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Is Your Fire Insuranc, ,L_AJ.J- .L,J J- " .L ! 00dget Insmm 1 dDta ' UP m tO m Date? ' Dial 36522 '  Savings Plan WALSH COUNTY PRESS VOLUME 72 PARK RIVER, WALSH COUNTY, N. D. THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 1956 NUMBER 48 |1 New Park River Livestock S00esRing Schedules First Sale for FebJ The new Park River Livestock Sales Pavilion will hold its first sale Feb. 1, Manager Lawrence Wilkes announced this week. The date is definite, Wilkes said. Twice previously tentative dates had been announced, but both times ing to pay the fee for the entire year. However, Wilkes said details are now complete, aough a part for the scale has ncarrived yet. The scale s supposeo have a device which automatilly prints the weight of the araal weighed. The dial and motor ave not arrived. But a special bm has been re- ceived and perission has been granted to opera the scale manu- ally until the luting device is installed. the initial sale w moved back be- cause of delays igetting parts for the scale and iDility to get an operators licensew the remaining few weeks of lastear without hay- Carol Ann Braund To Honor.eaders Of 4-H Clbs At AnnuaBanquet The annual 4-Headers Recogni- tion Banquet wille held Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 6:30 p.rJn the Lutheran Church in Park ,er. Leaders and asiate leaders of all Walsh Count:-H clubs, their wives and husban, rembers of.the Walsh county schl board, county commissioners. 4-Iouncil officers, president of thEWalst] County .} 6 @ 4 @ @ @ @ $ @. Carol Ann Braund Wins Voice Contest Carol Ann Braund of Edinburg, 17-year-old senior lyric soprano at- tending the Walsh County Agricul- tural School. won a $100 scholarship and first place in the junior voca- lists division of the Grand Forks Community Music association's Young Artists' Music Contest Mon- day. Judges were: Dorothy Warensk- ]old. soprano who gave an artists series concert Sunday at Grand Forks; and her accompanist, Rollin Jensen. To Appear In Concert Miss Braund plans to use the scholarship for voice study with Miss Williams of MePhail School of Music, Minneapolis. She also will appear as one of four young artists in a concert with the Grand Forks symphony Feb. 28 at the Grand Homemakers Covil. Park River Commercial club:esident, mayor of Park River. resentatives of Walsh County Pr Walsh County Record, and Gra Forks Herald. have been invite to attend this event. A total of 56 tiers and associ- ate leaders have,fred 31 home economics and aglltural clubs in Walsh County fo1954-55 with a total enrollment 382. David Batemamssociate Exten- sion Editor, Fargvitl be the fea- tured speaker at s banquet. Miss Ella Hanson of P River. violinist will provide the mer music Jerry Bjorg, Acs livewires. Sr.. 4-H club presider, will be master of ceremonies. Avds wiI1 be pre- sented to the cluleaders serving, 2, 4. 6. and 8 and t years of leader- ship service and the four repre- sentative 4-H nnbers in Walsh County, two in he economics and the other two iagriculture. The representative 4 club members are selected on tlbasis of this past years records ameports. Names of the winners wibe announced at Forks Central high school auditor- the banquet. ium. The banquet a awards for out- John C. H. Moan, WCAS piano and standing club rnbers are spon- e sored by the Co:y 4 tt Council piano instructor und r whom Miss[ - "- Braund has been studying the past T  -- . .... e n in/ r  ne 'arl l-ti Dakota Chiefs IOUr years says ne nas o e o m- _ .., .... __ ' -- ---IWU pray zne alla Indees jn a ed this is the first year a conesmn ....... in the junior voice division was oaszetau gamemorrow (Friday) considered worthy of a scholarship, The WCAS senior sang "Visi de' Arte" from the opera "Tosca" by Puccini and "One Kiss". As a fresh- man Miss Braund won the Phillips 66 amateur program at Grafton and appeared on its "Quarterly" pro- gram at Fargo. Last year she ap- peared on the program at the REA convention in Grand Forks. Bena, Johnsrud Compete Moan had two other entrants in the Young Artists contest: Jo Ann Bena of Park River, a contralto, in the senior