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THE GOLDEN VALLEY -NE VS i ~r0LUME NUMBER 8 BEACH, GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA, THURSDAY, MAY 18, 1944 NUMBER 84 II v County Play Day Celebration Here In Beach Friday Friday, May 19th, the children throughout the county will gather .in Beach to participate in ~ par- ade, a May Day celebration and athletic events. The theme for Play Day this year is VICTORY. The parade has been planned to carry out this theme. The flag will lead the parade fol- ~lowed by a large V representing Victory and the motto, "OUT TO WIN. Uncle Sam coming next will be followed by children dressed in costumes of our Allies. Each :school will represent some activity to support the theme. The parade starting from the Lin- coln school at 9:30 will march north on Blanche street, east down l~ront street to the News office then ~o~th a block turning again to Blanche street and on to the High School where the May Queen will be crowned. Marguerite Samuels of the Wein- rels School has been chosen May Queen. The coronation of the Queen and the Maypole dance will take place in the high school gym- nastum beginning at l0 o'clock. After the coronation children wha to take part in the track invents should Immediately assem- ble at the track west of the high ~lchool. As it takes only a few -m~utes to run each event, children hould .be on hand and listen to ~he announcements. The following events are schedul- : " 10:45---50 yd. dash, girls, 6-7 years; 10:50--50 yard dash, boys, 6-7 years; ll:0{N-50 yard dash, girls, 8-9-10; :11:05---50 yard dash, boys, 8-9-10; 11:10---50 yard dash, girls, 11-12; 11:15---50 yard dash, boys, 11-12; :11:20---,50' yd. dash, girls 13 years and over; :11:25---75 yd. dash, boys, 13 years and over; yd. dash, boys, 13 years and over. ll:35--Broad Jump, girls, 8-9-10; Potato Race, girls, 11 and 12 yrs. High Jump, boys, 8-9-10 yrs. Baseball throw for accuracy, girls 13 years and over. Broad Jump, boys, 11-12 years. jump, boys, 8-9-10 yrs. Baseball throw for distance, boys, :11-12 years; Baseball throw for Accuracy, I1-12 years. Broad Jump, boys, 13 years and race, boys 8-9-10 yrs. ( Shot Put, boys. Ribbon awards and a free movie have been provided by the Beach Lion's Club. The movie will be ~Shown twice. The first show will at 2 o'clock and the second -about 3:30. Tl~e grownups should get into the Plrlt of this event and be in at- tendance. It is a ndstake to regard :Play Day as for the children alone. ~f adults would unbend a little 2t would double the interest of the ~tudents. Play Day is for parents 0o. Fair play, good sportsman- 1hip, all the elements in the foun- dation for right manhood and wo- ~Zm~hood, the whole Golden Rule shines through Play Day. Boy Scouts Hold Meet of Season Our last meeting for the season held Monday night in the of a Court of Honor. some of Scouts' parents were present Father Hake gave a very aP- and interesting Tenderfoot badges were given to Kukowski, Arlund Bruns- Old, and Dick Hilgendorff. Those ~er~Ving second class badges were: erie Gordon, Lowell Carlson, Don ~ettner, Bob Severson, Ray Sev- Bob Woodhuil, Billy Stuts- John Hanson, and Billy Uhl- l~n. Dick Johnson, Jack Sleight nd Jim Rlstuben received first badges. Honorable mention ~aa given to BonneU Oison and ~Bllly Johnson. A short program was presented of a couple stories~ by Sleight, Sro. I~ first aid demo by John Hanson, and Whistle solo by Bob Woodhull. A candlelight ceremony was fly- by thirteen of the Scouts, As and the oath was recited was lit. played a few games and a lunch was served by the mothers. ~oOU~t was our last meeting until ~. t Camp which will begin JUlY V C~ke ictus and other sweets will moisture from the air on days, Rnd become soft and On such days, give them minutes extra cooking to tendency. Sodality of B. V. M. Receives 9 Members Sunday evening nine new mem- bers were received into the Sodal- ity of the B. V. M. at an impres- sive ceremony in St. John's Church A procession made up of the children of the parish and the Coronation of Our Lady preceded the reception. The statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary