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g YEAR -- NO. 49 BIG TIMBER, SWEET GRASS COUNTY, MONTANA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 1967 $4.00 per Year, 10c per Copy COOPERATION ASKED BY HOSPITAL STAFF The busy hospital staff gets understandably irked by some telephone calls. Superintendent Lois Williams explains that the doctors' office is open from 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. week days and from 9 a. m. until noon on Satur- days. At all other hours, when tha~ number is dialed it is diverted through the hospital. "When you dial and someone answers, 'hospital,' please extend us the courtesy of not just hang- ing up and then dialing the same nu~rbex," MAss Willi~ns asks. "l,t usually means two trips down the hall to answer it." The hospital personnel will be able to get a doctor on call at any time. $87,000 Allocated For Airport Here The Federal Aviation Admini- stration has allocated $587,000 in matching funds to the state of Montana under the fiscal year 1968 federal airport program, which includes $87,000.57 for the Big Timber city-county airport, according to a telegram received by The Pioneer from Senator Mike Mansfield. The improvements would in- clude construction of a paved r u n w a y, connecting taxiway, apron, entrance road, fencing and lighting. Although Big Timber's airport is one of the best unpaved strips SCh~, sen~ov dvisi~ in the state, newer model planes' .o~ ~'re style revue ~ the landing gears and propellers eotrrrtyf~ir, thrwgravelinttheprps'ThisN0[ j i I is a minor problem, but one n ur es n ,aoe, to Mishv" other airfields. Car a s State and federal officials be- lieve that recreation will ,be the Saturday just wasn't a good No. 1 industry in Montana with- day for several drivers in the in 10 years, and within that time ~c~n~y. Two V,o*lkswa~gen~ piled much of the traffic will come up within a mile of each other by air. It will be a real boost if Sweet Grass county can get its share. At the present time, the Big Timber airport is the base for 14 planes. Senator Mansfield's telegram did not indicate if the matching funds are available in the state. Cdrst, jtmio~ d~visiV~ w~m~er t~ style revue ~t ~he county ~r. of Admissions Up Athletic Events 7~c ~ bee~ ~e ad~t z~lmssi~r x~r mm~y ?~e r~ was ~,eoessea-~j" ~o eacpan ,diz~g ~let~c Senator Mansfield Foundation Guest Senator Mike Mansfield was the principal speaker at the Mansfield Endowment of the University of Montana Founda- tion, held at the Sheraton Park hotel in Washington, D. C. last Thursday. ,One of the members of the dinner and arrangements com- mittees was Robert T. Stevens of the American Fork ranch near Twodot, who provided The Pio- neer with a program of the event was present for the occasion. The program consisted of invo- cation by Rev. William Corr, presentation of colors by Ford- ham University, The National Anthem by Ron Bottcher, Of the Metropolitan Opera, welcome by Chet Huntley, well known for- mer Reed Point news commen- tator, presentation by Robert T. Pantzer, president of the uni- versity, remarks by Senator Mansfield, and special music by the U. S. Marine Corps band. The Foundation at the univer- sity came into being in 1950 and its current assets of approxi- mately $1 million and its lega- cies amounting to some $2 ~mil- lion are held in trust or invest- ed by qualified professional trust agencies. The Mansfield Endowment was established to secure financial support for ~ students in the field of international relations. Inasmuch as Senator Mansfield has provided outstanding service ' to Montana and the United States during his 25 years in the Sen- ate and is a Montana University graduate and faculty member on Annual Jaycee Auction Sale Again Is Successful Part of the County Fair The annual 4-H and FFA auc- was $36.30 cwt.; red ribbon swine tion sale held last Saturday night $34.16 cwt. There were no white was a very s~mcessful event. This ribbon hogs. sale is sponsored each year by the Following are the results of Big Timber Jaycees. auction sale: As in the past Paul Westervelt Purple Ribbon Beef donated his services as auction- Grand Champion -- T e d dy eer. Ring men for the evening Thompson to Brewer Trucking, were John Ronneberg, John $51.50. Green, Al Thomas, Buzz Flanagan Mike Roberts to J. S. Solberg-- and Vern Nelson. $40.00. The top fat steer was shown by Peggy Faw to Starr Ford~ Teddy Thompson and sold for $37.50. 51.50 per lb. to Loren Brewer Kevin Halverson to Big Tim- of Brewer's Trucking. This ani- ber Vet. Ciinic--$38.50. mal weighed 980 Ibs. The Reserve Berdine Woodhouse to Big Tim- Champion beef was shown by ber Farm Supply--S37.00. Eleanor Pile and sold to T & L Joe Bryce to Cayuse Livestock Chevrolet~Pontiac for 46.00 per Co.