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February 7, 1973

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2- The Sidney Herald, Sidney, Mont., Wed., Feb. 7, 1973 Chamber Tells Class Topics Classes in acetylene welding, arc welding, women's exercise, typing, bookkeeping, photography, human relations aral possibly auto tune - up will be offered to adults in the area after a survey proved interest by the public. A small charge will be made for the classes but cost of materials will be extra. The classes will be held at the Sidney High School and are expected to run between 20 and 40 hours. Persons interested in par- ticipating in the classes are asked to attend an organizational meeting Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the high school. Demand of the classes was expressed in a recent survey conducted by the Sidney Chamber of Commerce, KGCX Radio, the Sidney Herald and Sidney's public school. Further information can be obtained by contacting the Sidney Cham- ber. Kansas Man Gets 5 Days Gary I). Harris, 23, of Kansas City, Kan., was sentenced to five clays in the Richland County Jail here Monday in Justice Court on a larceny charge stemming from the theft of gasoline at a local filling station. Harris was arrested Feb. 4 by city police when he apparently was apprehended while syphoning gasoline from a bulk truck at the Peavey Co. station. Police arrested Harris at the scene. Events Calendar FEBRUARY 8 Noon - Kiwanis, I,alonde Hotel 8 p.m. -- Alcoholics Anonymous, Pella I,utheran Church 8 p.m. -- Al Anon, Pella I,utheran Church FEBRUARY 9 7:30 p.m. -- Card party, Girard Hall 6:30 p.m. -- Sioux F. U. potluck oyster supper, Cartwright ttall. FEBRUARY 10 8 p.m. -- Mondak Wagon Train Meeting, Scout Cabin 8 p.m. -- Rebekah l,odge, Fairview, Pinochle and Whist Party, IOOF Hall 5 - 7 p.m. - l,onsdale Methodist Church Annual Hobo Stew FEBRUARY 11 1 p.m. - Girard F. U. l,ocal Potluck dinner and meeting, Wayne Nevins home 2 to 5 p.m. -- Reception for MIA "l,ittle Festival" traveling art exhibit, J. K. Ralston Museum. FEBRUARY 12 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. -- Christian Women's Club luncheon, Elks Club. (;all 482-3615 for reservations. 7 p.m. - Central Elementary Historical Cantata, Junior ttigh Auditorium FEBRUARY 13 7:30 p.m. -- Richland Unit, American l,egion Auxiliary at the home of Mrs. Roy Rounce. Mrs. (;race Wilkinson is co- hostess 7 p.m. -- West Side Elementary patriotic program, Junior iligh Auditorium "SINCE 1958" NORTHERN Dresses for Orphans A Sidney housewife, Kathie Smith, displays dresses she has made for Korean Orphans. She i has sewn 105 of the dresses since November and they will be sent to orphanages in Korea along with other items being made by other persons across the country. -- Don Mrachek Photo Screening Test Dates Set Adult screening tests for vision, hemoglobin, mantoux and blood pressure have been scheduled in Richland County atElmdale Feb. 8 and in Sidney Feb. 20 - 23, according to Richland County Health l)epartment officials. Tests have been held in Fairview, Savage and l,ambert Feb. 5 - 7. Testing in Elmdale will be held at the hall from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday and tests will be run in Sidney at the Elks Lodge Feb. 20 - 23 from 10 a.m. through 7 p.m. Mary Alice Rehbein, County Health Nurse said the clinics are of particular value for l)ersons over 35. She added that the vision screening test is She said that persons wearing glasses may consider the test to determine if further eye examination is necessary. A test for the disease, diabetes mellitus, is planned and involves screening to find if a part of the body is-unable to perform certain vital functions. If the test indicates the need for further examination, the test participant will be given a card to present to his family i)aysician, who will be given the results of the test. Mrs. Rehbein stressed that no one will be turned away from the test centers and urged everyone to take part. Names Budget The largest construction budget in Montana - Dakota Utilities Co. history was an- nounced this week by David M. Heskett, MDU president. Twenty - one and one - half million dollars is budgeted to be spent (luring 1973 for con- struction of new facilities, enlarging and up-grading present facilities and pur- chasing replacement equip- ment throughout the com- pany's five - state service area. The largest single ex- penditure listed by Heskett is $9.1 million, MDU's share of this year's projected con- struction costs of the 440- megawatt power generating station near Big