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THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 1956 WALSH COUNTY PRESS, PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA PAGE Heard & Seen A son was born Jan. 4 to Lt. and Mrs. Dean Parke, Bryan, Texas. Lt. Parke is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Rob- eft Parke of Park River. Mrs. Palmer Setness, Mrs. Floyd Wooldridge and Sylvester Snaza re- turned Friday from Little Falls. Minn., where they attended the funeral of their uncle Burt Prus- zinski, who died Jan. 1. Read The Mary Martin Story, a penetrating look into the private life of one of show business' great- est personalities. See Sunday's Am- erican Weekly, with the Chicago American On sale at Eyolfson's.-- Adv. Dinner guests at the Richard Le- rud home Jan. 4 were Mrs. Oliver Lawson and Dickie and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Lawson, all of Con- crete, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lawson of Powell, Wyo., and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Lerud and Carl of Union. Dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Welmer Skager on Wednesday were Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Peoples. Sunday visitors at the home of Wedding Invitations and announ- Mr, and Mrs. Robert Amstrup were cements at THE PRESS. Mr. and Mrs. William Shell and Mrs. O. H. Olson of this city is a family, of Fargo. Rebecca Amsrup patient at St. Ansgar's hospital, hav- ing entered Tuesday iorenoon. Dinner guests last Monday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Thompson were Mr. and Mrs. Wel- mer Skager, and daughter, Joalyn, Mrs. Bergit Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. O. IL Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Lar- fry McKinnon, of Warren, Minn. returned with them after spending Mr. and Mrs. Alex Parke enter- a week at the Shell home and with tained at dinner on Monday of last Winter coats are priced to clear. See them while at the sale starting Jan. 12. Fashion Shop, Park River. Jimmy Larson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Larson. city, is ill with yellow jaundice and is a patient at the Grand Forks Deaconess hospi- tal. Mr. and Mrs. Thee. Dahl and son, Ronald, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Gjevre and daughter, Diane attend- ed the wedding of Betty Paulson and Darrel Boman. both of War- ren, Minn., on Dec. 28. Barbara Daley of Nash was a vis- itor from Wednesday to Sunday of Judy Pederson at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peder Peder- son. her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. An- drew Ulsaker. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Nybo of Bis- marck were holiday visitors at the home of the latter's mother, Mrs. Aletta Aker> Other guests there in- clude Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Akre, Mr. and Mrs. Ole Slette, Peter, Olaf and Ida Nelson and Miss Doris Nybo of Hoople. The afternoon circle of the Pres- byterian ladies aid met Thursday at the home of Mrs. A. D. Gillespie. Officers elected were Mrs. Ben Mid- dendorf, president; Mrs. M. O. John- son. vice president; Mrs. Robert Parke, secretary; Mrs. G. Mauritson, treasurer. Lunch was served by the hostess. week. Guests were the Ernest Parke family from Langdon, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bredeson, of Nekoma. Mrs. Roy Ratliff and family of Brecken- ridge, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Carl Berke of Nekoma, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Parke. Mrs. Howard Disher returned Fri- day from a three weeks trip over the holidays. In Cleveland. Ohio, she visited with her son John Dish- er and family, at Indo. Calif., with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Force. She made most of the trip by plane. She spent last week end here with her sister, Mrs. T. F. Meagher before going to Hensel to resume her teaching du- ties. of ardware & Fixtures STARTS FRIDAY, JAN. 13 Sale Begins I p. m. Each Sale Day Two Sales Sat., Jan. 14:1 P.M. and 7:30 P. M. NO SALE MONDAY, JAN. 16 SALE EACH DAY THEREAFTER Everything to be sold at Auction RADIOS REFRIGERATORS DISHWASH ERS CABINET SINKS TOOLS, WRENCHES, ETC. ELECTRIC SAWS -- bench & hand USED STOVES, WASHERS & REFRIGERATORS DINETTE SETS WATER PUMPS ROOF COATING PAINT & PAINT BRUSHES FISHING TACKLE GUNS & AMMUNITION SPORTING GOODS TOYS TRICYCLES HOUSEWARES OFFICE EQUIPMENT CASH REGISTER 250 Ib NAIL SCALE ELECTRIC APPLIANCES LINOLEUM, RUGS & YARD GOODS $800 STOCK OF GATES, BELTS & PULLEYS COLEMAN OIL BURNERS OIL FLOOR FURNACES BABY STROLLERS ELECTRIC WIRING MDSE. NAILS & BOLTS L------ .... - .  -... .... . .............. GALVANIZED PALLS, TUBS, GARB'GE CAN CREAM CANS LOUDEN HAY CARRIER & TRACK SOIL PIPE & FLTTINGS SHOVELS, RAKES,"'" HOES STANCHIONS--CHAIN COPPER & GALVANIZED WATER PIPE USED BICYCLES ELEC. WATER SOFT'NERS LAWN MOWERS--Hand & Power WEED CHOPPER ELEC. FENCES GRAB BAGS ELEC. FENCE WIRE HOG TROUGHS 12-ft LINOLEUM RACK WALL & ISLAND FIXT'S PAINT SHAKER CASH REGISTER NEW FLOOR SANDER & EDGER WITH PAPER ELECTRIC KEY MACHINE WITH BLANKS WORK BENCH BROODER HEAT LAMPS & REFLECTORS Other articles too numerous to fist _ u ALL MERCHANDISE SUBJECT ii TO SALE PRIOR TO AUCTION Terms: Cash Oscar P. Stromll, Auctioneer . , MARIEN, HELLQUlST, MAR,EN PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA Across the Street from Windsor Hotel and the Ritz Cafe January Sale starting Jan. 12... Over I00 dresses going at greatly re- prices. Fashion Shop, Park River. Dinner guests Sunday at the A. R Meagher home were Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Harris, Mrs. Howard Disher, Mrs. T. F. Meagher and Mrs. I. E. Hansen. Engaged Mr. and Mrs. Robert K. Dahl of Park River announce the engage- ment and approaching marriage of their daughter, Helen Reine, to ] James Hodgson, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Hodgson of Wales, N. D. Miss Dahl is a graduate of Con- cordia College and is teaching at Grand Forks. Hodgson is a veteran and is a student at the University. The wedding is set for Jan. 28, in the St. Peter Lutheran church Edinburg. LEGAL NOTICE: NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE of Knut Jergenson, DECEASED. NOTICE is hereby given by the undersigned Administratrix of the estate of Knut Jergenson, late of the Township of Kensington in the County of Walsh and State of North Dakota. deceased, to the creditors of and all persons having claims against said decedent to exhibit them with the necessary vouchers within three months after the first publication of this notice to the county court of said county at the office of the County Judge in the City of Grafton in said Walsh Coun- ty, North Dakota. NOTICE is hereby further given that the time and place fixed by the court for hearing and adjusting such claims are the 26th day of April, 1956 at ten o'clock A. M. in the Court Rooms of the County Court House in the City of Grafton in the County of. Walsh and State of North Dakota, at which time and place all persons interested in the estate shall skew cause why any claim against said estate should not be allowed. Dated this 10th day of January, 1956. ESTHER JERGENSON Administratrix ROY A. NESTE Attorney for Administratrix Park River, North Dakota. First publication on the 12th day of January, 1956. NOTICE TO CBEDITOBS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Mary Gates DE- CREASED. NOTICE is hereby given by the undersigned Administratrix of the I estate of Mary Gates. late of t the city of Park River in the County of Walsh and State of North Dakota, deceased, to the creditors of and all persons having claims again, said decedent to exhibit them with the necessary vouchers within three months after the first publication of this notice to the County Court of said county at the office of the County Judge in the City of Grafton in said Walsh Coun- ty, North Dakota. Bert Parke of St. Paul spent a few days here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Parke. Clarence Knutson of Minne lis was a week end visitor at the home of his brother and slster-ln- law, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Knutson. Mr. and Mrs. John  Moan and chil- dren spent the holidays with rel- atives at Moorhead, Barnesville and Lake Park, Minn. BANK STATEMENT State Bank No. 1350 Repot! of fhe Condition of THE FIRST STATE BANK OF Of Park River in the State of North Dakoza, at 1he close of business on December 31, 1955 ASSETS Cash, balances with other banks, including reserve balances, and cash items in process of collection $ 294,821.84 United States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed ........ 1,421,606.26 Obiigations of States and political subdivisions .... 66,500.00 Other bonds, notes and de- benture.s .............. 18,922.36 Loans and discounts (in- cluding $248.08 over- drafts ................ 784,301.66 Bank premises owned $1.00, furniture and fixtures $7690.69 .......... 7,691.69 Other assets .............. 13,646.40 TOTAL ASSETS ..... $2,607,490.21 LIABILITIES Demand deposits of indiv- Iduals, partnerships, and corporations .......... 1,443,681.61 'rime deposits of individ- uals, partnerships a nd corporations ........... 672,826.96 Deposits of United States Government (including postal savings ........... 54,723.50 Deposits of States and pol- itical subdivisions ...... 