was beautifully decorated with fowers at the center of the altar, and the children in the pro- cession left their flowers at the foot of the statue, immediately following, the queen, Miss Kather- ine .Bellmont assisted by her at- tendants, the Misses Katherine Marmon and Mary Ethel Gilman, performed the coronation cere- mony. The following candidates, the Misses Doris Zook, Leona Samuels, Ruth Thill, Kathleen Snow, Elea- nor Johnson, Shirley Kukowski, Glennettee Zook, Ethel Kunick and Emily Vukelic, were then presented for admission into the Sodality by the Prefect, Miss Mary Hardy, and were received by their director, Father ~Iake. A party, honoring the new mem- bers, was given later in St. John's Hall. Set up Groups To Aid Returned War Veterans Establ~ment of co~n~ttees of farm p~: in every County in North Dakota to give advisory as- sistance to returning war veterans vho want to farm will be complet- ed within the next several weeks ~. J. Haslerud, Director of the ND- ~C Extension Service, announced ecently. A series of meetings with county extension agents outlining the pro- gram will be finished May 24th and it is expected committees will be functioning in all counties by .~he end of June. The plan for helping war veter- ans is being organized on a similar basis throughout the United States with the extension agent in each county responsible for establishing the local committees and serving as liasion between the committees and the local selective service boards and other groups. According to Director Haslerud, establishment of the farm advisory groups is being done in harmony with and does not duplicate other programs for the benefit of return- ing service men. For the veteran who wants to get started on a farm, the committees now being set up will be the central county agency from which to obtain in- formation wnd advice. Activities in providing this aid to service men are associated close- ly with other similar work begun several months ago by the Exten- sion Service under the supervision of S. I~L Thorflnnson, Director Has- lerud says. The complete facilities of the extension service under these joint programs are now combined with the work of the county farm advisory committees to assist war veterans. Raise a Bigger Gar this Year We hope that by now most of you have planted all of the frost resistant ~tables in your gar- den. We hope that you are plan- ning on a garden at least as large as last year's. Don't be fooled by 'the relaxing of rationing of some of the more important vegetables. There is little doubt that most vegetables will be back on the ra- tion list before the summer is up. Plan now to grow enough of the more important vegetables so that you will be able to put up enough to take you thru the coming win- ter and spring. our transportation facilities are now being taxed to the limit haul- ing war matel~. Certainly it would be~foolish to expect, to have all of our yes.tables, both canned and fre~,~ln to m. Re- m~aber our" : armed forces and those of our allies ~wtll need all of the food that we can raise in this countrY. Remember also that huge amounts of food will be needed to feed the liberated peoples of Europe. Remember the words of Secretary of Agriculture Claude R. Wickard, 'Tood will win the war and write the peace." We cannot afford to relax in this crucial year of l~N4. Back the attack with big- ger and better gardens. V RelatIH~. A woman N~nd~s an hour ~ uP her faoe and one minute making up her mimL PUNCH FOR GROGGY JAPS GUADALCANAL--U.S. Marine Corps Photo--Instead of riskin~ men to ferret out Jap pockets of resistance in the Guad. ~canal jungles, U. S. Army cannon was brou~]~t up to pulverize the remaining sore spor~, m this photo we see a 155 MM cannon hurling its weighty steel at the Jap lines. Note h0w the litter is shaken off the ground by the big gun's concussion; TO ORGANIZE LADIES SOFT BALL CLUB IN BEACH A meeting will be held on Tues- day evening, May 23rd, to organize a ladies' soft ball team or teams at the baseball park, at 7:30. All young women interested, even if you haven't played soft ball before please attend. Two Arrested