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The Pioneer VOLUME XXXVI MEDORA, BILLINGS COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA .... THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1961 NUMBER 38 Carl Carlson Succumbs Feb. 11 Carl E. Carlson, retired farmer of rural ,Beach succumbed at the Johnstone Mere. Hospital at Beach on &apos;Saturday, Feb. 11, 1961, at 7:15 p.m., of the effects of can- cer, after an illness lasting al- most two years. Mr. Carlson was a homesteader in this commun- ity in 1906. Funeral services will be con- ducted for him this Thursday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m., at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Sentinel Butte, with Rev..A.E. Loken of- ficiating. Pallbearers include Clif- ton Schaal, Allen Schaal, David Davidson, Carl Ueckert, Donald Kirtelson, and Ray Lingk. Intern- -ment will be made in the Sent- inel Butte Cemetery. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Helms Carlson, who was ill with neumonia at the time of her! usband's death, and 1 son, Ralph T. Carlson, who lives on the fam- ily farm and one grandson, Du- ane Carlson, who is serving in he U. S. ,Navy. His parents and "several sisters preceded Mr. 'Carl- Lenten Season Started Wed. qoldrry and his 2 sons, was Cour of each had 16 while Louie me subject of an interesti fen ttaisler accounted for 1l iure tory in the Nashville ha,," ] lettineer shot 43% om the eron the attractive square dancel field and Beach made 23%. ' sue aesigns and makes The last conference game for Mrs. Morn stated that her Jthe 1Juts is Friday night when i present lucrative sewing started[ they o to Killdeer to la the heil s " P y he was about 9 or 101Cowboys. :.q old. She was unusually tall SIITrINE L B EKES Sewing became almost a nec- . as there were vet,, re- OUT WIN OVER GOI,VA : avmlable in tall .... [ The Sentinels barely squeezed es then. er fame s-rea-,gtns:I out a 49-47 win in the final sec- She was married sh u, anal ends at Golva last Tuesda , Feb no  uL up Y " P nl her farm home, an hi,- I 9th, though they led Go1ra by d -----" a score of 27-17 at half time. .d Several seamstresses to ass er ,, - -. ist ,- malmg squaw dresses. j, aen sue and her famil m =a to ,N Y ov- l,,a ashvflle she and her hus- square&'" Were invited to 3.'oin a the __,.dance group there. After mes saw her costumes they Lent started this Wednesday morning, Feb. 15, with Ash Wed. services. The 40-day period, a time of spiritual preparation for Easter, will be observed with i abstinence and fasting by many. ! 'Originally Lent was a period of 40 .hours, later expanded to include 30 days of fasting, ex- cepting Sunday. It compares with the 40 days Jesus fasted in the wilderness, and is observed with many self-denials. The last seven days of 'Lent are known as ,Holy[ Week, with Good Friday two I days before Easter commemorat- ing the day that Christ was cru-,IFYE Student To cified. In Beach 'See the church notes elsewhere I son in death, crop and livestock exhibition in Cart E. Carlson was born in Fargo, John Topp, .Grace City, Sweden on May 12, 1875, and was named champion showman, accompanied his mother to the ' U. S. when *he was about 2 at the Little International Lve-, - stock Exposition at N. D. S. U., t years of age. They settled first i Saturday, ,Feb. 11. t in southern Minn. In 1906 Mr. "llhe show, patterned after Chi-I Carlson filed on a homestead,  , }ocated about 10 miles northeast' The 75th anmversary of the wemen are cordially invited to cago's internatiomd Exposition, [ of ]]each, where he continued to World day of Prayer will be eel- this prayerful service, i featured, crop and livestock judg-i live all the rest of his life. He ebrated on Friday, Feb. 17. Ser- :-:ervmes will also be held at' ing