|Save page Remove page||Previous||1 of 6||Next|
small (250x250 max)
medium (500x500 max)
large ( > 500x500)
Loading content ...
uwufFS TPOfatmi owns ^"montana HELENA 4 SPORTS HI-LITES Of POPLAR and CULBERTSON By Jack Gustaf ion Unable to report anything this . a few others that did help but these week on the Softball as no scores | did the biggest share. It is located of games were made available to me. Last week I did witness part of an inning of the Agency-VSW game and found one thing. If the VFW lean does or does not win a game this year they sure do get a big bang out of playing. They take nothing serious and I sure woud have liked to have watched the rest of the game. Jim Woods, manager of MK Lanes, deserves a lot of credit as he is assisting Jim Peterson with the coaching duties of the little leaguers and the Babe Kuth along with assisting Kenny Hansen with the Legion team. Jim loves the game and will have away about him to get a lot out ff the kids. This is not discrediting Jim Peterson or Kenny Hansen. According to the schedule. Wolf Point plays in Poplar Saturday at 2 p.m and Sunday. Plentywood comes in to meet the Legion at 2 p.m. The Daba Ruth mees Scobey here also Sunday at 8 p.m. Let's all try to get out and see the games. No more golf course in Poplar and it is really too bad. Many of the Poplar golfers are joining the Wolf Point club which is a good idea if they want to play. There hai been quite a bit of work put in on the Poplar course these past yean but only by just a few while others enjoyed just playing. Three years ago it was Vern Ostlund. Ed Situcr and two years ago Vern Ostlund. Jim Boulds. Kenny Hansen and Lyle Phetteplace. There were on grazing land but the horses would move but not the whiskey, wine or empty beer bottles which were on the fairways. Some people even drove over the greens with their cars thinking they were being funny. It is too bad that there has to be people like that who do not want to see anyone have anything nice. Poplar is a good town and has a right to show off good facilities to visiting people but it looks like there are some people who differ from this opinion and so set out to destroy things. It is a good idea for Poplar and Wolf Point to join together and make a real good course. The Culbertson Saddle club rodeo was a big success. I heard many say that it was a real good show. Many out of towners remarked about how nice the grounds were and the saddle club really has that coming as they put in man hours of work on it. Wes Johnson on an exhibition ride was the only one that came out of the chute three jumps and he was riding backwards then ended up packing the horse. Darrel Martin recently purchased a Class A Go-Kart and he won the Class A race last Sunday at Fairview which is telling Wes Sturgis of Sidney to look out. You fellows had better get on to Arnold Thomson as he sold Wes the Class A motor that is causing all the trouble. The next race is scheduled for Culbertson Sunday. Robbery, Bad Check Bring Convictions Ronald V. Vanderhoff. 17. of Fort Peck was sentenced to five years of hard labor in Montana State prison at Deer Lodge this week for the Aoril 29 armed robbery of Art's Food Store in Wolf Point. The youth appeared before Judge Jack Loucks in District Court and 0. P. WALLER FUNERAL RITES HELD IN FROID Funeral services were held Friday. June 9 at 10 at the Froid Lutheran Church for Oliver P. Waller who passed away June 6. 1981 at his home in Froid. He had been in failing health the past two years. Rev. Bruce Wahl officiated. Oliver P. Waller was born on July 2tt 1879 ot Twin Valley. Minnesota. He spent his early years there and was baptized and confirmed into the Christian faith. In 1900 he moved to Rogers. N. D. He wps married March 3. 190� to Susie Mae Mason. One child was born be'ore they moved to Ante-looe. Montana in 1910. They moved to Froid in 1927 where they since have resided. He is survived by his w^fe Susie Mae. one daughter Mrs. Martin Grorilie rMaTlbnT" OT PaflBeoa. Calif.: four sons. Fred and Cl?<r of Froid. LaVerne of Seattle. Wn.. J.-imes of Four Buttes. 