Stone, S. D. MI)U is a 20 per cent partner with Otter Tail Power Com- pany and Northwestern Public Local Schools Given Money The second payment of state equalization funds to public schools for the 1972 - 73 school year has been made by Superintendent of Public In- struction Dolores Colburg. The January payment, the second of five to be made to schools, was $5,855,540 or 15 per cent of the total state annual equalization aid. The first payment, in September, was $7,662,382 or 20 per cent of the total aid funds. Three other payments will be made Feb. 28, March 30 and June 30. Richland County received $73,277. Service Company in con- structing this $120 million lignite - fired power plant. Heskett indicated the plant is scheduled for completion in 1975. Other large projects to be undertaken by MDU in 1973 are construction of a 60 - mile electric transmission li Dickinson, N. D. to H t N. D. ($1 million), replacement of 31 mileSd transmission line Bismarck, N. D. ($1.4 Thiessen Bill Hearing Slated The joint Senate - House local government committees will hear testimony on S. B. 280 The Municipal Electric Utility Act, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. The bill, sponsored by C. R. Thiessen (D) Iambert, and l,uke McKeon (D), Anaconda, would enable a Montana Municipality to own and operate its own electric utility. Under consideration will be the mechanics of the bill as well as the desirability of allowing municipalities this option. For further information on the hearing contact Senator C. R. Thiessen or Representative Al Kosena, chairmen of the respective committees. Police Court Arlen J. Moran, 20, Sidney, $150 fine for reckless driving. Orvat O. Obergfell, 49, Sidney, $25 fine for failure to back in safety. Barbara E. Foss, 35, Sidney, $20 Smaller projects sd by the company during ttl include replacement of 15 of gas transmission li Glendive, Mont., ($35 addition of a gas con_  near Bismarck, N. D. ($ i and additional replaces damaged facilities cast the 1972 Rapid City, S. I), ($220,000). Heskett cO that the 1973 constt program was in line will term company objectll providing the most rel dependable electri natural gas service MDU customers. Anticipated 1973  penditures by state ar Dakota, $10,369,317.00; Dakota, 6,145,467.00; M 3,995,981.00; Wyo 756,408.00; Minne D'j.ay:rloe:eF;il"ony, sid"J I FReOe 1Marie Nrlin' SidneY' 3 I Mikelson Giving Up Job Harry F. Mikelson, superintendent of Sidney's schools, announced his retirement Monday night at a J B sei. :is Ski, va US] 's Ser e 17,o.oo. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Reidlt K Fairview, boy, Jan. 30, 7 I OZS. Mr. and Mrs. Clinton_,"i (' Lambert, girl, Feb. 4, 7 I Mr. and Mrs. Jean Bio 1 .I Brockton, boy, Feb. 4 7 I I'', ( fine for speeding. S Alfred C. Hernpel, 30, Culbertson, MARRIAGE LIcEN$| $20 fine forspeeding. LeoW. Purse I, GashilI, W, P Jerry L. Brown, 20, Sidney, $20 Myriam E. Latouge, RiVr t fine for careless driving. Wyo., applied Jan. 31.  Oscar Baier Williston, N. Madeline Sandberg, williS has served in Sidney's school systems for the past 28 years, l,ane said. He acted as principal of the special School Board Trustee's Junior - Senior High School meeting, according to chair- here from 1945 through 1957 and sirfiple but it will determine the man of the board, AI Lane. has served as superintendent person's ability to recognize Mikelson has served in since 1957. objects at a cerin dis. e%. .dfzation f0r.0.yer 39 zears. He During his years in Sidney, .... *, .......... ,"  :; i , : ' ...... Mikelson has been active as Governor of Montana District Kiwanis and as Chairman of the Kiwanis International Committee of Underprivileged Children. He served as president of the Montana Etlucation Association and as Montana representative of the 621 UNIVERSITY AVENUE Phone (701) 572-3251 !i!i WILLISTON, NORTH DAKOTA 58801 American Association of School Administrators in the upper mi(lwest region. Mikelson and his wife, Viola, said they will remain in Sidney. They have two children, l,orna Nelson of Bozeman and Nolan of Glasgow ............ WEATHER  S Date H - I[ 0 Jan. 30 36 10 | Jan. 31 45 L7 | t Feb, 1 ,13 1/ [ } Feb. 2 47  I "I Feb. 4 34 2#'i (: Feb. 5 31 Total precipitation this 0.08 inches. Long - term avet ( 0:48 inches. J WATER TREATING COMPANY FEATURING .. Manufacturer and Distributor of Water Conditioning Equipment ! Nortw00er00e ergW aterass Valve No C0 g dltl0n erSplun9ers, No Solen oids, No Diaphrams. Motor Driven. This Valve has Revolutionized the Water Conditioning Industry. 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