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Montana Historical Society itif- . ??paper Division A THE Volume .XXXXII MOUNTAINEER THE MOUNTAINEER, BIG SANDY, MONTANA THURSDAY, FEB. 4, 1954 Pioneers Win One, Lose °De; To Play 14inai dome Game Saturday The Big Sandy Pioneers, paced by Carman Nystuen, who hit 25 point s, defeated the Havre Colts 56 to 15 in a basket- ball game on January 29. The Pioneers took the advan- tage at the outset, leading 19 to 11 at the end of the first quar- ter. The halftime score was 29 to 18 in the Pioneers favor and they were able to hold a sub- stantial lead over tha Colts for the remainder of the game. January 30 Oilmont's T r o- jans caught the Pioneers off in their shooting and ripped out a 53 to 37 victory over them. Oilmont took a 15 to 5 advan- tage in the first period, but the Pioneers brought it to 25 to 18 by halftime. Then the Trojans climbed to 40 to 27 at the end of the third period. The Pioneers play host.to the Chester Coyotes Saturday, Feb- - ruary 6. This will be the final home game for the Pioneers. ILNAD SCHOOL CLUEi The Iliad school ciub held their fifth meeting on Friday, January 29. We elected new officers for the remainder of the school term. They are: president - George Drga, vice president - William Hand!, secretary - Evel- yn Pavlovick, treasurer - Mary Ann Jirsa, reporter - Gail Han- num, librarian - John Jirs a, corn. for rec. - Don Drga, chair- man, Rita Hannum and Robert Drga, corn. for meetings - Ken- neth Handl, chairman, Marilyn Handl and Johnny Pavlovick. After eleefing officers we sang \Happy Birthday\ to Rita Hannum. Then we were given awards which we earned in last year's subjects. We also decided to have a Valentine party. The me ting then w a s ad- journed a n d we departed for •=1M% 1.•=MM/1•11/101ar Sunday Guests Sunday guests at the Ed Buchholz home were Mrs. Elsie Quinlan, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Marty, Mr. and Mrs. Einar Berg, Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Hill, Mary Ellen Moe and Lois, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pearson and Miss Beverly Kulbeck. HOPP-ILIAD H. D.C. MEI AT SILVAN'S The Hopp -Iliad home demon- stration club met at the home of Muriel Silvan. Twelve members braved the cold weather. We h a d installation of of- ficers. Our out-goin president, Muriel Silvan, w a s presented with a gift as were the other of- ficers. Also, the three members who had a perfect attendance record each received an award. Betty Silvan and Helen Nepil led the discussion on \Wonder Drugs\ which everyone enjoy- ed. After the meeting Jenny Rut- ledge and Muriel Silvan served a delicious lunch of cake and coffee. 1N F. A. S. SQUADRON 120 Theodore A. Rose, AN, is serving with the Fleet Aircraft Service Squadron One Hundred Twenty. Theodore A. Rom, AN Rose is one of the communica- tors of this squadron. Airman Rose is scheduled to become the Airman in Charge of the Com- munications Division in the near future due to the outstand- ing work he has performed since being attached to this divi- sion. He is also the designated mail orderly for the squadron. Airman Rose arrived in Japan on the 28th of March 1952 and has been awarded the United Nation Medal, the Kor- ean Campaign Medal a n d the National Defense Service Medal. He is due to rotate to the con- tinental United States in t h e near future. (bin Attenis American Legion College Mac Quinn. commander of District No. 2, was enrolled in the 1954 term of the American Legion College in Indianapolis, Indiana, for a week's intensive leadership training course. Approximately 80 student Legionnaires from all sections of the United States atended the classes at national headquarters to qualify for positions of leader- ship in the world's largest vet- eran's organization. The final ex.. amination and graduation exer- cises took place on January 23. Each graduate received a special certificate. Instruction was given to the student Legionnaires on Ameri- can Legion history, law, finan- c e s, internal organization, ac - T. M. Quinn complishments, program activi- ties, 1954 objectives, economics, public relations and public speak_ ing. Program activities included detailed briefing on what the American Legion is doing in the fields of Americanism, child welfar e, national security, re- habilitation and community ser- vices. Directors of American Legion operating divisions at national headquarters i n :Indianapolis and from the Washington, D. C., office composed the college faculty. Public speaking instruc- tion was provided by Frank Kelly, speech professor from Nctre Dame university. The students also had the op- portunity of visits to all offices of the $2,500,000 national Am- erican Legion headquarters building to see how the routine affairs are handled. The Ameri- can Legion has a full-time staff of 250 men and women at its main offices. Commenting on his American Legion college experience in In- dianapolis, Commander Quinn said, 'The American Legion col- lege provided an invaluable ex- perience of first hand informa- tion on the tremen‘lous scope of the American Legi m programs. I felt very privileged on having had this opportunity of repre- senting the Department of Mon- tana along with Donald Pfau of Lewistown. Commander of Dis- trict No. 9.