division, voice; and Sonja Johnsrud of Dahlen, junior division, piano. In addition 'to Miss Braund, other wfWnerS were: M. Earl Ness of ]n who is now attending the Ulverslty of N'orth Dakota, senior voice; Marcia Colleen Osborne of Grand Forks, a winner of last year, junior: lmno; Karen Trydahl of , a junior winner in piano 1  Fe, senior piano. WHAT'S DOING Jan. 20: Episcopal Guild meets at Mrs. David Johnson's with Mrs. Melvin Hobbs hostess. Jan. 12: Commercial club 8 p. m. Fire Hall. Jan 17: County 4-It Leaders ban- quet 6:30 p. m. Lutheran church, Park River. Jan. 17 Park River Firemen, 8 p., rn. Fire Hall Feb. 1: First Sale, Parl River Livestock Sales Pavilion. Donna Jean Hultstrand returned to Crrington Sunday after visiting here the past two weeks" with her Parents. Mr and Mrs. Fred Hult- strand. She teaches the fourth grade in the Carrington school system. at 8:15 p.m. in Walsh County Agricultural Sell gymnasium. Mrs. Mamie Nelson Buys Gift Shop Mrs. Mamie Nelson of Bsmarck announces that she has purchased Sadie' Gift Shop in Park River and assumed ovnership January 1. She plans to continue the business along the same line as that carried on by the former owner, the late Mrs. Sadie McEachern. A cousin of the late Mrs. Mc- Eaehern, Mrs. Nelson has been em- ployed in the store since last Sep- tember. Opened in 1944 by Misss Bessie Tremayne-Pearse. the gift shop was operated by her until she became ill in December 1953. Mrs. McEach- ern. who had been employed in the store for some time, purchased the business curly in 1954. She passed away Dec. 24, 1955. Civic Club Meets The Park Rver Commercial Club will hold ils regular month- I ly rueeting onicn! (Thursday} 1 8 o'clock in the Fire Hall. i i Canadians Sweep 3-Day Walsh Bonspiel . ,, , .  .. A Canadian rink from Winnipeg waved its brooms with expertness Club President Flyod Fail urges ] businessmen to attend the meet- ing, because he said lhere is ira- I JUST RESTIN' The Snyder rink from Winnipeg, winners portant business to be considered. I of tbe Walsh Curling club's big bonspiel for the second year in a row. squats down and displays the giant size whisk brooms PARK RIVER GRAIN MARKET -ed to win the title. Members of the winning rink are Gene Wheat $2.50: durum $2.55; Oats 48c:t Walker, L. Morrison, Dale Snyder, skip, and Dick Bonnycastle. Rye 83c; Flax $3.00: Barley $1.00. __ I MAN THE BROOMS, MEN! Appearing jauntily fashionable in their natty curling sweaters, caps and brooms to match, the Sandren rink of Portage la Prairie, Man., were more than just a dapper looking crew. They finished runner-up in the second event. Members of the rir& are Don Elgert, Harvey Young, C. A. Yulll and Lars Sandrenskin.., . Legion Axlllary,s Welfare Program At Chrisnas 'One of Most Successfu|' Mrs. Albert Lewis, who sang  se- lection. Judy Pederson, accompan- ied by Mrs. Lewis, sang a solo. An article on National Security was read by Miss Thelma Wick. Mrs. Homer Lucken is head of this committee. At the close of the evening, lunch was served by Mrs Henry Green, Mrs. J. A. Ferguson, Mrs. Henry Kelly, Mrs. Joe Fail and Mrs. John Fltzsimonds. County Dem Group To Meet Jan. 20 A meeting of the Walsh County Democratic Central committee has been called for Jan. 20 in Park Riv- er at 8 p. m. by Tim Vavrosky of] Park River, county chairman, l Plans for fund raising and other matters pertaining to the 1956 elec- tion campaign will be discussed. Other members of the executive committee are Ervin Schumacher, Drayton, vice chairman; S. L. Am- undrud, Falrdale, and Schumacher, State committeemen; Mrs. Harry O'Brien, Park River, secretary and treasurer. Park River Firm To Hold Auctions All merchandise of the Park Riv- er firm formerly known as the Mar- shall-Wells Store will Eo"on the auction block at a series of sales starting at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13. The owne, 1VIarien-Hellqutst- Marten, announced last fall the I store was going out of busness and have been running sales to deplete the stock. All remaining merchan- dise will be sold at auction sales in The JanuarneeUng of the American Legi Auxiliary was held at the Legihall Monday eve- ning