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THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 1945 BILLINEHSE COUNTY PIONEER A Continuation of "THE BADLANDS COWBOY" Established in 1883 H. B. JOHNSON. MISC? w. W. MALKOWSKL Man3991' ALICE L. LEBO, Managing Editor Ifiltered in the Post office at Medora. Bl111!sz County, North Dakota. Feb- 15. 1934, as second class matter under the Act of March 3. 1879. W Official Ne aper of the County of Billings. Slit. of North Dakota. Published every Thursday at Medora, Billings County, North Dakota. w '“h‘cflmion: $1.50 per your in advance TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO Billings County Pioneer April 23. 1920 Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Holden ac- comDanied by Mrs. Titus returned ‘0 Medora Friday afternoon after an all winter’s sojourn in the East. The former spent a pleasant winter With relatives in Oklahoma and Kansas City. The latter was in Washington, D. C., the greater pore “on or the time. Mrs. Fred Abernathy leit Friday Eriemoon for St. Paul where she will make a short visit. 3. C. Short of Mikkelson came 1’1 Monday, leaving for Billings, MOM-r on a business trip. J11d Iebo of Ranger was a busi- ness caller in town Tuesday. The Misses Geraldine Williamson, June Lawson and Pearl Gray were Showers in Dickinson on Saturday. W- R. Tester motored to Belfleid Wednesrlay accompanied by his 5134 ten Mrs. Mark Brandt and hus- band. who have been visiting here. and Mrs. J. J. Tomamichel Were shopping in.Medora Monday. Chis Rasmussen and his wife Were County Seat visitors Mon- day. 0011 Ray, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gilham. drove to Bunion Butte on Sunday. The teachers and pupils of the DQMOI‘es Cchool will give an en— t"'rtii-illlrient and dance at Tester’s hall Friday evening, April 30, pro- mds to be used to purchase a “circle. for the school. Entertain- ment to begin promptly at 8 p. m. “1131!! by Lebo Orchestra. Every- h°dy Welcome. 0- M. Cleveland, the big rancher r0111 Scoria, was seen in Fryburg “‘3 first part of the week. 3- H. Hafstrom, who has been itensuring business in the eastern part Of the state the past few days, returned home Wednesday. Wound: About April 1, six miles “nth of Fryburg near the Tom PM” car-m, one 3%x30 auto tire. Fm' Particulars inquire at the Bil- lings County Pioneer Office. V10 Neuens, Paul Van Doren, and Archic Tisor and Pheet Nesbit took 1311% dance at Sentinel Butte Saturday night. Thompson Funeral To Be Held Friday After an extented illness, Cleve °mpson, resident of Medora for 3' 10118 time, passed away at 7 “31061! Tuesday morning at the 11(“he of his mother, Mrs. Laura Thumpson. Deceased leaves to mourn his passing. his mother, Mrs. Laura PWn, and two brothers, Law- xce Thompson and Ray Thomp- da eral services will be held Fri- )? afternoon at the Town Hall Eu! Reverend John Roberts of- Bmiatlns. Burial will be made be- e the body of another brother, Willard Thompson, in the Medora 0lilrictery, The Pioneer expresses sincere amummy to the bereaved relatives. \_—________. .3 This little Greek girl, in a rag-l mg? Sweater mothers her babyl om". who is wrapped in the Mn! blanket the family owns. 0‘, “oils of innocent war victims he's“: have no decent clothes- [input on and no warm bedding. mp them by contributing your din“ tarments, shoes and bed. - o the United NatiOnail , s t chilling Collection. ' children and Mrs. ? Visitors Saturday evening, the young ‘ of town. I‘HE BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER“w 5.: ‘I‘ .5 AMEQICAN HEDGE by WOODY cowm ' - The Weelc Around MedOra I l Mr. and Mrs. Mert Buckley of Medora Saturday and Sunday. Both Mr. and Mrs. Buckley are truly old timers in western North Dakota. Mort worked for the HT Horse Ranch in 1894, and qualified for ;and merited a reputation as a icowboy and cowboy artist. Incessant rain and snow flurries are seriously hampering farming op- erations and endangering livestock in Billings County. as well as de— istroying all semblance of roads in the county district. Dr. C. A. Bush, of Beach, was