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a 5.3... The B VOLUME XXXVI Bolfield Coach Killed Near Terry, Bcaehite Injured ‘ Collision at a truck and two cars last Friday night, August 5 resulting in the death of one man, and injured six others near rem; t. The dead man. was identified as Eddie \D. Kroc- ger. athleticwoadi; and teacher , 14, who Daughter Dies “:10 B At Washington, D. C. An P6 ow, ‘, .Mrs. «Rube Clark of Beach was GU11 Season Set called to Washington D. 0. last B , ,. ' . 7 0th the bow and gun seasons 961:1 by file landdel': diames'l, on apronghomed antelope havel 9“ “8’11 r, ‘ r5" 3"” been established for this :fall by Clark had gone there a few, . .n month before when Lynch.Gove1-riors proclamation which . ei. “all”: can. of «he Beadh with his gm 1 other in. The chow and arrow season for a few days. Mrs. Clark’s other daughter who lives in Minneapo- lis. M‘i., accompanied her to, west of the Missouri River for MEDORA, BILLINGS COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA are published elsewhere in mist-was, well known in Beach, Golva, the taking of pronghorns, will for several yearsprior to moving be open in all counties south and to “ ioneer THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 1960 NUMBER 11 Mrs. Orb—ha Blue" Suceumbs In Calif. Mrs. Orp'ha Blue, formerly of the Golva community, died at her California home on July 22 1960, after a long illness. She and the Alpha community, near where her family had alarmed Orpha Blue was born in Ells- Handicapped Kids To Camp Grassick ‘Handica/pped children will be going to Caxanrassick, the Elks’ ,Easter Seal Camp at Dawson, N. 1)., from Aug. .14 to Aug. 27, this year. It is for severely disabled youngsters and , provided recre- ational facilities which these ldiildaren need badly. They will be given the opportunity (to de- velop new skills and hobbies. and make new friends, an im- portant part of the rehabilitation Glass ‘ Menagerie To Show At Medora “'llh-e Glass ,Menaxgerie" writ- ten by Tennesee Williams and directed by David Frankel will: be presmted Monday evening, August 22, 1960 at 8:30 pm. in the Town Hall of Medora. Ad- mission is tree! I The Glass Menagerie will fea~ ture Janice Lommen; diaries, Sonny, Shillings; Judy Grats- at the 'Belfiel'd High School last Washington for the last rites. year, who was £110va to Oregon- The Clerks moved ‘back into their; flimsy ‘ramlma-n Gene Mfl‘ home about 4 weeks ago, after. ler said'ypre'liminary inVEStigauon workmen completed the task of indicated that the westbound 1} rebuilding the entire interior,I ton «truck containing the fumble was destroyed «by a fire ture of Mr. meet. and drwemafter an explosion when Mrs 16} days. The season gets under- worth, Minn. sent. 11, 1874. dang way at noon (MST) on Friday, @1113: of Ms. and "Mrs. Frank Sept. and will end at sundown Denamorc. She married Willie on Sept. 18. Blue in 1891. in Valley Springsl The gun season on antelope ,'S. ’Dak., and in 1913 moved onto will open in 8 designated rmitsia farm nine miles SE of Golva at noon on. Sept. 23 and end at Her hudband died in 1924 and sunset on the 26th. Open units rtfiiereaiter she alternated between Kurd and John Griess in the principal roles. Kerry Rowan, asst. to the di¢ 01100 Trotters Man rector and technical director will; create the special lighting and Dies At Mohall or the handicapped child. sound aflocts. The Wentation of this major by Jerome Knopisk of Belfield, collided on the cen-terline of? Higlway 10, 1% miles east of Terry. The truck. went out of control approximately 100 feet before rolling over on its side, crushing Kroeger to death on the right side of the cab. Knopik suf— fered numerous cuts and was shall-(en up. Another person in. the? truck, Larry Opp, field was not hurt. In the sedan ‘Darold (Dick) Kukowski of Beach rural, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Kukowski; he, and another soldier, William‘ Howe, both from IFt. Lewis, Wn., were homebound for a furlough. in Kukowski's car. Kukowski sufiered a fracture of the left leg and am and was taken to the N. P. Hospital in Glendive. Dick’s. parents are with him at the hos- pital almost all of the time, ev- en though it is harvest season at their farm. Howe, {com (Mich, is 'believod to have only minor cuts1 and bruises. He 'had several fa~i ciail wounds which required stit-‘ ches. The other car, a foreign make,‘ driven by Claude Hollis, about’ 25, also contained Mr. and Mrs} Dennis L. Carlson, all Tenino,. Wn. Hollis had both legs mimic—l en and a possible fracture of the} arm, while Cal-rson received a: broken leg, also of Bel-r and Mrs. Carlson} escaped with a gash over one. eye. ’Ilhey are in 9. Miles City} hospital. MEMORIAL SERVICES HELD FOR COACH KBOEGER Memorial services for Coach, Eddie Kroeger who was killed in a car-truck ("unison near Tet-I ry, Montana, were ‘held in the‘ school auditorium in Belfield, Tuesday p.m. The Rev. Conklin“ of the Presbyterian church had‘ charge. Mrs. Comklin and Mrs» Roger Newton sang with Mrs. 