for Breaking Signs A favorite sport among certain classes of individuals has been the destruction of highway signs and damaging other state property. This vandalism has amounted to quite a few thousand dollars dur- ing the years, every cent of it coming out of the taxpayers pockets. Recently three young fellows in a car damaged signs and posts ~long state highway No, 37, west of Garrison. Two of them were apprehended and after confessing paid about $37 for property dam- age and $33 costs, about $50.00, or $35.00 each. The other member of Farra - Knopp Vows Exchanged Miss Kinsetta Farts of Wlbaux and Richard Knopp of Alpha were united in marriage at a very pret- ty-ceremony in St. John's church in Beach at 9:00 A. M. On Tuesday, May 16th, with Father Win. Fred Hake officiating. They were .at- tended by Miss Alice Knopp of Long Beach, California and Cle- mance Knopp of Klickitat, Wash., brother and sister of the groom. MISS BOVEY TO PRESENT SENIOR PUPILS IN RECITAL " Miss Bovey will present her music" class in a recital Thursday eve- ning, May 18 (tonight) beginning promptly at 8:15, in the United Brethren Church. All who would like to hear this program are invited. Grade Children Gives Program The bride wore a white satin[ The following program will be wedding dress, floor length, wtth lgiven by the grade school, Wednes- matching veil and carried a bou-lday, M~y 17th at 8 P. M., in the quet of sweet peas. Miss Knopplhigh school auditorium. ~The public wore a pink floor length dress and I Is invited and there are no admis- also carried sweet peas. The groom~I sign charges. wore a grey-blue suit and the best lFIR,~,, ST GRADE-- man a dark blue suit. I Pop! Goes the Weasel," Ryh- Following the ceremony a wed- ding dinner was served to a large group of friends and relatives at the home of the groom. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. John Kouba and family, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Gam- roth and family, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Gamroth and family, and Pete Jessick and family. Out-of-town thin Band; "The Robin's Return,"i First grade. SECOND GRADE-- "The Fairy of Dreams," Second grade girls; "What I Like," Second grade boys; "A Funny Dream," Se- cond Grade. THIRD GRADE-- Patriotic Drill~"Here Comes the Less Labor, More Farm Equipment For Grain Harvest North Dakota will have less labor to draw from for the harvest but will have more machinery and equipment than a year ago. That was the general opinion of those attending Gov. Moses' labor and combine conference in Bis- marck Friday. Last year's scarcity of new farm machinery and equipment will be eased somewhat for the coming season, it was explained, although it is doubtful if the full allotment promised North Dakota farmers will be available. However, North Dakota farmers are assured 2,600 full size combines direct from the factories. In 1943 700 new combines were brought into the state. Last year 700 out-of-state com- bines operated in the North Dakota harvest fields with out-of-state crews. A considerable increase in this number can be expected for this year. Besides, Governor John Moses explained, there are posat- bilities that U. S. customs and health regulations may be modified so as to allow crews with combines from Canada to cross the border into the state without too much red tape. The labor situation will be more acute this year than last season. While North Dakota will need at least 15,000 men for the small grain harvest in addition to our ow~ labor pools and the seasonal influx of harveet workers from nearby states, the number than can be re- cruited in southern states may be greater than last year. But last season's troop labor may not be available this year. And with a smaller number of men available in our own state, the labor outlook is not encouragiug. Six hundred Mexican nationals will arrive in the state on May 28 ami 600 Jamaicans are assured for later in the season for the best field. Some German war prisoners may be available. The North Dakota harvest pla~ of mobilizing all available local manpower will continue to be the backbone of our harvest