a professional caller in Medora last Sunday. I Mrs. Chas. Cornell, who spent several days visiting at the John Cornell home in Medora, returned to her home Monday morning. making (the trip with her son, John. OMDR. JAMES HAILE MINI, U.S.N., already holder of a DFC, has been awarded a Navy Cross for leading a flight of carrier planes against the Japc in the Philippines. He so deployed his command that they severely damaged six major combat vessels. Despite heavy anti-aircraft fire, he made an accurate bomb~run on a battleship, scor- ing a direct hit with a lOOO-pound bomb. War Bonds helped pay for the planes and bomb: that enabled the Manila-born officer to render that foe ineEective. His home now is It Vallejo, California. FRYBURG Pvt Don Loife‘lmacher, elder son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Loffelmacher, left Monday for Camp Hood, Tex., after spending his furlough at his home north of town. Betty Rut Joubert, a student at Model Hig DSTC, gave the wel- come address at the Junior-Senior formal banquet held in the May Hall dining room last Friday eve- ning. Miss Joubert is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Joubert who live on the former Herb Sherman place. Mrs. Paul Loflelmacher and Mrs. Verne King were hostesses for the Pres. Ladies’ Aid on Thursday aft- ernoon, April 12th. Mrs. Alfred Matteson had her name added to the membership list. Announce- ment has been made of the Sunday School convention to be held at the church on May 6th. Services will begin at 3 p. in. followed by a picnic dinner with evening serv- ices. Everyone is cordially invited to bring lunch and attend these services. The Ladies' Aid will serve coflee. h ms «Mrs. Marvin Ingman was as for the Stitch and Chatter Club at her home south of town, Tues- day p. m. All members but two were present and a pleasant time was reported. Delicious refresh ments were served. Miss Edna Austin, Aunt of Mrs. L. O. Havnvik has arrived dot on extended visit at the Havnvik home. Miss Austin will be re- membered as a sister 0! the late Eva Hancock and old timers will recall she was booflieeper at the First State Bank at Fryburg. and assisted L. O. Havnvik who was then cashier. The Treble F Club of the DSTC. under the direction of Mics Ibis Schnoor, gave ,a splendid musical program at the hall Wednesday evening, consisting of group songs and solos. Mrs. M. H. Canine speech instructor presented a two- act play given ‘by three students of dramatics. The play was full of action and humor, and was fully appreciated by the audience. Th; guests were taken to the lune room at the school house where they were served ice cream and cake before their return to Dick— inson. Mrs. A. C. Seiko, principal of the local school was instrume in securing these performers. Mrs. Russell Talkington and Mrs. Emma Sohnell attended the Project Leaders Training meeting held at the Paasch home in Belfleld Sat- urday p. in. Mr. and Mrs. Coy Ceperly and Dorothy visited at the Loflelmach- er home Sunday. 1 b met at e a Study Cu myeggd gt Mrs. Carl 1:1de and a vocabulary test was given by Mrs. Indegaard, and Mrs. C. E. Geesaman gave an interesting book review nda . M‘Mr. an Mrs. Russell Logan and Doris 511mm were Beifleld shoppers Saturday Joubert and Betty were Belfield people attended the show. Virginia King, who teaches 9.: Terry, Mont, spent the week orig)1 at the home of her parents. no A number of friends and rela- tives were present a; a dinner ven, last Sun ay p. ., 5; Pvt William Urban who has heft: spending his furlough with his mas and family. Private Urban been in training at Camp Hood, U. S. Trtmry Dcpartnmu GORHAM Little Donna Getahmann has been on the sick list the past week. All hope for a speedy re- covery for Donna. Dale and Bruce Northrop and Babe Egly, Be’lfield, were week end guests at the John Egly home. Ray Hatley spent two days in Medora the past week. Mrs. E. W. Telford,- who spent the past month at her daughter’s home in ‘Belfleld, returned home Tuesday. Julia Ewoniuk and Eleanor John- son had a joint school picnic Sat- urday for their pupils