'Ilheo. Barrow at the piano. Fung Vera] serv ces {for Mr. Kroeger will be in the Predbyterian dh'urrchg in Rapid City, S. D. on Wednes- day. NEW ADDITION TO COURT HOUSE AT MEDORA Jolm Phil of IBelifield is put- ting a new vestibule on thei County Court House at Medora. The new addition will be alboutD twice the size of the old one and will face west instead of north as the old one. 'Dhe new, 3th will accomodate a large bulletin board m the post-l tug of notices and publications. and will be}; welcome .addition' to the Court House. NOTICE The annual of the form- er of Jackson County. Wise, will be held at the Swim- ming Pool ‘Paflc in Glendive, at noon on Sunda , August 14. All' ~Agent. Her mother from Mir". .the time of the tragedy. iCoach And Family ' E moving from Beach ,home in Jamestown, where Mr Mrs, Clark was away to attend the funeral of her son in law. Lyle Sick Killed In Tractor Mishap lLyle Sidh, 11, son of Mrs. Jer- are all in the southwestern part of the state. 'llhere are no restrictions on the number of bow licenses avail- able. 'Ilhere were 279 licensed Ibowhunters afield :for antelope last fall. This year marks our 3rd successive archery season on antelope in ‘N. D. And a N. D. ‘ry eesha of the Winaux County.b“Wh“nter Still holds the World’s . . record for lbowkilled antelope. lmured Those who want to hunt ante- lope during the rifle season must go thru the usual drawing for a rural area, was fatally last Thursday, August 4, as he was returning home from the field on a tractor with his step- father. He was believed to have \been: standing on the shield over on {power-takeoff and fell, the tractor passing over him, resulting in instant death. They were haulq ing a large load of bundles of 091m auditors or their sub-agents and The youngster was taken to from department ifield personnel, 0rd, Nelbr., (his former home, forfllhe $6 license fee must accom- la'st rites at the Methodist church. pany the application and be in and burial this Monday. Augus gthe Game and Fish Dept. office cept for landowners living in the permit upon application. There will be approximately 2,050 per- mits availalbl-e in the 8 units. Application forms for the draw- ing are available from county limited number of permits—exJ open units, who may purchase a’ living in ‘rBieach and Newport Beach, Calif. For several years pieced-mg her death she had made her home with her d-augh xter. ’Mrs. Dorothy Johnson, in Costa 'Mesa, Calif; Besides her daughter «Dorothy Mrs. C. P. Johnson, other sur- vivors include two sons, Dallas Blue of Huntington Beach, Calif. Clifford Blue of Davis, Calif. and one daughter Mrs. Ruth Gerrish, lin 1935. One lbrother, Clifford Densmore, lives in Stielecoom, Wm. She also leaves 7 grandchil- Day Adventist church Elder Glenn Goflfar, .ba/ptiz-ed [her into the church, of— ficiated at the funeral services. “17,30 lgfllamond Aydt ofificiating at both Elmer Leslie Hubbard, 71, who homesteaded near Bead; in 1910, died in his sleep a few days ago at his home in lMolhalll, N. D. He entered the banking business in 1921 at Antler, and four years later moved the bank to Mohall. He was president of the Citi- zens State Bank there .for many years until retiring, but had maintained an interest in its management up to the time of Costa Mesa. One son, Edgar, died”his idea‘nh‘ He and his Wife were ice-owners of the :Bank. Funeral services were held at St. Jerome’s Catliolic c‘hurdh, Mo- { 1 dren and 21 great-grandchildren.lham". on TueSday’ fou'owefi by a Orpha Blue joined the Seventh-“gem,”e later that day m the uDalhle Chapel, with Rev. Ray- services. Mohall in the Cemetery. Interment was Community Interment was at Harbor Restifle 1535ugvi'ved 'by his Wife Vi Memorial ‘Park, in Costa Mesa,’wan aughters' Mrs. Martz, Calif. on July 25. Orpha Blue was beloved by all who knew ‘her for 1her kindness 8, 1960. ’He was laid to rest be {by 4:15 p.m. (CST) on August and devotion to her family and side his father there. 322. Landowner application forms Lyle is survived by his moth-‘ are available from the same 10- er, Mrs. (Jerry) Etta Mae Pesha lcall agentS. ‘but must be in the 1 \bnother, Allen, 9, and two s'te.~1:-,'31¢?