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September 14, 1939
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The Golden Valley Nev s And THE BEACH REVIEW And THE BEACH ADVANCE III BEACH, GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA THURSDAY, SEPT. 14, 1939 NUMBER 50 Services For Ralph Zopfi Held At Wibaux Wibaux--The people of this com- ~nunity were shocked to hear of the death of Ralph Zopf| last Saturday. Only last month he had visited here, nd it was hard to realize he was gone. Ralph, the eldest child of Mr. a~ad Mrs. Fred Zopfi was born June 2Sth, 1908 in WibaUX and spent most ,~ his life here. He attended the local Beach People In ]Libra Benefit Auto AccidentI Carmval Oct. 6 o I Being Planned Witzig, Albert and Mary Ethel Gilman, Mrs. A. M. Doerner and William Moyer, Jr. left in Miss Witzig's car for a variety of dstinatious in the east, but had the misfortune to have a severe accident just as they were en- tering Hebron, at about ten-thirty that morning The car was quite badly wreqed, and some of the passengers fo---~ard Plans are going rapidly for a big carnival to be staged in Beach on Friday, October 6th, with proceeds to go for benefit of the Beach Li- brary. The Beach Woman's club is sponsoring the event. Feature attraction of the carnival will be the crowning of a queen, to be known as Miss Golden Valley. Any !girl in the county is eligible to be iPrade and high school, graduating in suffered injuries. Miss Wltzig has been 111~, after which he attended the Coy- ccmflued to her bed. but is now able ~e Electrical School in Chicago. He to be up a little bit. She received chest was an expert electrician and follow ~ that trade. For more than a year he has been employed at the State 0apital in Helena. He was married in March 1929 to Miss Mona Helvik of ~ff~_g~-and to this union three child were born, Margie, Paul and Fran- Little Margie preceded him in ~eath. He passed away at Helena on laturday, Sept. 9th and his body was ~u~ht home Monday morning by ~a father. Funeral services were held the M. E. Church Tuesday P. with Rev. G~nt Moore in charse, large congreptlon and the beau- inJurleL Miss Mary Ethel G~lman was also laid up for a few days but is now able to be around again. Mr. Moyer continued on from Hebron by train for EUahart, Indiana. where he has employment, and Mrs. Doerner left the next day for st. Cloud, Minn. Albert and Mary Ethel Gilman left on Mon- day morning for Chicago where Albert attend Loyola University and Mary Ethel will attend a business col- lege for the coming year. ILocal Teacher flowers were evidences of the es- teem in which this young man was I Attends Confer- held. Be~de~ hLs wife and children he 18 8RrvivM by his parents, his sister,I I. b ther, ence ,.argo mk~ed I other relatives and a host of ~blends. Those from out of town who~ lame for the funeral:were Mrs Agatha Fargo, N D, Sept. 14: Miss Ines :l~efty and Mrs. Wmlter Bartley ~f Anderson, home econondes Instructor M,'~. MarY Ruegg, M~m. Rlckle and Mr and Mrs Nick Zopfi of q~tmplin, Minn., and Miss Kather- Klefer of Mo0rhead, Minn., Miss "Mildred Zopfl who had left Saturday to reaume her studies in Minneapolis ~eturned immediately on hearing of brother's demise. We Join in ek- ~ding our sympathy to the family, tender ties are broken And loving friends must part, "f~nen sad farewells are spoken, A~d Sorrow grips the heart, *~We hope a word of cOmfort A little help will be, "~ bring you thoughts of cheer and hope, And deepest sympathy. in the local high school, spent the l~t few days before mhh0ol opened llmt week attending the Thirteenth Annual State Conference of North DakOta Ve- cational Hememaklng Instnufu~ at NDAC where she met with ~ othe~ economics teachers from 65 other No. Dak. high schoOlS to learn of the latest advances made in the field of homemakh~. Miss Anderson reports that consid- erable attention was given during the conference to the subject of vocational and personality guidance It was point- ed out, she said. that more attention to guiding high school students into vocations for which their abilities and Homemak. ers Club Divides Into Two Clubs / "~'ne Thelen Homemakers Club has been divided into two clubs, each of Which will be a branch of the origin- al club which was organized at Thelen 1~ September 1921. This club is one of cW0 clubs in Golden Valley county Which are the oldest clubs in the state "Of North Dakota. Except for three this club has been active dur- the 18 years since it was organized. first officers of the Thelen club Miss Laura Hill, president; Mrs. Ar~drew Helm, vice-president; and