Nov. 28 Stardust

25 YEARS AGO (1992)

Dirk Schmidt, son of Wade and Martha Schmidt of Miles City and Brett Suda, son of Diann and Clem Suda of Miles City, were listed on the Dean’s List for fall quarter at the DeVry Institute of Technology in Kansas City, Mo. 

The business school at Colorado State University at Fort Collins has announced that Scott Kimball of Miles City has been given an internship with SAFECO Insurance Companies of Seattle. Kimball will be working SAFECO as a programmer/intern during the spring of 1993. Kimball is the son of Ed and Mary Lou Kimball of Miles City and graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1986.

Guy Lund and Rita Rasmussen, both of Miles City, are currently engaged in their student teaching assignments for fall of 1992. They are students at Dickinson State University in North Dakota. Lund is student teaching at Custer County District High School and Rasmussen is student teaching at Lincoln Elementary School.

The Miles City Education Association members announced that Ann Weischedel and Cindy Schulz have been chosen as the October Teachers of the Month. Weischedel and Schulz promoted, planned and implemented Japanese Culture Day in their classrooms. 

50 YEARS AGO (1967)

BIRTHS — A son to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kindsfather (Judy Balzer)

A diversion dam approximately 800 feet long was recently completed across a section of the Yellowstone River at Hysham. The new diversion dam temporarily closed a channel which was greatly enlarged by high water this spring and summer and presented an immediate threat to the Yellowstone Irrigation District riser dam about a mile downstream.

Dr. K. Ross Toole, history professor at the University of Montana, has sent a request to Miles City that any historical letters or documents pertaining to Fort Keogh or the early days of Miles City be loaned to the University to be micro-filmed for future preservation. Such material may be sent to Dr. Toole, or taken to the University by Kathy Grauman, history student at the University. Kathy is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Grauman and will be responsible for getting the material to the University when she returns after Christmas vacation.

The former Bestway Lumber Co. 1509 Main, building and storage buildings have been purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Mark Schieffert, owners and operators of Lay-Rite Floor Covering Service. Lay-Rite has been located at the Love apartment building for a number of years.

75 YEARS AGO (1942)

On Monday evening, Miss Alice Gulden, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gulden, ranchers near Tusler, became the bride of James B. Cooper of Billings.  The marriage ceremony was performed in Red Lodge. Mrs. Cooper is employed as a Junior Meteorologist at the Billings airport weather bureau. Mr. Cooper is a technician in the laboratories of the Holly Sugar company of that city.

Mrs. Gene Meyer, formerly Miss Dorothy Johnson, is visiting at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Karl Johnson. Mr. Meyer, who recently accepted a position as assistant mine supervisor of the Patino Tin Company at Oploco, Boliva, left Los Angeles November 20 by the Pan American Clipper for Bolivia. Mrs. Meyer plans to join her husband as soon as possible.

A wedding of interest to many people in this city took place recently when Miss Margaret Jane Middleton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Austin Blake Middleton, one time Miles City residents now of Helena, became the bride of Lieutenant (j.g.) Richard Raymond Ross, M.C.U.S.N.R., son of Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Ross of Deer Lodge.

Mr. and Mrs. E. Roy Erickson and Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Hardy entertained at a party in honor of Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Anderson, formerly of Miles City and now of Helena.

100 YEARS AGO (1917)

The funeral of Ray Lowe, who died at the hospital Friday from concussion of the brain, will take place this afternoon at two o’clock from the Wallace parlors on South 6th street.

Mrs. H. C. Smith is entertaining as her guest, Mrs. F. E. Dodge for a few days. Twelve years ago, Mrs. Dodge was a resident of Miles City, her husband at that time being pastor of the Episcopal church. She was greatly surprised at the growth and improvement in the city since she left here.

The doctors of Miles City feel as if they should have a little time for home comforts on one day in the week at least, and accordingly they have agreed to keep their offices open on Sunday mornings only. Hereafter, the doctors will make a charge of $5 for night calls to homes and $3 and $2 for subsequent home calls. The only change is in the price of the initial call, the others remaining the same.

Mrs. J. C. Tillenworth of South Lake entertained the sewing club in a very happy manner yesterday afternoon.

C. T. Laken left yesterday afternoon with a carload of stock and two of hogs for the St. Paul market.