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THE BIL/ANGS COUNTY PIONEEK. MEI_)OH, A. N I)AK Fryburg News " &apos; Ginnis conducted the Cong, re?7l- :- C"VIC 00ests The tionaI meeting and reports were gwen by James Olienyk, Mrs. Oper22 q'O Students Yerna Thompson, daughter of at Dickirson on Friday. They Louis Hurt, Paul Loffelmacher. Sir. and "Mrs Vernon Thompson I also visited Mrs. Emma Kerr at Mrs. Mau'de Boicourt. Verne College students and high f Pleasa, nt Fiat 4ad dental work[ St. Benedict's Home and W. F. Kirg and ,Mrs. Ed ,Krieger. school seniors may now compete done at Bismarck on Saturday. King at the Dickinson ,hospital. J 'Mr. and Mrs. &ordon Cheadle for t.hc 1959 college student The Thompsons keep up twol ,Mr. and Mrs. Verne King also arid two children M Glendive work-study program sponsored by Federal agencies. A civil s,er- homes as they live in ,Bellield visited W. ,F. King who was rest- and little Julia Cheadle visited woe announcement now open during the school week as their ing comfortably after a painful at the home of Mrs. Cheadle's 4 children attend school there, siee of stomach acidity, parents, Mr. arid ,Mrs. Nick Oe will give students a chance at Verna and her mother, "Mrs.! Mr. and Mrs. Fred Johnson and Thompson are members of the Mrs. Ellen Johnson were shop- Presbyterian church choir. [ping in Dickirrson on Fri. They Vlr. and ,Mrs. Carol Austin and inspected the new B and B Super- 2 dhfldren" were shon_pin.,g in, market which recently opened DiCkinson on Sat. tin Dickinson. t nnv has been Merton Trammell arrived on D__.o Cheadle Jr. ' ' ' dismissed from the ,Williston Mon- from Farg where he spent hospi%al, but his wiTe Pat is still]the past several w..eeks. He will a patient there, and it is Ieared be at m.e .verne King home mr she might have polio. Their, an maenmte tnne. daughter J,ulie/ who was a, lso a Don Heiser and Jimmie Gaw- paetient in the hospital is being ryluk, 2 local boys left Tuesday and famitly sotgh of Belfied on Sunday. An epidemic of measles is making e rounds in the com- muni,ty. All five children of Mr. and Mrs. George Schwindt have been recent victims. have'a baby boy, born Monday evenirg, Jan. 26 at St. Joseph's hospital in Dickinson. He weigh- ed in at 6 lbs, 13 ozs. A name summer and school-time jobs in Iowa, Kansas, WIinn., Nab., N. D. and S. Oak. Students will be se- lected on the basis of a written examination and their scholastic records. The first test was given on Jan. 17 to those who applied by Jan. 1. Applications must be sent to the Director of the Ninth U. S. Civil Service Regional of- fice. St. Louis, Missouri. The deadline for applying is April 2. .Most of the student trainee appohtments will go to students T}IURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 1959 b:. L., ";',xas to spend is re- I i ,l,it: wars. t 21.;." of a new generation who I rive in the towns and cities'that} have sprung up on what was up-} en ranqe will read with delight I Jqhn Leakey's spirited eeaunt{ of a life lived with gusto and will mourn the passing of a man who symbolized an era of hardi- hood, resourcefulness, and inde- pendence. Billings County Pioneer A Continuation of "THE BADLANDS CovirBo TM Established in 1883 ALICE L. LEBO, Mazaglng Edlto WALTER R. BON Etor - Publisher Subscription: $1. per year In advancm - mtered in the Post Office at Medorlk Billings CounW, North Dakota. FelP EARLY HISTORY  mary 15, 1934, aS second close