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JANUARY 12, 1956 WA,LSH COUNTY  PARK RIVER, NORTH DA.K(A PAGE LV E wantAds State's 195-5 Farm IncOme Highest in 3 Years Over $705 Million w, "" 2"'-- in. dlame,ters__ esell and --"'' -"W-- ''" economic scales are out of balance North Dakota's best cash .crop m mg June 30, 1955. to 50 seven years led the state to its because of our heavy dependence George B. Easton, state mine in- to eat as well while visiting Fargo as you do $ install Myers water systenm.  highest agricultural cash income upon agriculture," the governor said, 'other features are developing produced represent an increase of at home. You can do this by eating with us. POWERS 36382, Porter Well Co., Park River, N.D. tf 4, ,,u For lent: Sander & Edger. Malde & *: Sharpe Hdwe, city. tf *: WANTED TO RENT: Two or 3 . , bedroom house. Ernest Torfin, 4- . City. Phone 22251. 2wc o.u ' Wanted: Woman to reside with and *Io care for elderly woman. Ivan COFFEE SHOP  Spornitz, City. 2-w-p CLEARANCE SALE: Prices slash- " Fargo, North Dakota ed. For example: baby's shoes,  $1.50 to $2.49 (Reg. $3.25 to $5.) ...... . .............. . . ,. Fri., Sat., and all next week. -*.`-.-..-...-*-....*..-...`..J....*.***""" Sadies' Gift Shop. FOUND: Man's wristwatch. Owner may have same by identifying it FOR SALE and paying for ad. Contact Ken- neth or Gust Monsebroten, Park River. Selkirk Wheat Canadian Registered Blue Tag CLEANED TREATED BAGGED No Order too Small Phone Orders Given Prompt Attention SAMPLE ON DISPLAY Farmer's Eievater SELKIRK WHEAT ELEPHANT BRAND FERTILIZER: ORDER NOWI Farmers Union Elevator Park River Dial 22901 8,800 in County Licenses to Drive Nearly 8,800 Walsh county resi- dents are licensed to drive motor vehicles for the next two years. The total 8,772 includes 8,365 licenses for adults and 407 junior licenses--for drivers under 18 years. The licenses were issued in the last six months of 1955. On a statewide basis, A. J. Klaudt, director of the highway safety re- sponsibility division, reports that 295,315 licenses were issued by his capitol office and 224 field agents located throughout the state. Of the adult llceuse and 17PJ0 were |mdora Drivers hold- in duplicates number 2,174. is the leading county with 28,054 lieeused drivers. Billings is low with 15L Our sale starts Thursday, Jan. 12 with more than I00 dresses priced to clear. Also skirts, sweaters etc. The Fashion Shop, Park River. Business - Prefesslonal Directory DR. R. W. BALDWIN NORTH SIDE GROCERY Dentist Homer Lueken Prop. Park River Dial 22831 Groceries and Cold Meats Store Hours: Week days, 8 a. m. to 9 p. m. Sun. 2 to 6 P. m. ROY k NEST Park River Dial 22291 Lawyer Dial 36781 Park River PARK RIVER ELECTRIC See tm for Farm & Home DR. M. C. FLATEN wiring. Free Estimates. Low Dentist costs Licensed and Bonded M. IVL Sorenson, Prop Edinburg Phone 1 call 2 Dial 22092 Park River Drs. Galloway & Otis WES SAMSON Practice Limited to Electrical Contractor Optometry  The Science Licensed & Bonded of Vision WIRING OF ALL KINDS J. K. Kalloway Vernon Otis DONE RIGHT Devils Lake, N.D. Phone 334 Guaranteed Estimates Park River Dial 46161 H. R. Piltingsrud, M.D. : Physician and Surgeon OVERBYE FUNERAL Phone 22271 Res. 22941 HOME FUNERAL DIRECTORS DR. J. V. JAEHNING Ambulance Service Dentist Monuments Phones: Day 36342 Office Over Penneys Night, 22961 or 46211 Grafton Phone 795 Park River, North Dakota since 1952, according to the Greater North Dakota association's 31st an- nual economic review. North Dakota farms produced an estimated $705,740,000 in new wealth in 1955 for an estimated cash in- come of $532,787,000, up 13.1 per cent from the $471,233,000 in 1954. Cash income from crops, includ- ing