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I ,Lk~;* m m VOLUME XXXVI MEDORA, BILLINGS COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA l r Vnnvla M rkFire Endangers Painted Canyon Golden Wedd" ' lUg Very high, gusty winds this .~ . 'Monday fanned a spark into a . Mr. and Mrs yars vanvlg, lfull fledged grass fire at Ro~ homesteaders oi mls area, marK-~ ~ "u"To ' ~" " " d "~ ed their golden wedding or 50th :a:at~en~rFe:frt~te B~ny~n: Sharon Burkhardt To Get Award Miss Sharon Burkhardt of the Medora ranching community, and newly elected Miss 'Rodeo N. D: anniversary, with open house 'near Medora, that threatened the 1961, will be a guest ~of honor hours last Sunday afternoon, Nov.~ at the annual awards rheeting of OUll(llngs Ior a wfllle, unIltas- N " 20, 1960, in the parlors of the me 'v :t~oaeo AS,when. slstance came from the Theodore . . ~ up. Lutheran church at Medora. iRoosevelt Fire Fighting Unit. mey mee~ nex~ bunclay Nov. 27, Their children Milford, and ~-h,~ oarl ~ kl~o ~ atthe Mandan Country Club, ac- ' E unknewn ~auses,"mas ~'successfu*l'-" cording to Walt Neuens, 'Bismarck, ~Irs. Glen Olson from Arkansas, arranged the event, and were as- " president of the Assn ly put out, before it could do any slated by Miss Carol McBride of At that time Miss ,Burkhardt oamage ~o me group or OUlm- . Medora Ray Paasch acted as - .o wul receive a surer OUcKte, mane rags, incmulng a large girt shop b emcee, for the program that -nd restaurant ~a ~,- =.a ~5~ y ~eu ~ac~raay, suversmim o~ sketched the life of the honored' Noves, new home~. "ioca~ed "east White Earth Many other awards, I couple The cake which was': i including those for ,champion served was very unusual in the! oI me ~u~ snop. l cowboys excelling in ~ROA and shape ftheVanvigs s dh me- S ffl C ~, Rodeo Assn. approved stead shack, when they home- a ow~r top competition saddle bronc riding steaded on the plateau east of bareback bronc ridiog, steer Bullion Butte in this community E eeds Estimate wrestling, cow cutting, etc. Plans m the early days. It was made KC and dates for the '61 rodeo sea- THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 196ff Prize Winning Farmstead NUMBER 26 /! b~nrelat~VceSra~it: itMrs. Milford The safflower croo exceeded son will be made at the Mandan '. g ~ the July estimate despite the se- meeting ~ ~rs. r~ora tconneu~ u'nearn h ~ dr -- . . vere or, y weamer tins sum- of Dickinson and Norma Bird o d "Jip" Fails To . . mer ace r ing to Lea tieiiernne, ,~, n ~ ot.oservea' Miss ~vte~rme~ n ~a ~ ~ -cut and PlantMana-erof Pacific Ve-e Come Out To Eat g g - ;haeporter Cha~t'caa .~e o tne'~==r-~'~r~ f~'~'- tableOil Corp.of Culbertson. g e . The company officials are en- "Jip" the pet coyote that has guest ~OOK ~mong the guests . . " couraged with the increased ton- made his home at the Barnhart were relatives of me couple rom o na~e Dr oucect tins year the gas station in Medora for the uanaaa. They were showered av-r--: - :-'~ : - .L c a~ ymms In me sa~nower past 9 or 10 years has failed to 1~ ~ ~ Mr Ueckert will be one of 75 Commerce, the N D Bankers wZmincludinga varleWa sum Zof usemlmoney,g~ItS,for ~.