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4A SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014 Around our area SIDNEY HERALD People of the century Walter D. Kemmis Editor's note: The follow- ing is part of a series profil- ing people who made a dif- ference in Richland County's first 100 years. The infor- mation was submitted to the Herald. A good portion of the information is taken from "Courage Enough." Walter D. Kemmis, early settler and pioneer, was a resident of the lower Yell- lowstone Valley. He was born in DeWittt, Iowa on Jan. 28, 1870, the oldest of seven children born to Thompson and Jane Elizabeth Kemmis. The family arrived at Glendive on Feb. 25, 1884, and jour- neyed to the Sidney area the next day. Walter spent his growing years herding sheep for oth- er settlers. Later he worked with sheep shearing crews. Keeping up with his own farming interests, he also ran a threshing machine during the 1890's. On Oct. 16, 1894, he was united in marriage with Hannah E. Wills. They had at least four sons. Walter Kemmis was an active leader in local, county and state affairs. He began a long career in the Montana State Leislature in 1912. He was active in the Methodist church in Glendive and transferred his membership to the Methodist church in Sidney as a charter member and received his "Local Preach- ers License" in 1893. He was later ordained a "local deacon" at the Methodist conference in Bozeman in 1902. He remained active in church during his entire life. Walter Kemmis became a member of the Sons of the American Revolution on June 14, 1933. Death came after a long illness on June 29, 1955, bringing to a close a long and useful life. we po SREA.00 WORK IN STOCK SELECTION OF FOREIBN & DOMESTIC AUTO 6S OUR TRAINED SPECIALISTS WILL REPLACE OR REPAIR YOUR CAR'S WINDSHIELD OUICKLY, CAREFULLY AND AFFORDABLY. WINDSHIELD REPLACEMENT HOUSE WINDOW 6LASS & VENT GLASS ONLY 20131#ODELS LEFT INVOICE $35,864 RETAIL CUST CASH $2,000 RETAIL BONUS CC $1,000 EAGLE COUNTRY FORD $1,865 LOWEST POSSIBLE PRICE $30,999 OR INVOICE $35,864 RETAIL BONUS CC $1000 MUST FINANCE WITH FORD EAGLE COUNTRY FORD $1,865 CASH OR TRADE EQUITY $10,000 AMOUNT TO FINANCES22,999 @ 0% 72 M0=$319.43 6 INVOICE $44,756 IN LIEU OF REBATES $5,500 EAGLE COUNTRY FORD $2,257 SUBMITTED LIST RETAIL CC FORD CREDIT RBCC TRADE ASSIST EAGLE COUNTRY FORD the Singing at tea Junior Calolic Daughter of Court Mother Cabrini # 1766 held its annual Mother Daughter Tea at St. Matthew's May ! 1. The young ladies sang and played piano for their guests after serving them sandwiches, fruits and desserts. The tables were decorated with lilac branches and butterflies. In June, the girls will have a Father Daughter Fishing Day and barbecue at Gartside near Sidney. Exclusive tour of Meadowlark Meadowlark Brewery, in conjunction with the Foundation For Community Care, is offering a limited, exclusive tour of its eagerly anticipated location opening. A $100 donation to the Foundation's Endowment fund will secure your spot in a tour of Sidney's first eatery and brew house on Wednesday, 10 days prior to the public opening. The tour will be led by the brewery's owner, Travis Peterson, orating interesting stories and showcasing historical pieces unearthed during the building remodel. In addition to a sampling of the brewery's one-of-a-kind beers, your ticket will also allow you access into an insider look at the state of the art brewing method with the head brew master. The chief chef of Meadowlark Brewery will offer food tasting from the restaurant's flavorful variety of menu choices. Brewery scheduled Wednesday Reservations will begin on Tuesday, Due to the limited amount of space during ongoing construction, only 25 spaces will be available for this inti- mate event. All participants must be at least 21. Reservations will be taken on a first come basis, so don't delay! Purchase tickets at the Foundation for Commu- nity Care at 221 2nd Street NW, Sidney, MT 59270, or call Gina at 406-488-2699. Residents should be aware of scares involving utility companies The Office of Consumer Protection at the Montana Department of Justice wants to alert you to a scam involving utility companies which is targeting mainly businesses. It works like this: The person receiving the call :will be told by the person on the phone, who claims to be from their utility company, that they're about to cut off electricity services to their business. The caller ID may look like a legitimate local number, but more often than not this number is "spoofed." Scammers can use computers/internet to make it look like they're calling from one place, when they're actually some- place else ............. The caller wll say, "I can stop this, but you need to pay here right, right now on the phone." Sometimes, the scammers will ask people to use a GreenDot money card, Western Union wire transfer, or prepaid gift card. Scammers are using reloadable debit cards, gift cards, and sometimes even PayPal. These methods al- low them to get your money in a way. that's extremely difficult to recover. What to do: If.you get a call, email, text, or even a visit from someone telling you to make a payment via GreenDot, PayPal, Western Union, or gift card, it's most likely a scam. Call your util- ity company on the phone number that appears on your bill to confirm you are current on payments. Next steps: Call your local police department, or the Montana Department of Justice's Office of Con- sumer Protection at 800-481- 6896. I'he Boys and Girls Club would like to thank all business and individual donors for their contribution to their Annual Dinner and Auction. • Seitz Insurance • Sidney Carburetor & Electric • Sidney Chiropractic • Sidney City Department • Sidney Country Club • Sidney Gymnastics • Sidney Herald • Sidney High School FFA • Sidney High School Key Club & BPA • Sidney H!gh School Trading Card Program • Sidney Lions Club • Sidney Liquor • Sidney Public Schools • Sidney Red-E-Mix • Sidney Rental • Sidney Shuttle • Sidney Wrestling Club • Silver Junction & Coffees • Sonda's Solutions • South 40 • Marcy Stambaugh • Marvin & Elaine Stedman • Trish Stevenson • Linda Sullivan • Sunny's • Sunrise Brass • Sunrise Music • Cody & Brenda Thiel • Taco Johns • Tri-County Implement • Trifecta • Megan Tveit • Sherri & Eric Twigg • Twin Oaks Resort • Kenny Vannatta • Kenny Vannatta Jr. • Jerry Watson • Wells Fargo • West Side Staff • Williams Family • Dave Williams & Colleen Zimmerman • Winner's Pub • WL Neu Construction • Yellowstone Chiropractic • Becky Zueger • 1st Choice Collision Center • Advanced Communications • Action Auto • Action for Eastern Montana • All Seasons Motorsports • B & B Builders • Nicki Beyer • Bryce & Jenny Baker • Jeana Barnhart • Margaret Bradley • Beagle Properties • Best Western Golden Prairie Inn & Suites • Big Sky Embroidery • Big Sky Siding & Windows • Billings Mustangs • Blue Rock Products • Bostrom Family • Bob Bucklin • Car Quest • Cellular Plus • Cenex • Centennial Committee • Continental Resources • Dairy Queen • Doug's Barber Shop • Marisa & Shannon DuMolt • Eagle 93.1 • Eagle Country Ford • EastMont • Electricland • Monty Erickson • Farm & Home • Penny Filler • Filler Trucking • Fink Dental Center • Finnicums • Footers • John Francis • Kay Fulkerson • Dan Goss • Kristan Haugen • Healthy Smiles • Hedahl's • Helena Chemical • High Caliber Sports • High Plains Vet Clinic • Holiday Inn Express • Keatings Furniture World • Journeys by Jan • Joe Gibbs Racing • JC Creations • J & L Fencing & Pitliners • John Stockhill Jewelers • Johnson Hardware • Justin Jones • Kleen Auto Detailing • Kringen Construction • Gussie Larson • Leah Larson • Tyler Larson • Greta Levno • Lucky Buckle • LYREA • Shed Madison • Matco Tools • McDonalds • Nathan McMillen • Sara McMillen • Miami Dolphins • MidRivers • Miller's Corner • Gerald Miller • Mitchell's Oil Field Service • Mike Mohl • MonDak Heritage Center • MonDak Motor Sports • Montana Turf & Wheels • Nalco • Nicole Carda • Nortana • Rocky & Kathy Obergfell • John Olson • Party Central • Bob & Kathy Pemberton • Picture Perfect • Pittsburgh Steelers • Power 95.1 • Prairie Electric • Prewitt & Company • ProBuild • Randy & Suzanne Radke • Rambur Charolais • Rau DeSigns • Malisa Reed • Reynolds • Richland County Fair Board • Richland County Injury Prevention • Richland Pump • Terri Rindahl • RTK Construction/Posh Cabinetry • The Rug Emporium • Chris & Tonya Schoepp • Gary & Karen Schoepp • Screen Play • Seattle Mariners Thank you for coming and supporting the Boys and Girls Club kids!