187,265.41 Deposits of banks ........ $5,000.00 Other deposits (certified officers' checks, etc} ...... 1,749.44 TOTAL $2,365,248.92 Other liabilities .......... 33,594.55 TOTAL LIABILITIES - $2,398,641.47 CAPITAL ACCOUNTS Capital * .............. $ 50.000.00 Surplus ................ 75,000.00 Undivided profits ....... 58,648.74 Reserves (and retirement account f o r preferred capital) ................ $25,000.00 TOTAL CAPITAL AC- COUNTS ............... 208,648.74 TOTAL LIABILITIES AND CAPITAL AC- COUNTS - ....... $ 2,60/,490.21 * This bank's capital consists of: Common stock with total par val- ue of $50,000.00. MEMORANDA Assets pledged or assigned to secure liabilities and for other purposes ..... 314,000.00 Loans as shown above are after deduction of reser- ves .................... 34,257,44 Securities as shown above are after deduction of re- yes of ................... 17,000.00 I. R. K. Bork. Cashier of the above-named bank, do solemnly NOTICE is hereby further given swear that the above statement that the time and the place fixed is true, and that it fully and by the court for hearing and adjust- correctly represents the true state ing such claims are the 25th day of of the several matters herein con- April, 1956, at ten o'clock A.M. in tained and set forth, to the best of the Court Rooms of the County my knowledge and belief. Court in the Court House in the City of Grafton in the County of Walsh and State of North Dakota, at which time and place all persons interested in the estate shall show cause why any claim against said estate should not be allowed. Dated this 6 day of'January, 1956. FLORENCE JOHNSON Administratrix ROY A. NESTE Attorney for Administratrix Park River, North Dakota. First publication on the 12 day of January, 1956. R. K. Bork, Cashier Correct - Attest: D. W. Westbee NI. O Johnson, G. S. Larson Dircctors. State of North Dakota, County of Walsh. ss: Sworn to and subscribed before me this 9th day of January, 1956, ROY A. NESTE, Notary Public, Walsh County, N. D. and I hereby Certify that I am not an officer or director of this bank. My commissions expires 7-10-59 ( Notary's Seal) Note to FA You are invited to attend Fertilizer Meeting at the Park River City Hall Monday, Jan. 16 at 7:30 p. m. A worth while program is being planned FREE COFFEE AND DOUGHNUTS Everybody Welcome ' Farmers Union Oil Co. Park River, North Dakota THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 1956 WALSH COUNTY PRESS, PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA PAGE Heard & Seen A son was born Jan. 4 to Lt. and Mrs. Dean Parke, Bryan, Texas. Lt. Parke is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Rob- eft Parke of Park River. Mrs. Palmer Setness, Mrs. Floyd Wooldridge and Sylvester Snaza re- turned Friday from Little Falls. Minn., where they attended the funeral of their uncle Burt Prus- zinski, who died Jan. 1. Read The Mary Martin Story, a penetrating look into the private life of one of show business' great- est personalities. See Sunday's Am- erican Weekly, with the Chicago American On sale at Eyolfson's.-- Adv. Dinner guests at the Richard Le- rud home Jan. 4 were Mrs. Oliver Lawson and Dickie and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Lawson, all of Con- crete, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lawson of Powell, Wyo., and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Lerud and Carl of Union. Dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Welmer Skager on Wednesday were Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Peoples. Sunday visitors at the home of Wedding Invitations and announ- Mr, and Mrs. Robert Amstrup were cements at THE PRESS. Mr. and Mrs. William Shell and Mrs. O. H. Olson of this city is a family, of Fargo. Rebecca Amsrup patient at St. Ansgar's hospital, hav- ing entered Tuesday iorenoon. Dinner guests last Monday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Thompson were Mr. and Mrs. Wel- mer Skager, and daughter, Joalyn, Mrs. Bergit Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. O. IL Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Lar- fry McKinnon, of Warren, Minn. returned with them after spending Mr. and Mrs. Alex Parke enter- a week at the Shell home and with tained at dinner on Monday of last Winter coats are priced to clear. See them while at the sale starting Jan. 12. Fashion Shop, Park River. Jimmy Larson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Larson. city, is ill with yellow jaundice and is a patient at the Grand Forks Deaconess hospi- tal. Mr. and Mrs. Thee. Dahl and son, Ronald, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Gjevre and daughter, Diane attend- ed the wedding of Betty Paulson and Darrel Boman. both of War- ren, Minn., on Dec. 28. Barbara Daley of Nash was a vis- itor from Wednesday to Sunday of Judy Pederson at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peder Peder- son. her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. An- drew Ulsaker. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Nybo of Bis- marck were holiday visitors at the home of the latter's mother, Mrs. Aletta Aker> Other guests there in- clude Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Akre, Mr. and Mrs. Ole Slette, Peter, Olaf and Ida Nelson and Miss Doris Nybo of Hoople. The afternoon circle of the Pres- byterian ladies aid met Thursday at the home of Mrs. A. D. Gillespie. Officers elected were Mrs. Ben Mid- dendorf, president; Mrs. M. O. John- son. vice president; Mrs. Robert Parke, secretary; Mrs. G. Mauritson, treasurer. Lunch was served by the hostess. week. Guests were the Ernest Parke family from Langdon, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bredeson, of Nekoma. Mrs. Roy Ratliff and family of Brecken- ridge, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Carl Berke of Nekoma, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Parke. Mrs. Howard Disher returned Fri- day from a three weeks trip over the holidays. In Cleveland. Ohio, she visited with her son John Dish- er and family, at Indo. Calif., with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Force. She made most of the trip by plane. She spent last week end here with her sister, Mrs. T. F. Meagher before going to Hensel to resume her teaching du- ties. of ardware & Fixtures STARTS FRIDAY, JAN. 13 Sale Begins I p. m. Each Sale Day Two Sales Sat., Jan. 14:1 P.M. and 7:30 P. M. NO SALE MONDAY, JAN. 16 SALE EACH DAY THEREAFTER Everything to be sold at Auction RADIOS REFRIGERATORS DISHWASH ERS CABINET SINKS TOOLS, WRENCHES, ETC. ELECTRIC SAWS -- bench & hand USED STOVES, WASHERS & REFRIGERATORS DINETTE SETS WATER PUMPS ROOF COATING PAINT & PAINT BRUSHES FISHING TACKLE GUNS & AMMUNITION SPORTING GOODS TOYS TRICYCLES HOUSEWARES OFFICE EQUIPMENT CASH REGISTER 250 Ib NAIL SCALE ELECTRIC APPLIANCES LINOLEUM, RUGS & YARD GOODS $800 STOCK OF GATES, BELTS & PULLEYS COLEMAN OIL BURNERS OIL FLOOR FURNACES BABY STROLLERS ELECTRIC WIRING MDSE. NAILS & BOLTS L------ .... - .  -... .... . .............. GALVANIZED PALLS, TUBS, GARB'GE CAN CREAM CANS LOUDEN HAY CARRIER & TRACK SOIL PIPE & FLTTINGS SHOVELS, RAKES,"'" HOES STANCHIONS--CHAIN COPPER & GALVANIZED WATER PIPE USED BICYCLES ELEC. WATER SOFT'NERS LAWN MOWERS--Hand & Power WEED CHOPPER ELEC. FENCES GRAB BAGS ELEC. FENCE WIRE HOG TROUGHS 12-ft LINOLEUM RACK WALL & ISLAND FIXT'S PAINT SHAKER CASH REGISTER NEW FLOOR SANDER & EDGER WITH PAPER ELECTRIC KEY MACHINE WITH BLANKS WORK BENCH BROODER HEAT LAMPS & REFLECTORS Other articles too numerous to fist _ u ALL MERCHANDISE SUBJECT ii TO SALE PRIOR TO AUCTION Terms: Cash Oscar P. Stromll, Auctioneer . , MARIEN, HELLQUlST, MAR,EN PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA Across the Street from Windsor Hotel and the Ritz Cafe January Sale starting Jan. 12... Over I00 dresses going at greatly re- prices. Fashion Shop, Park River. Dinner guests Sunday at the A. R Meagher home were Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Harris, Mrs. Howard Disher, Mrs. T. F. Meagher and Mrs. I. E. Hansen. Engaged Mr. and Mrs. Robert K. Dahl of Park River announce the engage- ment and approaching marriage of their daughter, Helen Reine, to ] James Hodgson, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Hodgson of Wales, N. D. Miss Dahl is a graduate of Con- cordia College and is teaching at Grand Forks. Hodgson is a veteran and is a student at the University. The wedding is set for Jan. 28, in the St. Peter Lutheran church Edinburg. LEGAL NOTICE: NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE of Knut Jergenson, DECEASED. NOTICE is hereby given by the undersigned Administratrix of the estate of Knut Jergenson, late of the Township of Kensington in the County of Walsh and State of North Dakota. deceased, to the creditors of and all persons having claims against said decedent to exhibit them with the necessary vouchers within three months after the first publication of this notice to the county court of said county at the office of the County Judge in the City of Grafton in said Walsh Coun- ty, North Dakota. NOTICE is hereby further given that the time and place fixed by the court for hearing and adjusting such claims are the 26th day of April, 1956 at ten o'clock A. M. in the Court Rooms of the County Court House in the City of Grafton in the County of. Walsh and State of North Dakota, at which time and place all