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2- FALLON COUNTY TIMES FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016 FMCS OF THE TIMES 10 YEARS ACO Friday, May 19, 2006 -- Fallon County, as well as every other county in the state, has a new AutoMark voting system. Fallon County will have one of these machines in every polling place for the June 6 primary... Baker Lady Spartan tennis team captured first place at the dis isional tournament this past weekend in Baker. All eight team mem- bers earned a spot at the State Class B Tennis Tournament in Missoula starting this Thurs- day. Members of the team in- clude Courtney Pickett, Dawnette Christensen, Kari Pankratz, Colette Kary, Shaleigh Straub, Kaileigh Morris, Jennifer Kary and Keli Gentilini... Charles and Kate Redman celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Apr. 1, 2006. . . A retirement party will be held May 24 for Ron Meredith and Leonard Beck- ers. . Area seniors who were recipients of $400 scholar- ships from Farmers Union Oil Co. were .1.1. O'Connor, Josey Madler and Alyssa Rogers... Curt Kyle was elected chair- man of the District #I2 school board May 9. Elaine Stanhope was also re-elected as clerk/business manager. . . Jason James is pictured with a 10-12 lb. 24\ Northern Pike he caught while fishing in Baker Lake... Winners of the \Draw Your Mom Contest\ are: Javan Kesinger, Moriah Kesinger, and Taiken Goemdt. They won gift certificates for their moms... Jennifer Fisher has been hired as manager of the Recreation Complex at Baker High School. 20 YEARS AGO Friday, May 17, 1996 -- Ground -breaking ceremonies took place May 12 at the Baker Community Church for the addition and elevator they plan to put in... Justin Moser and Dana Quenzer were se- lected by 30 football coaches to play in the Class B All Star Football Game in Billings June 7. . . High temperature May 13 was 72 degrees. . . Stasia Corey was honored on her 87th birthday May II. . . Norma Losing has turned her hobby into a family business. She owns Country Lane Greenhouse, five miles west of Baker. She offers vegeta- bles, annual and perennial va- rieties of flowers. . . There were 14 participants in the St. Jude's Bike-A-Thon and $1292.15 was collected by the riders... Baker Lady Spartans traveled to the Metra in Billings last weekend to par- ticipate in the 313 District Track Meet. The ladies placed first with 112 points. . . Spar- tan ladies who qualified for the state tennis meet in Mis- soula are Ken Rath and Brandi Pool in singles and the doubles teams of Karmen Bagley/Brook Strub and Jill O'Donnell/Angi Quenzer. 30 YEARS AGO Thursday, May 15, 1986.. Recognizedas a 50 year mem- ber of the Extension Home- makers at their Spring Council meeting was Alvina Morton. . Gwen Setinc was chosen the Bowling Women's Associa- tion \Star of Yesteryear\. Her name has been engraved on the \Star of Yesteryear\ plaque along with Vi Rasmu- son. . . Art Tronstad, Fallon County Fair Board member, was recently honored with a Gold Card from the profes- sional Rodeo Cowboys Asso- ciation. The card allows Art to attend any PRCA rodeo free of charge and was given to him in recognition of serving the Fair Board for over 20 years. . . Heidi Bickle is the valedictorian for the Plevna graduating class and Tracie Thielen is salutatorian. . . A Meet Your Candidate forum will be held May 22. Candi- dates include: County Com- missioners - Delane Beach, Henry Logar, Rodger Myhre, Robert Irvine, Ronald Shep- herd, Robert Rusley and Llewell Johnson; County Clerk & Recorder - Mary Lee Dietz, Sharon Hegge and Vera Kruger; County Sheriff - Le- land Gundlach, Roland Hickey, Gene Hermann, and Roddy Rost; County Treasurer - Faye Koenig and Brenda Fradenburgh; Justice of Peace - Chuck Larson, Cora Moser and Henry Huether. 