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July 30, 1959     The Billings County Pioneer
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THURSDAY, JULY 30 1959 .Jubilee -- (Continued from Page One) a demonstration fire run put on by members of the Beach Vol. Fire Dept., who announced the proceedings by ear-piercing blasts of the fire siren. Black smoke rolled skyward as firemen re- peated extinguished fires ignit- ed for tha purpose by the dif- ferent methods employed by the dept. ,A dinner for old-timers only, featured succulent locally grown turkeys, was served at the St. John's Hall, with the committee for this headed by Mrs. Natalie Adamson. All were presented with souvenirs, for remembranc- es. A parade, the like of which was never seen in Beach before, started at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, and the line of march continued for 16 blocks through down,ton Beach, when the 'first units in the parade reched the point of beginning three blocks of parade hadn't started yet. Rube Clark on a beautiful horse riding with the ease and grace of 1 who has spent most of his life in the saddle was the parade master. There were more horses and rid- ers in 'this parade than any seen in this state, many said. The floats were extraordinarily beautiful, and showed a great deal of ingenuity and skill had gone into their making. There were many comedians and novelCy displays in the par- ade. The local fire dept. had their equipment in the parable. Billings County Pioneer A Continuation of "'THE BADLANDS EDW'BOY" Established in 1883 ALICE L. LEBO, larmging Editor WAL,TiIR R. BRATTON Editor - PubUsher Subscription: $I.{50 per year in advance Entere in the Post Office at Medor BnIL'Igs CountY, North Dakota. Feb- raary 5, 1934, as second class matter under the Act of March 3, 1879. Official NewspaIr of the Cunty of Billings. State of North Dakota, an printed at Beach. North Dakota TO A MAN WHO SEEKS A BETTER OPPORTUNITY PERMANENT, FI/LL TIME POSITION STARTING SALARY $70.00 per week AND EXPENSE If you are standing still in your presen job and would like to do better. ,If you own a good automobile and are willing to ,be vay 4 nights a week work- ing in western North Dakota. You must have average school- ing and a desire to improve your- sef. Retween the ages of 21 and 36 years. YOUR REPLY WILL BE KEEP IN ABSOLUTE CONFIDENCE WrRe to ,Director, 440 5th Ave., S. W., Valley City, lorth Dakota. Give history of past and present employment record, your eorplete address, phone number and a personal photograph. {I { { , {H { Win, W. Eichhorst Attorney lth offices in BELFIE LD SATURDAYS MONDAYS - WEDNESDAT$ TUESDAYS . THURSDATB FRIDAYS MEDORA Our showed their good will by send- ing entries to :the parade. Golva, .Sentinel Butte, Wibaux, Dickinson, Glendive, Baker, Cir- cle and South Heart all had rep- resentatives here with their var- ious items in the parade, and every ,Reachite was pleaed by this tangible display of friend- shi:p and good will. There were ,no accidents of any kind all during the celebration, we re very happy to report, with the exception of a ery minor one, when John Johnson of Sentinel Butte, fractured a finger, as he was taking his personal float entry, a replica of i a steam engine home; he aci- / dertally caught his h:and between / the tongue of his traher and his 'pickup bumper, the impact break- 'ing a bone of a finger on his right hand. Every display window in the THE BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER. 2 neighboring communities I the most years to the wearer, 'business section of Beach was filled with antique items of all types, and these displays were the source of great interest by all those attending te Jubilee, probably more so than anyone thought they would be. There were more of these items ar- ranged in the museum, set up 'especially in the old Miller 'Greeery quarters, and the ladies in charge did an excellent job vf arranging the articles, rang- ing all the way from a lovely Y.l-t dining room set down to a tiny, old-fashioned locket. .Even the carnival tha; play- ed here at this time seemed to catch the spirit of the occasion, the Northern States Shows, and they surprised 'Beach officials by giving them a much larger sum as our percentage of the ta.ke, than they expected, and they .alsp paid the city for cleaning up the carnival grounds. Bob Ross, local phmrmacist, the longest beard, Glen .