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" 1 / &apos; The B0000ngs County Pioneer VOLUMN XXXIII MEDORA, BILLINGS COUNTY. NORTH DAKOTA tHURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1957 NUMBER 13 Jacob Tomamichel Rites Held Oct. 20 The 'Union Congregational church at Medora was the scene of a, fternoon funeral services of Jacob J. Tomamichel on Sun- day, Oct. 20, 1957, with Roy. C, Lee Birdsall officiatirg at the rites at 2:30 p.m..Mr. Tomamichel succumbed at the Johnstone Memorial hospital in Beach on "'lhursday, Oct. 17, after an ill- ness of a'bout eight months, at he age of 83 years, 9 months and 24 days. Special music at the services was provid,ed by Mr. Thomas DeHaven, singing "The Old Rug- ged Cross" and "Beside Still Waters", accompanied ,by irs. DeHaven. Pallbearers included Vern ,Myers, Lester Tiser, Lloyd MVCutchan, Robert Myers, Ber- mard Wilson and Wayne Mall- or:L Interment followed in the Sentinel Butte cemetery, where .he was laid to rest beside his wie who died several years ago. Honorary pallbearers were Lars Vanvig. Art Parker, Ben Bird, Archie Nesbet, LaVerne Brown, Harry Roberts, Ira Tisor, Clyde Myers, Steve Chase, Kjolborn Bye and Win. MeCarty. Jacob J<hn Tomamichel was born in indianapolis, Ind., on Dec. 23, 1873. His father, John Tomamichel became can,tenment officer at Old Fort Laramie, in Wy., and it was there that Joke spent ,his early life. At a very early age he went to Texas, and as a wrangler boy helped drive ,a herd of Texas longhorn cattle up to Wyo., ov- er the rugged Old Chisholm Trail. in 189 Jake came to the state of N. D. by wagon trairr from Wyo. with the Reid broth- ers. He worked for several cattle outfits here, including the 3 7% lhe Ox Bow, .the J-I T, the Maltese" Cross (which was owned by the late President Theodore Roose- velt), and the Ctrster Trail ranch. It was at the Iatter ranch that he met and married Miss Emma Brown, on Dec. 9, 1895. To this union two children were born Walter, now deceased, and Les- Ser, who lives at Cooks, Mich. .Wf. Tomazvdchel homesteaded on Knutsen Creek in 1896 where he ranched until he sold out to the Roosevelt iVfemorial Park ,in 1940. St was at this time that e moved into Medora, where he spen the remaining years of 'his life. Jake was a top cow- hand, and during his active years won many prizes in .roping ,and saddle bronc riding at rod- cos around the country. Road Work Has Alice Lebo BrMe Started At Park James Garrison Preliminary road work has ,been started on the new road to be "built in the Theodore Roos- evelt National Memorial ark north of Medora. ,Members of the Tennefos Construction Co. of Fargo have been moving in for the past ,ten days getting ready for the project. Work on the Park road is be- ing started at the Peaceful Val- ley Ranch and working south along the river into Medora. Kovash Construction of Dick- inson has completed their exca- vation contract or the water and sewage lines and work on the water supply system. I,t is not known just how long Tennefos Construction will be working, but with weather per- mitting, a skeleton crew may be on the job M1 winter, Schulz Chev. Co. To Have Showing I The Schulz Chevrolet and Buick agency in Beach an- nounces the showing of the new 1958 Chevrolets and Buicks, with the Buick showing slated first, on Tuesday, Oct. 29, followed by the Chevrolet on Oct. 31. The all-new Chevrolets are 9 inches longer this year, ith Sculpturamic styling which g,ives the cars high style, and w. sweeping lines. The engine is all new also, and the frame, oupled with two new suspen- sion systems, to mention only a few of the major chassis ad- vances. Startling new styling and scores of mechanical advance- ments characterize the new Buicks. Mr. and Mrs. W. D. ,Schulz and employees invi:e Miss Alice H. ,Lobe, daug, hter <f VIvs Paul W. LObo of {Medora, and James L. Garrison, son of Mr. and iVLrs. L. S. Garrison of Osborne, Kansas, were married Friday, Oct. 4 at the First ,Pres- byterian Parsonage in Worla.nd qWyo. The Roy, Gale Prentice of- ficiated at the single ring cere- mony at 10 a.m. J1iss Bernice Craig of Worland was maid-of- honor and Mr. William Cady of Osborne, ansas, yeas best man. The bride wore a street dress of Alice blue faille, with cham- pagne