at the for- mer Chas. Polensky place in the Badlands. Several visitors were also present to enjoy the delicious dili- ner. games, sports, and bonfire with wiener roast. Mr. and Mrs. Gus Meschke spent Tuesday P. M. with Zach Johnson. Enroqu home they called at the John Chruszch and Wallace Osad chuk homes. I Julia Ewanluk and pupils of Pioneer No. III spent last Tuesday visiting Eleanor Johnson and pupils of Whitetail School. Bertram and Eleanor Johnson were callers Friday evening at John Eglys. V Emil Hanluk enjoyed dinner with Zach Johnson Tuesday evening. Zach, who was here on a 30-day sick leave, returned Thursday, to Waltham Regional Hospital, Boston, Mass. Several from here attended the party (or Pvt. Ward Northrop in Beifield. Sunday evening. Ward! lit a part of his furlough here with his Dad and friends. Mr. and Mrs. John Egly were Belfleld business visitors Friday. Emil Haniuk took care of the’ chores at Johnsons, last week! while Loering was at Ft. Snelling. Congratulations are in order for Mr. and Mrs. Ben Yourk who are the proud parents of twin girls, born Friday, April 20. Ben is in the army overseas. 1 Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Annear'were Dickinson and Belfleld business vis- itors Thurs”?- Field operations 1““ the past week. It is very late but cod 1 iks are hoping tor a. spell of g :eather so crops can hurriedly be put in- l BELFIELD ' A meeting of Project leaders for Homemakers Clubs of Billings County was held at the home or Mrs. H. H. Paasch on Saturday. Project Leaders from the Home- makers Clu’os all over the County attended. The meeting was in charge of the Demonstration Lead~ er from the Agricultural College and the topic discussed was food. Pvt. Ward Northrop left Monday for Fort Meade, Md, after spending his furlough here. A party was given in his honor Sunday evening at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Northrop. Mrs. Kate Pelissier had a sale of her household goods here Saturday. Mrs. Pellssier is a pioneer resident at Belfleld and has also lived in Billings County near Medora before movng to Belfleld. She had pro. viously sold her home here and will now live in Dickinson. Corporal George Klym, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Klym, Gorham, arrived in Belfleld last week from Valley Forge General Hospital, Pennsylvania. We all remember Corporal Klym for his heroic action on New Guinea, last August. This is his first furlough in three years, A nurse came with him and will stay with him until he returns to the hosptal. S-Sgt. John Gregory, Fairfield ar- rived home on a iurlough this week from the Pacific war area. and Mrs." Melrord Vanvig, from Medom, were business visitors in Beliield on Monday. Bill McCarty and John Reilly Medora, were visitors and shoppers in our city this week. Superintendent Ann M. Brown visited schools in the south end of the county last Thursday. Mrs. E. K. \Rusth and daughter, Tina Paasch and granddaughter, Karen Paasch, visited Marge Pierce at Wibaux, Mont, Friday oi last week. They returned that evening, and Mrs. Paasch returned to Wi- baux Sunday evening where she will substitute for Miss Pierce for three weeks teaching in the Wibaux school. Miss Pierce has been called to her home in Wolcottville, Ind, by the serious illness of her father. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Anderson, and son, Allen, and Conrad Zeiger drove to Dickinson Monday on a shopping trip and where Allen submitted to an examination by Dr. Fortin who was in attendance at a health clinic there. Miss Harriet Rut, who has com- pleted a successful term of school as teacher, north of Belfleld, is spending an extended vacation at the Richard Anderson home here. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Thompson of Thompson Falls, Mont., arrived in Medora Tuesday eVening, called here by the death of Mt. Thomp- son’s brother, Cleve Thompson. F. A. Shipman of Watiord City transacted business in Medora last Saturday and Sunday. and visit- ed at the W. J. Ray home. Mr. R. Knudtson of Glendive, a brother of E. K. Rusth. visited Mr. Rusth last Monday night. Marie Slaughter, Inez Ru! and Clarice Anderson, all of Belfleld, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Dick Anderson last Sunday. Peggy Anderson and Harriet Rut took in the show in Befield last Sunday and also attended a party for Ward Northrop. Margaret Trotter visited Belfield Thursday, and Beach on Friday of llast week in the course of her work with the Farm Security l Administration. Miss Winifred Schultz, local N. P agent, went to Beach on No. 3 Tuesday for a permanent. Jim Nichols who is employed at the State hospital in Jamestown, arrived on Thursday of last week to attend the funeral of his broth— er, N. D. Nichols. He returned to Jamesan last Saturday. Little Barbara Cornell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Cornell, has been quite ill with stomach flu, is much improved. Mrs. W. A. Mallory, Mrs. E. K. Rusth, Phyllis Gray and Helen Arn— old enjoyed a shopping holiday in Dickinson on Thursday of last week What might have been a very serious prairie fire at a point a- bout 7 miles west of Medora and Just north of highway No. 10, was nipped in the bud by prompt and efficient action of the Soil Conser- vation Fire Department aided by a substantial number of the Medcra Boy Scouts, and other local men. The Scouts exhibited numbers of blisters on their hands as proof at their participation in fighting the fire, and are entitled to much credit for their good work. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Madzo were in town Sunday and Mmday, ex- pecting to meet their son, Charles, who was expected to arrive here on a furlough from duty in Germ- any, but Were disappointed by his not arriving. They received a wire from him in New York, saying that he was on his way home, but he has not reported here as yet. Word was received here by Mrs. Lawson, Mrs. Lawrence and Mrs. McCarty, that their nephew, Sgt. George Molitor, gunner on a bomb- er, is missing in action over Italy. Mrs. Hazeltine, of Mandan, mother of Mrs. Chas. Uniback, and who has been visiting here for some time, returned to her home Tuesday on No. 4. J. J. Eaton, local postmaster. left last Sunday for his father's home in Iowa. On his return he expects to visit the Mayo Clinic at Rochester, Minn, for treatments. Stat! Sergeant Lillian Glass who has been stationed at Detroit, Mich. has been transferred to Fort Sher- idan, 111., according to word receiv— ed by her mother, Mrs. E. J. Van Doren. Mr. and Mrs. John Cornell and baby daughter. Barbara, and Mrs. Charles Cornell drove to Beach on Friday of last week to consult Dr. Bush regarding the health of little Barbara. ‘ L. M. Barnhart and Aud Nunn were transacting business in Dick- inson Tuesday, returning on No. 3 that afternoon. Mrs. Sid Murray and Mrs. ELaie Trotter Went to Glendive for a visit last Saturday, leaving Grand- ma Trotter to care for the child- ren during their absence. Florence Umback has been ab- sent from school for a few days, suffering from an attack of flu, but is improving at this writing. An informal meeting on! the Chamber of Commerce was held 'last Saturday evening to receive the report of H. H. Hafstrom who was the delegate sent to Fargo to meet with Lynn U. Stambaugh with reference to presenting the request of Medora to be considered as a site for the new Veteran’s Hos- pital. The secretary was instructed to submit further data to Mr. Stam’baug‘h to be used in present- ing the proposal. Mrs. W. A. Mallory entertained the Contract Bridge Club Tuesday evening. High prize was carried of! by Mrs. Van Doren, with Mrs. Ras- mussen second and Mrs. Lawson low. Late plowing threatens to de- stroy many nests of game birds in this part of the state. Watch for them and avoid plowing them under, if possible. Mr. A. E. Boicourt and Mrs. Lodema Myers were Bismarck vis- itors Thursday of last week. Miss Marjorie Bowen who is em- ployed by the Soil Conservation Service at Dickinson, was a visitor at her parental home in Medora last Saturday and Sunday. County chairman, J. F. Tester, attended a bond meeting at Dick-r inson last