14 grandchildren and four great grandchildren. One son Joel proceeded him in death while in the service of his country. Pallbearers were Paul Christian-son. Kenneth Tasa. Clarence Hanson. Clarence Benson. Ted Thompson and Buck Ryder. Honorary tvllhcarers were Leo Triplctt Sam Wallander. Dr. F. L. Darland. Oscar Svendsen. Clint Skillingberg Arthur Ryder and Joe Miller. Interment was at Kvile Memorial cemetery. Fulkerson Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. LION'S CLUB WILL SPONSOR ZOGI REVUE Kenneth Hansen, president of the Poplar Lion's club announces that his organization was successful in securing the Zogi Revue for a oerson.il aDpearance at the High School Auditorium in Poplar for Oct 6. The Zogi Revue features "Stars of Todav" and Prince Zogi in person. Zogi has been a favorite of the s*3te for a ouarter of a century and has completed successful engagements in the heart of the en-tertiinment world on both coasts. The show promises to be full of humor, fantasy, music, illusions and exotic excursions into the world of make believe. C. A. Frank, business manager for the Zogi Revue completed arrangements for the apDearance today. He reports tMt the Revue is playing to packed houses this year after several seasons in set locations. This is the first time, since 1955. the show has been available for one-night stands. H.insen snvs. "We are most happy to be able to bring a Revue of this size to Poplnr. And we are confident that we have selected one of the best" GIRLS' SUMMER RECREATION TO BEGIN JUNE 19 The summer recreation program for girls will begin Monday morning. June 19 at the school gymnasium under the direction of Mrs. James Danielsen. The recreation will include volley ball, soft ball, archery, trampoline, tumbling, badminton, and other games. The following is a temporary schedule for the first week. The groups will rotate each week, thus allowing all interested girls to participate. Girls are grouped according to the grade in school just completed. Third grade 8:15. fourth grade. 9:00; fifth grade. 9:45: sixth grade. 12:30. Jr High, 11:15 AU girls are invited to participate in this free recreational program scheduled for two months, sponsored by the city and school. DAHLBERG IS NAMED TOP JUNE SOLDIER On May 29. Private Darrel L. Dahlberg of the 60th Field .Hospital, selected by the Sergeant Majors of the 43rd Medical Group to become the group's newestSol-�� �t.- a -r...��,,.� i dier of the Month. He holds; the structed. for Eldon Picard. Dugouts. honor for the month of JunaiThs Soil Conservation Dist Machinery Is In East End of Co. Heavy equipment is operating northeast of Bainville. and will be working toward Froid. Most of the work has been diking, stockwater dams, and dugouts. Dikes were built for Oscar Nelson and 'John Panasuk. A stock-water dam was constructed for Perry LePage. Dugouts will be constructed for Eldon Picard. Dugouts and a dam enlargement are to be built for Wayne Picard. > At the present time Joyce Luebksf and an assistant are operating the equipment 16 to 18 hours a day. The district equipment should be .n the Froid area the latter; part of June and on the reservation for the balance of the working season. Anyone wishing to get eartnmoving jobs done should contact- Joyce Luebke at Froid. one of Jhe district supervisors, or the S$il Conservation Service office jn Culbertson. DEPRESSED AREA DEVELOPMENT TO BE DISCUSSED Poplar will be the scene of a Roosevelt County Depressed Area Development Committee 'meeting June 20. Members of the Indian Development Committee of. the Ft Peck Tribal Council will meet with members of the Industrial Development Committee of the Roosevelt County Advisory Council at 3:30 at the tribal chambers in Poplar. RFA private, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Dahlberg of Poplar,; entered the army on February 2, 1961 for a six-months tour of- duty. He received his basic training at Fort Ord, Calif. Private Dahlberg it 22 years old and a graduate of BilHnqs Business College in Billings.. He Intends to return to farming' af-tar complttina hit tlx moittht tour of active duty. Private Dahlberg will be able to fish, hit fav- fore Sheriff E. G. Shuman and was identified as the robber by Art Hall, owner of the store. Vanderhoff was captured in Miles City and turned over to Roosevelt county authorities who had been searching for him since the robbery. Sheriff Shuman said the youth became a suspect when officers noted the similarity between the Wolf Point robbery and one of a curio shop in Glasgow earlier. Vanderhoff had been convicted of the Glasgow robbery and Siven a suspended sentence. He isappearcd shortly after the Wolf Point robbery. Also heard in District court were charges against Delbert LeRoy