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Tb00e Billings County Pioneer VOLUME XXXII 'l)Ra ,II ,,.  .... "'' "'" : t>AKOTA -THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 1957 NUMBER 50 The 00ev. Olsrud Family At Harold Olsrud's Weddin00 Beach and Sentinel Butte )jr- ishioners and residents -: goodbye to Rev. and Mrs. O. L Olsrud and family last weekend. There were several faeewell pay- ties in t*heir ,honor. The Olsruds left last Friday for their new home in Almont, N. D. The fam- ily is shown at the time of Harold's wedding on Saturday, Nov. 24, 1956, at the Luthera". church in Lamberton, Mint. Reading from left to right are Marilyn, attending summer school at MSTC, and a tcachc.c at Evansville, Minn., the oust year, Roy. and Mrs. Olrud, ',h have been in Beach 14 yea'-'. vhere he served as pastor of the First Lutheran church i_ Beach and the Sentinel Butte C. Hoverson At Seattle Funeral services for Mrs. Carl M. (General Hovers.on, 54, were eI-1 Tuesday, May 7, at 1 p.m., ia :he Emmaus Lutheran church and interment followed in the, Pacific Lutheran cemetery there Mrs. Hoverson, who taught in Beach during the 1926-27 term, died in a Seattle hospital Sat,, May 4, after a month's illness. : Mr. and Mrs. Hoverson left Beach in 1927, going directly to AIaka, and she taught in Kate!- l.a and Kodiak schools. They liv- c o the Pri`bilofs for 17 yeats Mrs. Ed. Foster Receives Degree Mrs. Edward ,Foster was grad- uated from the Dickinson State Teachers College on May 29th, where she received a Bacheh>: of Science Dog, roe in both Ele- mentary and Secondary Educa- tion. Her major is English wih ,soci'al science and geography as minors. {Mrs. ,Foster has accepted a teaching position at Ephra ta, Wn., and she and her family will move in August to Ephrata. Mr. and Mrs. Foster have a 10-year-old daughter, Cheryl Ann, who will be in the 6th grade this fall. {Mr. Foster has been operating his mother's farm for the past several years. They are members of the Presbyterian church. Bees Win One, Drop Another! Beach opened their baseball season on Memorial Day with a 3-2 victory over Glen Ullin ia 10 inn, Sonnek pitched the Wibaux Has Unusual first eight :innings and showed And Busy Weekend control, holding Glen hi'ts, walked 1 and hit one i Last week was an unusually batsman. Glen Ullin scored once busy one for Wi;baux residents, l'in the second and once in the with the schools holding the!r fourth. Bob Tobias pitched t'he closing exercises, coupled with i ninth and tenth innings and the Memorial Day holiday, cap-Iretired 6 men in a row. pod off by the visit of four" Eur- Beach was held scoreless until opean ,lqebrities and a big ]the 8th inning when they scored church wedding, when Kat,hleen twice. Sonnek was walked, a Sehmitz was married Saturday ldouble by Zinsli and a three :to Jerry A. ,Gunderson of Sidney. ! `bag blow by Easten scored the 2 1 D. H. Welsh; Ph. D., started iruns. The Bees scored the win- It, he chain of events that brought l ning run i.n the 10th when the nep,hew of Wlbaux's found-Sonnek drew a walk, advance,/ er, Pierre Ari,baux, back to visit! t 3rd when Zinsli got on ba;e i l P the town his ancestor started o: a. error, Bob Tobias then i Mr. Welsh wrote a story ,)n laid down a perfect bunt o' "Pierre Wibaux, the Cattle cere Sonnek. The bearded.. Lutheran church, Harold, a before they came to Seattle to] King", that brougiU increased catcher Beach used is :o*. a certified public accountant b: make their home. Mrs. Hoverso:j interest in the Wibaux family. House of David impor; b,t Minneapolis, Minn., his bride.,i 'atbended school in Dickins% !and for years Welsh carried on "Chocolate" Ueckert wi,', took and Rhoda and Duane, at bo,me, and the Univ. ef N. D. She was la corresp',ndence with Robt. W!