~"r win'. ~ areawere ~ -r /o hi-her]g answer feed call the past few J[~ onserv3[lOg North Dakota farmers and ranch- Assn and the Assn of Soil Con- ~ man in i~3~d. servation Districts. ~nt~Vers:~tr~o;e me v anvlgs The crop was harvested in good days and the :Barnhart family era, selected in the program to thinks he has crawled ~nder the-- F ~ be honored at a banquet in Bis- time with the quality of the saf- gas station and died. Just recent-i ~'~ ~) ~ln[ marck Dec. 1 during the annual Other sponsors of the program are the N. D. ~ress Assn N. D. r~ ,"-'~ -~-----~- ~-" flower equal to the seed pro- ly "Jip" dug a hole under the I convention of the N. D. Assn. of Extension Service, U. S. Soil Cone t allar ! TRUCK In ~duced the last 2 years, building, no doubt having a pre-~ The farmstead shown above Soil Conservation Districts servation Service and the Fort The safflower processing mill monition that his days were lim- is that of E. E. Ueckerl of Beach At that time, farmers and Lincoln and Oakes Soil censer- Jamestown Mishap in Culbertson is now in full op- Red. fin the Golden Valley County Soil ranchers will be awarded large, ration Nurseries (~hoto by W. A large semi-truck, owned by eration making available safflow- Thousands of tourists have Conservation District, and was colored aerial pictures of their P. Sebens of N. D. State Soil Clarence and Jack Ballard of er meal and fortified range pel- stopped to see and feed the pet selected as a winner in the 1960 farmsteads by Greater North Da- Conservation Comm Bismarck.) ~,~ h ~inn~d ~v,~r l~st .~undav lets to ranchers and feeders in that Jim thinks must be welt ov- Conservation Achievement Pro- kota Assn -State Chamber of ' "'== "~ "' the area a Nov. 20, about 8 a.m west of,nd oil for the eastern er 15 years of age. He acquired gram the coyote when it was full~ vehicle~amestoWn'was ThecharlesdriverRathbunOf theof paintThe manufacturerS company is planning to grown from Mrs. Add (,Blencowe) .r~,~ Ferguson, when she operated the! woup. e urprmed [ EE T.N. Voster ch Ex c cause mishao increase the safflower program in ~Bea . a t of the - 1 se " i has not been definitely determin- 96~. The ,lans will be an- Painted Canyon, beforet selling On Silver Annlv Moves Away ed, but may have been caused nouncea in next weeks paper to the present owner, Ro~ Noyes,I 1 Every kid in western ~orth " by the driver becoming moment- -- a number of years ago. I Mr. and Mrs. Sam Wilson of Dakota is invited to attend the ~The following item was writ- arfly sleepy. Miller-Roen Speak ,the .Beach rural community were'first free show to be held at the ten and submitted to the Pioneer mthbun escaped without seri-: At Golva M'~'~+-n '- Representatives Meet pleasantly surprised on their 25th Bijou Theatre this coming Sat-~by Victoria Johnson of the Gor- c~us injury, although he was' t ~;v, ~ ~- r~ ,* or silver wedding anniversary~urday afternoon, Nov. 26th. Mr. ham community bruised and badly shaken up His~ :t.qLqCKlnSOn ion Sunday Nov. 20, 1960, when "Walz has selected a good westernI T. N. Voster, who has been a - " . An unusumw large crewel a~- ~aughter, cnarleen, iz, accomp-~t~ndod the l~ m,~otin~, hold nt h,~ ,-,~,~ =,~ ~+~,~o ~ ~ ~.^' ! ' ~ ' " ' "," "g " G ham, N. D. for the t friends arrived at then home for kids entitled "Gun Ft hters resident of or 14T'c~un~e.