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’1 i. s. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1945 THE BlLLlNGS COUNTY PIONEER A Continuation of "THE BADLANDS COWBOY" Established in 1883 H. R. JOHNSON. Manager w. W. MALKOWSKI. Manager ALICE L. LEBO: Managing Editor Entered in the Post Office at Medora, Billings County. N’.‘;‘th Dakota, Feb- mary 15, 1934, as second class matter under the Act of March 3, 1879. flicial Newspaper of the County of gillings, State of North Dakota. Published every Thursday at Medora. Billings County, North Dakota. Subscription: 51.50 per year in Idvanco M TWENTY—FIVE YEARS AGO Billings County Pioneer September 17, 1930 Mr. and W. J. may took their little daughter, Kathleen, to Dickinson Saturday where she had her tonsils and adenoids removed. She is getting along nicely. th Corkerycame home from St. Paul Thursday afternoon after hav- ing gone down with some stock a few days previous. He was met here by Mrs. Corkery on Saturday. Mrs. Darius Olmstead and daugh- ter, Geraldine, were passengers to Dickinson on Tuesday on a shop- ping tour. Oren Kend-ley, who has been gone the past month visiting relatives and friends in Washington, Mon— tana- and Dakota, returned home Sunday, he is looking very much better than when he went and says he is feeling fine. John Tester was a Dickinson vis- itor Sunday returning home in. the evening. Mrs. H. G. Kinmark and daugh- ters, Doris, Evelyn and Ethel left Wednesday for an extended visit at the home of her sister at San— ger. Miss Pearl Gray was very agree- ably surprised Saunday evening by Several friends complimentary to her departure for Watertown, S. D., where she expects to spend the Winter. Cards were indulged in until a late hour after which a fine lunch was served. M. W. Brandt is the owner of a new Dodge roadster. Sheriff Will and wife were Sun- day guests at the homes of his brothers, John and Otto Will, near Sentinel Butte. Mr. and Mrs. J. 0. Gray and daughter, Pearl, Pheet Nesbit, Ger- aldine Williamson and W. R. Tester motored to Sentinel Butte on Thurs- day evening to take in a movie. The Misses Ann M. Keribon and Ella Hoern-ke of Oconto, Wis., ar— rived here last week, Miss Karbon to teach the Porter School and the latter 'to teach the Rocky Ridge GORHAM 'F'loyd Williams, who recently re- turned from overseas, arrived from Florida Saturday evening 'Or a visit with his sister, Mrs. Bertram Johnson Fifty-four enjoyed the dinner and social p. m., at the John Egly home Sunday, for the W. C. Cam- eron family from Greeley. Duane Inderguard and Roberta Cameron favored the folks with much music. 0. O. 'I‘alkington and Paul Loffelmacher families from Mum and SteVe Miller and wife from Dickinson were special guestS. Mrs. Ruth Helgeson, from Wat- ford City, began teaching in Dis- trict No. 7, Monday. It rained Sunday night causing a few more days delay in thredh- ing. . Roberta Cameron was an over- night guest at the W. Haniuk home, Saturday. Mrs. Roy Gethmiann spent the week end at home. She is staying in Dickinson where .her daughter. Pauline, is attending school. Walter and Joyce Haniuk, Amnil- la Gregory and Marzcuk brothers left Monday morning for Dickinson where they attend Model High. Ray Hatley is now driving a new Pickup._ Mrs. Stephen Palaniuk moved to Belfield where their children attend school. MRIWGWMWR SEW! Colo. will i Oyhus and children were lat Dickinson for a. ViSit with Mr. The Week Around Medora La Vei'rlc~~lSonny) Brown, was a; Oyhus, at a camp in the east while in Dickinson on dental patient fiThursdiay of last week. W. J. Ray and Jno. H. Hanson returned from St. Paul Friday of last week, after accompanying their shipment of cattle to that place. Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Becker were in town last Friday and were dinner guests at the Paul W. Lebo home. William (Jiggs) Council, who has been making a short visit in town. left last Friday for Rails, where he is employed by lihe Haggart-Nbel Construction Company. Clarice Anderson and Joan White left last Friday for a visit of a. week at the Roy Lillibridge ranch north of Belfield. Miss Arlene Ray started work last Monday in the County Auditor’s office. County Superintendent Ann M. Brown was off duty last Monday due to an attack of pleurisy. Waiter Brown, in the employ of the Experimental Station at Man- dan, visited relatives in town on Tuesday. Paul W. Lobo, Paul Alan Lebo and Jerome Lebo. drove to Savage, Mont, last Saturday afternoon for a visit with relatives, returning home Sunday evening. Charles 0. McCutchan has re- ceived his discharge from the Arm- ed Forces and he and Mrs. Mc- Cutchan are in Medora. for a visit with relatives. Mr. McCutc‘ha-n ex- pects to locate somewhere in this neighborhood and start ranching. Mrs. Holtz, Mr. and Mrs. John Godfrey, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur C. Wines and Harriet Sice, motored to Grassy Butte for a. visit with rela- tives last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd McCutdhan and children arrived here last Sat- urday to make their home. Their furniture arrived and was unloaded Tuesday. Mr. McCutchan is to be signal mintainer for the Northern Pacific at this point. John 'I‘rotter, who has been in the Armed Forces for some time, has received his honorable dis- charge and returned home last Sat- urday. Mrs. Trotter has been mak- ing her home with her father, fouls Pelissier, during the absence of her husband from home. Miss Roberta Roberts has com- pleted her work as Clerk of the Selective Service of Billings County and has entered the Dickinson State Teachers College for the year’s school work. Joan Lelbo and Marilyn Christen- sen left for Dickinson by bus last Sunday evening where they en- rolled in the Model High the next day. They were accompanied by ’Irma Mary Lebo who is Clerk at the Selective Service Board of Stark County. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Ray motored to Dickinson Tuesday where Mr. Ray took care of business affairs and Mrs Ray was a patron of the Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Daub of Fort Clark, visited at the Paul Lebo home for a short time last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. George of the Snow vicinity visited With Mrs. Kadrmas’ sister, MrS. Steve Kussy, last SundaY. James Palaniuk and Clarence Lindbo were in town last Monday to register with the Selective Serv- ice following their honorable dis- chareg from the Armed Forces. M’r. Palaniuk is a veteran of World War I and II, and Mr. Lindbo was formerly a member of the National Guard of the State of North Dkota. Welcome back home boys. Miss. Carol McLeod and Mrs. Ted Oyhus and children took No. 4 for Dickinson Friday of last week. Mrs. to entrain THE BILLINGS COUNTY PIONEER Carol McLeod returned to Medora on the early morning bus Monday morning and then returned to the 1ranch via the Reilly Transport 1 company. ‘ According to a phone call re- ceived by Mr. and Mrs. Ira Tisor, from their daughter-in-law, Ruby ’Tisor, their son, Leo Tisor has returned from service abroad and is now in the United States. Residents of Medora are shiver- ing these days from lack of coal despite the fact that an abundance of lignitc coal is present all around the town. Labor Shortage has pre- vented the opening of the local mine and the court house and school are without fuel. At this writing, audiwrities have been un- able to have any fuel hauled in, but are making effort to secure al supply. Ma’s. Emma Lawson spent lasts Sunday visiting her daughter, Mrs. Roy Noyes at Beam. Sonny Brown has left for New England, where he is to be em- ployed by the Hegg‘art Construc- tion company. Mr. and Mrs. Walter C. Christen- sen are enjoying a. visit from Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Halversen of Jbrsey City, New Jersey. Mr. Hial- versen is a cousin of Mrs. Christen- sen. Lieut. Russell Hubbel, who has been spending his furlough with his moilher, Mrs. Frieda Hinkel, left Est Snday to return to his base for reamignment. Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Olsen drove in from the north country to re- plenish the family larder and greet friends Tuesday afternoon. (Mr. and Mrs. George R. Radial! have .taken over the Log Cabin Ber, lock, stock and barrel and are ready to give service, par ex- cellence, to their many friends and customers. Mr. and Mrs. D. L. McLeod were in town Tuesday enroute to Dick- inson on business matters and shopping. Pearl (Bulb) Trotter came in from Grassy Butte to enroll in the local high school for the winter. Local young folks staged a fare- well party for Russell Hubbel mi- day night of last week. A. J. Anderson and son, Allen, drove to Dickinson last 8%- urday where Allen was to under- go tonsillectomy, but he was suf- fering from a cold and could not undergo the operation. While there the car developed transmission trouble, necessitating of repair which was not completed until Monday evening. Mrs. Harry Roberts was a visitor in Beach last Sunday to take a treatment from Dr. Bush. Lucille Cossette is now employed as stenographer in the Farm Sec- urity Administration office here. She is making her home with her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Eaton. Lieut. Russell FIqu and Lieut. K(jg) Everett Ackley, both home on ’leave, were visitors in Dickinson last Saturday. Postmaster J. J. Eat/on is report— ed tovlbe at Rochester. Minn, where he is slated to undergo an opera.- tion and treatments. ers. (has. Wolf is working in the postoilfice in his absence. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Austin visited Mrs. Austin's sister, Mrs. Willie Bahm, here last Friday night, going thence Saturday to Savage, Mont. The Austins have sold their prop- erty in Slope County, but have not decided to locate as yet. The Northern Pacific bridge over the Little Missouri River is receiv— ing a new coat of paint. One of the crew painters had a scaffold break under him last week drop- ping him to the rocks in the river, causing bad scalp lacertions and fractures. He was rushed to the Beach hospital where, at last re- ports, he is making rapid recovery. Mail carrier Johnny Reilly was given a party in honor of his birth- day (we don't know which one, and will not tell) by his manyafriends, and he received a beautiful gift by the guests. Mr. and Mrs Don Ray and daughters visited the Weldon Grat- tons at Peaceful Valley Ranch last Friday. Mrs. J. C. Rasmussen and Mrs. Ray Bowen took in the Fall Fest- ival at Belfield on Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Host of Ollie, Mont, stopped briefly in Me- dora last Sunday enroute to Bel- field where they were to visit Mrs. Rost's mother, Mrs. Metzger George Armin-nail: of Belfieid was in town Wednesday on business with the Selective Service Board. The sad now was received here last week end of the sudden death of James Soules, Clerk of Court of Stark County, Who dropped dead in Bismarck last Saturday. Funeral services were held at Dickinson last Monday afternoon. His suc- HECKLER — Mary Elvlngstono will be on hand for the opening of the Jack Benny Show on Sept. 30. She‘ll be In her regular niche as heckler of the “most generous man In the world." cessor in office was to be appointed Monday afternoon, but up to this writing we have not heard who was appointed. Mr. Soules was very well and favorably known to many Billings County people. Under an Associated Press date line of Tokyo, we learn that mine- sweepeis under ennui-lend of ‘Capt. G. K. Carmichael have started to clear the minefields on Chosi, on lthe Honshu coast east of Tokyo» after clearing the Sendai area. Billy Lawson, grandson of Mrs. Emma Lawson and son of William Dawson, is a member of that conunand on the U. S. S. Chief and who is now. a. Machinist’s Mate, Third Class. Billy is rapidly receiving the Well merited promotions. and we hope he continues to climb. 1 n to l ’6 v . ecessad'y start. weigh NDFU Membership. Cains During Year “With only September remaining, in the fiscal year, the North Da- kota Farmers Union will show an increase over the record dues-pay- ing membership of 26,000, Martin Byrne, director of membership, an- nounced this week. During the Month a drive will be conducted in all Farmers Union locals to get unpaid menibers to .put their memberships in good standing for 4945, Byrne announc- ed. Twenty-nine counties now have larger membership rolls than in 1944, he announced. Stark county WHY CONTINUE YOUR Deafness \ MR. R. J. 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The counties over the 1944 mem— bership figures on Sept. 1, include Adams, Barnes, Benson, Billings, Burke, Eddy, Foster, Golden Valley, Grand Forks, Grant, Griggs, Mc- Henry, McKenzie, Mercer, Morton, Mountrail, Pierce, Ramsey, Ran- som, Renville, Richland, Rolette, Sioux, Stark, Steele, Traill, Walsh, Ward and Wells. North Dakota. ranks first among native sheep states and 8th among all states in average weight of Want Ads FOR SALE— mo Chevrolet 1% ton truck with grain box and commercial license, good tires. Ralph Mosser, Trotters. 413-th Veterans—Look Here! Men and women Wlanted to start in busi— 200 Farm-Home Products. Thous- ands our Dealers now make quick sales, big profits. For par- ticulars write Rnwleigh’s Dept. Nixon-193, Mnneapolis, Minn. FOR SALE-One bath tub on base; One Royal Blue cream separator. ,Billie Bahm, Medora. 15 FOR. SALE—20 head registered yearling bulls; also head of registered 3-year old bulls. Rabi! 434m WANTED—Man or woman. Route experience preferred but not NDI-Ma-M. Mnneapolls, Dept. Minn. 15 PAGE FIVE FARM ENGINES AVAILABLE Production controls have been dropped, and pcrference certificates are no longer necessary to obtain farm engines, the AAA advises. WHEAT PRODUCTION HIGHER. UJS.DJA. September 1 estimate-s place North Dakota‘s 1945 wheat production at 166,071,000 bushels. This figure tops last year’s all-time record by 4,951,000 bushels, the AAA points out. W M- W. J. RAY Attorney-314.317 PRACTICE IN ALL COURTS Medora, N. Dak. W ESTRAYED Please Notify W. J. Ray of Medora, North Dakota, of all Shoulder or Hip; (Cross— (TC) Left Side Cattle, Submarginal Cattle or Horses branded L) Left Side on Cattle; running off Submarginal Range, side. (Bellows) on Left Jaw, Left Thigh on Horses; South of NP tracks or East of fence on North You will be reimbursed any expense in notifying. Any in- formation concerning the taking or stealing of this livestock will be rewarded under the Stock- growers Association Reward as published. Amman”! Andy Botkin, tavern keeper at the Garden Cafe, has a hobby. It’s writing to all the service men who used to make his place a sort of club. And do they appreciate it! One of them sent him a German com- bat helmet; another, a Jap flag. He’s got pictures and coins and souvenirs of all kinds on the wall—mementos with “To Andy" written on them. And he showed me the letters that he’s got back . . . from home- sick privates to reminiscent colo- nels. Letters about home and From where I sit 5y Joe Marsh Andy Boikin has hobby Main Street and the Garden Cafe . . . from men who remember lis- tening to football scores on Andy’s radio, sharing a mild glass of beer with friends . . . From where I sit, Andy‘s (1% ing a one-man job of boosting morale. Andy's spotless tavern, with its decent, homelike sur- roundings, is doing a job on the home front, too . . . in promoting moderation and wholesome re- laxation. Copyright, 1945, United States Brewer: Foundation I. Oo- PCUNIV 0... 0-06 Allfithe world loves a new dress—and especially a _teen-aged girl! She loves “something smooth” for I “hook-like our two-piece gabardine and rayon-and- i cotton dresses. And for dates it must be “super‘ glamour” like smart sheets and rayon crepesn Others at 4.98 and 5.90