contests, a farm equipment show and an agronomy display. ! was married to Miss Helms Chris- vices will be held on Friday at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 17 at the Me- Following Topp, Harold Spick- me Hegg in July, 1910, at Me- the Belfield Lutheran Church at dora Lutheran Church. This is dora. 7:30 p.m. Leaders will be assist- a joint meeting of the Medora ler, also of Grace City, was nam-[ He and his wife observed their ed by members of the Presby- Lutheran and Congregational ed reserve grand champion. Run- golden wedding anniversary in terian church. Both men and July, 1960, with an open house ' sD T in their honor at the Trinity i Lutheran church basement, at BDC rop wo Sentinel 'Butte. Mr. Carlson serv- ,el.i Last Fri Sat ship for several years. 'tie was ." employed as a carpenter in this I omnunity in. the early days 'Friday and Saturday evenings gr'inaeellePed build several of the proved disasterous to the efforts - .vamrs in this area as of the Beach Bucs when they well_ as many barns and o'th,, dropped games to anal uucures Man--  - .....  Bowman. .- ."  r,en regret ,he l:mssing of this area Pionee . BOWMAN UPSETS BUCS Who was noted fo  .:_  . r.:iN FRIDAY GAME , tl o.evot" i Io his family and  ..... !on After trailing all the way. Bow- . LlrlCtS and f ng o this community. r[ man blasted ahead in the 4th doing.his.part well in the bull quarter to upset Beach on the .Bowman floor last Friday even- kr,,! t -- " ing. It took a strong effort for John Dee-00 the Bowman team to tighten up ay To ---- on defense and offensethey lost O.  the ball 24 times in the 1st half, Clarence and D - . by throwing it away, traveling ' onald Ballaro, , ,,,,,. owners of the !Dakota 1- -o - ........ rag. i o. m Beaoh, annou-^- , arm..rC The Bucs led 15-9 in the first[ -cu mat their annual John .De ........ and 2,3-22 in the second period. I 0  .19,a 1 n Tuesda Y wt ve Be ' ' ,_ . Y, Feb 28 ........ wman managed to tm it: ,y o good ent-;-:-:-' wm pten- up at 32 all at the third sto en  -mment or the n P I"tIre family. " . and led by l0 po' ts at one z will get u--" I time in the final quarter. The fi- Iree lunch , nfferway with a nal score was 46-38 in favor of Legion Hal -" "0... a.m., at the Rnwm, 1 anu wi .......... b u be followed! ' s a free show at th ..... High man in the game wa x neatre e IJOU , etartin, a* .... Louie Raisler with 16 followed emember the la[eaOe. 8 p'm" by DeTenancour with 11. Long ,^,,, ' ' of Bowman scored 14. Besides the three choruses, - la,,,_ _ members of the cast include: AT EAa_ E PARTY  Gerald Feldman, Jack Thompson, '- 18 clad SClaa SNOOTING STARS OUTPOINT I ott Hammond, GeRoy Zinsli, h edal} ee . Party will be BUCS 61 io 53 Judy Niece, Marla Madison, Mary eaoh Legio The Shooting Stars of ,Helting-Matejcek, Morris Carlson, David Saturday nigh, . _ n Halt er rolled over ,Beach, 61-53 in I reviled.' " lotluck"' ,reb.lunch18. ublic a Badlands Conference game last[ Stull, ,Ron Davidson, Larry oss, MI  " Saturday night at ,Hettinger. t Steve Billigmeier, Shirley .Kett- ner and Charles McArthur. Miss C. MOEN NS I ,Hettinger held the lead at the Carol Veallin is the director. FAME FOR D'$INs end of ,each quarter, tHalf-time 'score was 37-21. Carl 00oen nt,ne to00ed 23 points Art Tuttle Dies ville,Utte'Tenn.Wh iSwithnowherlivingh ...... in Nash: thru he hoop during the even- Suddenly In Utah ana an for the Stars while teammate 2 ons, and her brother,-l)r . ing . . Jim Hallen added 11. DeTenan- Golva shot only 17% the first half compared to the Sentinels' 47%. But Golva wasn't giving up and they came back strong to put the score at 2-33 at the end of the third stanza. The lead changed hands often during the last period. With but 5 seconds to go, Jim Olson made one to break a 47 all