Mrs. Peter Thompson, secretary. The new branch of the Thelen Club be known as the Rocky Butte club while the other will continue to be known as Thelen Homemakers club. The or- meeting for the Rocky club was held at the home of Geo. Raisler, last Friday even- when the following officers were Mrs Roy Snow, president; Mrs Falker, vice-president and Mrs. Raisler s~cretary. Several of the of this club are the charter of the orginial Thelen club. next meeting of the club will be at the home of Mrs. Gunnar on October 10th. The officers for the Thelen club are Herman Kettner, Sr. president; Andrew Helm, vice-president, ahd Henry Helm, secretary, first trainln~ meetin~ for major win be held at Beach l~h at I0:00 a. m. are planning or~nm a ~nema~ ~u~. An ClUbs should be organized Just as as possible so that they can the - in the county. ) who are planning to organ- a club before October Ist should two women from the community the training meeting on Sept- 16th. JANE ALGUIR~ GETS POSITION AS S~CRETARY Algulre has furniahed the a clipping from the Sioux S. D~, Argus-Leader, telling of of his daughter; as secretary of the All '~hool there. Miss Aiguire ~been en~agod to~suoceed ~Miss Jean who is to be married soon. Jane attended the All Saints in 19~3-34, and for the past two been attmldh~ the Dickin- Oollep, where she tin oommm'e~ atudtee and PersonaUties are best suited would do much to insure their later happiness and prosperity. I It was reported at the conference that eight new departments of home economics have been established in North Dakota for the 1939-40 school year. They are located at Bottlneau, Hatton, Hettinger, Langdon, Pemhina, Rugby, Steele and St. Thomas. Two other schools, Drake and Page have re- opened their departments. There are 2.798 high school students enrolled in l~ome economics courses in North Dakota last year, including 261 boys, Miss Anderson says. Legion Post Se- lects New Officers At the last regular meeting of the" local American Legion Post, held, on Wednesday evening of last week. the annual election o.f officers took place, with the following being chosen to head the group for the coming year: Commander, R. W. Johnson, Vice- commander, B. J. Hess, Finance Of- fice, P. J. Edkins, Adjutant, E. D. Nelson, Chaplain, J. W Gardner, Ser- geant-at-Arms, Neff HOgOboom. PLEASANT VALLEY CLUB MEET 'chosen as the queen. Candidates for 'queen will be selected by nomination ballots placed in various stores in the city, to be filled in by customers. Ballot boxes will be placed in several different business houses The name8 of all queens nominated will be print- ed in the Sept. 21st issue of the News, They will all be voted on for one week when the ten h~ghest contestants will be selected, according to present l~S, and then the five h~hest will be voted on by the crowd at the carnival on Friday, October 6th. At midnight the one with the highest vote will be crowned queen, with the other four as her attendants. Votes will be avafl~le at the busi- ness places listed below Fifty VGtes Will be given with every fifty cent purchase and a hundred votes with every doll.dr worth of merehandlee purchased. , Votes may be secured at: ~ Store Agency, Mildret~a Shol~, Wal- lace Barber shop, Vranna Auto ~Park Cafe, Suniite Bakery, Red Store, Thompson Lumber 'Yard, ~okstad Cleaners, Beach Hotel, Ber- tha's Beauty Parlor, ~'s Jew- elry, The Te0ms Company, Sawyer Hardware, Gas Beauty Shop, The Pal- ac.e Beauty Shop, Gilman Oil Oo., Wall Drug Co., J. C. Pe~Iney Co., Purvis Tire Shop, W C ~chulz Gar- age, Noyes Cabin Camp, Rock Inn Service Station, Hodgin Standard Ser- vice. Smith Standard Service Station, Johnson Motor Co., A. Overstad and Son, Miller & Wieting, Knezevich Clo- thing Store, F. T Reynolds Co., Dick- Firemen .Ask Co- Farm Tour For When V. Is Planned Whistle Blows Ano tour consis------'tlng of farmers ! Fire Chief Stub Noyes and the en- tire department have asked the gen- eral public please observe more close- lY the regulations in regard to civil- ians and drivers of cars, etc. and what they are supposed to do when the whistle blows and the fire truck comes down the street. Recently accidents have been narrowly avoided, and in order to better acquaint everyone with the correct procedure, the following North Dakota law is reprinted: "~VHAT TO DO ON APPROACH OF POLI~ OR FIRE DEP~T- MENT VEHICLE. (a) Upon the approach of any poUse m" fire department vehle]e givinC audible signal by ~ ~ren or exlmust whistle, the driver of every other vehicle shall ImJnedi- ately drive the same to a lz~tion as near as possible and ~ to the right edge