Edenfield of delivering a fraudulent check on a Bainville oil station. The check was written on a Helena bank. Edenfield was convicted and given a two-year suspended sentence. POPLAR BABE RUTH TEAM TOPS WOLF POINT SUN. Poplar Babe Ruth baseball team now has a 1-2 league record after defeating Wolf Point last Sunday. The game with Wolf Point ended in a 10-9 victory for the Poplar team, which looked very good for as few practices as they have had. Their hitting was exccotional. Doing the pitching for Poplar were Joe Culbertson. and John Szyman-ski. while Szymanski and Jim Voorhees did the catching. Coming through with clutch hits were Bob Moilanen. Robert Longtree. and Tom Sage. Poplar's two losses were to Wolf Point earlier andc Scobey at Scobey. This Thursday Poplar plays Flaxville and nejet Sunday they hope to revenge their loss against Scobey. j FT. PECK TRIBE LEASES LAND TO SCHOOL DISTRICT .year ease with the lease for Two Poplar Women Taken in Glasgow On Check Charges Two Poplar women. Mrs. Helen J. Byington. 18. and Mrs. Gladys r ,pelha,ru,is' 19- are being held in the Valley county jail on charges of issuing fraudulent checks-Mrs. Byington was arraigned in district court under Judge James Shea, on charges of forging a check at the Snow White cafe in Glasgow. Mrs. DesJarlais was arraigned on charges of issuing a fraudulent check at Penney's store in Glasgow. Former catcher Ray Mueller manages the Reading Indians in the Eastern League. BIA Conservationist Mrs. Charles A. Sampson was recently selected for the new position of Soil Conservationist at the Fort Peck Indian Agency. This position is in addition to those now occupied by Ralph Miller and Ben Gallegos. ' Sampson is a graduate of Montana State College. Bozeman, and has been teaching Vocational Agriculture in the Missoula School system prior to his appointment. Mr. and Mrs. Sampson have a nine-month-old daughter. They arrived in Poplar Wednesday afternoon. Children love to mimic but this can end disastrously if they imi-ate their parents by climbing up to try their pills and medicines. Put medicine out of the sight of .youngsters. Keep the bottle or I package stored away out of the sight and reach of children_ A twenty-fi option to rene dditional twenty-five PECK PROBATE HEARINGS BEING HELD David J. McKee. examiner of inheritance with the Bureau of Indian Affairs out of Billings, is spending two weeks in Poplar holding hearings on probate cases. Miss Nancy Frances is assisting him as court reporter. After holding hearings at the Fort Peck Indian Reservation for two weeks last year and a week this year and a study of many of the probates in his files, Mr. McKee. Examiner of Inheritance, has indicated the belief that there are too many people who do not understand the law of marriage and divorce. On March 27, 1939, the Tribal Council adopted an ordinance by which the marriage and divorce lays of Montana became the law of the Tribe. There have been a number of cases where the tragic result in probate was reached that: One who had thought ho or the was a husband or wife could not be treated as an hair because a prior common-law marriage of one party had not been dissolved by court divorce. The Tribal Law following the Montana Law, permits common-law marriages, and even though there is no license or ceremony, one person living with another may become married and a court di vorce is necessary to end it. NORTH DAKOTA RESIDENT DIES IN WOLF POINT Jorgen Nygaard. 85. of Flaxton. N.D.. died Saturday in a Wolf Point hospital. Mr. Nygaard was visiting his sister. Mrs. Ed Sletvold of Wolf Point when taken ill. He had been taken to the hospital Friday. He was bom Sept. 20. 1875 in Norway and came to the U.S. with his The Poplar Standard "Voice of The OU City" VOL. 51�NO. 34 Poplar, Roosevelt County, Montana, Friday. Juna 1�. 