with Mrs. rry O'Brien pre- siding. A report on Christmas wel- fare work giv by Mrs. Bert Hardy, chairm" showed that it had been one oe most succesful programs everonsored' by the unit. Between $ and $175 worth of food and gflwere distributed to several famil in the city. Mrs. Sig Engleported on work of the AmericK,eio Auxiliary done at the Vrans HoslMtal in Fargo where  spent several weeks during tllneu of her late husband, Sigvangh. Many of the furnishings, suets linens, bedding and personal I had been made and given to thtpital by various Auxiliary unit North DakOta and Minnesota,e said. The local unit voted to S#ly 12 foam rub- ber wheel chaishions and mem- bers will makseveral pairs of "scuffles" for utf patients. The unit voteo order the usual 2,000 memorial >ies to be sold on the national Dy day, May 26. Mrs. Clair C]etson is poppy chairman. MrPeder Pederson, Americanism (rman, said the committee will ,end an invitation for the Memo] day speaker in the near future Mrs. Harold rgherty of themu- sic committee, ]ented a chorus of 8th grade girlad their director, Legion Secures Carnival for July Former P R Girl Killed in Oregon Traffic Accident Frances Gustafson, 14, of Silver-| ton, Ore., and formerly o Park River, was killed Tuesday night in an automobile accident, according to word received by relatives in Prk River. The accident victim was a daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Gustaf- son who moved to 5" 'v,. ton from Park River about five years ago. Relatives in Park River had no details on the accident. Funeral services are incomplete. Besides the child's parents, sur- vivors include five sisters, Mrs. Har- ry (Muriel) Lunski. Park River; Mrs. Bud (Clara) Walker, Lyons, Ore.; Mrs. Jim (Edith) Towery, Sil- verton, Ore.; Mrs. Rhoda Heltne. in California and Marlene at home: two brothers, LeRoy at Climate, Calif., and Jimmy, at home, A carnival has been lined up for the 195{] July 4 celebration, accord- ing to a report given at the regular meeting Tuesday of Paul Farup Post 147, American Legion. Stan-Neis Shows of Montivedio, Minn., has agreed to the billing and a contract has been sent to the car- nival operators for signature. The carnival has seven rides and two side how and 15 concessions. It wa reported that the post had exceeded its membership quota and Tenor To Open Concert Series The Valley Civic Music Associa- t)n will launch its wintter concert series Feb. 8 with Rawn Spearman, tenor, presenting the lead-off con- cert. The concert will be in the new Grafton armory. "A very fine and varied program haS been arranged for the season," Mrs. W. L. Dougherty of Park Riv- er, executive secretary, said, "A lot of people probably have been won- dering whether we are dead or alive because they haven't heard any- thing about the season plans or re- ceived their tickets. We are happy to say we are very much alive, have a fine program lined up and will be sending the tickets out to the mem- ,bers in the latter part of January." Mrs. Dougherty said there are ap- proximately 800 members of the civic music assoelatiom In addition to the male vocalist ]the winter series includes concerts ! I by an instrumental group, a pianist and a symphonette. The Eger Players, an instrumental group, will be featured at the sec- ond concert, March 5, On April 13 Jean Graham. whom Mrs. Dough- erty described as a "young, up and coming, beautiful pianist", will be the artist. The erles will end May with a concert by the St. Louis Symphonette. STILL GOING STRONG Army Lt. John Von Rueden, of Grand Forks, brother of WCAS Ag- gie Coach Ken Von Rueden of this city, reached the $8,000 level Tues- day night on the CBS television show, 'ne $84,000 Question.' He will be back on the show next week "to try for $18,000. His category is geography. ON GRAND JURY DUTY IN FARGO THIS V/EEK Lloyd Staven and Lorenz Mahrer are in Fargo this week for Federal grand Jury duty. received a letter of commendation I the store. Ernest Hellquist, manager from North Dakota Devartment Ad- [.nd one of the owners says the jutant Jack Williams The state also I uctions will be held until ever The" y- met its quota post had 127 