1913 BEACH ADVANCE EXTRACTS

BIRTH, MARRIAGES, DEATHS FROM
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1913





The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 3rd, 1913

Obituary
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Frankie Gasho was born near Atlanta, Ind., Aug. 29th, 1887. He was the fifth of nine boys. In the spring of 1900 the family moved to Foster Co, N.D. and in 1910 they moved to Trotters, N.D., 30 miles north of Beach. Frank following them in the fall of the same year. He homesteaded near the parents’ home, and worked out in the summer for different parties. On Wednesday Dec. 18th while at work with one of his brothers excavating for a barn by the accidental bursting of a stick of dynamite which he held in his hand, he was so seriously injured that all medical aid proved without avail, and after nine days of intense suffering he died, Friday Dec. 27th. He was buried on the parent’s homestead, Sec. 14, T. 144, R. 105. The funeral services were conducted at the home of the parents Sunday afternoon Dec. 29th, at two o’clock, Rev. F. W. Gress of the Beach M. E. church preaching the sermon to a large congregation. The deceased leaves to mourn his loss six brothers, three sisters, his aging parents upon whom the affliction falls heavily, also many friends and acquaintances who knew him as a quiet reserved young man trying to do a man’s part at whatever he undertook. He had no bad habits which so often seriously reflect on a young man’s character. The Advance extends condolences to the bereaved relatives.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 3rd, 1913

Thomas Thompson of Trotters died at his home Tuesday Dec. 31, after a short illness. The deceased was one of the most progressive farmers in that community and was just in the prime of life. He leaves a wife and three small children to mourn his death. The funeral was held yesterday, Rev. W. Howard Thomlinson of this city conducting the services. The surviving relatives have the sympathy of all.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 3rd, 1913

Grandpa Sperry died at his home near Trotters, Tuesday after a lingering illness. Being a man of mature years he had seen much of this worlds sunshine and shadows, and after fulfilling his allotted mission upon earth he peacefully passed away. Several grown up sons and daughters survive him and as a balm to their sorrow they will always have reflected in their memory the good deeds of their father’s life.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 3rd, 1913

Born to Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Smith of this city, Thursday morning, January 2nd, a son.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 3rd, 1913

A merry party of friends gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Bond last evening and tendered a surprise to Miss Pearl Bond, the occasion being the nineteenth anniversary of her birth.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 3rd, 1913

Dies On His Ranch
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Early Advocate of Mixed Farming and Once President of Farm College
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Colonel J. B. Power, proprietor of the famous stock farm in northern Richland county bearing his name, former land commissioner of the Northern Pacific, and former president of the North Dakota Agricultural college, is dead at his farm. Colonel Power was one of the foremost livestock men of the state and about the earliest advocate of diversified and mixed farming. After his retirement from the Northern Pacific, he took up ranch life and made it a great success. He was the second president of the state agricultural college, serving between the time of President Stockbridge and President Worst, now at the head of that institution.
J. A. Power, one of his sons, was manager of his big farm. One of his daughters is the wife of Major Scott of the regular army, and another of L. T. Paige, formerly of Fargo. Two other sons live in St. Paul, where they are interested in financial and business enterprises. Mrs. Power’s death occurred a few months ago in St. Paul.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 3rd, 1913

A Misrepresentation
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A couple of weeks ago The Advance received two news items from Burkey, announcements of the marriage of two very popular young couples in that locality. These items were erroneous and were not sent in by our regular correspondent, but were mailed to us with a request that we insert them in the Burkey news and the name of a young man who resides near Burkey was signed to the letter of request. When we traced the matter down however, it was found that the name was forged, presumably by some practical joker, who did not realize the seriousness of the offense. The names of the two gentlemen mentioned in the locals were Chas. Doubles and Frank Schram and we sincerely regret the publication of the items and would advise the party who sent the items in to be more careful in the future about signing other people’s names to documents of any kind.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 10th, 1913

Miss Anna Sophia Zielsdorf and Mr. Julius Kongstad were united in marriage at the home of the bride’s parents Mr. and Mrs. Zielsdorf near this city on Wednesday January 8, 1913. The contracting parties are well and favorably known in this locality and the best wishes of all are extended to them in their happiness.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 10th, 1913

Judge Jefferson issued a marriage license Wednesday to Alfred Madland and Miss Mildred Perpetua Kane, both of Sentinel Butte. The young couple were married the same day by Rev. Father Wolpers of St. John’s Catholic Church in this city.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 10th, 1913

Mr. and Mrs. John Barker who reside fourteen miles north of Beach are the parents of a baby born at the Beach Hospital Friday January 3rd.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 10th, 1913

Herman Brockmeyer and family moved into town from their farm near Burkey Saturday last, and on Saturday evening a little baby girl arrived to bless the new home. The family now occupy the Philpot residence on the north side, having purchased it some time ago.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 10th, 1913

Noted Jurist Is Dead
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Father of Former Beach Educator Passed Away at Grand Forks
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Judge Charles F. Templeton of the North Dakota supreme court, died at Grand Forks, Friday of last week. It will be remembered that his daughter, Miss Maude Templeton, was one of the teaches in the Beach city school last year. Following is a brief history of the life of the distinguished jurist:
“Grand Forks, N.D., Jan. 3 - Judge Charles F. Templeton died in a local hospital at 6 o’clock this morning. While it was generally known in Grand Forks that he was quite ill, the news will undoubtedly come as a shock to the people of the state. He was 56 years of age.
Death was due to a complication of kidney trouble with which he has been suffering for some time. He was taken to the hospital about a week ago. He was born in Washington county, Vermont, June 21, 1856, and was a son of Horatio and Rhoda (Folsom) Templeton, both of whom were natives of Vermont. The father was engaged in farming and the general merchandise business and died in Vermont in 1895, aged 76 years.
Mr. Templeton was reared and educated in his native state and attended Barre Academy at Barre, Vt., and entered Dartmouth College in 1874, and was graduated from that institution in 1878. He at once began the study of law at Montpelier, Vt., and was admitted to practice in December, 1880. During the same year he went to Fargo and formed a partnership with Hon. B. F. Spaulding, which existed until July 1887, he having been appointed by Governor Church, attorney general for the territory and he served until October, 1888, and then resigned to accept the judgeship of the old Eight Judicial district, being appointed by Cleveland in October, 1888. He was re-elected in 1889 and 1893, and continued on the bench until 1897. January 1, 1897, he resumed his practice at Grand Forks, having moved to that city in 1889.
He was again elected judge to succeed Judge Fish when the later went to the supreme bench. Mr. Templeton was married in 1881 to Miss Edna C. Carleton, a native of Vermont. Four children have been born to Mr. and Mrs. Templeton, named as follows: Berth A., Maude R., Francis H. and Ruth C. Mr. Templeton is a member of the Masonic fraternity.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 17th, 1913

Dan Cupid Never Older Grows - Happy Wedding
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H. J. Blodgett Age 74 And Mrs. Louise Snow Age 60 Were Married Wednesday
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H. J. Blodgett one of the pioneers of this section of the country and Mrs. Louisa Snow who can also be classed as one of our pioneer residents were united in marriage by Rev. W. Howard Thomlinson of the Congregational church Wednesday January 15th, 1913

. Mr. Blodgett who is a veteran of the civil war is 74 years of age and his bride is sixty years old. The contracting parties are classed among the very best in our community and The Advance joins with the entire populace in wishing Mr. and Mrs. Blodgett many years of happiness and prosperity.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 17th, 1913

Mr. F. M. Scott and Miss Emma J. King who reside northwest of Beach were united in marriage by Rev. Howard Tomlinson of this city Wednesday January 15th, 1913. The young couple are exceedingly popular in the community where they reside and the best wishes of all are extended to them for a long and happy wedded career.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 17th, 1913

Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Weinberger of this city are the proud parents of a baby girl which made its appearance at their home Saturday morning, January 11.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 17th, 1913

Tom Kerema Jr., returned home Thursday last from Green Bay, Wisconsin bringing with him as his newly made bride, Miss Sadie Dunn of that city. Mr. Kerema is a progressive farmer of this vicinity and the bride is one of the popular young ladies of the Wisconsin city. We join with the friends of the couple in wishing them a long life of happiness and prosperity.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 17th, 1913

Matrimony
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Schweigert - Cutkay
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Miss Lizzie Cutkay of Arcadia Wis., and Mr. John S. Schweigert of Alpha, N. Dak., were united for life Tuesday morning, Jan. 7, 1913

at 10:30 o’clock. The bride was attended by Miss Nina Olson, of Alpha, N. Dak. while Henry Cutkay of this city acted in the capacity of best man. The bride was beautifully dressed in a gown of light gray batiste, while the groom wore a suit of blue serge. After the ceremony a bounteous wedding dinner was served at the home of the bride’s parents Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Cutkay.
The bride is a very popular young lady of Arcadia who had been teaching school in the rural districts in this vicinity, but spent the past summer near Alpha, N.D. She has a host of friends in and about Arcadia. The groom is a prosperous young farmer of Alpha who we hope is worthy of the young lady he has chosen as his helpmate. The young couple will spend a few days visiting with friends and relatives here and at Minneapolis and other Western points before they return to their home at Alpha.
The Leader joins their many friends in wishing Mr. and Mrs. Schweigert, joy and happiness in the matrimonial life. - Arcadia (Wisconsin) Leader.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 17th, 1913

From our regular correspondent - Burkey (to late for last week):
Mr. and Mrs. Manon Sites are the proud parents of a little son born Sunday night.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 24th, 1913

A very sad death occurred in this city Friday morning, January 17th, when Mrs. Winnefred Argall passed to the life beyond. Mr. and Mrs. Argall had been married but three months and during all that time the deceased has been a very patient sufferer from tubercular trouble. The devotion of the young husband was pathetic, never leaving her bedside day or night until death relieved the suffered. Although Mr. Argall realized that the patient was incurable yet the hope that always springs from love predominated his nature and the best of skill that the medical fraternity possessed was brought to bear upon the case. She was taken to the hospital at Dickinson and thence to Mayo Brother’s hospital at Rochester, Minnesota. From the latter place she was sent home to her loved ones to die. The deceased was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William McLaughlan of this city. The funeral occurred from St. John’s Catholic church at this place Sunday last and the remains were laid to rest in the Catholic cemetery south of town. A large number of people gathered at the church to pay their last respects to the departed friend. The sympathy of all goes out to the young husband who has been burdened with the greatest sorrow he has ever known.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 31st, 1913

Little Baby Burned To Death Near Rocky Butte
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Little Sixteen Month Old Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Boyer Meets a Sudden Death
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A deep shadow of sorrow has been cast over the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Boyer of Rocky Butte their little sixteen month old daughter met a tragic end Monday by being burned to death.
The details as we learned them are that Mrs. Boyer stepped out doors for a moment to call her husband to dinner and when she returned to the house the little one was in flames. The flames were quickly extinguished but they had claimed their toll and the little one died a short time afterwards.
It is presumed that the babe was in the act of creeping under the stove after the pet kitten and came into contact with the red hot stove which ignited her clothing.
The funeral was held in this city Wednesday and the remains were laid to rest in the cemetery south of town.
The bereaved parents and relatives of the deceased have the sympathy of all in a bereavement which indeed must be a heavy cross to bear.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 31st, 1913

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hammerel of Burkey are the proud parents of a little baby boy born Monday, January 27th.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 31st, 1913

Mr. and Mrs. Dick Dickinson were in from Squaw Gap the fore part of the week. The young couple were recently married and are still busy receiving the congratulations of their friends.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 31st, 1913

Judge Heath performed a marriage ceremony on the 16th inst which united the lives of Mr. Carl Stout and Miss Mina Dickinson. The Advance extends congratulations to the newly weds.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 31st, 1913

Mr. Wilfred Burgner of this county and Miss Sarah Langdon of Brettin, Nebraska, were married in this city Sunday January 19th by Rev. Father Wolvers. Congratulations to the happy couple.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, January 31st, 1913

Mr. Joseph Ravin and Miss Hattie Hillman of Trotters were made man and wife by Rev. W. C Adams of this city on January 22nd and are receiving the congratulations of their many friends.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, February 7th, 1913

Beachites Mentioned In Dickinson Recorder - Post
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A quiet wedding took place in Glendive on Tuesday, January the 28th, when Miss Helen Mish became the bride of Mr. F. B. Dexter. The couple were attended by J. A. Keys of Mandan and Miss Mary Shrader of Beach.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, February 7th, 1913

Mr. Dyer of Lone Tree who died in the state asylum for the blind, was buried last Wednesday in this city.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, February 7th, 1913

Glen Nichols and Miss Edyth Clarke of Sentinel Butte were united in marriage by Rev. Hacke at Dickinson on the 26th inst.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, February 7th, 1913

Ed. Colin and daughters Francis and Dorothy left Sunday evening with the remains of their wife and mother for New Hartford, Ia., where interment will take place, among the scenes of her childhood.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, February 7th, 1913

Monday night Rev. Father Wolpers united in the bonds of matrimony Leon Sperry and Miss Irene Adamson both from the Trotters Country. Mrs. and Mr. Hurley assisted the bride and groom respectively. The Advance wishes and predicts the rosiest of futures for the young couple.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, February 7th, 1913

Gone To Her Reward
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Mrs. Ed Conlin Dies at the Beach Hospital After a Very Brief Illness
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Mrs. Edward Conlin died at the Beach hospital, February 1, 1913, after a very brief illness of pneumonia. Miss Lucy A. Mead was born at New Hartford, Iowa, February 22, 1873, and was therefore nearly forty years of age at time of death. She was married to Edward Colin at Waterloo, Iowa, June 2, 1897. Two living children, both girls, Frances H., aged fourteen, and Dorothy M., aged seven, besides the bereaved husband survive her of the immediate family. Two children, a boy and girl, died during infancy. She also leaves an aged father at New Era, Oregon, besides three half brothers in the same state. The remains left Beach Sunday evening for her childhood home, New Hartford, Ia., for interment, accompanied by the husband and daughters.
Mr. and Mrs. Colin came to the Golden Valley in the fall of 1910, from Champlin, Minnesota, and immediately went to a farm which he had leased south of this city, where they have since lived. While their residence here has been of comparatively short duration, yet both of them number their friends by their number of acquaintances and these were indeed shocked at the report of her sudden and untimely death. She had not been well for several weeks, but nothing serious was encountered until pneumonia attacked her only two days before her death.
Everything possible was done to stay the disease, but to no avail. Mrs. Conlin was a person of more than the ordinary ability, strong in her likes and dislikes, and had a capacity for making and holding warm, personal friends. Her home was the ideal of her heart and too much could not be done by her for its inmates. While it seems impossible to find an excuse for her untimely taking away, yet we must humbly bow to the will of Him who “Doeth all things well for those who love Him.”
Sincere and deep sympathy is extended to the bereaved husband and motherless girls in this their deepest hour of personal sorrow.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, February 14th, 1913

Leon L. Sperry and Miss Irene Adamson were married in this city by Rev. Father Wolpers on Monday February 3rd and are now receiving the congratulations of their many friends.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, February 14th, 1913

Fred Geyer died Jan. 27 after a lingering illness in the hospital at Grafton, N.D. where he was a patient for over a year. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Geyer who live near Rocky Butte. The funeral services were held in Beach Friday morning. The Advance extends sympathy to the bereaved relatives.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, February 14th, 1913

Mr. Samuel Blue of Parker, S. Dak. and Miss Anna Zellar of this place were married in Beach last Wednesday by Rev. W. Thomlinson, pastor of the Congregational church. The bride is well and also favorably known here having resided for the past three years with her parents nine miles northeast of this city. The groom is a progressive South Dakota farmer. The young couple left on train seven Wednesday for their future home at Parker. The Advance extends congratulations to the happy pair.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, February 21st, 1913

Frozen To Death
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Dickinson, N.D., Feb. 17 -
While riding to town a rancher out from Oakdale found three letters laying on the side of the road, farther on a pocketbook was picked up and not far from this the body of a woman was found near the road. On examination he found the body was frozen and was Mrs. Ucelia Brooks, whose home was about three miles from there.
Mrs. Brooks was the mother of W. P. Brooks of Manning and was living on her claim out from Oakdale, by herself. The letters were unstamped and the belief is that she started to the James Fenton place where she usually left her mail. From the dates on the letters which were Jan. 24, the body must have been on the road at least ten days before found. Mrs. Brooks was dressed warmly and the conclusion is that she must have become bewildered and got lost because she was in the opposite direction from the Fenton place when found.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, February 21st, 1913

