1880: Born this day: author and activist Helen Keller (died 1968).
1895: The first U.S. passenger train to use electric locomotives, the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad’s Royal Blue, had its inaugural run from Washington, D.C., to New York, New York.
1898: Joshua Slocum of Briar Island, Nova Scotia, became the first person to sail single-handedly around the world.
1971: Rock promoter Bill Graham closed the Fillmore East in New York, New York, the “Church of Rock and Roll,” after only three years in business. At least 43 major rock-and-roll acts recorded albums at the historic venue.
1985: U.S. Route 66 was officially removed from the U.S. highway system.
1776: The Battle of Sullivan’s Island in South Carolina ended with the first decisive American victory in the American Revolutionary War leading to the commemoration of Carolina Day. Thomas Hickey, Continental Army private and bodyguard to Gen. George Washington, was hanged for mutiny and sedition.
1786: American Thomas Barclay gave $10,000 in gifts to the Sultan of Morocco in exchange for protection from the Barbary pirates. (The U.S. made similar agreements with Algiers in 1795; Tripoli in 1796; and Tunis in 1797.)
1836: James Madison, fourth president, died at Montpelier, Va.
1894: Labor Day became an official U.S. holiday.
1902: Congress passed the Spooner Act, authorizing President Theodore Roosevelt to acquire rights from Colombia for the Panama Canal.
1926: Mercedes-Benz was formed when Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz merged their two companies.
1982: A 30-minute hailstorm in Helena, Mont., caused $35 million in damage. No deaths or serious injuries.
1997: In the ‘Holyfield vs. Tyson II’ fight in Las Vegas, Mike Tyson was disqualified in the third round for biting off a piece of Evander Holyfield’s ear. Tyson was also fined $3 million and his boxing license was revoked.
1613: William Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London, England, burned to the ground.
1888: George Edward Gouraud recorded Handel’s Israel in Egypt onto a phonograph cylinder, producing the second oldest known recording of music.
1889: Hyde Park and several other Illinois townships voted to be annexed by Chicago, forming the largest U.S. city in area and second largest in population.
1956: The Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 was signed, officially creating the U.S. Interstate Highway System, the brainchild and most enduring legacy of President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
1972: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the case Furman v. Georgia that arbitrary and inconsistent imposition of the death penalty violates the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments, and constitutes cruel and unusual punishment.
2006: In Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that President George W. Bush’s plan to try Guantánamo Bay detainees in military tribunals violated U.S. and international law.
2007: Apple Inc. released its first mobile phone, the iPhone.
2016: Brad Treat, 38, a career law-enforcement officer with the U.S. Forest Service, died when a grizzly bear attacked him while he was riding a mountain bike on a trail near West Glacier, Mont.
1859: French acrobat Charles Blondin crossed Niagara Falls on a tightrope.
1864: President Abraham Lincoln granted Yosemite Valley to California for “public use, resort and recreation.”
1905: Albert Einstein published the article On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies, in which he introduced the theory of special relativity.
1906: Congress passed the Meat Inspection Act and Pure Food and Drug Act.
1921: President Warren G. Harding appointed former President William Howard Taft Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
1937: The world’s first emergency telephone number, 999, was introduced in London
1953: The first Chevrolet Corvette rolled off the assembly line in Flint, Mich.
1966: The National Organization for Women, the United States’ largest feminist organization, was founded in New York.
1847: The first official U.S. postage stamps were issued.
1863: The Battle of Gettysburg began.
1865: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was first published by the Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodson under the pen name Lewis Carroll.
1870: The U.S. Department of Justice formally came into existence.
1874: The first U.S. zoo opened in Philadelphia. The Sholes and Glidden typewriter, the first commercially successful typewriter, went on sale.
1879: Charles Taze Russell published the first edition of the religious magazine The Watchtower.
1881: The world’s first international telephone call is made between St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, and Calais, Maine.
1903: The first Tour de France bicycle race began in Montgeron.
1908: The international distress signal SOS was adopted.
1963: ZIP codes were introduced for U.S. mail.
1979: Sony introduced the Walkman, revolutionizing the way people listen to music.
1980: “O Canada” officially became the national anthem of Canada.
1984: The PG-13 rating was introduced.
2002: The International Criminal Court was established in The Hague, Netherlands, to prosecute individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and crimes of aggression.
2007: Smoking in England was banned in all public indoor spaces.
