S. B. 96 provides that reimbursements on the part of the state for such programs shall be computed on the basis of counting each child in such special classes as three in average number belonging, and each child according to a schedule to be prepared by the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Consideration is also given in this bill for home tutoring in areas where the above stated services are not available. If H.B. 81 and S.B. 96 become law, Montana can join hands with other states which have long been meeting their obligation in such a manner. The Senate and House Committees are seriously considering this legislation which, if passed, would definitely be a step in the right direction. These committees would welcome your support, as well as any suggestions you may have to offer. Several groups and large classes from different schools within the Helena area have visited the legislature this past week. I wish it were possible for classes from our area to do likewise. I feel confident that the pupils as well as their instructors would find their time well spent. Two Area Visitors At Fort Peck Agency Billings area visitors at the Fort Pock Agency this week are Theodore C. Applebaum and Robert Seitz. Applebaum, area classification officer, is at Poplar making a classification survey. Seitz, Area Real Property management officer, is helping at the Agency in connection with the classification survey and also on realtv business. YOUTH GROUP STUDY FACILITIES, NEEDS OF AREA Youth and Education Committee of the Roosevelt County Planning and Improvement Council elected Mrs. Minnie Simard. Bainville, chairman, at its recent meeting in Poplar. Calvin Archdale. Oswego, was chosen vice-chairman; and Alice Fossen. Wolf Point, recording secretary. A survey of the proolems and needs of youth and adults of the area was instituted. Named to this sub-committee were Calvin Arch-del. Oswego; Alice Fossen, and Cliff Hansen, Wolf Point; Pastor Russell E. Lewis, and Mrs. June Lyman, Poplar; Mrs. Carol Hall-grimson and Arne Skedsvold, both of Culbertson; Leota Hoye and Harold Mo<*en, both of Froid; and Mrs. Simard, Bainville. Assistance in the survey of existing facilities is available from Dr. Paul Moore, Montana State College, Bozeman, Don Hunter informed the group. An invitation has been sent to Dr. Moore to address the committee, tentatively on March 7. Reporting the work of the Association for Retarded Children in the county. Cliff Hansen invited the committee to attend the next meeting of the Association in the Courthouse in Wolf Point, 7:30 p. m.. Feb. 21. Other reports dealt with home demonstration club training sessions, the availablity of the 'self-administered' study material on "Great Decisions, 1963," and the vocational training program, with possibility that a driver training program will be instituted through an agency other than the schools. March 7 was set as the tentative date for the next meeting at 1:30 p.m. County GOP Lincoln Day Dinner Set Roosevelt County Republicans will gather Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the Elks dining room to observe their Lincoln Day dinner at 6:30 p.m., a highlight of the year for the GOP. Republicans will hear guest speaker James E. Murphy, Kalis-pell, Republican National Committeeman from Montana. Murphy, in his second year on the national party committee, is a lawyer. He is a native of Missouri and was admitted to the Montana bar in 1946. Master of ceremonies will be John Witte. Arrangements are being handled by committees as follows: Ticket sales, Mrs. H. J. Borge, Mrs. Don Johnson and Mrs. Milton Sethre; entertainment, Mrs. Burl Ault, Mrs. Harold Arndt; table decorations, Mrs. Arnold Herting, Mrs. Walter Ault and Mrs. Aldon Lee. The TARs, Teenage Republicans, will provide musical entertainment and have promised a surprise, the committee stated. The Poplar Standard "Voice of The Oil City" VOL. 53�NO. 14 Poplar, Roosevelt County, Montana. Friday. February 8. 1963 Bureau of Reclamation Details Irrigation Study on Missouri COUNTY ASKS MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE BIDS Roosevelt County Commissioners have announced they will receive sealed bids on insurance on motor vehicles and trailers owned and operated by the County. Bids must be turned in to the commissioners by 10 a.m., March 1, at the Commissioners' room in the Court House at Wolf Point. Coverage must be provided for not less than $25.000 property damage, not less than $50.000 and $10,-000 bodily injury. A list of the county-operated vehicles and trailers to be insured is on file at the Clerk and Recorder's office in the Court House. All bids should be addressed to the Board of County Commissioners of Roosevelt County. Wolf Point. Mont., and marked "bids for insurance." The Board reserves the right to reject all or part of any bid. 1963 FEED GRAIN SUPPORT SET AT ? BUSHEL Growers who take part In the 1936 feed grain program will receive a price-support payment in addition to the diversion payment and also qualify for regular price-support loans or purchase agreements on barley crops, according to ASC state committee. This new feature is a payment which will be made on the "established" normal production of the acreage planted to the three feed grains in 1963. The same rates will apply throughout the country; they will not vary by counties as the regular loan