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//;i :!ii i:i ii ii The Billings County Pioneer VOLUME XXXVIII MEDORA, BILLINGS COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 1963 Buts Win District 15 Championship, Play Mott In First Game At Regional The Beach Bucs captured the District 15 class ,B basketball champiomship title at Dickinson last Wednesday nigen, t when they defeated he Halliday Wolverines 65 to 8 in a battle right down to the wire. It was the first defeat for the Wolverines in 22 games, and one that was hard to take. especially after they had defeated t,he Bcs in regular season play. The Bucs and Halliday vill rep- resent District 15 at the lgion 4 tournament to be held in Dickin- son starting tomorrow (Thurs- day) afternoon with the Beach Bucs .meeting the Mott Cardinals in the first game at 1:00 p.m. Ashley plays Glen Ullin in the second game, and the first game Thursday night will be between Halliday and the Fort Yates In- dians followed by the Wishek vs. St. 1Yfary&apos;s game. In the district championship game the Buts started out with a 5 point lead before the Wol- verines connected and from then on the quarter was close with the Bucs keeping the ead 10 to 8 at the end Of the first stanza. The second period started out with the Bucs taking a five point lead which they held several times during the period but as the quarter closed H, alliday jump- ed into a 29 to 27 lead for the first time during the ,game. During the third ,period the lead chaned hands four times but HaHiday never took the lead by more than 2 points, hile the Bucs had the Wolverines on their backs most of the way. Again in the final quarter the Ducs took the ,lead 48-46 with six mirmtes remaining, and from then on they evea- relinquished their advantage. Two minutes to go and with a five point lead the Bucs went into a semi-stall game and the Wolverines were forced to come out and foul to regain possession of the bah and from then on the Buts forged ahead from the free throw line Fom the field the Bucs out- scored the Wolverines 23 field goals to 20 and lad 19 ree throws t 18 itav their opponents. Doug Johloh _r he Bucs had a big night"and played one of the best games of his high school career, connecting for 11 field goals and 11 free throws for 33 points to take high scoring hon- ors. Duane Heckaman and Tom Thompson for the Bucs wre in double figures with 18 and 11 respectively. I-Ialliday's little guard, Burr, netted 18 points on 8 field goats and 2 free throws while ,Bob Goetz and Miller each had 16. It was a big night for the Bucs and they proved that they could stand a press when it was applied. Their taH game was ex- ceiona,lly good and they lo'ked as i they had the desire to win. In an Upset last weekend the St. Mary's Saints defeated the Mott Cardinals in the District 16 championship fir but both these teams will be seen in action at Scott' gym this weekend. Plan to attend--give the Bucs your State High School Equiv. Exam Mar. 2 2 Examinations for the State ] High 'School Equivalency Diploma will be given at the State Teach- NDSU Rifle Students ors College, Dickinson, Room 111, Win Championship on Friday, March 22. The examinations will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, lasting Two 1963 North Dakota State until all candidates h, ave coll- junior 22 calibre rifle champion- pleted the tests. ships were won by North Dakota ANYON,E WISHING TO TAE State U,niversity students on Feb- TIE TESTS MUST BE ON HAND ruary 15, 1963. PROMPTLY AT 8:00 AM FRI- Gary Jusms of Fessenden post- DAY, MAhdi 22. ed 376xq00 to win the boys state The ests are multiple choice junior championshiP at the rifle in nature and cover comprehen- tournament held at the Fargo- i sively the field of English, social Mborhead Youth Center. I science, natural science, litera- The Army ROTC team from ture and mathematics. The fee NI)SU won team honors with for the entire examination is ten 722x00. The team, under the dollars. direction of Sta,ff Sgt. George T.