government payments, totaled $382,439,000 as against $316,152,000 in 1954. Value of crop production was in North Dakota which promise greater diversification of our econ- omy." Occurrences in the year 1955 fore- cast a healthier North Dakota, the governor added. "Our oil industry continued to prosper; plans for ir- rigation from Garrison Reservoir progressed; reportedly rich finds of uranium deposits have been discov- ered and our lignite coal has been attracting wider attention among up to $536,392,000 from $432,190,000. [ Meanwhile, livestock cash inceme i large power-based industries." slipped from $155,081,000 in 1954 to[ ' Gas And Oil Values Up $150 348,000 in 1955. The value of oil and gas produc- Increased production of durum ltion in North Dakota during 1955 and hard red spring wheat, caused amounted to 33 million dollars, up principally by less 15B rust damage, more than 20 million from 1954, ac- was the greater factor for the state's cording to Dr. Wilson M. Laird, higher farm income. !state geologist. Spring wheat, other than durum, Total estimated oil production for accounted for 51 per cent of the state's cash crop income as the state produced 35 million more bushels in 1955 than in the year previous. Production of all wheat was the largest since 1951 despite the small- est wheat acreage since 1908. North Dakota's durum crop of 13,- 770,000 bushels, up from 4,354,000, represented 66.8 per cent of the nation's production. The state also led the nation in the production of 1955 was 11,250,000 barrels, valued at approximately 32 million dollars. An estimated 10,600,000 mcf of mainly wet gas were produced. Value of the gas sold in the state and its by-products was estimated at a million dollars by Dr. Laird. A total of 601 oil wells were pro- ducing in the state as of December 1 from 24 oil fields. Two fields have been shut-in due to mechanical and other difficulties. other spring wheat, barley, rye, flax Through December 6, 164 of 245 and wild hay, was second for all we s ri te uri ..... 11 d lledinthesta d ngthe wheat tenth m oats alfalfa nay anc ear .... ^*A ,o ,r,,a,,,,, . ., - . , __ . [y were u,,*u,=-=,   ....... , potatoes ana emvenm zor sugar I Dr Laird stated be.'-time record crops of flaxseed, I duT'hr, llrhinDtsk:ita:s ion; . . [ t) ent, saw numerous proper- barley corn soybeans and hay were develo m established In 1955. [ties purchased and a number of Production O  I claims taked although no eommer- "Despite the fact that mounting'eial production took place during farm surpluses have cut sharply in- [the year. to the aicultural income of most At the present time, there is no slates, North Dakota faired better economical method of extracting economically in 1955 than in the I the uranium from North Dakota year previous." Governor Norman ores, Dr, Laird said, although the Brunsdale disclosed in a prepared evolution of such a process is now clearly evident, according to infor- mation revealed at a Greater North statement. Increased crop production more than oflbet lower prices for farm commodities, but the aa-icultural price squeeze continues u farm op- erating expenses rise, the governor said. Dakota association-sponsored uran- ium seminar in Mandan in Novem- ber. Lid Coal Vtlua "Almost the entire state shared in Nearly three million tons of eoal with a total valuation of $.719,176 the increased agricultural prdue" [were produced from North Dakota tion durin 1955. "But. while we realize that our lignite mines in the fiscal year end- spector, said that the 2,979,725 tons 173,251 tons over the preceding year while the valuation climbed $230,- 389. The 75 ltgnite mines in the state employed 488 persons, according to Easton, contrasted to 1950 when 3,- 