19*1 Frazer Man Shot by Store Owner Hides for Two Days Maynard Jackson, 29, of Frazer was arrested on a federal warrant June 9 and taken to Gasgow in connection with a break-in at the Pay and Save Market in Frazer. according to George Weeks. Chief of Police on the Ft Peck Indian Reservation. Weeks states that George Berge, proprietor of the market, was sleeping in the store on the night of June 6 because of numerous break-ins at the store. He was awakened about 3:30 a.m. by the sound of glass breaking. He was armed with a pistol, shot gun and 22 rifle as protection. He stood up and saw someone entering through the broken glass near the front door. The person entering appeared to Berge in the dim pre-dawn light to have a rifle. Berge stated he fired at the man. whom he is said to have recognized as Maynard Jackson, and Jackson fired back. Severe shots were exchanged. Jackson is said to have fired several shots from outside the market. One or the bullets from the 30.06 rifle, said to have been carried by Jackson, pierced the adding machine. Valley county Deputy Sheriff E. P. Brooks was called and he, in turn, called the Indian police. Investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Indian Police Department. After two days hiding In the woods near Frazer, Jackson returned to his home and turned himself in to the Indian Police. He was suffering from a bullet wound in his right forearm and left chest. Weeks states Jacicson was taken to the Poplar hospital and. upon interrogation, admitted to breaking into the market and also to breaking into the Lien general merchandise store earlier Tuesday evening and taking five boxes of KMW shells. �____,, The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Indian Police force have also under investigation break-ins at two Brockton Bart, There have been four break-ins in the last two weeks, according to Weeks. Lutherans Have Vacation Bible Sch. The grade school Vacation Bible School of St John's Lutheran Church was conducted from June 5 to 9. The course studied by the classes was entitled "Jesus our Savior". Handicraft projects were also enjoyed. The group sang for the Sunday services at their church. The 11 teachers were Mrs. John Bentz. Mrs. Nick Nickoloff, Mrs. Harry Mason, Mrs. Ed Smith, Patsy Moe. Jule Lunden. Penny Johnson. Pastor and Mrs Hippe. Helpers were Janet Hagadone ond Donna Brown. Together with the nursery group which met in May. the total enrollment for the schools was right at 100. Culbertson Pioneer Services Conducted Funeral services tot Frank C. Pallbearers were.Alfred MMB&fj Fairley. 78. Culbertson resident for Frank Bertino. John UgtlOW. MM. over a half century were Wednes- Nesset. John Bertino and Frank Culbertson Mattelin. day afternoon in the Armory. jjr. Fairley died in his home In The Rev. W. C Redfield officiat- culbertson Saturda^: ed at the services and interment was in Hillside cemetery. Clayton Memorial Chapel of Wolf Point was In charge of arrangements. years been signed this week for land on which the new High school will be built in Poptor. This land, located west of the presmt high school, belonged to the Ft Peck tribe. The tribal council resolved to lease the land to the school district Signing were officers of the tribal council, trustees of the school district and Dale Baldwin Agency Superintendent as trustee for the tribe. It is expected that work will begin on the school;within the next week. The Ft. Peck tribe has also leased to the Wolf Point school land adjacent to 'the high school athletic fied. An extension of the athletic field facilities is planned on this land. The major league record for stolen bases against a catcher in one game is 13. This dubious mark is held by Branch Richey. with the St. Louis Browns. June 28, 1907. Ft. Peck Station In Poplar Has Open House June 20,21 'Fish or Foe' Is Question Asked Ot Creature Caught by Girl VITAL STATISTICS Deaths� Jorgen Nygaard. 85. of Flaxton. N. D. died this week in the Wolf Point hospital. . Clifford W. Looking, 7�. of Wolf Point died in Poplar this week. Frank C. Fairley. 78. of Culbertson died this week in his home. Divorces� Vida Musk rat from Hulle D. Muskrat. Dewey St. Germane from Belva St. Germaine. Evelyn Edith Kilen from James Kilen. Erna A. Bocspljg from Joseph A. Bot"; plug. parents when three years old. Mr. Nygaard settled in Minne-apte ��x� married Anna Haagen-sofF June 4. 1897 in Fergus FaHs. In 1899 the couple moved fb a homestead near Flaxton where they lived since. Mrs. Nygaard preceded him in death. Survivors, in addition to Mrs. Sletvold, include six sons, three daughters, two brothers. 37 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. He was returned to Flaxton for services and burial. C. LOOKING FUNERAL HELD SATURDAY Services for Clifford W. Looking. 