Died At Great Falls
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On February 6th at Great Falls, Mont. occurred the death of John W. West. He was born in Yates City, Illinois in 1874 with his family he moved to Iowa when he was eleven years old. Her he grew to manhood and in 1899 for health reasons he moved to Great Falls, Mont., where her resided at the time of his death. He leaves two brothers, two sisters, a mother and step-father to mourn his departure it being the first death in the family. He was converted at the age of 18 and joined with the Methodist Episcopal Church of which he was a member till his decease. Interment was made at the Beach cemetery on Thursday, February, 12th, the funeral services being conducted by Rev. F. W. Gress in the M. E. Church, Beach, North Dakota, at 4 p.m.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, February 21st, 1913

Ed Conlin returned Tuesday form New Hartford, Iowa where he and his two daughters went last week on the sad mission of burying the wife and mother, whose death was chronicled in our issue of two weeks ago. The two daughters remained in Iowa with their aunt and are attending school there. Mr. Conlin has decided not to farm again and contemplates the sale of his horses, machinery, etc., but has not fully decided as yet what he will do in the future.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, February 21st, 1913

(Too late for last week)
Mrs. John Schillo, Mrs. Louis Nistler and Nick Maus left Tuesday for St. Cloud, Minn., to be present at the Golden Wedding of their parents, which is to be celebrated next Saturday.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, February 28th, 1913

A Pleasant Surprise
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Rev. and Mrs. Franklin W. Gress were very agreeably surprised last Friday evening, when a large number of their friends gathered at the Gress home to join in the celebration of the occasion of the anniversary of the birth of both Mr. and Mrs. Gress, the two anniversaries falling on the same date. The guests before departing, presented the reverend gentleman and his good wife with many beautiful pieces of silverware as a token of esteem and in appreciation of the good work and deeds which the host and hostess of this occasion, are performing in the community.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, February 28th, 1913

Died Among Strangers
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Dying in the arms of strangers, with no familiar faces around her, and with her family of loved ones far away, all unconscious of her illness, was the fate of Mrs. Dingwell of Fayette, N. Dak., who passed away at the Beach Hospital Saturday last. She had been working for a short time for a party at Sentinel Butte where she was taken seriously ill of pneumonia and was brought to the hospital here Saturday. She died in less than thirty minutes after being taken from the train to the hospital and was so weak when she arrived at the hospital that the local physician who was called was unable to find out who she was or where her relatives resided before the good lady passed to the great Beyond. By some letters found in her suitcase it was discovered that her relatives resided at Fayette and they were communicated with as soon as possible. Her father James Walker and a daughter of the deceased, Miss Susan Dingwell arrived from Fayette Tuesday and took the remains home for burial Wednesday evening. The deceased is survived by six children, three boys and three girls. Her death was a severe shock to the little children, more so perhaps because they were not aware of the mother’s illness.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, February 28th, 1913

Miss Inez Barnhart, chief operator for the Golden Valley Telephone Co. here, left Monday for Fargo to attend the funeral of her brother who died at that city. The Advance joins with the people of the whole community in extending condolences to Miss Barnhart in her great sorrow.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, February 28th, 1913

Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Raw were very pleasantly surprised at their home in this city Tuesday evening by a number of their friends who gathered to celebrate the occasion of Mr. and Mrs. Raw’s tenth wedding anniversary. The evening was most charmingly spent, and the guests in departing wished Mr. and Mrs. Raw many happy returns of the anniversary.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 7th, 1913

Arthur H. Lytle Met Death In Auto Accident
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M. D. Sarver and Robert Wand Escaped With Slight Injuries
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One of Beach’s Leading Citizens Was Instantly Killed Sunday When Automobile Which He was Driving Turned Turtle, Pinning Him Underneath
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Last Sunday A. H. Lytle took his automobile and went out west of this city a few miles to look at some hay which he was about to purchase and when about four miles from this city near the Emerson farm, on his return trip, the automobile struck a rut in the road and broke off the front wheel, causing the machine to capsize, pinning Mr. Lytle underneath, the steering wheel crushing in his chest, killing him instantly. He was accompanied on his trip by Robert Wand and M. D. Sarver. Following is Mr. Wand’s story of the accident:
“We were coming along the road near the old Emerson farm when we thought we heard one of the tires burst. Mr. Lytle who was driving the car looked back toward the hind tire to see whether or not the tire was down. The row of telephone posts are very close to the road there and when Mr. Lytle turned again toward the front he noticed that we were in great danger of striking one of the posts; he quickly turned the machine and this proved fatal. The front wheels struck a slippery up grade, slewed sideways, and broke off and the car tipped over. Mr. Sarver and myself were in the back seat and when the car started to tip I jumped, the force of the car going over threw me for some distance. This probably saved my life and undoubtedly saved Mr. Sarver also, because Sarver was pinned underneath the car and Mr. Barclay who was coming along the road with a team and saw the accident, quickly came to our assistance but was unable alone to raise the car. The car was resting on Mr. Sarver’s stomach and he could not have lived long in that position. I was unconscious when Mr. Barclay first arrived but I soon regained consciousness and helped him raise the car off of Mr. Sarver. We saw at once that Mr. Lytle, who was also under the car, was dead. The steering wheel crushed in his chest and must have killed him instantly.”
Arthur H. Lytle was born at Medway, Wisconsin, March, 3, 1880, where he grew into young boyhood. He graduated from the LaCrosse High School, after which he went to Spring Valley, Wisconsin where he resided for some time. He was married at Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin on August 14, 1905 to Miss Minnie E. Firth. They removed to Eckman, North Dakota where Mr. Lytle was engaged in the grain business for three years after which the family removed to Beach and have resided here ever since. The deceased is survived by his wife and two children, Owen aged 7 and Audrey age 5, besides his mother, one sister and five brothers. The brothers are F. J. Lytle and D. L. Lytle of Miles City, Montana, Tom Lytle of Livingston, Montana, M. B. Lytle of Assinobia, Canada and J. O. Lytle of Bowan. The mother and sister Miss Lucy, reside at Miles City. The brothers and sister arrived here as soon as possible after receiving the sad news of the death as did also Mrs. Lytle of Miles City and Mrs. Cora Lytle, sister-in-laws of the deceased. Mrs. Lytle’s father, Mr. Firth and her brother Edgar Firth arrived here Tuesday from Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. The remains were shipped to Chippewa Falls Wednesday and will be interred in the family lot there.
Many beautiful floral tributes from the Masonic order, the Beach Elks, the Dickinson Elks, the Easter Star, the Maccabees, the Odd Fellows and the Modern Woodman, were laid upon the casket as tokens of brotherly love, the deceased having been a member of these societies. There were also floral wreaths from the grain man, and the Beach Literary Society and also from many citizens of the town. Mr. Lytle was honored and beloved by all.
We do not believe that we have ever been called to so hard a task as that writing of the death of Mr. Lytle as he was one of our very closest friends and our sympathy goes out to the widow and little children. With keen anguish and the deepest sorrow she has ever known bearing heavily upon her with the strength and nobility of her character, prompted by her great love for the little children which are now left alone to her care. Mrs. Lytle is bearing up well under the terrible ordeal. The great shock that came to the people of this community in learning the tragic death will be a sad remembrance for years, but years and years after this shock has passed from the community, the silent anguish and sorrow will be indelibly written upon the heart of the young widow for she has received a wound that time can never heal. The sympathy of all is extended to her, but all that we can do, all that we can say cannot alleviate her sorrow or blot from her mind in the slightest degree, the memory of the tragically death. But Mrs. Lytle is a brave woman. She has shown by her fortitude that she is capable of bearing her grief in silence. That silent grief which runs deep in the memory for aye. May the Good Lord strengthen her in the trying months to come is our most ardent prayer.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 7th, 1913

Died At Kansas City
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The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Lewis of Carlyle will be grieved to learn that their little daughter whom they took to Kansas City for medical treatment died in that city last Sunday. The little girl was getting along nicely until she contracted a severe cold, bringing on a relapse which caused her death. The remains were taken to their old home at Tarentum, Penn., for interment. The Advance extends sympathy to the bereaved relatives.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 7th, 1913

Returned From Honeymoon
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Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Schmitz returned the fore part of the week from an extended wedding tour to Winona and other points in Minnesota and Wisconsin. The young couple were married last fall and shortly after the marriage they left for the east and have spent the winter there.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 7th, 1913

Happily Married
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At the home of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Schouboe in this city, Tuesday afternoon, March 4th, Rev. W. Howard Thomlinson, pastor of the Beach Congregational church, spoke the words which united in marriage Mr. Albert Schouboe of Beach and Miss Mabel Leppta, of Medina, Wisconsin. The Advance joins with a host of friends of the young couple in wishing them a long and happy wedded life.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 7th, 1913

A little daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Killian who reside about six miles west of town, on February 24th.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 14th, 1913

Returned With Bride
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Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Smith returned from Nebraska last week and have taken up their residence at their farm near Charma. Mr. Smith, who is well known as one of the best farmers in the valley left some time ago for Nebraska where he was married to a charming lady of the Sunflower state. The Advance wishes the young couple a happy and prosperous voyage through life.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 14th, 1913

Louis Nister left Sunday evening for Eden Valley, Minn., on account of the death of a sister which occurred Saturday in Oklahoma where she resided. The body was shipped to Eden Valley and was interred Wednesday in the family burial plot.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 14th, 1913

Miss Ines Barnhart, chief operator at the local telephone office is expected home the later part of this week from Fargo, where she was called a couple of weeks ago by a message announcing the serious illness of a brother. The brother passed away shortly after Miss Barnhart’s arrival there. The sympathy of all is extended to her bereavement.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 21st, 1913

Death of Thos. Krcma
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Pioneer Resident of Golden Valley Passed Away Monday - Funeral Thursday Forenoon
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Thomas Krcma, one of the most widely known residents of the Golden Valley passed away at his home south of this city Monday morning at 7:20, typhoid pneumonia being the cause of his death.
Mr. Krcma was born in Bohemia fifty seven years ago and came to American when five year old, with his parents who settled at Green Bay, Wisconsin. He was married years ago and resided at Green Bay until 1906 when he came to Beach and settled on the homestead south of town. A wife and ten children survive the deceased, five of the children being at the parental home. They boys are: John, of Cabin Creek, Montana; George of Starbuck, Washington; Tom, who resides on a farm of his own near the home place, and Jim, Adolph and Ed who are still at the old home. The girls are: Mrs. George Fisher, of Cabin Creek, Montana; Mrs. Rosco Reed, of Joplin, Montana and the Misses Anna and Agnes who reside under the parental roof.
The funeral services were conducted from the Krcma residence today Rev. F. W. Gress conducting the services and the remains were laid to rest in the Beach cemetery. All the children were present for the funeral with the exception of Mrs. Reed who was unable to attend.
Mr. Krecma’s death was a severe shock to all who knew him so well and the bereaved relatives have the sympathy of everybody in their great sorrow.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 21st, 1913

Too late for last week (March 10th) - Carlyle:
Mrs. Dudley was called to Beach Thursday to attend the funeral of her brother-in- law, Mr. Carew.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 21st, 1913

Bernie Dooner of Burkey, was twenty one years of age Tuesday of last week and a merry party of his friends gathered at his home to help him celebrate the occasion, which was done in the most fitting manner.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 28th, 1913

Little Baby Passed Away
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Kenneth, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. David Keckler of Beach, died of pneumonia, Easter Sunday, March 23rd, aged one year one month and twenty one days. He leaves father, mother one brother, Dalis and two sisters, Edith and Afton to mourn their loss. Funeral services were held at the M. E. church Tuesday at 11 o’clock, Rev. F. W. Gress preaching the sermon and interment was made in the Beach cemetery. The bereaved have the sympathy of their friends and neighbors.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 28th, 1913

Obituary
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Andrew B. Gordon was born in Ireland, February 2, 1831. Died at Beach, N.D. Easter morning, March 23, of heart failure.
When about six weeks of age, his parents left Ireland and after a voyage of sixteen weeks on a sailing vessel, they reached Canada and took up their residence at Elgin in Ontario. Here he grew to manhood and in 1853 was married to Julia E. Lillie. In 1865 they came to the States, being among the first settlers in Mitchell County, Iowa, where they lived until the death of his wife in 1910.
Since that time he has made his home mostly with his children, five of whom survive him; Mrs. L. D. Fountain, of Kearney, Nebr., Mrs. Frank Swancutt, Riceville, Iowa, George A., Beach, N.D., Rollin J., Wrightville, Sask., and Jesse A., of Stacyville, Iowa.
One daughter, Mrs. J. R. Delany of this place, was laid to rest in the Beach cemetery March 1st, 1912.
He was a devoted christian and in the early days helped to build the M. E. church at Stacyville, Iowa, where he remained an active member until the time of his death. A short service was conducted by Rev. Gress of the M. E. church Monday evening and Tuesday morning his son, George A., accompanied the remains to Osage, Iowa, where they were laid to rest beside those of his wife.
He was faithful to the last and has gone to the reward for which he had so long looked forward.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 28th, 1913

Popular Young Couple Wed
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At Scotland, South Dakota, on March 17th, occurred the marriage of Mrs. Julius Englehardt of this city and Miss Barbara Becker of Scotland. Both the contracting parties are well known here, the groom having been connected with the Golden Valley State Bank for the past few years and the bride having been a teacher in the Beach city school last season. The happy young couple will return to Beach shortly where they will receive the hearty congratulations of their numerous friends.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 28th, 1913

A little daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Buck last week at the home of Mrs. Buck’s parents at Montecello, Minnesota.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 28th, 1913

Mr. Harry McHenry one of the pioneer residents of the Golden Valley and Miss Florence Andress of Sentinel Butte were married in this city Saturday, March 22nd. The bride is a sister of Mrs. J. B. Stoddard. The best wishes of all are extended to the young couple.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 28th, 1913

Judge M. H. Jefferson performed his first marriage ceremony since assuming his office as judge of Golden Valley county, last Saturday when he united in marriage Mr. Elmer Holmes and Miss Pearl Runk both of Sentinel Butte. The Advance extends the best wishes to the newly weds.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 28th, 1913

J. W. Gray and Miss Tillie Oswald of this place were united in marriage by Judge Frack Fitzgerald in this city Saturday, March 22nd. The young couple have taken up their residence on the W. A. Sprague farm. The Advance extends hearty congratulations to the happy pair.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 28th, 1913

The funeral of Thos. Krcma, whose death was announced in our last issue was held from the Krcma home last Friday, March 21st at 10 o’clock a.m., Rev. F. W. Gress of the M. E. church preaching the funeral sermon. The remains were followed to their last resting place by a large cortege of sorrowing friends.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 28th, 1913

In the presence of a few neighbors and friends at the home of her sister, Mrs. D. M. Horney, on Easter Sunday evening at five o’clock Miss Anna N. Johnson was married to Richard M. Toombs of Wibaux, Montana. Rev. F. W. Gress spoke the words that made them husband and wife. After the ceremony the bride and groom with the guests sat down to a sumptuous wedding dinner. The young couple will make their home of Mr. Toombs’ homestead north of Wibaux. Congratulations are extended.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, March 28th, 1913

Carlyle - March 24th, 1913
Mrs. D. A. Carlock was suddenly called East by the death of her sister.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 4th, 1913

Sentinel Butte - From The Republican:
J. A. Kitchen received word last Thursday of the death of his father, Dr. J. L. Kitchen, at Chicago, and left that night for that place. Northing has been learned here as to the cause of the old gentleman’s death. The doctor will be remembered by many of our readers, as he resided here for several years, moving back to Chicago last fall.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 4th, 1913

Carlyle - From our regular correspondent:
The funeral of the three months’ old baby of Mr. and Mrs. Hopper, near Preston, occurred here Saturday.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 4th, 1913

