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HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTANA HELENA D.G. Hamilton. Calvert Have Apparent Discovery Strike� FREE OIL HIT IN LISTUG-OLSON WELL POPLAR HOSTS INDUSTRY TOUR GROUP- i above are a part of a group of approximately fifty area farmers, ranchers, business men, and others on a tour Tuesday, November 21. of new and un- usual industries In Roosevelt County. The Dicture was taken in the dining hall of the Nursing Home wing of the new Poplar Community Hospital where the group paused after touring the hospital facilities to enjoy coffee and cookies served by the Poplar hospital guild. �8taff Photo Saboe Completes Tours of District LegionConventions Dept. Commander Allen Saboo and Mrs. Saboe ended visits to each of th-_- eleven districts of the Jlmiffin Legion in Montana with ana ting* at Manhattan and Terry Sat'irdiiy and Sunday. Nov 18 and il Amending the District'Convention:, v.i'h the Saboes wer--Mr><. Esther Iholts. Miles City. Dept. pre-ident of the American Legion Auxiliary, and Chct Shore Helena. Dept. Adjutant for the Legion. Drpt. Commander Stboc was speaker at the evening banquet cnt'inc. both meetings, where he talked on the individual citizens responsibility in the field of Americanism, both as a Legionnaire and as a member of community, stale, and nation Mondiy. Mr. and Mrs. Saboe. Mrs. Iholts. and Mr. and Mrs. John I m Mil'-s City- toured The State Industrial school for boys, and the Veterans Hospital at Miles City. Superintendent Wolhowe escorted the croup through the boys" school. J. Cbrey. business manager of the institution and Marshall Warner. Veteran s Administration Volunteer Service Director, showed the group through the Veteran's hospital. During December, the American I.ogion Auxiliary will conduct a -CJrfl Shop" at the Miles City Veteran*! Hospital and at the Vct-c-tiii's hiwpital at Fort Harrison, Helvn.i. Giftl will be selected by ho-p.tr.l pattentl to be given to thiii children, wives, grandchildren and family members, from the veteran patient personally. Th-gifts an individually donated item* from unit Auxiliary members within a 200 mile radius of the hospital. After the patient makes his selections it is gift-wrapped (. H. ETZEL RITES TO BF FRIDAY IN POPLAR CHURCH Requiem Mass for Clarence H. El/el. 47. of Poplar, will be Friday morning at in ayn. in Our Lady of Loiir.U-s Catholic church In Poplar. Service* will be conducted by the Rev. Fr Patrick Ryan and interment will be in Poplar city Cemetery. Rosary will be recited Tliii>-<l.y at 7:30 p.m. in the Clayton Memorial Chapel in Poplar. Mr. Etzel was born April 9. 1914 in Poplar, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Etzel He lived his entire life in the Poplar area and graduated from high school there in 1932. He married the former Adelle A. Axelson at Glasgow Jan. I. 1940. For the past 10 years Mr. Etzel was employed by Murphy Corp.. woiking as a gauger at the time of his death. He died Monday in the Poplar Community hospital. Survivors. In addition to his widow, include his mother. Mrs. Clara Etzel of Poplar; sons, Leonard of Langdon. N I) and Joseph, Jerome and David of Poplar: daughters. Janet Rae and Kathi Mae of Poplar; brothers. Cyril and Henry ol Poplar; sisters. Mrs. Earl Blevins of Poplar. Mrs. Jo* Doomek of Wolf Point. Mrs. Med Wood of Twin Bridges. Mrs. O. T. Rasmus-m ii of Mount Vernon. Wn. and Mrs. Charte* Caaactea of San Le-undro. Calif. and mailed by the Department Rehabilitation Committee of the Auxiliary, enabling the veteran, at no charge to himself, to have a ..giving" Christmas. The Saboes carried gifts to the shop. Christmas dinner tray favors. rmit oocket novels to the hospiUil from the Poplar unit The Dept. Rehabilitation chairman for the Legion carries on a year long program at the hospital, conducting parties at holidays, contacting veterans' families and Legion posts, when a veteran is admitted as a patient to the hospital. Mrs. Saboe reported. Twice a week "Cheer-carts" make an appearance on the wards, and cigarettes, candy, shaving supplies, reading materials and other items are given free of charge to the patients. These services are made possible by funds provided by .the Legion. The Industrial School has been a special project of the American Legion Auxiliary under a system where individual Auxiliary units "adopt" certain boys, remembering them on holidays and birthdiyj with gift packages of clothing, candy, games .and pther items. Many of the boys at the school are veteran's chidren. or have r.o families to take a