1679: Europeans first visited what would become Minnesota and saw the headwaters of the Mississippi River; the expedition was led by Daniel Greysolon de Du Luth.
1776: The Continental Congress adopted a resolution severing ties with the Kingdom of Great Britain although the wording of the formal Declaration of Independence is not approved until July 4.
1777: Vermont became the first American territory to abolish slavery.
1843: During a thunderstorm in Charleston, South Carolina, a full-grown alligator fell from the sky.
1897: Italian scientist Guglielmo Marconi received a patent for radio in London.
1937: Pilot Amelia Earhart and her co-pilot and navigator Fred Noonan disappeared in the Pacific Ocean while on the next-to-last leg of their flight around the world
1962: The first Wal-Mart store opened for business in Rogers, Arkansas.
1964: President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits segregation in public places. .
2002: Steve Fossett became the first person to fly solo around the world nonstop in a balloon.
1767: Norway’s oldest newspaper still in print, Adresseavisen, was founded and the first edition published.
1819: The Bank of Savings in New York City, the first savings bank in the United States, opened.
1844: The last pair of Great Auks was killed.
1852: Congress established the second U.S. mint in San Francisco.
1884: Dow Jones and Company published its first stock average.
1886: Karl Benz officially unveiled the Benz Patent Motorwagen, the first automobile. The New York Tribune became the first newspaper to use a linotype machine, eliminating typesetting by hand.
1890: Idaho was admitted as the 43rd U.S. state.
1913: Confederate veterans at the Great Reunion of 1913 reenacted Pickett’s Charge of the Battle of Gettysburg, in 1863. Upon reaching the farthest point north that the Confederate Army achieved during the Civil War, they were met by the outstretched hands of friendship from Union Army survivors.
1938: President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated the Eternal Light Peace Memorial and lit the eternal flame at Gettysburg Battlefield. The world speed record for a steam railway locomotive, 126 mph, was set in England.
MATTHEW J. CUFFE, District Judge
512 California Avenue, Libby, MT 59923
MONTANA NINETEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LINCOLN COUNTY
IN THE MATTER OF O.G., A Youth In Need of Care. Cause No. DN-18-3 CITATION FOR PUBLICATION
TO: KHRISTAFER GENTRY-YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition has been filed in the above-entitled Court by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Child and Family Services Division (DPHHS) requesting adjudication as a youth in need of care and temporary legal custody. NOW, THEREFORE, YOU ARE HEREBY DIRECTED to appear on July 2, 2018, at 3:00 o’clock p.m., at the Montana Nineteenth Judicial District Court, 512 California Avenue, Libby, Montana, then and there to show cause, if any you may have, why DPHHS’s requests for relief should not be granted. The youth was born on 11/26/2014 in Libby, Montana. The youth’s mother is Stormy Naylor. The youth’s father is Khristafer Gentry. You have the right to be represented by an attorney in these proceedings. If you are unable to afford an attorney, you have the right to ask the Court to appoint an attorney to represent you. Your failure to appear at the hearing constitutes a denial of your interest in the above-named child, which denial may result, without further notice of this proceeding or any subsequent proceeding, in judgment by default being entered for the relief requested in the petition. A copy of the Petition is filed with the Clerk of District Court in Lincoln County, 406-283-2342. WITNESS the Honorable Matthew J. Cuffe, Judge of the above-entitled Court and the Seal of this Court, this 5th day of June, 2018.
TRICIA BROOKS, Clerk of District Court
By: /s/ Jen Brown Deputy Clerk_______________________
MATTHEW J. CUFFE, District Judge
512 California Avenue, Libby, MT 59923
MONTANA NINETEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LINCOLN COUNTY
IN THE MATTER OF O.G., A Youth In Need of Care. Cause No. DN-18-4 CITATION FOR PUBLICATION
TO: KHRISTAFER GENTRY-YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition has been filed in the above-entitled Court by the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Child and Family Services Division (DPHHS) requesting adjudication as a youth in need of care and temporary legal custody.
