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Beach, North Dakota
December 19, 1935     Golden Valley News
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And SENTINEL BUTTE REVIEW OFFICIAL PAPER OF GOI~DEN VALLEY COUNTY AND THE CITY OF BEACH VOLUME 5 BEACH. GOLDEN VAL/.d~ COOrN~, NORTH DAKOTA. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19. 1935. NO. XIV HEART ATTACK IS FATAL TO MONT- ANA'S 60VERNOR Guy. Frank Cooney Died At Great Fall, Mont., H. Cooney, who rose from grocery store messenger boy at $4 a month to governor of Montana, died at 9:30 o'clock here Sunday night in Colum- bus hospital of a heart attack. He would have been 63 years old on December 31 and would have cele- brated his thirty-siXth wedding an- niversary December 27. News of his death was given out by his physician and friend. Dr. H. . _ J. McGregor, chairman of the Mont- ana Highway commission, who had accompanied the governor and Mrs. Cooney he].e SafUr~ay frd'm Miami, Fla. They had attended a highway officials' convention and when the chief executive suddenly became ill, ---~"~" ~ he decided to return to Montana at once. One of the governor's last act~ dur- ing the day, was appoint as district Judge at Missoula an old friend, Al- bert Becancon. Missoula attorney to fill a vacancy created by the death this month of Judge Theodore Lentz. Cooney was born in NOrwOod, On- tario, Canada, December 31, 1872. His father, John W. Cooney, was a native of New York state, and his mother, Mary O'Callaghan, was born in Cork, Ireland. The Cooneys had seven children. One son was killed in an automobile accident last year. He had been a devout member of the Cafh~olic church. W. Elmer Holt of Miles City, presi- dent pro tern of the Montana senate will succeed Cooney as chief execu- tive of Montana. - 4111 BARNES COUNTY LAD HEADS 4-H CLUB AT ACHIEVEMENT INSTITUTE HELD AT FARGO II. George Strum f Hastings. Barnes county, was elected president of the 1936 Achievement Institute at the' closing session of the State 4-H meet at the NDA~C. He succeeds Mary Jane Phelps of Minto, Welsh county. Other officers named were: vice- president, Norms Stepane of Wheel- ock,. Williams county; secretarY, Ed- ma Erickson of~ Devils Lake, Ramsey county, and treasurer Charles Streh- low of Reeder, Adams county. They were named to succeed the 193G officers.. Margaret Anderson of Wilton, ~arnes county; Fred Elliot of Drayton, Pembina county; and Orvin Olson of Garske, Towner co. Announcement of four club mem- bers to attend the National 4-H ClUb Encampment in Washington D. C. next June W~as made by H. E. Rtll- ing state 4-H club leader. They are George Strum, Fred Elliot, Edna Erik son and Norms Steanek~ Best groomed girls selected at the institute were Aldoris Brevig, Cando, 'Powner county; Celesta Schlelsho, Burt, Hettinger county; Irene Joseph son, Washurn, .McLean county; Mar- garet Leet, Webster, Ramsey county and Verna Peterson, IAtchville, Barn- es county. Entrants were Judged on their appearance thruout the Instb tute as well as on the basis of their achievements during the year In the work in grooming in their local club. Stutsman county songsters took first honors in the Institute song con. test. Williams, Barnes and Benson county entries won second, third and fourth places respectivelY. Closing of the 1935 institute mark- ed the best attended of those events in the 26 years the 4-H members have gathered at the Agricultural College. Final enrollment figures ghowed that 516 delegates and leaders were pres- ent. . , 0 STATE HAIL CHECKS HIGHWAY RELIEF ROAD IN FINAL SETTLE. WORK IN NO, DAK, IS MENT NOW IN MAIL NOW ALL COMPLETE --It Approxim'tely 12,000 Checks To Be Issued In Final Payment --It.-..-. Bismarck, N. D.. Dec. 17--All final settlement checks covering hail loss- es for the 1935 seaso~ will be in the mails this week, according to Harold Hopton, insurance commissioner, who at the same time announced that the total number of checks to be issued in final payment will number ap- proximately 12.000. At the close of the ceason the state haiI department was confronted with 16,602 claims or nearly 35 per cent of the total number of policies writ- ten, which numbered 45,198. The total loss amounted to $2.843,739.36. This is the greatest loss ratio in the hist- ory of the department. The acreage insured was 4,719,221 or twice as much as thet0tal for the --u-- Highway Commissioner W, J. Flanniga~t~nounc. es Completion Completion of the National Re. co~'ery Work Relief program of the North Dakota HighWay Department was announced by Highway Com- missioner W. J. (Pat) Flanuigan. General operations on the project opened October first, 1933 and closed October first. 1935. During the two years a total of $3.711,286.25 was ex- pended, $900,000 coming from the or- iginal Public Works Administration: $45,765.81 coming from the North Dakota Highway Department for materials; $43,996.38 coming from the North Dakota Highway Department for equi~pment ren~ and labor; $169,333.10 coming from counties and $2,552,138.96 coming from the Federal Emergency Re-employment Adminls- NEA CORRESPONDENT OUT- . LINES BENEFITS OF OLDAGE PENSION FOR DAKOTANS INSTALL NEW OFFICERS Met By N. D. Old . Age Laws three previous years. The claims to adjust were three times the total for 1932, 1933 and 1934. The total number of ,policies writ- ten in 1932 was 10~$9: In 1933 1t,- 000; in 1934 1,690, and in 1935 45,198. During the previous three-year per- led the department insured 2,396,413 acres; wrote 22,919 pericles a~d ad, lusted a total of 5,27~ claims. In order to have the final settle- ment checks in the mails before Christmas every available opportun- ity was taken advantage of to expl- dite the work of getting them out. All extra help tha~ could be profit- ~bly employed was ~ired and the en- tire staff worked longer hour~ than any other department. It was only through the full coop- oration of the personel 0~ the depart- ment that the huge task of comput- ing every account and issuing this large number of checks was accom- plished in record time, Mr. Hopton said. IH~ -- THANK yOU I We, the undersigned, wish to takeI ~this means of tl~tnktng all those who contributed to:the fund raised/ for the purpose of graveling the five1 miles of road straight south of BeachI ~The Committee. Howard Wenberg ] A, M. Schmitz I R. F. Samuels. ] .