war effort, "Local mobilization will be-of ex- treme importance," Gov. Moses said. All highway restrictions will be removed, the same as last year, for transient combines and out-of-state harvest crews, Highway Commis, the trio had joined the arn~y before ,he law caught up with him~. Superintendent E. M. Klein of ~e highway patrol has issued or- ers to all patrolmen that anyone caught defacing or damaging high- way signs or other property of the highway department are to be ar- rested ahd prosecuted. "Not only are signs hard to re- place at the present time, but their cost is almost prohibitive," he stated. "Signs are erected for the guidance and protection of the motoring public and should not be molested. The highway patrol will appreciate reports whenever signs or any other highway property is dan~ged so that the perpetrators may be apprehended and convicted." guests were: Red Higgins, Mrs. Hugh Worthen, mother of the bride ~nd Miss Pauline ZinslL Mr. and Mrs. Knopp will leave in a short while for a honeymoon trip to the Black Hills of South Dakota. They will make their home at Alpha. A wedding dance was held at Alpha Tuesday evening, which was well attended. V~ 1VIETHODIST CHURCH Rev. D. J. McTavish, Pastor Sunday School at 10 A. M. Preaching service at 11 A. M. Young People's meeting Sunday at 8 P. M. Choir rehearsal Wednesday at the church at 8 P. M. W. S. C. S. Thursday, 2 P. M. At Japan's Gate Flag," "There are Many Flags." siGner J. S. Lamb said. FOURTH GRADE-- Reader~Bobby Abernethy. "Am- ---V fthe CtySt k erica the Beautiful; .... Story Gun oc men Song" G~rry Muggli; Song, Fourth grade. Have Organized Livestock Group Pledge to the Flag--"We'll Never Let the Old Flag Fall" Fourth grade. FIP'rH and SIXTH GRADES-- "The Pageant of America; .... Song of the Shepherds," Sixth grade group. 7th AND 8th GRADES--- "Stout-Hearted Men," 7th and 8th grade boys; (A) "Bonnie Hea- ther," (B) "On the Lagoon," 7th and 8th grade girls; "You're a Grand Old Flag," 7th and 8th grade group. f N~ Frank Knox recently stressed the imports.nee of the terrific wal- Soundphote-=S~retary_o.~ ,_v~ ........ r in which th_~e terrific victories had. stepped up the lops delivered to Trug an~t .... ~--~-~ the dirset line of proffer.. Not shown in black is the re- " ar Tile arrow mu.~v,~ pace of tke Pac~fi.e, w : ........ ~ U^llandi~ big Jap a irl~. on .m.e North coast of Dutch New gent Cm~Flesr, of me mr m ~v~,~._~ ~ur's bombers w~u~ln 1000 miles of.the Philippines. Cefl~u. ~)ssession of these a~r~a~ wm W-" A group of Golden Valley Coun- ty livestock producers met recent- ly and organized the Golden Val- ley Livestock Association. The As- sociation will sponsor such worth while projects as Coyote control, the use of purebred sires in all herds, the use of supplemental feeds as a means of increasing dairy production, parasite control and disease control through saul- tation and various other projects of interest to livestock producers. Membershi1~ in the Association is open to all livestock and poul- try producers. Dues have been set at $3.00 per year. Sheepme~a are to ,be assessed an additional amount set at five cents per ewe. All of these funds are to be used to cooperate with the Fish and Wildlife Service in coyote control work. The following officers were elect- ed to serve until the next annual election is held: president, C. O. Carlson, vice-president, D. L. Kuo kowski; secretary, Ovide E. Gren, ier; treasurer, T. E. Hudson; dir- ectors, D. L. Kukowski, Roy Snow, Paul Wehrman, John McDanold, Dr. C. A. Bush and Ralph Mosser. ~Anyone wishing to join the AS, sociation should contact any of the above named officers. Let's all work together and make Golden Valley County's livestock Progranl bigger and better. ~V CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Rev. John Roberts, Pastor Sunday School at I0:00 A. M. Morning service at 11:00 A. M. Pilgrim l~ellowship at 7:30 P. M. Choir practice Wednesday at 8:00 P.M. Junior Choir, Saturday at ~:00 P.M, All members kindly attend to sign "World Order ComPact" f~ personal commltment for securi~ world peace and JUstice in the fa, ture. How is your subscrlptlon?