BIRTH, MARRIAGES, DEATHS FROM
The Beach Advance

1912





The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 5th, 1912

A baby girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Kirst at their farm residence on Sunday, December 31st.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 5th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Buldhaupt residing three miles west of town, are parents of a baby boy born on the 4th inst., and are receiving congratulations.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 12th, 1912

At the A. J. Collis home Monday, occurred the marriage of Edith A. Collis to Robert M. Hanson, Judge J. A. Paxton officiating. The young people are well and favorable known hereabouts, both having grown up in the community. They will live on a claim near the Log Camp, that is already well equipped for the home-making. Relatives and a few close friends only were present at the ceremony.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 12th, 1912

Sentinel Butte - from The Republician:
Arthur Englund left Saturday night for Detroit, Minn., where he attended the wedding of his brother Carl. He will also visit for a short time at his home at Starbuck before his return.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 12th, 1912

The funeral of Hazel Odiorne, which took place here Saturday, was largely attended, considering the extreme cold weather.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 12th, 1912

Sentinel Butte - from The Republican:
A very sad and unexpected death occurred on Thursday morning at 10 o’clock when Hazel, the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Odiorne, died of spinal meningitis in the home of her parents at Alpha. Her death was very sudden, she was apparently in the best of health when she retired Tuesday evening, but at 12 o’clock her mother awakened and found her in convulsions. Dr. Curtis was summoned and everything within human power was done to save her life but to no avail. She was born at Lawler, Iowa, and was twenty-four years old at the time of her death. About five years ago she moved to Alpha with her parents. She was a young lady of many admirable qualities and a large number of friends who mourn her sudden and untimely death, and join the Republican in extending their heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved family. The funeral will be held from the Catholic church at Burkey on Saturday.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 12th, 1912

Don M. Campbell Is Wed
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The marriage of Miss Margaret S. Lietz of Dover, Minn., to Don M. Campbell of this city, occurred at Rochester, Minn., on January 3rd, the Rev. R. D. VanTassell officiating. This marriage unites two very popular young people of their respective towns, and is a subject of sincere congratulation among the friends of the contracting parties. Mr. and Mrs. Campbell arrived home at the close of a short honeymoon visit, on Monday of this week, when the first official announcement of the wedding was given out to the local press. They will be at home to their friends after February 15th at the Hougen cottage, one door south of The Advance building. May health, happiness and prosperity be their portion.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 12th, 1912

“Ted” Knutsen Married At Mandan
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Cards have this week been received from Mandan, announcing the marriage of Miss Marie Knutsen, better known as “Ted” Knutsen, to Mr. Roy Douglas Corwin of Bismarck, Rev. N E. Ellsworth of Mandan officiating. Miss Knutsen has recently been engaged with a collection agency at Mandan, but is better known in this part of the state in connection with her former occupation as compositor, in which capacity she has been employed on The Advance and a number of other papers in this part of North Dakota and Montana. The young woman is well and favorably known in Beach, where her many friends will extend best wishes. Mr. Corwin, though not known to the writer, is undoubtedly a worthy young man, and is to be congratulated upon his happy marriage. The two will be a home to friends at Bismarck after February 11th.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 12th, 1912

Daughter Of Local Family Recently Wed
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From Black River Falls (Wis.) Journal -
Frank Chatt and Miss Hazel Matchette were quietly married at the home of the groom’s sister, Mrs. W. Crompton at Minneapolis on Dec. 15th. After spending a few days there they returned to the town of Manchester, where they will make their home.
The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Chatt, of Pine Hill and the bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Matchette, now of Beach, N. Dak. They are a worthy young couple and have the congratulations and best wishes of numerous friends.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 19th, 1912

Carl Englund, formerly of Starbuck, Minn., and Jessie Glaum of Detroit, Minn., were married on Monday evening at the bride’s home at Detroit. They left the same evening for Minneapolis, where they will spend a few days, returning via Starbuck, where they will make a short visit with Mr. Englunds’s parents. From there they will leave for Lavina, Mont., where Mr. Englund expects to start in the hardware business. - Glenwood (Minnesota) Herald.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 19th, 1912

On Monday, Jan. 8th at five o’clock in the afternoon, Rev. Father Finley, of the St. Paul Cathedral, solemnized the marriage of Miss Doretta M. Hannegan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hannegan of Glenwood, Wis., and Mr. W. Bryle Chappell of Wibaux, Montana.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 19th, 1912

Williams- from our regular correspondent (crowded out from last week’s issue):
Mr. and Mrs. John Drusl, who are living on Mr. Scott’s place, are rejoicing over the arrival of a fine baby girl born Dec. 26th. Mother and little one are doing nicely.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 19th, 1912

Former Beach Girl Married
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A copy of the Laurel, Montana, Outlook comes to this office bringing news of the recent marriage of Miss Nellie M. Boyer, formerly of the Golden Valley, to Mr. Thomas J. Bray, both now residing at Laurel.
The Outlook says the young couple were met in Billings by Mr. and Mrs. Bert Palmer of Beach (the latter a sister of the bride), who were present while the ceremony was performed.
The bride is a most charming young lady, well known at Laurel and has a host of friends added to her acquaintance during her three years of residence there. The groom is a young man of sterling worth, has resided at Laurel during the past four years and is very capable of making a happy home for the girl of his choice.
On Christmas day a dinner was given by the groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Bray, at their home north of town where the newly weds were merrily entertained. The Laurel guests were Mr. and Mrs. Philip Hohman, Mr. and Mrs. B. Yarbrough, Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Vaughn, and son Wilbur, Mart Hunter and daughter Irene, Mr. Winters, Louis Maurer and Mr. and Mrs. Guy E. Bray.
Those from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Bert Palmer of Beach, N.D., Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Bollum and son and daughter, of Silesia, Mont., Mrs. Lanman of Iowa and Charles Merrifield of Ballantine, Mont.
Mrs. Bray is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Boyer, residing near Beach.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 19th, 1912

The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Schmit, born only a few weeks ago, died on Sunday night, and was buried Tuesday after suitable services at the Catholic church. Mr. and Mrs. Schmit have suffered considerable from sickness within the past fall and winter, the husband himself having been ill for a time, and Mrs. Schmit losing her mother recently besides the baby now deceased.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 26th, 1912

Sentinel Butte - from The Republican: Druggist Kennedy isn’t back yet - but Dame Rumor says he is married, although as last week the report cannot be confirmed.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 26th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Val Loof are rejoicing over the arrival of a baby girl born on Wednesday, Jan. 17. Mother and daughter are doing nicely.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 26th, 1912

C. W. Finkle was called to Drayton in Pembina county on Saturday evening by a telegram announcing the death of his aged mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Finkle, residing near that place. Mrs. Finkle died at the age of nearly eighty years, following about three months of helpless illness as the result of a paraletic stroke. Her son had been with her shortly prior to her death, and after returning there for the funeral this week he is now again looking after his local interests with the Case people.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 26th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. V. Hughes are entertaining a bright young son at their home, whose arrival is chronicled as of January 22nd, and the oil man is receiving congratulations.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 26th, 1912

Local friends of Geo. Susa and Miss Josephine Vetsch of Burkey yesterday announced the forth-coming marriage of this estimable young couple, which is to occur on February 15th. Mr. Susa and his intended bride were in town yesterday, looking after affairs in connection with their coming marriage.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 26th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Curl of Lone Tree township are the parents of a daughter born on the 19th inst.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 26th, 1912

Messrs. C. H. and L. H. Callender went to Beach last Monday and were accompanied by Arthur Black, who had received the sad news that his father had died at Milwaukee, Wis. His many friends sympathize with him.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, January 26th, 1912

McCoy - Jefferson
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Nuptials Announced At Kansas City
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Took Place on Thursday, January 25 - Groom Prominent Attorney Here
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When Attorney M. H. Jefferson of this city left on Sunday evening for Kansas City a small but rapidly widening circle of friends had been apprised of the fact that he would be married before his return. The happy event is announced to have taken place at the Missouri town on Thursday, Jan. 25th. The bride being Miss Helen McCoy of Guthrie, Oklahoma. After a short trip, Mr. and Mrs. Jefferson are expected to arrive in Beach some time next Monday. They will be received with sincere felicitations upon their union.
While the bride is not personally known here, Mr. Jefferson is the senior partner of a rising and already highly reputed young law firm in this city. His decision to bring his bride to Beach within almost the first year of his practice here is regarded as signifying his entire satisfaction with Beach as his choice for a permanent residence. In the growing social and business circles of the town both himself and wife may count upon receiving a warm welcome in their respective spheres.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 2nd, 1912

Local Couple Put One Over On Their Friends
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Announcement is made this week of the marriage of Miss Pearl Logan and Mr. Thos. Gilman, both of this city, which occurred at Glendive on Christmas day. Mr. Gilman is a popular and trusted employee of W. J. Woods, and his bride, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Logan, is well and favorably known for her personal charms, and enjoys a wide circle of personal friendships. Mr. and Mrs. Gilman rather deftly avoided the usual spectacular displays accompanying the performance of the marriage ceremony, and succeeded in keeping their friends in ignorance of their marriage until this week, when they made the announcement public. Mrs. Gilman will look after her father’s office work until his return, and will probably begin housekeeping shortly afterwards. The Advance joins in congratulations to the young people.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 2nd, 1912

Two weddings of interest took place among the railroad boys on Wednesday. Engineer Leslie McGraw and Miss Helen Stromberg were married in Miles City, and came immediately to Marmarth where the groom is making his headquarters for a time. Engineer Smitchrath took to himself a bride on the same day also in Miles City. Both these gentlemen belong to the Musselshell Division.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 2nd, 1912

Clifford Sweet of this place and Miss Belle Orton of Princeton, Minn., were married last Friday at Princeton, and were met at Beach by Mrs. Sweet, Sr., on their return trip this week. Mr. Sweet has a farm three miles south of Carlyle, and will make his home there with his bride, who is a most popular and estimable young lady. The young couple are warmly congratulated upon their happiness.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 2nd, 1912

R. W. Clark returned home a few days ago from a three weeks trip to Indianapolis, Ind., where he was called to settle up the estate of a brother, recently deceased. Mr. Clark feels glad to get back to the Treasure state, where things are always doing.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 2nd, 1912

From The Herald - Medora:
Ellsworth Hall and Lillian A. Holst, both of Sentinel Butte, obtained a license and were married Wednesday by Judge Paxton.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 9th, 1912

A fine baby girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. Chandler on Tuesday, February 6. Baby and mother are doing nicely, but “Dad” - well, excessive joy is seldom fatal.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 9th, 1912

From our regular correspondent - Carlyle: Oliver Sawyer received a telegram Thursday bearing the news of the death of his son Dave, at Hoganburg, New York. The young man left here during the past fall without stating his destination, and no facts are given in the telegram regarding the cause of his death.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 9th, 1912

From our regular correspondent - Preston: Wedding bells are ringing for Clifford Sweet and Miss Belle Orton. Their many friends extend congratulations.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 9th, 1912

From our regular correspondent - Williams: John Herr returned from New Mexico last week, bringing with him a bride. Bachelors, go ye and do likewise.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 9th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Bean are happy over the arrival of a baby girl at their home on Monday morning, the 4th inst. Mother and babe are doing well, and Sid is showing more than his usual good form in drug dispensing since the little lady’s arrival.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 9th, 1912

Mike Power was called to Spokane last Friday night by a message announcing the death of a sister, Mrs. H. Gilroy.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 9th, 1912

A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Snow on the 28th ult. Mother and child are receiving professional care at the Beach Hospital.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 9th, 1912

A small party of friends spent last Friday evening as guests of Judge and Mrs. W. A. Bond in honor of Mrs. Bond’s birthday. Refreshments, music and social conversation were the order of the evening.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 9th, 1912

Mrs. A. B. MacNab entertained at dinner on Tuesday evening of last week for Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Kucheman, the occasion being the twentieth anniversary of their marriage. A small but very pleasant company was present in honor of the event.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February16th, 1912

The marriage of Miss Lura Livermore and Mr. Sumner Johnston occurred on Saturday, the 10th inst., at the home of the bride’s mother in this city, Rev. F. W. Gress officiating. Both the young people are well known locally, and will have the best wishes of their neighbors and acquaintances. They will make their home on Mr. Johnston’s farm a few miles north of town, where the groom is rapidly developing one of the well paying farm properties for which the Golden Valley is famous.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 16th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Leon Kremers are the parents of a baby boy, born Saturday, February 10th.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 16th, 1912

From The Republican - Sentinel Butte:
Cupid’s Leap Year deputy scored his fifth Bowman county triumph for January, on Wednesday the last day of the month. The contracting parties were Laura Gaffy of Rhame and Clinton E. Strahon of Sentinel Butte, and the marriage was performed by Rev. Geo. A. Totten at the Congregational parsonage. The bride was attended by Nellie M. Elliott of Rhame, and Harve Robinson of Sentinel Butte acted as best man. - Bowman County Citizen.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 16th, 1912

Con Brunsvold passed through here Monday night, on his way home with his bride, formerly Miss Randina Ralstad, of Courtney, N.D. While the sudden action on the part of Conrad in getting busy was surprising to many, it only explains the smile which he has worn for a long time, and which has not yet come off. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Synness of Beach, at the parsonage, on Sunday last, only a few friends and relatives being present. The young people are well known and respected in this community, Miss Ralstad having spent some time visiting here, and their many friends unite in wishing them a long and prosperous wedded life. The reception, ball and supper will be given at Wilson’s on Friday of this week.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 16th, 1912

Mrs. C. V. Knox was taken completely by surprise yesterday afternoon when a few of her intimate friends took possession of her home, the occasion being her birthday. A delightful time was had and a slight remembrance of the occasion left with the popular hostess.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 16th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Walker, living a few miles from Sentinel Butte, are being congratulated on the arrival of a bright baby girl, born on “Ground Hog Day,” Feb. 2. The Advance joins in best wishes for the little lady and in the hope that she may long be a resident of the Golden Valley.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 16th, 1912

Fred E. Emerson Married
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A dispatch from Onancock, Va., appearing in the Norfolk (Va.) Ledger-Dispatch under date of February 5, says:
The home of J. C. W. Leatherbury on Riley street, was the scene of a beautiful home wedding, when Fred E. Emerson, commissary agent of the New York, Philadelphia and Norfolk Railroad Company, at Norfolk, wed Miss Monnie W. Leatherbury of Onancock, Va., to the altar. Among the out of town guests were Miss Emorie P. Leatherbury, of Norfolk, Va., sister of the bride. They will be at home to their friends on February 20.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 16th, 1912

Recent Births
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To Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Howe, Beach, Feb. 7, a son.
To Mr. and Mrs. D. E. McCann, Carlyle, Feb. 9, a daughter.
To Mr. and Mrs. Lars Vanvig, fifteen miles southeast of Beach, Feb. 11, a daughter.
To Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Moyer of Burkey, Feb., 9, a daughter.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 16th, 1912

Dies From Serious Burns
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Wibaux Pioneer:
While attempting to start a fire in a stove with a can of kerosene oil on last Wednesday Vasyal Todoruk, a farmer residing near Edgehill, became the victim of an explosion which resulted in his death on the following day. Todoruk was brought to the city Wednesday evening for medical aid, and after learning of his serious condition he was advised by a local physician to go to the hospital at Miles City, at which place he succumbed to terrible burns on Thursday morning at 11 o’clock.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 23rd, 1912

We have noticed that A. N. Burnett has been wearing an unusually broad smile for the past few days, but we have been unable to learn the cause until today, when we were informed that he is the “Papa” of a big baby boy, born Friday, the 9th. Mrs. Burnett and baby are doing nicely.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 23rd, 1912

From our regular correspondent - Burkey:
The wedding bells were ringing here Wednesday at the L. Vetsch home. George Susa taking Josephine Vetsch for his bride. The wedding ceremony took place at the home of the bride’s parents Mr. and Mrs. L. Vetsch, in the presence of many relatives.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 23rd, 1912