mattmr (Continued From Page One) under the Act of March 3, 18'1 Offloial Newspaper of the County o as I remeaber, ,,rm ver got Btll l: State.of.No rich hDnu on the grounds except . men] e ...... ."''" "'-:-- . -- engaged in the :cmst The I . ,  ,. furniture, fu.rn$sa,n0t con- l memean 00epumm tents of &e Chateaa ..a won- Ph, In#rvaw' and valuble desk :whiCh the iting in Beae.i and ora this eared for a% the home of Mr. for Fargo where they will take , .... + h,, Releeted for the in engineering. A limited nun- Marquis"had presented ,to John week, and Mrs. Gordon Cbeadle at their physicals for entering the ....... ". '- Y -- ther's jobs will be open to stu- W. GoodaH, and wMdi:had been . .................... : .............. ,::::.:::,:::.::a,.,::4:::;a.;:::"g'.4 Glendive. i Army. They were given a fare-?t[: ;:rVe al Y:'11 n: nKtels, bar of  dents in chemistry, math. metal- ............. re-presntecl to the-stodia of iiiii;!i!!ili% ............................ :;i.". Mrs. Patti Loffelmacher attend- well party at the town hall Sat. land the father is a son of Mr. lurgy, and physics. Freshman , ;:':::::::::::: P  ed the annum mid-winter N. D. evening. ( ' -  -- "ukowski college students who are maj- the Chateau by the graddaiId- i41'..{.;ii!; ,:.-::: :,j:::<:::,::.:.: " .:- ran of Johal W. GoodatI to be tii!!. Synodical Society of the Pres,by- Mary Sorenson was a guest of aria awrs. ha,try JXUW- oring fin U. S. History can cam- placed among the o thee aeics i terian church at Fargo. The meet- Mrs. Laura Foster one evening t ItAIIS-M-----RITES -- pete for Student Trainee in and be viewed by .the ouabst ing opened with a dinner at the last week. ' ((.ontinued From Paae 11 Archival Science for employ- passmg through. . I i:!!::*:* .... Graver Hotel on Tues, Jan 20th The Fellowship Dinner held at vmal nieces ad nephews also ment in ,Kansas City or St. Whiqe in NIedora 'I was seine, I i!g!! and cortmued thru Thursday. the Presbyterian church Sat. eve survive , Louis, Missouri, what suYpri'sed .and very, muCh! Mrs. Alex .Burr of Jamestown is was wall attended and a deliei- Charles J. Haijsman  as born, Those who are accepted in the pleased to .be told that e pea-1 Je4  the Synodical president. Miss ous dinner was served The Roy I Jan 23, 1880, in' Williams, Iowa,{ program will be 'paid from $272 ple of ,Medra were goiP, g to ! Dorolahy Foster from the area  Wesley Tennis of Jamestown  the" seventh child in a family of to $313 a month. The program celebrate the 75th anniversT of f:!!! office at Kansas City was the the Rev. David "MeGinnis of eight; he grew up in 'that area, offers direct promotion to pro- the foundmg" of lhe town. It i;;>i;!;:!:i: :: :"::'" ........ ::! was an excellent idea anc!,.  pl,an, }i)i!: resource leader, tWilton, and Larry Loffolmacher and in 1905 he came {o Goldenl fessional careers in the Federal and I hope the carrying-ott of !i:!iii::i;!i Mr. and Mrs. LaVerne Brown of Jamestown Col'lege were out Valley county to visit his brother I Government. of Medara had dental work done of tovn guests. The Ray. Mc.. Albert and liked it here so College placement offices and the celebration will rneet,yithe i:i;!;i!;!il much, he decided to file on many post offices have irdorma- greatest sucess possib}e. I was! ii:;/::i : a homertead near the Rocky lion about applying for these invited by several tmople to be Butte community. He was mar- appointments. Information may present and help in the co-   tied to Miss Emma Limhart on also be obtained from the Ninth lion and when I told them that]  Nov. 17, 1909, at Clark, S. D. U. S. Civil Service Regional Of- such an honor would be iaxtpos-I ?