personal interest in them. The Poplar Unit has adopted several boys in the last ten years, and has carried on correspondence with each boy. An increase of 15 percent more new members in the American Legion than at this date last year hiis been recorded in the state. Saboe staled. The Legion's program on the promotion of Americanism is credited with this increase. A larger increase of farmer members has also been noted and is directly related to the National Legion convention's stand against the col-lectivist trend in current agricultural policies in the United Stales today. Saboe continued. So a membership challenge has been made concerning the Department of Montana. If Mrs. Esther Iholts has a bigger perent of American Legion Auxiliary members at denartment convention time, she will receive a white poodle from the Department Commander. If he wins, with more Legion members, she will give him a gallon of ripe olives. MARTIN REPORTS ON DISCUSSIONS AT BOZEMAN City engineer Florn Martin returned this week from the Annual Short Course Training School for operators and managers of water works, sewage works and industrial waste which was held at Montana State College at Bozeman. Martin reported that the main emphasis of all the speeches and discussion was on radiation ana radio active fall-cut. He stated thd*. in the opinion of authorities on the subject, the Poplar water supply would be in good shape ir. case of an atomic attack. It was reported that in case of high radiation from an att.-.rk or from tesl-ing. only well water would be usable. Martin continued that with the emergency gasoline powered pump Poplar could be relatively certain of a safe water supply. Martin reported that on the return trip he met with Robert Keyes. Montana State Civil Defense Director at Helena, to discuss the Poplar Civil Defense program. Keyes recommended that the local leaders emphasize three points of the program, namely warning, communications and family preparedness. The family preparedness program is getting underway in Poplar with some families beginning to sand-bag the windows of the basements of their homes. FORMER AREA RESIDENT GETS IMPORTANT POST O. R. H�gen of the Traders State Bank. Poplar, has received word that his brother. Marvin E. Hager, has been appointed Regional Counsel for the Boston District of the Bureau of Internal Revenue at Washington. D.C. The appointment was effective Nov. 1. The Boston District comprises six states in the northeastern part of the United States H�gen has been with the Internal Revenue Service for about eight years, with his headquarters in Kansas City. Mo. He is a graduate of the law school at Montana University, and did graduate work at New York University. He is also a Colonel in the Army Reserve. Ha was born and reared at Cul-bertson and is a veteran of World War II. POPLAR PASTOR IS APPOINTED AS MISSIONARY Rev. A. I. Davis, pastor of the First Baptist church. Ponlar, and the Baptist chapel in Brockton, has been appointed as the Southern Baptist missionary on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, it was announced this week. The announcement came from Rev. C. A. Dabney. secretary of missions for the Colorado BaDtlst Convention.- who stated that a joint plan of financing had been arranged, to be shared in by the Home Mission Board, the Colorado Baptist Convention and the local church. The appointment becomes effective Jan. 1. 1962. at which time Rev. Davis will begin devoting full time to his church work. He has been carrying on the mission work in the Poplar area for the past four years on a self-supporting basis. He has been employed at the Poplar post office and as editor of the Poplar Standard. � As missionary. Rev. Davis, will be able to initiate a more intensive program of activities at Poplar and Brockton and expects to enlarge the work to other communities. Rev. Davis is a graduate of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. Cherry Point Calif, and has devoted fifteen years to pioneer and western mission work. Veteran's Dinner Served Saturday By Fort Kipp Club The Umaha Club of the Fort Kipp District held a dinner Saturday. Nov. 18. in honor of all the veteran* of the military services. Club members reported that there was a good attendance from all over the reservation. POPLAR HOSTS AREA GROUP ON INDUSTRY TOUR About fifty members of a group of Roosevelt County farmers, ranchers, business men and others passed through Poplar Tuesday morning. Nov. 21, on a tour of the county's new and unusual industries. The caravan stopped at the new Poplar Community