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Ttle 00unty .Pioneer VOLUME XXXVIII DOR A. BILLINGS ..... COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA THURSDAYI. JUNE 28, 1962 NUMBER 5 Rites Solemnized For Mrs. A. Lardy, Pioneer Resident Requiem IHigh Mass Wibuax Girl Is Injured in Fall A 17-year old Wibaux girl, &apos;Beverly Hanson, who .orks as a waitress at the Rough Rider Hotel in Medora in the summer was injured on Monday p.m. were held for M.rs. Anna T. Lar- June 25, when her horse shied dy of Cornelius, Ore., on Tues- and threw her into a rock pile day, June 19, 1962, at St..at the Walt Ray ranch just east Michael's Roman Catholic Church o Medora. in Sentinel Butte, N. D., at 10 Miss Hanson, a daughter of a.m. Rev. Gerard Finnegan of Mr. and Mrs. Art Hanson of the Peach officiated. There was spec- Wbaux rural area, was rushed ial music by members of St. to St. Joseph's Hospital at Dick- Michael's choir, inson in an ambulance from the Pallbearers included Donald National Park Service stationed Lardy, Maurice Lardy, Wesley at Medora. She was released from the hos- pital the next day. She had a prained left ankle, a mild con- cussion, and many bruises on the face and nose. Jr. Legion Game Is Pitcher's Duel Last Wednesday night, local fans witnessed a thrilling Junior Legion ball game, with Beach on the losing end by a score of 3 to 1. The first five innings had our Doug Johnson, stylish right- hander, and the hard throwing Ken Kordonowy, locked in a hurlers duel. Neither of the fine right-handers allowed a run. MRS. AJNRVA LARDY Doug was touched for a single Stoclwell, B yro n 'Stockwell, in the 4th by his mound oppon- Theodore thn and Gerald Bohn. ent, Ken. Bill Thompson started Interment followed in St. the 6th and Belfield scored three Michaels Cemetery, Sentinel runs, with Beach guilty of an Butte. Mrs. Lardy succumbed on Wednesday, June 13, at 5:43 a.m. at the Hilisoro ospital at Hills- box,o, Ore., of the compl'ications of advanced age, after an illness of six months. Mrs. Lardy was a long-dme resident of the Sentinel Butte community, accompanying "her parents and the Martin Zinsli fnily here in September of 19, : from both families' former h)me at Cold pring% Minn. error and Betfield with one earn. ed run. In the bottom of the 6th Beach scored their only run. With one down Bill Thompson poked a datable, advanced to third on a wild pitch and stole home. Bill had a fine <by in the ield and accounted for both of Beach's two hits. Doug Johnson also made a fine fielding play at short. Hank Kuhlmann, Wibaux port- sider, pRehed the 7th and isued " Anna T. Lay was born at the "horse collar" to the three Cold Springs, Minn., On Aug. 31, 'Belfield batters, striking out the 1884, and received her education side. Hank also ul+ayed a neat 1st .here. me became the bride of base. werner Nistler did the Per L IJardy at Cold Springs ou Apri 22, 1902, and he pre- eediler in death on Nov. 2, IBm.  was laid to rest beside (Continued on Page Four) Pastor Attends Jamestown Meet Robert E. Janssen, pastor of the ,+:Seventh - d, ay Ad, ventist Chliic:"let on Sunday, June 17, for Harvey, N. D., were 'he will assist in setting up the camp for the North Dakota Conference of Seventh-day Adventist's annual Camneeting which began Fri- day, June 22. Eighteen ministers and several other church mem- bers will work togeer in build- lag a permanert housing unit, seing up about 50 tents and assemble seating for the 2,500 rnenbers and friends who are eed to attend fhe week- long convocation. Curch leaders schedLtled to as- sist in the annual convocation include the following: W. E. Murray, Vice-president of the General Conference of Seventh- day Aventists; M. E. Loewen Direcr of Religious Liberty ac- tivities o the General Confer- once; A, O. Dart, of the Education Detriment of the General Con- terence, all of Washington, D. C. W. A. Fagal, Director and Speak- el-of Faith for Today will also Present a devotional message at .:+ the Canmeeting. Stanley Harris, we11-known evargelist and world