212,534 tons were produced from 104 mines employing 661 men. Activate Garrison Dislrict The enactment of the Garrison Diversion Conservancy District law and the activation of the district were the most significant advances in North Dakota's water develop- ment program during 1955. The 22-county district created by the 1955 session of the North Dakota Legislature, provides a legal entity through which the Bureau of Re- clamation can deal with the state in the construction, operation and maintenance of the vast Garrison Diversion project, with its eventual irrigation potential of nearly two million acres of North Dakota farm- land. Meanwhile, the Garrison Dam construction project was 83 per cent complete at year's end, Brig Gem. W. E. Potter, division engineer of the Corps of Army Engineers, Oma- ha, reported. Production of hydroelectric power will begin at Garrison when the first 80,000 killowatt generator will be put in service on January 21. Another will follow in February with the third to o in service in June or July of 1956. according to Col. H. L. Hille, district engineer, Garrison district. Engaged , Mrs. Thora Rike of Edinburg an- nounces the engagment of her daughter, Bernice Oline, to Jumee W. Flanau son of Mt-s. Clara Flanagan of Edlaburg. Rike / a graduate of the Gardar schools and is now a stu- dent at Mayville State Teachers College. Mr. Flanagan is also a graduate of the Gardar schools and is a veteran with a two-year serv- ice recorc No date has been set for the wed- ding. |l SUPER 88 HOLIDAY COUPE, pRlO00 11"1 VALUE "rIDOAy..,. TOP RilSAUE TOMORR01/I | Once again, Olds sets the trend for tomorrow with a brand-new, double.duty "lntagrille Bumper" design! Give Oldsmobile a thorough going-over for every detail you demand in your new car. You'll find Olds out ahead in every way! Stunning Starfire styling with the functional beauty of new "Intagrille Bumper" design! Plus the new Rocket T-350 Engine for pace-setting power and performance! New smoothness, too, in the split -second response of Jetaway Hydra-Marie*. Then, get set for the biggest and best surprise of all! Get our price! See us today... make this your year to rocket away! OLDSMOBi VISIT THE "ROCKET ROOM" ... AT YOUR OLDSMOBILE DEALER'SI L_E SILLIMAN IMPLEMENT CO. Park River, N.D. Fred Silliman, Prop. Dial 36281 --DLSMOBIL - PNTB "THE CAT AN]) THE FIrDDLE". ANOTHEn GAY 90-MINUTE MUBTCAL. BAT. ,TAN. 21, BC-TV-- JANUARY 12, 1956 WA,LSH COUNTY  PARK RIVER, NORTH DA.K(A PAGE LV E wantAds State's 195-5 Farm IncOme Highest in 3 Years Over $705 Million w, "" 2"'-- in. dlame,ters__ esell and --"'' -"W-- ''" economic scales are out of balance North Dakota's best cash .crop m mg June 30, 1955. to 50 seven years led the state to its because of our heavy dependence George B. Easton, state mine in- to eat as well while visiting Fargo as you do $ install Myers water systenm.  highest agricultural cash income upon agriculture," the governor said, 'other features are developing produced represent an increase of at home. You can do this by eating with us. POWERS 36382, Porter Well Co., Park River, N.D. tf 4, ,,u For lent: Sander & Edger. Malde & *: Sharpe Hdwe, city. tf *: WANTED TO RENT: Two or 3 . , bedroom house. Ernest Torfin, 4- . City. Phone 22251. 2wc o.u ' Wanted: Woman to reside with and *Io care for elderly woman. Ivan COFFEE SHOP  Spornitz, City. 2-w-p CLEARANCE SALE: Prices slash- " Fargo, North Dakota ed. For example: baby's shoes,  $1.50 to $2.49 (Reg. $3.25 to $5.) ...... . .............. . . ,. Fri., Sat., and all next week. -*.`-.-..-...-*-....*..-...`..J....*.