Carlyle - From our regular correspondent:
One of the ten months’ old twins of Mr. and Mrs. Williams died very suddenly Friday by choking to death. It seems sad enough when death is expected but so much harder when he enters unannounced. The funeral occurred here Sunday morning.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 4th, 1913

Judge Jefferson issued a marriage license Saturday last to Mr. M. A. Wraa of Pope County, Minnesota and Miss Galena Johnson of Beach.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 4th, 1913

Marriage license was issued on the 27th to Clarence Magenes and Miss Eina Houge both of Sentinel Butte.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 4th, 1913

Mr. Charles Nistler and Miss Anna Gass were married at St. John’s Catholic church in this city. Rev. Father Wolpers officiating on Tuesday morning, April 1st. Both the contracting parties are popular and well known in this community. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Gass, who reside a few miles southwest of this place, and the groom is one of the progressive young farmers of the Burkey territory. Mr. Nistler, who owns a homestead near Baker, Mont., has rented a farm south of Beach and after the spring work is completed here, he and his young bride will reside on the Montana farm. The best wishes and hearty congratulations of a host of friends are showered upon the happy young couple.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 11th, 1913

Louis Nichols
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Louis Nichols died at his home in Roaring Creek, March 24, 1913 of the infirmities of old age, after a long, busy life, half a century of which was passed in Jackson county. Since the removal of his son, J. H. Nichols, to Beach, North Dakota, a number of years ago, Mr. Nichols, Sr. continued to reside on the home farm in Irving, with Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bramer, who worked the farm.
It is to be remembered that the son, J. H. died at Beach, two years ago, and the aged man is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Talbot of Tomah, Wis., and a daughter residing in the state of Washington.
Mr. Nichols attained the age of 93 years on Feb. 12, 1913

, being a native of Pennsylvania, where he was born Feb. 20, 1820. He came to Wisconsin early in life, and for years was interested in lumbering, and operating saw mills.
The funeral services were held at the farm home in Irving, Wednesday, March 26th, conducted by Rev. R. H. Clarke, and interment was made in Irving cemetery. Of the immediate family, only the daughter, Mrs. Talbot, her husband and two daughters, were in attendance at the service. - Melrose Chronicle.
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Mr. Nichols has been a resident of the Black River Valley for nearly sixty years, and since the logging days had been a resident on his homestead in the town of Irving. He was married on Feb. 10th, 1855, to Maria Horswill, and is now survived by two daughters, Mrs. F. K. Talbot, of Tomah, and Mrs. F. R. Hartwell, of La Crosse. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Mrs. Alois Fox, and Mrs. O. A. Ellefson of Tomah, and Carne and Mae Nichols, of Beach, N.D.
Mr. Nichols was very favorably regarded by all who knew him during his long residence in this valley. He was an honest, industrious citizen, worthy in his endeavors and strict in integrity. He lived to a grand old age, spending his declining years in comfort after his long life of earnest endeavor in the formation period of our state. - Black River Falls Paper.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 11th, 1913

Carlyle - from our regular correspondent:
The remaining twin baby of Mr. and Mrs. John Williams died last Monday night. The funeral services were held here in the church Wednesday afternoon by Brother Hogue, who gave an excellent funeral discourse. His words of sympathy were very helpful to the bereaved parents. The funeral of the two babies were only three days apart and both little caskets were laid side by side.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 11th, 1913

“Nigger” Jones Was Drowned
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Well Known Character of Alpha District Meets Death in Bullion Creek
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Sentinel Butte Republican: Although the body had not yet been found when the Republican went to press, it is recognized as a fact that “Nigger” Jones, as he was commonly known in this locality, was drowned in Bullion Creek, near Alpha, twenty miles south of here, on Monday. He was seen to ride his horse into the creek about 10 o’clock a.m. and when the animal started to swim, the rider left the horse and was washed down the stream, while the animal swam ashore and galloped off. At the time it was not known who the man was, but the horse was found to belong to Jones, and as he had left home that morning and has not been seen since, it is taken for granted that he was drowned.
The Bullion is usually a small stream, easily crossed at almost any point, but at this time of the year it becomes a turbulent river, and has an exceedingly swift current. About five years ago a man was drowned in the same vicinity while trying to cross with a team and wagon.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 11th, 1913

Obituary
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Harold Leon Lee was born in McLeod Co, Minnesota, April 8, 1890, where he resided with his folks: Nov. 25, 1909, he was united in the bonds of matrimony with Miss Blanche R. Nutter, the following spring they moved to Beach, March 20th where they have resided up to the present time. May 1st 1912 a little one was born to them, Darrel Eugene, this little one was taken sick in the summer and passed away June 21st. Our brother was not feeling well for about six months, though few realized it as he was always so cheery and accommodating, then just a few days previous to his demise he was taken to his bed and in a few brief hours was unconscious passing away at 9:15, April 7th. Monday evening the end came as a gentle sleep, had he lived another day he would have been 23 years old. Those who are left to sorrow are his faithful wife, father and mother Mr. and Mrs. Elmer E. Lee, who are here, one brother Herbert Lee and four sisters, Mrs. Will Reed, Misses Bernice, Elma and Olive, one girl Ile, having passed away at the age of four. As well as a host of friends.
Harold was a member of the Congregational Church here and all who have known him can testify to the sincerity of his humble christian life, he was a devoted husband and son and through the spirit has gone to be with Christ, it has left a beautiful memory to the friends and loved ones, a beauty of wonderfully kindly living, of thoughtful care for others of a relationship to all that manifested daily the spirit of christ.
Funeral service will be held at the Congregational church today (Friday) at 2 p.m. Interment will be made at the old home in Brownston, Minn.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 18th, 1913

The grandchild of W. H. Gasho near Trotters died Wednesday of pneumonia. The child was but seven weeks old.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 18th, 1913

Mr. and Mrs. Guy Whitaker are the proud parents of a bouncing 10 lb. baby girl, which was born to them Tuesday last. Accept our congratulations.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 18th, 1913

W. C. Shehan, father of Mrs. A. L. Arnold, died at his home at Baker, Mont., last Sunday. Mrs. Arnold is at Baker now.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 18th, 1913

Miss Anna Batz, who has been employed as nurse in the Beach Hospital for the past couple of years was married last week by Homes Davis, son of Doctor Davis of Dickinson. Miss Batz has a host of friends here, and the best wishes of all are extended to the young couple. We understand that they will locate in Montana.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 18th, 1913

On Tuesday evening of last week a party of friends gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Hickok in this city, the gathering being in the nature of a surprise for Mrs. Hickok, it being the anniversary of her birth. All who were present report one of the most successful events of the kind in which they had participated.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 18th, 1913

Last Tuesday evening about eight o’clock The Advance editor heard a terrible commotion in the vicinity of his residence and feared for a while that the elements had gone on a rampage, but later developments proved that it was just a bunch of enthusiastic celebrators, who stormed our castle for the purpose of aiding us in pulling off the right kind of a program befitting to an editor on the eve of his twenty- eight birthday. After we had recovered from the first onslaught we joined in the festivities and talk about a good time and we had it.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 18th, 1913

Marriage License
Clarence Magnes and Gina Haugse, both of Sentinel Butte.
Henry E. Turner of Beach, and Minnie Vechtoe of Sawyer, N.D., married by Judge Rosenberg. The young couple are going on a claim at Westmore, Mont. Carl Woof and Hazel Grub of Sentinel Butte were married by Judge Fitzgerald.
Oscar Hart and Sina Oslie, both of Clark Postoffice, were married by Judge Jefferson.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 25th, 1913

Mr. and Mrs. Art Woods are the happy parents of a brand new boy which made its appearance at their home in this city yesterday morning.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 25th, 1913

A little daughter arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. J. N. Nelson Saturday morning and the professor is about the proudest man in the state these day. The mother and little babe are getting along nicely and Mr. Nelson is just simply walking on air.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 25th, 1913

Last Tuesday evening Hugh Egan of the Beach State Bank, was surprised at his home in this city by a large number of his friends, the occasion being the anniversary of his birth. A well arranged program was carried out and the best of times was the result.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 25th, 1913

Mrs. John McColeman received the sad news Sunday morning of the death of her brother, Nelson Collins at a hospital in Aberdeen, South Dakota, where he had been taken from his home at Sisseton a week before to undergo an operation for appendicitis, the operation proving fatal. Mrs. McColeman left for Sisseton Sunday afternoon in order to attend the funeral which was held in that city Tuesday.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, April 25th, 1913

James Fulton of this city was stepping-high, wide and handsome Monday morning and upon our inquiry as to the cause of his hilarity he informed us that twins - both boys, arrived at his home that morning. The youngsters are strapping young chaps and the mother is getting along nicely. Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Fulton and here is a health to the two boys.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, May 2nd, 1913

“Billy Shean Dead”
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The Sparta (Wisconsin) democrat has the following to say about the death of William Shean, father of Mrs. A. L. Arnold of Beach. Mr. Shean died at Baker, Montana on April 6th:
“Twenty years back “Billy” Shean was one of the best known men on the Black river. That was in the days when the Black River Improvement company was on earth. “Billy” was foreman of the River crews. He was a one-armed man, losing an arm by the explosion of a blast while in the employ of the company. After the logging days were over, the company gave Shean a large tract of land near Black River Falls and for a time he was a farmer. “Billy” Shean is dead and the Black River Falls Banner prints the final chapter of his career:
“Word is received here that W. C. Shean, formerly of this city, died at his home at Baker, Mont., on Monday, April 6, of inflammation of the bowels. Mr. Shean resided many years in this city and is well known to all residents who have lived here for any number of years. He also has an extensive acquaintance all along Black River, having been for years in the employ of the Black River Improvement Company and for the most of the time as driving foreman. It will be remembered that many years ago he got one hand taken off and nearly lost his life in a powder explosion, when at work for the company on Black river, north of this city, at blasting. When he recovered from this accident he was given a steady job by the company, in the foremanship which he held so long. After leaving here he operated a farm for a time, about seven miles south of Neilsville, in Clark county, and then sold out and went to Montana and entered a large tract of land, on which he died. Mr. Shean was probably about sixty-five years of age.”
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, May 2nd, 1913

Happily Married
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Mr. Arthur Robb and Miss Elsie Carlson were married at the home of the brides sister, Mrs. William Orr, in this city Wednesday evening April 30th. Rev. R. Whitaker of the U. B. church spoke the words which made them husband and wife.
The young couple are well known in this city and are the friends of everybody. The groom has been employed in the Birmingham barber shop for some time and the bride has made her home with her sister here. The best there is in the whole world is none too good for Mr. and Mrs. Robb, and our most hearty congratulations are extended to them. The newly weds have taken up housekeeping in the rooms above the Orr bakery and variety store.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, May 2nd, 1913

Dr. and Mrs. G. M. Foster are the parents of a bright baby boy that made its appearance at their home in this city Monday morning, and the genial doctor is busily engaged in passing around the cigars.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, May 9th, 1913

Dilly - Uetz
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At St. John’s Catholic church in this city, Monday morning May 5th, Rev. Father Wolpers officiating, occurred the marriage of George A. Dilly and Miss Bertha Uetz. Edwin A. Dilly and Catherine Uetz attended the young couple
After the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served at the home of the bride’s parents, and a number of invited guests participated in this festive occasion. The Misses Lardy had charge of the dinning room, which was very prettily decorated. A supper was also served and a dance given in the Woodhull-Linger hall in the evening. The bride and groom are both well known in this vicinity, and need to no introduction. They are classed among our very best people. They will make their home in this city, and The Advance joins with a host of friends in wishing them a long life of happiness and prosperity.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, May 9th, 1913

A nine pound boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Johnson at their home in this city yesterday morning.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, May 9th, 1913

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Ueckert are the parents of a baby boy born to them at their home near this city Sunday last.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, May 9th, 1913

Mr. Louis R. Speer and Miss Gladys Esther Webber both of Trotters were united in marriage by Judge Rosenberg in this city Saturday, May 2nd, 1913

. The young couple are well known and exceedingly popular in their locality and are receiving the congratulations of their friends in which The Advance most heartily joins.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, May 16th, 1913

Matter - Lipetzky
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Leo Matter Joins The Army of Benedicts - Will Remain in The East
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In the issue of the Springfield Advance of Springfield, Minn., under date of May 8, the following article appears:
“At nine o’clock yesterday morning at St Raphael’s church Miss Henrietta Frances Lipetzky and Leo A. Matter were united in marriage. Father Fey officiated, and the ceremony was performed in the presence of a large assemblage of friends and relatives.
The bride was accompanied by Miss Clara Lipetsky as bridesmaid, and the bridegroom by Mr. Geo. Matter as best man. Following the exchange of vows and the blessing of the ring, the choir sang Hache and Bordese’s Mass in G flat. The Offertory solo was rendered by Miss Lydia Ochs, and the solos of the Sanctus and Communion were executed by Misses Frances and Florence Matter.
At the conclusion of the ceremony the bridal party and the invited guests went to the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Lipetzky, where the wedding breakfast was served, and a reception was given.
The bride is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Lipetzky. She is a young lady of many graces of mind and person, who is capable of filling the home she will adorn with happiness.
The groom is a North Star township product, where he grew to manhood. During the past three years he had been engaged in the banking business at Beach, North Dakota, and he is now about to open a new banking institution at Isle, Minn. After spending a couple of days at the bride’s home the happy young couple will depart for their future home in Isle. The Advance joins with the many friends in extending hearty congratulations.
Mr. Matter was a resident of this city for a year or two, and has a large circle of friends and acquaintances here who will wish him and his bride joy and prosperity in his new relations. During the last year of his stay here he was connected with the Beach State Bank, but we understand that he intends to start a bank in Minnesota, and will not return to Beach. May success attend whatever he may under take.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, May 16th, 1913

Obituary
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After an illness of about two months, the last two weeks of which were spent at the hospital here, Joseph A. Lee answered the final summons last Sunday at 12:15, noon. Heart trouble was the direct cause of death.
Joseph A. Lee was born in Fayette County, Illinois, on February 25th, 1843, and was therefore 70 years of age at time of death. He lived in Fayette county until 1863, when he went to Minnesota and enlisted in the Minnesota Cavalry, in which he served two years and from which he was honorably discharged. After the war he located at Rochester, Minn., where he remained until 1885 when he moved to Marion, Kan. He was married to Miss Elizabeth Carrell in 1887, and one child, Lucy Ellen, was born to them. Mrs. Lee passed to the great unknown November 1, 1893. Mr. Lee came to the Golden Valley about five years ago and took a homestead north of Sentinel Butte, where he lived until final proof was made, after which he made his home with his daughter, now Mrs. L. L. Parsons. He leaves besides his daughter, one brother, Harvey A. Lee, of Sentinel Butte, to mourn his death.
The remains were shipped Monday evening to Pleasant Grove, Minn., for interment and were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Parsons.
They sympathy of the community is extended to the relatives in this their hour of deep sorrow.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, May 16th, 1913

A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Jordon on Monday, May 12.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, May 16th, 1913

A daughter was born last Sunday to Mr. and Mrs. F. Spiekleberg. All are reported as doing nicely.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, May 16th, 1913

Mr. and Mrs. Gust Wojohn are the parents of a nice boy, which came to their home on Saturday, May 10.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, May 16th, 1913

L. E. Mikkleson received a telegram Wednesday forenoon, which contained the information that his father had died than morning at Blair, Wis., and he left on the evening train for this city.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, May 23rd, 1913

An eight pound baby boy came to the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Thompson last week Thursday, where he will claim a residence until he is twenty-one years of age. This is the first born, and naturally unlike any other boy ever born. Congratulations.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, May 30th, 1913

To The Great Beyond
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Mrs. Brily Douglas of Carlyle, Now At Rest After an Illness Of Several Months
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While the announcement of the death of Mrs. Brily Douglas, of Carlyle, Tuesday morning was not altogether unexpected, yet is was with pain and surprise that it was received by this community. She passed away Monday night, and is now at rest after an illness of several months’ duration.
The funeral services were held Wednesday at 11 o’clock from the United Brethren church of Carlyle, of which she was a member, and was one of the largest attended services of this kind which has been held in this part of the country. Rev. C. E. Hogue officiated.
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas were some of the early settlers of the Carlyle territory, and the latter has made herself a place among its people which will be hard to fill. Her acquaintance was large, and her friends numbered only by the acquaintances. With an abiding faith in the protection of her Creator she fell asleep with the assurance that all was well with her soul.
To her family and surviving relatives, and especially to her husband and little daughter, is extended the heartfelt sympathy of this community.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, May 30th, 1913