From our regular correspondent - Williams:
Mr. and Mrs. George Christianson are rejoicing over the arrival of a bouncing baby girl born Sunday morning, Feb. 18th. Mother and daughter are doing nicely while George is passing the cigars around.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 23rd, 1912

From our regular correspondent - Williams:
George Susa and Miss Josephine Vetsch were united in marriage in the Catholic church at Burkey on Tuesday, Feb. 13th. Following the ceremony a wedding feast was served at the home of the bride’s parents Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Vesch, where the young couple were charivaried by their many friends, all enjoying a fine time.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 23rd, 1912

Boy Killed At Belfield
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Geo. Roth Jr. Dragged To Death By Horse
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Deceased Was a Young Russian Living at Home of His Uncle
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A terrible accident occurred at the farm home of Geo. Roth, on section 10, township 140, range 100 when a nephew of his was performing the duties consigned to him by his uncle. He was in attempt of watering the horses about 8 o’clock the morning of Feb. 16th, and had finished his chores all but one horse, and was at the well with it when in some manner the horse became frightened and the boy became entangled in the halter rope about the neck, the horse dragging him for a distance of about 80 rods before any assistance could reach him. When released by one of the neighbors who saw the accident it was found that life was extinct.
The deceased, George Roth Jr., was born in Russia in 1895, and was 16 years, 10 months and 15 days old. He was consigned to the keeping of his uncle four years ago by his mother till he attained his 21st birthday, she being a widow, and could not care for him. The funeral took place in the Catholic church and burial was made in the cemetery eight miles northwest of Belfield, Sunday morning, February 18.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 23rd, 1912

Miss Dorothy Heath is at Sentinel Butte this week, acting as temporary substitute operator at the telephone office until a regular operator can be secured to succeed Miss Cecelia Kane, who was married on Tuesday to Arthur M. Englund, one of Sentinel Butte’s popular young citizens. The young couple followed their wedding with a short trip to Dickinson and nearby points, and will soon be at home to their acquaintances.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 23rd, 1912

Death of Local Business Man
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C. J. Zinn, senior member of the blacksmith firm of Zinn & Sorenson of this city, died at Rushmore, Minn., last Friday night. He had gone there recently, and the fact of his illness was not known until the announcement to the local fraternal acquaintances that he had expired. Further news regarding the matter appears not to have been received here up to the time of going to press. Mr. Zinn and his partner began business here early last year and have gained a considerable patronage. The deceased appeared to be a good business man and a most estimable citizen.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 23rd, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. E. Hoverson and their three smaller children left hurriedly on Monday night for Hancock, Minn., making an expected trip there a little earlier than had been intended, because of learning of the death of a niece, Mrs. Sofine Halverson. The deceased young woman is a sister of Syverind Halvorson of this place, who also accompanied them east to her bedside.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 23rd, 1912

A birthday surprise party was given to Rev. and Mrs. Gress, Thursday evening, on the date used jointly by themselves and G. Washington for anniversary purposes.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 23rd, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Reeve, who were expected home this week from the west, are understood to have been called back after their return part way home, by a message announcing the sudden death of Mr. Reeve’s mother.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 23rd, 1912

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schmeling, February 14th, a son.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 23rd, 1912

A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Johnston on February 11.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 23rd, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Dickinson are the parents of a baby boy on the afternoon of the 16th inst.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, February 23rd, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. John Wentland near Trotters have a baby daughter in their home, born on February 15.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 1st, 1912

Popular Young Lady Of Stuart Married
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A very quiet wedding was celebrated on Wednesday evening, Feb. 21, 1912, at the home of the bride, when Miss Rosa D. Bralley of Stuart, N. Dak., and Mr. Charles Kenyon of Edgehill, Mont., covenanted to walk life’s journey together, the Rev. C. W. Anthony officiating. The bride is well know in the community, for her worthy and exemplary qualities. She was beautifully attired in a gown of white crepe de chine over taffeta, trimmed with lace and gold tinsel braid. The groom is a citizen of Edgehill, Mont., where for thirteen years he has been industriously engaged in ranching, and by careful and judicious management has today two hundred head of horses, in which he takes great pride. The couple will be at home on Mr. Kenyon’s ranch, where the hearty best wishes of their many friends will follow them.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 1st, 1912

From our regular correspondent - Stuart:
A very quiet wedding was celebrated at the home of the bride on Wednesday evening, Feb. 21, when Miss Rosa Bralley of Stuart, N. Dak., and Mr. Charles Kenyon of Edgehill, Mont., decided to walk life’s journey together, the Rev. C. W. Anthony officiating. The bride is well known in the community. She was beautifully attired in a gown of taffeta. The groom wore the conventional black. The groom is a prosperous rancher of Edgehill, where the couple will be at home to their many friends after Feb. 25th. The hearty and best wishes of the entire community will follow them.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 1st, 1912

Mrs. J. R. Delany Passed Away Early This Morning
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Mrs. J. R. Delany of this city passed away at about six o’clock a.m. today, at her room at the hospital where she has been receiving tenderest possible care through several weeks of painful illness.
Mrs. Delany was born Jane A. Gordon, about 1856, and came with her parents from eastern Canada to Iowa at about ten years of age. She was married to Mr. Delany Nov. 17, 1875, and together they moved to South Dakota in 1880 and to the Golden Valley in December, 1905.
Local relatives surviving her are her husband and three sons George, Herbert and Dale, together with her brother George A. Gordon and family.
She was a most estimable Christian wife and mother, and a valued member of the Eastern Star, being one of the charter officers of the local chapter recently organized here.
Funeral services will be held under auspices of Beach Chapter No. 70, O.E. S., at a date to be announced later.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 1st, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dunlap celebrated the eleventh anniversary of their marriage, with a sumptuous turkey dinner on Sunday, about twenty persons being present to enjoy the feast. The couple were the recipients of many hearty wishes for renewed occasions of the kind; and Mrs. Dunlap has a handsome new rug, presented to her by her husband as a memento of the day.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 1st, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Bublitz have the sincere sympathy of acquaintances in the loss of their baby boy, born on the 23rd of February. The child was a bright baby but did not survive the day and was laid to rest with tender care by friends of the family.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 1st, 1912

Bevy Of Fine Young Ladies
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Reports during the past week give the following as among the new population returns for this section of the Golden Valley:
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. R. Johnson, on Feb. 20, a girl.
To Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Jandt of Beach, Feb. 22, a girl
To Mr. and Mrs. Mark L. Lovell, Feb. 27, a girl.
To Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Walde, Lone Tree Twp., Feb. 28, a girl.
To Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Roberts, Feb. 29, a girl.
The families are receiving the congratulations of their respective friends.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 1st, 1912

Last Survivor Of The Black Hawk War
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With the death of the venerable Paul L. Hawks, at his son’s home at Wibaux, there passed from life one of the most remarkable men in Montana.
Mr. Hawks was born in Bristol, England, March 7, 1813, and was 99 years old. He is said to have been the only survivor of the Black Hawk war, one of the most sanguinary Indian campaigns in the eventful history of the west.
For a great many years the deceased lived at Wimona, Minn. A few months ago he came to Montana to make his home with his son at Wibaux.
Mr. Hawks’ death was due to pneumonia.
It is characteristic of this good man’s remarkable career and peaceful end that he selected the text of his own funeral sermon, namely; Psalms XXXIV, 6: “This poor man cried; the Lord heard him, and delivered him out of his troubles.” - Butte Miner.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 8th, 1912

While we do not know that the announcement has been made publicly, it is commonly rumored that the marriage of Benjamin Russell to Miss Mabel Kidder will occur in the near future. Mr. Russell is a thrifty young homesteader residing near Trotters, while the young woman in question is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Kidder, who reside two miles south of Trotters. A reception will be given in honor of the event at Wilson’s on the 16th of this month, it has been announced.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 8th, 1912

Tribute To Mrs. J. R. Delany, Deceased Mar. 1
Communicated:
Jane A. Gordon was born in Ontario, Can., August 8th, 1855. At the age of ten her parents moved to Mitchell County, Iowa, and on November 17, 1875, she was united in wedlock to Mr. Josiah R. Delany. Of this union were born three sons, Herbert, George and Dale, all of whom survive her decease. In 1881 the family moved to White, S.D., where Mr. Delany engaged in business; and in December 1904, the family moved to what is now called the Golden Valley at Beach, N. Dak. A farm was taken about 11 miles north of Beach and here the family resided ever since. Last fall in September Mrs. Delany became ill, and though at times she was able to be around she never fully recovered, and when she became worse in January she was taken to the hospital in Beach where all that medical aid and careful nursing could do was given her, but all without avail, and gradually she succumbed to the disease, dying Friday, March 1st, at about 7 o’clock in the morning. She leaves her three sons, who are all living near Beach, her husband and brothers and sisters with her own father aged 81, to mourn their loss. Funeral services were held Monday, March 4th, at 11 a.m. at the Methodist Episcopal church, Rev. F. W. Gress preaching the sermon, and the local Eastern Star performing their obituary ceremony in church because of the cold weather. Mrs. Delany was buried in the Beach cemetery. While the family was living at White, S. D., Mrs. Delany joined the Methodist Episcopal church there and in this relation she remained an active member till her translation. Many beautiful tokens of esteem in the form of wreaths were in evidence at the service.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 8th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Randel have the hearty sympathy of the community in the loss of their baby daughter, Alice Genevieve, born to them on March 2nd and deceased on the 6th inst. The child was Mr. and Mrs. Randel’s first born, and her advent into the home on Saturday was the cause of much sincere rejoicing until the death angel summoned her to her long home. Funeral services were held from the undertaking rooms Thursday, Rev. F. W. Gress officiating. Mrs. Randel’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Schouboe, together with other members of the family, were present at the funeral.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 8th, 1912

A copy of the Douglas, N.D., Herald at hand this week announces the death of the infant daughter of Rev. and Mrs. W. M. Zimmerman on the day of her birth, Feb. 23. Rev. Zimmerman was formerly located in Beach.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 15th, 1912

Rev. F. W. Gress last evening performed the ceremony which united Mr. Fred Saugen and Miss Anna Sathrum as man and wife. Mr. Saugen is a farmer residing in the Big Beaver country over northwest of Bonnie View, while the lady is from Kenyon, Minn. She is a sister of Ole Sathrum, one of the well known farmers of the north neighborhood. Both bride and groom will be accompanied by the best wishes of their numerous friends and acquaintances.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 15th, 1912

Word has just been received from Detroit, Michigan, announcing the death of Mrs. William Stonehouse, at Grace Hospital in that city following an operation for cancer on March 5th. Mr. and Mrs. Stonehouse were residents of the Golden Valley during the summer and winter of 1909 and 1910, during which time they made many local friendships. The former is a cousin of W. A. Sprague.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 15th, 1912

A very pleasant surprise was consummated by the pupils of the Powell school, Wednesday evening of last week, in honor of their teacher, Miss Pearl Anderson, whose birthday was on that date. The youngsters were successful not only in point of working a complete surprise, but from fact of complete enjoyment as well. Delicious refreshments were served; and the evening was spent in playing games and singing songs. All went home feeling that good times are not impossible, even in the bad lands.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 15th, 1912

Two Fires - One Fatality
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F. A. Powers And G. B. Bower Residences
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Farm House of the Former Entirely Destroyed - Latter Loses Infant Child
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- President Powers of the Golden Valley Farmers’ clubs on Monday sustained the entire loss of his farm house and household effects situated about seven miles south of town, by fire which seems to have caught from the chimney somewhere in the upper part of the building shortly after noon. Mr. Powers was in town at the time of the fire, and hears of it by telephone only after the building had been in flames some little time. There was no means of saving it, and nearly the entire household effects of the family, as well as their home, were destroyed by the fire. Mrs. Powers is said to have saved only a fur coat of her own and a suit of Mr. Powers’ besides the clothes the family had on at the time. The property was partly covered by insurance.
On Tuesday a local fire alarm was sent in about 10:45 a.m. from the First ward, owing to a blaze which was discovered breaking through the wall of G. B. Bower’s residence at the rear of the heating stove. The chemical engines were brought out but were not working, and the fire was finally put out with water after an opening had been made in the wall. The house was owned by the late C. J. Zinn and was probably not damaged to exceed $10.00
A very serious aftermath of this fire resulted on Wednesday evening in the death of George Thomas, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Bower, from illness due to exposure at the time the fire occurred. The child was aged six months and thirteen days, and was the delight of its parents and relatives, being a bright little fellow and the first born. His remains were laid to rest with services of the United Brethren church Thursday afternoon, Rev. W. C. Adams officiating. The bereaved parents ask us to acknowledge for them the tender courtesies extended by friends in the time of their loss.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 22nd, 1912

From The Republican - Sentinel Butte:
Mr. and Mrs. Fred G. Gilbert are the happy parents of a bright baby boy, born on Wednesday of this week. Mrs. Gilbert is reported to be getting along very nicely.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 22nd, 1912

The quiet wedding of Miss Mabel Kidder and Benjamin Russel occurred at Sentinel Butte on Tuesday March 12. Both the bride and groom are well known and much respected in this community, the bride being the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Kidder, who reside two miles south of Trotters. The groom has lived for some time on his homestead with his father, where it is understood the young couple will take up their residence. The community is unanimous in wishing them a happy and prosperous wedded life. The reception dance occurred at Wilson’s last Saturday night, and although the weather was disagreeable there was a fine crowd out and a good time was enjoyed by all.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 22nd, 1912

A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Hans Haukas at their home eleven miles south of Beach on the 15th inst.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 22nd, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. E. Harvey announce the birth of a son at their home on Friday the 15th inst.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 22nd, 1912

Henry Hildebrant and Miss Lillian Ulfers, the latter a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Ulfers, residing southwest of town, were married at the Methodist parsonage in this city on Thursday morning at eleven o’clock, Rev. F. W. Gress performing the ceremony. The bride and groom were attended by Dart Cox and his sister, Miss Dolly Cox, as best man and bridesmaid. Mr. Hildebrant has a farm near the Ulfers homestead, where the young couple will reside. Their marriage gives the Golden Valley another permanent farm family of the right kind, and will be learned with pleasure by their acquaintances and friends.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 22nd, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. John Crouse are the happy parents of a boy born to them at Rocky Butte on St. Patrick’s day.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 22nd, 1912

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hutton, March 12, a baby boy at the home of the latter’s sister, Mrs. Wm. Zimmerman, at Beach. Mother and child are doing nicely.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 22nd, 1912

“Shower” For Miss Heath
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- Mrs. T. L. Smith on Tuesday evening entertained about twenty-five local friends at a parcel shower in honor of Miss Dorothy Heath, whose approaching marriage to Mr. R. H. Thomas of Lisbon is said to be one of the events of the near future. The shower was a surprise to the guest of honor, who is said to have been greeted, on her arrival, first with a shower of rice and afterward with the more substantial articles of appreciated value.
The home was tastily decorated with hearts, bells, poinsettias and streamers, affording a pleasant background for the scene of social gayety which pervaded the event. Several pleasing musical events were rendered, and refreshments were served by the hostess, assisted by Mrs. H. M. Heath.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 22nd, 1912

Trotters Couple Happily Wedded
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A very quiet little wedding party appeared before Justice Gardner of Sentinel Butte, where he halved their joys and doubled their sorrows while the sunbeams of light-light played tag upon their happy faces. The bride was Miss Mabel Kidder, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Kidder of Trotters, and niece of the Kidder brothers, Beach. Mr. Benjaman Russel was the happy man, while Mr. William Voyen and Miss Cora Kidder acted as best man and lady. After the ceremony the young couple were taken to the home of the Kidder brothers, where a delightful little surprise was prepared for them. From one surprise they were hustled into another with such rapidity that they had scarcely time to collect what few wits they had left, yet they appeared on the scene at Trotters in time to intercept a grand reception which had been prepared for them by Mr. William Voyen, at Wilson’s hall, and was presided over in most approved style by William Sperry as master of ceremonies.
They received presents too numerous to mention, household goods of every description, also pigs, chickens, cattle and everything that is useful to a young couple starting life on a farm. Frank McNiece presented the bride with a fine horse, which is an act of generosity not common with Frank. And Frank is happy with the rest because he also will joining the Benedicts in the near future.
The Advance gleans the foregoing data from a friend of the bride and groom, who was present to enjoy the ceremonies referred to. We sincerely congratulate the young couple on their new found happiness and wish them a long and prosperous life in the Golden Valley.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 29th, 1912