[ Applicants must be 21 years of HOf, is composed of John Loucks age or older end residents of the and Odell Olson, both of Fargo, state of North Dakota. An applL Allen Thompson, Faiield, ad cant who fails to make the re- Gary Justus. The tourney attracted 109 quired scores may retake the tests only once, after a period of Shooters from the Dakotas and iwelve months has lapsed. Minnesota Steve Chase Dies, Citizens Wheat Medora Rites Sat. Com. Meet Mar. 11 Gets Africa Peace Deadline Near For Corps Assignment I 00oro Feed Grain Signup in Sentinel Butte, has recently arrived in Senegal, Arica as one, of a 29-man group serving in the U. S. Peace Corps. Lemire is a relative of several local people, t h e Paul Wehrmans, Harvey Wentlands and Ed Wentlands. I He is a graduate of the Clarkston, Wn. high school and attended Lewis-Clark Normal school in Lewiston for two years and then completed another year of college work at Washington State Uni- versity at Pullman, Wn., joining the Peace Corps last Spring. He completed rigorous training of many types to qualify. Lemire will work as a farm machinery instructor and teach Africans to run and maintain tractors and other equipment. They left New York on Feb. 1, and had three weeks of orientation in Senegal before beginning their official duties. LeDoux-Gawryluk Wed At Belfield Miss Anna May LeDoux and Local citizens will meet Men- Steven .Gadwryluk were married "Don't think it over too long,". is the word passed along to wheat and feed grain producers. Grow- ers are reminded th'a  they are interested in taking part in the 1963 feed grain and wheat stab- ilization programs that filing a.n "irtenton-'to-participate" form at the ASC County Office is a neces- sary first step, and the signup period extends only through March 22. This gives farmers only a few weeks longer in which to make up their minds about 1963 production plans. Besides the (Rversion paynents availble through participation in the wheat and feed grain pro- grams, patiepa,ing farmers also qualify for a special price-sup. port payment on the normal pro- duction of the acreage planted in 1963, and they are also eligible to put their prop under the reg- ular prie-support loans or pur- chase agreements. If the farmer wishes, a part of the diversion payment may be made in ad- vance. Interested farmers are unged to come to the offme soon and not crowd the deadline of March Steve Chase succumbed Tues- day, March 11 at 8 p.m. in the day, March 5, at Brandon, Miss., Firemens room of the Beach Le- where he had been viting a son. glen Hall to take initial steps in Mr. Chase is very well known in organizing a Citizens Wheat Corn- the Medora area, and in Golden mittee. An out of town speaker, Valley Coumy. one of the men of the recently Funeral services have been formed N. D. Citizens Wheat scheduled for Saturday, March 9, Cmmittee, will eptain the re- at 2 p.m., at the Congregational, search and infomnation program Church in Modern, with Roy. C. which has been set up to deal Lee Bdsall oficiating. Interment with the 1964 wheat program and will be in the Medora cemetery.' the coming national wheat refer- Mr. Chase was born in 1894. endum. An obituary will appear in a later edition of this newspaper. The Johnson Ftmeral Home "of Beach is in charge o arrange- ments. rescher High In ?owboy Standings Sonny Davis, Kenna, N. M., covboy, notched another victory in pursuit of 1963's world cham- pionship in calf roping, f1owing the annual Fiesta De Los Vaqueros rodeo at Tucson, Ariz. A speedy 2nd@r,, .Dvis, I 28, earned $1,124 with his lriat during the 4-day Arizona contest, heistirg his winnin'gs to $8,199, o mark an almost $2,000 lead on At this meeting members will elect committees, so it is hoped there will be a large nuraber of farmers present