t thing is sold members, one over its quota, by the I Two sales'are set for Saturday-- Dec. 31 ddadtino. I the first at I p.m. and the second at In other business the post agreed 17:30 p.m. There will be no sale o sonsor a March of Dimes bene- Monday, but sales will be held fit dance this month, upon the re- daily thereafter until the merchan- quest of city Chairman Percy Wal- 'disc is gone, according to the own- stad. [ era. i last week and swep aside all op- position to relat as champmns at the third annual Walsh. Curling Club's bonspiel in Park River. The winning quartet, called the "kid rink" .because of the compara- tive youth of its curlers, was led by Dale Snyder. Snyder's rink beat out another Winnipeg entry, Richard- son's rink, in the finals of the No, 1, or Red River Red, event sponsor- ed by growers and shippers of po- tatoes in the area. The Gardner rink of Clearwater, Manitoba, also repeated its perfNr- mance of a year ago by again win- ning the No. 2. or Monson and Daley . event sponsored by Monson and Daley of Nash, The Harris rink of Winnipeg won the Agsco evert, sponsored by Agsco of Grat0n. and the Darret rink, also of ,Winnipeg, took the lourth event, sponsored by merchants of Grafton. Nash, Hoople and Park River. Local rinks found the going tougher than last year when rinks skipped by Allen and Orville GiIlis- hammer, Grafton, were in the finals of the top two events and Wallace Thompson's rink, from the W*alsh Curling club, was in the finals of the No. 3 event, and several other local rinks advanced well along in the bonspiel before being knocked out. The M. Hove rink from the local curling club placed third in the Monson and Daley event this year. Curlers on the team were Millard Hove, Calmer Groven, Iver Iverson and Arnold Orsund. The Gilltsham- t met rink placed fourth in the Agsco event with Orville Gilleshammer, Merle Freedland, Don LaBorite and ' Wally Ruud making up the rink. A Grafton rink consisting of Glen Gil- leshammer, Willie Cllette, Dick Lapp and Vern Turnr finished as runner-Up in the Merchants event. A total of 59 rinks, or 236 curlers. competed in the 3-day bonspiel to make it Walsh county's biggest sporting event of the year. In the climb to first place in the No. 1 event the Snyder rink downed the Laidlaw and Bill Harris rinks of Winnipeg, Kenny Johnson of Nash, Art Clinton of Pembina, Bob Congdon of Winnipeg and Richard- son's rinki n the finals. The Gardner rink out-curled the Porter and Thompson rinks of Park River and M. Hove's Grafton rink in winning top honors in the second event. Victims of the winning Har- ris rink in the third event were Tom Berk of Grafton, Cliff Lord of Win- nipeg, Art Tallackson of Mahdi, Bridge of Winnipeg and Sandren of Portage la Prairie in the finals. Darret and his rink curled their way through Coopman of Pacific Junction, Manitoba, John Bergrnan of Langdon, Cleveland of Cavalier and Jenson, also of Cavalier, before overcoming the Gilleshammer rink in the finals of fourth even. Seven sheets of ice in the Watch county fair building at Park River were used along with the three sheets at the curling club east of town. The curlers were entertained Saturday night at a banquet at the Grafton Legion club. Mrs. F. Sludeny Victim of Stroke Mrs. Antonnette Studeny, if/, of Park River, died last Friday at St. Ansgar's hospital in Park Ri,v:01 . lowing a stroke. She had been ill about a weel Funeral services were held yos- terdy at St. John's Catholic church in Pisek with Rev. John ROth of-" flciating. Mrs. Studeny was a da of Mr. and Mrs. John Jedlika, and was born in Czechoslovakia, Sune 8, 1888 and lived there until she was I5 years old when she came  to Rushford township in Walsh county. She married Frank Studeny a  Pisek in 1907. He died in 1949. Survivors include: two sons, Vic- tor Studeny and Stanley Studeny, both of Park River: two daughters, Mrs. Roy Jensen {Mareella, Inkster, and Mrs. Ernest Henrietta) Bina. Lankin; three grandchildren: two sisters, Mrs. John Pich of Lankin and Mrs. John Lhota of Goldberg, Saskachewan, Canada. Mrs. Carrie Wiste is spending this week at I-]Foople with Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Gunderson. Is Your Fire Insuranc, ,L_AJ.J- .L,J J- " .L ! 