\ 40m1 •;A• Photo: Taken in 1913 in front of McNamara and Marlow's store. Left to right are Stevel 0 Malley, Joe Miller, Jim Vig and Hans Lehfeldt. The manne- quin of the bride in the window has quite a history. Seems that oar NOTICES - all * - * * Wedding - Shower 1 There will be a wedding show- er in honor of Mr. a n d Mrs. Walt Hettrick at the Vet's club on Saturday night, February 6. lot -luck lunch will be serve d. l'he public is cordially invited. V. F. W. Post and Aux. Am. Legion Post and Aux. Dance At Hopp Dance at Hopp on Saturday, February 6. Good IMI3IC. Ladies ,please bring lunch. Come one! ,Come all! Keniworth HDC To Meet. The Kenilworth home demon- stration club will me € c at Mrs. Alvin Jenkins' on February 10 at 10:30 a.m. The les on will be \One Unit Meals.\ Hus- bands are invited to this meet- ing. Remember the change in the time. Big Sandy HDC To Meet The Big Sandy ho:ne demon- stration club will meet on Thursday, February 11, at 1 p.m. at the new school home ec. ,room. Remember to bring your .aprons as we will be preparing Aleal-in-One dishes. Also, don't forget your appetites as we must eat what we prepare. Mil- lie Turner and Blanche Bittles- ton are project leaders. Hopp FU Meeting Regular Farmers Union meet- ing will be held at the Hopp hall on Friday evening, February 12, at 8 p.m. Movies will be shown. Ladies piease bring lunch. Supper And Card Party There will be a pot -luck sup- per at the Kabo school house on Friday evening, February 12, at 6:30 r.m. Ladies please bring lunch, cups and plates. Following this there will bea Pinochle card party. Prizes will be given to the highest winners. Every- body welcome. Weather permit- ting. * NOTICE Mothers of kindergarten age children please have your names in to Edith Hurd or Margaret Ray by or at the February 10 PTA meeting. * NOTICE So far we have received no response to the suggestion of a workshop for the renovation of children's clothing. February is an open date for the instructor. Ten participants are necessary before such a workshop can be scheduled. Please turn your names in to Mrs. Richard Bush, Mrs. Erma Reichelt or Mrs. Blanche Bittleston. This is not just for club members, but any- one who is interested. * NOTICE March 11 is the date set for the annual Amateur contest sposorkd by the WSCS Circle II of the Methodist church. 4111, 44. it was lost in a Alipment be- tween the East and Big Sandy and for weeks the headlines per- taned to a lost bride. Perhaps it was just agood publicity stunt. Photo from Steve O'Malley CITY DADS MET MONDAY NITE Bills were read and approved. There was a motion by Hurd, seconded by Coutrnage, that the town buy the proposed land for sewer lagoons. There was a motion by De - Winter, seconded by Hurd, that 648.00 be paid to Mr. Wenzel as part payment for the plans and specifications for the sewer- age lagoon. There was a discussion on v,ays to meter the water drawn out by farmers. It is hoped that a more convenient, workable method can be worked out. There was a motion by Hurd, seconded by Beaudette, that at the next council meeting t h e ceuncil go on record to adopt a resolution to bond the town for an amount not to exceed $15,- 000.00 to cover the cost of a modern sewerage lagoon. There was a report on the new town well being drilled across from t h e Catholic church. A good flow of water h a s been found and will develop to fifty gallons or more per minute. This compares favorably with any other town wells. Water was hit at two hundred and thirty-two feet, but drilling will continue down through t h e shale to check formations for future reference. L. T. W. C. MET AT MIKE LABUDA'S Mrs. Mike Labuda entertain- ed the Lone Tree Women's club in her beautiful new home in January. Considering the bad weather there was a good at- tendance. A box social was planned to take place on February 14 at the Lone Tree school house if the weather permits. There were three birthday offerings for the month of Jan- uary. Following the business meet- ing entertainment was carried out by Gwendolyn krumsick. A delicious lunch was served by the hostess and everyone en- joyed looking over the new house. The next meeting is to be held on February 10 at Mrs. Ruth Pegar's. PINK AND BLUE SHOWER HELD Mrs. Cliff Gullickson and in- fant daughter, Lynette, were honor guests at a Pink and Blue shower held in the basement of Christ Lutheran church last Sunday afternoon. The afternoon was spent playnig amusing games after which Doris opened her many lovely and useful gifts. A tasty lunch was then serv- ed by the hostesses, Mrs. Geo. Miner, Mrs. Ralph Prater and Mrs. Walter Boettcher. ritOTORIOAL SOCIETV MOriT ANA v -‘ELE NA No. 51 Petitions Now Being Signed For The Propost-d New School Building V. F. W. AUXILIARY! MET WEDNESDAY Tne Auxiliary to the Francis E. wuns rost ni07 met a - L, the Masonic