Martin Egan received a wire last night from a brother of Mrs. A. H. Lytle, now at Chippewa Falls, Wis., which contained the information that a fine big boy was born to Mrs. Lytle yesterday morning. Both mother and baby are doing fine. Congratulations.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, May 30th, 1913

The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. P. O. Peterson was buried Wednesday afternoon. In their heavy loss they have the sympathy of the community.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, May 30th, 1913

A surprise party was pulled off last Saturday evening for the benefit of E. Garmo, that date marking the passing of another mile stone in his age of life. Twenty-four invited guests were present, and a very delightful evening was the result. Delicious refreshments were served, and before departing the guests left with Mr. and Mrs. Garmo a handsome mantle clock to remind them of the happy occasion.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, June 6th, 1913

Joins Heart And Hands
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Thomas J. Powers and Miss Anna C. Jacobs Married at Wabasha, Minn., Last Tuesday
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On Tuesday morning of this week, at the Catholic church at Wabasha, Minn., occurred the ceremony which made a very popular young couple man and wife. In its announcement of the event the Wadena Pioneer Journal (Minn.) has the following article:
Thomas J. Powers, of Beach, N.D., arrived in the city Monday to visit for a short time at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Power Sr. The young man is to be married very soon and his many Wadena friends will be pleased to learn the particulars concerning the happy event. The wedding will occur on Tuesday morning, June 3, at Wabasha, this state. The bride-to-be is Miss Anna C. Jacobs of that place. The wedding will take place in the Catholic church, Rev. Father Worst officiating. The bridesmaid will be Miss Alice Jacobs, a sister of the bride, Mr. Harry Merickel of this city, will support the groom. The young couple will leave at once after their marriage on a wedding trip to Chicago and points east, where they will visit relatives of the bridegroom. About June 20, they will stop off in Wadena for a visit before proceeding to Beach, where they will reside. Miss Jacobs has for several years past resided with her married sister in Beach, where she was employed in the post office. Mr. Power is associated with his brothers in the clothing business at Beach. It gives this newspaper great pleasure to announce this forthcoming happy event and on behalf of the many friends of the young couple both here and elsewhere we take this opportunity to extend to them hearty congratulations and sincere best wishes for their future happiness.
Miss Jacobs will be remembered here as the popular and efficient clerk at the post office and who resigned her position that she might go east and prepare for the happy event. Mr. Power is a member of the firm of Power Bros. Clothing Co. a bright business men and deservedly popular, both in the business and social circles of Beach. Each one of the contracting parties have a host of friends here with whom The Advance united in wishing a long life in which the cup of joy and prosperity may be full to the brim with their sorrows few and light.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, June 6th, 1913

Dies At Pittsburg
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F. R. Kunkle, Formerly of This City, Dies of Pneumonia, After Short Illness
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The many friends of F. R. Kunkle, formerly of this city, but later of Pittsburg, Pa., were exceedingly shocked and surprised Tuesday to learn that Mr. Kunkle has succumbed to the ravages of pneumonia, and had passed to the great unknown early Monday morning. The news reached this city by a wire to Dr. Stough, with whom Mr. Kunkle was associated during his residence here.
Mr. Kunkle occupied a place here attained by few in so short a time, partly perhaps, because of his ability as a singer, but we believe more because of his cheerful and exceeding happy disposition. While here he appeared to enjoy very good health. He left here last November to accept a position in Minneapolis, where he remained until February, when he accepted a position with the Westinghouse people in Pittsburg. Shortly after his arrival there he began to be seriously troubled with asthma, and in a letter to Dr. Stough stated that he expected sometime this spring to return west for a permanent home. The time of starting was delayed for some reason or other and last week he was stricken with the disease which cost him his life. He was taken to his old home at Bryan, Ohio, for interment, which took place yesterday.
He leaves a wife and two children, aged five and seven, and an aged father and mother as immediate relatives to mourn his untimely death besides a host of friends. May his ashes rest in peace.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, June 6th, 1913

Intelligence reached this city the first of the week that John Roch, formerly of Burkey, but who rented his farm there and moved to Pierce, Minn., died sometime the fore part of last week. His many friends here will regret to learn of his taken away.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, June 6th, 1913

Baby Leo Holland, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. William Holland, born November 15th, 1912, died June 1st, 1913

. The little one never was well since coming into this world, and after lingering a little while with loving parents, his spirit went to be with Jesus, leaving the father and mother heart broken. Baby Leo was buried beside his two baby relatives who had preceded him in infancy. The funeral services were conducted from the Methodist Episcopal church in Beach, Rev. F. W. Gress preaching the sermon, Tuesday afternoon, June 30, at 2 p.m. Members of the choir rendered tenderly three hymns, “My Heavenly Father Knows,” “Shall We Gather at The River,” and “Asleep in Jesus.”
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, June 6th, 1913

Obituary
Nevada Peterman was born near Crawfordsville, Ind., June 22, 1854. Departed this life at Carlyle, Mont., May 26, 1813. Had she lived until June 22, 1913, she would have been fifty-nine years old. September 5, 1880, she was united in marriage to Brily Douglas. To this union was born eight children, five boys and three girls, Howard, Weaver, Ottie, Grace the wife of B. C. Baldwin, Omer, Fred, Bernice and Ruby, three of which Weaver, Omer and Bernice preceded her to the life beyond in November 1880. At a meeting conducted by Rev. T. M. Hamilton at Mt. Zion church, Crawfordsville circuit, she gave her heart to God, and united with the United Brethren church, her life being spent in active church work. She experienced, believed in and taught experimental religion. For twenty-five years she has been teacher of the intermediate class in the Sunday school, being especially adapted for this work. At the time of her death she was the teacher of a fine class of boys and girls in the Carlyle Sunday school. This class bought a wreath of beautiful flowers and placed on her casket as a token of esteem in which they held their beloved teacher.
In March 1906, Brother Douglas with his family moved from Indiana to Custer county, Mont., where he had previously taken a homestead to build a new home in a new country. Being members of the church Sister Douglas insisted that they organize a Sunday school, which was done in May of that same year, in their shack with eight scholars.
The officials of the church, Dr. Whitney, secretary of the home mission board, and Bishop Weekly, were asked for help and they responded by sending a preacher. The Sunday school was moved to large rooms, then a school house was built and that was used. About this time the town of Carlyle started and Bishop Weekly came and organized a class of thirteen. The Sunday school at this time averaged fifty members. Then another preacher paid us a visit, revival meetings were held and the church membership was increased to fifty-nine. Sister Douglas worked faithfully all the time with the firm assurance that God would build up His church in this new country. In the year 1911 a beautiful church was built at Carlyle at a cost of $2,800 and a parsonage at a cost of $1,300. The annual conference was held in this church last fall, when Bishop Weekly dedicated it, fulfilling the hopes and expectations of this good sister. Other preachers came and other classes were organized, until at this time we have the Montana Mission district organized with over 200 members and six preachers, so that she lived to see and enjoy the fruits of her labor. Her husband was elected as lay delegate to represent this district at the general conference which convened at Decatur, Ill., May 8, 1913, but could not attend on account of the serious illness of his wife. The most beautiful scenes the writer ever looked upon was during the last two weeks of her illness. Her children all lived in the neighborhood and would gather at her home on evenings, and often she would have the family gather around her bed, kneel, and each offer prayer, at the close of which, with her countenance beaming with joy, she would talk to them of heaven, how it paid to be a christian and that in a short time they would be a united family where there would be no more good-byes. One of her family asked her what would be the first thing she would do when she entered heaven, and with a sweet smile on her face she said, “Oh, I will go straight to Jesus and there kneel at his feet and thank him for what he has done for me.” The end came on Monday evening, May 26, at 11:50. Besides her immediate family she leaves to mourn, two brothers, Wallace and Frank Peterman of Los Angeles, Cal. The funeral was held in the beautiful church at Carlyle, where she so much loved to worship, conducted by her pastor, Rev. C. E. Hogue, assisted by her former pastor, Rev. Hawley, and Rev. Whitaker of Beach U. B. church. Rev. Hogue was surely at his best and preached a solemn and impressive sermon from Rev. 14-13 to a church filled to its capacity with sympathizing friends and neighbors. Splendid music was also provided
At the close of the service the casket, covered with fragrant flowers was borne by loving hands to the beautiful cemetery just south of the church, lowered into a vault made of cement and brick, covered with earth, there to await the call on a glorious resurrection morn. So ended the mortal life and triumphant over death of a truly christian mother and a devoted loving companion.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, June 13th, 1913

June Nuptials
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On Wednesday afternoon, June 11th, at the Methodist parsonage occurred the marriage of Gagle R. Clark to Miss Grace I. Mogle. Rev. Gress performed the ceremony in the presence of Harry P. Clark and Leona H. Stoddard, who acted as best man and lady. The young couple are well known to the Beach people and need no introduction. They will make their future home at Melstone, Mont. The Advance joins with their many friends in extending congratulations and best wishes.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, June 13th, 1913

A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. George Burns, June 2.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, June 13th, 1913

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Summers announce the arrival of a daughter at their home on May 30.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, June 13th, 1913

A baby girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Blodgett last Monday, and Harrison has been busy passing around the cigars.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, June 13th, 1913

Raymond one of the twin boys born to Mr. and Mrs. James Fulton about the middle of April, died Thursday morning at 8 o’clock. Funeral will be held today from the house. Sympathy is extended to the bereaved parents.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, June 20th, 1913

A fine baby girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Thompson last Monday morning in consequence of which Albert wears a smile that won’t come off. Two boys had previously been born to them, and the wish that this child would be a girl was fulfilled. Congratulations are extended.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, June 27th, 1913

Busy Little Cupid
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Miss Viola Bloedel, of Janesville, Wis., came to Beach the first of the week, and Wednesday Rev. Syness read the service which made her the wife of L. R. Pire, linotype operator on the Chronicle. Mr. Pire, while he has been in Beach only a short time has become exceedingly popular, and The Advance joins with the host of friends of the happy couple in wishing them a long, prosperous and happy life.
Ole Satrum and Miss Eva Weil were united in marriage at the Lutheran church Wednesday.
Miss Ethel B. Morgan of Laural, Mont., and James Tomlinson of Holeigh, N.D. were a newly married couple, guests at the Callendar hotel Wednesday.
A marriage license was also issued to Wallace Bingham of Sentinel Butte, and Miss Eula V. Willis of Beach.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, June 27th, 1913

North Side Items - from our regular correspondent:
The friends of Mareus Thompson gave him a surprise Thursday night, it being his forty-ninth birthday. A good time is reported by all present.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, July 4th, 1913

Killed By Work Train
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Greek Laborer on Northern Pacific Trains Falls Between Cars and is Killed
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Last Saturday afternoon while a work train was stringing ties about a mile and a half west of this city, a Greek laborer was in the act of pushing ties off the rear end of the first car, when for some reason he fell between the cars and was ground to death. His right arm was crushed to a pulp, both legs were broken and internal injuries received which resulted in his death.
He was brought to Beach and prepared for burial by Undertaker Walker.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, July 4th, 1913

Rush To Close Month
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June Is Cupid’s Busy Month and a Little Extra Rush Was Made to Close
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The adage that June is the month of brides and roses seems to be living up to the record, judging by happy unions which have taken place in Beach within the past two weeks. Several nuptials were reported last week but in the endeavor to make a full report of the trail a few got by which are given to the public herewith.
On June 26th, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Lee the words were spoken at high noon which made W. G. Tyrell of Manhattan, Mont., and Miss Ester B. Margon of Midleson, N.D., man and wife. Rev. R. Whitaker performed the ceremony. On June 28th at the U. B. parsonage, also at high noon, Rev. Whitaker united in marriage C. E. Dryden and Miss Mary B. Capel, both of Stuart, N.D. Not long since we had the pleasure of meeting the groom and found him a very pleasing young man and The Advance extends to him and his life companion best wishes for the future. Just as the month was about to close, June 30th, at the home of the bride’s parents, Rev. Whitaker read the service which gave Miss Ida Livingston to a gentleman of like name from Detroit, Mich. From personal acquaintance with the young lady, who is charming, talented and accomplished, we can truly extend congratulations to the groom, and as we are confident the groom must measure up well the bride may as well be included. The happy couple will make the home at Detroit, Mich., and in leaving Beach will carry with them the best wishes for a happy and prosperous life, not alone in a financial way but in those things which make life really worth the living.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, July 4th, 1913

The body of the late Fred Blumsun was shipped to Minneapolis last Saturday and was accompanied by Mrs. Blumsun and Mr. Hoag.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, July 4th, 1913

Clinton Earl, four months old child of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Elletson died last Saturday in this city. The baby had never been well since birth and while his death was not entirely unexpected, yet sorrow fills the hearts of his bereaved parents, to whom is extended sincere sympathy.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, July 4th, 1913

Mrs. Mary Aarness passed away at the Beach hospital last week Thursday after a short illness, of gall stones. Funderal services were held Sunday and interment took place at the Beach cemetery.
The death of Mrs. Aarness contains several unusually sad features. Her home is at Chelsie, S.D., and some three weeks ago she came to Beach for a visit with her sister, Mrs. Ed. Perry. She had been ill before coming but had improved and came here for rest and change. When taken to the hospital here her illness was not considered serious. Her husband was notified but did not arrive until after she had passed away. His sister arrived Sunday and attended the funeral. Both returned to their home in South Dakota, Monday, and carried with them the sympathy of this community, which is also extended to Mrs. Perry in her sudden sorrow.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, July 11th, 1913

A fine baby girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Piesik on the national day of Independence this year, and Barney is now passing out the cigars to his many friends. Congratulations are extended.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, July 11th, 1913

Dr. and Mrs. L. G. Smith are receiving congratulations from their many friends because of the arrival at their home on Monday morning of a fine baby boy.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, July 18th, 1913

From our regular correspondent - Williams: Mr. and Mrs. Coleman are the happy parents over the arrival of a little daughter. Mother and child are doing nicely.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, July 18th, 1913

A fine baby girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Bieto on Tuesday.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, July 25th, 1913

Married But Didn’t Know It
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Rejoicing over her marriage, but bitterly disappointed because she did not know the ceremony was being performed, Miss Pearl Fleming of Bowman, North Dakota, found herself the wife of John Anderson. They came together to the office of the marriage license clerk for a license, and being informed that it was necessary to secure a physician’s certificate of good health, they were sent to be examined.
On their return they were so excited that they gave the license clerk the idea that they wanted the ceremony performed right away. He did so, and later learned that the marriage had been arranged for the following day, and that a big wedding had been planned. The couple thought they were going through a formula required in securing a license when, before they realized it, they were declared husband and wife.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, July 25th, 1913

Accidental Death
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John McClellan of Bismarck Meets Death in Beach Last Saturday Evening
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John McClellan of Bismarck was the victim of a peculiar accident in this city last Saturday, from the effects of which he died Tuesday morning at the Beach hospital. Young McClellan was on his way west overland with R. Broadway and son, and last Saturday the party camped just north of the track in this city. Saturday evening McClellan went up town and about 11:30 met William O’Conners at the Tri-State Implement building and entered into conversation. Mr. O’Conners was driving a team, one of which was a bronco in course of training, and McClellan wanted to trade horses. With the evident purpose of looking over the horse he stepped from the sidewalk, and taking hold of the hames (sic) on this animal gave them a shake, whereupon the animal went into the air, and lunging forward struck McClellan in such a way that he was thrown violently to the ground, striking the back of his head upon the edge of the cement sidewalk. Mr. O’Connors immediately drove to Lee & Rice’s drug store where he immediately notified Dr. Strough and then went to the injured boy. When he arrived he was still laying with his head on the edge of the sidewalk. A cot was immediately procured, and upon arrival of the doctor the boy was placed in the wagon and taken to the Beach hospital, where he died Tuesday morning at 7 o’clock.
Only once after being hurt did he regain consciousness. During Sunday night Robert Broadway was attending him, and on looking up from the book he was reading discovered that McClellan had taken the bandages from his head and was in the act of placing them upon the stand which stood near the bed. On being discovered McClellan looked up and said, “Hello Bob; how long are we going to stay here?” Broadway replied only a few days, and stated that during the operation of again placing the bandages on his head and administering medicine he talked rational, but then dozed off and did not again regain consciousness.
His parents were notified of the accident by telegram and his mother arrived Monday evening, his father not being able to get here until Wednesday morning. The funeral took place Wednesday afternoon, and interment was made in the Beach cemetery.
The boy’s father stated that on July 3 the boy told his mother that he was going to Mandan to look for work, since which time they had no knowledge of his whereabouts until the telegram was received. There was no particular reason for the boy leaving home other than that he felt as though he wanted to be at work, and that better wages could be secured further west.
It is indeed a sad blow to the bereaved parents, who have the sympathy of all in this great sorrow. John McClellan was 17 years of age.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, July 25th, 1913