00dget Insmm 1 dDta ' UP m tO m Date? ' Dial 36522 '  Savings Plan WALSH COUNTY PRESS VOLUME 72 PARK RIVER, WALSH COUNTY, N. D. THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 1956 NUMBER 48 |1 New Park River Livestock S00esRing Schedules First Sale for FebJ The new Park River Livestock Sales Pavilion will hold its first sale Feb. 1, Manager Lawrence Wilkes announced this week. The date is definite, Wilkes said. Twice previously tentative dates had been announced, but both times ing to pay the fee for the entire year. However, Wilkes said details are now complete, aough a part for the scale has ncarrived yet. The scale s supposeo have a device which automatilly prints the weight of the araal weighed. The dial and motor ave not arrived. But a special bm has been re- ceived and perission has been granted to opera the scale manu- ally until the luting device is installed. the initial sale w moved back be- cause of delays igetting parts for the scale and iDility to get an operators licensew the remaining few weeks of lastear without hay- Carol Ann Braund To Honor.eaders Of 4-H Clbs At AnnuaBanquet The annual 4-Headers Recogni- tion Banquet wille held Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 6:30 p.rJn the Lutheran Church in Park ,er. Leaders and asiate leaders of all Walsh Count:-H clubs, their wives and husban, rembers of.the Walsh county schl board, county commissioners. 4-Iouncil officers, president of thEWalst] County .} 6 @ 4 @ @ @ @ $ @. Carol Ann Braund Wins Voice Contest Carol Ann Braund of Edinburg, 17-year-old senior lyric soprano at- tending the Walsh County Agricul- tural School. won a $100 scholarship and first place in the junior voca- lists division of the Grand Forks Community Music association's Young Artists' Music Contest Mon- day. Judges were: Dorothy Warensk- ]old. soprano who gave an artists series concert Sunday at Grand Forks; and her accompanist, Rollin Jensen. To Appear In Concert Miss Braund plans to use the scholarship for voice study with Miss Williams of MePhail School of Music, Minneapolis. She also will appear as one of four young artists in a concert with the Grand Forks symphony Feb. 28 at the Grand Homemakers Covil. Park River Commercial club:esident, mayor of Park River. resentatives of Walsh County Pr Walsh County Record, and Gra Forks Herald. have been invite to attend this event. A total of 56 tiers and associ- ate leaders have,fred 31 home economics and aglltural clubs in Walsh County fo1954-55 with a total enrollment 382. David Batemamssociate Exten- sion Editor, Fargvitl be the fea- tured speaker at s banquet. Miss Ella Hanson of P River. violinist will provide the mer music Jerry Bjorg, Acs livewires. Sr.. 4-H club presider, will be master of ceremonies. Avds wiI1 be pre- sented to the cluleaders serving, 2, 4. 6. and 8 and t years of leader- ship service and the four repre- sentative 4-H nnbers in Walsh County, two in he economics and the other two iagriculture. The representative 4 club members are selected on tlbasis of this past years records ameports. Names of the winners wibe announced at Forks Central high school auditor- the banquet. ium. The banquet a awards for out- John C. H. Moan, WCAS piano and standing club rnbers are spon- e sored by the Co:y 4 tt Council piano instructor und r whom Miss[ - "- Braund has been studying the past T  -- . .... e n in/ r  ne 'arl l-ti Dakota Chiefs IOUr years says ne nas o e o m- _ .., .... __ ' -- ---IWU pray zne alla Indees jn a ed this is the first year a conesmn ....... in the junior voice division was oaszetau gamemorrow (Friday) considered worthy of a scholarship, The WCAS senior sang "Visi de' Arte" from the opera "Tosca" by Puccini and "One Kiss". As a fresh- man Miss Braund won the Phillips 66 amateur program at Grafton and appeared on its "Quarterly" pro- gram at Fargo. Last year she ap- peared on the program at the REA convention in Grand Forks. Bena, Johnsrud Compete Moan had two other entrants in the Young Artists contest: Jo Ann Bena of Park River, a contralto, in the senior division, voice; and Sonja