~e~i~'tsoutl~west'e';nt~qT to help them observe the occas-of Abilene". Therewillbe only past 54 years, sold his farm re- ~:~ni " e~ih~.m and had. to have. 12 Golva Wednesday, Nov. 16. sutcnesm her rag, to close ~wo ~en Elect A-*'v Mil]~:. cF "" . :" ion fittingly one showing and it will start at cently lo Sam Kanski Mr. Vos- ash - . . ,~ :~ak. v. no were selectect to check 2 p m s'~onsored b" the mer "- r - :'~- '-:- - :~- ~' '-:'-' g es "rue truck was not loaded ~ h and q ~ into the advisabilit,~ o* *"~'~in'*' A luncheon was serve~ a~ the - ~. ~ - ~,w~t. ~H~ wue, ~ step-~miu- . ,beac .en. L,e~ana t~oen ol j ~ ~v--, m ch s a~ ~ne ~ime ol tne mlsnao, wmcn Bowman had a vet" inter stina a ~outhwest N D '~ close of the festive evening with - ant. of Beach. ren. 4 sons and a daughter came resulted in considerable damage . ~ - +e ,;s Distrc me+ ~ "Di~k~--~i'- '~/~]'a beautifully adorned 3-tie- cake: From now on there will be a to N. D. in 1906 and filed on a , . . . Glgcusslon Oll ~eaeral ~l(1 ~o ~LG- ' ' C lll~On on ivJ.on- " ~ r ,Q " r ~o me venicm, oz an un~etermin ~. ' which was decorated by Mrs free sho~ every ~ aturda~ after- homestead 3 miles NW of Gor- eci arr, oun~, at this time I:ucat' n'. s~me --,v~ spent on da~:. - " . i Geor~e Szudera who also ct~t noon with the .Beach Lions Club ham" Homesteaders were arriv- " questmm and answers by the ~r was oerm~ely ~ne opmlon i " ~ar. ~amDun ann lamuy morea ---' -~ .'* Gue~,~ in~,uned sponsoring the snow on bantu in daft at this time to tak u {~wo speakers ann me YI:A mem- of the group that were such a!aaa ~rvvu ,~. ' ~ ~. u :2 g Y e p back to Beach this past Memor-.- district to be rod h,~ ~Mr and Mrs. Hank Kohler Mr. t~laus Day Dec. tmn. ~atur~aay. homesteads. They seemed to for- ~ers. :and Mrs Don Knote, the How Dec. 17 has been selected as the see a great future in these bound- ml Day, and are residing in the ~ ~ I oc,~. ~oe, also ~ang two songs State Legislature, membership in - " - annual Bank Da~r in Beach and '. * -,---:-:-- -* Feldman Apt. Bulld~ng~. Tl~.eY]for the group. Lunch was served it should be determined by the ard .tw.artms, ~eorge ~zuaeras v ~ cu t,~a~,-~ o~ were gone ~ years, to Miles t:iw, - - ~on .rtinman, rmDert StillS, Her ~rg wm mso oe a ~reesnow N D . . f lat the close of the evening. The vo~ers m each county, the next ~ that afternoon ~,'~. ~ + ~-~. ~ gertVl n~"of lrst,the MontanaWnerene MllhngWaS'. maria- i neXtco. ] niah~ meeting'" will oe Iamlly-d,~meeting of the :,m mh r'~ of th,: thmaneir /vlaySfamilie,Ir ms Mr.l)lCKlnS n's Nancy Hol-ana Sod~""~"to be'~turned,W "~homesUU*~Cschool-m~w" Elevator. o o~ u ~== ~p~=~.~mg i~. . T , ~. ~ t. lenbeck, IBeach, and son Bill, and uneeKer l-'laverg houses and church to be built Rathbun then accepted a post-l [~r~n~r~a~ ~T~'~nn~h'~O will be held in Dickinson on r,^ ~Scott ~ill. ,Besides other gifts, r~ ~r ~ ~-r ,~, ~ The Voster family were all ~ion in Gettysburg, S. ,D where ]U1}IO[ll2~h .t~.Jtr ~ 5th ~'~'[the Wilson were presented with [O 1 |ee$ l~OV. zD members of "The Little North he was manager of the pelleting BIRTHS - ' I ~,~ ~,~=, p~,~y=~ m me plant. Natives of this area, theI Mr. and Mrs L. D. Speiser, " 130 silver dollars as a group gift ' ^ ~.^~,~ Colony" that settled near Gor- ,n, i -~ ]Beach area are invited to attendmg o buld u namtana ire-hi ploneersln help-the community ~athbuns say they are glad to Baker, girl. be home again. = Mr. and Mrs. Chester Kunda, peach ucs rlav IGary Thompson a meeting of checker players to h " P "Y" J l~, ~ . "be held at the K C Hall in ~-~" T e family were all members Beach, boy. W]:k" rip J / un UNu quaa . of St. Jacob's (Lutheran on FI'lday evenmg, Nov.25,at . . church, Beach Shoppers-- I Mr. and Mrs. Faye Beach, Car- aux uesuav , --. - 7'30 p m organized in 1908--the only Prot- d Gary lnompson, son of Mr and l " " ; s ' " Among those up from Medora lyle, boy. ~. - . . /Mrs Ted Thompson of Beach, isI Lee Summers and Stanley Bob- ~ tant Church In 'Billings County shopping at Beach stores last! SI21~E~Y *,he ~each Bucs wilt play their)listed as one of the starters on!racY, the two men from thls~ Th w r ' : Saturday afternoon were Mr. andI ~Rickie Oreher, Marion Rice. or many years ;me umv. o~ ~orm l)a~oza ~as- - "commun't Mrs. Walt Christensen, Mr. and]l~EW ~A~MISSK)I~ season opener for the basketball[ " ,! community who attended the na I ey e e m~erestea in all ~v~ua =mx ~ues, ~ov z'~, when ~ ~ .