-''' There were only three buildings flee. St. Louis 1, Mo. si:ble to accept on account of t UWr::)  in Beach when Mr. Haijsman business and distance they sug- m:: :-=.=: -= :_ came here. LEAKEY RITES  gested that I wri,te an m'tmle I DI. D. HLAVACEK In 1909 he disposed of his (Continued From Page 11 about the founding arid ea, rty I While here, Mr. ttlavacek is homestead;, and purchased some land twomiles south of Beach gather cattle out o the brush, days of Medora. ]completing arrangements for where he and his family resid- When Fisher was deputy sheriCf I So, this some-ahat garbled r- 1 representatives of the ,Ins. Co. to ed rnay years. He retired, and of uvalde County. Texas, he I ticle cormernia'tg the bia-th md I personally interview all reskients bought a home in Beach in 1942. tracked down and killed the growth of ,Medora as I saw it, o$ Golden Valley and Billings Highway use benefits everyone. The revenue derived from that ,Mr'. HaiJrnaal Was one of this robber of a mail coach. After s my contribution to .the ro- counties, to fully explain the . ';.- himself was killed with gram of the celebrators ot this various plans of hospital, surgi- uegt provides for construction and mmr,enance of adequate highways 0nd area's most enthusiaetiC sports- ""=" . ..... '.. _ I i,,,.n, ,,,..., r ,,.. .. o1 and nursin- irmuranee that atually returns o profit tothe state on its investment, men, and especially eoyed the the famous .u. . varsnan nan "-'" ............... f. ..... -,a  o ' .... n @ mail coach rob I mueh that I cann be present are available to those who can Take the 18V mile section of U. S. #10 between West Fargo and Casselton fishing at earbYOd!and's dam. l2rsmlu;aer came to Fisher's)t remince with the celelreats quedy. no, example. INs highw0y earned $377421.00 in 1957, based on user tie serve seve y  the ,, ..... on each anniversary of about the early :days' an the For further information see 1axes ct average rotes, end trucks pod $210,195.00 of the total revenue , ,  , , ..... . Townshlp Boar& na was a . ...... death niled brus h  old-tnners the full page announcement Ann.uol cost of this highway in 1957 (cmortized construction, maintenance, 0 " e net su,o , ...... " ona overneao) was $52.261,00. Profit to the state was $325,160.00. member Cf tahe Ma nm  of " " T ' ' ' ' . ... .', .C?: ..*" .... his grave, set t afire and danced} o my mind all lon< art tr,- These highway-user fees-licenses end gas tax-make the trucking eaen SmatmJu` *I'. a-any aro,,nd it in devilish glee. One of, bute for the founding and de- YOUR LEGISLATURE- ' .... r ,mDer '-- industry imp0rt0nt to North Dak0to's highway bui}ding program. To maintain friends 1!. Wl. e.me the mary photographs in "Thel velopment of the 'town. of tIer (Continued from Page One) end increase this revenue, keep the trucks rolling through North Dakota by Mr.. Hatl,as ,a,,aevor.ect ram: West That as!' is,of King Fish- dora should be ia]en  te me ................ bringing truck weights and lePgths in line with neighboring : [ly m '!oYlr.frie'tacl .ana gooa ..... ave "with a' far'votary mary of ,Marq,u' de  Mo h0, year rom :t. in me low.. '7 states" , "1. ....  ..... _,^.aa +,-____ :,t, " .... ' 1" '" ,;.