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October 7, 1943     Golden Valley News
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GOLDEN VALLEY NEWS NO. 7 BEACH, GOLDEN VALLEY COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA, THURSDAY, OCTOI~ER 71 194.3 Dies At[Mustang Fighters Represent Our Western North Dakota Slope Counties In War II l M dv__on_aj_ __ war Bond puroh duct from J n ry l , bru two hting pl ur low the western North Dakota slope 6, helped to put wings In the air representing Golden Valley, Bill- counties during the "Buy a against the Axis enemy, as is lngs, Bowman and Slope counties Bomber" campaign, which was con-levidenced by the pictures of the of western North Dakota. 70, of SouthI who has been"I at the homeI Victor John- l of Sentinel [ october 4,1 days. to North Da- June for a ago he was death came old age Wiscon- t8, 1873. He was Rossie Gardner four children dying in infancy.~ to the state of Mrs. Roberts The children survlv- are Bennie of Effle, Mrs. of Sentinel Butte; Bend, Wash. were conducted Lutheran church Butte, Wednesday be surprised to become a national pest The bird ~hec~ow. It Is ~ast in dUtru~ ~he It Is there are .m~ore than human 150,000,000 probably is ~'the actual number. Man warfare ~n the crows, of reducing their crow to have fio~mz per- ~cution. One re war- ~are has been to scatt~ ~ bird which is now to be ~, the Arctic circle south into For years a debate raged naturalists over whether the crbW was more beneficial, becatme it ~eeds on insects, than harmful/ ~There is an old saying among corn Erowers that in planting corn they ~ust put in a grain for the crow. crow is a menace to some crops as well as bird life. In re- agent years this black fellow has invaded the nesting grounds of I~tigratory fowl in Canada and de- etroyed millions of nests and young birds. Now that ammunition to shoot crow is not to be had and many hunters have gone to war, it is reported tl~at crows in Canada have increased tremendously and ~hat drastic action is called for tt~lees bird lovers of the land want to see crows replace the other creatures. Lloyd Theomke Enlists In U. S. Marine Corps Lloyd C. Theomke, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Theomke of Beach .enlisted in the United States Mattes following his induction Into ~tle armed forces at Fort ~ was enlisted In the Corps reserve on Thurr~lay, SePte~nt~ 30, and is now home on turlmUth before being transferred for tL~tning. All men inducted into the armed forces have the privi- l~e of applying for duty with the Marine Corps if they can n~eet the qualifications. Theomke will go to the Marine base in San Diego, Calif., for seven weeks of recruit training, follow i~ Which he will be eligible to ~apDl~ for advanced training in any one of the Oorpe' more than 60 dt~orent speciallzed schools for he can qualify. include courses varying -~'mn radio, tek~hone and motor to cooks and bakers, and glider and sea school, for duty of the fleet. COUPLE WED of Mr. .and and Ed- McNtece, Were united~tn marriage Thursday, .These planes were purchased for l famous North American P-51s, the ~he Army Air Corp from OoldenJMustang fighter which has dlstin- Valley's $51~3, Bowman's $41,455, i guished itself against the Axis,.;" It Slope's $~t,523, and Billings $4,520j is one of the first planea built bond sales. Golden Valley's salesI on tlte basis of World War II were 148.06% of the quota: Bow- combat knowledge and the first man sales were 118.44%; Slope sales~ U. S. planes to cross the ,]~glish were 490.46%; Billings county sales Channel into occupted, Europe. we~u 100.4%. Both American and British fliers The ships pictured are of the predict this type of plane will be acknowledged as the world's b~t fighter. Definitely identified as having been p~vlded by the . People of the above named counties, these p~nes carry the names as painted o~ t~elr sides. ~eople of North Dakota invested over $7,000,000 during the "Buy a Bomber" campaign. Clifford Fisher Dies At Seminel Butte Monday Clifford D. Fisher. Well knowv Golden Valley resident, suddenly passed away at his home in Sen-" tinel Butte Monday evening. He was born at Bertha. Minneseta, March 15, 1995. In 1906 he came to North Dakota, where he has