-over the chore aut did a re- DaVid, a telegrapher at Livings-born at Chester, Iowa. baux, Pierre's nephew, in part, markable jOb. t,n, Mont. , and Lois, who wa Her husband survives; he is[ France. They became friends, and Lose Le'yue Opener lib}arian at Havre, Mont., ia a r;. S. Fis.h and Wildlife official I Wibaux decided to send his son, In an error filled game Sun- ear, 15g ,will be teaching at and 2 brothers.Geo. Joh.nson of/j. Sylvain Wibaux to the U. S. to day Beach dropped their leagu, Great Falls, Mont., starting this !Giyndn, Minn. and Walter John- attend Harvard Univ. The latter, opener to Judson 5-3. Old Bed Fall. She will vacation in Cuba son, Bri.sbane, Calif., four si-' just graduated there, and want-Oas pitched the first five inn- fn August. Duane remained in ters, Mrs. Dorothy Sheffield and ed to see some of the U. S. be-,ings and was then relieved by. Beach at.present, and is employ- ,Marjory Johnson, both of San fore returning to France, es- Tobias. Ileckert again caught ed at the {Miller's Grocery. Rev. Otsrud has been very active in community .affairs during his stay here, and he and his fam- ily leave many friends who are all unan,fmous In the wish for happiness in their new location, and success in Roy. Olsrud's new parish. His post here has been temporarily filled by Da- vid E. Halmers, a student at the Lutheran Bible Institute, Minne- apolis. Ziebarths To Note 50th Anniv. June 11 The fanily of Mr. and Mrs.' A. J. Ziebarth wish to invite alI their friends to an open house :in honor of lheir 50th or golden wedding anniversary, on Tues June 11, from 3 to 5 o'clock in the afternoon, at St. Paul's Luth- eran church in Beach. They request that there be no gifts, just come and greet the Ziebarths. Their famiIy is hav- ing a dirmer at the church for the honored couple tha,t day, when all the immediate family will .be home. There are two sons in the Ziebart.h family, Mi2ton, of Whittler, Calif., and Harold at Iiles City, VIont., one daugh- ter, Margaret, of Portland, Ore., and seven grandchildren. N. D. Cattlemen- Cowbelles Cony. Cattlemen of ths state and members of the Cowbelles will gather in Dickinson for a 3-day cony. next week, June 10-12, for their 28Ca annual convention. Pegistra%ion will be held Sunday at .the Ray Hotel. General ses- sions will be in the Dickinson theatre. The Junior stockmen will also be participating. HOSPITAL NOTES BIRTHS r. and Mrs. Merlin M6Dan- old, Beach, male, June 1, 1957. SUPERy Paul Raduns Jr., Kathy Buck. both of aeh. . Joe Zinsli, John Trollope, ke Cmm-yli s. artha ilske, Abe Briers, Ronald Jones, Nei.l Keahane, Mrs. St.nley Bobi- ney, Mrs, 'liChard Bushman, Mr.s. 'M. D. Bushman, Elmer Howard, Sr John Wilson. Francisco, Calif., Mrs. Rachel pecially the town of Wibaux. ,Dolan, Great Falls, Mont. and He hoped to meet his sponsor VIrs. Esther Tungseth of St. 'here but Welsh, now holding a Paul, Minn., and a large hum- responsible position in Colum- ber of friends, bia, Mo., was unable to come. /Mrs. Ioverson and hu'sband I A"omlanyng Sylvaln were were married in 1926 His father i 3 friends, Constantine S. Nien- was Edward Hovers.on, who was Idose, of Athens, Greece Michal a partner m the firm of Over-/Currie, Angers, France, and stad and Hoversn, which was Bru ux of L on   . " ] no Roux de Bezie y ", a n, ar.aware and furmture con- I France. They arrived last Sat., .cern n Beach for a great many land were feted by the Wi`baux years , . Lmns Club after a rousing wel- F00rmer Sent. Butte Resident Succumbs Mrs. Ed Fillner died at Kali- spell, Mont.,.on May 7, 1957. She had been making her home with her daughter, Mrs. Otto Boisen there. uneral services were conduc.t- ed at the Chapel on May :tO, lev, Frank ,Hillis officiating. ,Inter- ment was at KalispeIl. Mrs. Fill- nor lived or many years 12 miles north of Beach. Her husband preceded her in death. R00..turns to Mayo Clime For Tests Mrs. John Rohan reentered the Mayo Brothers Clinic for extens- ive ,tsts ad treatment last weekend. She was flown to Rochester, Minn., from the Dick- inson airport, her husband ac- companying her, ':Mrs. Rohan's paren, ts, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kline of Bowman, N. D. are here looking after the two Rohan children. Badmads Fettra StOry The ,N. D. 