79. of Wolf Point were Saturday afternoon in the Mission Presbyterian church of Wolf Point, with the Rev. Sidney Bird officiating. Interment was in the King Memorial cemetery of Wolf Point. The Clayton Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Mr. Looking was born in November of 1881 on the reservation and lived here all his life. Survivors include daughters. Mrs. Bessie Reddog of Wolf Point Mrs. Alameda Escarcega of Downey. Calif, and Nellie Looking of Glasgow: sons Clifford Jr. and Benjamin of Lompoc, Calif., and Vincent of Lincoln. Neb., and seven grandchildren. The newly-remodeled Fort Peck Service Station in Poplar will be holding open house June 20 and 21 to acquaint customers and residents of the area with the facilities. Coffee and doughnuts wffl be served, according to Raymond E. Hagadone, owner. Gifts will be given to everyone attending the open house Tuesday or Wednesday. Men will receive combination screwdriver-bottle openers. Women will receive hand lo- tion and the children will be giv He was born Oct 14. 1882 in Minneapolis and came to Culbertson. taking a homestead 11 miles northeast or the city, in 1899. In 1934 he married the former Maude I. Shields in Pop-ar. The couple lived on the homestead until 1930 when they moved into Culbertson. He continued farming operations until retiring in 1953. During his lifetime Mr. Fairley was a Rooseelt county commissioner, manager of the Culbertson A. AA. office and director of the Culbertson State Bank. He was vice president of the bank at the time of his death. He was a member of the Culbertson Trowel Lodge AF and AM and a past master of the Masonic Lodge AF ana AM. He was an officer of the lat- Marriaoe Lleei Billy Wayne Mogenjl, and Alice Yvonne Nay. 18. both of Culbertson. "Lester Daniel M�gen 26, Nay. Froid, 18, Cul- and Patsy Arlene bertson. Alfred Carroll Longee. 26. and Charity Pearl Jones, 16, both of Poplar. s How would something like this look on the dinner table? Mary Frances Friesen. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Frisson of Wolf Point, looks at a iomcthing-or-o t h e r she caught while fishing at a stock dam north of Chelsea Sunday aftor-noon. It isn't actually as big as shown in the picture, but It looks tastier that way. The fish, or something, has the head of a catfish, gills like nothing we've ever seen before, legs like a lizard and a long smooth body. Parsons somewhat loss ignorant of fishing lore claim to have saan such fish in areas where water is low. Those fish seem to take over when water is scarce as they can breath air liks a land animal and walk from pool to >l finding the necessary wa- er It has been caiied by various names�Water Dog Fish, etc.�but Webster says it's an Axolotl. This is "A larval salamander of the mountain lakes of Mexico and the south west United States. It is valued as food by Mexican natives." Frankly, the Mexicans can have it The fish or Salamander is also found in a certain lake in Madison county. Virginia City natives�dus to their iconstant contact with tourists thsy have become unusually adapt at inventing authentic explanations for unusual findings�say an underground river joins their Mad -I son county lake with mountain lakes In the southwest and Mexico. The fish apparently have made the long journey through the river to Madison county. Now it looks as though there Is a tributary going to Montana. , .. Possibiy if a person had a mum submarine he could leave from tne dam near Chelsea, take in a performance of the Virginia City Players, watch a Navajo raw dance and spend the rest of the summer at Acapulco. They say pulco. rney in September. usually flllT Of Pulllyinti said, but there wasn't even an-It was taken they other bite Sunday. It was taxen from the deep water near the center of the dam and bit on a worm. Mary Frances said it put up quite a fight. The Friesens keep it ma small aquarium at their home. They say it seems to com?, to tne surface for air occasionally, but stays below most of toe time. Incidentally, it seems t� be cured of eating worms and they aon i know what to feed it KART RACING IS AT CULBERTSON TRACK SUNDAY About 25 or 30 Kart racers from the Mon.