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PAGE 12 - PHILLIPS COUNTY NEWS - WEDNESDAY AUGUST 2 2000 MHS Class of 1980... Members of the Malta High School Class of 1980 held their 20-year reunion June 30-July 1. Posing for a class picture were (left to right) front row: Paul Johannesen, Robert Flesche, Alan' Reynolds and Michael Mangis; Second row: Steve Knudsen, Diane Mavencamp Tober, Debbie McNamara Cebulski, Portia Hamon Donato, Sheryl Flatt O'Connor and Debbie Knudsen Henry. Third row: Raymond Henderson, Del Stiles, Mark Knudsen, Wade Jones, Thomas Halvorson, Bob Baden, Darvin Henry, Michael Dooner, Julie Simser, Cynthia Ritthaler Haggerty arid Sandra Olson; Gazebo sitting:. Darcy Ereaux Kirkhorn, Gail Patrick Mavcncamp, l,orna Watson Krause, Chris- tine Messerly Snider, Nancy Oxarart Ereaux; Gazebo standing: Lauri Anderson Enebo, Theresa Brown Skones, Barb Robinson Wiebe, Rhonda Kroon DeVries, Nancy Boothe Wolf, Debbie OIson PankratzLinda Jacobson Schaffer, Terry Wright, Corliss Hurlbert Nelson, Terri Jo French Sims and Ann Johannesen Lucas. In memory_=... The Malta Dirt Daubers planted three trees at the Malta High School in memory of departed club members, Mildred Nylander, Elvina Ran- dom and MarianlAskvoid. Top: Club members to al (left right) EIsa AnderSon, Mary Lou Young, Hazel Ohs, Gladys Jacobson, Grace Lucas, Sharon Miller, Sally Schumacher, Dolores Andrews, Hulda Grant, Joyce Wright and Florence Schumacher, pose with tree planted in memory of Mildred Nylander. Bottom left: Dirt Dauber member Joyce Wright poses with tree planted for Elvina Random, who was the last of the club's charter mere- by Shirley Blunt Jody Blunt had the two Malone girls as overnight visitors Friday. Crop tours this week included Wednesday evening at Howard and Larry Smith's and Friday at Troy Blunt's. Northern Ag Service and The First State Bank and First Secu- rity Bank provided the dinners and refreslunents. Shirley Blunt got home Wednesday fi'om a visit to Missoula with Judy Blunt and the kids. Jay Blunt took his colt to Dod- son to the horse show Saturday, and came home with a grand champion ribbon and a third in showmanship. Good going, Jay and Lucky! LaRae Blunt and Darla Barthehness went to the Fort Peck Summer Theatre Saturday evening, and LaRae went to Shelby Sunday to see her sister, Mary Ann Spencer. Harold Frye of Seattle has been in the area this week visiting brother Manson Frye and other family. They were dinner guests at Bob Frye's Saturday when Miranda was home, and visited with Eldon Barnard in town, and made a trip to the Saco cemetery. Amy Frye spent the weekend visiting family in Billings. The Greg Oxarart family has been cooling offat the Ft. Peek Lake this weekend. Nicole Wasson and Shannon Davis went down with them Saturday. Bing Coe of Havre and his nephew Mike Coe of California hunted prairie dogs and visited with Francis Jacobs family last week. Guests at the Jacobs ranch Fri- day were Shiiley Oscarson Woods and her daughter Katherine of Ohio, and Marie Kissel of Connecticut. They took the full tour of the Mis- souri River breaks with Jacobs. Saturday Dolores Jacobs was in town for the memorial service for James Woods, Shirley's husband. The Jacobs went on to Hogeland that evening for the 50th anniversary party for Mr. and Mrs. Ted Olszewski. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Veseth were Billings callers Tuesday and Wednes- day. High for the week was !03, and low was 53. Don't even mention the precipitation, or lack thereof. This has been a long-winded heat wave. Mr. and Mrs. Butch Matovich and Mr. and Mrs. Roger Jacobson visited wRh;Jeatlnette, Jason and Jim Matovich in Missoula and Holland Lake last weekend, and Butch and Sis celebrated their birthday. Lee Jacobs took Brett Normandy back to Havre Friday for this great-grandfather's funeral. Lee enjoyed the warm Sunday afternoon golfing at Sleeping Buffalo with friends. Brett Peigneux and Eric Barthelmess went to the Ft. Peck Lake over the weekend, and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Peigneux went down Sunday. Larry fell and injured his good knee, and made a couple of trips to Havre for medical attention. Now he is limping on both of them. Clarence and Ken Blunt cel- ebrated their birthdays this week, hauled water to cows and worked on combines! Mr. and Mrs. Butch Matovich brought a truck up to Blunt's Satur- day and visited. Matovich's went to Billings Sunday for a day or tWO. Ken Blunt and some of the rest of the Big Flat board went to Great Falls Monday for a rural electric meeting. Theresa Frye went with LaRae Blunt t] Stt61b SUnday and visited her sister Marilyn in Chester and Annie in Sunburst. by Eunice Simonson We married off another mem- ber of the Whitewater community this past weekend. Nate Hammond was married Saturday in Billings to Karl Laubach from Reedpoint. Tricia and Haley Hammond, Janel, Chad and Jerry Simonson, Shane and Tan- ner Anderson and Sean Moore from our little area were all in the wed- ding. The ceremony was held at the First English Lutheran Church with the reception and dance at the Sheraton Hotel. Many people from our community were there to wish them luck. Monday afternoon some ladies from the area went up to Pat Murdock's to wish her a happy birth- day with cake and a big surprise. Ree Simonson, Marjorie, Sue, Thyus and Carli Olsen, Cassandra Stenvik, Lyle and Lexie Haynes all popped in on Pat. Roger and Ree Simonson drove to Billings on Friday for the wedding. Sue and Carli Olsen went to Havre on Tuesday for some business. On Wednesday they zipped in to Malta for appointments and Carli participated in the Junior Princess contest held at the GN and Pavilion. Mandy and Sue played softball on Thursday evening while Carli and Tess attended the horse clinic. Sat- urday was a nice hot day for the 4-H Horse Judging in Dodson. Allie, Sue, Carli, Amanda, Tessa and Jim and Sue Higgins went to watch the show before meeting Ryan in Malta to take a drive to Billings for the wedding that night. Evelyn and John Depuydt and family took in the play at Fort Peck on Sunday. Congratulations, Evelyn on your birthday this past weekend. What a picture in the shopper! Wednesday, Evelyn and the girls trucked over to Havre for appoint- ments. John was a real nice guy on Saturday evening to take his wife out to supper for her birthday in Glas- gow at Sam's Club. All you guys better take notes. Jesse Simonson attended foot- ball camp in Malta this past week on Monday through Wednesday. Eunice played golf for league on Wednes- day evening at Marian Hills. The Simonson went to Billings on Friday for the wedding, returning hom"en Sunday. April and Marisa Green took off for Billings on Thursday for Marisa's orientation weekend at MSU. They went whitewater rafting Saturday morning and aftemoon and got back for the wedding that evening. Marjorie and Milton Olsen and Scan and Mandy Moore were in Bill- ings for the wedding. Carol Simanton was in Malta on Tuesday for business. Hubie helped Ben and Bob Math on Thurs- day flagging some granaries home from Canada. Carol and Hubie met Bryan, Emma and Erick in Billings tor the weekend. Hubie and Carol stayed with Carol's sister Mike and husband Andz hile in Billings. by Betty Oxarart Last week Katey Ereaux spent a couple days visiting the DeMars in Winifred. The girls enjoyed some time floating on the river. Mike and Nancy Ereaux were in Great Falls last Thursday for an appointment and enjoyed lunch with family members. Jody Blunt came over and visited with Megan Ereaux. Kevin, Lynn, Erika and Lindsey Berens of Castle Rock, CO spent a few days visiting the Leo II Barthehness family. The Ereaux fam- ily were supper guests Friday night at Leo and Darla's to visit and the Berens and Barthehness's visited