Fallon County Times (Baker, Mont.) 1916-current, May 15, 2015, Image 2

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2 -FALLoN COUNTY TIMES FRIDAY, N1 AY 15, 2015 FMCS OF THE TIMES Contact 10 YEARS AGO Friday, May 20,2005-- Ap- proximately a foot of snow blanketed the area May 12. Don Hinman, foreman of the Baker Public Works Dept., said the plowing was slow going because the snow was so wet and heavy... High tem- perature May 15 was 76 de- grees. . . Whitney Meschke took first in the singles bracket at the Eastern B Divisional Tennis Tournament. Heidi Wang and Colette Kary won the doubles bracket. Lady Spartans who placed at the di- visional tournament will now travel to Missoula May 19-21 to compete in the state tourna- ment. . . Ben Susa will cele- brate his 80th birthday May 22. . . J & M Lumber cele- brated their second anniver- sary. Winners of their drawings were Don Wood - BBQ, Bev Schell - ladder, Floyd Richmond - drill, and Gladys Morris - plant. . . The Plevna All -Class Dinner The- ater was held May 16. The freshman class served a roast beef dinner to approximately 200 seated guests... St. Jude's Bike-A-Thon held May 7. Par- ticipants raised $1,594.71 which will go to St. Jude's Re- search Hospital. Joseph Fisher rode the most miles - 25, and Robert John Crow raised the most money - $448. 20 YEARS AGO Thursday, May 19, 1995 -- Ken Griffith received a plaque in recognition of being chosen Montana's AAU Outstanding Contributor for 1995. It was presented to him at the Little Sullivan banquet in Poison... John Brown bowled a 683 se- ries during tournament play to successfully break a record which was held by Eldon Ras- muson for 25 years. . . 1995 Boys State delegates are Dana Quenzer, Gary Townsend, and Dustin Rudolph. . . Paul and Frances Zachmann celebrated their 40th wedding anniver- sary May 4 while at the 91st state convention of the Knights of Columbus. They were also honored as the 1995 Montana Knights of Colum- bus Family of the Year... Big 64 Bowling Tournament held May 10-13 at Baker Bowling Center. Winners were: 1 - Russ Fischer, 2 - John Brown, 3 - Ron Siring, 4 - Tom Stevens, 5 - Pat Harrison, 6 - Debbie Veroye, 7 - Scott Smith. . . Main Street Casino and Grill had a good turnout Apr. 14-15 for a fundraiser they held for John Michael Bertsch and Matt Mason. The boys will be going to Japan in July to wrestle... Baker Police Officer Patrick Knipp received the Fireman Award at the graduation ceremony of the 91st session of the Basic Law Enforcement Training Course held Feb. 26 -May 5. 30 YEARS AGO Thursday, May 16, 1985 -- Congressman Ron Marlenee announced that Jonathan T. Neumann of Baker has for- mally been selected by the United States Military Acad- emy, pending his medical, to begin training this summer. Jon is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Neumann. . . Baker Men's and Women's Associa- tion Bowling Banquet was held May II with 144 attend- ing. Master of ceremonies for the program were Steve Bald- win and Steve Fradenburgh. Vi Rasmuson was chosen by the Women's Association as a \Star of Yesteryear\. Vi has bowled in Baker since 1959.. Kariann Shumaker is valedic- torian for the class of 1985 in Plevna and Martha Johnson is salutatorian. 40 YEARS AGO Thursday, May 15, 1975 -- Coaches, lifeguards and assis- tants for the summer recre- ation program are: baseball - Larry Moser with Todd Over- ton as assistant, Diane Moser will be in charge of the swim- ming pool with Harold Miller and Rena Alexander as assis- tants. The summer girls pro- gram will be headed by Diane Moser with Shelly McGhee as assistant. . . A welcome sight to many of the senior citizens of Baker was the \taxi\ driven by Mrs. Jim Kono. This \taxi\ is used several times a week to take patrons to the Center, doctors and run errands. . . New officers for the American Legion are: Commander Lawrence Schaefer, 1st vice commander Ed Bremer, 2nd vice commander Roger Singer, chaplain Ben Susa, Sargeant at Arms Gerald Bre- mer, post service officer Bill Bohle, and historian Vicky Gonsioroski. 