rates do. Rates for the price-support payments have been established at 14 cents per bushel for barley. Price-support payment will be made to growers who divert at least 20 percent of the farm's feed grain base into a conservation use. Even if the planted crop is destroyed by natural conditions or if part of the feed grain is fed to the animals on the farm the price-support payment will be made just the same. Unlike last year's feed grain program, the regular loan or purchase agreement will be available to 1963 program participants on the farm's entire 1963 production of corn, grain sorghum and barley. It will not be restricted to the normal production of corn, grain sorghum and barley. It will not be restricted to the normal production of the feed grain acreage. The signup under the 1963 feed grain program is now under way in ASCS county offices. Growers have been urged to signup early. The signup ends Marrh 22. Cast Chosen for Poplar School Play Poplar Playmakers have chosen the cast and crews for their coming production of "The Late Christopher Bean." director Dick Patterson has announced. The play will be presented in the new auditorium Friday and Saturday evenings, March 15 and 16. Patterson stated there will be advance ticket sales. More information will be announced later. - Comina Events - Feb. 10�Boy Scout Court of Honor. 4 p.m.. Legion Hall . Feb. 11�Indian Women H. D. at Catherine Eder home. Feb. 11��Civil Defense program, 7:30. Feb. 12�Rainbow girls. Feb. 12�Poplar and Circle basketball game. Feb. 13�Agency Women, 10 a.m. at Doris Brown home. Feb. 14�Legion Post district oratorical contest, 8 p.m. READING CENTER AT EXTENSION OFFICES SOON Extension offices at Culbertson, formerly occupied by Rupert Nelson, associate extension agent now on a five-year assignment to Assam Province, India, is being made into an Information Center and should be competed soon, the Extension Service said. It will provide space for people to come in to look over and study publications of which there may be only one copy available, such as census publications, individual self-administering study packets, statistical and other informational materials, as well as a wide variety of educational materials for youth and adults. A number of periodicals will also be available at the Information Center. Tax guides and Roosevelt county progress booklets, by Ernest Ahrendes, are now available at the Extension office. Copies of both previously sent, were destroyed in a bus accident near Hinsdale. DELINQUENT TAX PAYERS TO GET FINAL NOTICES Delinquent taxpayers will receive final notices requesting payment of their taxes on real estate in the next few days, the County Commissioners made known. Notices will be sent by registered mail. At the expiration of the grace period stated in the notices, action will be instituted by the commissioners and county attorney to take title to the property. On January 15. M. W. Drazich, i Great Falls, project manager of the Upper Missouri Proects Office of the Bureau of Reclamation met in Wolf Point with Ihe Agricultural Development Committee of the Roosevelt County Planning and Development Council, chaired j by R. I. Penner. Drazich discussed | with Penner and other members, of the committee procedures the | Bureau of Reclamation intends 1c | follow in future investigation? of irrigation and power developments along the Missouri River from Fort Peck Dam to the North Dakota border. The major points covered during the discussions were as fellows: 1. In accordance with Congressional committee directives governing the appropriation of funds for Reclamation investiga t i o n s, future studies by the Bureav would be limited to potential irrigation units on the river bottom lands. The Bureau would proceed only on those units where it received statements indicating that a majority of the landowners want the investigations made. No attempts will be made to reinvestigate the bench lands of the original Missouri Diversion Unit from Wolf Point to Brockton and northeast toward Froid. However, as specifically request- ed by an owner or leasee of bench lands, the Bureau would drill one or two test holes on that person's property to determine ground-water levels, drain-ability of the land, and other sub-surface characteristics. Such information would be valuable to both the cwner and leasee. 2. As part of the investigations, the Bureau intends to establish a system of observation wells to determine the presence and suitability of ground-water for irrigation of the valley lands. 3. Because of possible conflicts between irrigation and any large power developments, the Bureau will defer any power studies to later stages of the investigation. The analysis of power potential within the division would consist only of a review of existing engineering and geologic data to determine costs, benefits and effects on local agriculture and economy. Drazich stressed that the Bureau was anxious to cooperate with the residents and landowners of this area in making these studies and intends to proceed only in accordance with Congressional wishes and the desires of Roosevelt County people. NassChosenfor Highway Post MS LICENSE TAGS MUST BY FEB. IS Roosevelt County residents must have their 1963 car license plates on their vehicles by February 15, the County Treasurer's office in Wolf Point has announced. After that time persons operating vehicles without 1963 license tags will be liable to a fine. Treasurer's office is open in the Courthouse from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. VITAL STATISTICS Divorces: Richard J. Bare, from Margaret Ruth Bare, extreme cruelty, no children; Mildred Finn from Lynn Finn, mental cruelty, no children. COMMODITIES DISTRIBUTION SET Residents throughout Roosevelt County who are eligible to receive surplus commodities may pick up their supplies at the following points on the dates specified: Frazer � Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wolf Point�Thursday, Feb. 