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THURSDAY, MAY 10, 1945 rilE BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER The Seventh War Loan starts: Monday, May 14th. Americans are1 The Week Around Medora taking on their biggest quota to date~7 billion dollars, 4 billions Mrs. Emil Strand was hostess for in E Bonds alone. People of Gold- the Stitch and Chatter Club mere- Mrs. Petie Meyers spent Tues- Mrs. Walter Runestrand, who en Valley County are being asked bers at her home in Dickinson day in Dickinson, shopping and at- has been visiting her husband, Lt. to purchase $256,000 in bonds--- I Tuesday p. m.' Mrs. C. E. Adams, tending to other business, walter ~unes~rana, remrnea home $152,000 in individual or series E]Mrs. Doris Shrum, Elizabeth En- -- has been Friday of last week after an ex- W A Mallory wnu " "- -- "t" - of sl--al tended visit with him. Bonds. I glehartson, Mrs L. 0. Havnvik and holding aown me pore 1on ~LL With the war in Europe over, ]Mrs. Emma Schnell went down on - ~ 1,~ ~. 1~, gundav for D.L. Ray had the misfortune to you may be wondering, "Why .bhislthe train, returning by bus in the maln~a~,~*, . "t" '--" "==,~"rs blow out a front tire on his Ford- ~lggest of all individual quotas/evening. The other members went his newwentP St Otto *~erry,Terry ~ -n~'-~*O~aunttay ~ son last week and last Monday he [ Mallory - "- --Ill journeyed in vain to Dickinson ~ow? Haven't we already reached [down by car. A delicious dinne~ look over the new home she w the peak?" [was served at 1 o'clock and lunc f* r school closes hereto purchase a new one. He had al- The Money Is Needed for War /In .the evenlng so alLPh~i~i; [occupy a ~e : ready tried to get one in Beffield I Walter Wolf and his morner, ,but he seems to be destined to ~rm~ ~.~a~tl~ ~ nf ~.Tanan~. has ~tust|P r~u a nne ~nne, oo~ t ~]Ethel W~lf,sh:plpp~g ~dD::k~Yo f" experience considerable delay In begun. It must ,be .backed up, paid[and otherwise. The next mee lag for, fought for, fought for by atwill be with Mrs. Alired Matteson I la~ w P . ~ getting in his crop. free people, Intent "on sweeping the] n Tuesday, May 15. If ll~winatgrb:~to h TeW:~r. retUrnmet at highBillyschool,Ols n'wentStudentto Beachin the Ttles-l cal Pacific clear of hate--forever. [, Reid and Roswell Loffelmacher t The Senior Bridge Club day to consult Dr. Bush ~bout a! The war wi~h Japan will be big-/visited at the Verne King home Mrs. Van Doren s last Tnursaay mouth infection. ger, tougher, and longer than most/last ,Sunday and Mr. and ,Mrs. evening. Prizes of defense stamps Mrs-Ray Paasch, who has' been! Americans expect. The Allied Mll-/Har ld Talkington and sons calledwere won by Mrs. Mallory wilt substituting for Marge Pierce in l ltary Command has estimated that ]during the evening, h2h score and Ellen Osteruou the Wibaux school, returned to her it will take years, not months. ~ ~r. and Mrs. Russell Talkington home here suffering from a strop- The destruction of Japan's armies/and family were guests at the L. Mrs. Bernie peilssler arrived on tococcic sore throat. Her school has not yet reached the annual] O. Havnvlk home last Sunday. Tuesday for ~ visit ~lon~l~t~:laRtie:~S~ ends this week so she probably will rate of normal replacements--he-] Quite a bit of 'excitement was tween 200,000 and 250,000 men a]in evidence when the straw and She was a passenger o not return to Wibaux. year. And the Jap, a~ our men ]roof of the Havnvik ice house was }Transit State to the Tetly ranch, D.L. Ray aria Bill Lawson were in the Pacific know, fights to[set on fire accidently last Friday~fr m where she went to her fa- shopping for machinery repairs in death. [ evening. A strong wind was blow- Belfield last Saturday. Wednesday of last week, the I~- As far as Japan ls concerned, ing from the Southeast, but had Mores boy's softball team met the Fryburg school team on the local the outer Empire---and the men it been from the Northwest, the Who defend it--are expendables, result might ha:~ be~L:ntl~la~Y diamond and went down to a 49 The Jap will fight the battle of amerenL, r~o .ur . ~gq ~ to 20 defeat ~t the hands of the , ~, "~- "h^ inner Em ,aerie, aria as ~ne tire ~a~u tn~s Fryburg team. In the early innings Dire, of which