[,ohm, ann, looking most like Robinson Cru- soe, Frank Kippley, for whisk- ers styled like the pictures seen of Satan, Pete Jesok, the neatest beard, John Pest, for the oldest beard, George Stull, for whisk- ers looking most like this year's wheat crop and Orville lss, Art Clarin and "Red" Hayden, for looking most like Eric the Red. Gee. Heilman. barber, offered free shaves to the win- ners, and all contestants, includ- ing Jim Thill ,the oldest man to enter, were given a free lunch. Mr. Pest's dog got into the act, being awarded a can of dog food Those assisting Bud Miller at the pancake breakfast were his !wife, Mary, Walt Mattson, I7. i Reiter ,Tommy Lynch, Barney  Brunsvold, Red Makelky, Ed 'Justesen, Mrs. Adin Miller, Mrs. Dolly Oas, Orrin Lovell, Helen! Gilman, Mrs. Paul Mogle, Addle i Donaldson, Morris and Cleonel Douglas Edna Kautzman and.t Leslie Freese. The concerns that l donated the food served, free of charge, were Cloverda!e, for Roasty sausages, Dakota Maid pancake mix, Toomy's pancake mix, MJB instant coffee, Fore- most milk and butter, Karo waffle syrup, bottle gas by Beacon Oil Co. and Farmers Union Oil Co.. Paul Thoemke Floyd Christensen, 'Monk Gil- man and others helped Bud Miller improvise the huge stove used to cook the breakfast, they took two large gas stoves and welded them together to make one large enough for serving the huge crowd. A 1,arge burner was brought up from aker by the M.,D:U. for making the bar- rels of coffee, Many local carpenters andl MEDORA. N. DA Mrs. Bill Melvin and (Mrs. electricians gave many hours nd lumber and built 70 little saw Ruby Dberner and others act, ed even days of labor to make horses which were used with as judges for the hilarious floats stages, install the wring planks to s.ea,t the people on 'Wher judging on Saturday needed to light the stage ,vcherelMai n street and then donated afternoon with the audience the street shows and dances .......... -1 .... " - i me saw norses vo me r'arK loara. c upping to snow w,ho they were held and in other places .......... ,.  +, .... , ...... ' . . ")lne laanson LUm'Der Co. itlr lisA- i ,,v,ga'l scloLtJ.a De winners in iScores of mdivldul,s gave un-i , eh ..... ti .... r+ ^ ........ i me mvxsons or the great var-[ selflly of their time and tal- t Thanks to each and ever-one iety of facial shrubbery styles lents to make arrangements for f ....... ..... ) .', . or Whatever par mey OOK m Winners were selected, Harold I the Jubdee, 'Mrs. .fanet Buld-tmakin our Golden u,il,e ' !Slocomb, Glen Lohmann, and haupt being one who worked trul '-re t  "  ' ' . , . , y g a success, ann sm-i rLo:la;n,t: eOSt stthsh, tRoy stantly lior !, past tr.eefcer e thanks to those who came i , d at ace i onths Adn MAe Ms lydia " " ' " ' "' : "'" " great distances for this occasion i Sunday, the 1,ast day of the I The Luckless Igi ! Failure to grant right-of-way caused 610,000 ca Oldest Married Couples At Program Mr. and Mrs. (Matt Decker of *s the oldest married couples at _ict,re--perhaps she was cam- Sentinel Bute, (Mr. and (Mrs. the Golden Jubilee Variety Show, era-shy! Andrew Helm and Mr. M. O. held on Friday afternoon, July Wallace, all of'Reach. These coup- 24. We don't know the reaso:a (Cameo Photo leg were singled out for honors why Mrs. Wallace isn't in '' Bmmsvold, ,Mrs. Natalie Adam-Blanche Lynn Whittemore of Paul McDonald of Merced, Calif.. son, Mrs. Minnie Smith, the Washington, D. C. came home Mrs. McDonald is the former members of the many commit- for the Jubilee. Other guests of Connie Short and Mrs. Johnso. tees, Carl Moen and the Ra.res the Shorts included Mrs. Kend- is the former Anne Short. orchestras, (Morris Douglas, dance all Johnson and two children of caller, and so many others that Worling, Wyo., and Lt. and Mrs Drive, Eo You'll Arrive Alive the News would probably be week's 1,ate in get'ting to press, Marshall Miller's 1909 tt__ t*t if we tried to give a complete nupmoone list. Vic Thompson donated the ff NEVER FAILS celebration, was relatively quiet, with local churches holding spe- cial services in honor of the Ju- bilee, climaxed by the Old Set- tlers picnic at Sentinel utte which was quite well attended inspite of the extreme hot weath- er. Guests At Short Ranch -- Miss Sandra Taylor of Mar- shalltown, Iowa, was a guest at the Don Short ranch and at their home in Beach this past week. Mrs. Don Short, her dau- ghter Susan and mother, Mrs. "Donnie and Beverly Dickerson, which was the Cameo tudio's grandchil, dn of the late Mar- entry in the Jubilee parade Sat. shall Miller, are shown standin: in front of his 1909 t::up:T:obi!e, (Cameo Photo COMBINE SPECIALS ,, l John Deere, 14' combine. Like new, cut only 900 acres.- A good buy! , 2 IHC "123; .Self-Propelled in reasonably good condition, with a slight overhaul. They WE TRADE WE FINANCE DAKOTA FARM EQUIP. CO. Ballard Broa, prop. Beach, N. Dak. Priced right. 1 1953 2. D. 14 ft. cut in very good condition: Sealed bearings. -SOLD. 1 IHC Pull-type 122, very good, $650. 2 Used  tm Pickup Attachments. .... 1 Used John Deere Pickup Attachment. Priced righL l 1951Model 27,14 ft. cut Massey m good shape. will cut your crop for years to come. TAKE YOUR PICK. :. $375 1 IHC Self.propelled, in good cond. for $750.00 1 1950 Model 27-14 ft. cut Massey in good shape.