~. -- tionaichecker to,~-,~,~o,+ ; I y aiialrs, eager ann Mrs. ~ill Sylvester, Mr. and Mrs.[ Margo ,Kirkpatrick, Jerry ,Burk-h " " Ke~oau squaa, m~s season ,tie is 'ever ready to lend hel in" hands t ey meet the Wibaux Longhorn~,l =:^ ~ ~. ~^ =^" Eau Claire~ Wisc the earl ~art, P g Jim ~arnhart, Louie ~elissier, lhardsmeier, John Zupavik, Ben =ju,uv u = ~ogan a ~ Harry i~oberts, Mr. and Mrs. Earl{Bird, Mrs. Olga Nunberg, Lor- ~t Wzb:u~ l~hOol offlcmls, therelsays it is a hard working team:t f Oct have just received theJW~F:v~rrs?C:a:mdns5 :~l:~d'child pe o ule game m ~x~e{with ~,lenty of hustle, and heIresults of the tournament play. I ," Bird, and several of the families, rhine {Kasalek, See Herrera, A. brand-new lfigh school gym, btl~is t~e= should make an e-- --~ /Mr. Summers placed 15th in tactren nave pass .ed away. She and from the Park Hdqrs. I C. Lushanko. the floor in it does not have the |: - - " -- .'~"~"]Class ~ group or 38th in thejz sons ne ~umea in St. Jacob's imn~ snowing m~s year. rne~r op-l I Lutheran Cemetery ~ mile from State's Entrant seat zmmn on i~ yet, out me,crier is set for Dec 1, with Be I,nationat tournament, wire some lth . en- nomesmaa Then" son, ~ew contractor has assured the Wi-| ~ "lover 100 registered to nla'-" Mr t " mlajl, a~ ~rana l~orKe. ~ e. baux supt. that he will make [,[Bobinev ulaced 14th in the Cln~s[ell served m World War II. ~i} every effort to have it all com-),~ . *'*----'-'----------~ JC mmu~ or 58th in +h- -o+'~,-~'/ Bertina Voster g~ohnson and ~{ pleted in time for the game,|~CnOOl rresenm Ira,g'-/The tournament'las"~e'~"~tda~J4ghter, Eileen and Mr. and ' ~ which is to start at 8 p.m. l] sll days. I Mrs. Edwin Hansch of Ft. Dodge, ~n the event that ~t zs not| One interestir~ event nf th,l' wa ere at Gorham the past --" W kf "" ee or a short vlmt Mr Voster ready for use that mght. the The members of the music t .tourue was i ~:~:);i~::::: game will be held i~ the gym of of. ~ ~each high se.h~ d~:'~i~rtYplayed t~t mO~: cah eCokne: returned with them "Nov: 10 to D~)dge, where he will now ~))~ the Wibaux grade school, which|~ented their annual fall :.eone~ .tilde and never lost a game[ " ". make nls home wltn ~eruna l~ ~ used to be the high school, and[a{ the high.~hool audito~it~ on Another man vlaved 12 men m] " " where many ~eachites have at-~riday, l~tov. 19 at 8:00 ~ i]~ 1~ games ~lin'dfolded and the~/!s not easlr, to leave a home that tended ~mes in other years. [Wilmar Marzolf cond~,t~: i the ~lled back every move that wa~thas aeen ixvea m for over fifty ~i~* ' [hand. while'. Miss Carol W~:jdlin made in each ~ame from the'year~ ana as ne now moves out TO Diekinmn -. [lead the choral groups. ~ of- finish back to the startln~ move )of sight of friendly neighbors to ~ Mr. and Mrs. L. D. McCutchan['~'~ring was warmly received by If yOU are interested i--'-~check"]new surroundings maythe bl .e~- ,lugs o lalm ana qulet seremty of (Beach will join his mother, an enthusiastic and appreci~tfive era turnout this Friday night att;nd the declining years of this Mrs. Mae