Iwo Jima was an a short tnne, the ice is still - Medora made a good showing, but outpost. And Iwo Jima, accord-[tact. . f later went .to pieces. The Fryburg ing to Admiral Nimitz, was a pat- Gordon Helllckson, elaeS~ son o team played good, consistent ball tern of the resistance our forces Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Hellickson, and when Medora meets them at may expect to meet in future of- who spent the past three monet,s Fryburg next Thursday, we look fensives, at a mechanic school in Fargo, has for a tough game. PAGE FTV BELFIELD here BILLIN C0{JI Pot. Carl Maslowski arrived this week from a hospital in Colo. Pot. Maslowski was wounded during the invasion of France and has re- ceived treatment in several hos- plt~is since his return to the states. Pot. Maslowski is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Maslowski, who live PIONEER A Continuation of "THE ]BADLANDS COWBO~ " Established in 1883 H. H. JOHNSON, Manager W. W, M2~ILKOWSKI, Manage]r north of Gorham. ALICE L. LEBO, Managing Edit~"~ Mr. and Mrs. Hilmer Krogh, "~ -- +~, ,~ Entered in the Post Office at Medora nu;t ter= ~.ornV-to~,t~em ~ ,o ~ Sillings co.nty, N:~rth Dakota, Fe~ g a~ ~g. ruary 15, 1934, as ,second class ma~ Jo -hS h^~*'i*^' w~ ~ under the Act of March 3 1879 day last week. Official Newspaper of the County of This ~eek being Easter Holy ~illings, State of North Dakota. ~*r^~t. #^. .~. vvt ~ ~^ .^ vublisnea every Thursday at Medor ' llngS ~ounty, *~orLl IJaKota. have had many v~sltors and shop- pets in our city, Friday and ~tt-Sub~ripflon:$1.S0 per year in adv~~ rday UMr." and Mrs. Ed Schmeling and TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO family were visitors at the Marks Billings County Pioneer Gresz home in t~he Snow neighbor- May ~, 1920 hood on Sunday. I MrM. r. and Mrs. Vernon Fritz end[ The Rough Riders Hotel, owned .~ . and Mrs. Bertram Johnson, of[and operated by ,Fred Abernathy, ~,ornam were Sunday callers at bhe ] changed hands last Saturday, M~y Win. Glade home. I1, Frank Fenske and C. A. Moo~e T-Sgt. Robert WIellard andI wife ] taking potmosston. These young arrived here from ~VIInneapoRs on lpeople are no strangers In this lo- Monday. Mrs. Mellard is the form-lcality and we bespeak for them a er Helen Kaffski, daughter of Mr. [splendid success In their new un- and Mrs. Pete Kanski of Snow.ldertaking and Lare in hope they Sgt. Mellard recently returned to] will put the hotel back on the the U. S. after seeing action ln~ma~. the African, Sicilian, Italian, French ] Mrs. Pat Conway. spent the week and German campaigns. ~ end at home from school duties in Mr. and Mrs. Frank Haag, Fair-[the Harmon district. A Miss Re- field, Were Belfield and ~)ickinsonJberts accompanied her. visitors on Monday. L [ Mrs. T. A. Davis was a shopper Among the Snow community res-l in Dickinson between trains on~ ldents on our streets Monday, we I Thursday. noticed Mr. and Mrs. John Shkur-[ Mr. and Mrs. N. D. NtchoIs are~ upeyew and the Pete Kanskl faro-|nicely serried in their new home fly. ]which has just recently been corn- Mr. and Mrs. Jack O'Brien, l~ir-]pleted, having moved in on Tues- field, recently received an announce ]day. meat of the birth of a daughter, [ John Tester returned WednesdaF Sharon ~ose, to their son and[from north of Belfield Where he wife, Mr and Mrs. Don O'Brien ]had spent the past week. of Huntington Park, Calif. ~ / Gem R. Osterhout was a bust- Mrs. August Glade returned tness caller in the Queen City on home Sunday from a visit with her|Wednesday. d.aughter and family, Mrs. Walter[ Mrs. Frank Gllham was a pass- Olson, Medera. |eager to Dickinson on Thursday. New Tasks, New Needs returned and is helping his father with spring work. wen~ to Glendlve via auto for a Scout Field Executive, Ralph C. Anton Maul who has been in the Sheriff Will returned Tuesday Ehli of Dickinson, was in town on Army for some time is spending afternoon from Arkansas whither The single greatest obstacle tol~ank Heiser is helpingEarl visit with Mr. and Mrs. Max Steele Wednesday afternoon assisting his furlough here with his, sisters, he had gone to help ,bring home our crushing Japan is distance, last Friday. Joubert with springs work. Scoutmaster