Hospital for a tour of its facilities and for coffee and cookies in the Nursing Horn* wing of the hospital. The group made the stop in Poplar by special invitation of Allan Anderson, hospital administrator. The hospital guild, under the leadership of Mrs Stanley Nees. provided for the refreshments.. Tourists were registered from almost every community in the county, tnd as far west as Frazer. and cast to Bainville and north to Outlook. The tour began at the Occident Elevator in Wolf Point at 8:30,a.m. The tour included the Lutheran home and hospital in Wolf Point, and the jet fuel plant west of Poplar before the group reached Poplar at 10 a.m. A' lunch stop was scheduled at Froid after a visit to the Moe farm north of Brockton. After lunch a visit to a proposed recreation area east of Froid was scheduled, with a later stop tt the Duane Picard hog ranch north of Bainville. The tour concluded with a visit at the Safflower processing plant at Culbertson. The tour was sponsored by County Agent Don Hunter, the County Planning and Improvement Council, the industrial and Agricultural development committee, the Grain Grower's Association and the Soil Conservation District TRIBES NEEDY TO GET CHECKS THIS MONTH The tribal executive board met Monday to pass on the relief orders for the month, it was reported by a tribal official. It was stated that payment would be by check instead of by relief orders as formerly practiced. He also stated that the board was making a special effort to get the checks out before Thanksgiving. FORMER POPLAR RESIDENT DIES IN CALIFORNIA Services for Glen M. Squires, who died November 1 in the Modoc Medical Center. Modoc. Calif., at the age of 84 years, were held Nov. 6 - at Kerrs Mortuary. Burial was in the Allures. Cemetery. Al-tures. Calif. Mr. Sauires was born at Humboldt. Neb., on September 30. 1878. He was married to Ethel M. Dav-i.ee May 27. 1905. after spending his childhood and receiving his schooling at Holton. Kansas. He �homcsteaded in Northeastern Nebraska before returning to Kansas, where he was engaged in' garage and service station work. � He was engaged in fanning at Poplar for a number of years before going to ' California to live with his daughter. Mr. Squires had been an invalid for several years before his death. Survivors are two daughters. Mrs. Mabel Craig. Tulelake, Calif., and Mrs. Mary Bybee. Rodeo. California; and two sons. Grant Squires of El Sobrante. Cnlif.. and George Squires of Saco. He also leaves 12 grandchildren and nine greatgrandchildren. M'GOWAN GOES TO MILES CITY CONVENTION Dana McGowan. Poplar, attended the District 10 American Legion Convention in Miles City Sunday, Nov. 19. McGowan is the commander of the American Legion District No. 1. The Montana Department Vice Commander Jim Schultz of Hinsdale accompanied McGowan to the meeting. McGowan reported that the men met at the Mites City Legion Hall, while the women met at the RNA hall. A banquet was held in the evening in the multipurpose room of the. school. Details Aren't Released on Test Results An apparent discovery well has been made on the Listug-Olion location just northwest of the Tule Creek field. With test* still In progress, it hai been reported approximately 5,000 feet of free oil was recovered. Details of the test have not been released by the operator. The well was the final stage of a three-well exploratory operation by D. G. Hamilton Co-operative Refinery Association and Calvert Exploration Co. Just northwest of the field, it is the first wildcat in the area to strike since the Murphy Sletvold discovery well over a year ago. and may be classed as a discovery well. Drilling was based on geological and geophysical data compiled by Phillips Petroleum Co. Jet Petroleum Corp. of Tulsa, Okla, and D. G. Hamilton of Wichita, Kan., entered a farmout agreement with Phillips for the three-well progiam. First two test wells were unproductive and this was the final tek Drillers are currentry tes*ing in the Devonian Nisku formation, a zone equivalent to the productive interval in the Tule Creek field. Total depth was reached Monday at 7.540 and testing began early Tuesday morning. First core came out about 10 a.m. Details on tests were not re- leased but observers stated they believed a itrlke had been made, apd the first test recovered free oil. Tasting I* continuing. Calvert Rig 24. with R. E. Herman, toolpushcr. supervising drilling, is on the well. Herb R. Kane, local consultant, has been in charge of all three tests, supervising field.mors indicate other locations may geology and engineering. This is