Johnsrud of Dahlen, junior division, piano. In addition 'to Miss Braund, other wfWnerS were: M. Earl Ness of ]n who is now attending the Ulverslty of N'orth Dakota, senior voice; Marcia Colleen Osborne of Grand Forks, a winner of last year, junior: lmno; Karen Trydahl of , a junior winner in piano 1  Fe, senior piano. WHAT'S DOING Jan. 20: Episcopal Guild meets at Mrs. David Johnson's with Mrs. Melvin Hobbs hostess. Jan. 12: Commercial club 8 p. m. Fire Hall. Jan 17: County 4-It Leaders ban- quet 6:30 p. m. Lutheran church, Park River. Jan. 17 Park River Firemen, 8 p., rn. Fire Hall Feb. 1: First Sale, Parl River Livestock Sales Pavilion. Donna Jean Hultstrand returned to Crrington Sunday after visiting here the past two weeks" with her Parents. Mr and Mrs. Fred Hult- strand. She teaches the fourth grade in the Carrington school system. at 8:15 p.m. in Walsh County Agricultural Sell gymnasium. Mrs. Mamie Nelson Buys Gift Shop Mrs. Mamie Nelson of Bsmarck announces that she has purchased Sadie' Gift Shop in Park River and assumed ovnership January 1. She plans to continue the business along the same line as that carried on by the former owner, the late Mrs. Sadie McEachern. A cousin of the late Mrs. Mc- Eaehern, Mrs. Nelson has been em- ployed in the store since last Sep- tember. Opened in 1944 by Misss Bessie Tremayne-Pearse. the gift shop was operated by her until she became ill in December 1953. Mrs. McEach- ern. who had been employed in the store for some time, purchased the business curly in 1954. She passed away Dec. 24, 1955. Civic Club Meets The Park Rver Commercial Club will hold ils regular month- I ly rueeting onicn! (Thursday} 1 8 o'clock in the Fire Hall. i i Canadians Sweep 3-Day Walsh Bonspiel . ,, , .  .. A Canadian rink from Winnipeg waved its brooms with expertness Club President Flyod Fail urges ] businessmen to attend the meet- ing, because he said lhere is ira- I JUST RESTIN' The Snyder rink from Winnipeg, winners portant business to be considered. I of tbe Walsh Curling club's big bonspiel for the second year in a row. squats down and displays the giant size whisk brooms PARK RIVER GRAIN MARKET -ed to win the title. Members of the winning rink are Gene Wheat $2.50: durum $2.55; Oats 48c:t Walker, L. Morrison, Dale Snyder, skip, and Dick Bonnycastle. Rye 83c; Flax $3.00: Barley $1.00. __ I MAN THE BROOMS, MEN! Appearing jauntily fashionable in their natty curling sweaters, caps and brooms to match, the Sandren rink of Portage la Prairie, Man., were more than just a dapper looking crew. They finished runner-up in the second event. Members of the rir& are Don Elgert, Harvey Young, C. A. Yulll and Lars Sandrenskin.., . Legion Axlllary,s Welfare Program At Chrisnas 'One of Most Successfu|' Mrs. Albert Lewis, who sang  se- lection. Judy Pederson, accompan- ied by Mrs. Lewis, sang a solo. An article on National Security was read by Miss Thelma Wick. Mrs. Homer Lucken is head of this committee. At the close of the evening, lunch was served by Mrs Henry Green, Mrs. J. A. Ferguson, Mrs. Henry Kelly, Mrs. Joe Fail and Mrs. John Fltzsimonds. County Dem Group To Meet Jan. 20 A meeting of the Walsh County Democratic Central committee has been called for Jan. 20 in Park Riv- er at 8 p. m. by Tim Vavrosky of] Park River, county chairman, l Plans for fund raising and other matters pertaining to the 1956 elec- tion campaign will be discussed. Other members of the executive committee are Ervin Schumacher, Drayton, vice chairman; S. L. Am- undrud, Falrdale, and Schumacher, State committeemen; Mrs. Harry O'Brien, Park River, secretary and treasurer. Park River Firm To Hold Auctions All merchandise of the Park Riv- er firm formerly known as the Mar- shall-Wells Store will Eo"on the auction block at a series of sales starting at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13. The owne, 1VIarien-Hellqutst- Marten, announced last fall the I store was going out of busness and have been running sales to deplete the stock. All remaining merchan- dise will be sold at auction sales in The JanuarneeUng of the American Legi Auxiliary was held at the Legihall Monday eve- ning with Mrs. rry O'Brien