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Poplar�Friday, Feb. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brockton�Monday, Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 pjn. Ft. Kipp�Monday, Feb. 18 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Culbertson�Tuesday, Feb. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Social Security Officer Visits Are Scheduled Ray Pedersen. district managet. Great Falls, social security office, will be Wolf Point at the County courthouse, Feb. 13 and 26, from 10 a.m. to noon, and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. On Feb. 6 and 20 he will be in Plentywood at the Courtroom from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. He will be at the County Building, Culbertson, on Feb. 14, from 9 a.m. to noon, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. One of the world's largest areas of petroglyphs, or Indian writings, is found near Alamogordo, N.M. The average housewife has 225 recipes stuck away in nine different places� and uses 16 of them each year. MONTANA'S 1963 HIGHWAY MAPS NOW AVAILABLE Montana's official 1963 Highway Map has just been released for distribution by the Advertising Department of the Montana Highway I Commission. The wrap-around cover of this handsome full-color map features a photograph of Trapper's Peak in the Bittcrroot Mountain Range of southwestern Montana. Included in the map, which is similar to a brochure and folds to a 6',�x9 inch size, are color pictures of activities depicting 'Montana, the four-season Vacationland.' Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks are also pictured with map inserts of the parks. Other colorful photos are Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park, a restored ghost town. Medicine Rocks State Park, industry. Gates of the Mountains, named by the Lewis and Clark Expedition on the trip of 1805, a Montana Indian in colorful | beaded dress, also, the state's flag, bird, flower and tree. There is a welcome from Governor Tim Babcock to all visitors and an invitation to them to return to the Big Sky country often. A brief history of the Treasure State and a list of the State Parks complete this informative map. The highway map itself shows all changes in Montana's highway system and represents the most up-to-the-minute road map available of the Big Sky country�the nation's fourth largest state. The handy city-to-city mileage chart has been moved to the map side for the convenience of the user. Ghost Towns have also been designated to assist the traveler in locating these areas more readily since they are one of Montana's outstanding visitor attractions. Over a half million copies of the Montana Highway Map are now available for free distribution. Persons or organizations wanting copies should write to the Advertising Department, Montana Highway Commission, Helena. Appointment of Joseph M. Nass, Poplar mayor and businessman, to the Montana State Highway Commission is the first time a Roosevelt County resident has held a post on this commission and is considered or great importance to the county and northeastern Montana. Governor Tim Babcock appointed Nass to the post effective Feb. 2. He succeeds ten-year veteran Otis Waters, Richey, who has served longer than any of the present members. Nass, a native of Libby, moved to Poplar about 15 years ago and is now serving as mayor of the city for the second term. He was appointed to the mayoralty in January 1962 to fill the vacancy MRrCASEYAT GOP WOMEN'S MEET IN HELENA A delegate from Roosevelt County Republican Women's Club. Mrs. Loran Casey, joined Republican Women from all over Montana last week at the two-day annual Advisory Council meeting at the Placer Hotel in Helena. Included in the activities was a tea given by Mrs. Betty Babcock, first lady, at the executive mansion; a Thursday morning breakfast with speaker Jim Murphy. Republican National Committeeman for Montana, and a luncheon, Thursday, at which Governor Tim Babcock brought the visiting Republican ladies up to date on legislative events. Plans were made for the forthcoming Montana Spring Conferences to be held in April. left by the death of Mayor Sigurd Thompson. Senate approval of Naas' appointment was expected Wednesday. * * * * JOSEPH M. NASS OF POPLAR HEART CHAIRMEN ARE ANNOUNCED C. A. Rodger, Roosevelt County chairman of the Montana Heart Association, announced the appointment of the following volunteer workers for the 1963 Heart Fund drive: Poplar city chairman. Mrs. Allen Zimmerman; Brockton city chairman, Mrs. George Shanks, and Culbertson city chairman, Mrs. Jesse Hall. Rodger also announced the 1963 Heart Fund Drive in Froid will be conducted by the VFW Auxiliary. Quillen at Workshop In Billings Thomas