traveller, will spee each eve- rfing. D. S. Johnson, of Poona Indl, will present the needs of the mission field. R. H. Nightin- gale, L. It. Netteburg, O. R. aces, and H. E. Haas, of Minneapolis, With If. D. Johnson, S. E. White, and oher church leaders from Janestown, N. D., will assist in h:._. leadership of the convca. The annual Campmeeting will last from June 22 to June 30, and Will be located on the campus of heyenne River Academy, Irvey, N. D. Picnic Ai Dckinson-- Mr. and Mrs. Danny Nelson and son, Dennis Per Beach, Mrs 0 , a es Hikey and family, Glen- a ve, Mont., Mr. Einar Fong a daughter, Cherilyn, Medora, ,.:_.ard Mrs. Terry Fong and araily and Bonnie Howard and Y of IYickinson enjoyed a S0000ay, 24, _ mckinson Park. Some mere. ih the ong family visiCed , .... meir mther, Mrs Einar , jO"_WI, is a paien at" the St. to-as Hospital. Another visi- . r at Picnic included Mrs. DaIsy " -elson,s first grade ..acher, qOrdon Olsen of Dmkinson caCdhing chores for all three of the Beach hurlers, and looked real good. Beach played good ball and in KenKordmWy, the Bel- field pitcher, faced one of the top hurlers in Jr. Legion ball in he state. Kordon'owy has a var- iety of pitches, along with a sizzling fast ball and can also wield the "big" stick. Kordonowy collected two hRs and Baranko one for he Belfield three hits Line Score: Belield 000 003 0----3 Beach 000 001 0--1 WP--Kordonowy; LP--Thomp- son; hits off Kordonovy 2, John- son 1, Thompson 3, Kuhlmann 0. tSO--ordonowy 18, Johnson 9, Th<)mpson 1, K'uhlmann. 3. Redmond Injured In Ladder Mishap Tim Redmond, Beach painter, Was injured when he accidentally ell from a ladder as he was at work painting the trim 'at the Beach High Sc0nool last Thurs- day, June 22. He looked down carefully, as he prepared to descend, but tall shrubbery con- cealed the lower rungs of the ladder, at the base, and he step- ped off several rungs too soon! He was rushed to the new com- munity hospital in Beach, but did not have any broken bones, as it firs appeared, only s e v e r e bruises and painful cuts. He was released from the hospita this Monday, June 25, and is now taking it easy at home for a few days. Rebuilt Office At Hardys In Use A completely rebuilt and new- ly decorated cRfices and show- rooms are now in daily use at the ,Hardy Motor Company in downtown Beach. The front sec- tion of the building was almost completely destroyed by .fire just a few weeks ago. It was a herculean task clean- ing up the dbris and soot left in the wake of Fhe blaze. It would have been finished soon- er,  ains had not held up the work of the roofers from Bill- ings. All walls had to be done over, and a local electrician in- salled new wiring, arpeners and other worknnen all added their bit to complete the trans- formation. The owners; Bob Hardy and wife, invite you to drop in and see their newly done over quar- ters. He and his family expect to take a few days of the latter part of this week, and drive to the west coast, to take in the World's Fair, and visit relatives. J. J. Eaton Of I Heiscr,Koffler Medo m Dies Wed At Belfield Jay J. Eaton, well-known busi-' Miss Rose'alty Heiser, daughter ness man and long-time rsident of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Heiser o of fine Medora community, suc-:, Frybu ! and Richard Koffler, sumbed at St. Joseph's Hospital son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe K<xffler in Dickinson this Tuesday ,morn- /of Dickinson, exchanged wedding ing, June 26, of the effects of+ vows June 11, in St. Bernard's cancer, after being in failing lCatholic Church, Belfield. health for many months. He en- I Rev. Wilfred Splonskowski of- tered the hospital on Saturday, ficiated at the double ring cere- June 23. His wife preceded him in death about four years ago. The couple had no children of their own, but raised two of Mrs. Eaton's sister's girls. Mr. Eaton's sister arrived in Medora several days before his death to visit him, and help care for him. uneral services will be held this Thursday, June 28, at 2 p.m., at the Presbyterian churdh in Belfield, _with Rev. Conklin of- ficiating. He will be buried at the Sunset Memorial Cardens at Fargo, where his wife is interred. Pallbearers included Wm. Eichhorst, Wallace McCaw, Ted Cornell, Pat OBrien, Carl Inder- gaard and Leonard Luptak. He was born in All,amakee county, Iowa, Aug. 23. 