tie, giving the win to Sentinel "Butte. Jim Lowman and Bob Satre each scored 14 for Sentinel Butte while teammate Jim Olson add ed 13. Joe Schillo of Golva took high scoring honors of the game by making 20 points. J..Fischer of Golva had 10. Golva's next game is at South Heart on ,Feb. 17. I Benefit Basketball i Paul Thoemkes For Home On Range I&T t e A basketball game has been tsOte Anniversary scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 26, i at 2 p.m. i Open house was held on Sun., The game will be played in Feb. 5, 1061, at the Werner Kipp- the new gym in Eagle's Hall at ley home for Mr. and Mrs. 'Paul ,Home on the Range for Boys. i Thoemke in honor of their sin Competing in the game will ver or 25th wedding anniversary. be .Glendive Merchants and the Alma and Paul were married Beach Oilers. Admission will be 25 years ago at the Thoemke 75c and advance sale tickets may farm, where they are now living. be obtained at the Beacon Oil Rev. H. J. Trinklein performed Co. Proceeds are to benefit Home the ceremony with Mr. and Mrs. on the 'Range. Arrangements are Robert Krarner as attendants. being made to have the XGI They say the greatest change Drill Team perform during the that has taken place in the past halftime intermission of the game. 25 years was the weather. On their wedding day it was below zero with a blizzard, and on their i anniversary it was real mild sum- . mer-like weather. in this paper for the various] People in Golden Valley Co.i To this union 4 children were special ,Lenten worship services. !and surrounding area interested! born. Arlene, the eldest, is mar- 'in hearing a North Dakotan tell ried and lives in Rapid City, S. Take Ho o, his experiences in the fat'-Dak, they have two children. llOrS i away country of Lebanon will Their second child, 'Lorraine pass- OC ! St|0V have such an opportunity next ed away in Beach at the age of At St .,,. The other two, Rona'ld and . i Monday. I Reita are still at home and are i 'Gerald Puppe, of Itensel, who Three young men from 'Beach spen t 6 months last summer and attending the schools at Beach. recently won high honors at a i Hostesses at the celebration, which was well attended were i 0000i00!iiiiiii000000 : ii?iiii! iii ners-up were :David Kolding, churches. i McCanna, and Jan Peterscn, of [Beach. ! |1  In the sheep division, Peterson %) s "reretta was named grand champion. Among the division winner: 00:0000nday, Feb. 27th sweepstakes honors in the i crops show was Wade Adams of , ...... . Beach. In the college crops judg-i The Beach high scnoot t_norm ' :_ :_. ..... .... ; lllg UlVlS1On, t,eorge tlnaeorant (houps are puttingTo2t thehPerh of Beach was high individual, tte' ,u a on }ebruary g h s ?': ," 2 , " is t e on of Mr. and Mrs. La-: ;:hey[ gym. . ',Verne tiildebrant of Beach, and , ,tory of the operetta is '.i  r " : is better known as Duane. i Mary a student from Yaleanova,. tai.:es a summer trip abroad. S.he: n;----- ......... -,--r. ............ ] countr of Ma l_i 00quaa Iourney I ,;!is the little  y -i gonla and while there becomes At Beach Feb. 18 ,a country the size of Conn., lo- ] cated a!ong the eastern shore of ood frnds with the Princess of , . ' : : . , ,  , '. the Mediterranean. .. " -, . beach : / . :ha: :undtre:,t(Zii:t(et:ecahiOi,2doolrlY,aFta!ee8;t;e s'ual  cache :;ogt:mh;S;PmO2:2edlul for her educa " , :w P  " ' q :- "',tac' "'""e" o^.,. she wishes to be very democratic, })asketball tournament. The teams " ." takes a job as a waitress in Pop participating are the .B teams I Don-Shor f Home Jones' Care, the college ,hang-out.[from iBeach, Sentinel Butte, Bel-' " Gordon, a farm boy with a good I fled and the Glendive Freshmen. 