Holstad - Swan
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A Pretty Home Wedding in Minneapolis Makes Our County Treasurer a Benedict
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The many friends of our able county treasurer, Arthur E. Swan, will be pleased to learn that on Saturday, June 21st, he was one of the principals in a very pretty wedding ceremony, at the home of the bride’s parents, 3020 Seventeenth avenue south, Minneapolis, Minn., which made Mr. Swan and Miss Ruth Holstad husband and wife. The home was prettily decorated for the occasion and the happy couple took their places to the inspiring strains of the Mendelsohn wedding march, when Rev. Peterson, of the Thirteen avenue Methodist Episcopal church performed the ceremony that made them one.
Mrs. Herman Abels presided at the piano and accompanied Miss Scheck in the solos, “Oh, Promise Me,” “Beloved, It is Morn,” and “Perfect Day.”
The young couple immediately went to Groveland, Lake Minnenetonka, where the groom had rented a cottage and where their honeymoon was spent. Mr. and Mrs. Swan arrived in Beach last Friday and immediately went to the farm of the groom south of town, where they will be at home to friends.
Mr. Swan needs no introduction to the people of Beach and vicinity, for since his residence here he has displayed those sterling qualities of worth and industry that have made him deservedly popular and because of which he has been placed in the responsible and honored position of treasurer of Golden Valley county. His friends are legion.
Mrs. Swan is a lady of rare musical talent and occupied a place of exceptional prominence in the best musical circles of Minneapolis. The press of that city are lavish with compliments of her recitals and honored her wedding announcement with a large photo engravure of herself, substantial evidence that in acquiring her as a resident here, Beach has gained that which Minneapolis regrets to lose.
The many friends of her husband unite in extending to her a hearty welcome to Beach and also extend best wishes for their future happiness and prosperity.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 1st, 1913

From the Republican - Sentinel Butte:
A little girl weighing eight pounds was born to Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Johnstone of Twin Butte on July 18th. The mother and child are doing nicely under the care of Mrs. Dailey.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 1st, 1913

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Egan left Monday for Ray, N.D., where they attended the wedding ceremony of James Burke and Miss Margaret Kane, which took place on Wednesday of this week.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 1st, 1913

The Fargo papers of last Friday gave an account of the drowning in the Red River of Oscar F. Anderson of Chrintine, a veterinary surgeon. Dr. Anderson was a resident of Beach for over a year and has quite an acquaintance in this territory.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 1st, 1913

Chrisinger - Smith
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Angus Smith Married at Black River Falls, Wis., to Miss Lavina Chrisinger
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The following account of the wedding of one of the popular young Golden Valley Farmers is taken from the Jackson county Journal of Black River Falls, Wis.: “Angus Smith, of Beach, N.D., and Miss Lavina Chrisinger were married at the Methodist parsonage in this city, last Wednesday afternoon, July 16th, Rev. Walter Trench Scott performing the ceremony. The wedding was attended by only a few of the immediate friends of the contracting parties. Miss Edna Chrisinger was the bridesmaid and Otto Erickson was best man. The happy couple went from here to Superior for a brief visit, after which they will go to the groom’s good farm a few miles from Beach, where a fine new home awaits them.
“The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Smith, former residents of this city and now of Beach. He has made good progress since he went west, a few years ago, and now he and his father are farming about 700 acres of the rich prairie country in the Golden Valley, the greater portion of which they own. He is an industrious and energetic young man. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Chrisinger, prominent residents of the town of Albion, and her life has been spent in this vicinity. She is in every way a worthy young lady, and she will make a capable helpmate for her progressive young husband. They have many friends who extend congratulations and best wishes.”
While the announcement of the marriage of Mr. Smith will be a surprise to many of his host of friends in Beach, yet the congratulations and best wishes for a full measure of happiness and prosperity of this life will be none the less sincere. And to his wife will also be extended a hearty welcome to her new home in the west. The happy couple arrived in Beach last Thursday evening, and went immediately to the home of the groom north of town.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 1st, 1913

Married At Ray
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James Burke of This City Takes a Life Pardner, Miss Margaret Kane of Ray
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- The first of the week James Burke of this city left for Ray, N.D., where on Wednesday he formed a new partnership for life, the new member of the firm being Miss Margaret Kane of Ray, the ceremony being performed in the Catholic Church of that place.
Mr. Burke is one of the popular young business men of Beach, where for several years he has been resident manager of the Burke Insurance-Loan Agency. By honest dealing and strict attention to business has made for himself a host of friends in the Golden Valley.
Miss Margaret Kane is a very accomplished young lady, and also has a large number of friends in Beach, having been one of the teachers in the Beach schools during the year of 1911-1912.
The happy couple will almost immediately return to Beach, but we understand will soon leave for Mr. Burke’s claim northwest of Glendive, Mont., where they expect to make their home.
To Mr. and Mrs. Burke is extended best wishes by their host of friends in this vicinity, in which The Advance most heartily joins.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 1st, 1913

A nice baby girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Lake, one of our prosperous farmers southwest of town, Wednesday of this week. George says he had picked out a name for a boy, but he guessed the girls were all right too.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 8th, 1913

Obituary
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Martha Agatha Telford was born October 13, 1878, two miles north of the village of Byron, Olmsted county, Minnesota, on the farm her father homesteaded in 1856. Here she spent her childhood days with her father, mother sisters and brother. Years passed on, and as an unbroken family they lived, with the exception of the death of an infant brother, until the winter of 1903, when the mother answered the call of the Master, and was soon followed by the father and only brother, Francis.
Three years ago she moved to Beach, N.D., with her sisters, where she made her home until her death, which occurred July 31, 1918. Her last illness began about a year ago from which she never recovered.
Early in life she surrendered her life to her Savior, and was baptized into the Baptist church of Byron, remaining a faithful christian until her death. This faith was her great comfort during her sickness. The friends who visited her frequently during those last days afterwards remarked, “What a lesson of trust and faith we have learned from her.”
A few weeks before her death she talked with her sisters about different passages of scripture that had been a source of consolation to her during the time when sorrows of sickness and death had entered the home, and at that time expressed a desire that this text should be used as a message to the people at the services before she should be laid at rest. “For here we have no continuing city, but seek one to come.” Heb. 13-14
A service was held at the house conducted by Rev. Pollard of Sentinel Butte, and Rev. Valiant of Waterloo, Ia., after which the remains, accompanied by her two sisters, Mrs. Mary Roble and Mrs. Theodosia Castner, were taken to Byron, Minn., for burial. Funeral services were held at the Byron Baptist church Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock, conducted by Rev. Gambol of the Baptist church of Rochester, Minn., assisted by Rev. Hickman of the M. E. church of Byron.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 8th, 1913

Kane - Burke Nuptials
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The marriage of Miss Margaret Ellen Kane of this city and James Gibbons Burke of Beach, N.D., was solemnized at St. Michael’s church on Wednesday morning, Rev. O. H. Mullin performing the ceremony, which was beautiful and impressive. The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Mary Kane. The bridesmaid was charmingly attired in maize colored, brocaded satin, draped with cream marquisette. Mr. John Burke of Stillwater, Minn., brother of the groom, was best man.
The bride’s gown was a beautiful white embroidered crepe trimmed in Irish crochet and shadow lace with pearl garniture. The veil made in the south of Ireland at the ancestral home of the bride’s father, was of Carrick-ma-cross lace, and was fastened with a single pearl, the gift of the bridesmaid. The ring used in the marriage service was made from the wedding ring of the bride’s mother Mary Genevieve Scott, the four-year old cousin of the bride, made a sweet little flower girl, scattering blossoms in the pathway of the bridal couple. The nuptial music included solos by Mrs. J. Earl Barrington, Dr. W. B. Scott and Miss McDonald who also presided at the organ. After the ceremony a wedding breakfast was given by Miss Jane Kane to the immediate friends in the dinning room of the Hotel Smith, which was artistically decorated with cut flowers and ferns. Misses Delia and Alice Gerrity and Miss Anna Redmann assisted in serving.
The out of town guests included Mr. and Mrs. John Burke of Stillwater, Minn., father and mother of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Egan and Mr. Glen Wallace of Beach, N.D., Mr. and Mrs. D. F. King of Trenton, N.D., and Miss Clara McDonald of Williston.
The bride is well and favorably known in Ray, being the daughter of the late Owen Kane. The groom is a prosperous young business man of Beach. The bridal couple departed in an auto wonderfully decorated by the wedding guests, to catch No. 2 at Stanley. - Ray Pioneer
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 8th, 1913

May Have Been Slain
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Suspicious Circumstances About The Death of L. J. Ferney Being Investigated
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A special from Tower, Minn., in the Minneapolis Journal of August 1, has the following report of the death of L. J. Ferney:
“L. J. Ferney, who was reported as having perished in the burning of his tent on Watson’s Point, a summer resort on Lake Vermillion, is now believed to have been murdered for his money. A suspect named Homes Maccur, is under arrest here and Deputy Corner Burns is holding an inquest.”
This seems to be all that can be learned about the sudden taking away of Mr. Ferney. He was in Beach during the last term of court, but went east about the time court adjourned.
Mr. Ferney came to the Golden Valley about six years ago and took up a claim near Alpha, where he lived until about a year ago, and which he still owns. During his residence in the Valley he appeared to be a peaceable sort of a fellow and was well liked by his neighbors so far as we have been able to learn. It hardly seems possible that he was burned sufficiently in the fire of his tent to have caused death.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 8th, 1913

Killed In A Collision
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Belfield Rancher Is Killed In Railroad Collision in Yards at Dickinson
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C. C. Creswell, a rancher from Belfield, 30 miles from Dickinson, was instantly killed in the railroad yards here. Creswell and John Elliott, also of Belfield, had two cars of stock attached to a stock train, which had headed out on the main line when it was struck by a special train. A fire started among the wrecked cars and Creswell‘s remains were badly charred. The Dickinson fire department, however, quickly extinguished the flames. Creswell’s body was taken in charge by the coroner, and his relatives at Belfield were notified by Elliott. - Bismarck Tribune.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 15th, 1913

Old Settler Gone
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The many friends of A. G. Collis of Medora, will be pained to learn that he died at Rochester, Minn., last week Thursday where he underwent an operation for appendicitis and gall stones. He leaves a wife and two children to mourn his untimely death. Mr. Collis is one of the old residents of the state and for over twenty years he has been engaged in the ranching business in Billings county. He has served as commissioner of that county and has a large circle of acquaintances in this part of the state who extend to his wife and children sincere sympathy.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 15th, 1913

A Thought of Consolation
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God in His infinite wisdom speaks to man in various ways, manifests His manifold mercy and compassion to all, and sometimes calls us to a closer walk with Christ and to a large spiritual service by impressing us with the uncertainty of life. This lesson was given us last Sunday when we learned of the death of Stanley Monroe Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Johnson, who was born May 8, 1913. The child did not have normal health, yet we had hopes to believe it would live. The child became very much worse Sunday afternoon and passed away about 7:15 p.m. This news caused us deep regret and sorrow, and drew forth our prayers and our most tender feelings of sympathy for the parents and friends. We do not understand, but we know God understands, for He is too wise to make mistakes, and too good to be unkind, a truth we will discover when the clouds have passed away, and we see with a heavenly vision. Then the sunlight of glory shall rise upon the soul of eternity, and we will learn that the little ones are the diamonds with which God adorns heaven: that as flowers are cultivated for their exquisite beauty and fragrance, and are bathed by God with soft sunshine that they may burst into blossom only to remain a little while to gladden our hearts, so children are given to brighten the home, and like the flowers they often die, some in sweet bud, some in fuller blossom, but never too early to make heaven fairer and sweeter with the immortal bloom. We suffer a temporary loss, yet we are enriched, for “Where our treasure is there will our heart be also. Enriched because the spirit of the departed remains with us and we are drawn nearer to the Christ whose mission is “to heal the broken hearted and to comfort all that mourn.” The word comfort means “made strong together.” The sorrow is not altogether taken away, but it is transformed and transfigured by the help of Christ our fellow sufferer and sympathizer. We receive courage and hope from the thought that the Comforter who makes us strong will abide with us forever, will uphold us with the right hand of His righteousness, and give us joy for sadness. Thus through sorrow we learn for fully to know our Savior, and are enabled to have the same faith as the poet when he says: Why do we mourn for dying friends Or shake at death’s alarm? This but the voice that Jesus sends To call them to His arms. Rev. J. R. Smith
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 15th, 1913

The three month’s old baby boy of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Johnson passed away Sunday evening. The child has not been well since birth, but everything known to human skill was tried in order to get it on the road to health without avail. It seemed to be impossible to get food that would agree with it. The funeral services were held Tuesday morning from the Congregational church. This is the second child Mr. and Mrs. Johnson have lost and their load of sorrow is indeed heavy. They have the sincere sympathy of the community in their sorrow.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 22nd, 1913

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kanouse of Yates suffered the loss of their baby the first of the week. The family recently came to Yates from South Dakota and Mr. Kanouse had accepted a position in the Alguire elevator. The baby was sick only a very short time. Their little daughter is now very sick at the Beach hospital.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 22nd, 1913

Mrs. C. J. Raw, who is visiting with relatives at Dodgeville, Wis., sent word to her husband, Tuesday of the death of his sister’s husband.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 22nd, 1913

The first born arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Harth last week Thursday in the shape of a fine baby girl. All doing nicely.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 22nd, 1913

The death of Jerry Goldberry of Nichols post office, Billings county, has been reported. As we learned the fact he came west for the benefit of his health being sick at the time, and decided to visit relatives at the above place. The change, however, did not prove beneficial and he grew gradually worse until the end.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 22nd, 1913

Mrs. F. E. Heath and Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Arnold and daughter Cecil attended the funeral of Mr. and Mrs. Hart at Medora, Wednesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. John Keohane went to both Medora and Dickinson.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 22nd, 1913

Otto Brown and Miss Anna Simmons, both of Trotters, were married by Judge Jefferson in this city on Monday of this week. It is said that the Judge is becoming quite proficient in trying nuptials knots.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 22nd, 1913

Mrs. O. C. Attleweed, Miss Fun, Miss Ella Caldwell and Price Arnold were among those from Beach who attended the funeral of Mr. and Mrs. Hart at Medora, Wednesday.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 22nd, 1913

Born to Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Hughes of this city, Friday August 15, a boy. All doing nicely.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 22nd, 1913

Drowned In The Beaver
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Roy Brown Was Frightened While Making the Crossing and Jumped to His Death
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Recent heavy rains, a swollen stream and an attempted crossing of the Beaver, tells the story of another death.
Roy Brown of Savage, Mont., in company with a friend, were on their way from the formers homestead to Bert Brown’s farm north of town Tuesday, and at about 11:30 attempted to cross the Beaver creek at what is known as the Shibley crossing. The stream was high and swift from recent rains, and when the horses and buggy struck the current Mr. Brown became frightened, threw the lines and jumped into the stream, believing he could make the shore, but the swift current proved too much for him and he was drowned. His companion stuck to the rig and was finally brought to shore by the team. He immediately gave the alarm and a searching party was organized to recover the body. Tuesday afternoon and night were spent in the search without avail.
Roy Brown came to Beach about three years ago, and two years ago took up a homestead near Savage, Mont., where he has since lived. In September 1911 he was married to Miss Edith Heinze of Rushford, Minn. He was 23 years of age in July last. Besides his wife he has four brothers north of town, Bert, Hiram, Arthur and Ben, and a sister, Mrs. Frank Holmberg. His sudden and untimely demise is a severe blow to his wife and relatives, and to them is extended the sympathy of the entire community in their deep sorrow.
The body was recovered Wednesday, and funeral services will be held today, full arrangements not having been made at time we go to press.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 22nd, 1913