'Badlands will be the su`bject of a eattre story in the Minneaoplis Sunday TNbune's Picture a,ine, Jtme 9. ,It will appear under the headrg "Bad- lands Scenery Is Good", and will be illustrated with colored photos. The Chateau deMores, the Roosevelt Park, Little Mis- souri 'Ri,er, and other local area will be 1ori.nently featured. Nephew Hera .. Monday evening Mr. Dal Kramer and his new bride of Humboldt, Iowa, stopped in Beach for a ew days visit with his aunt Mxs. Minnie Sorensen. The Kramers are on their honey- moort and plan to go thru YeN lowstone Park before returning to Iowa. come by the band. All went to the Pierre Wibaux statue for brief ceremonies. The visitors then visited the W-Bar ranch, and had a picnic dinner there. Later there was a reception at the Wibaux courthouse where refreshments were served. This was followed by a fried chicken dinner at the Palace Oafe put on by the Lions Club, with Wayne Marcus as me. Sylvain present- ed the club president with a re- membrance, and as neither Mr. Welsh or his mother, Mrs. Mam. ie Welsh were urmbl to attend, he and his friends came to the Welsh home in wibaux for a very pleasant visit. They left the next morning after attending church, bound for Glacier Park enroute to the west coast. Nien- .dose wll be employed in Texas while the others will leave to be In Paris, (France by July 1st. the whole game. Judson scored twice in thb 5th, twice in the 8th and added a 5th run in the 9th. This scor- ing was done on 13 hits and aided by 4 'Beach errors and two wild pitches. The Bees scored their runs on 4 hits and 4 costly ludson errors. At times Beach showed some sparkling baseball with two. , dotble Dlays and some good base running but as a .whole ithe game was rather loosely played. The attendance wasn't good at these games and it is hoped that the fans will realize ,the time and effort that is ex- pended by the players and man- ager and make a special effort to attend all future games. Gerald Hardy Wins Science Scholarshio Gerald Hardy, a son of James Hardy of the Beach rural com- munity, was recently awarded a scholarship to a National Science Foundation summer science institute at San Jose State College. He is an instruct- or at the Santa Rosa, Calif., Jun- ior high school. Gerald received ,his bachelor of science degree in 1950 from the University of ich., at Ann Arbor, and his master of science degree from the Horace H. Rock- Western. Elec. Men Here -- la school of Graduate Studies Several Western Electric Co. of the .Univ. of VIich. in 1951. He representatives were in Beachthen served two years in the the past week, making plans fo.J Marine Corps, where he was an the N. W. Bell Telephone s eddi-liwtructor at the Marine Corps tional trunk lines, that when Institute in Washington, D. C. completed, will make a total of (Editor's Wote---All these aain- 4 lines serving Sentinel Butte, ments, and a bachelor, besides.) Dickinson, and Beach. " Working la lmdlln- Kay MOCutehan began work- ing in Glenive Monday morn- ing where she is employed as a typist at the AS(: office. Taken nl -- Thorvald Vieland was ruhsed [ to the Johnstone Memorial hos- i pital this Tuesday, after being taken ill with a lfght heart at- tack. He is resting comfortably at this me. To Sou's Graduation Mr. and rs. Lloyd McCut- chan and Marlys left early Tues. morning for Salt Lake City. Utah, to attend the Commence- anent exercises of their son Mil- ton, who i,s graduating from the '-'-'-' .0-,,- *.