accessories and a cor- sage of red and white mihiature iroses. The maid of honor chose a dusty rose .suit with lack ac- cessories and a corsage of pink rrriniature roses. The bridegroom and attendant wore convention- al business ,suits. The ,br, ide graduated from Me- dora high school and attended DSTC. She was employed at the employment agency in Dickin- son and Stanolind Oil and Gas Co., as secretary in Diclinson and moved 'to Wyo. with other employees of the company when the oiYice wa.s moved. She was employed at Worland by the Pan Ameriea, n etroleum Corp. and resigned her Position on Oct. 2. The 'br, idegroom is a g'ad- uate of Osborne high school and Fort Hays Kansas 'State College at Hays, Kansas. ,He has been employed by the Americana Corporation in the Western U. S. School Carnival SuPperCn00f'.At 4 tseacn on uer z Halloween N,ght ,,o an.nual Fall supper con- .ference conducted by the Gold- There will ,be a school carni- en Valley-,Billings county Inter- val at the vIedora Town Hall] church Council, will be held at on HalloWeen night beginning!the E. U. B. church in Bea0h on at 6:30, ad a supper for every- one with 50c to spend! There will be .no charge for children under school age, for supper. There will be quite a few ,booths as well as )ingo and a taJflnt show to enPtertain the crowd. Do come and have fun with your neighbors! [ The 1956-57 A,nnuals are now on sale at .he school for $1.09. ,Mis,s ,IalSbara Pederson and (Mr Maurice Ellingson from the County Extension office in Dickinson were out Tues. even- ing to explain the 4-H club pro- gram to paren.ts and students in the Medora area. They de- cided to organize two combina- Thurs., Oct. 24, starting at 6:30 p.m., with a potluck supper Theme will be "Marlcs of a Great Christian", Sunday school oCfi=ers,, teachers, parents and al'l church people of all denom- inations are invited to attend. The supper will be served by ,the entertaining church. A re- port will be given on the pro- gress of She Bib'le Reading Cam- alan, as well as other In,ter- church activities. Roy. Ross H,artman of the Con- gregational church at Dlcldnson will speak, to be followed by a discussion with Kye Trout as moderator. tion clulbs here with a junior Hardy Motor To a,rd senior division of them. GarYident Leppartthe seniorWaS chosen pres- el Ne M dels o8 club, wit00 odOW W 0 Judy Nunn as vice president, Bonnie Leppart as secretary, Db Hardy was recently so- Gary Bird as treasuTer, and Syd- leered as area chairman of the hey Y/urray as news reporter. N. D. Automobile Dealers. He The PTA had their regular announces the show date of the meeting on Wed., Oct. 16 at *lee 1958 model Chryslers, Dodges, schgol house Mrs. Eich- and Plymouths, on Nov. 1. It horst and Mrs. M. Vanvig a3 hostesses, tMany plans were dis- cussed about the beautifying of Medora. The also discussed the purchase of a new projector for the school and what and how much the club could do to help. and until recently was employ- ed .by Big Horn Chevrolet at Bounty Payments Worland, Wyo. In September Following a reception at the Washakie ,Hotel the couple left Total $1,234.10 for a h oneyrboon at .Jackson Iole and Yellowstone Park, and Bounty lai,ms presented hc wen ,to ,Osborne, Kansas, "to the N. D. Game and Fish Dept. for the month of September tot- visit the bridegroom's parents, al $1,234.10, according to Joyce you lo drop in and see both - the new Chevrolet and Buick rood-Grand Opening els next week, on the showing dates mentioned above, Tree Planting Record Broken 'N. D. broke all tree planting records in 1957, aeeodi,ng to Lyness G. Lloyd, State Conserva- tionist of the Soil Conselvaion Service of Bismarck. A total of 6,876,000 trees and shrubs were llanted by the 77 Soil Conservation Districts of N, D. in 1957. Thse trees were planted in field win@breaks, farmstead shelfbeRs, and wild- life habitat areas. Plantings were made on 3,710 Lloyd said A total of 1,110 miles of [ield and farmstead win@breaks were set ofit in 1957, compared to 961 miles in 1956. Over 3 million of these trees and shrubs were purchased from private nurseries in N. D. and neigtboring states. The rest were bought from the Soil Con- servation Districts' own nurser- ies at Bismarck and Cakes, and the Schoo'l of Forestry