1883. son of Rupert and Nancy Eaton. He came to Dickinson in 1907 and worked in a drug store, later going to Belfield to work in a drug store there. , While in Belfield. Mr. Eaton homesteaded 14 miles north of Medora. He li,ved on he home- stead until 1919. when he moved into Medora where he had lived since, and continued his farming and ranching interests. He served as register of deeds :n Medora and was alsO, post- master there for several years. e was Owner of the a+bstract ,::ice in Medora. 'He was married to Leontine .avageau at Richardtn in 1912. he preceded him in death and s buried at Sunset Memorial 9ardens, Fargo. 'Survivors are two sisters,!MrS. Minnie Hunt. -Fairfield. Iowa, and Mrs. Grace Wilde, Seal +Beach, Calif.. and a brother 6 Dee Eaton, Waterloo, Iowa, The'deceased was a meber of the Elks Lodge and the O+ ;Fellows Lodge in Dickinso + tth of July Dance At Sentinel Butte mony at a 10 o'clock Mass. The wedding music was played by Jacob Kessel, the church organ- ist. .Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a floor length gown of silk organza over taffeta, featuring a rounded neckline and elbow length sleeves trimmed with lace Her finger tip veil was attached to a ca) crown of 1,ace trimmed with pearls. ,Her only ewelry was a pearl pendnt, gift from the groom. She carried a bou- quet of lilac carnations. Mrs. John Schof, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Shir- ley Kaffler. sister of the groom, and Boni Schiff were brides- maids. Jane Steinmetz, niece of the bride was flower girl. All four wore dresses of lilac brocade with net overskirts, with white accessories, and nosegays of white carnations. 'Robert Heiser. brother of the bride, was best man. Other at- tendants were Kenneth Decker, cousin of the groom, and Frank fHeiser, Jr., brother of the bride. Darryl Kofler. brother of the groom was ring bearer. All wore white dinner jackets with black trousers. Ushers were Christ Kes- se] and Victor Steinmetz. tFollowing the ceremony, a dinner and reception were held ,at South Heart. The bride is a graduate of Fryburg High School and has ,been employed by the Miracle Gas Co. of Watford City. 'Fhe groom attended school at Dick- inson and is presently employed at the Husky Briquetting Plant in Dickinson. Among out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. A]bert Fred- eriek of Tacoma, Wn., Mr. and Mrs. Clem Schoof of Bowman, 'Miss Edith Owen of Glendive, Morn., and Mr. and Mrs. Victor ,teimetz and d.aughters of Har- din, Mont. There will be a big Fourth of Employment ken. July dance at Sentinel Butte nl- -- " - Wednesday evening, July 4m; at'lln Beach July 5 the Town Hall. Msic "the 1 + clance will be furnishedby the Th State Employment repre- Dakot a Rangers and a go, time sentative will again serve this ara on Thursday, July 5. He will is promised all those atteliding, t have his office in the courtroom Dinner Gue " "+] of thd'county courthouse in Beach Mr. and Mrs. Werner Nistler, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Beach, entertained her sister, + The purpose of seting up these Mrs. Gertrude Thomas :: niece, offices is o take applications for Lorraine and baby Machell inUvictuals seeking work and Maria Service of Glenda; Calif., clas for undmployment Corn- and the Paul Thomas family to pemsation. Also, orders will be a Sunday dinner, June.24. Each taken for employers seeking having a pleasant afternoon. , workers. TOURIST ATTRACTION AT NOYES" PAINTED CANYON "Painted Canyon Slim"+ a 25- foot tall cowboy, is prabably the ,most photographed westerner in these parts! He stands beckoning to all at the entrance to Roy, June ,and Russell Noyes' Painted Can- yon Scenic Center near Medora. It is the art work of Ted