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1957: Back row: Milton Markuson, Charles Schweigert, "Doak" Walker, Vernon Walter, Harlan Wash, Bob Lasater, Walt Anderson. Front Row: Father Charles Mears, "Buddy" Morrison, Tom McCamish, Loyd Townsend, "Wes" Chapman.

I am going to continue on the old Ekalaka business places, people and locations. My next business on main street was the Pickard Market owned by Charles and Victoria Pickard.

I am going to spend some time on this family which is given in Shifting Scenes Vol. II pages 689-690. If you have this book, read it.

Charles was born in England and at age 16 came to the United States. In 1910 he decided to go West and reached Belle Fourche, South Dakota where he found no employment. He was told he might find work on one of the sheep ranches in Camp Crook, South Dakota and went there, and after paying...



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