00,Over Weekend voice, also works at this care, I The tourney will be a 1-day i and the two fall in love--onlyl affair s,tarting at 10 a.m., Sat. I U.S. Representative Don Short, f rence ) 1 h s ent the past weekend m Beach to be thwarted by the dif e when the Beach 'B team c as es' P -" " ,i in their social positions, and the l with the .Belfield .B squad The after coming to this state from! fact that Zinita is to be betroth- second game pits Glendive" with his duties in Washington, D. C.,i ed to the .prinoe of Olgania. How- Sentinel Butte at 11 a.m. I to address the N. D. Itouse Men.,' ever, the students and others 'In the evening contests which and to attend the Lincoln Day take matters into their hands get under way at 6:30 p.m finds activities at Bismarck. i and bring abotlt a happy - the los s o r ' g'g solu er f the me mn ames ,Short stated that there would tion. battling for 3rd and 4th place. The championship game is slated for 7:5 p.m. This game will fea- ture 'the winners of the morn- ug games. A trophy will be awarded the first place winner following the championship game. Referees are Mary Ohlhauser and 'Bob Vooge of Beach, Ken Wosepka of Golva, md David Telliever of Wibaux. The elfield B squad won the 1960 tourney, beating the Beach B squad. MUSTER DAY TO BE FEB. 0 Muster Day ceremonies will be held by ilbe 769th Trans. Co. (,It.) N..D. Nat'l Guard on Monday, 'eb. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Commun- ity 'Building in IDickinson. Me- dora's two guardsmen, t/Lt. i Mrs. Kathryn Smith, Mrs. Burns i Abernethy, Mrs. Ronald Johnston, iMrs. Donald Miller and Mrs. Werner Kippley. Their daughter, Mrs. Arthur ,Wilhelm, cut the cake which was made by Mrs. Ralph Zook. Mrs. Elmer Wang poured coffee. Mrs, Pat Plummer served punch. Reita was at the guest book. Out of town guests were: Mrs. Thoemke's parents, Mr. and Mrs. i Elmer Wang, her sister, Mrs. Pat i Plummer and husband, her broth- i er, Gee Roy, as well as her aunt ! and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. H. Stein, i all of Baker, Mont. Also present, i was her brother, Victor of Gardi- i ner, Mont. Mrs. Thoemke's broth- er, Alan and wife of Baker were also present. Pattl A. Lebo and S/Nlt. Jmes now purchasing hides and metal, Birfl invite the people of the'and paying high prices for rab' Mectora area to attend. A movie bits. See their adv. elsewhere in and free refreshments will be this edition. They plan to run served following the ceremon- an adv. from time to time, giw ies. "rag prices they are paying. Mr. and Mrs. Mickey Warner GERALD PU,I'f'!': !were down from Forsyth and fall living with and visiting fam- ilies in Lebanon, will appear at Mrs. Rose MeGinnis from Glen- the Courthouse in Beach, Men., di\\;'<.,. Mont. Feb. 20 at 8 p.m. to show slides: ................................... and tell of his experience:. Ile Mary Andreas wilt discuss govl., politics, agri-llride E. Patrickus culture, and living customs of ) be no excuse in Washington now i for not moving ahead with legis- i I lation, since most of the prelim- l inaries are over. Rep. Hjalmer Nygaard also accompanied Short to Bismarck, and took part in the 'program as did Senator Milton Young. State Rep. Adin Miller and wife also returned to their home in Beach to spend a few hours over the weekend. Still Brothers Head Firm Again The Beach Hide and Fur Co., which was operated several years by Matt Ganzer, is again under the management of its former owners, the 'Still Brothers, who are well known to Golden Val- ley '0ounty residents. They are asked where she b h and w'- oug t them, made ;;en they found out she nero, they asked her to create Some for them. They en- COUraged her to ow, Which was put on .a style very successful, o,n 1VIrs. Morn and the dance group getting licity. SOme valuable pub- t The Morns decid the Dr G "- ed to help out the a^ " OlCtsberry home after rner ''nts wife died I _ , at leas* * ast sum- and - .  