persons interested in the estate shall skew cause why any claim against said estate should not be allowed. Dated this 10th day of January, 1956. ESTHER JERGENSON Administratrix ROY A. NESTE Attorney for Administratrix Park River, North Dakota. First publication on the 12th day of January, 1956. NOTICE TO CBEDITOBS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Mary Gates DE- CREASED. NOTICE is hereby given by the undersigned Administratrix of the I estate of Mary Gates. late of t the city of Park River in the County of Walsh and State of North Dakota, deceased, to the creditors of and all persons having claims again, said decedent to exhibit them with the necessary vouchers within three months after the first publication of this notice to the County Court of said county at the office of the County Judge in the City of Grafton in said Walsh Coun- ty, North Dakota. Bert Parke of St. Paul spent a few days here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Parke. Clarence Knutson of Minne lis was a week end visitor at the home of his brother and slster-ln- law, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Knutson. Mr. and Mrs. John  Moan and chil- dren spent the holidays with rel- atives at Moorhead, Barnesville and Lake Park, Minn. BANK STATEMENT State Bank No. 1350 Repot! of fhe Condition of THE FIRST STATE BANK OF Of Park River in the State of North Dakoza, at 1he close of business on December 31, 1955 ASSETS Cash, balances with other banks, including reserve balances, and cash items in process of collection $ 294,821.84 United States Government obligations, direct and guaranteed ........ 1,421,606.26 Obiigations of States and political subdivisions .... 66,500.00 Other bonds, notes and de- benture.s .............. 18,922.36 Loans and discounts (in- cluding $248.08 over- drafts ................ 784,301.66 Bank premises owned $1.00, furniture and fixtures $7690.69 .......... 7,691.69 Other assets .............. 13,646.40 TOTAL ASSETS ..... $2,607,490.21 LIABILITIES Demand deposits of indiv- Iduals, partnerships, and corporations .......... 1,443,681.61 'rime deposits of individ- uals, partnerships and corporations ........... 672,826.96 Deposits of United States Government (including postal savings ........... 54,723.50 Deposits of States and pol- itical subdivisions ...... 187,265.41 Deposits of banks ........ $5,000.00 Other deposits (certified officers' checks, etc} ...... 1,749.44 TOTAL $2,365,248.92 Other liabilities .......... 33,594.55 TOTAL LIABILITIES - $2,398,641.47 CAPITAL ACCOUNTS Capital * .............. $ 50.000.00 Surplus ................ 75,000.00 Undivided profits ....... 58,648.74 Reserves (and retirement account f o r preferred capital) ................ $25,000.00 TOTAL CAPITAL AC- COUNTS ............... 208,648.74 TOTAL LIABILITIES AND CAPITAL AC- COUNTS - ....... $ 2,60/,490.21 * This bank's capital consists of: Common stock with total par val- ue of $50,000.00. MEMORANDA Assets pledged or assigned to secure liabilities and for other purposes ..... 314,000.00 Loans as shown above are after deduction of reser- ves .................... 34,257,44 Securities as shown above are after deduction of re- yes of ................... 17,000.00 I. R. K. Bork. Cashier of the above-named bank, do solemnly NOTICE is hereby further given swear that the above statement that the time and the place fixed is true, and that it fully and by the court for hearing and adjust- correctly represents the true state ing such claims are the 25th day of of the several matters herein con- April, 1956, at ten o'clock A.M. in tained and set forth, to the best of the Court Rooms of the County my knowledge and belief. Court in the Court House in the City of Grafton in the County of Walsh and State of North Dakota, at which time and place all persons interested in the estate shall show cause why any claim against said estate should not be allowed. Dated this 6 day of'January, 1956. FLORENCE JOHNSON Administratrix ROY A. NESTE Attorney for Administratrix Park River, North Dakota. First publication on the 12 day of January, 1956. R. K. Bork, Cashier Correct - Attest: D. W. Westbee NI. O Johnson, G. S. Larson Dircctors. State of North Dakota, County of Walsh. ss: Sworn to and subscribed before me this 9th day of January, 1956, ROY A. NESTE, Notary Public, Walsh County, N. D. and I hereby Certify that I am not an officer or director of this bank. My commissions expires 7-10-59 ( Notary's Seal) Note to FA You are invited to attend Fertilizer Meeting at the Park River City Hall Monday, Jan. 16 at 7:30 p. m. A worth while program is being planned FREE COFFEE AND DOUGHNUTS Everybody Welcome ' Farmers Union Oil Co. Park River, North Dakota