*_-'!. University of Utah. Small Unit But Mighty In Activity The above caption was taken from an article by Mrs. James L. Odenbaugh who is Presictent ,)f Unit No. 5, Harley Salzman !Post and seems quite appropri- ; ate as that organization was !chosen "Unit of the Month" b I the National News of the Ameri' can Legion Auxiliary. The article appears on page 10 of the National News, June 17 edition. The write-up is mostly on their activities at the March 13 meeting. Two of the contributing fac- tors 'that undoubtedly were part- Iy responsible for this Auxiliary Unit being chosen for "Unit of the Month" were their stressing of Flag Etiquette by calling linot long distance where the State Basketball Tournament was being played and as a re- sult an ifem appeared in the Fargo Forum about N. D. bas- ketball officials mapping out a campaign urging spectators to t. snow proper respect to he Na- tional An.them when it is being played at athletic events. The Unit had also contributed more than 200 Ibs. of clothing t.) the Save the Children Feder- ation. Services Held For Jos. Wright Last rites were solemnized on Thursday, VIay 9, for Joseph Andrew Wright, 83, who suc- cumbed Monday, {May 6, 1957, at the Seattle, Wn. General Hospi- tal from infection after having broken his hip two weeks earli- Eileen Reiche Bride James Bird Before a lilac decorated altar at St. Mary's church, Medota, Miss Eileen Frances Iarie Reiche, daughter of {Mr. and Mrs. E. {M. Reiche, Medora, became the bride of James E. Bird 'Wed., May 29 at 4 p.m. Bird is the son of Mr. and {Mrs. Earl Bird of Medora, Rev. William Fahnlander of Sentinel Butte officiated at the service. A ballerina length gown of white lace tiered over net was worn by the bride. The gown had a long sleeved lace jmket and she wore a ingertip length veil. The bride carried red car- nations and also a rosary, the gift of her mother. Irene eiche, the bride's sis- ter, was maid of honor, wearing a pink ballerina length lace dress with a short sleeved jac- ket. Audrey Lisko, cousin of the bride, was bridesmaid, wearing a similar lilac lace dress. Jac- queHne Urbanee, another cousin of the bride, was flower girl. Donald Gustafson was best man and Richard Bird, brother of the bridegroom was his at, tendent. Music played by Mrs. Walt Ray and sung by Josephine ousseaul preceded tht cere- mony. Mr. eiche gave his dau- ghter in marriage. ollowing the wedding a re- ception for about 50 guests was held in the Medora Town Hall. Mrs. b Bird ,poured coffee. Ms. George Lisko poured punch, and Moniea Urbanec cut the wedding cake. % Boh young people were grad- e:'. and complications of age. uated recently from the lVIedora hgh school The bride m He ha:l been a resident of ' . - , " groo is Golden Valley county for a great H plyed by the N. D. State mnnber of ,;ears before moving iigh::v y Dept.. where he is a  the state of Washihgton, ,g Y eqmpmen operator. -he-e "' made his homo in i ney wHI be al home in Medora. U::ion.for t, he blst eleven year.-:.i . -':e is survived , y his wife, Veto, iWlbaux To Have );" Wn.. two daughter,, Circus On June 9 L,.. Th9mt)son of Olvm- Mrs. ;Ve  . .pin, W.. and 5:s. Minnie Ne!-  Tom {MeLaughIin, advance ,%n. of UntD=. Wn., 3 s,.ms, representative of the all new George of Port Orchard, Wn,, Carson & Barnes Combined w lived at Sentinel Butte pre:i Wild,a wad a cal!