-Dak. Karting Association are expected to attend the races to be held at the Culbertson track Sunday, June 18 beginning at 2 p.m.. according to Edwin Bertino, secretary of the Culbertson Kart Club. Trophies will be given for first place in both the A and B class main race. Kart clubs from six towns in Montana and North Dakota will compete on the hard surface track. Races will be held June 25 In Poplar to open the new track in that city. Poplar District Council to Meet The Poplar District Council will meet June 16 at the Tribal Chambers, according to District Chairman Peter M. Eagle. On the agenda for discussion is district organization and other district business. Three from County Go for Physicals Three volunteers left for Butte Wednesday for physical examinations prior to induction into the Army. Selective Service officials announced this week. _ The three were Sidney Blair and Frank Birdsbill of Wolf Point, and Alfred Swift Eagle of Brockton. WATERSHED DEVELOPMENT IS INVESTIGATED Total conservation development of the Shotgun Creek Watershed area is a distinct - possibility. The Roosevelt County Soil Conservation districts are lending support to the Bainville Commercial and Agricultural club in requesting the Soil Conservation Service to make a feasibility survey of development possibilities. Complete development of small watershed areas involves making the maximum use of natural resources for irrigation, recreation, flood control and land development under the best known conservation practices. Such a program is possible under Public Law 568. involving cooperation of local, state and federal interests. Persons from the Bainville Community on the Watershed Development committee are: Orton Kirk-vold. Albert Granley. Sam Anderson, and John Simard. This committee and the Soil District Supervisors can give additional information about the project DATE, TIME SET FOR COMMODITY DISTRIBUTIONS Distribution dates and places for surplus commodities for June were announced this week by the commodity clerk. In making the announcement the clerk said those receiving commodities must present a qualified card. Expired cards must be re- ^Schedule for distribution is as follows: . . Wolf Point (warehouse'�Thursday June 15. 9 a.m. to 4 pjn. Poplar (County Shed)�Friday, June 16, 10 am.-to 4 pjn. Brockton�Monday, June 19, 10 am. to 2 pm. Culbertson (City Hall)�Tuesday, June 20, 10 a.m. to 2 pjn. Patrons are asked to bring containers for commodities. Tribal Board Appoints Temporary Office Staff Gloreen C. Azure was appointed acting secretary by the ft Peck Tribal Board. Annette White Eagle has been employed as temporary clerk. The board will appoint permanent office staff at a future board meeting. The tribal office has beennoU-fied that Bud Smith will irrigate the Poplar Community Garden all next week. en suckers. Coupons will also belter at his death. .-given away entitling the holder Surivors include his widow ana to see a movie at the Fort Theatre a brother. Robert Fairley ol Dolor" only 30c. These will be good I luth, Minn._ through June 271 *. - - , The Mobil station, which is open 24 hours a day. offers one of the most complete one stop service centers in Poplar. Display and office space has been increased by more than 50%. Two-stall lubrication and car-wash department is available. New four gasoline pump island in front of the station features regular, premium and die-sel fuel. New outdoor lighting has also been installed. More than half of the station was destroyed by fire last January and the rest of the building was damaged. Since then Hagadone has been rebuilding the front to increase display for Mobil products such as batteries, oil. grease, and tires. He also handles windshield wipers, mufflers, shock absorbers, headlamps, and other items to keep vehicles serviced at the station in top running order. When remodeling, the tower, for many years a trademark of the station, was retained and still bears the words. Ft Peck, and the sign of the flying red horse, symbol of Mobil products. "Under this sign," says Hagadone. "you can be assured of getting the best complete service twenty-four hours out of every day." Egyptian pyramids contain pas-terwork still hard and durable that was executed 4,000 years ago, according to the Encyclopedia Britan-nica. WOLF POINT MAN HIT, RUN VICTIM IN GLASGOW Marvin Brookman. Wolf Point area rancher was injured when hit by a car driven by a Glasgow youth last weekend. Terry Zeiger. 