Harry Boungren, a brother of Mrs. Harry Boast of this place, died this week at the home of his sister, from tuberculosis of the lungs. The funeral was held at the Congregational church on Wednesday, Rev. Gress of Beach, officiating.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 29th, 1912

From our regular correspondent - Burkey:
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kremers have a baby boy, born to them last Friday.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 29th, 1912

Compositor Made Advance Libel Friend
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In its account of Russel-Kidder wedding last week, The Advance unintentionally did both of its informant and one of the guests a wholly unintentional injustice through a compositor’s error which made the words “an act of generosity not uncommon with Frank,” read “an act of generosity not common with Frank” - which is a very different position indeed. The gentleman is Mr. Frank McNiece, one of the guests at the wedding reception, and in the natural event that he would not be wholly pleased with the article as it appeared we have the original copy still on hand to demonstrate that the fault was not that of our informant, as he might perhaps suppose. The Advance extends its apologies both to Mr. McNiece and the person who kindly supplied us with the account of the wedding. The compositor has been killed and his obsequies will be conducted from our private morgue a week from next Wednesday.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 29th, 1912

Mrs. Frank Dunlap received word Wednesday night telling her of the death of her sister at Peoria, Ill., whom she visited earlier in the winter. Mrs. Dunlap will be unable to attend the funeral.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 29th, 1912

Pretty Wedding Scene
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Solemnized At St. John’s Chapel Sunday
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Miss Dorothy Heath Married to R. H. Thomas, Former Local Man
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St John’s chapel of the Episcopal church in this city was the scene of a pretty wedding on Sunday afternoon, the 24th inst., when Mr. Richard H. Thomas of Lisbon, N.D., led to the altar Miss Dorothy C. Heath, and their marriage was solemnized by Rev. J. S. Brayfield of Dickinson.
Miss Heath is one of the city’s most popular young ladies, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry M. Heath, and has at different times been employed in a number of the business places of the city, where her genial disposition made her many warm friends. The groom is also well known in Beach, having been connected with the Case Threshing Machine Co.’s sales department here and also with the Novelty Theatre, of which he was at one time owner and manager. He is now located at Lisbon with the Case Company, and will take his bride there to establish their future home.
The marriage took place at 2:30 o’clock, in the presence of relatives and immediate friends, among whom Miss Florence White of Dickinson and Cyril Heath of Isabel, S.D. acted as bridesmaid and groomsman. Both bride and bridesmaid were handsomely attired in white. The chapel, at which this was the first wedding to be performed, was decorated with ferns and pink and white carnations, and the altar draped with white hangings in token of the nature of the event. The wedding march from Mendelssohn was effusively rendered by Mrs. H. H. Miller.
Among the out-of town guests present were August Hanson, state sales manager for the Case company, at Fargo; O. G. Thomas, Fargo, a brother of the groom; Cyril Heath of Isabel, S.D., Miss Florence White of Dickinson; E. L. Johnson, Minneapolis, an uncle of the bride. A wedding dinner was served to the relatives and out-of-town friends immediately following the ceremony.
Among the gifts were a handsome Bible, a present from the pastor; a large cut glass bowl by the Lady Maccabees, and many choice gifts of cut glass, silver and linen from friends and relatives.
The young couple planned to leave Wednesday for Lisbon, where they will be at home to friends after April first.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, March 29th, 1912

Little Son Of Martin Malmin Died Thursday
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Theodore R., three-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Malmin of the Saddle Butte farm, died at an early hour Thursday morning after a severely painful illness of the abdominal organs, lasting since last Saturday. Arrangements are being made to conduct the funeral from the Lutheran church in this city at 2 p.m. next Saturday, and it is expected that Rev. Grafton will be present from Glendive to officiate. The funeral will start from the farm at about 10 o’clock Saturday morning.
Heartfelt sympathy is being expressed to Mr. and Mrs. Malmin by their friends and neighbors. The deceased child was a manly little fellow and will live in their affections for his lovableness quite as much as for the tender relation they bear to him.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, April 5th, 1912

From our regular correspondent - Williams:
Mr. and Mrs. O. G. Cripps are rejoicing over the arrival of a baby boy born on Sunday morning, March 24th.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, April 5th, 1912

Ethel Jousley was the recipient of a surprise from a party of her young school friends Wednesday evening on account of the thirteenth anniversary of her birth.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, April 5th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Piesik have the sympathy of the community in the loss of their infant son born to them on Tuesday and buried on the following afternoon. The funeral services were conducted from the residence, Rev. Father Wolpers officiating.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, April 5th, 1912

Mrs. C. V. Knox received a telegram Sunday morning from Stewartsville, Minn., her former home, bringing the sad news of the death by drowning of a nephew about seven years of age. No particulars given. The telegram came an hour and a half after the east bound train had left the station, making it impossible to reach her relatives in time for the funeral. The shock of the news and the disappointment in not being able to make the trip home, caused the serious illness of Mrs. Knox for a few days, but she is nicely recovering now.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, April 5th, 1912

Friends of Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Lovell will regret to learn of the death of Mrs. Lovell’s father on Sunday morning at the family home at Gilby, N.D. The deceased has visited Mr. and Mrs. Lovell here and will be pleasantly remembered by some of our citizens. The local family was at his bedside at the time of his death, and attended the funeral, which occurred on Monday afternoon at Gilby.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, April 5th, 1912

W. M. Whitaker celebrated his sixty-fourth birthday anniversary with a family gathering on Monday night.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, April 12th, 1912

Miss Edna Gray, teacher of the third grade in the local school, was called home last Saturday by a letter announcing her father’s serious illness. She left at once for Hope but her father had passed away before her arrival. She returned Wednesday and took up her duties in the school. Miss Gray has the sympathy of her many friends here.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, April12th, 1912

A little baby girl made its appearance at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Foster of this city of April 5th.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, April 12th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Latteral, residing six miles south of Sentinel Butte, are parents of a baby girl born last Saturday morning.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, April 12th, 1912

Nagle-McNiece Nuptials Performed Monday Night
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At 6 o’clock Monday evening, April 8th, at the Catholic parsonage in this city, Rev. Father Wolpers officiating, occurred the marriage of Mr. Frank McNiece, son of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew McNiece, and Miss Inez Nagle, a popular young school teacher whose home is at Deer Lodge, Montana. Mr. John McNiece, brother of the groom, officiated as groomsman, while Miss Dorothy Palmer assisted the bride. The bride is a very bright and accomplished young lady, and has become very popular with all during her stay in this locality. The groom is classed as one of the very best young men in this locality and has a wide acquaintance, and his friends are numbered by the score. The young couple have taken up their residence at the pretty little farm home of the groom, near Trotters. The best there is in this whole world is none too good for this estimable young couple and The Advance joins with a host of friends in wishing them a long and happy wedded life.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, April 19th, 1912

The marriage of two Beach young people is reported as having taken place before Judge Paxton at Medora Tuesday, the parties being Chas. Krieger and Anna Hede of the Wisconsin restaurant.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, April 19th, 1912

Recent Births
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The following is a list of births as reported by the local physicians this week:
To Mr. and Mrs. Frank Zellinski on April 13th a boy. Residence 8 miles southwest of town.
Mr. and Mrs. Milton E. Northrup on April 13th a girl. Residence 22 miles northeast.
Mr. and Mrs. George Elliott of Beach a boy, April 17th.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm Farran, April 10th, a boy. Residence 6 miles southwest.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Houden, April 10th, a boy. Residence 5 miles northeast.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kranick, April 12th, a boy. Residence 20 miles south.
Mr. and Mrs. D. J. McCallum, April 13th, a boy. Residence south of Sentinel Butte.
Mr. and Mrs. Ole Waldahl, April 17th, a girl. Residence 12 miles northeast.
Mr. and Mrs. Theo. G. Quade, April 17th, a boy. Residence 9 miles southwest.

The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, April 19th, 1912

A baby girl is reported to have come to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Franklin on Monday, April 8th.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, April 19th, 1912

Manger Smith And Miss Chesman Wed
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Manager Chas. F. Smith of the opera house achieved an important success for himself and the play house, when in the presence of Pastor James of the M. E. church of Miles City last Sunday he made permanent the retention of his popular cashier Miss Alice Chesman, by saying with her the words that made them man and wife. Miss Chesman is well known as the competent lady bookkeeper of the First National Bank. She has been a resident of the city for about two years past and has made many friends. “Smithy” as he is popularly known, has also been a resident of Beach for some time and has proved himself a business man who knows some of the essential factors of success. The young couple are occupying apartments over the bank, and are receiving the congratulations of all their acquaintances and friends.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, April 19th, 1912

Mrs. William Nix Passed To Great Beyond
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The funeral of Mrs. William Nix, who died of Brights disease last Friday at 7 o’clock p.m. occurred from St. John’s Catholic church in this city last Monday morning. Deceased was 32 years of age, and leaves a husband and three children who henceforward will be compelled to know and feel the sorrow of being deprived of a good wife and mother. Mrs. Nix was a daughter of John Michel, who resides west of this city, and was well and favorably known in the entire community. The remains were followed to their last resting place by one of the largest processions that has even been witnessed in this city, which was evidence in itself that the deceased bore the love and respect of a host of friends.
Albert Michel, brother of Mrs. Nix, arrived from Wisconsin to be in attendance at the funeral.
The Advance joins with the entire community in extending condolences to the sorrowing relatives.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, April 25th, 1912

Mrs. Hugh Egan and Miss Mamie Crossen this week received the sad intelligence of the death of their grandmother, Mrs. Gilson, who died at her home in Sparta, Wisconsin, Sunday. They were unable to attend the funeral owing to the illness of Mrs. Egan.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, April 25th, 1912

Miss Catherine Schuld of Loyal, Wis., was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. E. Brown and family within the past week, and left from here for Wibaux, where it is understood she was married on Wednesday morning to Mr. Amos Beatty, a former acquaintance from her home town.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, April 25th, 1912

From our regular correspondent - Williams:
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kranick are rejoicing over the arrival of a baby boy born to them last week.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, April 25th, 1912

Cost Valley One Settler
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- Immigrant En Rouje Here On Lost Titanic
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Dead Man a Brother of Will O’Connor of Carlyle - A cousin Now Enroute
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The Golden Valley had to come in locally for a share of the loss from the sinking of the great Titanic last week - as, doubtless in some sense nearly every community in the United States has had to do. The passenger in whom the Valley would shortly have had as a resident was Patrick O’Conner, enroute to this country from Ireland with the expectation of joining his brother Will O’Connor, a farmer residing about three miles west of Carlyle.
Postmaster Clark of Carlyle gave The Advance the news of this fact in a conversation by phone Wednesday night, and stated that a cousin of the boys, Miss Ella Shine, was also a passenger in the ill-fated steamer but was rescued, and is now in New York City. We did not understand positively, but have the impression that she will come here.
Mr. O’Conner of Carlyle is one of the prosperous farmers of that vicinity, and has been a resident of the locality for the past five years. His brother has been imbued with an interest in the fertile valley of western North Dakota and eastern Montana through correspondence which had been going forward between them, and was filled with zest to come out and see the land of opportunity whose fame had come to him over seas. The deceased young man was unmarried and but twenty-one years old.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 3rd, 1912

From our regular correspondent - Williams:
Louis Kremers died last week, Wednesday, from apoplexy. The funeral was held on Saturday, April 27th, a large number being in attendance.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 3rd, 1912

Funeral Of Lou. Kremers
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Well Known Burkey Farmer Buried Saturday
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Death Occurred From Apoplexy on Wednesday, April 24 - Burial Saturday
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The funeral of Louis Kremers, who died at his home at Burkey on April 24th, occurred from St. Mary’s Catholic church at Burkey, Saturday, April 27th, Rev. Father Minixhofer officiating.
Mr. Kremers was a young man practically in the prime of life, being but thirty-two years of age, and was a brother of Leon Kremers, the Burkey merchant. He had a large acquaintance throughout the Valley, and was a man whose sterling worth was appreciated by all. His untimely calling away came as a shock to the entire community. Apoplexy was the cause of his demise, he having been ill but a few days. The remains were laid to rest in the Catholic cemetery at Burkey, and a large crowd of sorrowing relatives and neighbors were present at the last sad rites.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 10th, 1912

George Bearse, who has been a patient at the hospital for the past four months, died Saturday morning of tubercular peritonitis. His mother arrived from Mapleton, N.D., and on Sunday morning accompanied the remains to their old home at Williamston, Michigan. The deceased was well known in this locality, having been employed for a long time in the Russell Miller company’s elevator here. He had always been in good health up to the time of the elevator fire in January, at which time he contracted a cold from which he never recovered and which developed into the disease which caused his death. George was an excellent young man and was in the very prime of life, and his death came as a severe shock to his many friends in this locality, although it had been known for some time that he could not recover from the dread disease. The sympathy of the entire community goes out to the bereaved relatives.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 10th, 1912

The death of Mrs. S. E. Sutton occurred in this city Sunday morning, May 5th. She was sixty-five years of age at the time of her death and has been a resident of this city for some time, making her home with her daughter, Mrs. Hans Jenson. She was also the mother of E. B. Sutton of this place. Another daughter, Mrs. M. V. Barnett of Three Forks, Montana, arrived here, and together with the other relatives will accompany the remains to the former home at Garnett, Kansas, where interment will take place. The remains of Mr. Sutton, husband of the deceased, which have been resting in the Beach cemetery, will also be taken to Kansas and interred alongside of those of the wife. The bereaved relatives are expected to start on their sad journey today. The Advance extends condolences to them in their sorrow.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 10th, 1912

Word was received here Tuesday morning of the death, at Bryan, Ohio, of W. E. Stough, father of Dr. R. W. Stough of this city. The deceased was sixty-eight years of age and was a veteran of the civil war, having been a member of Co. C. 100th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. In 1863 he was a captured under a force of Longstreet’s and after spending a few days in Libby prison he was transferred to Belle Island, where he underwent the horrors of the rebel prison for six months. The funeral occurred Wednesday from the Presbyterian church in Bryan, and the remains were laid to rest in the Shiffler cemetery near the scene of his youth. The doctor left here last week and was at the bedside of his father when the old gentleman breathed his last. The many friends of the doctor here sympathize with him in his bereavement.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 10th, 1912

Attorney Mark F. Jones of this city was married at Platteville, Wisconsin, Saturday, May 4th, to Miss Roxie Shepherd, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. A. Shepherd of that city. Attorney Jones is one of the brightest legal lights in this section of the country, and has a host of friends here who will congratulate him upon his return here with his young bride, early next week. While we are not acquainted with the bride we know that she must be a young lady of accomplishment, for she has captured one of North Dakota’s very best citizens. The Advance and the citizens of Beach and vicinity extend the joyful hand of welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Mark F. Jones.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 10th, 1912

E. B. Sutton returned today to his farm near Westmore, Mont., after spending a week in this city. He was called here owning to the sickness and death of his mother.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 10th, 1912

From The Herald - Medora:
Blanche, aged seven, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Connell, died at their home Sunday night of heart disease. The funeral was held Tuesday, Rev. John Orchard of Dickinson conducting the services; interment was made at the home. The child has been ailing since fall, but was not considered seriously sick until a few days ago. Dr. Spear of Belfield was attending her, nothing could be done, and the little one died at one o’clock that night. The parents have the sympathy of all, and a fellow feeling of those who have watched and cared for a child’s well being.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 10th, 1912

From The Republican - Sentinel Butte:
Walter Walker and Mrs. Chas. Walters received word this week of the death of their father at Aitkin, Minn., and left at once for that place to be present at the funeral.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 10th, 1912