40 YEARS AGO Thursday, May 13, 1976. Eighty seniors will be pre- sented their high school diplo- mas at commencement exercises May 23. . . A recep- tion honoring Mr. Bruggeman, retiring high school principal, will be held May 23... Baker Jaycee BB Gun team tied for fifth place at the State BB meet in Lewistown. Participat- ing from Baker were Mike Losing, Doug Losing, Brian II ickey, Dwight Quenzer, Hartley Barefoot, Kimberly Quenzer, and Lora Williams. Mike Losing took third place honors in the individual com- petition. . . 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MT POSTMASTER Send address changes to: FAIA.ON COUNTY TIMES • PO Box 679* Baker, MT 50313 SUBSCRIPTION RATES: $79 in trade area (593 14 SIM rip codes) S44 in Montana S5-1 outside Montana ADVERTISING RATES: Local per column inch $7.10 National Advertising per column inch $836 Classified l5¢ per word over 25 words $8.95 minimum, all strictly cash Cards of Thanks 15it per word over 50 words $6.85 minimum, all strictly cash e-mail: fctimesemidrivers.com • www.FallonCountyExtra.com FALLON COUNTY TIMES Montana Country Media, Inc. and Dennis Wagner. . . Pic- tured are the new FHA officers for the 1976-77 year. Ruth Barefoot is president; Connie Bruha, Student Council repre- sentative; Miss Linda Bill- mayer, advisor; Brenda Knipp, parliamentarian; Nancy Householder, vice president; Laurie O'Donnell, secretary; and Jana Mueller, song leader. 50 YEARS AGO Thursday, May 19, 1966 -- The class of 1966, the second largest to graduate from Baker High School, includes 67 members... Pictured arc Peter and Mary Herbst on their wed- ding day 59 years ago and pic- tured again a recent photo with Mr. Herbst wearing the same suit he was married in... John Kingston has been appointed head football coach, replacing Ray Braun, who has accepted a position elsewhere. 60 YEARS AGO Thursday, May 17, 1956-- A packed house greeted the boxers from a tri-state area in Baker Saturday night when the first Golden Gloves Roundup got underway. . . Thirty-six Baker students will participate in commencement exercises to be held May 22 in Baker High School gym. Pictured are Wal- ter Martel, valedictorian, and Donna Paulson, salutatorian.. William Bohle was elected Commander of the American Legion Post No. 35 at their election of officers held this week. . . Oil news this week says the Beckman well is fin- ished and is logo on pump. 70 YEARS AGO Thursday, May 16, 1946.. There's a business in Baker that's growing and we mean growing up. It's a home nurs- ery operated by Mr. and Mrs. J. Reynolds. . . Mrs. Eddie Nelson has resigned as clerk at the county superintendent's and clerk of court's office. Mrs. Ervin Keirle has taken the position temporarily. 80 YEARS AGO Thursday, May 21, 1936 -- Due to the heavy traffic on the 101 Road during the past two weeks with people driving back and forth from the Mon- tana -Dakota Utilities deep test well, the large bridge at the 101 Ranch collapsed Monday night. The bridge is now im- passable and anyone using that road must now ford Beaver Creek. . . Archie Geiser is in town and has announced he will give flying lessons to any- one for $2.75 per lesson. . . Management of the Lake The- ater has announced the pur- chase of the new ventilating equipment of the largest type, when installed and put into op- eration, will assure the cus- tomers pure, clean, cool and washed air at all times. 90 YEARS AGO Thursday, May 13, 1926 -- The new suits, in which the Baker ball team will make their debut in their game at lsmay, have arrived. . . The 011ie Woman's Club invitation last Friday was responded to by 25 of the Baker ladies. . . Glen Miller has taken over the management of Wildwood from G.E. Hough and will hold his opening dance May 14. . . The well near Mar- marth, which is being sunk by the Little Beaver Oil and Gas Company, is nearing a level where results may be ex- pected. Legal Tip of the Week Did you know ... that any changes to your par- enting plan must be approved by the Court? You cannot just make an agreement with the other parent to change the par- enting plan. If the change is not made formally through the Court, you cannot rely on it. This applies to any part of your parenting plan, including plans for the summer. For more information, please visit the