- viousty,Francis, at Shelton, Wni!er in th$ 'News bfice the past and James of Union, besides 9'week nd announced the coming grandchildren and 19 great- i of the first real circus to Wi- grandchildren, i baux in 6 years, the date hav- Vr. Wright was born Oct. 9, ing been set for Sun., Ju,ne 9 1'73, in Meeker county, RM2n. lwith all performances scheduN His granddaughter, Mrs. R pn ed, at 2:30 p.m. on the ball .Doubles llves in Beach. He leaves gunds, under auspices of the many iends in this community] Leglon. who recall his friendliness and ! This will be the first trip good neighbor caracteristics, thru this section of the s.tate for I the Carson & Barnes Circus since Richard Wenberg *he combining of the two shows. To Get Degree Presenting 20 feature acts under the big top, in addition to car- Richard Wenberg, son of Mr. tying a,n enlarged mqnagerbL and Mrs. Howard Wenberg, will consisting of several dens of be the only student at the North lions, tigers, pumas, bears, apes, Dakota Agricultural College chimps, monkeys, kangaroo, al- from this community to receive, so, elephants, cameIs, llamas. a college degree this year, when zebu, water-buffalo and featur- he graduates next Monday, June ing Goliath, 4-ton hippopota. 10. Commencement will be held!mus, the Carson & Barnes Cir- at the fieldhouse, starting at 10] (:us have been meeting with a.m. Dr. Fred S. Hultz, president, i much success this season. In a will preside at the exercises, i few days the regular advertising ........... .,, trucks will arNve and begin oz bachelor or science ut2- I the r task of plabmg the brl ht g ees and 55 masters degrees .... " " posters tnroug out the sur will be conferred. Mr. Haw, dir. I . t- . rounding territory of ag. development for the N. I " P. ailvoad, will deliver the main I _  .address. Wenberg. will receive} Merchants Free a bachelor of science degree Circus Fri., June 7 from the school of engineering a' the A. C. After a few days rest at home, Richard will start WOrk for the state as an engi- neer on a,n irrigation project in Pembina county. Beach Senior Wins Bar Ass'n Award Miss Edna Jandt daughter of Mr. omd Mrs. Win. Jandt, won the coveted Constitution Award Come to Beach, Friday, June 7 and enjoy the VIerchants Free Circus hat is being sponsored by the Golden Valley Agricul- ture and Business Development Committee. There will be an af- ternoon and evening perform- ance on a downtown street. The circus acts are free, with a small charge for the animal exhibits, cotton candy and con- cessions. given each year `by the N. Dak. I i State Bar Association to the senior .who scores the highest in l a test on the U. S. Constitution. lresentation of the award was made by Attorney Orrin Lovell at the award and class day ex- ercises at the Beach High School: last Friday ,morning, Iay 24. [iss Jandt is to be highly com- plimented for having earned tliS high honor.  sm.a -- Monday evening a group of fNerls surllsd Mrs. Orville Moo on her birthday, They were Nr. and Mxs. Sid Connell and Sidney of Medora, Mr. and Mrs. Ernle Stark of Carlyle, liar. and Mrs. Paul Wagner, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Douglas and family, Mr. and M. O. D. I-'ianen and boys of Sentinel Bte. Lunch was furnished by the ladies and Mrs. Hanen brought a cake fashioned a, ftbra' flower box. AUCTION SALE THURSDAY, J/NE 13 A,n etensive line of modern farm macblnery, tools and house- hold goods will be offered at auction on Thursday, June 13, at the Clarence Schmitz farm, located 21 miles northeast of Golva. The sale is scheduled to get underway at I0:30 a.m., and ltmch will be provided at noon, See their adv. on another page of this paper for details of the items that will be on sale. MUST RENEW DRIVERS LICENSES IN JUNE Those possessing drivers li- censes must renew t:hern before the end of June. New ones may be secured at the Register of Deeds office in the Court House in Medora. When ap- plying for a new license, you must bring the old one along.