Bullet Stops His Flight
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Yellowstone Monitor Tells Of Shooting Affray
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Man Killed By Glendive Policeman While Trying To Make His Getaway
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Around 3 o’clock last Thursday morning, Night Officer John Haggerty was passing through the alley west of the business blocks on Merrill Avenue, when he came upon a man standing near the waste paper can at the rear of the Hollecker establishment. The man seemed to be preparing to start a fire, and was acting decidedly suspicious, so Mr. Haggerty took him into the Helms & Volkert saloon to ask questions and make further examinations. Watching his chance, the man suddenly darted out of the side door and started north up the alley, with the officer in pursuit. Mr. Haggerty shortly drew his gun and commanded the fleeing man to halt when near the Hub saloon corner. They reply was a string of epithets directed at the officer. The latter gave several further warnings while chasing his man down the street north. When in front of the Jordan hotel annex, the officer fired several shorts, directed at the sidewalk near the pursued. It is presumed that one of these glanced and struck the man, for he suddenly stopped and leaned up against one of the post of the hotel.
When the officer reached the man, the latter remarked, “well you got me all right.” Mr. Haggerty responded and said it was his intention to take the prisoner to the city building. Then he saw the man was more severely injured than first appearances showed. Mr. Haggerty proceeded to take the man up the street to the office of Drs. Hunt, Hammerel and Donohue. Arrived at the foot of the stairs, however, the prisoner said he was too weak to proceed, and was half carried up the stairs. There the officer saw that the man had breathed his last.
Examination showed that the bullet had entered under the left shoulder blade, ranging upward and coming out below the collar bone. It was a wound that ordinarily always proves fatal, as in this case, being so near the region of the heart.
This morning a coroner’s jury was empaneled to sift the case, the jury consisting of Wm. Houck, Arnold Griffin, Ed O’Neil, Claude Parker, Harry Dion and W. F. Stewart. They found the facts as above stated, bringing in a verdict of accidental shooting, and placing no blame whatsoever on Officer Haggerty. The deceased is a man of robust built, apparently 25 or 30 years of age. One night last week he was put in the city jail as a vag, so the officers say, and was booked under the name of Tom Scallan.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 17th, 1912

John C. McNiece Becomes A Benedict
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At the Catholic parsonage in this city, on Wednesday, May 15th, occurred the marriage of John C. McNiece, son of Mathew McNiece, and Miss Dorothy Mae Palmer, whose home is at Greenwood, Wisconsin. The beautiful marriage rites were read by Rev. Father Wolpers.
The groom is well known in this locality and his integrity is beyond question. His friendship is highly prized by all and he is a thoroughly, all around industrious young man. The bride, who has been in this locality for the past year, has made many friends and as a consequence of both their popularity they are receiving the congratulations of the people of the entire community. The Advance joins the van in extending to the happy young couple the best wishes for a long and happy wedded life.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 17th, 1912

Peter Hartse and wife of Carlyle are the parents of a girl born on May 3rd.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 17th, 1912

Mark F. Jones and bride arrived here Saturday and are receiving congratulations of all.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 17th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Gunder Twedt, who reside six miles north of this place, are the parents of a baby girl who made her appearance at their home on April 10th.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 17th, 1912

A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Lee Nolan at their residence thirteen miles north of town, on the 10th inst.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 17th, 1912

Cupid Pays Visit To Carlyle Home
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The home of Rev. Dudley of Carlyle, was the scene of a very pretty wedding on Sunday last, when Mr. Chas. Nelson and Miss Alberta Kate Muggah, both of Edgehill, were united in the holy bonds of matrimony, Rev. Dudley officiating.
The bride was attended by Mrs. R. N. Grandy while Mr. Grandy acted as best man.
The groom is a thrifty farmer in that vicinity who through his integrity has gained an enviable reputation, while the bride who has been residing on the farm near Edgehill for the past five years has also many friends with whom she is held in high esteem.
The young couple immediately went to housekeeping on their farm, where they will be at home to their many friends.
The Pioneer extends congratulations and best wishes. - Wibaux Pioneer.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 24th, 1912

From The Republican - Sentinel Butte:
Mr. and Mrs. B. G. Odiorne have completed arrangements for the removal of the remains of their son Benjamin from Dickinson to the cemetery at Burkey and the funeral services will be held there on Friday morning of this week.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 24th, 1912

A little baby boy arrived Tuesday morning to gladden the home of Mr. and Mrs. Adamson of this city.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 24th, 1912

The recent arrival of a little daughter has gladdened the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Brown.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 24th, 1912

Roscoe Clark and Miss Luella Zimmerman left Thursday morning for Miles City, where they will be married. They expect to return to Carlyle in a few days.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 24th, 1912

Vince and Felix Wicka received a telegram Wednesday evening from Dodge, Wis., stating that their father was dead. They left Thursday for Dodge to be present at the funeral.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 24th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sunders of this city, are the parents of a baby boy born Tuesday evening, May 21st at Valley City, where Mrs. Sunders has been with relatives for some time. Mr. Sunders is no doubt, anxiously awaiting the return of the mother and young heir.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 31st, 1912

A Horrible Tragedy
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Wibaux Woman Of Underworld Commits Suicide
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The Gazette, Published at our Sister City, Gives Details of a Sorrowing Life
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On Wednesday afternoon of this week, Sam Fletcher was arrested on a charge of assault and battery in the 3rd degree. He was arranged before Justice T. J. Bushell. States Attorney Albert Anderson prosecuted the case, and Attorney S. J. Leahy acted for the defendant. The prisoner pleaded guilty, and the court imposed a fine of $50 and costs, or in default, 25 days in jail. The assault was perpetrated upon his wife, and the sequel occurred to this but an hour afterwards, when his wife, Madge Fletcher, came up town to straighten out her husband’s troubles. While doing so, she made a purchase of a box of cartridges from the hardware store, and returned with her husband to her home. She still bore the marks of strangulation, which she had suffered at her husband’s hands in the earlier part of the day.
Upon their arrival home, she retired to her room and premeditatedly took her revolver and placed it to her right temple and fired one shot, which penetrated the lower extremity of the brain, causing almost instantaneous death. The door of the room, in which she had locked herself was burst open by some of her friends, who were in the house at the time, but they had not the least idea of any suspicious moves on the part of the victim, but life was extinct before they entered. Dr. P. L. Ashley was immediately summoned but death had come before his arrival.
Sheriff F. L. Boyce was summoned, and he took charge of the body until a corner’s jury was summoned a little later. The coroner and the jury took depositions of the case, and retired to meet again on Thursday morning.
On Thursday morning Attorney Albert Anderson arrived and investigated the case, and during the investigation several witnesses were called and evidence was secured that she had threatened to take her life in the earlier part of the day.
Exhibits are produced in evidence, among which was a letter the victim had written a few minutes before her death. This will, beyond a doubt indicate the nature of the trouble that has been brewing for some time. The following is the letter: “My Dear Husband: - For the last time I will call you my husband. Sam, some day you may find out that I have been true to you, and I will say that I have not long to live, that as a wife I have not had anything to do with anybody for almost two years.” There is no doubt but what charges of infidelity were some of the things that provided the tragic end.
Many alone in this life have tried hard to make a brave fight to get on a better footing and make the future more honorable than the past. Some have done well, when they have a had a new environment and smooth sailing, but the taunts of those, who should manifest an unswerving confidence, is the hardest to endure of all. There is no such stuff in human nature strong enough to stand that kind of strain, nor endure the curses and buffeting of those who should be one’s friend. This is a cursed cold world and relentless too. All we can say concerning that little frail figure seen often on our streets, is, that no one pitied you, but the Great Father, who is always merciful, and who will truly meet out a just reward, no matter if in this life you received from them, who should have given you merited confidence nothing but cuffs and frowns, surely, He, who weighs the world and the hearts of men with an equitable justice, will see to it that you shall have your reward unhesitatingly.
The funeral services took place on Thursday afternoon, and was conducted at the grave side by the Rev. Chas. E. White, and the interment was made in the Wibaux cemetery. A number of friends were in attendance to bid their friend goodbye, and to pay their last respects to one they had known so well.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, May 31st, 1912

Death Claims Fred Bryson
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Prominent Farmer Died In This City
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- Funeral Occurred at Carlyle and Was Largely Attended by Friends
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- Frederick Bryson of Stewart, Montana, died in this city, Friday, May 24th. He had been sick about ten days and was brought to this city to receive medical treatment, but his sickness had advanced to such a stage that the best of skill was unable to stay the hand of death. The funeral occurred Sunday at Carlyle where the remains were laid to rest. Rev. Whitner conducted the services. The deceased leaves a wife, and aged mother, five sons and one daughter, who will silently weep long after the tears of mourners are dry, long after the sorrowing friends recover from the shock of the news of the untimely death. The Advance joins with the whole community in extending sympathy to the bereaved relatives.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 7th, 1912

Last Saturday afternoon at 4 o’clock, in the city of Dickinson, Rev. A. C. Hacke of that place spoke the words which welded for all time the lives of Arthur R. Hoffman and Miss Edna Strand, both of Beach. The young couple have a wide acquaintance here, the groom having lived here for some time; his original home was Sparta, Wisconsin. The bride was a popular teacher in our city school for the past term. The home of her parents is at Fergus Falls, Minnesota. The newlyweds returned from Dickinson Sunday evening and at present are guests at the Callender Hotel. They expect to start housekeeping in a short time. The groom is one of the proprietors of the Hoffman confectionery store. The Advance hastens to join the many friends of the young couple in wishing them a long and happy wedded life.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 7th, 1912

From The Marmarth Mail - Marmarth:
The body of Joe Myers, who was drowned in the Box Elder just after the ice went out, was found about 5 miles down stream from the drowning, in the Little Missouri last week. The remains were taken to Minnesota for interment.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 7th, 1912

Mr. Guy Whitaker and Miss Florence Clark, both of this city were married Wednesday evening by Rev. W. Howard Thomlinson of the Congregational church. The newlyweds are well known in this community. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Clark and the groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. William Whitaker. The best wishes of all are tendered to this young couple and The Advance joins the van in extending congratulations and in wishing them the best there is in the world.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 7th, 1912

The home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Welsh, seven miles west of town, was made brighter by the arrival of a little baby boy Sunday last.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 7th, 1912

A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Peter Linde of this city Tuesday of this week.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 7th, 1912

An item which we overlooked a week ago was the arrival of a bright little babe at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lako.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 7th, 1912

Was Born In Slavery
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- Black River Falls, Wisconsin Negro Is Dead
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Brief History of Negro Character who was Well Known by Many Beach Citizens
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Frank Lyons, one of the oldest barbers of this city, died at the county home, last Thursday morning, May 23rd, of a complication of diseases, aged about 65 years. The funeral services were held on Saturday afternoon, Rev. L. E. Hoisington officiating, and interment was made at Riverside cemetery.
Frank Lyons was born in slavery near Georgetown, Kentucky. He came to Wisconsin at the close of the Civil War, coming with one of the Wisconsin regiments returning from the conflict. He first landed at Sparta, where he remained a year or so, and then came to Black River Falls. He entered the barber shop of William West Hendricks, probably the first colored man who conducted a barber shop here, and learned the trade. In a few years he opened a shop of his own on Water street, where he remained in business for forty years of more, and until his building and outfit were swept away by the flood of last October .
While he had not been in the best of health for several months before the flood, that disaster wiped out his earthly belongings and he was almost disconsolate for several weeks. He finally got an outfit together and opened shop in the rear of the Kelner building. His unfortunate situation aroused the sympathy of his friends and the patrons whom he had served for so many years, and as soon as conditions became settled a building bee was organized by some of them. Lumber for a new home and shop was hauled from the piles of debris down the river, and a building was erected opposite the Waldum house, near the new depot. There Frank started life over again, but it was with broken spirit and rapidly failing health. He got some business, probably as much as his condition would permit him to attend to, and thus he passed the winter, reflecting upon the pleasures of other days and often mentioning his homesickness for his old home and shop on Water street.
In his younger days, Frank had a good trade and was prosperous. Many of his patrons were loyal to him to the last. He was a man of quiet and unpretentious manners. He was a man of powerful physique, and was fond of athletics. He was never a man of quarrelsome or troublesome disposition, but in the old river days, when trouble-makers were more numerous than in the later years, particularly in the fighting line, he never evaded those who wished to bother him.
He lived along the greater portion of his life, having living rooms in the rear of his shop. He has a sister living at Greenville, Mississippi, who is his only relative, so far as we know. - Black River Falls Journal.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 7th, 1912

Dead Man Identified
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Man Found On Track Near Wibaux Is Known
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John Danielson, of Belfield was the Unfortunate Victim of the N. P. Train
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The coroner’s jury at the inquest held on Thursday morning over the remains of one John Danielson of Belfield, returned the verdict of death being caused by being accidentally run over by the Northern Pacific train.
One W. R. Sites identified the body and on being examined, testified that he knew the man to be John Danielson of Belfield, N.D., that he had accompanied Daniels (sic) on No. 7 from that city to Yates on the evening previous, where they remained until after 1 o’clock, when they started to walk to this city; that after walking some distance Danielson laid down beside the track to take a nap and that he left him there and came on to Wibaux.
The body of the dead man was found by eastbound passenger No. 4, which goes through Wibaux at 2:55 a.m., and was brought to this city early yesterday morning by the local section crew.
A freight train passed over the spot where the fatality occurred, between the hours of one and two o’clock in the morning, and it is believed to be by this train that Danielson met his death.
Sites, whose home is at Belfield further stated that the deceased had a farm or claim in that vicinity and that he had been working on an engine with some plowing outfit there, shortly before he left.
A brother of the deceased arrived Thursday evening from Belfield and accompanied the remains to that city for interment on the following morning. - Wibaux Pioneer.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 14th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. George McGregor are rejoicing over the advent of a bright baby girl that came to bless their home of Friday June 7, 1912

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The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 14th, 1912

From The Herald - Medora:
Cards are out announcing the marriage of Junia Herring of Howe, Ind., to J. E. Seybert of Indianapolis, May 28. The young lady is a sister of Mrs. J. K. Swihart, and was here visiting last summer.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 14th, 1912

Married In Iowa
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A pretty wedding occurred at the home of the brides parents, at Tripoli, Iowa, June 12th, 1912 when Miss Eliza Washington and Mr. J. G. Boylan of Steele, N.D. were united in marriage.
The bride is well and favorably known here, in both social and educational circles, having been the efficient principal of the Beach High School for the past two years, and the Advance joins with her many friends in wishing the young couple a safe and happy voyage on the matrimonial sea.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 14th, 1912

Loses Life In River
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Snake River, Idaho Hold Body of Victim
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West Salem, Wisconsin Man, Known by Many Here Is Dead
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Last Friday afternoon while fishing from a bridge in the south fork of Snake River, sixty miles east of Idaho Falls, Idaho, during an electric storm, Leroy Stilson, of West Salem, Wis., lost his life. It is thought that he was first rendered unconscious from an electric shock and then fallen into the river.
Mr. Stilson was quite a prominent man in his home town having served in the state legislature for a number of years. He was quite well known in Beach, having at one time been the guest of our present county treasurer, J. E. Arnold, and his many friends here will regret to hear of his sad fate.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 21st, 1912

The stork visited the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Kukowski who reside fifteen miles north of town, June 7, 1912

, and left a bright little baby girl.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 21st, 1912

Death Of Mrs. Amunrud
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Mrs. Oscar Amunrud died at the Beach Hospital last Tuesday night. The lady had been ailing for some time, having not fully recovered from an operation which was performed at Fergus Falls, Minn., early this spring. She was the wife of Oscar Amunrud who resides two and a half miles east of town. Besides the husband, seven children, two boys and five girls are left to mourn the loss of a loving mother. The funeral will be held Saturday at 2 o’clock p.m., from the Lutheran church in this city. The Advance extends sympathy to the bereaved relatives.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 21st, 1912

A 9 lb. daughter arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank O’Rourke of Saddle Butte, on June 11, 1912

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The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 21st, 1912