NOW, THEREFORE, YOU ARE HEREBY DIRECTED to appear on July 2, 2018, at 3:00 o’clock p.m., at the Montana Nineteenth Judicial District Court, 512 California Avenue, Libby, Montana, then and there to show cause, if any you may have, why DPHHS’s requests for relief should not be granted. The youth was born on 09/26/2013 in Libby, Montana. The youth’s mother is Stormy Naylor. The youth’s father is Khristafer Gentry. You have the right to be represented by an attorney in these proceedings. If you are unable to afford an attorney, you have the right to ask the Court to appoint an attorney to represent you. Your failure to appear at the hearing constitutes a denial of your interest in the above-named child, which denial may result, without further notice of this proceeding or any subsequent proceeding, in judgment by default being entered for the relief requested in the petition. A copy of the Petition is filed with the Clerk of District Court in Lincoln County, 406-283-2342. WITNESS the Honorable Matthew J. Cuffe, Judge of the above-entitled Court and the Seal of this Court, this 5th day of June, 2018. TRICIA BROOKS, Clerk of District Court
By: /s/ Jen Brown Deputy Clerk________________________
PUBLICATION OF NOTICE OF PENDING ATTACHMENT OF A TAX LIEN
On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, the Lincoln County Treasurer will attach a property tax lien to property on which the 2017 taxes are delinquent. The delinquent taxes, including penalties, interest and costs are a lien upon the property and that unless delinquent taxes, penalties, interest, and costs are paid prior to August 1, 2018 a tax lien will be attached and may be assigned to a third party.
A complete delinquent list of all persons and property in the county now owing taxes, including all city and town property that is delinquent is on file in the office of the Lincoln County Treasurer and is open to public inspection and examination.
For further information please contact the Lincoln County Treasurer at 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT 59923 or at 406-283-2402. Dated this 15th day of June, 2018
Nancy Trotter Higgins, Lincoln County Treasurer
Published 6/20/2018, 6/27/2018 – The Montanian, PO Box 946, Libby, MT 59923
Published 6/20/2018, 6/27/2018 – Tobacco Valley News, 200 Cliff Avenue, Eureka MT 59917
NOTICE LINCOLN COUNTY DISTRICT BOARD VACANCY
NOTICE is hereby given for a vacancy on the Em Kayan Water/Sewer District Board to fill an unexpired term ending December 31, 2018. Interested, qualified residents are requested to submit an Application for Boards and Committees or submit a Letter of Interest by Friday, July 6, 2018 before 5:00 P.M. To: Lincoln County Clerk and Recorder ATTN: Robin Benson 512 California Avenue Libby, MT 59923 Appointments will be made by the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners on July 11, 2018 at 10:30 A.M. Applications are available from the Lincoln County Clerk & Recorder’s Office, 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT 59923. On-Line at: www.lincolncountymt.us OR by Calling: 406-283-2301 or 406-283-2302.
FULL-TIME: LIBBY ASPESTOS SUPERFUND LIAISON (40 HRS PER WEEK)
CLOSING DATE: 5:00 ON FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2018. POSITION AVAILABLE: The Montana Department of Environmental Quality is looking for a Libby Asbestos Superfund Liaison to serve as staff to the Libby asbestos superfund advisory team. POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Libby Asbestos Superfund Liaison is an employee of the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (Department), but serves as staff to the Libby Asbestos Superfund Advisory Team (Advisory Team). The Liaison shall represent the interest of Lincoln County and the State by assisting the Department in dealing with federal agencies related to the Libby asbestos superfund site (Site). This includes effectively and responsibly acting as the Advisory Team’s and the State’s primary point-of-contact for assigned projects and tasks associated with the Site. The successful candidate is responsible for leadership, administrative oversight, and management as related to the Libby Asbestos Superfund Site cleanup, including but not limited to developing and monitoring project milestones, budgets, and regulatory requirements; develop strategies while exercising considerable professional expertise and decision-making to achieve goals and implement advisory team recommendations; coordinate and administer the Advisory Team; draft and manage certain project documents; and regularly analyze and report performance, develop recommendations for corrective action plans, and implement corrective action when required. Work environment includes both office and field settings.
Ideal candidate has CERCLA-related experience, general knowledge of guidance and policies related to remediation projects, knowledge of business and management principles, demonstrated skills in facilitation and public relations, and ability to work effectively and respectfully with diverse individuals and groups. WAGE: $51,735 to $64,669.00 BENEFITS: Sick Leave, Vacation Leave, Health Insurance, Retirement APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: In addition to submitting a cover letter and resume, please provide the following additional information: Confirmation of post-secondary degree, evidence of professional licenses or certificates, at least three professional references, and a conflict of interest statement related to any work with/for WR Grace, EPA/DEQ constructor/consultants, and any financial interest in Lincoln County ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE JOB SERVICE.___________________