‘pt-’S Ofifice by The 18th. sisters. Lyle Sioh was born Mamh‘ Only Peslden‘ts are eligible to x, 1959, in Neer and had lived hunt antelope during the gun in N. D. for the past 3 years. Hejseason. However, both residents attended school. in Wibaux land non-residents may hunt these Mont. His mother is secretary t) big game mammals during the the Wiibaux County Extensioni bOW Season. license fee is $25.00. 3 Know-Peterson was visiting the Pesha family at l; Move To Jamestown Speak VOWS I Beach athletic coach LaVernel Jess/en and family Will be{-Mr. and Mrs. Walter Knote of this Fri-EBaker, N. D., and Earl 313. Peter- day, August 12, for their new‘son of Beach, son of Mr, and _ J. 0. Peterson of Watford Jessen Will coach and teach. City, formerly of Beach, were :He has served very capably a imazrried in a ceremony which coach at the Beach high schoo [took place on July 30, 1960, at for the )past four years, and he St. Mary’s *Rectory, Knox, N, D. and his wife have, made ma‘ny‘Trhe Rev. F. X. Miller ofificiated. staunch friends, all of Whom re" For her wedding the bride wore g-ret seeing them leave. but sin-la blue and white knit cotton cerely hope they like their neW~sheath dress with white and gray surroundings and continue “heir accessories v‘H-er waist corsage winning ways with people and’was a single exotic blush tinted teams! ivory glamelia. Miss Bonnie Larson of Leeds was her cousinls only attendant Jeannine Knots, daughter of Baby Girl f- 'Ilhe non—resident l I h The Golden neighbors. She could sympathize with others while containing he: own personal distress. Through- out her entire life she had 2. deep religious convictiion for all that was noble. She leaves a host of friends in this community as well as in Calif. She had been active in the Sunshine Society in Golva and the Royal Neighbors of Beach. Horse Show To Lille Held At Fair Valley County HFair 1Board is planning to again incorporate an approved Quart er Horse Show into its 1960 fair program. The event will be held on 'Sept. 9 at 1:30 p.m. A com- mittee headed by Ueckert, Dr. Wm. Amsden and the county agent are working out details of the show. Allso included will be an open one, consisting of barrel racing and western riding horse vcon- tests. Trophies will be awarded in both classes. Patterns and in structions for the‘lbarrel racin and western riding contests are class horse show, open to every. ‘Minot. Mrs. Betty Banker, Mo- ‘hall and Mrs. Barbara Kurmi’ll‘er New York City, 7 grandchildren brothers, Wilbur IF. Hubbard Everson, Wn. and C. E. Hubbard, Stanwood. Wn. Elmer Hubibard ,was born at St. Cloud. Minn, ‘March 7, 1889, and farmed south of Trotters «from 19-10 to 1920. and was a schoolmate and close 'friend of the late H. l... Halliday of Beach. l \ 1 Miss Jahr Wide} .From Jerusalem l Miss Sophie Jahr. for years a gscience teacher at the Beach high {school, now retired, iNews recently from Jerusa- lem, Jordan. She said she had seen many refugees in camps poor, they were better ofif than ithose citizens who lost their land, las the latter got no UNWRA help. , Miss Ja'hi' explained that Jor- dan, west of the river. has a ~ .1 , r.-. . ' .. lB'en Thompson, Burns Abernet‘hy.range Of low’ 10“) “‘Uu‘namb' Stone fences and terraces are everywhere, and in the Jerusalem ,area the road were built ’by the British, and have numerous hair- pin turns! Miss Jahr's message was on a postal card with a picture of the modern—day Bethe .le-ham, and all buildings appear~ ed to have ‘been constructed of stone, or other masonry mater- ,ials. Many of the churches had "courtyards enclosed by high 3M]: and Mrs. Gene thnstone.‘5he wore a blue batiste dress available at the county agent’sg ‘ are the proud parents of, a baby with white accessories.‘ffler corv girl born to them on Monday, Sage was of pink fienched carna- August 1 at the rNIP Hospital in none and garnet roses. Glendive, Mont. She was named Attending me bridemm was may Lynne and weighed in at Michaele of Leeds. 7 lbs. 10 02. She is “he 3mm Friends and relatives 'asswbéi stone’s third girl. at the home of the bride's 1381‘ A! Parental Home — mtg éifiyfecaptmn ‘9ka ‘ Mr. and Mrs. Larry Bares o! and Mrs. Peterson will be Lefor have been staying at the at home in Beach, after August home of her parents, Mr. and 8th. Mr. Peterson is agricultural Mrs. Don Kittehzon of the rural representative with the Partners area. Larry has been helping and Merchants Bank in {Beach Well Behaved Kids At Record HOp It Was a very well—«behaved group of young People who turn- ed out {brittle Age IReco’rd Hop at“Beach’Thursday evening, 4; according to a note re- ceived “at the “flows otfice this ‘weekfth‘om the: Sponsors, KIDlX, ‘Did‘rinsdn. Lauren Haacke, pro. gram