since resided. On September 3, 1942 he was united in marriage to May Joena Brown. To this union one child was born, Clara May. He leaves to mourn besides his wife, one child, two sisters. Mrs. F. D. Waldahl of Sentinel Butte and Gertrude of C~ncord, Connecticut; three brothers, Laurel of Vlrglla, California, Clyde of Camp Davis, North Carolina and Elmo of New Guinea. His parents and infant sister preceded him in death. Funeral services will be tmld on Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, from the Trinity Lutheran church in Sentinel Butte. --==---=V PROVES WESTERN NORTH DAKOTA CAN RAISE FRUIT Here is a Golden Valley produc- tion that is not be overlooked: Alfred Sel'~effer reports that he picked 108 pints of red raspberries and 27 quarts of currants. this year. They have gathered 25 pints of strawberries and are still pick- ln~ about three quarts twice a week. From one tree Mr. Seheffer picked 234 pound~* of crab apples, and as he says "This isn't too bad from one farm in western North Dakota where they say one can't raise fruit." V - B AND C APPLICATION8 FOR MORE GAS MUST WAIT UNTIL OCTOBEIg I/i'lqll, SAYS OPA Applications for restoration of and C cuts now in effect the 15. B and C been reduced to two. A Fire Department Enjoy Supper : Members 'of the Beach volunteer fire dpartment with a few invited guests, enjoyed a roast pig s~r~per last Thursday evening, following their regular monthly meeting. As a part of their activities for the better protection of the homes and business places of Beach, the firemen will make an effort to properly observe Fire Prevention Week. Various committees were named by Fire Chief Henry Wo- jahn and these committees will appreciate the cooperation of every citizen in order to prevent fire hazards. V-- Mrs. Anna Moyer left for Glen Ullin Friday after spending some time visiting friends and relatives here. / Lions Entertained _tBy T. E. Hudson Members of the Beach Lions and a number of invited guests .were en@ertained by Tom Hudson at his ranch on the Beaver north of this city Monday evening. The site of the gathering is known. as the Lions' Den and the loca- tion is one of the oldest ranches in Western North Dakota. Following a sumptuous beef mul- ligan, the ~,ion group proceeded to roar to their heart's content until the surrounding hills echoed with warm expressions of applause for Mr. Hudson, the evening's host. James R. Carlson arrived from San De Leandrc, California Satur- day to visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Carlson before leav- ing for service. ON TOP AGAIN FIRE PREVENTION WEEK For many year~ fire and insurance authorities have done their best in the ahnual Fire Preventlcm Week to per- suade the public to take the precauttons that prevent fires. The anniversary of the great Chicago fire, Octo- ber 8-11, 1871, reminds us all of what can happen when fire gets beyond control. Accumulati0~ of inflam- mable waste, overheated, fur- naces and stoves, poorly pro- tectecl smoke pipes, and spontaneous combustion are four of the most common causes. The firemen tell us to avoid these hazards. It is far easier to watch out carefully for the causes of fire than to make up for the losses that fire will bring. The Beach volunteer fire department asks the coopera- tion of every citizen and property holder in making their homes and business places safe from fire. Florence Larson Weds Orval Ross September 23rd Florence Larson, daughter of Mrs. Katherine Larson of Wlbaux, and Orval Ross. son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Ross were married on Thursday, September 23 at Billings, Montana, The ceremony was per- formed by Rev. Werts of the Methodist ehurcr. They were at- tended by the bride's sister, Miss Lucllle Larson and her brother, Sat. Arthur Larson. Following the ceremony a wed- cling dinner was served by Mr. and Mrs. Ostrum of Billings, at the Ostrum home. Mrs. Ross is a gr.aduate of the Wibaux High School, class of 1943. Mr. Ross graduated from the Beach High School with the class of 1940. The couple will reside on the Ross farm north of Beach. V~ Joseph H. Noyes Reported Missing In Action Sept. 15 Flight Officer Joseph H, Noyes, son of ,Mr. and Mrs. Walter H. Noyes of Seattle, pilot of the Fly- ing