pre- siding. A report on Christmas wel- fare work giv by Mrs. Bert Hardy, chairm" showed that it had been one oe most succesful programs everonsored' by the unit. Between $ and $175 worth of food and gflwere distributed to several famil in the city. Mrs. Sig Engleported on work of the AmericK,eio Auxiliary done at the Vrans HoslMtal in Fargo where  spent several weeks during tllneu of her late husband, Sigvangh. Many of the furnishings, suets linens, bedding and personal I had been made and given to thtpital by various Auxiliary unit North DakOta and Minnesota,e said. The local unit voted to S#ly 12 foam rub- ber wheel chaishions and mem- bers will makseveral pairs of "scuffles" for utf patients. The unit voteo order the usual 2,000 memorial >ies to be sold on the national Dy day, May 26. Mrs. Clair C]etson is poppy chairman. MrPeder Pederson, Americanism (rman, said the committee will ,end an invitation for the Memo] day speaker in the near future Mrs. Harold rgherty of themu- sic committee, ]ented a chorus of 8th grade girlad their director, Legion Secures Carnival for July Former P R Girl Killed in Oregon Traffic Accident Frances Gustafson, 14, of Silver-| ton, Ore., and formerly o Park River, was killed Tuesday night in an automobile accident, according to word received by relatives in Prk River. The accident victim was a daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Gustaf- son who moved to 5" 'v,. ton from Park River about five years ago. Relatives in Park River had no details on the accident. Funeral services are incomplete. Besides the child's parents, sur- vivors include five sisters, Mrs. Har- ry (Muriel) Lunski. Park River; Mrs. Bud (Clara) Walker, Lyons, Ore.; Mrs. Jim (Edith) Towery, Sil- verton, Ore.; Mrs. Rhoda Heltne. in California and Marlene at home: two brothers, LeRoy at Climate, Calif., and Jimmy, at home, A carnival has been lined up for the 195{] July 4 celebration, accord- ing to a report given at the regular meeting Tuesday of Paul Farup Post 147, American Legion. Stan-Neis Shows of Montivedio, Minn., has agreed to the billing and a contract has been sent to the car- nival operators for signature. The carnival has seven rides and two side how and 15 concessions. It wa reported that the post had exceeded its membership quota and Tenor To Open Concert Series The Valley Civic Music Associa- t)n will launch its wintter concert series Feb. 8 with Rawn Spearman, tenor, presenting the lead-off con- cert. The concert will be in the new Grafton armory. "A very fine and varied program haS been arranged for the season," Mrs. W. L. Dougherty of Park Riv- er, executive secretary, said, "A lot of people probably have been won- dering whether we are dead or alive because they haven't heard any- thing about the season plans or re- ceived their tickets. We are happy to say we are very much alive, have a fine program lined up and will be sending the tickets out to the mem- ,bers in the latter part of January." Mrs. Dougherty said there are ap- proximately 800 members of the civic music assoelatiom In addition to the male vocalist ]the winter series includes concerts ! I by an instrumental group, a pianist and a symphonette. The Eger Players, an instrumental group, will be featured at the sec- ond concert, March 5, On April 13 Jean Graham. whom Mrs. Dough- erty described as a "young, up and coming, beautiful pianist", will be the artist. The erles will end May with a concert by the St. Louis Symphonette. STILL GOING STRONG Army Lt. John Von Rueden, of Grand Forks, brother of WCAS Ag- gie Coach Ken Von Rueden of this city, reached the $8,000 level Tues- day night on the CBS television show, 'ne $84,000 Question.' He will be back on the show next week "to try for $18,000. His category is geography. ON GRAND JURY DUTY IN FARGO THIS V/EEK Lloyd Staven and Lorenz Mahrer are in Fargo this week for Federal grand Jury duty. received a letter of commendation I the store. Ernest Hellquist, manager from North Dakota Devartment Ad- [.nd one of the owners says the jutant Jack Williams The state also I uctions will be held until ever The" y- met its quota post had 127 t thing is sold members, one