50 YEARS AGO Thursday, May 13, 1965 -- Baker elementary schools re- ported an 84 percent turnout of parents at the second sched- uled parent -teacher conference Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Breeden, Mrs. Burmeister, Mrs. O'Connor, Mrs. Schet- tler, and Mrs. Smellier had 100 percent parent attendance. . . . Poppy poster winners in- cluded Larry Jacobs, Mary Paula Young, Robin Kovash from Baker and Debra Bent- ley. Carolyn Manke, Carol Steffes, and Edith Wenz from Plevna. . . . Mayor Ronald Shepherd proclaims May 9-15 as National Hospital Week... Duane Bruce was promoted to Chief of Police at a special meeting called by Mayor Ronald Shepherd... Mrs. John Andolshek installed Mrs. Drury Phebus as president of the Legion Auxiliary, Walter Roth was elected commander. ... Steve Stickney, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenton Stickney, has been chosen to attend Boys State from the Plevna School 60 YEARS AGO Thursday, May 19, 1955 -- Top ten students were named for the class of 1955 and are James Corey. Julia Noftsker. Montana Ph. 406-778-3344 • Fax: 778-3347 PO Box 679 • Baker, Montana 2014 Member 59313-0679 l'ublished every Friday in Baker. Montana Darlene Hornung Publisher/Manager es Susan Newell Typesetter Tammy O'Donnell Lori Kesinger Reporter Michael Castleberry Graphics Advertising must be in by 2 p.m. Tuesday Periodicals postage paid in Baker. MT POSTMASTER Send address changes to: FALLON COUNTY 11MLS • IX) Box 679 • Baker, MT 59313 SUBSCRIPTION RATES: $39 in trade area (593 & 5116 zip codes) $44 in Montana $54 outside Montana ADVERTISING RATES: Local per column inch 57.10 National Advertising per column inch $8.36 Classified 15e per word over 25 words $8.95 minimum, all strictly cash %ads of Thanks 15( per word over 50 words $6.85 minimum, all strictly cash mail: famesemidriverscom • www.FallonCountyExtra.com FALLON COUNTY TIMES 01SPS 549401 *Country Media, inc. Kay Coldwell, Janice Rustad, Doris Linden, Lona O'Con- nor, Ronald Schorsch, Agnes Freier, Joan Griffith, and John Mastel. .. According to word from Dr. C.F. Hogeboom, in- oculation of Fallon County first and second graders for polio has been postponed until May 27 due to the fact the serum had not been cleared to date. . . Ground breaking cer- emonies were held Monday for the new Masonic Temple.. Miles City is host to the fifth annual Bucking Horse Sale May 21-23. . . Officers in- stalled in the Beta Sigma Phi are Mrs. Thelma Jackson pres- ident, Mrs. Barbara Overton vice president, Mrs. Darleen Kochel second vice president, Mrs. Elaine Malek recording secretary, Mrs. Ilene Burns corresponding secretary, Miss Beulah Pardee treasurer, Mrs. Ramona Shepherd Extension officer, Miss Bobby Lou Mo- line historian, and Mrs. Merri Bums civil defense. 70 YEARS AGO Thursday, May 17, 1945-- A.O. Gullidge, superintend- ent of the Baker Schools will become high school supervi- sor for Miss Elizabeth Ire- land, State Superintendent of Public Instruction. He will take office July I. . A bliz- zard raged Sunday and left enough snow so there is still some today. The weather con- tinues cold. 80 YEARS AGO Thursday, May 23, 1935 -- Increasing sales of gas caused Gas Development Company to test Baker gas fields. . . Leon LaCross drove to Bis- marck Sunday to attend an IGA convention and from there to Detroit Lakes, Minn., to visit relatives. . . Virginia Baker left Tuesday for Mis- soula where she took part in the state declamatory contest. ... Whiskey prices were on a different level, according to 1935 ads. Pints ranged from 65¢ to $1.00 while quarts sold for $1.20 to $1.90. Gin was listed at $1.00 a fifth. 