zor ayear The a Just corn-- Dr. new. h-- eted erection of arrived. me there when they riends e, end greetings to e, fro-eral add that if any-  sttre ,,' COmes that way, - op and see them. Alcoholism is now claimed to be the nation's 3rd greatest health problem, exceeded only by heart disease and mental illness. AND te CUIE is SO simple! Art Tuttle, who was raised in ,Beach, succunbed at a hospital .in Tephi, Utah, last week, on Tuesday or Wednesday, according to a telephone oonversation his siter, obbe Jean Tuttle White of East tHartford, Conn., had with !Mrs. Inn Still la week. ,At %hat time Mrs..White stated that the funeral services were scheduled for at., ,Feb. 11, there. Art was the son of loy and Win- nifred Turtle, who were pioneer residents of ,Beach, and lived near the IBeach Airport, in the house later owned by the Cliff Wagners. Art was believed to be about 91 or 52 years old a the time of his death. VALLEY VARIETIES TO BE AT GOLVA MARCH 1 Valley Varieties, a good com- edy, is coming your way in the near future. Everyone is asked to reserve Sunday, March 12 for a happy, hilarious evening at the Golva Community tIall at 8 p.m. It is sponsored by the Golva PTA. NOTICE There will be a card party at the VIFrW all at Golva, Sunday, Feb. 19, at 8 p.m. Whist and pi- nochle will be played. Free hot lunch and coffee will be served. The card party is being spon- sored by the Auxiliary of the Alex Sygulla Post No. 4306 with proceeds going to remodel the VV hall. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Thoemke Mr, and Mrs. Paul Thoemke versary open house at the home are shown- at their silver anni-I of Mr. and Mrs. Werner Kippley Miss Mary Andreas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Andreas of Belfield and Earl Patriekus, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Patriekus of Wood Lake, Minn. were mar, ried in ,the ,Uelfield Lutheran church ri friday p.m. at 2:00 with Pastor- Alton Johnson offi- ciating. The bride's attendant was Mrs. 'Harry Coulter and Mr. Larry Mc- Pherson was groomsman. The bridal party, consisting of Mr. and Mrs. Earl 'PatriCkus, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Coulter and Mr. and Mrs. Larry MeBherson had dinner at the Queen City .Club in Dickinson. Mr. and Mrs. Patrickus left on 'Sunday for Wood .Lake, Minn., where they will be at home on the farm of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Patriekus. L. O. Havnvik Passes Away Mon. Word was received by our Fry- burg and Medora correspondents of the death f L. O. Havnvik on Monday evening around 7:'30 p.m. Mr. Havnvik las been ill the past year. More details will be printed next week. Two Beachites Stricken Ill Two prominent Beachites, Mrs. lrm Stone, and Mr. Ernest Fetd- mann were both taken very" ill a few days a0, and rushed to the Jhntone Mere. ,Hosp. Mrs. Sdne suffered a stroke while it the hotel she owns, the Golden Val- ley Hotel, last Saturday. She has made good strides toward 'recov- ery at this time, and is believed out of danger now. ,Ernest Feldmann had a severe heart attack at his home in *Beach this Monday, about lunch-time, and was rushed to the hospital via the Rohan ambulance. He was given medical attention, and I'put in an oxygen tent, but is much improved this Wed. He had a light heart seizure the evening before, but was feeling vnuch stronger Monday forenoon. Acts Wanted For VFW Talent Show The Vb'WV Post 4306 will spon- sor their annual talent show on Sunday evening, March 19 at the Golva Community ,Hall. There will be two age groups again this year, with prizes for the best in each group. Further informa- tion will be published later. James Kreitinger is in charge of entries and he may be contact- ed for information.