at Bot- tineau. Trees and shru,bs Ior he wild- life habitat lantings were fur- .He was interested in civic af- separate farms and ranCnes in airs and at one time served as all parts of the state. These ustice of the peace of Billings p'lantings occupy 8,758 acres, county. e was a member of the with the greater portion being Union Congregational church in in the eastern half of the state, Medora, where he also served as trustee. He leaves many loyal friends  cherish his memory. Hayden Takes Over "Swede's" Station ".Red" Hayden has taken over 'kbwede's" Texaco Service Sta- tion on the highway, and will be operating both his trucking business and the station. Mr. tHayden, has been engaged in all types f trucking for severaI years, and is well known to res- idents of this area. The station Will now be known as "Red's" Texaco Service, and they will be ffering both day and riht service x Mr. Wagner will be devot/rfg himself to driving a fzuck for the Hoyden Trucking concern from now on. He expresses hs hanks in his adv. for the many business courtesies he enjoyed while at the station. N. D. Picnic At San Diego Nov. 3 The N. D State SoCiety of .San Diego is sponsoring its an- nual picnic in the Golden Hills area of Balboa Park, the after- noon of Novem'ber 3, 1957. Bring food, friends and lots of mem- ories. Coffee to be served. For further information call in San Diego, BR 7-2805, AC 3-8743, or ,ttO 9-9559. The secretaTy is D. Tennesen. SHOT PENETRATES KNEE Bill Eckes, Jr., was hospitaliz- ed a couple of days last week, .as the result ot an accident at the local dump grounds on Fri- day. His friend, Glenn Fakler, on of the Gee. Faklers, acci- denta,Ily shot him in the knee dttrirg a playful tussle. The u'llet Penetrated the kneecap, but young Eckes is now back at 'his studies at the Beach high school nished ,by the N.-D. Game and Fish Dept4 Lloyd concluded. MEDORA UNION CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev. C. Lee Birdsall Associate Pastor Boehm, license clerk. The Sept. bounty claims were the lowest su, bmitted during the Dalle This Eve first quarter of the fiscal year. This is the first year that boun- ties have ,been paid out of lic- Workmen are putting the fin- ense fees and by the Game and ishing touches on the newly constructed Sentinel .Itte I-[all, I Fish Dept. Payments in July were $2,'066.55 and the August in prepara'tion for ,!  grand paymenCs ,were $1,920,q;Th opening there ihis3 Thursday I total patymen, ts for the quoter evening, Oct. 24. Mike Dosch and[ was $5,230.55. orchestra have been engag-1 Bounty payments for the two ed to play this eening. Carl years prior to being taken from Moen and 'band will also play Game and Fish ,funds were: for square da.nees, with Morris 1955-56 $99,000 and in i956-57 DouKlas doing the calling. Lunch will ,be served. The public Is cordially inited to attend the festivities. The Moon band and Mr. Douglas are donating their talents. Terracing Shown Here On Oct. 18 A" terracing demonstration was held on Soil Conservation Dist. owned land on ,Friday, Oct. 18. Several farmers and other in- terested persons observed the building of terraces with two dffferent rnachines. The $irst machine was a Whirlwind tot- racer rented from Stark County Sail Conservation District. This machine ,equires about thirty rounds to build up a terrace. The other motor patrol was $54,000. Payments were made from general tax money at that time Funds to the extent of $110,00 per biennium now ar supied from hunting license fees. Civil Rights Topic At Club Meeting Seventeen members -of the Wom.ans Club gathered at the .home of Mrs. Alice Anderson Monday, Oct. 21. President El- len Arnold presided a the Yneet- ing. 