18, driver of the car. pleaded guilty Monday morn* ing to a charge of driving while intoxicated and will face a charge of failure to stop at the scene of an accident involving persona injury, a felony. The accident occurred near the north side of the Glasgow underpass on Highway 2. Brookman was standing by his truck when the Zeiger car reportedly swerved Into him and knocked him into the road. He suffered a compound fracture of the leg. Brookman was taken to Glasgow's Deaconess hospita? for treatment. Zeiger was arrested by Glasgow police and convicted of the DWI charge. He is being held in Valley county Jail pending arraignment on the second charge. County Schools to Get Money for Local Bus Service HELENA � Superintendent of Public Instruction. Harriet Miler. this week notified County Treasurer Dwyer and County Superintendent fo Schools Mrs. Alice Fossen that Roosevelt County will receive $15,74433 as the final transportation reimbursement payment for elementary and secondary schools from the State Public School Equalization Fund. This payment is based on claims submitted to the Department of Public Instruction. The total1 said. amount the county's school! re-ceied from this source durinil the completed school year is 131 .'67.09. The state payments aid in the support of the schools' traiuniorta-tion costs. The state reinuHirses one-third of the basic costs of transportation in accordance with a schedue set by statute. The balance of the money to suppor the transportation budget comes horn a county-wide tax levy and 'torn school district taxes. Miss Miller Poplar Saddle Club Plans Rodeo June 24th, 25th The Poplar Saddle Club is planning their eighth annual amateur rodeo June 24 and 25 with shows to start promptly at 1:30 each day. George Canfield, who supplied the stock for the Culbertson Rodeo last weekend, will also provide the stock for the Poplar events. A purse of $550, with entry fees added, is provided. The Poplar Club is a member of the Northeastern Montana Rodeo Association and the show will be run on the point system with points being awarded. These count towards the buckle awards at the end of the year. Six big events are planned. There will be saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, calf roping, ladies' ig. bull dogging and] rrel racing. Entries must be in by June 23. Cooperating with the Saddle Club in planning the two day event is the Poplar Chamber of Commerce. Concession stands will be open on the grounds. There will also be a big parade Saturday. June 24 at 10 a.m. Prizes will be given to the best cowgirl, beat cowboy, best couple, best junior cowboy, best junior cowgirl, best couple in Indian costume, best Saddle Club. There will also be a dance at the American Legion Rail la Poplar Saturday night to which alt Legion members and their guests are mvited. �
|Title||The Poplar Standard : Voice of the oil city 1961-06-16|
|Description||Vol. 51, No. 34 of the The Poplar Standard : Voice of the oil city is a weekly newspaper for the city of Poplar Montana.|
|Rights Management||Copyright to this collection is held by the Poplar Shopper, Poplar, MT. This image may also be protected by copyright. Permission may be required for use and/or reproductions. For further information please contact Poplar Shopper, email@example.com|
|Contributors||Historical Society of Montana. Microfilm Division.|
|Contributing Institution||Fort Peck Tribal Library|
|Geographic Coverage||Poplar (Mont.); Roosevelt County (Mont.)|
|Digital Collection||Fort Peck Reservation Newspapers|
|Digitization Specifications||Digitization and metadata by The University of Montana Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library. Images scanned by The Crowley Company from microfilm to master TIFF files at 300 PPI, 8 bit grayscale using a Mekel Mark V microfilm scanner. Derivative images created using PhotoShop CS4. OCR was performed with Abbyy FineReader 10 corporate edition.|
|Digital Collection||Fort Peck Reservation Newspapers|
uwufFS TPOfatmi owns
Of POPLAR and CULBERTSON By Jack Gustaf ion
Unable to report anything this . a few others that did help but these week on the Softball as no scores | did the biggest share. It is located
of games were made available to me. Last week I did witness part of an inning of the Agency-VSW game and found one thing. If the VFW lean does or does not win a game this year they sure do get a big bang out of playing. They take nothing serious and I sure woud have liked to have watched the rest of the game. Jim Woods, manager of MK Lanes, deserves a lot of credit as he is assisting Jim Peterson with the coaching duties of the little leaguers and the Babe Kuth along with assisting Kenny Hansen with the Legion team. Jim loves the game and will have away about him to get a lot out ff the kids. This is not discrediting Jim Peterson or Kenny Hansen.