director added that some- ztormer Wise. residents are in- with the combining and they will and Mrs. Peterson tearfireslhmne one or something in Beach must tilted. your own picnic lurid-l. W TR MEMENTO - A granddaughter 0 return to Lefor soon where he economiw at the Beach high. has a teaching job. School. fTheodore Roosevelt, Mrs. Andrew M. Williams, Jr., of Seattle, Wash, the former Edith Roosevelt Derby, presents a saddle once belonging to the Rough Rider President to Theodore Roosevelt Na- tional Memorial Park at ceremonies in'Medora. With Mrs. Williams are her two sons, Dick, 16, extreme left, and Andy, 17, a summer hand at the'Brccks Keogh ranch near Keene. Stud ing- the saddlii of 1880 vintage, at right, are Park Supt. 'JohnW‘.;Jay,‘Jr., Rep. on L. Shortl , , 5 y . wrotfllé’fioose‘velt Park Committee of the GreaterNorth.Dakota.Assn., Sport; r ~- tor of the presentation‘ce‘remony. (AR StatoPh‘otol . . -ND), and John Rouzie, Bowman, chair-7, have had an influence for good over these young people, for which We can allbe proud. ; omit noose f Open ‘House‘will be held at the Peter Lardy home in Sentinel Butte on Monday, August 15 from to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. in honor of their daughter, Sis- ter Yvorme, who is a teacher at the Cathedral Grade School in Bismarck. Her home is at An-l nunciation Priory, there. All friends are invited. Has Lung Removed —- Jim .Barnhart, well known throughout this area, had surgery last week at a Rochester, Minn. hospital, after going thru then moved one lung, and Jim wast recovering satisfactorily at last: reports. life (had had surgery for" correction of a tubercular mitesl tion. of the lung a few years ago, but his condition took a turn for the worse recently. Mr. Barn hart is a resident of Modern, and while he is from his present his son Gaylord Is meLog Cabin owned by Pin: and minus. I ter hr low of" fences, and it looked as though all their weather was hot. Miss that country-"to do it not sunnner! CAN 1m MENTALLY RETARDED 75% or! all mental retardates in spring. per training they could be tat tax payers. Mr. and Mrs. l v Mayo Bros. Clinic. Surgeons re: W Mr. and (Mrs (Herman Dietz of there, and tho they were very‘ Jahr says it you intend to visitl can be rehabilitated. With pro-Icinity. payers instead of wards of the work marks an important step forward dor the citizens of! Mado- ra and members of the “Old Four-Eyes" company who have so devotedly given of their time and energies to create an ex— perimental community theatre in which the very best of dramatic productions may the offered with— out charge to the pulblic. The first production of the season was William Saroya-n‘s "Hello Out There" under the di- rection of 'David Grimm. , Last Monday evening two plays ,‘were presented, Oh‘eohov’s, “The “Boar”, directed by Tom lRad- :Cliff. and an original play by lDavid Lommen entitled “The ‘fMisfit”. l , ’Ilhe cast sincerely hope that all of Medora and the surrounding communities can participate in the enjoyment of our next pro— duction, “The Glass Menagerie", on August 22 at 8:30 p.m. in the Town Hall. M-“ Oncewlleachite :Dies August 5 Mr. and ers. Earl Baker of j'Beaoh received word Saturday, Aug. 6, that their brother in law, .Oharles Johnson of West iHolly- iwood, Calif., had passed away :on August 5th. ‘He was well known in and around Beach, as he resided there from 1904 until 1919, when he and his family wrote the moved to West Hollywood. For several years, while he. lived at Beach, he was fmployed as Supt. of Water Worlds. lie is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Norma Pine, and a son. Or- ville Johnson, both of whom were born in Be sch, several grandchildren, and many rela- tives and friends in this com- munity. and in Calif. He was a frequent visitor in Beach unti his health began to fail. Mr. Johnson was a member of tho Congregational church, and was very active in it. serving as supt. of S. S., in young people's groups, and other offices. In 1909 he was married to lliss Edith Jordan, who passed away in 1944 ‘of cancer. ,Soc. Sec. Rep. Eln Beach August 18 i A representative of the Bis- jmarck office of the Social Secur- Iit’y Admin. will be at the county courthouse at Beach on Thursday August 18 beginning at 10 am. People living in the Beach vi. eligible for insurance benefits or who wish to inquire on their rights under the pro gram are invited to call on him Herman Dietz congratulations and [best with— ‘ 1* {Butte are shown at ,theflfih‘omg clam ,, film 0! {fiends T ding" anew ' «heldJune ‘ 18, 1960, at home. They received 251%: or silver wedA’at theiryypen-WL (Came Photo")