'Roll call was answered with something pertaining to the to,pie for the evening. A very thorough report was gven on the su'bject for the evening, Civil Rights Legislation, by Mary Trout. The report of the summer reading project in made available through coop- which 122 children participated oration of County Board of Corn- was also given. Librarian class, mlssmnels ,oI ths demonstra .' "' ". " ". . -los are scheduled to begin soon tmn TMs machine requires d mn Maflmce ' ] under the "rect" of ' about ten rounds to complete a Knutson. terrace. Mrs. Ina Still drew the door The demonstration was spon- prize for this meeting, A new sored by the Golden Valley Co. member, Mrs. Alice Still was Soil Ccmservaion Dist. Others also welcomed. cooperating were the SCS per- Those on the committee for , BOB HARDY HONORED will be a festive occasion with Cassedy To Be On N. Y. TV Show A special National C31S tele- vision appearance invitation from the Archdiocese of New York was extended to widely- known Father Elwood Cassedy of Home On The Range for Homeless Boys at Sentinel Butte. and Beaeh. "We have had wonderful co, operation from the newspapers and all types of information media and welcome them all in God's name to help our cause!" the priest stated. As the Archdiocese of New York's personal representative, Rev. Timothy J. Flynn of the ,Madison Ave. office---national communications headquarters, messages Father Cassedy in part: 'Dear Father Casse0y, WCBS 'IV in ew York City is current- ly producing a half hour religi- ous program that is telecast on Sunday morning, 9:30 to 10:00, entitled "The Way To Go." 'q'he format is an interview with a prominent national per- sonality each week such as yourself, and as you might ex- pect, the Sundays are rotated among Catholic, Protestant and Jewish interviewers. Since it has become the obli- gation .of the Archdiocese to re. crui new personalities to ,be inZ terviewed in the Sundays allot- ed to us, he would e very grateful to you if you would consent to appear on the pro- dram on Sunday, Nov. 10. "CI will, of course, assume all expenses, incurred in your coming to New York for the telecast. It is necessary hovcever, that you arrive here on Friday since Ormond grake, he in- terviewer, needs a preliminary session with enough time inter- orchids for the la,dies and eof- vening before going on the air fee and donuts for refreshrnehts. [or him to map out the details The new Plymouth models are with you. said to offer a choice of 6 on- 'he program is telecast Hve gines options with important in. but will be kinescoped and the novations for quiet and econom- resulting film will be telecast ical operation, and further ad- on the OBS owned and operat, vancements contributing to or- ed stations outside New York droll performance, to give the a later uently, lymouth for 1958 the greatest n of power ,plants t the %,0mpany s history. Bob Hardy said the large uu'rrrber Of engine options s being provided to .keep pace .with Plymouth's increasing mar- .ket, a market that has expand- ed to include owners who for- merly bought much more ex. pesix;e makes, the wide choice now allowing them to select the engine which ,best suits their needs. These and many other im,provemens will be explain- ed in detail to interested per- sons at the showing on Nov. 1. Be sure to drop in and inspect the many new models Hardys will have on display at that time. IOPPERS INVITED TO USE LOUNGE reach a num. many major cities Overa period of time. 'qDm'nand l}ake's goal is to {ti, ng out t personality of his guest in such a way as to make his interests, religlous motivation, etc. became mani- fest. During the course of the irterview, he likes to go into the personal work in which he "is engaged ant background of .his guest, then wind up with some "thought' question which, in" his own phraseology, indi- cates his guest's philosopy of life." "The program Itself will make few demands on your already crowded schedule. It will require about 1 hour's conversation pri- or to the telecast and a short camera rehearsal." Courtesy of Dickinson Press. The Ladie Lounge which s located in the Bijou Theatre Speaker At EUB ttldg., in the former GihnanlHarvest Festival Shoe Shop, is open for the con- venience of shoppers each after-I The Beach Evangelical United noon. from 1 p.m., until local Brethren Chttrch will ,be holding stores close "It is open each its annual Harvest Festival Saturday from 10 a.m., until Sunday, Octdber 27. The regular store closing time. The need wors:hip service will be at 11:00 for such a place for women a.m. with the Harvest Festival shoppers was revealed during Service at 2:30 p.m. The noon the contest held here last year meal will be served in the and is provided through the co. church basement operation of Beach businessmen, t Dr. Paul