____.k.__~il H . I Just received a new shipment ofi books--75c each. An ideal glR. Rice~ Drug Co. t Tuesday night the local Masonic Lodge was the scene of a large gath- ering, the occasion being the Joint installation of officers of both the local Masonic lodge ~and Eastern Star. After the installation ceremon- ies were over. dancing was enjoyed for an hour or so. after which fine refreshments were served. The officers' installed were: Sunset Lodge No. 88 A. F. & A. M. Roy Johnson. Worshipful Master. John Raisler. Senior Warden. A. M. Kuhfeld, Junior Warden A. E. Kastien Treasurer E. M. Enderle, Secretary C. E. Langberg, Chaplain Roy Oech. Senior Deacon E. D. Nelson, Junior Deacon T. B. Lass, ell, Senior Steward W. A, Meyer, Junior Stew~trd W. D. Schulz. Tyler. Beach Chapter No. 70 O. E. S. Ina Stone, Worthy M~ttron E. M, Enderle, Worthy Patron h'ene Miller, ~ssociate Matron Charlotte Carlson., Secretary Minnie Smith. Treasurer Alice Edkins, Conductress Flm'ence Hhnson, Assoc~hte Con- ductress Faith Menke.. Chaplain Hildora Huber, Marshal Myrtle Meyer. Adah Edelia Oech. Ruth Isabelle Pelissier. F~ther Esther Raisler. Martha Mabel Lassell. Elects Jessie Halstead, Organist Addle Spielgelberg, Warden Adlaide Schulz, Sentinel. tration. The project paved the way for the reshaping of 388.8 miles of road; graveling 1086.5 miles and grading ot 258.2 miles. During the project 2,175,- 748 cubic yards of earth was moved in grading; 1.009.160 cubic yards ot gravel was Used in re-surfacing and 64,244 lineal feet of pipe culvert was used in securing proper drainage. From the President to Shirley' I~rley Temple, petite movie star, wears a big dimpled maUe, caused by a letter which sire received~ from President Roosevelt,. ~ppofntlng her his Ilpeel~ messenger to deliver his autographed photograph to Bill Robinson~ colored dancer, who appears with her fit a cur. rent release. The President also included a personally signed photograph for Shirley. The Bismarck Tribune is carrying a series of articles by Rodney Dutch- er in which the NEA correspondent gives 0 detailed discussion of the government - state SoCial Security plan. l~n Monday's discourse, Mr. Dutcher points out that the progrant %4. undertakes to do two things about the problems of old age and the des- titution which so often accompanies it: "1.} To encourage and financially aid the states immediately in estab- lishing old age pensions for persons alrev~ly aged and needy. That ~phase of the program is officially known a " " " s Old Age Assmtance. "2, To develop a federal old age insurance system Under which em- ployers and employes will be taxed for an eventually huge fund * from wlfich annuities will be paid to em- ployes on retirement at the age of 65. This phase is officially known as "Federal Old Age Benefits.'- "Old Age Benefits are the most controversial part of the whole pro- gram. The scheme is attacked be- cause it means an eventual 6~ per cent tax on payrolls, Which, coupled with the federal unemployment in- surance tax. will total 9 per cent by 1949 and a total tax "drain" of Per- haps $2.~700,000,000 a year." The correspondent goes on te ex- plain how the program will operate, who will be benefited, how the mon- ey will be apportioned, etc. An in- teresting map accompanies the arti- cle, showing the type of old age pension laws in the various states. North Dakota is one of the 16 states having laws which do not meet fed. eral requirementS. 15 states have laws which do meet federal require- ments, 6 states have set no dates for their laws to take effect, and 11 states have no old age pension laws at all. ~lJll SEVERE BREAK IS NOTED IN PRICE OF YEARLIN6 CATTLE South St. Paul, Minn., Dec. 17, 193b (USDA):: A severe break of 25-50c was noted in short-fed steers and yearlings during :last Week. trade proving extremely sluggish at the decline. Short.fed heifers shared the decline., but common killer steers end most lower grade heifers, as well~ as all cows, held about steady, with bulls strong to 25c higher for the week. At the close most short-fed steers turned at $6.50--8.00~ common light sorts down to $5.00 or less with a few better lots this week up to $950 or~ more Common and medium butcher heifers closed at $47~--$6,75, more desirable fed lots $7.5~-$8.50, bulk beef cows $4.50~$5.50, a few $6.00~ cutters and low cutters $3.~i0 ~$4.25, common and medium anus. age bulls late $5.00--$5.75, a few $6.00, thin bulls down to $4.00~ Bet. ter handywelght sealers closed at $8.50--$9.50 or more, medium to good lightweights $7.00~$8.50, plain sealers $4.50---$6.50. Good choice stockers and feeders sold this week at $6.75~$7.75~ some short-reds on country account $8.35, with.most low er grades at $4.50~$6.50. Hogs droned= 15--2~c during the week. " Fat lambs were steady to strong Friday,