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Garey, of Burkey, June 18, 1912

a bright baby girl.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 21st, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. T. Middleton of Rocky Butte are the proud parents of an eleven pound son and heir born June 12.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 21st, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Goldsberry mourn the death of their infant son Sidney Russel which occurred Saturday, and whose birth we noted in the last weeks issue. The funeral services were held at the home, Rev. Adams of the United Brethren Church officiating, and the remains were laid to rest in the cemetery south of town.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 21st, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. James Clark residing northeast of Sentinel Butte are rejoicing over the advent of a lovely baby girl to their home June 26th.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 21st, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Johnson residing eight miles south of town, are the happy parents of a baby, born June 6, 1912

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The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 21st, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Riggs are rejoicing over a bright baby born June 10, 1912

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The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 28th, 1912

Neil Egan celebrated his seventh birthday last Saturday afternoon by giving a delightful party to a score or more of friends. A dainty lunch, games and other modes of entertainment made the time pass so swiftly to the little guests that they just wished his next birthday wouldn’t be so long in coming; and one little boy was heard to remark that he wished his brother could have been there, too.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 28th, 1912

Much to the delight of Mr. and Mrs. Ripley, the stork in passing over the city Tuesday morning, June 25th, 1912

, tarried a few moments to deposit a precious bundle, containing a pretty little eight pound girl, at their home.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 28th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lee mourn the loss of their seven-week old son Darrel, who passed away Friday afternoon. The funeral was held Saturday, at 2 p.m., Rev. Thomlinson officiating, with Mrs. Alton at the piano. The choir consisted of the Misses Freda Brault, Daisy Logan, Olga Anderson and Genevieve Gerrish, and the pall bearers were Jess Hougen, Bernard Heath, Russell Letson and Hunter Patrick. The Advance extends sympathy to the bereaved parents.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 28th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Kitchen’s little three year old daughter Madge, of Sentinel Butte, was taken suddenly violently ill last Monday with tetanus and in spite of the best medical aid procurable died Friday. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 28th, 1912

About 25 or 30 little tots gathered this afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Koehane to celebrate little John’s birthday. A most delightful time resulted.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 28th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Hughes, residing 16 miles south east of town, are the happy parents of a boy born June 18, 1912

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The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 28th, 1912

From our regular correspondent - Williams:
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Offley are happy over the birth of a little son, which occurred this week. Mother and babe are both doing well.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 28th, 1912

On Thursday morning, June 27, there arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Marshal F. Miller a sturdy eight pound boy.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, June 28th, 1912

Accident Was Fatal
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Clifton Thomlinson Dies From Bullet
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Little Step Son of Gunder Tweed Succumbed to Wound Inflicted By Little Playmate
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- A peculiarly sad accident occurred last Tuesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Richardson, who reside seven miles north of town. Little Clifton Thomlinson, aged 11, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tweet, went over to spend a pleasant afternoon with his little friend Robert Richardson, aged 8, and the two chums were having the time of their lives, boy like, examining a new 22 rifle which Robert had but recently become the proud owner of. In some unaccountable manner the weapon, which was in Robert’s hand was accidentally discharged, and the bullet lodged in the upper spiral column just below the medulla oblongata. The spinal cord was completely severed, and paralysis set in almost immediately.
A physician was summoned, but owing to the particular nature of the wound nothing could be done to rouse the victim from the comatose state into which he had sunk, so after a consultation it was decided to take him to Dickinson to be examined by an X Ray in order to locate the bullet and submit to an operation.
On Thursday Dr. Stough took the patient to Dickinson, where it was thought advisable to await a partial return to consciousness before operating, but on Saturday the sufferer passed away before an operation could be preformed.
The funeral was held Monday afternoon, from the Methodist church and the remains were laid to rest in the cemetery south of town. The Advance joins with the entire community in extending sympathy to the heart broken parents.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, July 5th, 1912

Wayne Sifert celebrated his fifteenth birthday Sunday, June 30, by entertaining a number of his young friends at croquet.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, July 5th, 1912

W. W. Whiledge and wife are rejoicing over the arrival at their home in Yates on July 1, of a fine boy who tipped the scales at ten and one half pounds. As this is their first of course he is the “best that ever was”.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, July 5th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Felmann were made happy Monday, July 1, 1912

by the arrival at their home of an eight pound guest who announced in no uncertain voice that he had come to stay.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, July 12th, 1912

A son arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Baer, four and a half miles southeast of town, Wednesday, July 10, 1912

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The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, July 19th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Rosenbohn who reside twelve miles north east of Beach are the happy parents of a young heir who put in an appearance Tuesday evening, July 16, 1912

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The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, July 19th, 1912

Born - to Mr. and Mrs. Ate Cramer, living eight miles south east of Beach, on Saturday, July 13, twin daughters. One of the twins lived but a brief spell, however, and the parents have our sympathy.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, July 19th, 1912

Born to Mr. and Mrs. R. V. Cooper Tuesday, July 16, 1912

, a boy. All are doing well.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, July 19th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Luther Douglas were made happy Monday, July 15, by the arrival of a bright little girl at their home in Dennis, Mont.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, July 19th, 1912

Wedding Bells
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Mr. Raymond Kragnice and Miss Mable Morris were married at the M. E. church in Glendive, Wednesday, July 10, 1912, Rev. Lealand officiating.
The groom, whose mother resides at Trotters, his own home being a 320 acre homestead north of Wibaux, is quite well known in this locality, and impresses one as being a young man of sterling worth.
The bride, whose parents reside sixteen miles southwest of Beach, has been the efficient stenographer and bookkeeper for A. E. Kastien for the past two years, and previous to that time she taught two very successful terms of school in this county. She is a bright capable young lady, and by her strict attention to business, and courteous treatment of all, she has made many friends, and will be sincerely missed. Mr. and Mrs. Kragnice will spend a few days with relatives and friends before their ultimate departure for their claim near Wibaux, where they will make their future home.
The Advance extends congratulations to the newly wed and hope that the best in life may be theirs.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, July 26th, 1912

Cupid Gets Busy
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Miss Anna Grout and A. E. Harmond were united in the holy bonds of matrimony Tuesday evening, July 23, 1912

at 8 o’clock, Rev. Thomlinson officiating. The wedding was a very quiet affair, only the most intimate friends of the contracting parties being present, and was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Woods. The bride is well and favorably known in Beach, and the groom is employed as express man at the N. P. depot, and has many friends. They will start housekeeping at once in the Chas. Welch house. The Advance joins the many friends of the newly wed in wishing them the best there is in life.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 2nd, 1912

From our regular correspondent - Williams:
Mr. and Mrs. McManigal are the proud parents of a baby boy born July 22, 1912 Both mother and little one are doing nicely.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 2nd, 1912

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Zabel, who reside seven miles northwest of Beach, Monday morning, July 29th, an eleven pound boy. Everybody happy including the boy.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 2nd, 1912

Killed In An Asylum
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Billings County Broncho Buster Is Dead
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“Nigger” Lee Known to Many Old Residents Here, Was Shot by Guard
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Belfield Times: A nephew of Gus Anderson who, on his return from the east, stopped off at Jamestown to see his uncle, the latter being an inmate of the hospital for the insane at that place, brings word that Charles Lee, better known as “Nigger” Lee, became so violent at the institution that it was necessary for one of the guards to shoot him dead in self defense.
Lee, who was an old-time rider on the range, and until a few years ago considered a fair sort of a fellow, for a darkey, was known as one of the best broncho busters in this section. About three years ago he got mixed up in some crooked deal and was incarcerated in the Billings county jail at Medora, to expiate his guilt. Shortly after his release he was again arrested, and this, together with other troubles affected his mind. He was finally adjudged insane and sent to Jamestown. His tragic death culminating an aimless life.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 9th, 1912

Rev. Even Vaaler Laid To Rest
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Rev. Even Albert Vaaler, son of Rev. and Mrs. T. R. Vaaler, passed away at the parental home at Fossum Friday afternoon after a several month’s illness from consumption. His death did not come as a surprise to his relatives and many friends as it had been known for the past few months that his condition was such that only death could bring relief. Rev. Vaaler was a young man of a kind, amiable disposition, and had taken much interest in church works during his short life. Deceased was born in Columbia county, Wisconsin, on March 6th, 1881, where he resided until 1890 when together with his parents, he moved to Fosston, Minn., and made that his home until 1896. In the fall of 1896 the family moved to Twin Valley, and that same fall the deceased entered the Park Region College at Fergus Falls, from which he graduated two years later. From Fergus Falls he went to Decorah, Iowa, and took up a four years’ course in Luther College, graduating in 1902, after which he attended the Luther Seminary at Hamline, graduating from a three years’ course in 1905. At the close of his studies at the latter institution he accepted a call from Grove City and Atwater, where he served as pastor until he was elected to the principalship of Wilmar Seminary, which position he held two years, when it was necessary for him to resign on account of poor health. Rev. Vaaler then returned to his home here and remained about a year, when his health was improved enough for him to accept a call from the Beach, N.D., congregation, but his health became very poor again, and he returned to his home about a year ago and has resided here until the time of his death. Besides father and mother, deceased leaves four sisters, four brothers and a host of relatives and friends to mourn his demise.
Funeral services were conducted by Prof. O. E. Brandt, of Luther Seminary, yesterday afternoon at the Wild Rice Church. Rev. Norby, of Gary, Rev. Bothne, of Ulen, Rev. Larson, of Lake Part, and Rev. Strom, of Fertile assisted in the services. Interment was made in the church cemetery.
The bereaved relatives have the sincere sympathy of all in their hour of sorrow. - Twin Valley (Minn.) Times.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 9th, 1912

Mrs. Clark Reed was an arrival from San Marcos, Cuba, Saturday, and is now the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. N. Kirkpatrick.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 9th, 1912

Charley Kirkpatrick and Clark Reed, who returned home from San Marcos, Cuba, last week have been employed to work for some of our farmers during the harvest season.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 16th, 1912

Young Girl Is Victim - - - - -
Sunday Storm Near Glendive Had One Fatality
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Daughter of Widow Woman Loses Life When Shack is Overturned by Storm
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During the severe wind and hail storm last Sunday afternoon an unfortunate accident took place, in which the victim, Miss Hazel Olive Nelson, lost her life. The young woman lived with her mother, Mrs. Joseph Nelson, on their homestead about 6 miles north of Bloomfield.
When the storm came up, mother and daughter were sitting at the table eating lunch. Before they were able to seek safety the storm came with all its violence, and before they realized it their frail little shack was torn loose from its foundation and almost completely turned over.
Both were struck with flying timbers and stunned. Mrs. Nelson states she must have lain unconscious something like two hours. When she finally was able to extricate herself she found Hazel lying on the ground nearly covered with hail stones and badly crushed. Mrs. Nelson attempted to secure assistance, but her horse, which had been picketed out, had broken away and she had to walk some two miles before she could summon help. Dr. Danskin was called from Glendive, but the poor girl was beyond human aid and passed away about noon Monday.
The body was brought here and buried from Lowe’s undertaking rooms Tuesday afternoon, Rev. H. C. Juell officiating, and interment being made in the Glendive cemetery.
Mrs. Nelson is a widow who came here from Wisconsin about a year and a half ago and took up her claim. She also has two little boys who were not home at the time, a fact which probably saved their lives. The deceased young lady was about 18 years old, and was highly esteemed and beloved by all who knew her in the district where they lived. A most peculiar coincident in connection with the unfortunate accident is the fact that only a short time ago while in town, she had climbed with her brothers to the summit of Hungry Joe, overlooking the city. Looking over toward the cemetery she made this remark: “When we come to town again we will go up and visit the cemetery.” Strangely sad we relate the remark proved ominous.
The poor mother is heartbroken. In addition to the loss of her child her house is destroyed, and also what little crop she had was badly hailed out. The many friends of the family extend her their sincere sympathy.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 16th, 1912

John P. Jordan and Miss Gazella Madzo of Sentinel Butte were married at the Catholic church in this city Wednesday morning, Aug. 14, Rev. Fr. Wolpers officiating. The Advance extends congratulations.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 16th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Duncan Cooper are the proud parents of a boy, which the stork left at their home Aug. 6.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 16th, 1912

Born to Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Bundle, Aug. 6, 1912

, a girl.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 16th, 1912

Accident Proves Fatal
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Deer Creek Farmer Killed By Fall Over Embankment
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Man, Team and Load of Lumber Roll Over Embankment Near Wolf Postoffice
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A sad accident occurred last Saturday evening up in the Wold district resulting in the death of Louis Kolberg.
Mr. Kolberg lives on upper Deer Creek a few miles above the Sam Newlon place and had been to Glendive after a load of lumber. He left town along in the afternoon, it is reported, in a somewhat intoxicated condition. It is presumed that he fell asleep and as a result the team left the road and drifted over a steep cut bank. The wagon and load was upset and the occupant fell under the heavy wagon in such a manner that his life was crushed out. He was not found until about 3 o’clock Sunday afternoon when the horses were discovered still fast to the wagon.
The remains were taken to Glendive for burial, the funeral occurring Monday afternoon. The deceased was about 49 years of age and a native of Norway. He came to Dawson county about 22 years ago and worked here for many years as a car repairer for the Northern Pacific. About three years ago he moved with his family to the homestead on Deer creek. He leaves a wife and four children .
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 23rd, 1912

Married - on Wednesday, Aug. 21st, at Sentinel Butte Mr. R. J. Campbell and Miss Fern Holcomb of Carrington, N. Dak. The ceremony took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lassell. We note from the announcement cards that they will be at home to their friends after February 1st. The Advance extends most hearty congratulations to the newlyweds.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 23rd, 1912

C. V. Knox Called Home
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- Old Veteran Answers The Final Roll Call
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Died of Heart Failure Tuesday Morning After But A Few Moments Illness
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Charles Vincent Knox, a well known and respected resident of this city, answered the call of his Creator and passed over to the life eternal on Tuesday morning of this week.
Mr. Knox had been in the best of health up to a few moments before the final summons. The cause of his death being heart failure. His death was a severe shock to his family and to the entire community for Comrade Knox was beloved by all who knew him.
He was a veteran of the civil war and was seventy one years of age. He lived an active and useful life and it is the people of such upright and sincere character as Mr. Knox possessed that make the world better for their being here.
The years roll by. Ages pass on and on. One by one, according to his allotted time, man must perish from the earth, but the effect and influence of his good deeds will live ever after him, for man was not born to died. A feeling of sadness, of sorrow seems to be interwoven in our nature when we learn of the death of a fellow being, but when we hearken back through the vista of time and see blazoned forth across the heavenly horizon, the words of the Almighty, through the message of an angel, “He has risen,” we should rejoice that our Christian friend has been called to receive his reward.
The funeral services were held this morning at eleven o’clock from the Congregational church, Rev. Howard Thomlinson officiating, and the interment took place in the Beach cemetery. The deceased is survived by Mrs. Knox who has the sincere sympathy of all in this hour of her loneliness and sorrow. Relatives of the deceased who attended the funeral were Rev. and Mrs. Douglass of Mott and Lester and Charles Tubbs of Stewartville, Minnesota.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 30th, 1912