Paul Lebo, in renew- ~Irs. Sohley Schuhrke, Mrs. Martin W, H. Hardy. While in the battle of Europe our O.F. Talldngton was a Medora Mrs. Lizzie Roberts of Dickinson ing the charter for the local troop. Krogh and other relatives and T. G, Ecklund who was nereid- ships from our bases in England had only an overnight run to make, visitor on Monday. Mrs. Talking- visited at the home of Mrs. N. D. NichoLs Wednesday of last week. W.J. Ray and family took in firends. Mr. Maul formerly resided ated at the farmers convention ~hips in the Pacific have long- ton visited at the Hafstrom home. Coimty Commissioner A. E. Boil- the cattle sale at DickinsOn last in the Snow vicinity, but has lived for Sheriff, has his announcement leach round trips taking up to five Word has been received that in the West for several years, in this issue. Mr. Eeklund is well Pvt. Aaron ~headle, son of Mr. court transacted business in Be- Monday. Joan Lebo spent last week end . known throughout Billings County months to make. and Mrs. Ben Cheadle of Sauk feld ,Monday. v~slting with Arlene Ray at her NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE having lived in these parts since To crush Japan. will take' time, Center, Minn who visited relatives Mr. and Mrs. Walter Neuens and heroic and backbreaking effort, In this vicinity last AtIgust was fam41y, KolbJorn Bye and David home in the country. NOTICE IS HE---E-R~Y GIVEN that, childhood and a very heavy vote overpowering equipment. Millions killed in action in Germany on Lindblad were among the north Mrs. E. K. Rusth and daughter, pursuant to an Order of John G. is predicted for him by his many, Tena, and granddaughter Karen, Proffer. Supervising Conciliation Corn- friends. of fighting men--freshly outfitted river folks seen in our city Tuesday left for ~elfield Wednesday for a missioner for the State of North and equipped--will have to be April 16th. Mrs. C. E. Geesaman was hostess afternoon. TheY report a splendid Dakota, acting as Referee. dated F ~ Peck and Bob Bullamore of moved from Europe halfway around for the Study Club Wednesday mad leading north of Medora, as visit at Belfield May 9th, 1945, the undersigned, H'ISully Springs motored to Medora the globe; and supplied day-in, p.m. Roll Call was answered with a result of the efficient work of In a game of 'on again, off a- E. Shearn, Trustee of the Estate of Peter Duletsky, a bankrupt, will Friday to attend the convention. gain, Finnegan," a ~ir. Mason bid "sell the follo~ving described real Mr. and Mrs. Frank McCullough day-out by hundreds of new ships short biographies of famous women, Bill Sylvester and Gone Gunkel. in at Medora to replace Mr. Mal- estate situate in Billings County, nOW building, two of whom reported on Virginia Harold Dlttus, who recently ac- lory as signal maintainer. Within North Dakota. to-wit: of Fryburg were in Medora Fri- More of everything will be need- Gildersleeve, the only woman dele- quired the Medora Garage from a couole of daw Mr Muse'- ui'~ tiThe Nor th Half ~N~,~) of Sec- day evening to take in the enter- ed. More B-29's. .More tanks, half- ~ x . L ~ ~U V" ~we~ve t~]. ~ownsnlp ~ne . gates to the San Francisco Peace Billings County reports that lab is out of here and h~ain took his old Hundred Thirty-nine (139) North talnment, returning home Sa%ur- tracks, .jeeps and trucks. More Conference from the U. S. Mrs. on the job and ready to give ~, Range One Hundred (100) West~ i day morning rockets, mortars, airborne radar.Joe Fritz gave an interesting paper prompt car repair service. He has ]o~ a~ ~mnalve whence ne naal of the Fifth Principal Meridian I x~r~.o wo,~.:~ ,~, ~c~ ~ ~ ~ A.~. just *bid out. (at public auction for cash to the I ~ -.~. ,~ ~-*~.~ ~.a.