Quillen, Fort Peck Agency SoU Conservation specialist attended a soil conservation workshop in Billings Jan. 29-31. The state wide workshop was attended by representatives from all Bureau of Indian Affair Agencies in Montana. Quillen returned home Saturday. William Howard Ta ft was the only *x-president of the United States to be sworn in as chief justice of the country. GIFTS GIVEN TO HOSPITAL AND NURSING HOME The Poplar Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary presented a wheel chair to the Community Hospital and nursing home in January. Other gifts received by the hospital in January included children's bathrobes and paper dolls from Mrs. Charles Person: children's puzzles and books given by Mrs. Ralph Nesbit, and magazines from Mrs. Effie Pentz. Mrs. OToole, a patient at the nursing home, was presented a birthday cake by the Hospital Auxiliary, and flowers were given by Mrs. Nick Norgaard. A scrabble set and more flowers were also received, but the donors failed to leave their names at the nursing home desk or hospital office. The staff requests that all gifts be registered when taken to the hospital and nursing home. All gifts are greatly appreciated by the patients and staff. Construction Work Over December 1961 Montana State Employ m e n 1 Service reports 234 job seekers registered at the Wolf Point office during December. Of this number. 45 were new, 185 were men and 49 were women. Seasonal declines were noted in employment oil field activity and in construction, although construction employment continues to be above 1961. Good trends were reported by the service in trade industries but hiring was not too active. Mild weather reduced demand for winter farm help. TAXPAYERS MUST ITEMIZE TRAVEL DEDUCTIONS Taxpayers should not try to approximate their travel and entertainment expenses without any substantiation for the taxable year 1962. the last year that the Cohan rule will remain in force under the 1962 Revenue Act. District Director Frank J Healy warned Internal Revenue Service will employ the same standards to such expenses for the 1962 taxable year as in the past. He said these standards require the taxpayer to prove: 1�That some expense actually was incurred; 2�That the expense claimed is so directly related to the business of the taxpayer that it qualifies as an ordinary and necessary business expense; and 3�That a basis for approximation has been constructed from available evidence both as to the amount and the business purpose of the expenditure claimed. The Cohan rule has been nulli* fied by the 1962 Revenue Act effective January 1, 1963. ending the privilege of taxpayers to approximate travel and entertainment expenses when they did not maintain adequate records in support of the deductions. But the standards set up by Internal Revenue Service to support such deductions. Healy said, placed the burden of proof on the taxpayer. This will continue for the last year of the Cohan rule, the taxable year of 1962. Some parents permit children to check grocery price slips to help them improve their arithmetic for school assignments. Roadside Parks Topic of Tourism Committee Meet Development of roadside parks will be the main topic of discussion at the meeting of the Recreation and Tourism Committee of the Roosevelt County Planning and Improvement Council, slated for Wednesday in the Tribal Building in Poplar. The group will take up means of financing and explore possibilities of rebuilding Fort Union on the North Dakota-Montana state line. Federal funds are said to be available to finance the rebuilding. Aspects of possible development of the 'breaks' between Culbertson and the North Dakota line as a recreation area and tourist attraction will be studied. Roadside park development will also be discussed, it was said, priorities of specific sites and possible financing and construction to be dealt with.
|Title||The Poplar Standard : Voice of the oil city 1963-02-08|
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COAL PIPELINE LAW IMPORTANT TO AREA
A bill which could have great .significance for Roosevelt County and northeastern Montana was introduced in the State Senate un-1 dei the co-sponsorship of Koosewlt County Senator Stanley Nees.
The measure. Senate Bill No. 100, would provide for transportation | of coal by pipeline carrier and grants the right of eminent domain;
to construct pipelines for the purpose. It also would prohibit discrimination of rates and transportation.
Under SB 100. amendments are proposed to seven sections of the Revised Codes of Montana. 1947, to broaden coverage to include coal as well as petroleum and its products.
G. Thompson New Member Of County Extension Staff
Gene Thompson, formerly of, Billings, has recently joined the' Roosevelt County Extension Service at Culbertson The position was left open by the resigna'ion of Rupert Nilson. who left to take up agricultural missionary work. \
Thompson was born in Billings and spent most of his boyhood \ years there, except for two years at Fort Peck in 1935 and 1946 when his father worked on the dam.
He graduated from Billings High in 1949 and attended Eastern College at Billings for two years. He was married in 1952. He and Mrs. Thompson have four children.
He served in the army during 1SS3-SS and attended Montana State College from 1957 until 1960. w|
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