Capt. John Egan Claimed By Death
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- Father Of Advance Editor Succumbed After Months Of Lingering Illness
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- Had Interesting Career - He Went To Japan With Commodore Perry When The Ports of That Country Were Opened to World’s Trade
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- After a long and painful illness covering many months, and which was borne with great patience and fortitude, Capt. John Egan answered the last roll call Friday, Aug. 23, 1912, at 8:30 a.m. and crossed the great divide to join his old comrades of ‘61, for whom the final “taps” had been previously sounded, and who had preceded him to that everlasting camping ground where they will awaken no more to the sound of earthly bugle.
Early in May, accompanied by two of his sons, he went to the hospital at Rochester, Minn. and submitted to an operation for cancer but, although he felt relief for a time, the malady progressed rapidly to its final fatal stages, and his demise was not unexpected. Surrounded by all the comforts that the love and care of his family - who scarcely left him day or night for weeks - could bestow to alleviate his suffering, the end at length came calmly and peacefully, and except for occasional periods of stupor he was conscious almost to the last, recognizing those about him and calling them by name.
John Egan was born in the county of Tipperary, Ireland, Oct. 12, 1833, and when a boy of thirteen crossed the ocean with his parents and settled on Long Island where as a youth he followed different occupations until at the age of eighteen an adventurous spirit and patriotic zeal to be enrolled as a soldier under the stars and stripes of the land of his adoption and with whose growth and history he was closely allied during a long and useful life, lead him to enlist in the U. S. Navy. He was stationed for several months in the Brooklyn navy yards for thorough drill in the manual and tactics of arms before being transferred to the more active service.
When Commodore Perry sailed with his fleet to the Orient to make that famous treaty with Japan for the purpose of opening up the ports of that country and China to foreign commerce, John Egan was numbered among the sturdy young men who were fortunate enough to go on that memorable cruise - a cruise on which so much hinged, and which eventually changed the destiny and opened the door of enlightenment to the East - and he served at that time as a marine on the frigate Mississippi, which later, during the Civil War, was sunk at Port Hudson by the Confederates in the river for which it was named. Commodore Perry accomplished what he set out to do, and the United States was thus the first foreign country to be admitted to trade with Japan. While cruising in the Orient he witnessed the siege and relief of Lucknow in India - a siege which has since passed into history. Lucknow, as the student of history knows, was held by an English garrison of about 2,000, and was besieged by some 50,000 Sepoys in revolt against the English government. During the siege the English ship Plover was dismantled, and the entire crew, with the exception of the gunners and powder boys, was disabled and at the mercy of the cruel and half savage Sepoys. Capt. Nichols of the Mississippi, in the cause of humanity called for volunteers to relieve the crew. This had to be done under cover of darkness, as our government was neutral. But the hearts of Uncle Sam’s brave soldiers and sailors were so deeply stirred with compassion for the peril and suffering of the brave English seamen that they eagerly volunteered to rescue the crew of the Plover. John Egan was one of those volunteers, and England afterwards showed her appreciation of their heroic deed by tendering the cross of honor to those who participated in the relief of the steamer.
After the treaty of Japan was satisfactorily consummated the fleet was ordered home by way of the Sandwich Islands. While re-coaling and resting in those sunny waters, word was received to proceed at once to Oregon to relieve a U. S. frigate that was aground at the mouth of the Columbia river and lying at the mercy of a warlike band of Indians. The siege was raised and the fleet continued on its homeward way around Cape Horn, touching at Valparaiso, Buenes Ayres, and the West Indies, thus making a six year tour of the globe, four of which was spent in Asiatic waters. On Sept. 16, 1860, the subject of this sketch was married in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Miss Johanna Callaghan, and with her removed to Fon du Lac, Wis., where his father, brother and two sisters resided. At that place in the spring of ‘61, he enlisted as a volunteer in Co. C, Twelfth Wisconsin regiment and served with honor until the close of the war. With his regiment he saw much active service, and participated in the most important battles of the Civil War, Shiloh, Missionary Ridge, Ft. Donelson, Chatanooga, Kenesaw, Lookout Mountain, Vicksburg and Fort McCallister. He was one of those detailed to run the Confederate batteries at Memphis under Commodore Farragut. Under General Sherman he made the memorable “march to the sea,” and was in the following important engagements (where the rebels surrendered to superior force of arms or strategic skill) Savannah, Charleston, Columbia and Atlanta. He was also present when the flower of the Confederacy under Gen. Lee at Appomattox Court House “laid down their arms for aye,” and was one of the participants in the grand review at Washington before the army was disbanded. When peace was restored he again turned his face westward and for two years served on the police force in Winona, Minn., when the wanderlust again took possession of him and he moved to Southern Minnesota, which at that period was a wilderness, and there in Brown county not far from the banks of the Cottonwood, whereon nestled a small collection of crude homes, then known by the name of Barns Station, but now Springfield, Minn., he built his home and reared his large family. After a residence of thirty years in the gopher state he spent a few years at Sisseton, S.D., and six years ago moved to Tagus, this state, where he remained until a year ago, when he came to Beach where most of his children reside. His daughter Margaret died in infancy forty-four years ago, his beloved wife, Johannah Callaghan Egan, preceded him to the great beyond twenty-two years ago, and his son Stephen Wilson Egan, a writer and newspaper man of much ability and a young man of rare promise perished in a blizzard near Tagus, Dec. 11, 1905, in his twenty-seventh year. The latter was a severe blow from which the aged veteran never fully recovered. He is survived by nine children, Edw. E., Martin A., Howard, Hugh, Pierce, Mrs. Agnes Gee, Mrs. Emeline Sifert, all of Beach, M. C. Egan of Tagus, and Mrs. Mary Kane of Pocatello, Idaho, all of whom were at his bedside when calmly and peacefully, with all the consolation which religion could afford, he breathed his last. Besides his children there were six daughters-in-law, one son-in-law and a nephew Noonan present. The other two sons-in-law and a brother and sister being detained at home by distance and business and the two latter by personal illness. By birth an Irishman, by adoption a patriotic, loyal, American citizen, who placed the welfare of his country above all selfish interests, in creed a Catholic, in politics always a Republican, and in principles solid as the Rock of Gilbraltar, true to his friends, a fond parent with rare pride in his children, and ever ready to take up arms in need be in defense of the weak, or in the cause of right, such was John Egan, whom to know intimately was to respect and like. He leaves many warm friends among his numerous acquaintances throughout the land who will hear with a pang of his demise, and will sincerely mourn his loss. In his capacity as commander of the local GAR Post at Springfield, Minn., for a number of years, and in his attendance at state and national reunions of the old soldiers he was constantly in touch with most of the prominent veterans of his day, and one by one he saw their ranks thinned until but a mere handful remains. John Egan was a broad minded, well read man, a deep student of all social, religious, economic and political problems of the day, but withal a simple old- fashioned gentleman such as was bred in the early days of our Republic, and devoid of the shadow egotisms of the present generation. He had a rare intellectual ability and an inherent love of literature, his favorite hymns being “Lead Kindly Light” by Newman and “The Valley of Silence” by Father Ryan, the confederate poet. He was early led to try his hand at composition, and although not having the educational advantages of many of his contemporaries he was according to critics a poet of no mean ability, and in early life composed and published several patriotic selections and poems on his travels in the Orient. The one entitled “India” is among his best in that line, and commemorates his cruise around southern India, Arabia and Persia, and lands of antiquity and romance which appealed so strongly to his ardent poetic nature. The following stanza will give the reader an idea of its beauty. “I have sailed with dark eyed maidens on the Indus’ pearly tide, I have basked beneath the palm trees on the flowery Ganges side, And I have danced by moonlight on Arabia’s happy strand, Where the scattered race of Ishmael still wanders o’er the land.” The funeral services were held Monday morning from St. John’s Catholic church of this place. Rev. Father Wolpers officiating and the remains, clad in a suit of blue and decorated with the G. A. R. button and badge, in charge of the sons Edward and Martin, were taken to his old home at Springfield, Minn., and laid beside the faithful wife, whom he had loved so truly, and who has been waiting for over a score of years for their happy reunion in the great beyond.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 30th, 1912

The Angel Of Death Visit’s the Editor’s Home - - - - - Our head is bowed to the will of our Creator. In the unerring judgment of His all- seeing wisdom He has seen fit to take from us our aged father. The man who during the twenty-seven years of our existence has pointed out to us the path of righteousness. If we have not always followed that path, if we have at times, during the commercial strife and activities of the world, fallen by the wayside, it does not detract one iota from the honesty, the integrity and the christian like spirit of that man who now sleeps in a newly made grave. Our mother died when we were but a mere babe and this father during all those years has kept his family together and consecrated his life and his fortune to the education of his children. He has taught us to respect the rights of individuals, the rights of communities and the rights of governments. He has taught us to be loyal to our home and to our country. He has instilled into us the mystery of faith and the rights of religious liberty as it should be applied to all mankind and away down deep in the innermost recesses of our heart and mind we appreciate the noble deeds of this man of four-score years. If we could be accorded the privilege of living the good, clean, active and useful life that our father has lived, we would feel that we had not lived in vain. His life was intermingled with sorrow and pleasure and as he lay there upon the couch which was to be his last resting place where he passed from this earth where he had spent so many years in honest toil, his mind traveled back across the sea to that little Emerald Isle where, in this land of sorrow, this land of martyrdom, this land of intellectual greatness, he first saw the light of day. As he grew to be a little prattling babe he saw his mother bending over his cradle and praying for strength in that hour of famine, that hour of pestilence and of a government’s fanatical persecutions. He heard her ask that her son be given the courage that is ever born in those who are compelled to endure tortures and persecutions, rather than to give up certain sacred vested rights which had been handed down to them from generations gone before. As the babe grew into a mere lad he saw his friends and relatives, one by one give up their lives in the cause of liberty, and he, himself, then but a lad of thirteen, embarked on a ship whose prow was turned westward, to that “land of the free,” the land that has always opened wide her doors to let the persecuted strangers of other lands enter her gates. He landed in the great metropolis of America and lived and labored there until he had attained the age of eighteen at which time he joined the United States Marines and later went to Japan when the ports of that country were opened to the trade of the world. The scenes of these olden times, the joys and sorrows of them all, flitted across the intellect of this aged man. He remembered so plainly the return home of that memorable fleet of United States battleships, and how after receiving an honorable discharge, he settled down to tilling the soil in old York state, during which time he met, courted and married Miss Johanna Callaghan; how he answered the “call of the wild” and together with his young wife migrated to Wisconsin which was then considered a wilderness. How vividly the memory of those old days came back to him. How plainly he remembered the time shortly after getting his little cabin erected in the wilderness, when he heard the call of Abraham Lincoln for volunteers to preserve in unity the country of his adoption; and how he bade good bye to his young bride and for four long years, fought, starved and suffered with his comrades in the Twelfth Wisconsin Infantry. It was shortly after he went South to battle for his country that a little daughter arrived in his Wisconsin home, and it was during the long years of this terrific struggle that the blessed mother alone at home bent over the cradle of his little babe and silently prayed for the preservation of the father and child the same as the mother of this aged man had done so many years before in Ireland. After hostilities had ceased and the South was conquered the subject of this sketch, like thousands of other brave heroes, came home and quietly went back to the tilling of the soil and with a whole-hearted spirit of charity for the vanquished foe helped to bind up the Nation’s wounds. As he lay there upon that snowy white couch, the picture of peace and quietness, his mind recalled all those incidents which were interwoven with his life’s work. Again he recalled the time, shortly after the war, when the spirit of the frontiersman got the better of him and he moved with his family to Winona, Minnesota, and a little later to Springfield, in the same state, where most of his children were born and where he saw the wife of his youth laid to rest more than twenty years ago. As he recalled trials and tribulations, the sunshine and happiness of his life, a smile of contentment seemed to steal over his countenance. Secure in the peace that always comes to those who lead a good life, he gazed up at the faces of his family of grown-up children who gathered around his death bed and, clasping in his hands the emblem of mankind’s redemption, he closed his eyes forever. The immortal spirit of John Egan had gone to its eternal reward.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 30th, 1912

Miss Ida Litenberg, aged 18, died at the hospital in this city Wednesday evening, Aug. 28, 1912

. Death was due to the clotting of blood in its circulation which sometimes causes a complication to occur in typhoid fever, a disease from which Miss Litenberg suffered. The young lady resided with her sister Mrs. Ed. Feltman 12 miles north of Beach and she was brought to the hospital for treatment a week ago. The funeral took place today.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 30th, 1912

Born to Mr. and Mrs. James Subert, of Burkey, Aug. 21, 1912

, a girl.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 30th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Yopp are rejoicing in the advent of a little girl into their home, Friday Aug. 23.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 30th, 1912

A girl was born Tuesday, Aug. 27, 1912

, to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Poorman eighteen miles southeast of Beach.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 30th, 1912

Born, Aug. 23, 1912

, twins - a boy and a girl - to Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Beier of Rocky Butte. The tiny blossoms lived but a day and passed away Aug. 24.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 30th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Attletweed are the happy parents of a nice little baby girl, born Monday Aug. 26, 1912

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The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, August 30th, 1912

From our regular correspondent - Lone Tree: Mr. and Mrs. Supert are the proud parents of a baby girl born Wednesday, August 21, 1912

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The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, September 6th, 1912

Mrs. B. Connis returned home from Illinois Saturday whither she had gone to attend the funeral of her mother. The Advance extends condolences to Mrs. Connis in the bereavement over the loss of her mother.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, September 6th, 1912

Funeral Of John Egan - - - - -
Laid To Rest At Springfield Minnesota - - - - Buried With Military Honors By Comrades Which He Once Commanded - - - - -
The funeral of Capt. John Egan occurred from St. Raphael’s church in Springfield, Minn., Monday morning, Aug. 26, and the last sad rites were performed when all that was mortal of our father was laid to rest in the beautiful Catholic cemetery by the side of our angel mother. At 10:30, Rev. Fr. Fay celebrated Requiem Mass after which he delivered an eloquent funeral sermon, taking for his test: “Man’s Usefulness on Earth and Dying as he Lives.” In the course of his sermon Fr. Fay read a letter from Fr. Wolphers of Beach showing that the deceased died as he had lived a practical Catholic. He then sketched his life telling of an honorable upright character and bringing out most forcibly the point that as he was true to his religion and his God so he was true to his country and spent the best years of his life defending it. Among other things Fr. Fay brought out incidentally the fact that it was John Egan who hauled the first load of rock for the foundation of St. Raphael’s church, thereby showing the practical side of his religious nature. The church was crowded with the friends of almost half a century and the priest addressed a few remarks to the gray haired veterans who were present commending their loyalty and patriotism and telling them that it was not for him to criticize or lecture them but that their past manner of living spoke for itself. The funeral was a large one and was conducted with all the honors due to a veteran of the Civil War, the flag being borne ahead as the cortege wound its way to the cemetery. The pall bearers, Comrades W. H. Tompkins, W. H. Rowe, D. J. Sheffield, Henry Mallett, Adam Katzenberger and Fred Ramey, were all, with the exception of the last named veteran, members of the Philip Cutland Post when Capt. John Egan was Commander and were old and tried friends of the family.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, September 13th, 1912

Man Killed By Train Last Monday morning the body of a man by the name of McCarthy was found lying along side of the railroad track near Yates, his head and one arm being completely severed from his body, which of course points to the fact that he was killed by a train. Just how the unfortunate man happened to meet with the fatal accident is not known.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, September 13th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Roberts of this city are the parents of a little girl who made its appearance at their home the early part of the week.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, September 20th, 1912

“A Little Child Shall Lead Them” (Contributed) The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Johnson died at the home of her parents on Friday Sept. 13 at the age of six months and 23 days. The little one had been in poor health for some time but it was thought was improving slightly the last week till Friday morning she suddenly became much worse and at last passed away. She was the delight of her parents and grandparents alike and the loss of her is indeed hard to bear. But our loss is her gain. Funeral services were conducted at the Congregational church by Rev. Thomlinson, Sunday morning after which the remains were laid to rest in the Beach Cemetery.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, September 20th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Gunner Fahlstrom of Lone Tree township are the parents of a baby boy, born Saturday, September 14th.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, September 27th, 1912

Married At Dickinson The marriage of Mr. Loomis Wilson of Beach and Miss Sophie Marie Winterfield of Sparta, Wis., was solemnized at the local Congregational parsonage on Wednesday evening, Rev. A. C. Hacke performing the ceremony. They left on Thursday for Beach, where they will be at home to their friends after October 1st. Mr. Wilson has been with the Model Clothing Co. at Beach for the past two years and is one of that progressive city’s progressive young men. Mrs. Wilson’s old home is in Sparta, Wis., but for the past year or two she has had charge of the information desk of the Packard Motor Car Co. at Detroit, Mich. The young couple will be boarding for the present. - Dickinson Press. The young couple arrived in Beach Thursday and are receiving the congratulations of their many friends. The groom is known to almost everyone in the valley and the bride, whose former home was at Sparta, Wisconsin, also has numerous acquaintances here. The Advance hastens to express congratulations to the newly weds.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, September 27th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Marion Hess, who reside twenty miles south east of Beach are the parents of a baby boy who made its appearance at their home Monday last. The parents are proud of the little youngster, more so perhaps on account of its being their only child.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 4th, 1912