According to the schedule. Wolf Point plays in Poplar Saturday at 2 p.m and Sunday. Plentywood comes in to meet the Legion at 2 p.m. The Daba Ruth mees Scobey here also Sunday at 8 p.m. Let's all try to get out and see the games.
No more golf course in Poplar and it is really too bad. Many of the Poplar golfers are joining the Wolf Point club which is a good idea if they want to play. There hai been quite a bit of work put in on the Poplar course these past yean but only by just a few while others enjoyed just playing. Three years ago it was Vern Ostlund. Ed Situcr and two years ago Vern Ostlund. Jim Boulds. Kenny Hansen and Lyle Phetteplace. There were
on grazing land but the horses would move but not the whiskey, wine or empty beer bottles which were on the fairways. Some people even drove over the greens with their cars thinking they were being funny. It is too bad that there has to be people like that who do not want to see anyone have anything nice. Poplar is a good town and has a right to show off good facilities to visiting people but it looks like there are some people who differ from this opinion and so set out to destroy things. It is a good idea for Poplar and Wolf Point to join together and make a real good course.
The Culbertson Saddle club rodeo was a big success. I heard many say that it was a real good show. Many out of towners remarked about how nice the grounds were and the saddle club really has that coming as they put in man hours of work on it.
Wes Johnson on an exhibition ride was the only one that came out of the chute three jumps and he was riding backwards then ended up packing the horse.
Darrel Martin recently purchased a Class A Go-Kart and he won the Class A race last Sunday at Fairview which is telling Wes Sturgis of Sidney to look out. You fellows had better get on to Arnold Thomson as he sold Wes the Class A motor that is causing all the trouble. The next race is scheduled for Culbertson Sunday.
Robbery, Bad Check Bring Convictions
Ronald V. Vanderhoff. 17. of Fort Peck was sentenced to five years of hard labor in Montana State prison at Deer Lodge this week for the Aoril 29 armed robbery of Art's Food Store in Wolf Point.
The youth appeared before Judge Jack Loucks in District Court and
0. P. WALLER FUNERAL RITES HELD IN FROID
Funeral services were held Friday. June 9 at 10 at the Froid Lutheran Church for Oliver P. Waller who passed away June 6. 1981 at his home in Froid. He had been in failing health the past two years. Rev. Bruce Wahl officiated.
Oliver P. Waller was born on July 2tt 1879 ot Twin Valley. Minnesota. He spent his early years there and was baptized and confirmed into the Christian faith. In 1900 he moved to Rogers. N. D.
He wps married March 3. 190� to Susie Mae Mason. One child was born be'ore they moved to Ante-looe. Montana in 1910. They moved to Froid in 1927 where they since have resided.
He is survived by his w^fe Susie Mae. one daughter Mrs. Martin Grorilie rMaTlbnT" OT PaflBeoa. Calif.: four sons. Fred and Cl?