Families and Kids section of www.Mon- tanaLawHelp.org. If you can't find the information you want, click on the LiveHelp button or call the Montana Legal Services Association lielpLine at I -800-666-6899. Weather Vane I May 04 81 46 May 05 86 44 May 06 71 42 May 07 71 38 May 08 73 35 May 09 63 43 .19 May 10 52 33 .43 YTD Moisture - 4.6 CUS EYE CARE 16W Divide • Bowman ND 58623 Call TODAY for an appointment 701-523-7707 Bowman -Hale re-ope Friday, May 13 • 1 r. Limited Menu 701-275-6 glec RandyH-Ake FALLON COUNTY COMMISSIONER Fallon County is a great place to live and has so much to offer its citizens. I have been very devoted to Fallon County as a volunteer on the Fire Dept. and on various boards giving me a diverse back- ground in leadership, a sound business sense, a spirit of integrity & cooperation which are neces- sary for the growth & progress of Fallon County I would be honored to be your commissioner and work with the people to keep this a great community. I would appreciate your vote! Pd. for by Randy Hoenke, Box 1225, Baker, MT 59313 100 Years Ago Fallon County Times Iluocessor to the Palionite Printed weekly at Baker, Montana, in the interest of the people. Butte H. Tipton, Publisher Entered at the Postofflee at Baker, Montana, as Second Class Matter Two dollars the year, strictly In advance The Paton County Times will be 100 years old the week of May /15-26 2018 with cake and coffee. /following are a couple of stories from back then. Baker Grain Market Quotations furnished by Columbia Elevator Co.,August 24.1916. No. 1 Spring Wheat -$1.45 No. 2 Winter Wheat -$1.37 No. 1 Durum - $1.29 Flax- $1.96 Oats - .35 Barley. .76 Rye- $1.01 Booth finds bad error in ballot A bad error was discovered today in the official ballot as printed.) and distributed which may invalidate hundreds of votes for the; commissionership. The office of county commissioner for the two a year term and for the six year term has been combined under the one heading of County Commissioner. It is important that voters remember that they can vote for only one person for the two -year term and one for the six year term. Upon the Democratic ticket voters will observe that Akers and Sparks are candidates for the six -year term and Farwell for the two , : year term. Hence, every voter will be entitled to vote for Farwell and El; THER Sparks or Akers, but they cannot vote for both Akers and. Sparks, as both are candidates for the six -year term, and voters who vote for Akers and Sparks invalidate their vote entirely. They will have to vote for Farwell and Akers or for Farwell and Sparks. On the Republican ticket Bondell, Howell, Munro and Schreiber are candidates for the two-year term, while Maxwell, McFarland' and Schofield are for the six -year term. Voters may vote for one candidate in each of these groups, but if they vote for two candidates for the same term their ballot for com. missioner is invalidated. Where a candidate has not specified the term for which he is a candidate, he is deemed to be a candidate for the six -year term. The error in the ballot was first discovered by Edwin Booth just, as the Times had closed its last \form\. Fortunately it is not too late to advise election judges the necessity of instructing every voter who enters the polls. Has anyone seen this pet pony in Fallon County? Last seen at my place, fi)ot of Hidden Water Hill, 12 miles south of Baker. One roan buckskin pony with black mane and black stripe from mane to tail. Branded ZM on right shoulder. $5.00 reward. Mrs. Sophia Kreager, Baker, Montana Daily Specials • Nay 13 -19 _ u 011)4 t'‘V 2 Catc , Lake C , :7 S n i g 4 6- -2202 °yen - Sa 5:30 4.M. - 3.p.IIL Friday - Egg Salad Sandwich Chicken Dumping Soup f Saturday - M ll Can Eat Soup and Salad Bar Tuesday - Pork Roast & Kraut • Reuben Soup Wednesday - Beel Stew w'Biscuit Creamy Mushroom Soup 'I Thursday - Chicken Chimichanga I Bean & Ham Soup We serve homemade breads and desserts ' or take a loaf of homemade bread home! 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