Married - At St. John’s Catholic church in this city, Tuesday morning, October 2nd, Rev. Father Wolpers united in marriage Mr. Winfred Argall and Miss Lucy McLaughlin, both of this city. The bride and groom were attended by Leo McLaughlin and Miss Francis Cook. After the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served at the home of the groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Argall. The bride is a daughter of William McLaughlin a well known citizen of Beach. The newly weds are among the best known young people of this locality and are this week receiving the congratulations of their many friends. The Advance joins in offering congratulations and best wishes for a long and happy wedded life.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 4th, 1912

The Advance editor is in receipt of a card announcing the arrival of a little daughter at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Dence of Belfield, on Wednesday, September 25th, 1912

. The little lady will be known as Joan Elizabeth and will be the pride of the joyous father and mother for all time to come.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 4th, 1912

A little son arrived at the home of County Superintendent of Schools and Mrs. Joseph A. Kitchen last Wednesday, September 25th.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 11th, 1912

A baby daughter was born to Editor and Mrs. Shear of Sentinel Butte on September 28th. The little one died a few hours after birth and Mr. and Mrs. Shear have the sympathy of all.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 11th, 1912

Two marriages were solemnized at St. Johns Catholic Church in this city, Rev. Father Wolpers officiating, Monday morning, October 7th, when Miss Mary Rezab became the bride of Mr. Hubert Schmitz and the lives of Miss Mary Schmitz and Mr. Edward Kawlewski were linked together forever. Simon Schmitz and Miss Cathrine Bartley attended both couples during the ceremony. The contracting parties are well known in this locality having resided here for a considerable length of time. The grooms are both progressive well-to-do farmers and their brides were selected from among the very choicest of our flowers of young womanhood.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 11th, 1912

Died - Mrs. Kate Stubbs passed away at the home of her sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Wibe near Burkey, Thursday morning October 3rd and was buried Saturday in the Beach cemetery. The lady was about sixty years of age and the direct cause of her death was heart failure. The Advance extends sympathy to the bereaved relatives.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 11th, 1912

A bright little winsome babe arrived Oct. 3rd to bless the home of Mr. and Mrs. Buell Richards, who reside about twenty five miles north east of town. Mrs. Richards has been a patient at the Beach hospital for the past few days.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 11th, 1912

On Sept 22nd a little daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. William H. Clark at the home of E. M. Runk near Rocky Butte.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 11th, 1912

Arthur J. Castner and wife are the parents of a baby boy which arrived at their home near Rocky Butte on September 23rd.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 11th, 1912

The stork presented Mr. and Mrs. Jens Worst of Carlyle with a baby boy on October 4th. Mrs. Worst was at the Beach Hospital when the little stranger arrived.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 11th, 1912

A little son arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Barrett Linger of this city on Friday October 4th. The sturdy little eight pound babe will be known as Maynard Russell Linger.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 11th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Louis Raisler of Rocky Butte are the proud parents of a little son which arrived on the 7th inst.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 11th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. George F. Hall who reside about fifty miles north of this city are the parents of a boy born on the 8th inst. Mrs. Hall was the guest of Mrs. Ed Madison of Beach when the stork arrived.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 18th, 1912

Mr. Odie Hougen and Miss Julia Hagen both of this city were married in Miles City on Friday October 7th. The groom is one of the energetic business men of this place, being connected with the Hougen Tailor shop and the bride is proprietor of Beach’s popular Milliner store. The young couple have returned to this city and the congratulations of their numerous friends are being showered upon them. Mr. and Mrs. Hougen have taken up housekeeping in the rooms adjoining the milliner store. The young couple enjoy a large acquaintance in this vicinity and both the contracting parties are very popular. The Advance is pleased to be able to class itself within their circle of friends and we extend hearty congratulations to the newly weds.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 18th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Wallace of this city were very agreeably surprised on the twentieth anniversary of their marriage, last Thursday evening when the following parties filed into the reception room of the Callandar Hotel: Mr. and Mrs. Henry Walters, Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Egan, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Reeve, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wallace, Mr. and Mrs. Young, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Egan, Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Bean, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. John Baer, Mr. and Mrs. Mark F. Jones, Mr. and Mrs. John Hoffman, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Butterfield, Grandpa Wallace, Mr. M. Laughlin and Mr. Hoffman. Cards were the order of the evening and shortly before midnight a dainty supper was served. J. P. Reeve was in his usual good trim and acted in the capacity of toastmaster and a number of the guests responded to their name. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace were presented with a lovely set of china and after spending an exceedingly pleasant evening the guests departed wishing the host and hostess many happy return of the day.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 25th, 1912

On Tuesday evening of last week a party consisting of Mr. and Mrs. N. P. Reed, Mr. and Mrs. E. Lloyd, Mr. and Mrs. John Koehane, Mr. and Mrs. M. C. McCarthy, Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Egan, Miss Kathryn McCarthy and Miss Kathryn Lee, called at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sunders, the occasion being the “wooden” wedding anniversary of the host and hostess. Cards and music held the attention of the visitors during the evening, and a dinner was also served, and the guests departed to their homes wishing Mr. and Mrs. Sunders many happy returns of the day.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 25th, 1912

Again has the Angel of Death visited our vicinity and removed one of our most prized treasures, Hugh, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edd Crossen. He was a beautiful child and his parents fondly hoped that he might be permitted to grow up to gladden and cheer their home. But a kind and Heavenly Father had otherwise ordained. The funeral services were held in the Catholic church Saturday, Oct. 12, at 10:30 - Sparta (Wis.) Democrat. - Mrs. Crossen is well known by many Beach citizens. She and her little son, Hugh having spent a couple of months in Beach this summer as the guests of Mrs. Hugh Egan. The Advance extends condolences to the bereaved parents and relatives of the deceased.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 25th, 1912

Quite a surprise was sprung on the people of Beach this week when it was learned that Ernest A. Weiting had quietly left the city for Mandan, on the morning of Oct. 8th and that on the afternoon of that day he was married to Miss Grace M. Miller of Winona, Minn. The bride is a sister of Marshall F. and H. H. Miller of this city. She paid a visit to this city last summer and during her short stay made many warm friends. The groom is known by everybody in this locality, he being a member of the well-known firm of Miller Bros. & Weiting. The young couple have taken up housekeeping in the rooms above their store. The Advance joins in offering congratulations and wishing the newlyweds a long life of happiness and prosperity.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 25th, 1912

Married - On October 16th, 1912

at the home of the bride’s parents near Burkey, Miss Hazel Burlingame and Mr. Joseph Weirschen of Fairview, Wisconsin. The bride is a daughter of J. R. Burlingame, one of the progressive farmers of the south territory and the groom is a tiller of the soil in far away Wisconsin. Mrs. Weirschen has a wide circle of friends in their locality and numerous were the congratulations received by the young couple when they departed Tuesday morning for their Wisconsin home. The Advance joins in the offering of congratulations.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 25th, 1912

A little daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Lindt of this city of Oct. 19th.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, October 25th, 1912

Mr. John Albert Theim and Mrs. Margaret Rath of Sentinel Butte were united in marriage by Rev. W. Howard Thomlinson of the Congregational Church in this city Monday last.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, November 8th, 1912

Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Lee are the parents of a little girl born to them on Oct. 18th
The Beach Advance, Beach, Billings Co, North Dakota, November 8th, 1912

(Contributed) - Paul, infant son of Rev. C. E. and Lizzie Hogue, born Nov. 1st, 1912

departed this life Nov. 3rd, 1912

, aged two days.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 15th, 1912

From The Herald - Medora: Oscar Hedman and Tillie Anderson, both of Beach, obtained a marriage license of Judge Paxton Thursday.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 15th, 1912

Gallagher - Brownfield - - - - -
States Attorney Richard F. Gallagher of Beach and Miss Lillian Brownfield of Sully Springs, North Dakota, were united in marriage at St. John’s Catholic church in this city, Rev. Father Wolpers officiating, on Wednesday morning, October 30th, 1912. The young couple stole a march on their many friends here and were married for almost ten days before it became generally known but the people of Beach are making up for lost time by piling high the measure of congratulations. The groom who for the past two years has been states attorney of this county is one of North Dakota’s most brilliant sons. He has exceptional ability as a lawyer and as an orator he has no superiors within the borders of this great state. The citizens of Beach are proud of “Dick” Gallagher, realizing as they do, the rare ability and exceptional talent which he possesses. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Brownfield of Sully Springs. She was born at Cooperstown, North Dakota and along with the choicest flowers that bloom underneath the thrilling sweetness of North Dakota’s golden summertime, she has gown into woman hood within the confines of this state and has now taken her place among the guardians of the home and the pillars of our christian life - the American woman. The best there is in this whole world is none too good for this estimable young couple and The Advance joins with the people of the entire community in extending congratulations and in wishing Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Gallagher a long and happy wedded life.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 15th, 1912

Harth - Newcombe - - - - -
At St. Ann’s Catholic Cathedral in Great Falls, Montana, Monday morning November 11, 1912

, occurred the marriage of Mr. Louis Harth of this city and Miss Pauline Davilla Newcombe of Great Falls. The groom is one of Beach’s progressive young business men being engaged in the real estate business here. The Advance editor has known “Louie” for years. We came to North Dakota when the hot blood of youthful enthusiasm and ambition was coursing through our veins and settled in the sparsely populated region known as western Ward county where together we stemmed the tide of fortune and under went about the same amount of joys and tortures and by a long string of connecting links and coincidents we removed to the Golden Valley about the same time where Mr. Harth by his honesty and excellent business ability has prospered far beyond his own early expectations, but not in a larger manner than he deserves, for no more square or better man ever walked down the boulevards of Beach than our old time friend, Louis Harth. The bride is also well known in this city and community having been employed for a long time in the Big Store of E. Dickinson’s. She is a charming young lady whose friends are numbered by the extent of her acquaintances. The young couple will be at home to their friends in Beach after December 1, 1912. The congratulations and best wishes of the people of this community are extended to Mr. and Mrs. Harth and The Advance, in this instance, is doubly pleased to class itself as one of the people.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 15th, 1912

J. W. Healey - - - - - Mr. J. W. Healey of Bismarck died at the Callender hotel in this city Tuesday night, the cause of his death being heart failure. He retired about 10:30 and appeared to be in the very best of health, although he complained to his business associate, Mr. Harrison, shortly before he retired, that he “felt choked up and had difficulty in breathing.” The next morning Mr. Healey was found dead in his bed and his death was evidently without a struggle as the bed clothes did not appear to be disturbed in the least. His death came as a shock to the people of this place, especially so to The Advance editor, owing to the fact that Mr. Healey was a newspaper man having been connected with the Bismarck Tribune and he spent about three hours in our office visiting with us during the afternoon and evening shortly before he died. The deceased had a large acquaintance throughout the Slope Country. He resided at Bismarck for a number of years. He leaves a wife and family to mourn his sudden death and The Advance extends condolences to them in their sad bereavement.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 15th, 1912

From The Press - Dickinson: Paul Lebo, the popular clerk of court of Billings county, was married here last Saturday to Miss Catherine Pagen. Judge W. A. Carter performed the wedding ceremony and they returned to Medora on the midnight train. Mrs. Lebo was formerly of Wadena, Minn., but came to Medora about eight months ago where she has been with her sister, Mrs. Fred Naureth. She has won many friends during her stay there and Mr. Lebo is being showered with congratulations on winning her for his bride. Mr. Lebo is well and favorably known in his own county as well as in Stark. He was born on the famous Custer Trail ranch, about four miles from Medora and has held office in Billings county as clerk of court for the past four years and is again elected without opposition to another term. He has made good as a servant of the people and everybody has a good word for Paul. He is also a musician and the Medora orchestra of which he is the leader would be hard to beat in this part of the state. Mr. and Mrs. Lebo are domiciled in the nice new home which Mr. Lebo has recently erected and furnished for his bride and they are busy receiving the best wishes of everybody in Medora. A dance and reception was held at the Rough Riders hotel on Tuesday evening in their honor and they were given many nice wedding presents.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 15th, 1912

From The Democrat - Sparta, Wis.: Mrs. Jens Running, an old resident of Monroe county, died at her home near Cannton on Tuesday, at the age of 82 years. Together with her husband, who passed away a few years ago, she came to this county from Norway, 37 years ago. She had lived on the old homestead where she died for 35 years.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 15th, 1912

Claudis La Rock Claudis, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Claude LaRock, residing on West Oak street, died Tuesday morning, Nov. 5, at 4 o’clock. The funeral services were held from the St. Patrick church at 2 o’clock yesterday.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 15th, 1912

The relatives and friends of Gen. W. W. Robinson Jr. U. S. A. retired were shocked to learn of the untimely death of his son, Capt. Edward W. Robinson at Fort Bliss, Texas, on Thursday, October 24. Captain Robinson was stricken with acute appendicitis while with his troop of United States cavalry on duty on the border between Mexico and New Mexico, he was hurried to the post hospital at Fort Bliss and operated on, his father was notified by wire of his son’s serious condition and without other warning the news of his death was received a short time afterward. His body was taken to Seattle and interment was in the private lot of the family in Mount Pleasant cemetery. Capt. Ed Robinson was born in Sparta while his father was on duty as an officer in the regular army. Much of his early childhood was spent in this city, where many remember him as an uncommonly bright and loveable child. He was with his father on the frontier during the years when the Sioux Indians were making frequent raids upon the settlers, and at the age of fifteen “Ed” Robinson armed himself, and as a scout went with the famous Seventh Calvary, Custer’s old command, and participated in the battles of Wounded Knee and Drexel Mission, and won the highest commendations for his courage under fire. He was appointed to the West Point Military academy, from Seattle, in 1896 and graduated with honor in due time. He saw active service in the Philippines during the Spanish-American war, and was made captain on March 4, 1911. He was 37 years of age and leaves a widow and a daughter Katherine, aged ten and a son, Gordon of seven.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 22nd 1912 From The Herald - Medora: W. C. Collis returned from Mandan Friday where he went to attend the funeral of his mother, who died last week at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. M. Knight of Fargo. The remains were buried in the family plot in Mandan. The family resided in that city at one time.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 22nd 1912 Mrs. Wm. Schennerhorn and Mrs. C. V. Knox returned from Stewartville, Minnesota, where they were called by a telegram announcing the death of their brother Elliot Tubbs who passed away Nov. 2, 1912

. He had been ailing for some time but love always hopes for the best and death came as a severe shock. This is the third time the grim reaper has removed a loved one from the home of some member of this family, first the son of Charles Tubbs met death by drowning and the whole family mourned the loss of this bright young life just entering manhood; then came the shock of the sudden death of G. V. Knox. The brother, Charles and Lester Tubbs, hastened to the home of their sister to offer what comfort they could, and now by the death of this brother, the family . . . . . . . . (note from transcriber - remainder of the article is unreadable)
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 22nd 1912 From The Democrat - Sparta, Wis:
A unique wedding took place at Bangor recently when the bride Nona Cass; the groom, Edward Bauer; the maids of honor, Miss Mabel Millard, Sparta, and Miss Elsie Jones, Mineral Point, and the groomsman, Clifton Jones, Minneapolis, were deaf mutes. The officiating clergymen, the Rev. J. E. Salyner, of Minneapolis, also was a deaf mute.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 22nd 1912 From The Democrat - Sparta, Wis:
Samuel H. Aney was born in Syracuse, New York, January 12, 1828 and died at his home in Welsh Valley, November 7, 1912, aged 84 years, 10 months and 5 days. He came west in 1856, settling at Ridgeville, from which place he moved to Racine, where after living a short time he settled in Welsh Valley, 46 years ago.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 22nd 1912 From The Democrat - Sparta, Wis:
Margaret Brown, of Elroy, is dead, following a horrible accident in which she was terribly burned, while filling a gasoline stove. The accident happened on Halloween. The young woman was 25 years of age. She was burned over her entire body and suffered for several days before death came to her relief, all efforts of physicians to aid her being unavailing.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 22nd 1912 From The Democrat - Sparta, Wis:
Jacob Henry Baldwin (known to all Spartans as “Gun” Baldwin) was born in Newark, N.J. June 25, 1829, and passed from life at his home in the city Monday afternoon, Nov. 11, at 3 o’clock.
With the death of Mr. Baldwin, which it is our sad duty to chronicle, another of Sparta’s pioneer settlers has answered the final summons. None of our residents were better known than he, and none more universally respected. Mr. Baldwin spent his early life in Newark, and in that city was wedded to Miss Marie Little, December 22, 1850, and in 1857 came with his wife and three children to Sparta, where both were to complete their span of life.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 22nd 1912