a the organiza tion of this nonpoRical group, The Citizens Wheat Committee wa formed in Bismarck on Feb. 15; to provide factS and irfforma. tion relative to the upcoming referendum and all other thing of inportance and interest to tl-ose who grow wheat in this state. The group consists of farmers, businessmen, professional people, editors and a retired Ag Ex:ten I sion Director for N. D., E. . Has- lerud of Fargo, who heads the group. Fred Eisenhardt, Fargo implement dealer, was named treasurer of the executive corn- in St John's Ca, tholic Church in122 Befield, 'Saturday morning, Feb 16, 1963, at 10 o'clock. The Rev. 0 Beach Ma Father ohn Kmech performed nce n the ceremony and offfcated at High Mass. :Dies In Iowa The bride was escorted to the altar by her at.her, Frank Hocker. Vord was received by the Dart to the strains of Ava Maria. She Coxes of the death of ,Ben Basham vas dressed in a floor length lace of Des Moines, Iowa, following dress with long sleeves and full skirt. She wre a silver necklace surgery, on IFebruary 13. He was the oldest son of Mr. and carried a  hear-shaped bou- and Mrs. William Basham of quet off American Beauty roses. Weep, socket, S. D. Her a.tten, dants were Doris Funeral services" were held Gawvyluk. sister of the groom, f rein W'oonsocket Methodist and Margie Dutchuk. a cousin oz ....... i'h Rev Elizabeth  nurcn, 'eoruary I, w   the gxoom. Arvella  S.A. Parvin officiating. Palbear- Hecker was flower :girl. his nearest rival in current rop- ing title standings. Jim Teacher of Sentinel Butte is now fourth m the National Chanpiortship s,tandings. The ,big man from Kenrta got away to a flying start at the ,be- 1 ginning of the season, winning l $3,1( in one whack at Denver's National Western Rodeo, in early J.antmry. Other arena action saw a form- er Cheyenne, Wyo., cowboy, Bob I ,Faker, split bareback bronc rid- ing laurels with Paul Mayb,'0l (}rinnell, Iowa. Each pocketed $766 or their efforts. ] Mayo s grab boosted him in,to runner-up spot in the rigging riding title st'andirgs behind his younger brother, Don Mayo, who leads the event with $5,395 in NUMBER 41 Lievens Rites In Oregon Feb. 26 'Requiem mass was celebrated for Mr. Edvcm'd B. Lievens of , Portland, Ore., on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 1963, a St. Rose's Roman Ctholie Ckuroh, Porthnd, with Rev. William Fa!hnlander, Super- intendent of Home On The Range For Boys, Sentinel Bue, N. D., officiating. Mr. Lievens was laid to rest in Mt. Calvary Cemetery at Portland, Ore. He passed away in Portland at the Porthaven Nursing Home on Thursday, Feb. 21, of the effects of a series of strokes, after being in failing health for ,the past two years. n spite of rapidly losing strength, he was able to be at home until bout a month before he succunbed. Edward B. Lievens was born November 9, 1886 at AIdnson, Ill., and was married to Miss Emma Van de Rostyne in 1907. They moved to the state of North Dakota in 1911, settling on a ranch in the Sentinel Butte area, where they continued to live un- til 1950. At that time they donat- ed their ranch to the ],ate Father Elwood Cassedy for a home on the range for homeless boys. The Boys Ranch has been growing . each year, and has given a whole- some start to a great many boys of all creeds and nationalities. Mr. and Mrs. Lievens moved to Portland, Ore., in 1950, and retired, although they usually spent the greter part of their summers here where they resided for 39 years. They observed their 50th or golden wedding anniver- sary in December of 1957. In addition to his widow, IVr. Lievens is survived by three of their four daughters, Mrs. Kate Bartebt of Port Orchard, Wn., I Mrs. Arthur (Theresa) Weber, Portland, Ore., and Mrs. Stanley ers were Glendon Gordon, former (Emma) Kwako of 'Biswnarck, ' d The grooms atte arts were ,__L: ......... ;* -- - N D and e,,ht randchil a,'o- Joe Dutchuk and Bennie Hocker r,cn, w , -,-,,,, ,, o - . , - , .... ' -' " Moines Guy ,Dickerson, Orville Their daughter, Mrs Lee ,(Judy) Alfred Heczer was ring Dearer -- .. '- -" ...... Gross of Portland -a---" Mrs Gawr" luk is the daughter Keuy, JCK minican, uon LApp- p ssea away _ .'2" - ';"  k He '--r ling and Merle Cron 'Burial was in August, 1962. o mr ann mrs. 