and rode at Ercaux's on Saturday. Last Friday Vicki and Darrell Olson attended Levesque's barbecue. Megan Ereaux was an over- night guest of Bebees" Friday night. Among those who attended Outlaw Days last weekend were Darrell and Vicki Olson, Betty Oxarart, Eva Oxarart, Kelly and Jim Orahood and family, Wesley and Marlyn Orahood and French's. While Leo, Kevm Berens and kids went to the river, Darla, Lynn Berens and Scot went to Malta for Outlaw Days and then on down to the river. The Mike Ereaux family and Darla Barthelmess and friends were among those who attended "Grease" at Ft. Peck. Scot Barthehness attended football camp Monday-Wednesday. Bim and Dennis Oxarart spent some time last Saturday and Sunday re-roofing Eva Oxarart's house. Marian Barthehness spent sev- eral days visiting her family. She re- turned home to Texas on Wednesday. On Tuesday some of Loran Green's ashes were scattered at the Bim Oxarart place and on Saturday a burial was held for some of the ashes. Loran lived on this place as a young boy. Eva Oxarart was in Malta Wednesday and Friday. May Grjmsley had come out and stayed wth Eva. Wednesday Mary Emily Barthelmess, Irma Robinson, Vicki Olson, Nancy Ereaux, Katey and Megan, Patti and Jessica Webb went out to supper and attended Shakespeare in the Park, and were celebrating some birthdays. Billie and Kelly Orahood and Cory Pray also went to the play and celebrated Kelly's birthday. Leo Barthelmess, Mike Ereaux and Darrell Olson were doing a little combining on Thursday. Nancy, Katey, Megan and Mitch Ereaux and Betty Oxarart went to Malta Friday. The Ereauxs went to clean-up day at Dodson and Betty visited Ellen Korsbeck and Betty Kaufinan. Jessie Orahood and Cindy Anderson competed in the Chinook rodeo Thursday. Jessie is all ready to ride more sheep. Kelly and girls went to Kalispell Friday and stayed over un- til Saturday with her sister, Lanni Jacobson. Jessie stayed for a long visit and Kelly, Frankie and Billie went on to Missoula to get horses. Saturday, Darrell Olson, the Mike Ereaux family and Betty Oxarart attended the horse showing for the fair in Dodson. A very hot day but a good showing by the kids. Bim and Suzie Oxarart and Darrell and Vicki Olson were among those who helped Steve Pankratz celebrate his birthday Friday evening with some roping and various activi- ties. Eric and Scot Barthelmess and friends stayed over at the river on Saturday. Sunday, Darla and Vicki and Darrell were also there. Bim and Suzie went Sunday evening to the Mark Holman's to help Mark celebrate another birthday. . by Jeanne Marinko 527-3350 Chris and Heidi Pippin, Connor and Chandler of Casper, WY spent., about a week visiting with Howard and Carol Pippin, Esther Broseau and other family in the area. Connor s:ayed for a longer visit withEsther and accompanied her to Lewistown where they were met by Adele Endicott of Fort Collins, CO and then went on to a Brosseau fam- ily reunion in Great Falls and a wed- ding in Havre. Jeanne Marinko went to Man- hattan July 24 where she visited Ernie and Val Marinko and Sage and Shannon and Carla Marinko in Belgrade. She returned home on July 31. The cookie hostess at the Saco Methodist Church for Sunday, Aug. 6 is Mary Sue Sudduth. The high temperature for the week was 97 on July 29, the low was 56 on July 25. There was a trace of precipitation. Last year the high was 99 , and the low was 45 . "Flies don't enter a closed mouth." From the files of The Saco In- dependent, Aug. 3, 1950: All trains were delayed here Monday about four hours while the track was being repaired. A journal burned off a pair of wheels on a freight letting on6 end of a car drag a ways. Gerald Doty is the new station agent for the Great Northern here. Gerald has been operator here for the past 13 years and is well qualified to take over. The Saco Fire Department was called out to check a fire at the Art Eklund