I be staked but no announcement* the second apparent discovery well | have yet been made. A rig Is being placed far Hum-bit on sect .on 33-30N-46E. three miles southeast of the field and 16 mile* northeast of Wolf Point. The rig is on federal land. handled by Mr. Kane. The Olson-Listug well, if pro-1 ductive. will be the first major strike in the area outside bound- j aries of the Tule Creek field. Ru- The Poplar Standard ' Voice of The Oil City" VOL. 52�NO. 3 Poplar, Roosevelt County. Montana, Friday. November 24, ItSt Retarded Children Week Concluding Retarded Children's Week draws to a close Thanksgiving day for the nation and residents of northeastern Montana. Eastern Montana Association for Retarded Children workers report- REPUBLICAN WOMEN'S CLUB TO MEET NOV. 29 The Poplar Republican Women* club will meet at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday. Nov. 29. at t�ie hqme of Mrs. M. G. Baker, it was announced this week by Mrs. George Morse, president A committee report on the state convention, which was held at Billings, will be given by Mrs. T. W. Lawson. Mrs. Allen Zimmerman and Mrs. George Morse. Current political issues will be considered in a special discussion period. Mrs. Morse announced that all interested people are 'cordially invited. ed results of a drive for fund* to supnact work in the field have been good thus far. with contributions coming in from throughout the area. The period. Nov. 12-23. in cooperation with a presidential proclamation, was declared Retarded Children's Week for Wolf Point, by Mayor R. E. Coffey. Throughout the period workers sent letters to area residents requesting help in combating retardation and set a goal of $1.000. Funds will toe used to promote general welfare of mentally retarded everywhere, foster development of programs in their behalf, advise and ' aid parents in solution of problems and co-ordinate activities, develop better un- derstanding of retardation problems, co-operate with public, private and religious agencies and professional groups in furtherance of work in the field and provide a clearing house for gathering and distributing information. The Eastern Montana Association was organized in January 1980. Efforts have succeeded in establishing a special class for retarded children in the Poplar school. The class is sponsored and supported by the school system and was made possible through cooperation of school board members. Supt. Duane Adams and members of the Association. Mrs. Effie Pens' is teacher for the class and 11 students arc enrolled. Two Uninjured in One-Car Accidents No serious injuries were reported in two one-car accidents on U.S. 2 early Monday. Delbert Snedigar of Sidney was not Injured when his 1955 sedan went off the highway about two miles west of Brockton. Snedl- TULE CREEK TO EAST POPLAR PIPE LINE DONE The new pipe line from the Tule Creek oil field to the East Poplar gathering station was completed this week and put into operation Monday. Nov. 20. is was announced by M. T. James, superintendent of the Murphy Corporation. The line is owned jointly by Placid Oil Co. and the Murphy Corp. Murphy will be the operator of the project The 4Vi-inch line runs twenty-two miles from the Tule Creek area to the East Poplar field. The present flow is expected to be from 1.500 to 2.000 barrels daily, using a semi-gravity system, according to James. There is a drop of 600 feet in elevation between the two field*. By installing high pressure pumps the capacity can be increased to 7.000 to 10.000 barrels daily. The line connects with the Murphy operations in the East Poplar field, and the oil enters the Butte Pipe Line Company's system for delivery to markets in the Chicago area. The new line was completed at a cost of approximately $235.000. James stated. The Oil Field Service Company of Tioga. N.D. was the contractor for the construction. Mostly local labor was used on the project. Construction was begun Oct 17. Jamas stated that completion of the line should encourage further wildcat drilling in the Tule Creek area because of the ease ol transportation of crude oil in case it is discovered. gar said he must have fallen asleep. The autc traveled along the ditch, struck an approach and turned over. Highway Patrolman Alvin Baldry estimated damage to the car at about $500. Baldry said the car was traveling at low speed. The accident occurred at 5:30 a.m. Lawrence Kohl of Poplar, driving a 1967 sedan, hit a horse about one-half mile west of Poplar about 1 a.m. Monday. About $460 damage was dona on the car but Kohl was not injured, Baldry