or curb of the hi~h- w~y, clear of any intemecUon of h~hways, and shall stop and re- main in such peeJtion unleu other- wise dlreeted by a pollee or Waffle ofleer until the police or fire de- parknent vehtele shall have ]pus- ed. (b) It shall be uulawful for the dr~ of aay veblele ethe~ t~ one on official lmsi~ess to follow any fire a]~ra~ tawve~ in' ~qm~e to a abwm ek~e th~a five hundred feet or. drive ~to or park such vehlcle W l thin the bi~k where fire apparatus has stopped to am- wer to fire a]~" Manaser Leverscn* of the ~ tele- ~e company also reque~ people ~0t to call at least five minutes after he whistle has blown, in order that the firemen may call first and find the location of the blaze. Lions Hold First Meeting Monday inson Store, Thompson Food Market, The Lions Club resumed its regular Golden Valley Hotel, Community Gar- ] tin s last Monday evening after mee g age Ben's Texaco Service Station, H , - , t the summer s vacation. lB. Lovell Implement Co., Beach Radio| The new officers elected at the last Shop, Dickinson Creamery Co., Coz~j ~ateetl__r~ in May were installed with @ale, Logan Auto Service, and Beach {Pa~t "P~mident Dclo Logan acting in Creamery [the capacity of in.ailing officer, The Ballot boxes will be placed in the meeting was then turned over to the Dickinson Store. J C. Penney .CO., Park new President, R. A, Noyes, who ac- Cafe, CoZy Care, Wall Drug, and MI1- tcepted the office with a few remarks lers. After the first week ballot boxes pertinent to the occasion. will be placed in all stores handling ] It was decided to invite the Belfield votes, club to a Joint meeting to which the Below is your nomination blank ladles will also be invited. October which you are asked to fill out and 9th was set as the date for this event. and leave in one of the ballot boxes. The program committee with Lion All nominations must be in by 5:00 P. Watt Johnson as chairman, augment- m. Monday, Sept. 18th. ed by the addition of Lions Franklin , I NOMINATE 'Smith and VictOr Thompson will have charge of arrangements. At this time a quartette composed Miss ................................. of the Misses Grace Smith, Virginia as a candidate for Carnival Queen to Miller, Mary Ellen Doerner and Lion be crowned Miss Golde~n Valley at Jim Doerner, with Miss Vera Helm the Library Benefit Carnival, October at the piano, provided the entertain- 6th, at Beach. ment for the evening by rendering a number of vocal selections which were very much enjoyed. Nellermoe's To [ Theprivllegeofappointiuga proxy i to attend regular meetings was grant- I Leave For Mirm'ed those memberswho find that i they will no ~e able to attend a meet- ling was granted after some discus- = Following the church services and Ladles Aid dlnner served at the scan- dla Lutheran church at Skaar last Sunday, Mr and Mrs. A. J. Neller- raGe were guests of honor at a gath- ering in the form of a farewell party. Rev. Oisrud spoke a few words of farewell with Mr. and Mrs. Neller- rage responding after they had been presented with a gift from the Ladles Aid society. The Nelierm_oe's will leave soon for their new home in Minnesota and they will be greatly missed by their host of friends that they have made and County Extension Agents from several neighboring counties are plan- ning to visit Golden Valley County early next week to go over the sum- mer-faliow practices being carried out here. The tour will start from Bel- field and come to Beach. A trip will then be taken north from Beach eight to ten miles and back thru the south- ern part of the county. Several stops will be made to~ln-- spect the clean early fallow and to make comparison with the late weedy fallow ff any weedy fallow can be found by that time Golden Valley county farmers have a reputation over the state for their excellent summe~- fallow practice which has been carried out during the past few years. Early clean stonier-fallow has been Golden Valley county farmers best crop insur- ance. Not all of our farmers have this reputation but the number is Jncrouo ins each year. Saturday this week should see every summer-falY~ field in excellent oc~- dltion for lnspeetLan The state office states that there Just Will not be any soil building payment for weedy or poorly summerofallowed land. M. ft. -- The Pleasant Valley Homemakers club held its annual meeting at the H. E. Algulre home, on Wednesday afternoon, September 6th at 2:30 p. m. The meeting opened by singing "School Days" and roll call was re- 'spot,led to by giving a childhood memory. Mlnute~ of the lilt meeting i were read and apProved. Plans for an achievement