nail on January 2/ at 6 p.m. hven though the night was a cold one the turnout was grat- ifying. me District II meeting will be held at Choteau on 6atur- clay, k ebruary 6. We hope that Big sandy will be well repre- sented there. Poppy Chairman Frances Reicileit reported that the Poppy sale was a successful one. Thanics to everyone who helped the worthy cause and bought Buddy Poppies! A Patriotic Information cen- ter will be set up at the library in the near future. The V. F. N1. auxiliaries are sponsoring such centers all over the United States Thank you letters were read from boys in the service who received Christmas packages. There are so many Montana veterans who a r e patients at the Veteran's hospital in Sheri- dan, Wyo., that we, with other auxiliaries in the state, will send regular donations there. Donations were made to the March of Dimes and Cancer re- search. Birthday greetings were ex- tended to Francis Reichelt. Next meeting will be held on March 24. PASSED C. P. A. EXAM L. Archie McMillan, Jr., was one of five out of thirty-five who recent! y passed their C P. A. examination, I. .trchie McMillan, Jr. He is a former Big Sandy resident, having graduated from Big Sandy high school in 1943. Following this he attended college and was also in service. 11c is now employed as a C. P. A. at Great Falls. CIRCULATE PETITIONS 10N IsRUCELLOSIS WORK Brucellosis petitions are now circulating in seventeen town- ships in Chouteau county. Committee men cooperating in the Hopp area are John Sternberg, Henry Osterman, Leo Matchett, Roy Pegar, Ar- thur Butler and Ed Blazek. A meeting to discuss the pro- gram was held at Hopp. The meeting scheduled for Warrick was not held due to weather conditions. Two meetings have been scheduled in this community follows a n d will be held if weather conditions permit. Thursday, February 4 - Big Sandy Old Assembly - 10 a.m. Friday, February 5 - Black Coulee - 7:30 p.m. Visited In Cascade Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Hagan and Gail visited the Alan De,as in Cascade last week end. On Friday night they attended a square dance session in Great Falls sponsored by the Elks for the March of Dimes. Petitions are now being cir- culated as the first step toward bringing to a vote the question of a bond issue for the proposed new school building. Representatives from prac- tically every organization in the community met Monday night to discuss what should be done. There was considerable dis- cussion on the need for a build- ing program, the type cif build- ing, the shortage of teachers and finances. The proposed building w ill cost not over four hundred thousand dollars and will con- sist of a shop, band hall, gym and auditorium with showers, dressing rooms, a stage, etc. Plans for the proposed build- ing may be seen at the bank. After discussion it w a s de- cided to start circulating peti- tions at once to put the machin- ery in motion for the election in April. Taxpayers are now being ask- ed by canvassers to sign the petitions in order to get the re- quired number of signatures as soon as possible. I mr WITH THE BOYS IN SERVICE II 2D DIV., KOREA—Pvt. Byron C. Williams, 20, s o n of Mrs. Alice Taylor of Big Sandy, Mont., recently joined the 2d In- fantry Division in Korea. T h e \Indianhead\ division, which captured Heartbreak Ridge and Old Baldy, is now re- ceiving intensive post -truce training. Williams, whose father, Geo. Williams, lives in Harlem, com- pleted basic training at Camp Roberts, Calif. (Release From: Army Home Town News Center, Kansas City, Mo.) Pfc. George Rice is now serv- ing with the army in Japan and is located near Yokohima. He is with the Power unit in the Sig- nal Co. Martin Works, who is station- ed with the army at Fort Lewis, Wash., recently received h i s P f c. stripes. Congratulations, Pfc. Works. Robert Hoffman surprised his grandmother, Ida Panchot, when he arrived in Gildford for a visit while on leave. Robert, who is serving in the nav y aboard the USS LST, arrived in the states from Korea at Thanksgiving. He will return to Korea. DONATIONS The following voluntary dona- tions have been received the past week for t h e ambulance and the fire department: Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bitz _450 Mr. and Mrs. A. Halverson 25 Mr. and Mrs. M. Lidstone 10 Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hansen 10 Mrs. Annie Dixon 10 Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Bley 20 Mr. and Mrs. Harold Braun 10 Mr. and Mrs. Pete Christof- ferson 25 Hazel Lorenzen 5 Blanche Sheehy 10 Our Neighbors Club 5 Mr. and Mrs. Jack Fisher 5 Joe Knotek 5 Joe Pospechal 5 Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Elkins 15 AMBULANCE RUNS Wa!ter Godfrey was taken to a Havre hospital last Thursday th•-; ambulance. Ralph Madison was taken to a Havre hospital Friday night in the ambulance after suffer- ing a heart attack. Visited Here Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Brewer spent a couple of days last week visiting at the Luther Bain home here. They then went to Fort Benton. ii