--$37.50. lb. Purple ribbon steers aver- Blue Ribbon Beef aged $38.10; blue ribbon beef Eleanor Pile, Reserve Champ- averaged $37.42; red ribbon beef ion to T & L Chevrolet---S46.00. averaged $34.64; and white rib- Dave Baylis to Starr Ford-- bon beef averaged $33.30. $38.00. In the fat lamb division the Walt Baylis to Frye's Care-- top lamb was raised by Diana $37.25. Besel and weighed 104 Ibs. Starr Sandra Faw to Fraser-Huntley Ford bought the top lamb for Ranch--S38.50. 63.50 per lb. Danny Besel had the William Fraser to Sweet Grass reserve champion lamb and it Creamery---S37.00. sold to Walt Huffman for 50.50 Becky Halverson to Bieber per lb. The average price for Feed and Grain--S37.00. purple ribbon lambs was $40.25 Claudia Woodhouse to Pevey cwt.; for blue ribbon lambs Feed Co.---$37.00. $32.52 cwt.; for red ribbon lambs Howard Roberts to Farmers $33.05 cwt.; and for white rib- Service--S37.50. ben lambs $32.83 cwt. Jyl Anderson to Oie Motor Co. The top blue ribbon Market --$37.50. hog was shown by Allen Lau- Red Ribbon Beef bach. This hog was purchased Henry DeFord to Big T Super by Herb Walton for $65.00 cwt. ---$30.50. The hog weighed 188 Ibs. The Charles Rein to Billings Live- average blue ribbon hog price stock--S34.00. Douglas Faw to Lloyd Rein-- $34.50. Diana Sargent to American Fork ranch--S35.50. Byron Beley to Big Timber Truck Line---,~6.50. and within less than an hour, on the Boulder road. A Vo~ksw~e~ dr~vea~ by Bryan of Ryegate overturned about eight miles south of town, and less than a mile away an- other of the compacts, driven by Ronald Schear of Livingston, did likewise. No one was injured in either accident but both ve- hicles were quite extensively damaged. Miss Bryan was cited for failure to drive in a careful and prudent manner. On the same day, Gary Nitcy, driving a Big Timber Farm Sup- ply pickup, overturned the ve- hicle on the Otter creek road ~b~ut 9 ~ north of ,tawz~ He was not injured but was cited for failure to drive in a careful and prudent manner and for not having a driver's license. Also on the same day, Roger Thompson lost control of his pickup when he swerved to avoid hitting a deer. He was cited fo~ failure to give immediate notifi- cation of an accident. A citation was issued to Mary Jo Peterson of Billings Sunday morning after the car she was driving ran into the rear of a car driven by Richard Braaten who was making a right turn to enter the Duane Braaten ranch a m~l~ east of Grey C~i~f. M~s. Peterson was charged with fol- lowing too closely. The school buses are now run- again and already evidences been reported of people a stopped school bus the blinker lights flashing. check out the law and it to save further compli- ~rom California Mr. and Mrs. Robert Moulden Sunday afternoon from home in Conoga Park, alif., for a visit with their son ~d daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Moulden and Robert's Mr. and Mrs. Lyman and their many friends this area. 'Barbershopbust' September 14 The first public performance of the "Buckaroosters" of the Boulder River, of the Absaroka Range, of the Gallatin National Forest, Montana, U.S.A., during their 20 years as a group will be September 14, at the Sweet Grass County High School gym, at 8:15 p. m. This also marks the 20th year of the annual stag gathering of "Buckaroosters" at the Lang- worthy cabin, "Buckaroost," on the Main Boulder about 15 miles south of MeLeod. leave, and since his greatest in- Self-appointed president of terest in Congress has been in the Buckaroosters, Norval B. :he field of international rela- Langworthy, is a former Billings tions, it seemed fitting a pro- High School athlete who became gram be established on the campus to serve a twofold pur- pose of honoring the senator and placing emphasis on vital world topics. Thus was born the "Mansfield Lectures in International Rela- tion," which will provide speak- ers for lectures in the various areas of international relations. a song writer, newspaper man and advertising agency executive in Chicago. He retired recently to Tucson, Ariz. His father, Bertrand S. Langworthy, organized the Mon- tana National Bank (now First National) in Billings in 1912. Buckaroosters are Langworthy's boyhood friends, business and barbershop singing acquaintanc- es. Many have attended the stag since 1948. Members~hip is by written invitation only. Members come from all over the United States representing men from all walks of life but most of i them with a love for singing barbershop and catching the THE WEATHER Official Weather Bureau re- cordings at Norman's Conoco station: August 23 .......... 9"/ August 24 .......... 