Friday. Mrs. J. J. Eaton was a passenger on the trip. The Senior Bridge Club met with Mrs. C. II. Umback Thursday eve- ning of last week. Last week, movers from Dickin— son exhibited their speed and skill in their profession. They moved the Standard Oil building from its site near the High Grade Mine to the Sub-marginal yard, then moved the box car from the east switch at Medora to the Eaton farm south of town, and then climaxed the day’s work by moving the Steve Hlebichuk house to Dick- inson. . Mrs. J. E. Harding visited a few hours in Glendive, Mont, last Mon- day. ‘ E. M. Otto, south country ranch- er, is in town to attend the fun- eral of Cleve Thompson. Mr. Otto’s daughter is the wife of Ray Thompson, brother of the deceased. 100T}! BIRTHDAY James R. Jones, Confederate sol- dier, celebrated his 100th birthday at a huge party in Atlanta re- Gently. UNITED STATES. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, General Land Office, District Land Office. Bis- marck. North Dakota, serial 024883. Notice is hereby given that ur- suant to the leasing act of ob mary 25. 1920 (41 Stat. 437). and the regulations thereunder approved April 1. 1920 (43 CFR, part 193). the Secretary of the Interior, in connection with the application of Everette 8c Kelso. has authorized the offer by public auction after due publication of the SEE/4 sec. 28, '1‘. 140 N.. R. 102 W., 5th P. M., North Dakota. for coal lease at a royalty rate of 15 cents per ton. mine run. W. J. RAY Attorney-u-Luw PRACTICE IN ALL COUR'IB Medora, N. Dak. PAGE FIVE a minimum investment oi: $5,000 dur- ing the first three years of the lease. and a minimum production of. 1200 tons per year, commencing With the fourth lease year, and otherwise substantially in accordance With the form set out in the regu- lations (43 CFR 193.16). The lease. if issued, will contain a provision that the lessee shall not discrimin- ate against any employee or appli- cant ior employment because of race, creed, color or national origin. and shall require an identical pro- Vision to be included in all sub—con- tracts. The oi'fer of the land for lease will be made in this office- on the terms specified the qualified above to~ bidder offering the highest bonus. not less than $1.00- per acre on the lst do of M3 1945. at Home A. M. An}; and all persons having adverse or conflict-‘1 ing claims to the land listed or any part thereof, are hereby. noti- fied that they should file on or be‘ fore May 1, 1945. their protest or objection against the granting of a lease therefor; otherwise, such claim. {will be disregarded in granting a. ease. BELLE D. BYRNE Register. lst pub. Mar 29th 9 Last pub. A ril 26th (3: ; 4: 5-12—19-26) NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE is HEREBY GIVEN. That pursuant to an order dated the 711). day of April, 1945, made by the Hon. Fred Jansonius, Judge of the District. Court of the Fourth Judicial District. presiding in the matter of the re- ceivership o! Stockmens state Bank of Medora. Medora, North Dakota. pursuant to law and the order oi! the Supreme Court, the undersign- ed Federal Deposit Insurance Cor- goration, Receiver of Stockmens State ank of Medora. Medora, North Dakota, will sell and offer for sale» at the front door of the Court House in Medora.t Billings County. North Dakota, at: the hour of 10 o'clock A. M. (official North Da- kota time) on the 14th day of May. 1945, the remaining unliquidated and uncollected assets of the said Stock- mens State Bank. of Medora, Me- dora, North Dakota. in receivership; a description and a list of the assets to be sold and offered for, sale is on file in the office of the Clerk of the District Court of Burleigh County, North Dakota, and may also be inspected and examined at the office of A. J. Biewer, Liquidator for Federal Deposit Iii—- surance Corporation, Receiver of. Stockrnens State Bank of Medora, Medora, North Dakota. at Minot. North Dakota. The terms and conditions of said sale prescribed by the order of said Court are as follows: Said sale will be made at public auc- tion for cash; the Receiver