Cornell, who did a magnificent job on the giant cowhand. The imposing task of erecting it was done by Joe Brittner and John Reilly. The Badlands at Painted Canyon is a constant marvel to all tourists, and is just as impressive to na- t . . byes of this area. The Noyes :scenic spot has been'esially ,busy this year, with heavier than ordinary travel westward, much of it bound for Seattle and the World's Fair. Stop in and see ,S1im" and he'41 be glad to shake your hand if you are big enough to reach that high. May Bond Sales To00l $9,750 Here North Dakota 'E and H savings bonds sales amounted to $1,150,- 795 in fhe month of May, + accord- ing to state bond chairman Adrian O. McLellan of Fargo. McLellan said, "Purclases of these issues for the first five months of 1962 total $6,992,243, which is 52 per certt of the Free- dom Bond Drive goal of $13;500,000." County Chairman Mrs, M. C. Boicourt of Belfield reports sales for May in Billings County amounted to $9,750 and raises the coumy's sale figure for the year to $18,244 which is 70 per cent of the $26;100 goal which has been assigned for sale dur- ing the Freedom Bond Drive. 'Billings is one of the high seven counties in North Dakota in percent.age of goal purchased by the end of May. H. Stockwells Mark 25th Anniv. Seventy - five relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Stockwell, ,Beach, helped cele- Several Races Very Close In Billings County 'With 14 of the 15 precincts reporting in Billings County there are several races that are very close and one or two of the of- rices may be decided with the reporting of the remaining pre- cinct. .In the race for county Super- intendent .of 'Schools Velma Johnson received 20 vtes to 204 for Carol M. McBride. Mrs. Dorotly Meschke was eliminated from the race with 1ll votes. Both Johnson and McBride will be on the ballot this fall regard- less which way the last precinct reports. The race for County Treasurer was close with J)an Anderson White receiving 278 to 2 for Mary Rodakowski. William Klym had a five vote edge over Helen Ingman 270 to 25 with the one precinct to go bu of course they will both be on the fall ballot. Raymond Griffin held an edge over incum/bent ,Daniel Osad- chuk 297 to 250 in their race for brate their 25th wedding anni- County Auditor. versary, Wednesday, June 20, In the second commissioners 1962. A Mass at 10:30 a.m. began district four candidates were on the day, wit'h key. Geraed Finne- the ballat with incumbent Peter gan officiating in renewing their Kordonowy receiving 89 votes wedding vows a*t St. John's Cathoic Church, Beach. Mr. and Mrs/-Stockwell marched to the altar with Hitbert Lardy and Mrs. Hugh Bolton, brother and sister of Mrs. Stockwell, as their attendanCs. The ladies wore red peony buds with yellow roses to lead the field. Alex Dutke had 59 to Samuel J. Evoniuk 53 and Sam Logasz had 10. In the third district Richard ISwenson was high with 128 to 77 for Bill Sy- minow. Walter O. Christensen led the field of four candidates for as their corsages, the men a House of Representatives from wite boutonniere. Mr. ,Lardy the 39th Legislative District with was the+ couple's attendant 25 270 votes with several precincts years ago. A son, Howard Darrel, still out A. R, Miller of Beach was charch usher. The Stock, ell children and Mrs. Ted Bohn served a delicious dinner honoring the couple at their home. An open house was held a the Wesley Stockwell residence from 3-5 p.m. A beauti- ful wedding cake was made and decorated by their daughter, Mrs. John Strata, whi0h centered the tble with silver candles, red aLd white peonies, and cut z'kt,#ers. The cake was ct and served by a daughter, Mrs. Chuck Bmvn. Mrs. yron Stockwell and Mrs. Wesley Stckwell pour- was second with 160 and Law- rerme Bowman of Bowman placed third with 130. Earl Rundle was fourth with 11. In the four counties Christensen still held first Pltce with 1(}63 with about six precirmts still to come in @Pore the four county district. Bowman ran second with I and A. R. Miller had 937 for third