A Double Drowning In David Creek Sunday Evening
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Stream Swollen on Account of Heavy Rains and Current Increased to Velocity of a Torrent
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The citizens of Beach were horrified Monday morning when they heard the report that Mr. and Mrs. Leo Hart were drowned in Davis creek Sunday evening, but the news proved to be the truth.
Sunday afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Hart, in company with Mr. and Mrs. Victor Phersson of Medora, started to drive out to the farm of J. A. McGregor, father of Mrs. Hart, and when about twelve miles south of Medora attempted to cross Davis creek. The creek was running bank full on account of the recent heavy rains, but as this was an occasional place of crossing and a good . . . .m, Mr. Hart evidently anticipated no danger and drove into the stream. As soon as the horses struck the current they were swept off their feet, the buggy overturned and its occupants thrown into the water. Mr. Phersson succeeded in making the bank and immediately sought to render such assistance as was in his power, but no trace of the others could be found. A bend in the creek just below the crossing forms a horse shoe, and when he sighted the team it had made the entire circuit of the horse shoe, which shows the velocity of the current. As Mrs. Phersson started down stream she was thrown close enough to the shore so that her feet caught in some brush on the bank and held here and she had presence of mind enough to realize that if she could get hold of this bush she could save herself, which she finally succeeded in doing. As soon as she got out of the water she immediately went to the nearest house and telephoned Medora for help, while her husband searched the stream for any sight of Mr. and Mrs. Hart.
When help arrived search was begun for the bodies, but not until about 4 o’clock Monday morning was either found. Mr. Hart was discovered about the time some 200 feet below where they had attempted to make the crossing, and his wife was found some three hours later.
Mr. Hart came to this part of the country some four or five years ago, and since the opening of the Stockmen’s State Bank at Medora has occupied the position of assistant cashier. Some six months ago he married Miss Ruth McGregor of Medora, a young lady who numbers her friends by the number of her acquaintances, and together they started out on the journey of life under very bright and happy prospects. Both were loved and respected by all who knew them, and their untimely demise will be greatly mourned.
Funeral services were held at the residence in Medora on Wednesday afternoon, and were largely attended. Rev. Orchard of Dickinson conducted the service. Mr. Hart was a member of the Elk’s lodge of Dickinson, and that society was well represented at the service, as was also the Eastern Star lodge of Dickinson, of which Mrs. Hart was a member. The especially large and exquisite collection of floral tributes fairly banked the caskets, and attests the popularity of the young couple. The remains were shipped to Dickinson Thursday, where they will be interred, the Elks taking charge of the services at the grave of Mr. Hart, and the Eastern Star holding their solemn and impressive rites at the grave of their departed sister.
To Mr. and Mrs. J. A. McGregor, who are so well known in the community among the older settlers, as well as to Mr. and Mrs. Hart, is extended the sincere sympathy of the entire community.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 29th, 1913

An Announcement Party
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Mrs. Henry Walters Give Party In Honor of Her Daughter
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The handsome new home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Walters was the scene of a very pretty and unique party last Saturday afternoon. It was given by Mrs. Walters in honor of her daughter Grace, whose marriage was announced to take place the last of October. The color scheme was red and white, red hearts and cupids, with red sweet peas and nasturtiums giving a most pleasing effect in the late afternoon light. The draperies were decorated with huge paper hearts intertwined, and the tables were bright with red heart dollies and the red cupid place cards. Flowers were massed on the piano, between the colonnades and formed the center piece for each table. The dome over the bride’s table was decorated with a large red bell, the drop being a heart.
The three course supper was served at the usual hour and was exceedingly delectable in more than one way as the prevailing colors had been carried out most cleverly in the arrangements of the vands. The announcement of the coming nuptials was given in a verse which was rolled up in the little red trimmed surprise packages laid on the desert plate.
Covers were laid for thirty. The out of town guests at the party were as follows: Mrs. Lytle of Chippewa Falls, Wis., Mrs. Aman of Rawlins, Wyoming, Miss Margaret McCoy of Guthrie, Okla., and Mrs. Johnson of Osage, Ia., the mother and guest of Mrs. Hudson.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 29th, 1913

On another page of this paper is an account of the announcement of Miss Grace Walters to Mr. Floyd B. Reinking of Kalispell, Mont. Miss Grace is the daughter of our genial and well known councilman and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Walters, and though her residence in Beach has been intermittent, she has formed many friendships, and is a popular figure in the society set of our town. Mr. Reinking is a Montana man and a well known lawyer in Kalispell, a partner in the law firm of Rhoades & Reinking. He also holds the position of administrator, and is well known in political circles, especially on account of his gift of public speaking. We feel the future of this popular young couple to be a bright one, and we extend to both the cordial good wishes of the community.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 29th, 1913

McCray - Munhall
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Captain T. T. Munhall and Mrs. Ella McCray were quietly married last week Wednesday at Carlyle, Rev. Hogue speaking the words that made them one.
Captain Munhall came to the Golden Valley from Crawfordsville, Ind., about six years ago, took a homestead and bought land adjoining south of Carlyle, Mont., since which time he has made it his home with the exception of the winter months, which has usually been spent with his daughter at Crawfordsville. During his residence here he has made many acquaintances and warm friends by his genial disposition and happy traits of character. Besides the management of his farm he has conducted a real estate and loan business.
Mrs. E. McCray came to the Valley something like three years ago and purchased land thirteen miles southwest of Beach, which she has personally superintended, and which place she has made her home. She is a bright, capable woman, and has made a host of friends among her acquaintances here. The best wishes of their many friends is extended to Captain and Mrs. Munhall.
For the present the will make their home on the land owned by Mrs. Munhall.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 29th, 1913

Obituary
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Roy N. Brown was born in Winona County, Minn. July 30th, 1890. He grew to manhood at the place of his birth, and in the fall of 1910 he came to N. Dak. Some time later he filed on a homestead near the Blue Mountains. On September 13th, 1911, he married Miss Edith Henzy of Rushford, Minn., and immediately the newly wedded couple came out to N. Dak. and started housekeeping on the homestead. Roy was getting along nicely in his work, and things were running smoothly, and the future looked bright. But as often happens the unexpected occurred. He with a neighbor tried to ford the Beaver, swollen during the previous night by heavy rains last Tuesday morning. They had miscalculated the danger of the flood waters, and when they got into midstream the buggy began to go with the stream, and the men leaped for their lives. Roy’s neighbor succeeded in keeping hold of the carriage, and the horses got safely to shore, but Roy lost his life in his endeavor to swim to shore. He leaves an aged father, five brothers, and one sister besides many friends and hardest of all a young and loving wife, a widow to mourn their loss. The sympathy of friends is extended to the sorrowing ones. Funeral services were held at his brother’s house, Bert Brown, where a large number of people had gathered at 10 A.M. Friday the 22, and at the M. E. Church in Beach at 2:00 P.M. the same day. Rev. F. W. Gress, the pastor of the church preached the sermon, and interment was made in the Beach cemetery.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, August 29th, 1913

Little Roy O’Bryan, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee O’Bryan, died Thursday, Aug. 21, of cholera infant, after an illness of only six days. A short service was conducted by Rev. Gress at the morgue, Friday afternoon, in the presence of a few of the friends, interment being made in the Beach cemetery.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, September 3rd, 1913

Roy Walker returned to Beach last Sunday morning from Dogden, N.D., where he had been called by the illness and death of his brother Harvey. The many friends of Mr. Walker in Beach extend to him sincere sympathy in his hour of bereavement.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, September 3rd, 1913

Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Haijsman were called to Miles City, Monday, by the sudden death of Mrs. Haijsman’s brother, Emil Linhard, which took place Saturday. No particulars were obtainable at the time they went away.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, September 3rd, 1913

Following are a number of births which have not received the proper amount of public mention, owing to the recent rush of other business in this office: Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Clark, who live on the Snow farm north of town, a boy, August 15, Mr. and Mrs. Menahan, a boy, August 22, Mr. and Mrs. A. H. and Mrs. August Juhnke, a boy, August 17, Mr. and Mrs. Wicka who live a mile west of the state line, a boy, August 25, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Thompson, a boy, August 30.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, September 12th, 1913

Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Gallagher had a little lady stranger appear at their home last Sunday, and the expression on Mr. Gallgher’s face when he came down town later in the day, evidenced the pleasure its coming was to at least one member of the household. Mother and child are doing well and congratulations are extended.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, September 12th, 1913

A Romantic Wedding
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Fargo Forum: A somewhat romantic marriage was performed at Dickinson on Thursday morning at one 1 a.m., when W. S. Spike and Violet L. Terrell of Wibaux, Mont., were united in marriage by the Rev. John Orchard. The contracting parties desired to escape from too much attention so left Wibaux on No. 6 and they wished to be married and leave Dickinson on No. 4 and did not arrive in Dickinson until 1 a.m., hence the clergyman met them at the train and tied the knot at the early hour. Mr. Spike is the local agent of the Northern Pacific railway at Wibaux, and after a trip to the cities of Winnipeg and St. Paul the couple will return west, and take up their duties again.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, September 12th, 1913

Married
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On September 8th at the office of the county judge, Rev. F. W. Gress united in the bonds of holy wedlock Robert Speer and Miss Margaret Murray both of Glendive, Mont. The ceremony was performed in the presence of two witnesses, and after congratulations were extended, the happy couple left for Glendive. Mr. and Mrs. Speer expect to make their future home in the country some miles northwest of Glendive where Mr. Speer has a farm.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, September 19th, 1913

Died at Bowbells
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Fred Andrews, one of the most prominent attorneys in this state, passed away this afternoon, at 11 o’clock, the cause of death being diabetes. Mr. Andrews had been in failing health for several months, but it was not supposed his case was so serious until a few days ago. His death is a distinct shock to many over the entire state. Deceased is a brother of Ray Andrews, attorney at Beach. The funeral will be held in Bowbells Wednesday, at 2 o’clock. - Bismarck Tribune R. M. Andrews left Beach Monday evening for Bowbells and carries with him the sympathy of his many friends here.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, September 19th, 1913

M. P. Griffith of the Lame Steer territory, received a telegram Saturday evening announcing the death of his mother and on Monday evening received a second telegram which announced that his father was dangerously ill. He left on the Monday evening train for their home in Iowa. It is hope that he will find his father’s condition much improved when he arrives.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, September 19th, 1913

A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Egan on Thursday evening, but lived only a few hours. This was their only child and they have the heart felt sympathy of their many friends.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, September 19th, 1913

Clyde Sylvester, son of Mr. Peter Weinreis of Burkey, passed away Sunday afternoon September 14, at the Beach hospital. The funeral was held Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock, Rev. Smith of the Congregational church preaching the sermon. The little fellow has been a sufferer for a long time. Sympathy of their many friends is extended the parents and relatives.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, September 19th, 1913

Baby Dawson J. Snow
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Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Snow was born at Beach, N.D., January 17, 1912, and died September 13, 1913. A week before his demise, the baby became sick with cholera infant. A physician was called and after consultations it was decided to bring the child to the hospital where the best care and nursing could be given. All this however proved without avail, and after much suffering the spirit, released from the little boy of clay, took his flight to the God who created him, and redeemed him. The one supreme comfort to the parents in their hour of sorrow is that he is safe with Jesus in that better world. The funeral services were conducted at the M. E. Church, Rev. F. W. Gress, the pastor preaching the sermon. Interment was made in the Beach cemetery. The sympathy of the friends and neighbors is extended to this sorrowing parents.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, September 19th, 1913

In The Last, Long Sleep
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William T. Gregory Passed Peacefully Away Last Sunday Morning of Heart Failure
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The numerous friends and acquaintances of William Gregory in this city were surprised last Sunday to learn that the old gentleman had died that morning at his residence on the north side.
Mr. Gregory was always an early riser and Sunday morning he got up as usual, fed his chickens and attended to his other chores, ate his breakfast and apparently situated himself comfortably to read the papers, for when he was discovered he was dead, but seated in a chair with his feet on the edge of the table. Heart failure was the cause.
Mr. Gregory was about 75 years of age. He came to the Golden Valley four or five years ago and purchased a farm north of town, which he later sold. He then took a homestead in the neighborhood of Edgehill, Mont., but we are informed had not made final proof. He was a veteran of the civil war and the veterans had charge of the funeral, which was held from the Methodist church on Wednesday, Rev. Gress preaching the sermon.
His son, L. W. Gregory of Hurson, S.D., was notified of his father’s death and came at once to Beach. Whether he had other relatives in this part of the country we did not learn.
Mr. Gregory was a very pleasant old gentleman and we have enjoyed many an hour in his company. May his ashes rest in peace.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, September 26th, 1913

Reta, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Lane of Beach, died Tuesday morning of cholera infant. The little one was ill but a few days. Funeral services were held at the home Wednesday, Rev. Gress preaching the sermon in the presence of a few sympathizing friends and neighbors. Interment was made in the Beach cemetery.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, October 3rd, 1913

Two Accidental Deaths In a Single Day
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The Grey Hound of the Rails Horrible Mutilates the Body of a Man on The Track
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The Gas Tractor Crushes Life From a Man Beneath Its Wheels On a Grain Train
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Tuesday morning the report was circulated in this city that a man had been killed by the train just west of the state line and a representative of this paper went to the scene and found that such had been the case.
The horribly mutilated body of a man was found upon the track and evidence of his death was scattered for a distance of perhaps three hundred feet. No. 4 was very probably the train that caused death, as evidence pointed to the fact that it was an east bound train.
Starting from the extreme western point of the accident was found a small lock of hair and a portion of the man’s brain close to the north rail, while approximately six to eight feet further east was evidence that the entire top of his head had been cut off and the balance of his brain left. From this point to a point about 300 feet east was strewn portions of his body and clothing, while at the most distant point east was left the remains of the trunk of the body upon the inside of the track, while just on the north side of the rail was the remaining portion of the head and one arm. The body was literally but to pieces.
After considerable inquiry it seemed to be established as a reasonable certainty that the man was known in Beach as Jimmie O’Keefe and, in company with John Lane, had started for Yates the night before in an intoxicated condition. The story as was told by Mr. Lane is as follows, and was told to Wm. Orr and J. J. Greiner, who went to the scene of the accident Tuesday morning and discovered Lane in a field just north of the track. He said: “Jimmie and I were together last night and he suggested that we go to Yates and we started up the railroad track; I told him we had better take the road as we night be killed on the track, to which he replied that he didn’t care, he was going up the track. After we had passed the state line I saw a train coming and got off the tracks and supposed he had done the same on the opposite side of the train. That was the last I saw of Jimmie, but supposed he went on to Yates. I was cold and went out into the field and built a fire and have stayed there during the night.” When told that his partner had been killed he was very much surprised and went with the others to where the remains were on the track.
He admitted that both were under the influence of liquor and had left Beach early in the evening. As they were only one-half mile west of the state line at the time of the accident, either considerable time had elapsed that is unaccounted for in Mr. Lane’s story, or his partner was not killed by No. 4. It hardly looks reasonable that the body would have been distributed the way it was if a fast moving train had collided with a man walking up the track. It seems more reasonable that O’Keefe was not killed by the train Lane claims to have seen, but that he went on to Yates and attempted to steal a ride back to Beach on No. 4, while Lane went to the field and started his fire and very probably slept off a portion of his stupor. At the request of the commissioners of Dawson county, R. E. Walker, undertaker for Overstad & Hoverson, went to the place of the accident and took charge of the remains, of which the Dawson county commissioners will make final disposal. Little is known about O’Keefe in Beach although he is reported to have been a visitor here at different times for over a year. The day before his death he hired out to J. H. Wall to wash dishes for him and left a small bundle in his place of business.
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The Gas Tractor Accident
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Earl Sprague, accompanied by an engineer whom his father had hired Tuesday afternoon, started about 5 o’clock for the farm with the gas tractor and a train of empty tanks. In order that no time be consumed while not in motion, a lunch had been placed in one of the grain tanks and the headlight on engine lighted, but turned low, as it was then light. After getting onto the straight road Sprague went back to the tank and ate his lunch and returning to the engine said he would run while the engineer got his. He left the cab and Sprague did not see him again until looking down he saw the body of a man thrown out from beneath the drive wheel of the engine. Sometime after the man had left the cab Earl noticed that the lights were considerably brighter and almost immediately felt a sensation as though the engine was passing over a soft place in the road. Involuntarily he looked down and discovered the man coming from beneath the wheel.
It is supposed that the engineer went to the front of the engine for the purpose of turning up the lights and in some manner was caught beneath the wheels. Sprague says that no outcry was made so far as he knows. He immediately stopped the engine and pulled the man out from beneath the wheels and poured water in his face to revive him not knowing how seriously he was hurt. On regaining consciousness the man asked for water and followed it with the inquiry, “Am I going to live?” He was made as comfortable as possible and Sprague went immediately for help. He secured A. P. Kukowski, who was threshing in an adjacent field, and his auto and made the start back to town, but the auto broke down and it became necessary to transfer the man to a passing hay rack, during which operation he passed away.
The remains were brought to Beach and placed in charge of Coroner Walker, and while at the morgue an examination was made by Dr. Smith. He says the body gave evidence of something very heavy having passed over it, but that no bones were broken except a small bone in the left arm. He stated that death was due to shock and internal injury. A cut on the lip on the left side of the face and spike marks on the lower parts of his limbs were about the only external appearances of violence upon the body.
Examination of his personal effects disclosed a memorandum book in which his name was given as Fred Anderson and gave as his permanent address, Brooklyn. In another place, was written: “In case of accident notify Kai Anderson, 158 East 60th Street, Long Island, city,” the word city evidently meaning New York. In still another place was written “Christ Anderson, father, Copenhagen,” while in other places were the names of cities which it is supposed he had visited and people by whom he had been employed.
He was a native of Denmark, perhaps 22 or 23 years of age, but his appearance would indicate that he was not a tramp in any respect. During the day he had started a letter to his mother, but it was not finished.
W. A. Sprague sent telegrams to the address of relatives given in the book and awaiting a reply the body will remain in the hands of the coroner. No one will ever find out just how this accident happened. If, as is supposed, Anderson went to burn up the lights on the engine, it is one of those things which might be done a countless number of times without an accident happening as a result, and just what caused him to fall beneath the wheels will remain a mystery.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, October 10th, 1913