re— serves the right to reject any and all bids: all successful bidders shall be required to give their full names and addresses at the time of sale and to disclose whether they are bidding in their own capacity or as agent and if so, the name of their rincipal; a deposit of not less an 25% of the amount of all bids must be made at the time of sale; all deposits and final settlements shall be made in cash or by certified check drawn to the order of FEDERAL DEPOSIT“ INSURANCE CORPORATION. Re» ceiver of Stockmens State Bank of Medora, Medora, North Dakota. The Receiver makes no representation or warranties of any kind with re- spect to any of the items or collat- eral which are offered for sale and all property sold will be sold without warranty, express. implied or statutory; all sales shall be made subject to confirmation by the Court having jurisdiction of said receiver- ahi ; on confirmation of sale proper ins ruments of conveyance covering any item sold and any collateral bed as security for any item sold will be executed to the purchaser in exchange for the’balance of the purchase price; if the sale is not confirmed by the aforesaid Court. the deposit taken \shall be return- ed by the receiver to the purchas— er without interest; if the purchaser failes to consummate the sale within five days after he is notified by reg- istered mail by the receiver that sale has been confirmed. the re. ceiver shall have the right to re- sell the asset or assets at any public or private sale without notice to the defaulting purchaser. and the deficiency if any and charges attend- ant to resale if any shall be charg- ed to the defaulting purchaser; the record of sales kept by the Be- ceiver shall be taken as final in case of any) dispute; the sale of assets shall e conducted as follows:. (1) Each item shall be offered, separately. then (2) As a class; then (3) In bulk. At the com lotion or the biddin a‘w nalysis will made of the va ous types of bids which have been re- ceived and the bid most favorable to the receivership will be the one recommended to the Court for ape a]; no assi merits of bids will e recognized y the Receiver and” assets will be transferred and as— signed only to the successful bidder or bidders. All bids made at said’ sale shall be subject to the fore. going conditions. NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN That ' until the actual completion of the sale of which notice is hereby given. said receiver has been auth- orized to collect in whole or in part, com romise. sell or otherwise- dis ass 0 any one or more assets an properties, in which event any such assets or properties so collects ed. compromised. sold or otherwise» disposed or will be withdrawn in whole or in part as required by the circumstances from said sale: that a final list of the assets which will be offered for sale will be made available for examination of all bids delrs at the time and place of said sae. Dated this 13th day of A ril. 1945. FEDERAL DEPOSITD INSUR- ANCE CORPORATION, gecnekiver {of lStackrnens State a o e ora, Medor . North Dakota 3 E? A. J. Biewer. quidator (April 19-28) Bob NeWcomb used to be the best fly caster in the county. Never missed a Saturday at. Se- ward’s Creek But come the war, and Bob’s son going off in uni- form, he just lost interest in things like fishing. But the other day Bob got a letter from the South Pacific . . . kind of a homesick letter: “I’m thinking of you. Dad. fish- ing in Seward’s Creek; cooking trout over an open fire; and keeping the beer cool in the stream. Keep an extra bottle cool for me.” From where I sit 5; Joe Marsh Dick Newccmb Goes Fishing by Proxy" So Bob spent his next day cfl‘ exactly as Dick dreamed of his doing—fished Seward’s Creek again, and cooked the trout, and kept the beer cool in the stream. And you knew he was doing it; for Dielt. From where I sit. it’s what the men overseas would have us do -—kcep alive the little customs. the small pleasure. they re. membcr~keep them alive till they come home to share them. new No. 114 ofa Senec' ‘ — W. 1945,- Umasom 3mm Foundation"