'ran cKe, . - -" T'-e Lie ' ," ," ............ m the Eventide cemetery, at n vens generosity, love wno farm norm ot uemto. ne . . . _ ........ ......... If" Id , woonsocge I ann concern lot metr xelow-man en<lea mgn scnoot m u e . . . , . . .......... I Mr Basham was born m Bts- would be dimult to estimate, even is me son o ivlr ant " - ...... ........ ', marck on Sept 21 1918 His PUt one tnmg s eertam---eir mrs. Fete t.a.wryi.uK o uryDurg ..... ' . " ......... ...... h l "" ramtty morea to tWoonsocket:gooc oeeas writ never De torgot- w'nere ne gtenaeu sc oo ne , , ' .... ten . - .... __ ,wnen .re v:.s an mam He grew , _ al(] nls Drlse are now ar nomu' .. . _ _   . ..  ;.'..,,,.o l up uerean,mmeacn, l. u., ana r -..".;:" " -: ;=4 . ""A+ di'*'nn" n.d reception for 100 became a skilled linotype oper-iN. ,1.2. wneat (leanour ............... n  1 "yes ator and was employed at the guests were give by re ati  ' ...... Averages 4% Les Memos y, egtser ann Tribune and served in the Memorial Hail " " Grainm.en meeting at Bismarck last week were told that-"clean- out" material in North Dakota's 1962 hard red spring wheat hauI- ed to local elevators avers,god less than 4 per cent based on a one-year quality study. U S. Wheat standards allow a maximum of 12 per cent "clean- out" for grade No. 1, 15 .per cent for grade No. 2 and 27 per cent for grade No. 3. Attending the joint meeting were members of the Farmers Grain Dealers Association and the North Dakota State Wheat Commission. The meeting was called by President William Thorson. Ron Anderson told the grou that the survey, based on the last three years, showed that carload the last few years. He succumbed at the Iowa Methodist HospRal where he was a patient three weeks. He lived in Alton, Ill., before moving to Iowa in 1959, and served in the U. S. Navy during World War H. He was a member I of the First Methodist Church in Des Moines. Survivors include 'his wife mi.ttee. I Out of town guests i.ncluded This is a very important meet- M.r. and Mrs. Fergus Nelson of ing for farmer--remember the Mannirtg and Mr. and Mrs Nick date---onday eve, March 11. Dutchuk. Mrs rank Berth's XGI's Promote Rites In Illinois 01d-Style 4th . Frark Borth, 70, whose parents were homesteaders in this community, passed away on Eleanor, and five children at Members of the XI Drill Team riday, Feb. 22, 1963, at her home : home, Betjamin, Wilm a, LeRoy, wen}t on record a,t their last meet- in Colechester, i11. Mrs. Berth i James and Rhomia, his parents, g in Beach as being in Savor will be remembered by old lMr. and Mrs. William Basham of a real old-fashioned July 4th friends here as the former Ber-;Woonsocket, S. D., one sister, celebration here. niece Crone, who is a sister of Mrs. Ouaine Swenson, Woon- They have invited other clubs Will Crone. The latter and wielsocket three brothers. Paul, and organizations in this area to recently celebrated their 65th!Yanlon, S. D., Richard, in the join thn, to assure an outstand- wedding anniversary. The Crones armed forces and stationed on ing 0bsevance of Independence came to Golden Valley County in Okinawa, and Walter, Woon- Day, which falls on Thurday, this 1908. socket. year. The idea h, as met with ethusiastic support! Beach (65) fg tt P Johnson 11 11 4 33 Heckaman, C. 1 0 2 2 Heclmman, D. 7 4 3 18 Thomps6n 4 3 1 II Bares 0 1 5 1 Nistler 0 0 0 0 Totals 23 19 15 65 amday (58) fg ft # t Goetz, Bob 4 S 3 16 Miller 6 4 4 16 H2Mer 1 3 3 5 C, Bin 1 1 5 3 Burr S 2 3 ,18 WeLsenberger 0 0 0 0 Totals 2O 18 18 58 Score by quarters: .... Beach 11 16 17 gl--.o Halliday 8 21 13 16.