The funeral of Fred Anderson, the young man who met death last week under the wheels of a gas tractor, was held on Wednesday afternoon of this week from the Lutheran church. A telegram from his relatives in New York requested that the young man be given a christian burial and a lot purchased in the cemetery for him, but that, owing to the great distance, it would be impossible for them to come to Beach.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, October 10th, 1913

Mr. and Mrs. William Uehlman are the parents of a very nice little boy which arrived at their home last week Wednesday.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, October 10th, 1913

Obituary
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Mrs. George Gordon passed away at Dickinson last Friday, October 3, after having been operated upon for stoppage of the bowels. Everything was done for her that was possible, but her weakened condition proved unable to stand the shock, although she rallied after the operation and seemed to be getting along nicely. She came to Beach with her husband and family several years ago and might be termed as among the early settlers north of this city, where they located on a farm.
Mary V. Wilson was born in Stacyville, Iowa, February 8, 1867, and was therefore 46 years of age at the time of death. She was untied in marriage to George Gordon on October 1, 1890, at the same place. She was converted and united with the Baptist church in her early womanhood and about two years ago was greatly blessed of God in a series of revival meetings held at Bonnie View. She was wholly sanctified at that time and united with the Methodist Episcopal church of this city. She led an exemplary life and in the triumph of christian faith passed to her reward last Friday.
She leaves behind to mourn their loss, her aged father, A. Wilson, two sons, Irwin, aged 22, and Sidney, aged 12, one brother, Frank Wilson of Austin, Minn., and one sister, Mrs. B. F. Woolworth of Beach, besides many sorrowing friends and neighbors. Her mother preceded her only two weeks to the great beyond. Our sister’s translation will be deeply felt, but our sorrow is not as theirs who sorrow without hope.
Her body was brought to the home of her nephew, Herbert G. Delany, in Beach last Friday and at 1:45 p.m. Sunday afternoon, October 5, a song was sung and a prayer offered, after which the body was taken to the Methodist Episcopal church where Rev. F. W. Gress, her pastor, preached from I Cor. 12:12, and Rom. 8:28, to a large congregation. Interment was made in the Beach cemetery.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, October 17th, 1913

The eighteen month old baby of Mr. and Mrs. O. R. Hughes was buried in Beach yesterday, services being held at the M. E. church.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, October 17th, 1913

A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Drettin on Monday, October 14.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, October 24th, 1913

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Reinking who were in Beach to witness the marriage of their son, Floyd to Miss Grace Walters, have returned to this home in Whitefish, Montana.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, October 24th, 1913

Harvey Walters, who came to Beach to be present at the wedding of his sister, returns to Champaign, Ill., where he is attending the university.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, October 24th, 1913

Walters-Reinking Nuptials Celebrated
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A Popular Beach Young Lady Married To Young Lawyer of Kalispell, Montana
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A wedding of much local interest occurred Tuesday evening at 6 o’clock, at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Walters, when their only daughter, Grace became the bride of Mr. Floyd Reinking, of Kalispell, Mont.
The color scheme used in the house decorations was yellow and white, and was most effective with the dark woodwork. The hall, living room and dining room are connected by pillars, which were wound with ropes of green smilax and yellow ribands. Over each opening were long festoons, caught up with bunches of chrysanthemums, and the windows were covered with curtain draperies of green and yellow streamers. The stairway was banked in green vines with yellow streamers, and a green trellis extended to the ceiling. The lights were covered with chrysanthemum calyxes and cut flowers in the prevailing colors covered the tables and piano.
The bower, which was entirely green and white, was placed in the farthest corner of the living room, opposite the dining room and hall. The interior of the bower was made of long, green ribands caught together with white bow knots of carnations and ferns, simulating draperies. The background was covered with ferns and white flowers and plants were massed at the base. The front curtains were formed of ropes of smilax and white streamers studded with flowers. Suspended above the opening was a lover’s knot of ferns and white carnations. The first chords of “O Promise Me,” which was sung by Mrs. O. R. Niece preceding the ceremony, sounded just as the clock struck six. This was followed immediately by Mendelssohn’s Wedding March, played by Miss Marion Kucheman. At this signal Dr. Mitchell took his place under the bower and the groom, attended by the groomsman, Harvey Walters, only brother of the bride, came forward. Little Margaret Lovell and John Keohane, quite winsome in all white, formed the pathway from the staircase to the altar with white ribbons. The bridal party then descended, the flower girls, a dainty blonde and a brunette, entering first, carrying French baskets of yellow roses. These were the little Misses Sunders and Keohane. Following them was the tiny ring bearer, Bruce Lovell, a perfect Lord Fauntleroy in his black velvet suit with lace collar and cuffs. He carried on large, yellow rose bud and carefully guarded his golden charge.
The maid of honor and only attendant of the bride, graceful and charming in a yellow satin trained gown, carrying a large bouquet of yellow roses, preceded the bride, who entered on her father’s arm. The bride’s gown was cut with a long train and was made of white satin charmeuse and was trimmed with princess lace and orange blossoms. She carried a shower bouquet of white rose buds and white sweat peas. Her long veil formed a lacy frill about her face and was caught in at the back with tiny sprays of orange blossoms. The only jewels she wore was the gift from the groom, a gold filigree pendant, studded with pearls and diamonds.
The ring ceremony was used and while shorter than the more formal church ceremony, was one of beautiful solemnity and sacredness. The Lord’s Prayer, in which the guests joined, was spoken to the soft accompaniment of MacDowell’s, “To a Wild Rose.” The bride and groom, together with the parents of both then formed a receiving line in front of the bower.
Following the congratulations Miss Mate May Reinking, the maid of honor and only sister of the groom, sang very sweetly, “Bonds My Dearest Dear,” and the page’s song from Meyer Beer’s “Les Hugenots.”
The wedding supper was then served, the bridal party with the parents of the bride and groom being placed at one large table in the dining room and the guests at smaller tables in the adjoining room. Dr. Foster, with his violin, and Mrs. Alton, at the piano, played selections during the supper, which was served in four courses. Fifty guests were given places at the tables, which were decorated with floral center pieces made of yellow and white roses, and at each place a tiny basket made of yellow rose petals held the bride’s cake. The color scheme was carried out in every course in some attractive and novel manner.
Many complimentary remarks were made on the dark beauty of the bride and the fine manly appearance of the groom.
The mother of the groom was becomingly gowned in a silver gray charmeuse with pearl trimming, and the groom’s mother in black satin.
The bride’s gift to the maid of honor was gold ear drops, and the groom’s gift to the groomsman was a gold signet ring.
Many lovely gifts in silver, china and crystal were received. One very handsome gift was a tea set done in violet, which was presented to the bride by a club of ladies in Beach.
The bride and groom left on the 8:50 train for Spokane where they will spend their honeymoon, being at home in Kalispell, Mont. after November 15th. The very best wishes of the community follow this young couple to their new home and wish them well in their life’s partnership.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, October 24th, 1913

To The Great Beyond
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Margaret J. Degroff was born in Oak Grove, Wis., November 18, 1845. In early girlhood, with her parents, she moved to Nelson, Buffalo county, where in 1866 she was married to J. W. Warner. To this union six children were born, three boys and three girls. In 1892 the family moved to White, S.D., where in April 1900, Mr. Warner died, leaving the widowed wife to care for the children. In 1901 she moved to St. Paul where she spent the rest of her life excepting the last week, which was at the home of her son in Beach, N.D. She began to ail with bronchial trouble two years ago, gradually getting worse. Hoping that a change of climate might improve her health, she came to Beach, where she stayed just one week when the grim monster death, unbidden, called her away. She died at noon on Friday, October 17, aged 67 years and 11 months. She leaves two sons, two daughters and three brothers, besides friends, to mourn her loss. Early in life she joined the Methodist Episcopal church of which she remained a constant member until her death. Funeral services were conducted at the home of her son Sunday afternoon at 3:30, Rev. F. W. Gress of the Methodist Episcopal church preaching the sermon. Interment was made at White S.D., where her husband and one son are buried. The sympathy of her friends is extended to the bereaved in their hour of sorrow.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, October 31st, 1913

Married At Moorhead
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Returned to Beach With His Bride Last Friday Evening
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Tony Brown rather stole a march on his friends in Beach when, on his return last Friday afternoon he was accompanied by a young lady whom he took delight in introducing as his wife.
The marriage took place at Moorhead and the contracting parties were Tony D. Brown of Beach and Mrs. Arp of Glendon, Minnesota, Justice Wade speaking the word that tied the nuptial knot.
The happy couple visited the bride’s parents near Fargo for a few days and came to Beach on Friday afternoon. The parents of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. E . Brown held a reception for them at their home near Chama in the evening, which resulted very pleasantly. The bride wore a handsome gown of white mescaline with silk embroidered net drops and silver beads.
The groom came to the Golden Valley with his parents something like eleven years ago, among the very first settlers, since which time he has been engaged with his father in farming operations and the management of his restaurant in this city. He is one of the energetic, ambitious young men of the valley and has a host of friends who unite with The Advance in extending congratulations and best wishes for the future, to both him and his wife.
The young couple will make their home on the farm of the groom near Mikkleson, Billings County, N.D.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 7th, 1913

Resolution
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The following resolutions were adopted by the United Brethern conference which was recently held in this place.
Sister Nevada Douglas, wife of Bro. Brily Douglas was born in Indiana on the 22nd day of June, 1824. Her maiden name was Nevada Peterman. At the age of 24 years she was united in marriage to Bro. Douglas who then lived in Crawfordsville, Ind. She came to Carlyle, Mont. with her family in March 1906.
She was not a christian at the time of her marriage, but was deeply impressed with the need of a better life. On the first morning after her marriage, in her new home, she handed the New Testament to her husband as an indication that they must erect a family alter. Her husband though a professed christian, felt that the cross was too heavy for him to bear, so he said, “I can’t do it.” She said “if you don’t pray I will.” Her husband took the book, read a chapter and lead in prayer, after which she also lead in prayer. That alter that was erected was never allowed to go down. A few months afterward a revival was held in the vicinity of her home and she was happily converted and joined the United Brethern church of which she remained a faithful and earnest worker until her death which occurred at her home in Carlyle, Mont., in May, 1913
She was the mother of eight children, five sons and three daughters. Three sons and two daughters are still living.
Her home was a christian home in the full sense of the word. One feature of her life was her habit of teaching bible truths to her children. On Sunday afternoons she gathered her children around her and told them bible stories and sought to impress upon their minds the precepts of the christian religion. During her last illness she would gather her children around her bedside in the evening and ask each one to pray. After they had all prayed she would lead in prayer for them and commend them all to God. To her husband she said just before her death, “I feel so sorry for you, you will be so lonesome. Oh how I wish I had words to express how I love you; you have been so good to me, you have done your best and it won’t be long until we will be together again.” She was a life long teacher in the Sunday school and was loved by all both young and old.
Therefore, in view of her holy life and untiring efforts to build up the Montana Conference and the United Brethern Church:
Be it resolved, 1st that we bow in submission to the will of God who doeth all things well.
2nd, that we pray that their mantle may fall upon all the workers both lay and ministerial in this conference.
3rd, that we sympathize with Bro. Douglas and his children in their affliction, and commend them to the love and care of God.
4th, that this memorial be spread upon the Conference Journal and also be published in the local newspaper and a copy be presented to the bereaved family. E. J. Reed
Conference Secretary
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 7th, 1913

Called Home
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Little Charlotte, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. McGregor, died last Saturday morning of complications, after a lingering illness of several weeks. The remains were taken to Minneapolis on Saturday evening for interment. The absence from the home of the little one, the first born, will be a severe trial to the bereaved parents, and the sympathy of their many friends is extended in their heavy sorrow.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 7th, 1913

Anniversary Event
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Hallow’een Party for Members of the Cafeteria Club
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Last Saturday evening the Cafeteria club was very pleasantly entertained by Dr. and Mrs. O. R. Niece at their home on the north side. A six course dinner was served and covers were laid for twenty-eight. The real importance of the occasion was the wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. John Keohane and Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Westby. Decorations were suggestive of Hallow’een, pumpkins, witches, black cats, etc., and favors were of a similar nature. Immediately after the dinner the brides and grooms were presented with silver and cut glass, drawn from the depths of a huge pumpkin, gifts of the club.
The guests were further surprised after dinner by an invitation to step into waiting autos, and were taken to the spacious home of Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Kucheman, where the fun was continued in real Hallow’een style. The garage had been decorated to suit the occasion and with two old fashioned fiddlers the guests enjoyed an old fashioned dance until midnight, at which time Mrs. I. C. James, the artist of Wibaux, called forth the spirits and with cards very cleverly unveiled the future of both young and old.
Mrs. Niece was ably assisted by Mesdames Kucheman and McNab, whose efforts added greatly to the success of the entire affair. It was an occasion to be remembered by those who participated.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 14th, 1913

A Ghostly Find
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Man Found Under Platform with Throat Cut
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Lechville, N.D. - The body of August Janisch formerly a blacksmith at Fort Ransom, was found under the Great Northern depot at Cayuga with the throat severed from ear to ear. Conditions of the body indicate that he has been dead for several days, probably two weeks, and it is believed that he committed suicide. He was last seen alive two weeks ago today, and as there is no known cause for his taking his own life considerable mystery surrounds the case.
The dead man is about 55 years old and leaves a large family in Montana. He, with his family, moved from Fort Ransom last this summer to reside on a claim in Montana. Two weeks ago he arrived in Cayuga on the morning train and was seen and spoken to by several people. Nothing more seems to have been heard of him till the body was found.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 14th, 1913