95 57 Debbie Sargent to Cole Drug-- $37.00. Ross Blair to Starr Ford-- $34.50. White Ribbon Beef Jim Hathaway to Billings Live- stock----S31.00. Marion Whidden to Tope Stro- bel--$34.00. Tim Hathaway to Brewer Truck- ing--$34.00. Danniel Traver to Dale Gros- field---s32.50. Tully Lavold to Billings Live- ide stock---S35.00. F.B. Mie Dies Purple Ribbon Lambs Grand Champion---Diana Besel I r~r I- =l ! to Starr Ford--S63.50. ur Lancer in laano Reserve Champion -- Danny Besel to Walt Huffman--$50.50. I Funeral services were held Yri- Geo. Cosgriff to Brewer Truck- ] day morning at 10 a. m. in Coeur ing---$41.00. , I d'Alene, Idaho, from the Yates Lon Hendrickson to Frye s Cafe I Funeral Home for F. B. ~(Bernie) --$41.00. IMjelde, who recently moved to Tim Hathaway to Cole Drug-- I that location from Billings where $40.00. [he had resided for many years. Tim Hendrickson to Dr. Stan- He passed away Monday follow- dish---S40.00. Leo Kleffner, Hardin county agent, and Joe Morris, Stanfard county agent, judging the fat lamb class at the Sweet Grass County =Fair. Judges at work judging the large class of fat beef Judging the market hogs Mrs. Eva Roquet, a niece, Mrs. Gordon Cunniff of Great Falls and a nephew, Dr. Bill Mjelde of Hardin. Burial was in Coeur d'Alene cemetery. Mrs. Roquet and Dr. Bill Mjelde flew from Billings to Great Falls, where they were joined by Mrs. Cunniff for the trip on to Spokane, thence back to Coeur d'Alene to attend the services. They returned to their respective homes by plane Fri- day evening. From California Mr. and Mrs. Tom Swepston and two children arrived Sunday COWBELLE AWARD WINNERS NAMED William Padula was the adult winner of the beef roast in the CowBelle sponsored guessing contest at the "water hole" at the fair. Guessing the weight of the roast was the challenge and the winner hit it right on the button at seven pounds, ten ounc- es. The contest was in three divisions with Charlotte Wein- furter winning a $5 cash award for the nearest guesser in the 12 to 18 age group and Terri Gorr of Clyde Park the winner in the under 12 age group. The CowBelle "water hole" again afforded the tired and thirsty fair-goers a chance to sit down and relax and have a re- freshing drink of ice water. Mrs. Carl Thompson, .beef pro- motion chairman for the county, i was in charge of the booth with assistance of Mrs. Jack Cooper, who made and displayed a large replica of the famous "Montana Slim." Other helpers included Mrs. Robert Brownlee, Mrs. Mabel Harper, Mrs. Howard Han- son and Mrs. Jerome DeFord. The CowBelles also awarded cash prizes this year for the best display of leathercraft articles. There were numerous articles dis- played this year partly due to a 4-H class in leathercraft taught afternoon from Orinda, Calif., to throughout the year by Mrs. visit at the Charles Surface and i Jerome DeFord. Mrs. Jim Wood homes. They alsoI Colleen Holland was the first join his parents and aunt, wbolprize winner, receiving $5 for arrived earlier from Florida. On lher hand tooled leather purse. Monday Mr. and Mrs. Don Buck-] Henry DeFord was second, receiv- ingham and children of Orinda, ling $3 for a hand tooled leather also arrived to spend a few days./notebook cover. They are friends of the younger} The CowBelle napkins and Swepstons and had been visit- placements were sold out accord- ing relatives in Kalispell enroute, ing to Mrs. Howard , Hanson, The young couples will be spend- chairman, but she has more com- ing a few days camping on the ing in soon for those orders not Boulder. able to be filled Flower Show Was Credit to Any City The second annual flower show sponsored by the Wilitgrow Gar- den Club, and held Saturday m the former Anthony building, was a credit to the community and a joy to Ibeh~d. Ama~etms azrd professiV~a~ ~ ~ they talents to show the blooms in the most artistic arrangements possible. To everyone who visited the show, the variety and beauty of the flowers grown in the com- munity in such a short season was a revelation. From the tiny mini- atures to the largest blossoms, from the wild flowers to the home and garden variety, each display was worthy of contem- plation. Even the young folks had their display of flowers. Besides the natural hospitality of a room full of flowers, the women of the club offered a tempting variety of cookies and hot coffee to the many visitors who entered the doors. The sponsors commented that by the time the next year's show time rolls around, they hope that everyone interested in plants and flowers will make an effort to participate. With the Red Sox Mike Andrews, second base- man for the Boston Red Sox, is the grandson of a former resi- dent, Mrs. Laurel Crest. Mike trained with a farm team while attending college. He is the son of Lloyd Andrews who graduated from the local high school, and the University of Montana at Mis- soula, and during his high school years was one of the stars of fhe SGHS basketball team. August 25 .......... 91 50 August 26 .......... 82 3g August 27 .......... 93 49 August 28 .......... 87 56 August 29 .......... 81 46 Boulder's rainbow trout. The Barbershop Concert is ..... .~ ,. sponsored by the Lad~es Auxfli-I~o, at a self