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Page 6 -- BIG TIMBER (MT) PIONEER -- Week of Aug. 30 - Sept_.. 5, 2002~ ;. New CO 70 years A review of the events of this week 70, 50 and 25 years ago as recorded in the Big Timber Pioneer 25 Years Ago August 24, 1977 Oil and gas lease options in the Crazy Mountains was the topic of discussion at a public meeting called by Gene Hawkes, Gallatin National Forest Supervisor. Five thousand lambs were sold for $47.12 a hundred weight in an auction that included bids in person and by telephone. Purchasing the lambs was the Sam Etchetegary Livestock Co. of California. The Chamber of Commerce accepted a check for $150 from the defunct Community Development organization. It was earmarked for civic improvement. The Chamber had 34 members, according to Treasurer Dale Oberly; Cec Musberger was named as the first charter member. Mike MaCauley was one of 20 awarded a scholarship to take the mining technology program at Casper College in Wyoming. Astrid Stene returned home from a visit in Hawaii with her son-in-law and daughter, Bill and 'Gertrude Hoskinson. While there she attended the marriage of her grandson Scott. Teresa Ridgeway, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Drivdahl, displayed a variety of cloths she obtained during her two month stay in Indonesia. She, her husband and three children experienced communal living during their stay in the foreign country. Mr. Ridgeway was sent to Indonesia to help start an engineering school there. BIG TIMBER LUTHERAN CHURCH Fourth and Hooper Jim Holmlund, Pastor (Phone: 932-5723 or 932-5358) Sunday - 11 am Worship w/Holy Communion; 3 pm Baptism Preparation; 4 pm Infant Baptism; 6:45 pm Baptism Preparation; 8 pm Infant Baptism. Wednesday - 11:30 am Rebecca Circle Potluck; 4 pm Youth Confirmation begins; 7 pm Youth Confirmation begins. Thursday - 11 am PMC Worship w/ tloly Communion; 1:30 am Dorcas Circle; 2 pm Esther Circle. MELVH,LE LUTHERAN CHURCH Melville, Montana Jim Holmlund, Pastor (Phone: 932-5723 or 932-5358) Sunday - 9 am Worship w/Holy Communion and Infant Baptism. Tuesday - 7:30 pm MLCW Bible Study. EVANGELICAL CHURCH Third and Bramble 932-5637 Bryan Baker, Pastor Sunday - 8:30 am Worship Service; 9:35 am Fellowship; 10:30 am Worship Service. Monday - 7 pm Monday Night Prayer Meeting. Tuesday - 8:30 am Prayer Meeting at Kim Baker's. CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS Meets at Cabin Creek Studios Hwy 10 E. Michael McFarland, Branch President 932 -4387 Sunday - Meetings start at 9 am. Nervis Norvis and the Nasty Nerds were scheduled to perform a "Salute to Elvis" at the Moose Hall. Top winners of the Open Class Cake Contest at the 1977 SGC Fair were Robbin Wilson, Diana Plaggemeyer, and Bonnie Conner. Fifty years ago August 28, 1952 Eleven Scouts of troop 21 were treated to a three day pack trip in the Boulder mountains by Bo Clark, who furnished 13 saddle horses, three pack horses and all the gear for the expedition to Blacktail lake. Scouts making the trip were Earl Bouse, Curtis Jacobson, Larry Esp, Steven Nelson, Fred Olness, Dickie O'Dell, Delbert Sell, George Algard, David McCleerey, George Miller and Jack Dwyer. They were accompanied by Scoutmaster Palmer Finsvik. with Medical company, 179th cleared away, made a decided change infantry regiment, Sgt. Fahlgren in temperature that day and Tuesday. entered the army in October 1950. Monday night the government David Fjare, son of Mr. and thermometer showed 55 above. Mrs. O.B. Fjare, is spending a Tuesday night it dropped to 38. As a 20-day leave here with relatives. He result of the sudden change the is with the Seabees and has been phone at the Montana Power Co. stationed in Newfoundland since office was busy a good part of January. David is serving as an Tuesday answering calls for gas. electrician. At a meeting of the county Ranger Alban Roemer reports commissioners and Under Sheriff the fire on the Boulder above Four Fallang Saturday afternoon, held to Mile last Sunday was the third select an assistant to the under man-caused fire of the