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June 30, 1960     The Billings County Pioneer
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June 30, 1960

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THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 1960 THE BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER. MEDORA, N. DAl Men Performers in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show Mrs. Stone's Certificate 4 The man in the center of the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show owner of the Golden Valley Ito front raw is the late George 4or several years Mrs. Gardner tel. See story on another pag Gardner, and he and his wife, is now Mrs. Ina Stone of Beach of t,his edition. tna, appeared with Col Cody, or Here's Where Buffalo Bill's Show Appeared in Paris t T~is is how the site of Bu$ffaloein ~he eanly part of the 20th[ the French gave t~he Americans,I Bill's Show looked, in Paris,! century. The arena was in the Mrs. Stone says those m the] France when .-Mrs. Ina Stone was shadow of t~e Eiffel Tower. Be I show were equally appeciativel a mern~aer af the troupe, back~sides ~e worklerful receptio:~'of FrenCh cooking. I N-O-X I I YOU POSmVE: Pioneer :ant Ads Bring Results, [ [ INA STONE m [ (Continued from Page One) I 1,evels on this structure,with lunches an, d refreshments being served orL the ~wo lower ones, the top being reserved for sight- seeing only. When the Gardners returned to the U. S in about 1909, they came to N. D. and homesteaded here on l~he Little tMissouri, 30 miles north o Medora where they ranched for several years. Leiffi~- ton Trotters, still living, was their nearest ,ne}g.hbor. There was very little money m those days, but everyone ,here helped ea(~h oth- er, and they managed surprisng- ly well. Mr. Gardner. a skilled showman, organized 'his own cow- boy ~ow here, and they appear- ed throu~hou~ this section of the country many times, l'11OrO for the joy of toe show. i~an for any actual money derived from it. l After Mr. Gardner's death, Ina roan'ted the late Mons Stone, o~vr~er of ~he Golden Valley Ho- fe'l in Beach. Mrs. Stone is now the sole owner, and enjoys her contacts with the pu'blic. She is very modest about all her former fame, as a member of one of the most famous and wekl-liked Shows in the world. 'Somehow, Mrs. Stone lost Didn't Get Away STATE RECORD PIKE feet lor~g and nearly 2 fee; in This is t~he biggest northern .girth. It was taken on a frog and pike ever caught in N. D. It was casting tackle. Shown ,holding caught from Lake As.htabula on t'i~ bi:~ fi/~ is Fra,ncis Van~'ovec May 29. by Jorlnn Zaun el Valley ~-~ Va ~e/ City WhO owns the City. Tile record pike weighed s~:;:'~-,re ~he fis~ is o~1 dis- 29~ ~bs. and measured eve:" four" 13h~5 Aflend Camp Meeting -- Bush and family. Mrs. Leone Several families who are menu- Quast, the Charles SmiEh fm-nkly bets of the Beach Seventh-day . r. and Mrs. Bill Kriedemann ~he John and Art U~derwood families an