**~ u,~w~ And Lest We Forget on "Women s part in World War rented the house formerly occupied t highest bidder free and clear of to help the Lebo orchestra furn- The sick, wounded ,and disabledII". by the John Cornel| family and is ]~l~hlle~yandf e~%t~,bral~s, O~ ~helish music for the enterbainment, Will require medical attention and Memorial Services were held in moving his family and household ELECTRIC GENERATORS hour of 10'00 o'clock in 'the fore-treturning home Saturday morn- goods in. ~'IT,~RLE ~'~-- ~'n*'~" I noon, Mountain War Time, at the [ing Care. Many milions of dollars will the Presbyterian Church Sunday Lieut. Bob and Mrs. Stoebe, at- ~ x~ x~v~ front door of the Court House tat " Lthe Town of Medora, in the Court-}~ be required for musterlng-out pay a. m. at 11 o'clock with Rev. rived home for a visit with Mrs.Hexes a chance for farmers to ty ~f Billings and State of North ]~OR SALFr--~ yearling Purebred Dakota subject to confirmation byI Hereford Bulls Will %ell reason and benefits voted by congress to Atkinson officiating, for RM 3-c Stoebe's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. aaa electric power ~o me,r ~arms the said "u" r i i J " " Jack Barrow, who w~ killed in F. Reilly, Wednesday :afternoon. The Reconstruction l~inance Corp-IiCommissioner~ Pa~i~:Sgn~as ~ ~r~ea:U n I able. Leo A. Kremers, Oolva- help our veterans get started again t Date~ t}ns Sth da~" "of May 1945 32 2t * in civilian life. That s the least action while on duty with the Mr. and Mrs A. J. Anderson oration will sell 3,000 surplus M-5! 'H E ~'~.~ ~. * ' "r - P n i . . ~ ~r~r~ we can do in return for what Navy Task Force in the South were shopping for plumber's sup- army gasoline-e g he-driven elec; TruStee in Bankruptcy [ ~ they've done for us. . Pacific. Jack, the youngest of four Let all Americans do their part-- boys serving in the Navy, is the plies to finish their kitchen and tric generators located at Anniston, i ~r. t):e Estate of "Peter,| bathroom last Monday at Beach. Alabama and Sidney, Nebraska on}j. W STURG~I~~sKy,['i~l~l~ A ~ll~]~l"~LT~'1~ | for their own sake, for their teen- son of Mr. and Mrs. Thee. Barrow, With one eye on the dwindling and after May 14. These sets are Attorney t'or Trustee [| ll|l PllltlDlllJ J try's, and was born in Belfleld in Novem suitable for use as iarm electric I' ~3icKinson(MayNOrth10.17.24.31)Dakota I I" for ! the weather, residents of Medora power proms ana prices range xrom t ~ore a County Chairman Guy Cox an-]ber, 1923. Besides his parents, he coal supply and the other upon Orville Olsonson ~f "'r I I ~ no aching ~ee~--~eurrta-I~ nounced today that the township[leaves his three brothers, Stanley, are trying to plant Victory gardens $480 new ~o Sv~a, aepenumg on " " nUllt m and city quotas have been set as l'l%M2-c, in the South Pacific; Win. and save the lives of baby chicks condition. Each generator .can pro- rs. Bernt Olson returned Sat-I| tr~,bl,* -,~,~ ,~e- h,~, ,~,~ | follows: ]Barrow, RM l-c, in New Zealand duce 3000 watts A. C. at the same urday from Fort Shelling where hell orders.~ "I and Thee. Barrow, S ~c, who ~II~ during the recent cold and windy volta e' as that furnished b- most received kis pro-induction examina- I " | NOTICE TO DAIRY PRODUCERS been stationed at Great Lakes, I weather. We are doing our best to g Y --^- ' /l "mere snoum ve no aount mat u be patriotic, companies. Larger or smaller sets ~,u~. I I nrnrnnt tr~9~pn*c ]~ ~. +~o,~ | and recently returned from the t from other RFC '" "--"'~" Applications are Still being taken Hawaiian Islands. Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Brown and may .De ~ougn. /| neglect. | listings. ~,uronases ot mm and I I [1 l at the AAA Office for dairy ~sub- Mr. and Mrs. Roland Eslick and ,Mr and Mrs. Harry Roberts drove other surplus materials may be I w.J. |lAY I-lIPX Kfi I sidy payments covering Jan Feb daughters of Hebron, and Mrs. to ~elfield" last Saturday and March dairy sales. However, Glen Perry of Montana were in Among those from Medora and made by placing orders with the I Attorney-at-Law [[| Olll~ ]llq~ k.~ | all applications must be signed attendance at the service and spent vicinity who shopped and trans- RFC Regional Disposal Office, Me-t| Ill ww I -- . 