over its quota, by the I Two sales'are set for Saturday-- Dec. 31 ddadtino. I the first at I p.m. and the second at In other business the post agreed 17:30 p.m. There will be no sale o sonsor a March of Dimes bene- Monday, but sales will be held fit dance this month, upon the re- daily thereafter until the merchan- quest of city Chairman Percy Wal- 'disc is gone, according to the own- stad. [ era. i last week and swep aside all op- position to relat as champmns at the third annual Walsh. Curling Club's bonspiel in Park River. The winning quartet, called the "kid rink" .because of the compara- tive youth of its curlers, was led by Dale Snyder. Snyder's rink beat out another Winnipeg entry, Richard- son's rink, in the finals of the No, 1, or Red River Red, event sponsor- ed by growers and shippers of po- tatoes in the area. The Gardner rink of Clearwater, Manitoba, also repeated its perfNr- mance of a year ago by again win- ning the No. 2. or Monson and Daley . event sponsored by Monson and Daley of Nash, The Harris rink of Winnipeg won the Agsco evert, sponsored by Agsco of Grat0n. and the Darret rink, also of ,Winnipeg, took the lourth event, sponsored by merchants of Grafton. Nash, Hoople and Park River. Local rinks found the going tougher than last year when rinks skipped by Allen and Orville GiIlis- hammer, Grafton, were in the finals of the top two events and Wallace Thompson's rink, from the W*alsh Curling club, was in the finals of the No. 3 event, and several other local rinks advanced well along in the bonspiel before being knocked out. The M. Hove rink from the local curling club placed third in the Monson and Daley event this year. Curlers on the team were Millard Hove, Calmer Groven, Iver Iverson and Arnold Orsund. The Gilltsham- t met rink placed fourth in the Agsco event with Orville Gilleshammer, Merle Freedland, Don LaBorite and ' Wally Ruud making up the rink. A Grafton rink consisting of Glen Gil- leshammer, Willie Cllette, Dick Lapp and Vern Turnr finished as runner-Up in the Merchants event. A total of 59 rinks, or 236 curlers. competed in the 3-day bonspiel to make it Walsh county's biggest sporting event of the year. In the climb to first place in the No. 1 event the Snyder rink downed the Laidlaw and Bill Harris rinks of Winnipeg, Kenny Johnson of Nash, Art Clinton of Pembina, Bob Congdon of Winnipeg and Richard- son's rinki n the finals. The Gardner rink out-curled the Porter and Thompson rinks of Park River and M. Hove's Grafton rink in winning top honors in the second event. Victims of the winning Har- ris rink in the third event were Tom Berk of Grafton, Cliff Lord of Win- nipeg, Art Tallackson of Mahdi, Bridge of Winnipeg and Sandren of Portage la Prairie in the finals. Darret and his rink curled their way through Coopman of Pacific Junction, Manitoba, John Bergrnan of Langdon, Cleveland of Cavalier and Jenson, also of Cavalier, before overcoming the Gilleshammer rink in the finals of fourth even. Seven sheets of ice in the Watch county fair building at Park River were used along with the three sheets at the curling club east of town. The curlers were entertained Saturday night at a banquet at the Grafton Legion club. Mrs. F. Sludeny Victim of Stroke Mrs. Antonnette Studeny, if/, of Park River, died last Friday at St. Ansgar's hospital in Park Ri,v:01 . lowing a stroke. She had been ill about a weel Funeral services were held yos- terdy at St. John's Catholic church in Pisek with Rev. John ROth of-" flciating. Mrs. Studeny was a da of Mr. and Mrs. John Jedlika, and was born in Czechoslovakia, Sune 8, 1888 and lived there until she was I5 years old when she came  to Rushford township in Walsh county. She married Frank Studeny a  Pisek in 1907. He died in 1949. Survivors include: two sons, Vic- tor Studeny and Stanley Studeny, both of Park River: two daughters, Mrs. Roy Jensen {Mareella, Inkster, and Mrs. Ernest Henrietta) Bina. Lankin; three grandchildren: two sisters, Mrs. John Pich of Lankin and Mrs. John Lhota of Goldberg, Saskachewan, Canada. Mrs. Carrie Wiste is spending this week at I-]Foople with Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Gunderson.