Fortress, Blondie II, has been reported missing in action after a bombing raid over Paris, Septem- ber 15th. Pilot Noyes was born in Beach, the family moving to the west coast about ten years ago. He is nephew of "Stub" and Roy Noyes of this city. He was 22 years old when he enlisted in the armed services, first with the National Guard in the 116th Medical Regi- ment, and later being transferred to the Army Air Forces. On duty in Englar, d since March, 1943. Noyes received the Air Medal and two Oak-Leaf Clusters and had been recommended for a DIS- tlngulshed Flying Cross for his par- ticlpation in raids deep into Ger- many. Frank Hudecek Wed Sept. 25th At Valley Forge The newly-dedicated chapel at Valley Forge General Hospital ws4 the scene of a soldier wedding on Saturday, September ~Sth, at 4:00 P~ M. Miss Helen Devine, who formerly resided at 353 Wa~hlng- ton Avenue, Phoenlxvflle, Pennsyl, vanla, became the bride of Private Frank B. Hudecek of Beach, now & patient at the hospital.. Tl~ bride, attired in a blue crepe dress with matching hat and veil, was attended by Miss Katherine Kurylak, also of Fhoenixville. Best man was Sergeant Oeorge Wtkle, a fellow patient at Valley Forge General Hospital. Chaplain J. W. Davis performed the .ceremony. Music for the couple was furnish- ed by Private Miller, chapel organ- ist and Lieutenant Caroline Moore, a nurse stationed at the hospital, who sang "O Promise Me". Private Hudecek was inducted into the U. S. Army at Fort Snell- tug, Minnesota, July 6, 1942. After receiving intensive basic training in this country and abroad, he par- tlclpated in the North African in- vasion on November 8, 1942. He was wounded at ~, Tunisia, brought back to this country and admitted to Valley Forge Oener~l Hospital, where he is recoverin~ from wounds inflicted by an enemy sniper. Private HUdecek is t~ ~gl o~ Mr. and Mrs. Prank Hudecek of Beach. Young Fral~k is proud of his father's work at the Vancouver Shipyards, Washington, where Mr. Hudecek is making his own contri- bution to the winning of the war. Pul n Company Has Tremendous Wartime Task Taking all of Golden Valley county s'- 3,500 people around the world in sleeping ears more than 238 times would be a tremendous understaklng, yet that is actually about the size of the troop move- ment job reported by the Pullman Company. Since Pearl Harbor, Pullman has carried about 14,000,000 troops a distance of more than 15 billion passenger miles in Its sleeping ~-_ cars, the company reports. These figures are said to cover mass mili- tary movements alone, and do not include the heavy travel of fur- loughed men and others. Many of the boys from Golden Valley county, like servicemen from all parts of the country, are getting their first Pullman rides, according to George A. Kelly, vice president of the company. Now most of them are making six or seven trips by Pullman, as tim intense train ing program of the armed services necessitates that many moves or more prior to embarkation for points abroad, he said. In addition the Army and Navy believe in all the comfort possible for the mem- bers of the armed forces, he de- clared, and about two thirds of all military movements by raft ar~ by Pullman sleeper. Pullman is now carrying more than 800,000 troops every month In mass movements, it is revealed by Mr. Kelly, who pointed out th~ in addition to this heavy and ~steadlly increasing military passen- ger burden, civilian travel itself ls also at a record-breaking level. He believes that Pullman's passen- ger mile volume for 1943 may ex- ceed the 1942 all-tinge high of 19 billion by 30'or more percent. "The military and civilian l~S- senger burden of Pullman and the railroads today is so heavy," KeIly said, "*that there is unfortunately little margin left for some of the conveniences travelers enjoyed in peacetime. Service today is war- time service, and by their under- standing and tolerane~ of this fact, travelers can help us greatly in the performance of our vltal Job." NAMES IN THE FI~8 C. F~ Chadderon, J, W. Page, John Plerzlna, E. ~.. Dickinson, F, 'E. Near (in the auto), Geo. ~- Olellan, Mr. Wentland and M~. Lydia Rle_hards were names of persons whose Pictures were print- ed in the Golden Valley News, ~eptember SO.