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PIONEER AND OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF RICHLAND COUNTY "Montana's Top Award Winning Family Newspaper" Vol. 66 - No. 42 The Sidney Herald, Sidney, Mont., Wed., Oct. 17, 19;v3 Price I$c Work continues continues on Gibson's shopping complex opening. Gibson's manager said their sign should be installed tiffs week and merchandise is being moved into the new store. Construct/on on the building started the first week in August. -- Don Mrachek Photo dney schools close; chers to convention teachers head for state in Billings, Missoula, and Glasgow tomorrow belonging to the Sidney Education Association, Sidney's local unit of the Montana Education Association, will attend one of the conventions being organized under a theme, "To Teach Is To Love." y, Forrester manager jobs owner John announced the ap- of Tim Feeley as Sales and Bill Forrester as Manager for the Pepsi - Co. of Sidney. f Hysham, Mont., Feeley Hysham High School Eastern Montana Billings before joining the in 1966. veteran and after the service in 1968, to Eastern Montana he graduated in 1970 of arts degree. Was the Pepsi - Cola Bet- anlings. i Feeley and his wife, Sandra, have two children. Forrester has been a resident of Sidney for m years and  been employed by Valley Hardware, Farm and Home Wholesale and Burlington - Northern Transport. He is an Air Force veteran and is married to the former Mary Kendall of Sidney. Forrester has been active in com- munity activities including being a scout leader for nine years, a volunteer ambulance driver for two and one-half years and is an associate nmmber of the Sidney Jay cees. Forrester is also assistant fire chief on the Sidney Volunteer Fire Depart- ment. Forrester and his wife, Mary, have two boys, Bill Jr., in the Air Force and Kevin, a sophomore at Sidney High School. Blue Rock Products Co. is a bottling and distributing firm with its headquarters in Sidney and branch offices in Plentywood and Wflliston, N. D. Tim Feeley Forrester Jaycees will compete for gorgeous title The Fairview Jayceea and Jayceons are sponsoring a "Miss Gorgeous" contest. All the contestants are males dressed as the opposite sex. The contestants are moM by a local merchant and voting boxes containing colored pictures of the "girls" were placed in the sponsor's place of business this week. The votes will be unM as 10 cents and the contestant receiving the largest number of votes will be crowned during the pageant. Votes may be cast for the "girl" of your choice until 8 p. m. Nov. 17 prior to the start of the "Miss Gorgeous Pageant" at the Fairview School's old gymnasium. Ron Torgereon will be the master of ceremonies at the pageant. All con- testants will appear that evening, many Performing talent for the pageant. Proceeds from tbe project will go to help support the Jaycoes in paying for the new concrete block city park bathroom structure erected this past summer. Although Sidney belongs to the Northeast District of tKe-MEA, members of the SEA are not bound to attend the convention in Glasgow. Sectionals are conducted in every field of education, and these sectionals offer the latest techniques and in. novations in teaching to MEA mem- bers. * Several Sidney teachers are hosting sectionals for the Northeast District in Glasgow. Dave Torrence is chairman for an art sectional entitled "Fun Art Projects; Grades 1 - 12." Dick Buehler is heading a junior high math sectional called "Practical or Abstract?" Ken Tague will offer a',seson the Future Teachers of America, and the Sidney unit will present a sectional on senior high math called "Appreciation or Competence?" Sidney's other sectional is presented by Clayton Rothmann and entitled, "Teacher Rights in the Interpretation and Implementation of Negotiated Contracts." In addition to the senior high math sectional produced by the Sidney MEA unit, an elementary math seminar called, "What should the child be able to handle and understand after six years of math" will be conducted by Sidney teachers. Sidney teachers voted two weeks ago to offer Sidney as a convention site for next year's Northeast convention. Loge named as pharmacy head Orlyn Loge, a Cooperstown, N. D., native has been named pharmacist at White Drug here. White Drug is scheduled to open their store the first week in November. Loge graduated from the College of Pharmacy at North Dakota State University at Fargo in 1972. He has been working for White Drug since June of 1972 in Minor, N. D. Orlyn Loge Bob Miller resigns from KGCX radio . ByDONCHF Herald Editor A well - known radio personality in eastern Montana and western North Dakota has resigned his position at KGCX Radio in Sidney to become a sales representative for Better Crops Inc. and Myers Ranch and Livestock Supply. Bob Miller, who has been with the local station for 14 years, announced his resignation today. In his new