--58 Kukowski Auction Saturday, Mar. 16 An ectensive line of modern farm machinery, household ,goods and many other miscellaneous items will be sold at atction at the Ray ukowski farm, ,located nine miles north on U. S. 16, six miles east and about  mile south. There will be signs marking the zxmd. The sale 'will get underway at 1 pan. Terms of the sale are cash, and clerk will be the Farmers and Merchants. Bank of Beach. lay (Fergen will be the auc- tioneer. ree coffee and refresh- menls will be available o those a%en ,dg the sale. Remember the date---Ltuday, 1arch 16. All lasons meet at the Tem@le 7:00 pan. ridy, March 8, for Masonic so,ices at 7:30 a the Johnson Chapel for Sdeve Chase. lbtic invited. winnings. Elson Rose, Lubbock, Tex., won the Tucson ,bull riding, and $1,049; Don L. Wilson, Tucson, copped sadie b r o n c ridirg, worth $759; and Joel 'Sb,lette, also of Tucson, snagged steer wrestling, worth $1,220. rBiggest sltare of the rodeo's $30,992 total payoff, however, went to Chuck Sheppard, of Prescott, A_qz., in team roping.. ,Sheppard, 43, and the event's world ohaa'rrpion baek in 1946, came out of tirement, to s.e victory and $2,127. His roping partner, Tom ,amsey, of [cNea1, Ariz., won a like amourtt. Sheppard also won fourth in calf roping, for an added $281, to become the rodeo's all-around cowboy winner as well, with $2,40. Barney Piesik's Condition Worse Barney Piesik, for many years a businessman in Beach, is in very cri, tical condRin at the Northern Pacific Hospital in Glendive. He suffered an acute heart attack there last Sunday, and is still ureter oxygen. His daughter, Ruby Kipp and son Bert spend as much time u pen. sle with him daily. His friends hope that he will surprise his doctors and every- one else by makirg a rapid re- covery. Barney entered the lq'. P. Hosi4ml on February 24. Weekend Ai Home.-- I Representative A. R. Miller and his wife Irene spertt last I eekend at their home in Beach, W , , returning to Bsmarck for the  legislature. 'Last rites were accorded Mrs. warm approval wherever add Bort'h on March 1, at the Metho- whenever it has been memion , - .... _ . _ ots cnu'rch in Coleehester, and and many local residems na,e , ...... d inermen was in me colecnester indicated their willingness m e ........ .... c metery. Mrs. tsorm was a char- their bit to put our natmnai non- ter member of the Methodist ver "with a ba "! day o rig church in Peach dumng the many Suggested for the program are -ears sh -- f'mil "" " ........ hildren's y e ann nor a y resmea a nremen s waer Ilgn, C ' ' .  ,. here. 'She is a niece of W. S. races of several types, oaseDau _ Davis, step-father of Mrs. Rube games, ireworks disphy, free Clark who lives in Beach breakfast, etc. epresentti, ves ,Her brother Carmen was em- of local organiamns, chtbs, m " . " ployed at the Golden Valley State terested indid.duals, etc., are m-tBan k here Mrs Berth worked oiled to meet with the X. I'stnf for Dr. Niece in lis dental ofices Mah 18, at 7:30 p.m. m el in Beach. Legion I-all to hep pla.n the{ Two daughters survive, Mrs. festivities. Those who wish o t Ruth McFadden and Mildred, and take a less active part may o ,-:one son, Frank, all living in Illi- nate wha, tever sum they WiSh. nois ., ,= ,h, wm o.A "4th ' "'" -- ...... ' "'" "'-- Male checls payable to the .e- "---  - ..... ,, . ._ .. u oy and several grancmnuaren. of luly Fund , care ot me e, ............ wo romers, Armur ann ar- I)rfll Team, at Beach " t men preceded her in death. Social Security Rep. r,om Grassy Buti---- In Beach March 14 i Mr. and Mrs. Gus Taehenko and daughter Shirley and Mr. Mile C. Speaker, a representa- tive of the Bismarck office of the Social Security Administra- tion will ,be at the ASC Orifice in Beach on Thursday, MarCh 14, from ,10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. ?eople lixing in Bech and the neighboring vcirdty, who may be eligible for insurtance bene- fits or who wish to make 'inquiry regarding their righ under the program, are invited to call on lim. Tachenko's mother, all of Grassy Butte, were dinner guests at the Art Underwood farm home on Saturday, VI.areh 2. A daughter of the eider Mrs. Tachenl, Mrs. Leone Quast and abara f Beach were also guests, with the group enjoying some irfovmal isiting in the a2trnoon. Has Eye Surgery-- George Oas of {Beach under- went successful eye surgery at the Deavoness Hospital in Bill- Birthday Supple-- ' ings, Mont., on :Feb. 20, when a Mrs. Elsie Klein, Beach, was cataract was removed from his the honored guest at a birthday left eye. He relnued home last supper at her dtW, bAer's home, Frictay, March 1. About eight Mrs. Adeline Nelson last Friday, years ago he had the same type IV[arch 1, celebrating Mrs. Klein's operation on his right eye. He ,birthday. Other gests included and his wife plan to go I)o Bill- Mrs. Danny NeLson and son Den- ings about March 18, so Mr. Oas' , his Per. doctors can check his condition. The Basham family lived in shipments from local elevators Beach for 13 years, leaving in contained an average of less than the early 30's. The elder Mr. 2 per cent cleanou. Bash, am was funeral director Howard Hardy, farmer Beach- here. ite, now of Garden City, Kans, vice chairman of Great'Plains Sells Ranch To Wheat, Inc., observed t h a t Mott Men This Week a00though cleanout in car]ors shi, pped by local elevators was Mr. and Mrs. Walt O. Christen- far below the maximum allowed sen of Medora were in Beach by our grain standards, U. S. Wednesday afternoon of this wheat shipments sampled by week anzi while here topped at Cea Plains Wheat upon arrival the Nes Office o order auction in Western Eurcpe and South sale bills or their sale that is America had twice as much set for tur&ay, Mach 23. cleanout as shipments f r o m Mr. arid rs. Christensen have Canada. Sh'Raents from Russia, sold the Custer Trail conch to France and Australia had even Fred Luchsiager and Marion less cleanout than the Canadian. Swindler of Mort and dhe men Grainmen also heard remarks will take possesion ,aottt April by ,Dr. Richard J. Goodman, o 1st. The ranch wi,tl be .managed Great Plains Wheats European by Mr. Ltw_ahsirger's son Lyleioffice, on Common Market wheat wh) will be welcomed to the i importing policies affecting U. S. Medora communRy. I markets. He ,has been assigned Mr. and Mrs. Christensen plan l to C_W's Rotterdam office since to move to Enumclaw, Wash.,: September to analyze various where 'they have' purchased a cleve2opments in regulations and beautiful new home and a orty policies of the Common Market. acre farm. It is located on a In our favor is the move by salmon strem'n and a big pieture European baking industries to winclow faces /lt. (Hod. It i a more mechanization and wider very pieturesque spat and we are areas of distribution which will sure the hrLstensens will enjoy require an increasing need for their new home imensely, strong blending wheat, availa)le A large circle of friends will mainly from the United States, regret tm 'learn of their ,plans, but to produce .the quality of bread,, the best wishes of he entire fhat can be mantff.actured with community accompanies them to this type of hnology. their new location. Attend Wirier Show-- Trip To Xcle--- Mr. and Mrs. Burns Abernethy, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Noyes, Me- Sentinel Bttte, traveled to Va.lley dora, accompanied .by Bill Law- Ci,ty Thured.ay, Feb. 28, where son, Beach, traveled to Glendive, they spent our days viewing Mont., Sunday, March 3, enjoying the annual Winter Show. Their dinner there, then making a trip son Bob and family left here .to Circle, Morg., where they vis- Friday, Mar. 1, also to see the d the .John untz famL1y, Winter Show, all returnirg on rmer resmens of Medora. I Sunday.