season in this sheriff, who did not care to continue area. It was discovered by Mervin the work of Sheriff Brannin without Wertz before there was much help, Leo Overfelt was named damage, in spite of someone's ~" carelessness. Seventy years ago September 1, 1932 Joe Keeney of Contact was here deputy sheriff, and The post asked for or ten years, the Big Timber office.. of 1,200 feet is building must include power, water, toilet plumbing, heating fixtures, safe or necessary furniture Bids will be received including September the new lease will date of next year. $1 T Carol Buchli, Sweet Grass high Thursday of last week en route home Including Sports school sophomore, was declared from Cooke City, where he 101E PHOTOS Al)gE9 EVEIY national high school champion all celebrated his 84th birthday with old around cowgirl at the recent National friends. High School rodeo held at Augusta. Dr. A.P. O Leary, Mayor G.H. An Irish Tradition...PUB High school contestants from 13 Goosey, John N. MacFarlane and states competed at this national Ross E. Shaver started for Missoula "" "" "' rodeo event, early this morning to confer with About 150 relatives and friends the heads of the forest service for an called to congratulate Mr. and Mrs. extension of the Boulder road from Anton Solberg at the home Saturday Cowles to Independence. afternoon and evening during the' Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Evans open house given by the Soibergs Forsythe, August 23, a daughter; to on their silver wedding anniversary. Mrs. Alma (Martin) Elk, in this Daniel C. Fahlgren was city, August 29, adaughter. promoted to the rank of sergeanti A hard rain Monday, with while serving with the 45th infantryI nearby mountains carrying a lot of division in Korea. A medical aidman I fresh snow when the clouds and fog 7:' 406 259;19000; 301:$1:;A;%N~ of~dulib~::nMT ST. JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC CHURCH Ninth and McLeod - 932-4728 Tom Schleder, Pastoral Administrator Sunday - 8:30 am Mass. Tuesday - 7 pm Parish & Finance Council. Thursday - 7 pm Religious Education Teachers Meeting. ST. MARK'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH Fourth and Hooper Kenneth Truelove The Reverend Mary Rowe 932-5712 or (406) 222-0222 Sunday - 11 am Holy Eucharist - Nursery provided; I I am Sunday School. Monday & Friday - 8 pm AA. EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH Fourth and Everett Pastor Lynn Holm 932-5782 Sunday - 10 am Bible Classes; 11 am Morning Service; 5:30 pm Home Fellowship canceled. Thursday - 7 pm Bible Study and Prayer. REED POINT EVANGELICAL CHURCH 1st Ave. So. & Park St. George Petersen, Pastor 406-326-2390 Sunday - 9:45 am Sunday School; 11 am Worship. Second Wednesday each month - 2 pm Evangelical Women. Thursday - 8 pm Bible Study. CHURCH OF CHRIST 420 West Eighth Sunday - 10 am Bible Study; 11 am Worship Service. FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH Fourth and Anderson Larry Pray, Pastor 932-5736 Sunday - 9 am Adult Bible Study; 10 am Worship - Child care is provided. Wednesday - 6:30 am Victorious Christians; 12 pm Care Givers Support Group. Thursday - 10 am Parish Nurse - free. CHURCH OF GOD 216 East Second - 932-5331 Harold Rains, Pastor Sunday - 10 am Sunday School; 11 am Morning Worship. FIRST Sunday of each month - Potluck followed by Ladies' Ministries and Men's Fellowship meetings in the afternoons. BOULDER VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH {SBC) Civic Center, 3rd &Hooper Tom Price, Pastor 932-6891 Sunday - 9:30 am Bible Study; I 1 am Worship Service. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH 209 East Fourth Avenue - 932-5740 Bill Smith, Pastor Saturday - 9:30 am Worship Service; 10:45 am Sabbath School. Tuesday - 3 pm Bible Study & Prayer. Wednesday - 7:15 pm Bible Study. ADavto. American Remember Post#19 Big Timber, MT on Third Avent starting with Air National Fly Over at September t Lt. Gov. Karl Barbecue provided American Legion Auxiliary to folio National September 11th Commemoration For more call 932-5486 cPt bQ c cl el eo