Gust A. Johnson, manager for the Goodridge-Call Lumber at this point, received a telegram Monday which announced the death of his brother at Bay City, Wis. He left on the evening train and carried with him the sympathy of his host of friends in the Golden Valley.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 14th, 1913

Joseph Galster Dies
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Last Friday morning Joseph Galster passed away at the hospital in this city after only a short illness. He went to Dickinson a short time ago for an operation for appendicitis, but for some reason it was not performed and he returned to this city and the operation was performed only a short time ago. Complications set in and his strength was not sufficient to withstand the ordeal.
Mr. Galster was 49 years of age and lived on a farm near Wibaux. He leaves a wife and two sons to mourn his untimely demise. He was highly spoken of as a citizen and husband and his relatives have the sincere sympathy of the community. His wife accompanied the remains to Alma Center, Wis., where interment will be made.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 14th, 1913

In the marriage write up of Tony Brown the title “Mrs.“ was accidentally attached to the name of the bride, in consequence of which Tony has been obliged to answer a number of rather embarrassing questions. It should have been “Miss” and we beg the lady’s pardon.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 14th, 1913

Dies of Typhoid
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Will Sprague, who has been living with his brother, Howard Sprague, north of Beach on the farm, died at the hospital in this city on Thursday night of last week of typhoid fever. His father had been notified of his sickness and arrived Friday morning, only a few hours after his son had passed away. A short service was held at the morgue where the body had been prepared for shipment, and was then taken to Barron, Wis., where the service will be held in his home and interment made. His father accompanied the body east. To the sorrowing relatives, sympathy is extended.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 14th, 1913

Weinreis - Bond
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Young Beach Couple Start Out on Life’s Pathway Together
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On Wednesday evening of this week Justice Fitzgerald tied a matrimonial bow which united the lives of Joseph Weinries and Miss Pearl Bond. The happy couple will be at home for the present at the residence of the groom’s parents. The groom is one of the popular clerks in the Dickinson store of this city and is a young man of ability. The bride is a daughter of W. A. Bond and by her amiable disposition and cheerful manner has made many friends among her young lady associates. Their host of friends unite with The Advance in wishing them life’s full measure of joy, happiness and prosperity.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 14th, 1913

Trester - Bublitz
Popular Golden Valley are Now One
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At the Lutheran church in this city on Wednesday afternoon, Rev. Jacob Essig spoke the words which united in the holy bonds of matrimony, Herbert Bublitz and Miss Anna Tester, both of Golden Valley county.
Mr. Bublitz is the son of Mr. and Fred Bublitz (sic), one of the big farmers just east of Chama, while the bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Tester, also farmers, just a short distance further east. Both of the young people are exceedingly popular among their acquaintances with whom The Advance joins in extending best wishes for their future happiness and prosperity.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 21st, 1913

A Bereaved Home
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Joseph Kulbanek of Alpha, died at the Beach Hospital, Saturday Morning, November 15, at 7 o’clock. A short time ago he brought his only daughter to Beach for the purpose of taking music lessons and on the return trip he was caught in a storm. Also when he attempted to cross a creek one of the horses broke through the ice and in his endeavor to get it out his clothes became thoroughly soaked with ice water. His team later ran away and before he reached home his feet and hands were frozen. Blood poison set in and in a few days he succumbed to the malignant disease.
Mr. Kulbanek was born in Bohemia in 1845, in the village of Dracho. Here he grew to manhood and was married to Mary Surveny some years later. One daughter was born to this union who, with her mother, is bereaved of a loving husband and father. He came to America in 1888 and for several years has lived near Alpha, south of this city. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. F. W. Gress at the Methodist church, Monday afternoon at 1:30, and interment was made in the Beach cemetery. The sympathy of friends and neighbors is extended to the mourning ones in their hour of affliction.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 28th, 1913

Drowned In Spring
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Peculiar Death of Towne Child Near Glendive
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Glendive, Mont. - Floating in a spring which is located a short distance from the farm house, the dead body of David B. Towne the 16-month-old child of Mr. and Mrs. John E. Towne was found late Friday afternoon after the baby had been missed and a search made. The tot had fallen into the deep water and drowned. A physician who was summoned immediately did everything possible to resuscitate the child but without avail.
Mr. and Mrs. Towne reside in the Bell Prairie county, and, it is understood that the former was engaged in work near the house. As the weather was beautiful, the child had been permitted to play outdoors, and the father was keeping watch of him. Unseen by him, however, the tot wandered to the spring and fell in. It is thought that only a few minutes had elapsed when a older child who had been away from home, returned and immediately inquired about his little brother. The child could not be seen anywhere and after a hurried search the body was found as first stated.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 5th, 1913

Mrs. L. W. Zimmerman returned last week from Lidgerwood, N.D. where she has been during the illness and death of her father who died Nov. 4.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 5th, 1913

A baby boy was born Sunday to Mr. and Mrs. Irving Dillivan. Mother and child are doing nicely.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 5th, 1913

Wilson Girls; Triplet Eorm (sic)
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Valley City, N.D. - The triplet daughters of Mr. and Mrs. James Gunderson of Valley City, bearing the names of Jesie, Margaret and Eleanor, yesterday received an announcement of the marriage of Jessie Wilson to Francis Bowes Sayre. At the time the children were christened newspaper clippings of the event and the naming of the children after the president’s daughters were sent to the Wilson family.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 5th, 1913

Believed to be Murdered
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- Hinted That Melrose Hermit Died at Hand of Assassin
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Sensational developments are taking place every hour in the world famed Russel Will case.
It is now strongly hinted that William C. Russel, the Melrose hermit, who refused to recognize “Dakota Dan” and accepted “Fresno Dan” as the long lost brother and Russell heir was murdered.
Today a number of detectives swarm the house and grounds where the tragic death took place and the morning newspapers say they are there particularly to prevent Dakota Dan from entering the house. Dakota Dan said he would ask for an autopsy but this was ordered by Mrs. Fred Leach, a cousin of the dead man. It will be performed by Medical Examiner Herley Melrose.
Another reason that cordon of guards has been placed about the death house, it is said, is because a secret burial is contemplated.
There were expressions in Melrose today that William Russell did not die by murder or suicide, both of which have been mentioned, but as a result of a broken heart consequence of the great notoriety that came from the two trials and which hurried to his death this naturally retiring and ultra refined man.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 5th, 1913

McKibbin - Halstad
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Last Sunday afternoon occurred the marriage of Miss Jessie McKibbin to Roy Halstad, both of Beach. The ceremony was performed at Wibaux, Mont. Both of the young people are well known and have a host of friends here. The bride was piano player at the Opera House and a strong social figure among the younger set. Mr. Halstad is deputy county auditor and very popular with the people of the city.
The Advance joins with their many friends in wishing them a married life of happiness and success .
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 5th, 1913

Voss beck - Stewart
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On Thanksgiving day at the home of the bride, in Dickinson, Albert Vossbeck and Miss Clara Stewart were united in marriage.
Both have grown up in Dickinson and although Mr. Vossbeck came to Beach about five months ago and accepted a position in Kastien’s Machine shop. The young couple will make their future home in this city. In Dickinson both were popular in social circles and they have a host of friends who wish them joy and success through the years of married life.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 5th, 1913

Mrs. Kukowski
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Funeral services for the late Mrs. A. P. Kukowski who died Thanksgiving afternoon were held from the Catholic church. The deceased was born April 8, 1873 and came to Beach with her husband and children five years ago last May. Since the arrival here the happy family have resided on a farm southwest of town. A husband, four children, two boys and two girls are left to mourn the loss of a loving mother and ideal wife. Death came following a long illness. Three sisters and three brothers of the deceased are living, the sisters at Edgehill, Mont., Dodge and Superior, Wisconsin. Two brothers live at Greenbush and the other at Arcadia, Wis. The Advance joins with friends in extending sympathy to the bereaved family for the loss of wife and mother.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 12th, 1913

Dies of Blood Poison
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The friends of Will F. Conlin were surprised to learn that on Tuesday morning of this week he had passed away at the Beach Hospital, after only a few days of illness. Last week he was at the home of John Crouse, southeast of Beach and after picking up a board found that he had run a sliver into his left hand. Nothing was thought of it, but the next morning the place had festered and he opened it with his knife. On Thursday he came to Beach and had it dressed by a physician and Sunday went to the hospital for treatment. During the day his hand was operated on but the poison had extended through his system to such an extent that death came to his relief on Tuesday morning. Will Conlin came to Beach two years ago last spring and made his home with his brother until the death of the latter’s wife last winter. He was quite an unassuming man, about forty seven years of age and single. His body was taken east Wednesday evening, accompanied by his brother Ed, and interment will be made at Parkerburg, …. The remains were met in St. Paul, Minn., by his brother Jo.. and at Parkersburg by his brother Harry. The relatives have the sympathy of friends in their afflication.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 12th, 1913

Died in Minneapolis
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- Word was received in Beach today that Mrs. J. L. Erickson had died at a hospital in Minneapolis, on Thursday, December 11, from a tumor on the brain. Her husband will be remembered as an employee of this office for a number of months and during their stay in Beach both he and his estimable wife made a host of friends who extend sincere sympathy to the bereaved husband and motherless children.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 19th, 1913

W. J. Follis Sr. Dead
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J. W. Follis, Sr., 80, pioneer resident of Billings county and veteran of the Confederate army was found dead in bed Wednesday morning at his son’s ranch 30 miles south of Medora. Mr. Follis was one of the best known residents of the county. His son, “Bill” Follis was for several years sheriff of the county. Mr. Follis had been in feeble health for several months.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 19th, 1913

Death of Mrs. C. Kramer
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- Tuesday word was received in this city that Mrs. Charles Kramer had died that morning at about 3 o’clock of pneumonia. She lived with her husband southeast of town and during her life here has made many friends. A short service was held at the morgue in this city on Wednesday afternoon, Rev. F. W. Gress officiating. The body was shipped to Circleville, Ohio, on the Wednesday evening train and was accompanied by the family. Interment will be made in the family lot at that place. She leaves besides her husband a girl 16 years of age, two boys aged 4 and 7 respectively, and an infant daughter. The bereaved relatives have the heartfelt sympathy of their many friends in their sudden and heavy loss.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 19th, 1913

Shot and Frozen
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After Being Shot Lays Four Days Before He is Found
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Mandan, N.D. - Missing from Friday morning until Tuesday, searchers for John Carlson made a terrible find Wednesday morning when they discovered his dead body frozen stiff in a field north of the home near Lyons, with a bullet hole in the center of the forehead.
Carlson had a number of traps set for coyotes at various places on the farm, and last Friday morning took his 22 caliber rifle and went out to inspect them. Just how the tragedy happened will probably never be known, but it is believed that in crawling through a barbed wire fence the gun was discharged. The bullet struck his squarely in the center of the forehead, penetrating the brain and undoubtedly killing him instantly.
The young man made his home with his mother and brother on a farm about a mile west of Lyons, the two boys working the place. Friday, when he failed to return the mother believed his had gone to a neighbors. She was not alarmed when Saturday and Sunday came and he failed to return.
Monday inquiries were made in Mandan, but he had not been there. Then a searching party was organized, neighbors for miles around joining it. The body was found by the small son of George Strue.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 19th, 1913

Dick - Sprague
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Pretty Home Wedding Which United a Popular Couple
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At the prettily appointed home of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Sprague, parents of the groom, on Thursday evening of this week, occurred the ceremony which joined in the holy bonds of matrimony, Miss Isla Gladys Dick and Earl Clifford Sprague.
The house was very prettily decorated for the occasion, the front hall and parlor being decorated in a color scheme of green and white, while the dinning room was yellow and white, chrysanthemum being the flowers used, embellished with ferns and potted plants.
Miss Frances Cook presided at the piano and promptly at 8 o’clock, to the strains of Mendelssohn’s wedding march, the bridal party descended the stairs and following a pathway made of ribbons, took their place under the large wedding bell in the corner of the parlor, midst a bank of ferns, where Rev. F. W. Gress of the Methodist church, read the beautiful ring service which united their lives into one. The bride was beautiful in a gown of white charemuse satin entrain, and shadow lace, and carried a shower bouquet bride’s roses, while the bride’s veil was draped back from the face by white buds. She was attended by Miss Beatrice Sprague as bridesmaid, gowned in yellow chiffon over satin, and carried yellow roses. Leslie Stoddard supported the groom, both of whom were dressed in the conventional black. Little Margaret Sprague, as ring bearer, headed the bridal party and looked very pretty in a dress of white mescaline. She carried a basket of flowers in which the ring was embedded.
Immediately after the ceremony and congratulations, a sumptuous wedding dinner was served in the dinning room. The groom is well and favorable known in this part of the state where he has spent much of his young manhood in the operation of his father’s large farm. He has a host of friends. The bride is an accomplished young lady and her charming manner and unpretentious demeanor have won for her a place in the affections of all who know her.
The Advance joins their many friends in extending best wishes for a life of uninterrupted happiness and prosperity. They will be at home after January 1, at the Sprague ranch.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 26th, 1913

E. F. Eeldman was in Beach the first of the week and made a pleasant call at this office. He reported Mrs. Feldman as being able to set up a little each day now and their little daughter, born on December 14, as also doing nicely. This is their first child and we hereby extend congratulations.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 26th, 1913

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hoverson are the parents of a fine baby boy which arrived at the home on Monday, December 15.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 26th, 1913

Jackson - Heath
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Beach Couple Married at Miles City Last Saturday
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A wedding which was quite a surprise to their many friends in Beach took place at the home of Rev. T. H. Martin, pastor of the M. E. Church at Miles City, last Saturday, when Caleb C. Heath and Miss Viola Jackson were made husband and wife. They were accompanied by Mrs. F. H. Heath, mother of the groom. They returned to Beach the first of the week and will be at home to friends after January 15, at the State Line Hotel.
Caleb Heath has grown to manhood in Beach and recently returned from Rygate, Mont., where he had been running a drug store, which he sold. He is a young man of promise and expects to get west again in a short time and open another drug business. Miss Jackson came to Beach about two years ago from Britton, S.D., her former home, and has been employed while here as a private nurse.
Both of these young people have a host of friends in this community, with whom The Advance joins in wishing them a happy and prosperous life.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 26th, 1913

W. F. Lucas Found Dead at Yates, Mont.
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Skull Fractured at Base of Brain, Followed by Hemorrhage, Cause of Death -- Body Found in Stairway Leading to Rooms Over the Paradise Saloon
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The people of Beach were surprised this (Friday) morning, to receive the report that W. F. Lucas was found dead in the stairway leading to the rooms above the Paradise saloon at Yates, Montana, this morning at about 6 o’clock. Only very meager details can be obtained at this time, but in conversation Mr. W. R. Paradise stated that Lucas had gone to the room above the saloon during the night, which was the last seen of him alive. In the morning the body was discovered by the bartender, Dell Ramsdahl, at 6 o’clock, and as it was still warm death probably had not occurred a great while before.
Judge Bushel of Wibaux was summoned and took Dr. Ashley with him to the scene of death. A jury was summoned, but upon examination of the body by the Doctor, an adjournment was taken until Saturday, January 3, in order to allow of sufficient time for the Doctor to make a thorough examination of the body and submit portions of it to analysis should it be deemed necessary. The body was taken to Wibaux and during the autopsy Dr. Ashley found the skull fractured at the base of the brain, which precipitated a hemorrhage and was undoubtedly the cause of death. As to how the injury might have been received Dr. Ashley did not care to express an opinion at this time as he had not made his report to the coroner’s jury, and it is probably that the jury may be assembled soon to receive his report. It could have been made in a number of different ways, among them striking the head just right during a fall.
Mr. Lucas was, for a number of years, manager of the Sentinel Butte Saddlery Co. of Sentinel Butte, and later came to Beach and started the Lucas Saddlery Co., which he operated for something over a year, leaving here to go to his claim near Westmore, Montana, where he has been for about two years. He is one of the older citizens of Billings county and had an extensive acquaintance over this part of the country. He was a bright business man, capable and honest, but was his own worst enemy.
He leaves a wife and two children, both boys, to mourn his untimely death, and to them is extended the heartfelt sympathy of the entire community.

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