day were made and the club voted to bUY twelve new song during their many years of residence l"A'-[~paper on ,'What About Your in our community. Best wishes for i School" was given by Mrs. Hathaway, happiness and success go with them. i and- one on ~-Home Canrdng" was ,_. o,u New U. B. Pastor t~s;:,~ b~ .lnwlu~ "La~d of The Free" F'~. an--~"~d Mrs. R..H.. Wel~_I Sunday, Septem~----~ 3, Rev. Verne ~served a delicious lunch ~ot~e wn members and three visitors. "me n~. D. Baffa arrived here from Portiana, I meetlng will be held at tl~. E. Bre Oregon to take charge of the local tenfcldt home on October @ut. United Brethren church succeeau~ {Rev. Herman Grove who has go~e to {Indiana. He was appointed to BAND BENEFIT DANC~ !parish by Bishop Ira D Warner. He :elS Plans are now under way for a a married man but his wife will re- band benefit dance to be held at the main in Portland for a while yet and city hall in Beach on Friday, Sept. 22 will probably be here in October. He and everyone" is urged to be present is a young man of pleasing personal- at this dance, and do their bit to help ity and will no doubt prove an asset his church and the communitY: the lockl band. Tickets will be reason- i to ably priced and good music is ~eing secured for the event. Watch next Mr and Mrs Ted Dickinson and week's paper for, fut~hbr details of the daughter Helen returned Sunday from event thei recent vacation trip to Portland, . . . Oregon and other west coast points. The next regular meeting of the [ _ -----~n~ee~ and club will be .September 18th at the~. ~r .and Mrs;_,_v_m~r ~-- S~taY .... - ..... A fine guests at the r.=au ~u~, m " , i sign. Reports on the Zone Conference held at Rlchardton recently were giv- en by Lions Johnson, Lovgren and Hasbrook. Lion Wolf stated that the Com- munity Betterment Committee were I danning a special daY with an air- dane show as an attraction. The tentative date for this being Saturday, sept. ~rd. TRENC~ SILO A trench silo is being built on the Knute Farstveet farm east of town this week. Constructior, was started last weekend and should be completed in the next few days, Knute says the pit will be 60 feet long, 14 feet wide at the top and ten feet wide at the base, while the depth will be about eight', feet. Trench silos are becoming more popular 'every year and Mr. Farstvcet is going to make sure that he has plenty of feed put away for his dairy herd this winter. BUSY BEE 4-H MEETING Carlyle--The Busy Bee 4-H Cluc held its tenth regular meeting at the home of PatSy Lund on Saturday aft- ernoon: September 9th. The girls prepared and served a nice breakfast to their mothers and others who were present. A demonstration was given by Cole- ene Ltndstrom on "Baking Muffins." Achievement daY was discussed and some 'plans were made for that day. The meeting was closed with the sing- in~ the round "Three Blind Mice." Sund~ me~nh~ Mr and Mrs. Lou~ ~ ~ ~'~,~m~ ~ ta s. r~ ~ ~ their raktaw~ ,~'~ Hbve Conference Rev. Grant S. Moore of the loeal Methodist ~hurch announced this week that plans are being completed for a supper conference to be held in the ~mrch here on Monday, Sq~nber ~h at 7 p. m. This gathering will mark the cleans of the conference year for the church, HeY. Geo, O. Parish, district superintendent, will be here that day and preside at the meeting. At this meeting reports of all treas- urers and departments of the churerl will be given, and election of the of. ficial board will be held. For the event the choir will render special music, and there will be two honor tables, with Epworth League members at one, and officers and teachers of the Sun- day school and other department of- ricers at the other, All members and friends of the church are urged to attend. Other events on the calendar for the Meth- odist church include a chicken supper on Thursday, Sept. 28th, a young peG- pies party on Wednesday, Sept. 13th, Epworth League officers on Sept. 24. Johnsons Back From Camp Perry Monday of this week Nic Johnson of Oolva and Clarence Johnson of Seattle arrived here from Camp Per- ry, Ohio, where they have been the past few weeks participating in the national rifle matches which were held there. Nic shooting with the North Dakota civilian team, and Clarence with the Marine Corps Reserve team. While in the east they visited with the A. J. FoGs' at Fremont, Ohio, who will be remembered by many as form- er residents of the Golva community. Clarence and his father, John John- son of Golva, plan to leave next week for Seattle. RED OWL OFFERS FREE P~ DURING ANNUAL FOOD FAIR Beginning on Tuesday of this week, the annual