said. Injuries to the horse were not determined as it ran off after the accident Kohl said the horse jumped in front of the car just west of Poplar, and east of the Poplar river bridge. Baldry said Kohl was apparently traveling slowly at the time. .V. -i Mrs. Effie Pena, center, shews work of students in the special class for retarded children te Clifford Hansen, president of the Eastern Montana Association for Retarded Children, and Mrs. Wil- lie P. Leckman, vice president Mrs. Pens, secretary-treasurer of the association, is teacher of the class. Eleven students are enrolled. The class is sponsored by the Poplar scheel system. MRS. YOUNGMAN RITES CONDUCTED MONDAY P.M. Mrs. Elizabeth I. Youngman. 76. lifelong Poplar and Wolf Point area resident died Thursday in the Public Health Service hospital in Poplar. Mrs. Youngman was born Feb. 1, 1885 at Poplar. She lived all her life in Poplar and Wolf Point communities. May 5. 1928 she married Julius Youngman in Poplar. Survivors, in addition to her husband, include daughter. Ida Rae of Poplar; sons. Otto Cantrell. William Cantrell and Archie Cantrell. all ef Wolf Point Wallace Cantrell of.Ellensburg, Wn.. and John Cantrell of Phoenix. Ariz.; brother. James Brown of Wolf Point and numerous grandchildren-Funeral services were Monday afternoon in the Latter Day Saints Church of Wolf Point. Mormon elders officiated. Burial was in Chicken Hill cemetery, west of Wolf Point Shown examining result* ef the campaign for funds to aid retarded children ara. I ta r. Mrs. Effie Pens and Mrs. Willie P. Lastiman of Peatar, and Clifford Hansen of Wolf Point Letters * were tent residents of the Waif Point Poplar and Pien-wood areas In an appeal far funda. A goal of $1,000 was BS* by the Northeastern Montana Association for Retarded Children In their quest fer funds. Associa-tien officers report results to date have bean good. Hansen It president ef the association, Mrs. Leckman Is vice president and Mrs. Pans, sacre -tary-troasurer. The fund drive ends Thanksgiving day. -_
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTANA HELENA
D.G. Hamilton. Calvert Have Apparent Discovery Strike�
FREE OIL HIT IN LISTUG-OLSON WELL
POPLAR HOSTS INDUSTRY TOUR GROUP-
i above are a part of a group of approximately fifty area farmers, ranchers, business men, and others on a tour Tuesday, November 21. of new and un-
usual industries In Roosevelt County. The Dicture was taken in the dining hall of the Nursing Home wing of the new Poplar Community Hospital where the
group paused after touring the hospital facilities to enjoy coffee and cookies served by the Poplar hospital guild.
Saboe Completes Tours of District LegionConventions
Dept. Commander Allen Saboo and Mrs. Saboe ended visits to each of th-_- eleven districts of the Jlmiffin Legion in Montana with ana ting* at Manhattan and Terry Sat'irdiiy and Sunday. Nov 18 and il Amending the District'Convention:, v.i'h the Saboes wer--Mr><. Esther Iholts. Miles City. Dept. pre-ident of the American Legion Auxiliary, and Chct Shore Helena. Dept. Adjutant for the Legion.
Drpt. Commander Stboc was speaker at the evening banquet cnt'inc. both meetings, where he talked on the individual citizens responsibility in the field of Americanism, both as a Legionnaire and as a member of community, stale, and nation
Mondiy. Mr. and Mrs. Saboe. Mrs. Iholts. and Mr. and Mrs. John I m Mil'-s City- toured The State Industrial school for boys, and the Veterans Hospital at Miles City. Superintendent Wolhowe escorted the croup through the boys" school. J. Cbrey. business manager of the institution and Marshall Warner. Veteran s Administration Volunteer Service Director, showed the group through the Veteran's hospital.
During December, the American I.ogion Auxiliary will conduct a -CJrfl Shop" at the Miles City Veteran*! Hospital and at the Vct-c-tiii's hiwpital at Fort Harrison, Helvn.i. Giftl will be selected by ho-p.tr.l pattentl to be given to thiii children, wives, grandchildren and family members, from the veteran patient personally. Th-gifts an individually donated item* from unit Auxiliary members within a 200 mile radius of the hospital. After the patient makes his selections it is gift-wrapped
(. H. ETZEL RITES TO BF FRIDAY IN POPLAR CHURCH
Requiem Mass for Clarence H. El/el. 47. of Poplar, will be Friday morning at in ayn. in Our Lady of Loiir.U-s Catholic church In Poplar.
Service* will be conducted by the Rev. Fr Patrick Ryan and interment will be in Poplar city Cemetery. Rosary will be recited Tliii>-|
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