1 and in the office on or before May the day at the Barrow home. acted in Dicki on ~t ealth berv]ce 31, 1945. The rates of payment for A large number of delegates from ~turday were W. G. Franklin and Minn. Medora I I ~hone,1 Beach ~ D / Chis period are 10c per pound of Glen Ullin, Hebron and Dickinson R. E. Lee. ~ ~ [, butterfat and 60c per hundred- attended the Sunday School con- Their many friends had the PRESS CONGRESS ] ' I ' weight of milk sold. vetion at the presbyterian Church pleasure of greeting ,Mr. and Mrs. Sunday afternoon and evening. ~Dan Connell of the south river A Pan-Amerfcan Press Congress Advertisement 0f ~ ~-l--],Splendid speakers were on the pro- district when they appeared in our will convene in Caracas, Venezuela L- for a one-week conference this I"?. f T ~ T 1~ x C ~10l{IS gram and the Sunday School prob- midst Friday of last week follow- spring, from wflerc I doe Ivlarsll lems were discussed. A beautiful ing a lengthy hibernation due to gU] -selection was sung by ~he Juniormuddy roads" "~7~ ~~. ~" : Re ar Meeting cho:r of Belfleld, a vocal solo bY C.B. Olsen was in town briefly Miss Clara Mische and a piano last Saturday procuring supplies The Hoskins The Medora Chamber of Corn- number by Robert King. A tasty for the ranch. merce held its regular meeting pot luck super was served in the Peggy Anderson took Wednesday Of this week off from her dutiesPlease Notify W. J. Ray f are a One-Family USO Past Monday evening and manY church basement, as clerk of the Selective Service matters of interest and importance Alex Ehrmantrout and Russell were taken up. Logan are having difficulty with Board. She and Marie Slaughter went to Belfield Tuesday evening A letter was written Represeenta- their farming operations south of and planned on going to Dickinson tire William Lemke suggesting town, on acount of wet spots, to shop Wednesday. that, that the area embraced in ,Mr. and Mrs. H. Hafstrom visited .Mrs. N. D. Nichols and Paul W. his bil,1 to create the Roosevelt at the Verne King home Saturday Lebo drove to Dickinson last Men- Park might better be placed in evening. t~e hands of the Wild Life ser- The seniors of the local High day forenoon to attend to mateers vice as a game refu~e in aecord- School are announcing their gradu- of business there. ~nce wieh the suggestions along ation exercises for Thursday eve- Mrs. J. F. Reilly spent several that line recently submitted by a ning, May 31st. They. included days in the hospital at Beach in reprsentative of the Wild Life Ser- June Cheadle, and Eva Heiser. the past week but was sufficiently vice. pot luck supper was served in the recovered to be able to return home Tuesday. However, if she The matter of the organization June Cheadle, ~gva Heiser, George complies with the doctor s orders of a Pioneer Trails set-up along Andreas and Lucllle Frappier. she will spend several days in bed, the lines of that movemeent in and we trust that she speedily re- Montana was discussed and it was ,the opinion of the members that suoh an organization might be ad- visable and that we investigate the nature of the .Montana Chap- ters and report at the next meet- ing. COVers. Postmaster J. J. Eaton returned Wednesday of last week from a business trip to Iowa. He reports late crop planting in Iowa due to wet and cold weather. Medora, North Dakota, of all Cattle or HorSes branded~~ ~1 (Bellows) on Left Jaw, Shoulder or Hip; (Cross- L) Left Side on Cattle; Left Thigh on Horses; (TC) Left Side Cattle, running off Submarginal Range, South of N P tracks or East of Submarginal fence on North side. You will be reimbursed any expense in notifying. Any in- formation concerning the taking or stealing of this livestock will ,be rewarded ufider the Stock- ~growers Association Reward as [ published. Saturday night is open house for service men Dad and Ma Hos- kins'. They spread out sliced tur- key and chicken, hotbreads and cake, sweet cider and ice-cold beer-and let any service man who wants "to, come and help himself. ~ome townsfolk thought the fellows might get obstreperous or take advantage of the Hos- kins' hospitality. But the men are quick to recognize that here's a real American home, where friendliness and modera- tion are just naturally observed. And do they aDpreciate it! & touch of home life, hospitality, good food, a pleasant glass of beer or cider--and, afterwards. maybe a sing around the piano, or a chat before the fire. From where I sit, a lot more families could take a tip from the Hoskins', and give our serv- ice men a chance to spend off hours in homelike surround- ings, in an atmosphere of.mod- eration and good fellowship. No. 116 era Serie Copyright, 1945, United States Brewers Founda, g,o~ J 19