home. The fire, caused by a defective flue, was confined to the attic and did little damage thanks to the prompt action of the fire brigade. Duane Overby, delegate from Saco, was one of seven Phillips County boys to attend the fourth an- nual American Legion Montana Boys' State Aug. 13-22 at the West- ern Montana College campus in Dillon. HI LINE TREE SERVICE SPECIALIZING IN Trimming, Pruning, Thinning & Removal Trees - Hedges -Wind & Storm Damage *References * Free Estimates * No lob too big or rnall BOB MEYER - Owner-operator Phone 654-1387 bers; Bottom right: Dirt with tree planted in Dauber Gladys Jacobson poses MarianneAskvold, her Lorin by the Luring Woman's Club Weekend guests at the home of Leona Kienitz were Arthur Folden and Sally (Folden) Short of Olym- pia, WA. Pamcipating in the 4-[1 ttorse Show at Dodson on Saturday were Jesica Henderson, Whitney Lumsdem Ember and Emilee Phil- lips, Daniel Martin and Stephen Johannesen. Congratulations to them for ajob well done. Brenda Flansaas and her ciul- dren, Amber, Rachcllc, I)ana and Andrew visited at the Pete and Carol Lumsden residence on Sunday. Am- ber and Dana are spendin a few Barbara and Gent 'owan went to Billings on Monday. Mick and Paula Morrison and Great Falls fair to ; Clearwater Revisited Joe and Cole Murdock and the went to Dodson to hel grounds for 4-H Dave, Cindy spent Friday and Saturday nt Reservoir boating. Paul and Twilla visited at Iver and Mavis'S and brought in their two colts. Leroy, Shon, M lleather, Kourtney ,Simonson went to Simonson went to Seattle nephew, J.J. Waters' weddin by Mary Ann Dooner I'm in trouble again. I've joined the Coffee Saloon each morning a few times, and lost! Well this last week through one day and the fellows asked me if I didn't want to thanks, l'd learned my lesson! I then went back t Schwartz l'djust buy the guys coffee for a surprise. after my hide because, Jim Maxie, who had lost the game at the whom they have just been laying for ...... lost, and was supposed to day....and he got off Scot Free! Revenge will come I'm sure! Oops! Last week 1 said Susan Schumacher Scott and her friend, Joan Ehrgood, of Council, ID, were guests Plouffe! Sorry, they were the guests of Dorothy and Walter was close ..... Dorothy and Wihna are sisters. Ann and Larry Daughters. Elaine Kvamme, Dan Dobson, mother, Arleta Dobson, all of Arizona, are visiting friends and here and in Glasgow. Dan stopped in Bozeman to visit Dorothy and Louis Klimpcr of Billings were in town to grandson, Matthew J. McKenna of Pliladelphia, PA, from Klimper family arc planning a fiunily reunion at Zortman in Don and Mary Ann Dooner had lunch with them. Margie and Allan Wilson of Glasgow stopped in Malta for their way home after haxmg been in ttavre for the funeral of an J. Moore, who was married to the former Nettie Hoycr, Ruth l)avis and Carol Miller from Zortman were in Friday. Kenny Freestone of llcyburn. ID, is visiting many friends tives and along with the nice key chains he distributes to friends, some very nice miniature chaps he has shared. A very nice gathcring.t ? fiicnds and relatives was held at the man Bar on Saturday alcrnoon after interment ceremonies for Lora9 which were held at the Bim and Suzie Oxarart ranch south The annual Heppner family reunion was held at Maiden Lewistown. Jeremy Azure is enjoying a vacation in Washington and Shayne Short is visiting relatives in Billings. Shirley Oscarson Wood, daughter Kathleen and fricn J Marie,  terfield, OH, cousins Regg Martinson, Portland. OR, Rick Kennewick, WA, aunt. Florence and Bob Campbell. Hamilton, at memorial service for Jamcs Wood on Saturday, July 22. They many friends. Rexhall Motorhome Featuring-Anthem Diesel Pusher Roseair Rexair Aerbus Trade in -Vision st Prices in the World" Learn Online... Anywhere... An Freedom & Flexihility .... 'tore lime for Work & Family Conwt & Convenience...Access &