place. Rundle should pick up ome votes in the remaining precincts but it is doubtful whether he ca=+ overcome Mil- ler's lead of @5 votes. Rundle had 872 at the last count On the Den'l'tic ballot all ed, with Mrs. Lyle Sandmeier and Gloria Gay toclwell sere- three contestants wilt be on the ing the cake. Mary Kay Strom fall ballot with Tescher polling and Jane Ann Sandmeier, grand- 15 to 16 for Gri,ffin and Tom daughters, presided at the guest Finneman received 132 in Bill- book. The honored couple re- ings county. A complete count 'ceived many lovely gfbs, that of the four counties is not avail- l were opened as guests arrived, able at this time. The out-of-town guests attend- A very light vote turned out ing were: Mr .and Mrs. Nicklous in Billings county which was Reiter, Cold Springs, Minn.; Mr. about the same the state over. I and Mrs. Paul Lardy and Steven, Almost every county reported l'Forest Grove, Ore.; Mrs. Ralph about half the voters going to Cutright and Renee, BaRks, Ore.; the polls last Tuesday. Hilbert Lardy, Roy, Ore.; Mrs. I A number of new faces will Hugh Bolton, Cornellius,  Ore ; be seen in the courthouse at Me- 'Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stockwel, i I dora next year as Mrs ,Alice ,Billings, Mont.; Mr. and Mrs. Lebo is leaving Medora to make Chuck Brown and son, Mountain her home in Bismarck giving up View, Calif. ; Mr. and Mrs. Byron her position as Register of Deeds Stoclwell and family, Tacoma, that has been in the family for Wn.; Mrs. Elmer Sandmeier, a good many years. Walt Christ- Jane Ann, Douglas and Lori, ensen, present county treasurer ,Lodi, Calif.; Mrs. John Strom and is going into state politics, and children, Miles City, Mont.; Mr. Mrs. Virginia Loelmacher, pres- and Mrs. Charles Bohn, Mr. and ent county superintenden of Mrs. Ted Bohn and family, Mr. schools is not a candidate this and Mrs. Peter Lardy of Sentinel term and will be replaced next Butte, and Mrs. Dan StockweH, ,fall by Johnson or McBride. Wbaux, Mont., and a host of Open House For other relatives and friends from t h e surrounding community, Henry Paasch marking this a very pleasan, t I and memorable occasion / An open house honoring Mr. /apd Mrs. Henry Paasch on hheir Leave Wildlife /Oth wedding anniversary will lbe held Sunday, July 1, at the Babies Alone ummer has returned and it is again time to warn people about picking up protected wildlife, re- minded Game and Fish Commis- sioner 'Russell Stuart. It is against state law to pick up, molest or pos,ess protected wIdlife, such as deer fawns and atelope kids. 'Deer fawns found alone are not orphaned nor abandoned. Female deer are with Vhe youngsters only at feeding time, then leave them in a se- cluded place while they forage for food or go to get a drink. So, don't pick 'up the "poor little eers"--i,t is illegal. Wildlife creatures have a much better chance of survival in the wild--where they belong. Fireworks July 4 + At Fairgrounds Dr.C. 'A. Bush, in cooperation with the. local American Legion Post, will 'ge a lariat dplay of all types of fireworks, on/uly 4th, at the Fairgrounds in lmch. The p is coally int:ied to drive over and see the display, beginning bout 8:30 pm:, or as soo n as it gets &irk. Presbyterian church p a r 1 o r s from 2 to 5 p.m. No invitations will be sent--everyone is wel- come. Enters Glendtve Hosp.-- L. A. Barrow, an em,ployee at the N. P. depot in Beach, became a patient at the N. P. Hospital at Glend ive Iast Sunday. He hd a pairffut knee ailment that failed to respond to treatment so far. Friends hope a few days rest and medication will restore him to his usua good health. The 4th A Commemoration An Obligation The fourth of July is a day' of commemoration, a day to remind ourselves of wha we, as Americans possess, a land of liberty, a way of life, all be. queathed ,o us by the signer= ffl DAaraion  Indepad. enc Juat 185 years ago. L us pIlge ounelvu to preae our nation fhat so manF men fough and died to give us. Aud lmrt, but NOT leas,t-- drive and play fely--doa't be a statisticl