Food Fair of the Red Owl Stoes, Inc., is in progress, and a fea- ture of the fair is the weekly drawings for many fine prizes, which the local store is participating in. All that is required to get a chance on the draw- lng is to go into the store and register. No purchases are necessary. The Fair, which features many gro- cery bargains, lasts until October, 14th. Grand prize for the drawing is aS1000 Mercury deluxe tudor sedan. In ad- dition there are to be ~flve weekly prizes of $100 grocery orders, one every week during the fair, In addition there' are to be 25 Crosley or Emerson Port- able radios to be given away, five each week, Ask at the local Red Owl store for more details of the drawinss. FINAL STREET CONCERT Bandmaster James Deehr announc- ed that if weather conditions permit, there will be another band concert held on the streets this coming Sat- urday night. However, thts will be the last concert of the season, he contin- ued. AUCTION SALE There will be an auction sale held the tL P, Crossman farm 1~ miles southeast of Beach, or approximately 12 miles south of Sentinel Butte, on next Wedueeday, Septenmer ~0 be~. ntn~ at I P~ m. sharp. A~ C. Mogle will ~r~ ~e~a~eand ~ ~ s~l'ac~ a~ ek~L~~% "~ Beach Vs Het- tinger Here Fri- day In Opener (Contributed) The Beach high Bucanneers meet Hettinger here on Friday, Septem~r 15 in the opening game of their hard- est grid schedule in years. The teaml clash on the local field at $ p. m. &l~ the locals are detemlned to ave~ the worst defeat of the 19~ sesm~ It 25-0 shellacking in the season~ fin- ale. Y~n Weight and experience must be rated the underdog, but th~ team has el/eked smcothly in ~ and a Beach victory need be no eu~ prise Beach will have a veteran baekJ~la~ in Meredith, Gilman, S/If aml., Mar- man, with four lettermen to bolsb~r/S~ inexperienced line. Oandlda~ far I/~ ~include lettermen Hardy and I~vea, ate~, with RaY Erlckeon, Bob ~D~a carlson, Alvin Charles Sherman, Riley Be/]mont, Eddie K~efith Broe~meyer, and HarOld SIce~b. lnlude Bud NoY~, Bill neth Jandt, Homer Smith and l~dvtlt Brown. .~ ....... the ~ata ~ the foo~ba~ ~ end- Feature Speei Day Sept. 23rd A ePe~l day of real a~ l~ lined upfor Beach on Saturd~, September 2~, accord/~ to plans of a committee of Io~I buslnes~aen who are in chargo of arrangements for the event. 'lte~t~ the day will be Ed ~a~- field and his flying circus of Willis- ton, who will be here practically all day. He plans to bring two planes here, one a new Dart and the other a Stin- son. During the day he will give ten free rides and he also plans to give a demonstration of how coyotes are hunted from the air. There are-to be a n~ of free prizes offered that day, some of which will be dropped from the plane. Head- ing the prize list is a free 81,000 life insurance policy, donated by Robert Coutts, district agent here for the Provident Life company of Bismarck. It is also planned to have a band concert during the day, and mer- chants are planning to offer many special bargains as added inducement to people of this area. Watch for fur- ther details. Achievement Day Held At Carlyle Carlyle--The Carlyle 4-H clubs held their annual Achievement Day at the church Thursday evening after school There were several lovely exhibits in sewing, cooking, craft work, scrap books, etc. The following program was present- ed: Organ Solo, Helene Tatley; Song, Entire elub~; Duet, Patsy Lund and Faye Hammond; "My Trip to the World's Fair" Azalia Hammond; Read- ing, Doris Shepherd; Reading, Loro raine Waterland; Club History, Irene Moen; Reading, Celia Krueger; Tal~ Mrs. Lindstrom; Song, Entire clubs; Talk, Mr. Ost~y; Remarks, Mrs. l~l- ton. RECREATION PROGRAM OFFEB~ GOOD INSTRUMENTS CHF.J~ Joe Maher, local Recreation leader, announces that his program will per- mit him to take in any musical in- strument in trade for new Kalamazoo mstnmmnts, with dls~mnt~ rang~ up to for~ percent. In addition, he will give free Instructions on the new instrument. FOr further details, in- quire of Mr. Maher at his office in the local court house. GOLVA SHIPFPING ASS'N MEETS On Septen~ber 6th the Golva Ship- ping association held a meeting and elected officers and they are now ready to ship cattle and hogs if any one cares to ship through them. Any- one with any stock to ship is requested to leave a llst of same at the First State Bank in Golva, or Wlth Frank I-I~igh. T. A. Wosel~ka is the new pre- sident of the organization. RATTLESNAKE KILLED IN TOWN Mrs. Junior Schuls reports killing a rattlesnake, about 18 inches ~n~ in the Frank H~ber yard last l~,daF mom~. The presence of the r~ales