position, Miller will cover six eastern Montana counties and five western North Dakota counties for Better Crops Inc. and Myers Ranch Supply -- two separate agricultural oriented firms based in Sidney. Miller joined KGCX on Aug. 15, 1959 as a morning announcer. He held that position until 1964 when he was promoted to sales manager. He was probably known best by the radio audience as a basketball an- nouncer -- covering all games from the Class C ranks to Class A. He was well - known for his coverage of the Class C basketball district tournament held annually in Sidney. Miller said he will continue to broadcast the Class C tournament even though he is changing jobs. He will also be retained for meter reading duties at the transmitter. "It is with a great deal of emotion that I leave KGCX after 14 years... but the combination job with these two y conqmules provides an  .... portunity of a life time," Miller said. Miller is also well - known on the rodeo circuit and at horse shows throughout Montana and North Dakota. He has been announcing rodeos as master of ceremonies for over 13 years and has emceed such noted horse Schools will shows as the North Dakota Appaloosa Horse Show, the Montana Appaloosa Horse Show and a nationally ad- Bob M/Her vertised four - state horse show. Miller said he will continue to emcee rodeos and horse shows. A graduate of Brown Institute of Broadcasting in Minneapolis and Elkius Engineering in Dallas, Miller has also emceed country and western music jamborees in North Dakota and Minnesota. Better Crops Inc. is a new company in Sidney that handles small grain and grass seeds. "We are quite pleased that Bob Miller has decided to join our sales staff. We feel that his agricultural background will be a great asset to our company," president of Better Crops Inc., Chuck Crowell stated. Myers Ranch and Livestock Supply handles animal health and nutrition products as well as tack and boots. "We are extremely pleased to have Bob Miller associated with us. Because he is widely known and well - liked in our trade territory, we feel that be will be a great asset to our organization," Bill Myers, owner of Myers Ranch and Livestock Supply said. Rocking chair marathon scheduled Oct. 26-28 The Sidney Senior High School Concert Choir will sponsor a "Rocking Chair Marathon" Oct. 26, 27 and 28 in downtown Sidney. The "rockers" will begin around 5 p.m. on Friday and continue through Sunday. Two members of the choir, Jan Haulffy and Lori Verhasselt, have volunteered to rock, non- I I stop, toward the goal of 52 hours. Donations and pledges will be taken at the sight of the marathon with money raised going toward the "Choir to Spokane" tim& The Concert Choir has been chosen to perform at the American Choral Directors Association Convention in Spokane, Feb. 22.23. take part in special week Sidney's schools will observe American Education Week Oct. 21 00ough 27. American Education Week is an- nually observed by the National Education Association, the American Legion, the National Congress of Parents and Teachers and the Mon- tana Education Association. One of the purposes of American Education Week is to bring parents and teachers together to discuss the goals of the education system and the progress of students in the system. As a special observance this year all parents of Sidney school children are invited and urged to visit the schools during American Education Week. Parents are welcome to come and otmerve their child's classes during any day of the week. This will give all parents the opportunity to view their child's involvement in the education process. Opportunities for parent teacher conferences are also being provided in all of the schools. The Junior High School wl]l have an ope.n house Oct. 23 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. At rids time parents are invited to visit with teachers. The Senior High School will bold Its open house Oct. 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. Coffee and cookies will be served throughout the evening in both schools. Both elementary schook will con- duct parent teacher onferencea during school hours Nov. 30. Student= will bring home more detailed in- formation. All parents are reminded that the Sidney schools are here to serve their children and are asked to express their interest in the schools by visiting them during American Education Week. Fairview royalty Rachel Dan/els and Robby Taylor Daulek and Taylor were named are pictured on top of a car as they queen and king of Homecom/ng are paraded around the football field festivities at Falrvlew. The during halfthne of the Fairvlew - Warriors trmnpled Jordan 43 - 8. Jordan grid clash Friday night. Miss -- Don Mrachek Photo Men's WEAR R ENTALS ,lea and Colors Reservation Required 482-1405 We in honor of JSanll#Onei "'" CLOSED MONDAY .. VETERAN'S DAY ' ---' Sidney Cleaners and Laundry "Your Sanitone Certified Master Cleaner"