** '....,, .. ;*az groop to as nigh as $55 in - ...... " ", '-,.. ..... ., - . marker" pttu l.lel- .... )oy donn ...... '. ,.o ....,.,= w,...,,....u, sv., highest" bracket, .r .mat's ,.t-ov -,-,/. . ....... ', !  ..... .I Scholar, ..benefactor Of kin fei-, ......... ,  0 R I' J D  K O r ,J " .... .'" ' '"'--'-:"Z-" ............... : .... ' ,in lt, S ortgmat Iorm, me mu iT r01t '. ,-, Leake left, exas . a ,lwma, .brave', and emtrageous,{ _ , .... , __ 0TOR RRI|R$ A$$ : .... Tivol '+' .> ..... n - -- .... ' " - 'and above all a +*-- m aoesn raise exemptions zor 0ro- ll ). l-lhrzIAL.Ig]li young man, worKe nls way to , u+m, .a+ . ............ '-a ........ ' .... 'the ru ' "v,,'-,,,-- -,- *-,- t-,,o,--,.= v.-. ,,.,, " u--., N : :>(A -. Dis.- [ New Mexmo with a cattle drwe, . t e sense of the 'w, hke- I...,. of which e-.,', ,4,,o . iff.nd tallowed a trail hed to a%tnt. be given to the. nemor ,Of the[ ,,a '-.. . __, . . ^, ., ,r-.,,-, ,. .............................................. ..... ,, *o-"2.d ... ,. '$,, =,oo .u. r+. - ". ..--h .."*v o," ....r ,^**=, ,, whom . th, .....t,"m'. .._was n='. --"--' al "ibe even*'='=""=greater.WV"' u. u..=, AIn rand Total cash on hand and l SX mches tall, he. w well- l charmmg beautiful, cultmd la- ............... cr Fund , usg ls as an example, the mone . dited. to:. Ge_neral _o $UlV [ knoWn as a to cowhazd',:forRt dy and, bdntfact " 'o ,nan[  ,,.L,,+ .; +. ...... . , i'rotao, hemsA, AL.n  o.., , , - the O v "" a*r -- "'- "--" w0m .'',-J--- ''-- --t ^t  .... .,..ua, ......... ,.. , ......... .: ,, ., ....... r ...... '--;.-: ................ -'' ' ' . .' : . ",  loss rom :ra, alale-reumas .... 1 Total" amo{{ received during ll tn thm regmn, and other bg the least,, trabute and honor, ._.=._,,  ..........,., --- woum nave oeen u,al  me " e from 't" AptSortlonment .... ranches of that day, He herded should be given 'to the memory h'h ' -" " -- $'" le at ig er exempnons were in ez .......................................................... ' cart 50 below, cooked for of that great president of the,fet" ' Z 2. Total amount received during year from County alltion f::d {Coun-I c0w.h_a, .ds, an d ,. fought,, ,prarie I United States, Theodore tt)se- V .,. fiso 'o +, a.,. ty share) ........................... .!illSi ftie{ dragging;% split. [pen ca{-] volt, a fellow pioneer and qpW-t merit sa'{'e*a'te lcome'& yea from County High s i izat'on Fund (County Shal).:,'g.: I i J U H I 0 'R .................................................. ':.,,: la;Ss . t  ,.' ,{ , .... , ': .. ' . ' loss Over ,a biennimfl would be 4. Amount Received dulliK yt't} . t a engamg mmplrc-;actvmes made h,ma beked bYl,more +.hii o ,m;,., a,,u ..... from State Equalization Filnd' ! ". " "' a " -*- ..... * ............ ,o. ;.ty'd remarkable amoun, t of the people of IMedora  the W =" ','- -" .m. ,.,, 'b. (Sta4 Share) CounM" iHLOn ..... nrnes ' "i" " e  -- .... *,, ,*** , ,m, .. fund for elementary pay x'Lnts ,.,,4Q I  places and 6ates [ad]o nmg country; his presene ,[ a i,4,,4 i + = ...... ..................................................... "._::,$1gPSJ '';'. 0 " " " " " ' " " '" '* ?" ..... --. .. .., ua z,t -i._ . Leakey married the dongs, saymgs and . actiies{ to t AuA..0 ., .; .., c. (State share) County H,,'SJ)qu:..,I,W  Lee Trotter, vcho start- Were the needed spree o.rnakeiM#dr  a,a;,. . .., .. ization fund ....................... .;. :$1,.00' 'l%0tte ....... -" ......... ' "-'" ""'"'" ed . rs Post Office, q. 'D 9y,life m Medora and the iladias,w .  ,,,m,, o, ..... . ,.., Total of a, b, c, d ............ $356' -- , , ,,, **'*= .... ** * uv J ZL, 1915 he had 44,000 ,acres Of land romantm and ,legendary, as well[ ..., . ............. . " you t%*1'1%.- WIlL nave an oppor- 6. Amount received durln year [and 5,000 head of cattle only to as hstorm, tunitv , 1 ^-'- ^ ...... a , ,a.. :rum taxes levied by District 8ehoo! lose his holdings iri the drought While in Medora and gamg t any bills u ma, be inter +--a Board (General Fund ...... $gl,803.66 7, Amount received during year arid depressmn years of the 30's..at the lonely smoke slack of I in.  ,  .... from other revenue receipts 1VII. 'eaKey as a young man what was once 'the de: ]0a-es :4 Refunds ........................................... $34.74(was a foreman for the W Bar packing plant and r ] KE -- * 9. Amount invested in United States ,Ranch owned and operated by house I thought wha"c a wonder- ,CnnHn, *-.t ,,,'-',,o ,, .< Savings Bond or Certificates of De-iPierr Wrbaux. He broke horses ful and proper thing ,t would i i Young to.ldecer fo7our, gaytlmer ho... desduf.o an easy-Rvingspdng'th'oul'tnmm became it's in eaiy-cae colorful cotton $14.9tl m'ltER Is JUm01  t1.111 : CLARA:00S aosit during year from General Fund for the famous Frenchman for a be to preserve this .stack as a and Holy Angels Academy. i ,titan 7d on Clerk's Annual Report)lnu.m,ber of years before tea,king relic of the rrmha ial, ae- She was married at {Mi,anea- - ..,-= ................................................ $1,3s3.bS-u.p nmrs irst 'headquarters in tiyity of WIed<xra; Rs pulis, Mi.rm., Sept. 17, 1906, to ,. mount received from uther]all>out 1908 in the Trotters corn- preservedness durtitag the ]last Atty. John Keohane who\\; had non-revenue receipts Land Util. and] oil and gas ................................ $3q0.26 munity w, here he established the75 years, standing erec as in previously established his resi- B. Total Amount received bv l TD ranch later owned by the the beginning, spears lotmder dance in Beach where he held elaj._l _Treasurer during .year (Total i,Mossers and nv owned and up- 1 than words of the glrj of Me- the office of States Attorney at .... .. .m xi .me!us.we)$3,0.ss f, crated by the L. P. Hall family, i d oa'a that once was. Thea agaha Billins County. c. Grand Total amount received Ater marrying 2irs.. Ta-t-ters.las I viewed the statue of the Mrs, eohane was very inter- .... ! by School District Treasurer includ- e ltved on the Trotters rarmh Marqms de Mores erected wd_in ested in all community aetivRles lng cash on hand (Item AIII and Item } ........................................ $50,345.98 some 20 miles northeast af (thai a small enclosua on the gatm and served as a State officer in zmPmmn'mm or town of ' Trotters in" WIctKenzie] of what was the origirmt ptza,! the N. D. Federation of Women's OERERAL FUllD County for a number .of. yearsl:!I thpugh and, wondered Wny Clubs. She was a member of St. Ame. P.d Dn Tnv fo the where he a:cqured ,a ltrge hold-| a more befi mon, to John s Altar Soeiety,,Soeial Hour Fo , : 1.  ...................... .as ing and ran' thousands .of :head-I t, he memar 0f.the ru was Club .'Beanh Womans Club, ad 2. Instrt/nal Service ........ $16,43.85 of cattle. Thevirter" of 197/.9-20 :hot erected?  Thatt broult on the P.,E.O,., Sisterhdod. & Other rvices .................... $8,SSl.Sl was a ouh one on the ranchers the idea in n..'