Leonard, at her home[audience, and there will be somebody kindl-~r;~d and former nei h in Dickinson, for Thanksgiving l The band started the vro~ram there to help you with your. Y g- dinner. ]with 7 various selections, ~fol- game, or to give you competition, i~ r" We ~ll all miss you T. N. [lowed by a vocal solo by Steve whichever you desire. ~ ~; -- To Grand Forks =- ~illigmeier who sang '01' Man a-'" Tree rlanungs A. R. Miller of ~Beach will leave River . Immediately Iouowing, ~t and ~lra iJn ln *,*~e=a Thursday afternoon for Grand the g~rls chorus sang three hum- t =en ~x =u~te leI~ Lue~aay, ~ov. . . Forks, N. D. to attend a two day bers, then the Boys Quartet com-,22 on a m""* :-- .~ . ~ More than 10 5 mllhon trees 1 in 4 u m~ va~uua, xxt=y " schoo be g held for all those posed of ~awd Stull, Scott Ham-]wit1 visit their a~,~h+~ Ali~ were planted on N. D. farms dur- who are to serve in the coming mend, ,Ronald Davidson,and Steve in Peori~ ~"--'~--~--~'=='~' ~- '-"-~,-'f ing the spring of 1960 This is session of the Legislature. He flhgmemr presented, Cornfield ~Bauer in West ~ wi~, 'rh,~=: about 800,000 more than were b " M 1 ' " " will e accompamed by Lawrence e odms . A. solo Hark. HowI also plan toatt end the World planted in 1959. Bowman of Bowman who will Still' by Miss Shirley Kettner Series-l~odeo in-'Fe-xas-withthe-JrI This figure represents 40% of e " r . ,4 p .= ~ also b serving the 39th Leg- p eeeded the last four selechonSlsons Tom and Jim t~kina hart all trees used for protective pur- islative District and by ,Repre- of the program which were sunglThev will r,~t ~ ~,~ ~'h'oi~- ~,~,~ poses in the Great Plains area ~ent~ ti:~ oyalvdorsenand.Senator b~th:mmixed" chorus ~ I after the Cl~ristmZ l~ol~day. "'" This number of trees may not ares counw, They pan~t~ zor me vocm seem large for a forested state, will return on Sunday. groups included Miss Carol Wal- Hardy Retm-~ Home -- spent! but in a Great Plains state such lin, Margo Muggli, Judy Niece ~oward Hardy, who has as .~. ,D the number ranks high. Has Rupt~ed ~pl~ndix -- and Karen ~agel. the past 5 weeks touring the Far Five year old Julie Ann Nun- East on a wheat mission for the News Rec~iv~ Le~er -- berg is now at home, after hay- Agriculture is a whole group government, returned to ~Beach The (News is in receipt of a ing an operation for a ruptured of industries engaged in feeding Monday, Nov. 21. His wife and letter from Mr, and Mrs. Carl appendix at the ~Beach hospital and clothing a nation and help- of their children met him in Moen and children, who have Miss Rodeo'S. D Ellen ~'earl~America 1961 pageant held re- less than two weeks ago. She ing with its bounty, people in Califi where he had spent the fall months with her Trotter, ~/yeer old contestant)cenfly in Las Vegas, Nev with returned home last Sunday. other lands. 1 in by way of Anchorage,[brother Dr, James Goldsberry from Grassy Butte, is shown rid- [headquarters at Morris Lans- - --- -- .A a~ka, Before :retul~Ing homel~at. ~V~e T~,~]~[, T~' now ing one Oie'the two mounts dur-{burgh's Fabulous ,Flamingo Ho- Canadian cattle and sheep pop. Store potatoes in complete ~he~ visited their dau~' and have located a home of their in~ the Judging of the Horseman-[~l. ulations are going up bttt the darkness. The most Losirable husband, the ~. ~ ~ own at 841 Kendall Drive, and ship phase of the Miss ~odeo}(.Photo - Cout~y ~dsmarck Trib, hog and horse populations are de- storage is between trte Don settled, and will re- and 40