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November 16 Evergreen Frank Thomas Passes. Away Frank Fisher'Thoma s was born at Lhitmore Lake, Michigan on Nov ember 28 , 1375 • He spent his early boy hood in and near De - toft,, Michigan, later goi-.g to Sault St. Marie, Michigan where as a young man he followed the carpenter trade. On June 2$, 1901 he was united in marriage to’Jessamine Jewell at March Rapids, Wiscon sin. Following their marriage they made their home at Sault St. Marie for two years. From there they moved , to Rib Lake, Wisconsin where they resided ' until March 1912 when they moved to Eureka where they have since lived. Mr. Thomas passed away at the family home on the evening of November 1, after a short illness. Had he lived u> til the 2 8 of this month ~ he would have been Si years of age * Mr. Thomas was very active both mentally and physically. He war an ardent fisherman and hunter and until a few weeks before.his death he enjoyed these sports, aside from working in his shop. Mr. Thomas'^became a member of Eureka Lodge No. 93 A. F. and. A. M. April 10, 1925 .’hd was Worshipful Master of the Lowjge in 1942, and Eureka Creamery T.ce Cream ___ Milk and Butter __ Valley Machine And Suppy Welding Steel Buildings Machine And Auto Work Omar Hudson assisted in the work of the order until a few weeks before his death. After coming' t-o Eureka, Mr. Thomas en gaged in interior de corating and carpen try. He assisted in building many of the homes and public buil dings in Eureka. He was also a filer and a millwright at the old Eureka Lumber Co. In late years he had engaged• in all kinds of saw work. He was a perfectionist in the many kinds of w*frk he did. He was a friend to all who knew him. No matter how busy he might be, he always had time to pause to offer a helping hand or a word of encour agement to all who passed his' way. Mr. Thomas will be greatly missed by his family and his many friends. He was always ready to assist with any pro ject which was for the benefit of the young people of the commu nity. Mr. Thomas leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Jessamine; a son Jewell R. Thomas >f St. Paul; a,daughter, Mrs. Thomas Smith of Rexford; two grandsons John ar.l Stephen Thomas of St. Paul; a granddaughter, Melita Smith of Rexford; a sister, Mrs. W.R. Gilbert of Brimley, Michigan; and several nieces and .nephews. Funeral ■ services _____ Pag£_12 ________ 5, the Rev. Thad Harris of Libby offi- cating. Graveside ser vices were conducted by Eureka.Lodge No.93° Interment was made in the Tobacco Valley Cemetery. Grange Takes First Place The Tobacco Valley Grange of t/areka was awarded first place in Montana in the 1956 Commun.-ty Service Contest sponsored jointly by the Nation al Grange and the Sears Roebuck Founda tion. The Lincoln County Grange has been placed among the top ten Granges in the United Spates in *v ur annual '•ontests. The major projects of the Tobacco Valley \ Grange were the Communa ity Fair which it N sponsores annually. Also the Grange made improvements oh picnic and recreation sites, carried on youth pro jects, conducted a community flower show, served meals for other groups, sent a boy to Boy’s State, sent a girl to Girl’s State and made improvements on the Grange Hallo The 'arious projects cost the Grange about $1300. Mrs. Jack Alavana traveled to Havrej Montana, Tuesday, Nov-r ember 13, to visit her daughter. The^'- ■ she J