.min d .lha if During the 9aat !0. years she . operatto ot mant ............ $1,60.m when it brought with it one of I was plann a; mon t'0 and lVh;. Ieohazie'lmve traveled 5. Maintenance of Plant ........ $al63.3 the worst storms that can be re- the memory "b e I, I extensively, keeping their resi- 6. Fixed Charges ........................ $99.8 membered and it was at that would acquire the ga'our; tich dance in Beach where they spent D. Total Amount Paid Durin ime Mr. Leakey was put out composed the origin Dla, tLheir summers. School Year hy District Truurer of busl,ness. Not having suffici- landscape it with grm% low- On'$urm 30, 1956, Mr. and Mrs. ........................................................ $8,'.3 E. Cash o hand in General Fund ant feed for his large herd, they ers, trees and shrulRery, and Keohne observed their goldn as of une so, 19 (Ram G. Trea died off by the hundreds leav- place the statue of the uis wedding a ,rmiversary, renewing R:lort), Including  Of Depott ing Leakey heartbrokeff arid in he. cenemr'af park ,e2  their ,marriage vows at their jub- and U. s. Bonds .................... $1,1gO.60 broke financially. J<fftnny Trot- - Such  mormmem-W be flee Mass a St. John's church, BALANC IN  slg, .BUILDING, TION, em nov ranches the 0ld place a magnificent tribute it/deed to with Rt. ev. Msgr. Joha J. oro. (X)reSTRUC-ON FUN foxznerly owned by hls'gd, t.hef0under cl' bui:iol the Heir officiating. A brunch for Cash on hand in chool Conatl'uc- re. , :[aITIOUS tow Of: {Iedora: 'In" 'ie the members of the immediate tion Fund as of June 30, 1958--Chap- His experiences with gove-1 heart of the Badlands : of lhe families followed in the Perish tar 15-80. 1953 Supplement (Item JY, Iyrent agencies would be humor- then---,Dakota: "I4x>x. , Hall, and a short program by-the Trea. Report) ...................... .. SH,S0,78 ous if the result had not been l 2Vy best  to the people grarchlldren concluded a men- .... w Isstn traie. He helped ouxltl tl ,l. D. I of 'Medora .an success to 'its bth able day, Warrants ea, #uly, a, la,w to Stoeken's ,sn., and .erced as t niverery, Celebration, and tlhiends attending te funeral $.w.30, 11)58 (Itezh B. CIerk'll Annual president for ten /ears; and his may you all ve to witnelmlm' services flom' out-of-town were ........................................ ,.8 C/t mr NOaTII .alcOa'. ) picture hnags in the Hal of more.- .: whn A. Cole-, ,St. /az-y ,Ira, S r. ,Mm-y Vmerrt, T "e tue i zrlfo, [z, calo ,rma., nosp,tal, %Villiston, N, 'D., and otrk.t  = Fame at he College of Agricul, man, 6t14. G!t Oa lwood ,' ....a. lad'  the rcy Z .,d- !w  to , Finally, according to John . , M a. al a Mrs. A. M. be ,.m lilll   Iaeakey's meolrs, when tBe 61d ?Th'dcq Dinner Imp, '. .all monem hl and  days were but "grass of :'k"Sy- ' ',.eV)'  M. A. E. Loken ,az mlt tl me, Its SehO01Fthermmm,-.aohnn gone summer",, lle pact-ed b. &f.n,ly end Mrs. Hannah, R.ingen Home, . e, of burg lhool Dis- saddle and NNdle, his spurs, and ' " Surilay:' dinner gffes a M.' e-n'aan  is eo- txet I. , his b.,drol, his Dutch oven and '" r, ral home of Mr. and Mrs. valescing at her home here at%e co,caput in the r*iekup :he' ha ,a ""'Y Tobnnn on a -,6-, in t ,._". lt Thursday lm'lbed and sworn to before me tl: th day of January, 199. fitted v,+ *'i]er bad ahd "eS, .... o ".' " ''--' h;rthday . 'lexius. Hospital ih Bismarck, ........... 0ehie-Rotmseau, Co. Supt wagon e,,nment. ,a dro,' 'v where he underwent surge.