From The Democrat - Sparta, Wis:
Miss Marie Larue was born in Monroe county, Ohio, August 28, 1828, her early life having been spent in her native state. There she was wedded to Daniel Brooks, Dec.14, 1848, and she passed from this life to the one Beyond at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Sharp, in Farmers Valley, Nov. 6, 1912
. The first few years of their married life Mr. and Mrs. Brooks spent in Ohio, emigrating to the then new state of Wisconsin in 1854, leaving Ohio on October 3, and arriving in the little hamlet of Sparta, then consisting of but a few houses, about a month later. They first settled on a farm in Farmers Valley, which they cleared and developed, and later sold, moving then to Big Creek, where another fine farm was carved from the forest, and which continued to be their home up to the time the husband was called to his Eternal Home, April 17, 1897.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 29th 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Loren Austin are the parents of a little girl born, Monday morning Nov. 25th. Mrs. Austin is a patient at the Beach Hospital.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 29th 1912

Little Duane Cooper entertained a number of his young playmates at his home in this city on the 23rd inst. The occasion was master Duane’s birthday. The little guests were exceedingly well entertained.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, November 29th 1912

Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Schulz are the parents of a baby boy. The little stranger made its appearance Monday morning November 25.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 6th 1912

Obituary - - - - -
Miss Florence Stockwell
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Wednesday morning, December 4th, Miss Florence Stockwell died at the home of her sister, Mrs. M. Laughnan in this city.
For weeks she had resisted the progress of the grim reaper, but finally when least expected succumbed to the inevitable. For weeks her young soul had beaten like a pure white dove against the bars of her earthly prison house until it was finally set free. The memory of her virtues and amiable qualities will linger long among those who knew her. Such lives as hers are an inspiration to all and when such a one goes out it leaves a memory like “a radiant star when only one is shining in the sky.” The recollection of her blameless life will do much to alloy the grief of those left behind. The faith of her loved ones will tell them that as the bud merely passes away to give place to the full blown rose, as the first rosy fingers of dawn on the horizon presages the coming brilliant day, so her earthly life beautiful as it has been, was merely a forerunner of the glory that is to be. These thoughts will afford solace, but even with all Christian philosophy there will be times when the words of the poet will hold true. “But oh for the touch of a vanished hand, for the sound of a voice that is stilled.” The funeral will be held from St. John’s Catholic church in this city Friday morning, Dec. 6th. A complete account of the beautiful life of this young girl who was called home in the twenty third year of her existence will appear in the next issue of The Advance.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 6th 1912

Mrs. Emily Stibb passed away at the Lutheran sanatorium at Edgewater, Colorado, Thursday evening, November 21st, 1912 after a lingering illness from consumption which has been gradually undermining her health for a number of years. The sanatorium at Edgewater is a famous resort for people afflicted with tuberculosis and everything known to medicine was done to stop the ravages of the disease. About eighteen months ago Mr. Stibb moved from Wood Lake to Beach, N.D., with his family in hopes that a change of climate would be beneficial to his wife’s health, and although some relief was found, she was too strongly in the grip of the dread disease.
About two months ago Mrs. Stibb’s health began to wane rapidly, and the family moved to Edgewater where they lived until Mrs. Stibb’s demise.
Mrs. Stibb was patient during her protracted illness, and was confident up to a few hours before death that she would recover. But, as the end approached, she began considering that she must die. She expressed her desire to have the end come trusting faithfully in her Lord. As she was dying she told her husband to always remember to be kind to all and to contribute and extend a helping hand to the afflicted. She pathetically depicted the terrible plight of a person in the grip of the Great White Plague.
Ida Agata Ziebart died at the age of 28 years, a young noble hearted wife and mother.
She was born in Slayton, Murray county, Minnesota, on February 5th, 1884. She was a member of a family of twelve children. She was married to Emil Stibb on December 1st, 1904 at Wood Lake. After the marriage they moved onto a farm and farmed for four years. Two daughters were born to them, Alice and Alma. Alma preceded her mother to the grave last year dying at Beach, N.D., from tubercular meningitis.
The funeral of Mrs. Stibb was held from the German Lutheran church in this village on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 27th, at 1:30 o’clock, Rev. Justus H. Naumann officiating. The pall bears were: Edward Scheele, H. A. Schienner, John Divine, Emil Bushiahn, Otto Schulz and Herman Jesserita. The remains were laid to rest in the German Lutheran cemetery.
Mrs. Stibb is survived by her husband and daughter, mother, six brothers and five sisters. Her sisters are Mrs. Wm. Rhode, Mrs. Emile Fuerstenan, Miss Minnie Ziebarth, Mrs. Christ Lange and Mrs. Wm. Plath. Her brothers are Will, R.A., A.J., August, Julius and Edward Ziebarth.
Relatives from away attending the funeral were Emil Fuerstenan and wife, Ferdinand Fuerstenan and wife, Mrs. Louis Albert, Mrs. Julius Klath and Fred Stoliz, of Grover, S.D., Julius Ziebarth of Winthrop, Edward Ziebarth of Belfield, N.D., August Ziebarth and wife and Adolph Ziebarth of Beach, N.D. - Wood Lake (Minn.) News.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 6th 1912

Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Moran are rejoicing over the arrival of a young son Saturday evening. The mother and babe who are at the Beach Hospital are getting along nicely and Mike is more happy than ever before.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 6th 1912

On Tuesday November 24th Mr. Chas Smith of Chama and Miss Mabel Kirkpatrick of Lone Tree township were united in marriage at Dickinson. The young couple are known by almost everyone in this city and vicinity and their friends are numerous. The groom is one of the most progressive farmers in this community and is a member of the farming firm of Smith Brothers. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Kirkpatrick and has grown up from little girlhood in this vicinity. The newlyweds have taken up housekeeping on the groom’s farm near Chama. The Advance extends congratulations.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 6th 1912

Joseph L. Erickhe Advance office received a telegram Tuesday evening announcing the death of his aged father at the family home in Minneapolis, Minn. having occurred in the afternoon of that day. Joseph left town on the evening train Saturday for Minneapolis in order to be in attendance at the funeral. Mr. Erickson and family have been residents of Beach but a short time but have made many warm friends here who sympathize with them their sudden bereavement. The Advance extends condolences to one of their most faithful employees.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 6th 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kirkpatrick of Lone Tree are the parents of a baby boy born Monday morning December 2nd.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 6th 1912

On Tuesday morning, November 26th, Rev. Father Cistewicz of St. Phillips Catholic church, over across the line in Baker county, united in marriage Mr. John Grundski and Miss Stella Kaczarowski both of this place. The young couple have taken up their residence here. The Advance extends hearty congratulations to the newlyweds.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 6th 1912

A little son was a recent arrival to bless the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Jess Clark.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 6th 1912

The mother of Mrs. Iver Olson of Carlyle died of heart failure Monday Nov. 25th and was buried last Sunday in the Lutheran cemetery at Carlyle. She died after a few moments illness and her death was a severe shock to the relatives. The Advance extends condolences to the bereaved.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 13th 1912

Obituary
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Miss Florence Stockwell was born near Black River Falls, Wisconsin, Nov. 30th 1889 and died in Beach, North Dakota, December 4th 1912, at the age of 23 years and 4 days.
She grew up into womanhood at Black River Falls and came to Beach three years ago last June after completing her school work there. Her parents moved here from Wisconsin six years ago but she remained there three years longer in order that she might complete her studies and graduate with honor from that school.
Florence Stockwell was a young lady of exceptional talent and a loveable disposition and was the friend of all who knew her and at the news of her death the deepest shadow of gloom and sorrow was cast like a pal over the city and entire community.
Besides her aged father and mother the deceased leaves five brothers and four sisters to mourn the loss of one who answered the call of her Creator and passed to the world beyond. The brothers who survive her are Emerson, Leonard, Dan, Orwin and Howard all of this place and the sisters are Mrs. May Abernethy, Mrs. Annetta Zielsdorf, Mrs. Ella Zieisdorf and Mrs. M. Langhnan also of this place.
The funeral occured from St. John’s Catholic church in this city, Friday morning, December 6th, 1912 and the remains were laid to rest in the Catholic Cemetery south of town.
As the last sad rites were being read over the remains of her who had lived a noble christian life, the hearts of the people were lifted up toward that heavenly sphere, the triumphant goal for the weary ladened here below.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 13th 1912

Mr. Clarence Hubbard and Miss Novia Turner who reside north of this city were united in marriage by Rev. W. Howard Thomlinson of the Congregational church on Tuesday evening, December 3rd. This young couple have the distinction of being the first couple to become newly weds in Golden Valley County. The Advance extends congratulation.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 13th 1912

County Judge Jefferson issued a marriage license Saturday last to J. P. Sorensen of Beach and Miss Minnie M. Kramer of Stuart, N. Dak.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 13th 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Edward E. Egan of Lone Tree township, departed for Springfield, Minn., Wednesday evening, in response to a telegram announcing the death of Mrs. Egan’s sister, Mrs. George Flaiz, who passed away that morning after a brief illness. The deceased leaves a husband and six small children to mourn her loss, the youngest being an infant but a few days old. The advent of the little babe into this world being the cause of the passing of the mother into the next. Mrs. Flaig was a visitor at the Egan home last summer, and made many acquaintances here, especially out in the Burkey country, where Mrs. Egan resides - who will regret to learn of her death, and the bereaved relatives will have the sympathy of all.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 13th 1912

C. A. Carlson Died Suddenly
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Suicide Report Was Erroneous Corner’s Jury Finds Death From Edemia
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Last Saturday morning Carl A. Carlson, a farmer residing six miles southeast of Sentinel Butte, was found dead in bed.
Coroner R. E. Walker of this city was notified and immediately left for the Carlson home. When he arrived there he found a 30-30 rifle standing beside the bed and a couple of boxes of snuff on a table nearby. These outward evidences of destruction lead some to believe that it was a suicide but after the coroner had made an examination of the body it was found that no bullet had entered the body and the coroner finding that death was due to natural causes, prepared the body for burial. Some of the neighbors, however, in picking up the dead man’s clothes discovered a bottle half filled with strychnine in one of the pockets of the trousers and upon this evidence a coroner’s inquest was asked. In accordance with his request, Coroner Walker called in Doctors Smith and McNab of Beach and empanneled a jury. It was found by the physicians that the dead man’s heart was in a flabby condition due to inebriation and one of his lungs was also in very bad shape. In opening the stomach it was also found that the deceased had eaten a large quantity of raw salt pork shortly before his death. No traces of poison were found however and the jury brought in a verdict that death was due to natural causes.
Mr. Carlson had been to Wibaux and Beach Friday the day before his death. It is said that he was in hard straits financially. He leaves a wife and two small children to mourn his death.
Mrs. Carlson and children were at the home of the grandmother about a half mile distant from their home on the evening of Mr. Carlson’s death and Mrs. Carlson found the dead boy upon her return home the next morning.
The death is indeed a very sad one and the bereaved wife and children have the sympathy of all in their bereavement.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 13th 1912

Met Fearful Death At Bismarck
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Explosion of Tar in New Building Being Erected for Standard Oil Co. Was Cause of Death
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Bismarck, N.D., Dec. 10 - H. C. Duerner, who came to this city from Fargo recently to take the local agency for the Standard Oil Co.’s branch, was burned to death at 10 o’clock this morning. Another man named White was badly injured.
The fire started from an explosion of tar which the workmen were heating on a stove in a new barn that had just been erected for the Standard Oil Co. For what purpose the tar was being heated, has not been ascertained. The barn had never been used. The walls were frosted and to make it safe for the horses a stove had been put in to dry it out.
Duerner and White were working in the barn, when the explosion occurred and White made his escape, but Duerner was overcome by the fumes from the burning tar. When his body was recovered it was burned beyond recognition.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 20th 1912

A little son was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Dame, who reside six miles west of this city on December 9th. The infant lived by a few hours after birth. The bereaved parents have the sympathy of all.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 20th 1912

From our regular correspondent - Burkey: Announcement of the approaching marriage of Julia Bellmont of St. Cloud, Minn., to Frank Schrom of Burkey, N.D., has been made and will be solemnized at the latter place on Dec. 24th. (transcriber’s note - please refer to an article in the January 3rd 1913 edition concerning this entry)
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 20th 1912

From our regular correspondent - Burkey: Charley Doubles and Miss Lena Barthel went to Dickinson last week, where they were united in marriage. They are now on their honey moon trip. (transcriber’s note - please refer to an article in the January 3rd 1913 edition concerning this entry)
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 20th 1912

Mr. and Mrs. Orville Beach of this place are the proud parents of a little boy born Dec. 18th.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 20th 1912

A little son appeared at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Konodle ten miles northeast of town this morning.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 20th 1912

A little girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Percy Cooper at the Whitney Rooming House in this city Thursday, Dec. 12th.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 20th 1912

The home of Mr. and Mrs. Art Halstead southwest of Beach was made brighter by the arrival of a little daughter on Dec. 14th.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 20th 1912

Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Egan returned from Springfield, Minn., Tuesday morning, whither they had gone to attend the funeral of Mrs. Egan’s sister, Mrs. George Flaig. Miss Kathrine Egan, who has been attending St. John’s Academy at Jamestown accompanied her parents home and will spend the holidays here.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 20th 1912

Mr. and Mrs. John Wilson of Rocky Butte are the parents of a bouncing baby boy. The babe was born at the home of Mrs. Wilson’s mother, Mrs. Emma Reinicher in this city.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 20th 1912

Mr. and Mrs. John Herr of Alpha are the proud parents of a nine pound boy born at the Beach Hospital last Friday, Dec. 13th.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 27th 1912

Mrs. A. R. Thompson of this city received the sad news Tuesday of the death of her mother, Mrs. Martha Johnson, which occurred at Blair, Wisconsin that morning. Mr. and Mrs. Thompson spent a few weeks at Blair this fall and at that time Mrs. Johnson was very sick and she had never fully recovered. The Advance extends condolences to the bereaved relatives.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 27th 1912

Chas. Kirkpatrick, Jr., left the first of the week for Taylor, N.D., where he will spend the holiday season with his sister, Mrs. Heisley and family. - Sentinel Butte Republican.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 27th 1912

Christmas Day was indeed a sad day for Mrs. E. E. Egan of Lone Tree township who received a telegram from Springfield, Minnesota that morning announcing the death of her aged father, Mathew Ryan. Mrs. Egan returned from Springfield a week ago after attending the funeral of a sister. Mathew Ryan was born in the county Waterford, Ireland on March 22nd 1829. He was one of the early pioneers of Minnesota and on August 28th of this year he received a gold medal of honor from the state of Minnesota in appreciation of his heroism as one of the defenders of New Ulm during the Indian massacre of 1862. The Advance editor has known Mr. Ryan since we were a little child and it was with the deepest sorrow that we learned of his death.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 27th 1912

Mr. Emry Maul of Detroit, Michigan and Miss Emma Livingston of Beach were united in marriage by Rev. W. Howard Tomlinson in this city Tuesday evening December 24th. The bride is a daughter of E. E. Livingston of Beach and is well known here and the groom is a prosperous business man of Detroit. The Advance extends congratulations to the newly wed. We understand that Mr. and Mrs. Maul will spend about ten days here before going to Michigan to reside.
The Beach Advance, Beach, Golden Valley Co, North Dakota, December 27th 1912

William B. Offins age 84 years died at the home of his daughter Mrs. C. W. Heckman about five miles southwest of this city, Monday morning at nine o’clock. The old gentleman had been ailing for some time and his death was not unexpected. The funeral took place this morning and the remains were laid to rest in the Beach cemetery. They sympathy of all is given to the bereaved relatives of the deceased.

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