90 YEARS AGO Thursday, May 21,1925-- A special issues of the Times tells of the history of Baker schools. The beginning of the present school system was in 1908. your Congress members The 114th Congress con- vened Jan. 6 to address numer- ous key issues. With 247 seats in the House of Representatives and 54 seats in the Senate, this con- gress has the largest Republi- can majority since the 71st Congress. Contact Montana congres- sional delegation at: US Representative Ryan Zinke, Republican 113 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Phone: 202-225-3211 Fax: 202-225-5768 zinke.house.gov US Senator Steve Daines, Republican Washington, DC Office 1 Russell Senate Courtyard Washington, DC 20510 Phone: 202-224-2651 Fax: 202-224-9412 stevedaines.com US Senator Jon Tester, Democrat Washington, DC Office 724 Hart Senate Building Washington, DC 20510-2604 Phone: 202-224-2644 Fax: 202-224-8594 tester senate goo: Fallon County Times Find us on Facebook! CLESH & COMPANY REAL ESTATE. - - -\---v-- , Ag Land & Auctions Monty - Rob (406) 234-1523 Mlles Ci/y. tII www.leshandcortiparry.coric Here's Your Chance to THINK BIG! Get a HALF PAGE ad at a greatly reduced price — $150°\ or a FULL PAGE for - $300 00 65% OFF regular price! You may run your ad any week in June (June 5, 12, 19, 26) Ad Deadline is Friday prior to run date Call to reserve your space today! 406-718-3344 Fallon County Times Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: I lived in Baker and ran a business there in the late 1950s. At that time Baker was a neat, clean town and every- one took pride in their homes and yards. 1 recently spent a few nights in Baker and was appalled at how disgusting the town looks today. All four roads leading into town have piles of trash and junk cars Dilapidated and fallen down buildings line the streets all over town. There are nice new homes next to trashed homes that have piles of junk and garbage in their yards and driveways. Baker has wonderful schools, a new hospital, a new court- house, and has made wonder- ful improvements around the lake. Why doesn't the city council and the county com- missioners enforce your zon- ing laws and clean this mess up. I am looking for a place to invest some money but I have ruled out Baker. s/Duane 1.ong Cards Seven people played pinochle at the Baker Senior Citizen Center May 10. There was one table of four players and one table of three players. Winners were Jay Gregory, Carl Hepperle - who had a thousand aces, Doris Geving, and Alvina Vamer. Pinochle will be played again next Sunday, May 17 a the Senior Center at 1:30 p.m FALLON COUNTY TIMES DEADLINES: TUESDAY 2 P.M. Weather Vane May 6 58 48 .46 May 7 55 40 May 8 55 35 .02 May 9 45 34 .10 May 10 47 31 May 11 62 27 May 12 64 41 YTD Moisture - 2.4\ Extension calendar May 20 - Fallon -Carter County Spray Day May 25 - Holiday - office closed May 26 - RSVP for Temple Grandin/Curt Pate workshop; Fallon County 4-H Communi- cations, Fashion Revue and Quilt Show Day May 29 - Fallon -Carter County Homemakers Spring Council May 30- Fallon County 4-H sheep and goat weigh- in LrvE MUSIC! 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They must be an issue of public interest and preferably concern wily one topic. I Alters should be as brief as possible. We reserve the right to edit the letters for length as well as taste and libel. Letters should he tped or legibly written. Letters from outside the immediate area will be considered only if they are of local interest. Letters to the editor, guest columns and guest editorials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of this newspaper. Obituary policy Fallon County Times has three options for submitting obituaries: Basic Obituary - Includes the person's name, age, town of resi- dency and information about funeral services. NO Charge Custom Obituary - You choose the length, wording and if you want a small photo - Cost is $30 for up to 300 words, more than 300 v,ords $45. PremittmObituary - Several photos and a longer announcement - o 000.t varies by length of obituary. Ali obituaries are placed on the Fallow County Titnes viehsite at no 1 , S1. ...•••••MINNI116,

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