P. Petticord. presi- dent of Western Evangelical MASQUERADE DANCE Seminary and president of the AT ALPHA OCT. 25 National Assn. c{ EvangeticaN, SUNDAY sonnel, Willis Demke, area on- Reformation Sunday gineer for SCS, and the county agent 9:30 a.m. Worship service. Reinhardt Y, ischer, a distr.;ct Sermon: tt ,Has 'Stood The Test supervisor or the Golden Valley Of Centuries Co Soil Conservation District, When a man does not know discussed the district farm arid what ha,bor he is making for, no wind is the right wind. its purpose and planned use. He stressed plmas for develop- MEDORA LUTHERAN _ CHURCH Pastor Lambert I.axe- "UNDAY: SUNDAY WORSHIP THEME --. Saved By (Faith Alone Sunday Scttool 10.30 a.m. Worship Services 11:30 a.m. TUII:kAY League Bible Study 7:45 a.m. ing a farm which will demon- strate many of the conservation practices needed throughout the area. Arrived Home- Mrlys MeCutchan and Jack Ballard arrived home Wednes- day morning for a few days vi}t friends .and relatives. revising the constitution are, The Alpha Country Club's an. will be the gues speaker at iaa Still, Mirmie Smith, and nual masquerade dance will be both services. Mrs. Pettico'd. Hertha Zinsli. held on Friday, Oct. 25 there, a fine-chalk artist wilt be il- The next meeting will be held The popular radio and '13" ar- lustrating both messages wil Nov. 18. at the home of Mrs. tists, the Tony Weber orchestra, her dawings, climaxing them Mrgaret Zo,ok. Mrs. G.ert. has been enffaged to play. There with the luminous black light. Kriedemann will have the pro- will be several cash prizes. gram, " Post-War Germany and Its Role today". Here From Alaska--, Kenneth, Orville and Larry Jandt returned here o visit their relatives in Beach last Sunday. ,Larry was in Alaska for the summer, doing welding, and now has gone back to his 'pre-dental studies at the Univ. of North Dakota. Kenneth and HOSPITAL NOTES SURGERY Mrs. Marvin Brettin, Beach, John SchumaVher, Jr., and Joe Walker. GEN'ERAL Mrs. Wallace Hall has been invited to render several musi- cal numbers on,the vibra harp. A cordial invitation is ex. tended to anyone to attend one or both of these services. t Whooping Cranes Jean Ridenh0wer. Iver Ross, 'n The Way Wm. Eckes, Jr., Dan Bohn, Knute Stanger and Mrs. Chas. A report from the Canadian Hardy. nesting grounds indicates hat WdVF 2 p.m.. ,Lena Vanvig's. W]DNESDAY VIVF Bible Leaders 2 p.m. parsonage. FRIDAY Jr. Choir 7:30 p.m. Sr. Choir 8:15 p.m. Parish Visitor articles are due next Sunday. Da'ughter Here -- Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Kurtz and family of Riverdale were guests this past weekend at the home of gIr. and Mrs. D. A. Cox, Mrs. they went to Minneapolis on a Kurtz' parents, weeks vacation. larlys is employedTby North- OrviLle will leave in a few days west Airlines as a stgwaaxlgss in for New York. where they will ,Minneapolis and Jackie is sta- be working for a couple of tiered at Offutt AFB in Omaha morrths. Howard Jandt and farriily remained at their large Close Care , homestead in Aasla. They dedication in Sentinel Butte. Ev- Mr. and rs. Ju'lius Larsen, have a new baby, ,born recent- erybody welcome. managers of the Painted Can- ly in that northern outpost. yon cMe have closed for the The Jandt brothers went to One day as I sa musing, sad winter season. Last Sunday they Alaska bout three ,years ago. and lonely and without a friend, wen, t to Sidney, Mont. to take a voice came to me from out care of the small children of  West  of the gloom saying, "Cheer up, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Zinsli while .Melvin Allen left this Tues. things could be worse." So I for Spokane, Wn., where he will cheered up and sure enough, [look for job opportuniies, things got worse. ATTENTION fine last few whooping cranes on SQUARE DANCERS earth are heading south toward Dancing starts Thursday, Oct. the Gulf of Mexico. Their mi- 24, t 8 p.m. sharp for the square gration route will take them da*nvin.g fans at the new hall through N. D. The Game and Fish Dept. wants reports from anyone seeing these big whie birds as they pass through. Visits Grcmdmother -- Mrs. Clem C asey of Bismarck visited with her grandmother Mrs. Mantilla Butterfield at the St. Benedict's Home in Dickin- son, last Wednesday. ,