***""" Sadies' Gift Shop. FOUND: Man's wristwatch. Owner may have same by identifying it FOR SALE and paying for ad. Contact Ken- neth or Gust Monsebroten, Park River. Selkirk Wheat Canadian Registered Blue Tag CLEANED TREATED BAGGED No Order too Small Phone Orders Given Prompt Attention SAMPLE ON DISPLAY Farmer's Eievater SELKIRK WHEAT ELEPHANT BRAND FERTILIZER: ORDER NOWI Farmers Union Elevator Park River Dial 22901 8,800 in County Licenses to Drive Nearly 8,800 Walsh county resi- dents are licensed to drive motor vehicles for the next two years. The total 8,772 includes 8,365 licenses for adults and 407 junior licenses--for drivers under 18 years. The licenses were issued in the last six months of 1955. On a statewide basis, A. J. Klaudt, director of the highway safety re- sponsibility division, reports that 295,315 licenses were issued by his capitol office and 224 field agents located throughout the state. Of the adult llceuse and 17PJ0 were |mdora Drivers hold- in duplicates number 2,174. is the leading county with 28,054 lieeused drivers. Billings is low with 15L Our sale starts Thursday, Jan. 12 with more than I00 dresses priced to clear. Also skirts, sweaters etc. The Fashion Shop, Park River. Business - Prefesslonal Directory DR. R. W. BALDWIN NORTH SIDE GROCERY Dentist Homer Lueken Prop. Park River Dial 22831 Groceries and Cold Meats Store Hours: Week days, 8 a. m. to 9 p. m. Sun. 2 to 6 P. m. ROY k NEST Park River Dial 22291 Lawyer Dial 36781 Park River PARK RIVER ELECTRIC See tm for Farm & Home DR. M. C. FLATEN wiring. Free Estimates. Low Dentist costs Licensed and Bonded M. IVL Sorenson, Prop Edinburg Phone 1 call 2 Dial 22092 Park River Drs. Galloway & Otis WES SAMSON Practice Limited to Electrical Contractor Optometry  The Science Licensed & Bonded of Vision WIRING OF ALL KINDS J. K. Kalloway Vernon Otis DONE RIGHT Devils Lake, N.D. Phone 334 Guaranteed Estimates Park River Dial 46161 H. R. Piltingsrud, M.D. : Physician and Surgeon OVERBYE FUNERAL Phone 22271 Res. 22941 HOME FUNERAL DIRECTORS DR. J. V. JAEHNING Ambulance Service Dentist Monuments Phones: Day 36342 Office Over Penneys Night, 22961 or 46211 Grafton Phone 795 Park River, North Dakota since 1952, according to the Greater North Dakota association's 31st an- nual economic review. North Dakota farms produced an estimated $705,740,000 in new wealth in 1955 for an estimated cash in- come of $532,787,000, up 13.1 per cent from the $471,233,000 in 1954. Cash income from crops, includ- ing government payments, totaled $382,439,000 as against $316,152,000 in 1954. Value of crop production was in North Dakota which promise greater diversification of our econ- omy." Occurrences in the year 1955 fore- cast a healthier North Dakota, the governor added. "Our oil industry continued to prosper; plans for ir- rigation from Garrison Reservoir progressed; reportedly rich finds of uranium deposits have been discov- ered and our lignite coal has been attracting wider attention among up to $536,392,000 from $432,190,000. [ Meanwhile, livestock cash inceme i large power-based industries." slipped from $155,081,000 in 1954 to[ ' Gas And Oil Values Up $150 348,000 in 1955. The value of oil and gas produc- Increased production of durum ltion in North Dakota during 1955 and hard red spring wheat, caused amounted to 33 million dollars, up principally by less 15B rust damage, more than 20 million from 1954, ac- was the greater factor for the state's cording to Dr. Wilson M. Laird, higher farm income. !state geologist. Spring wheat, other than durum, Total estimated oil production for accounted for 51 per cent of the state's cash crop income as the state produced 35 million more bushels in 1955 than in the year previous. Production of all wheat was the largest since 1951 despite the small- est wheat acreage since 1908. North Dakota's durum crop of 13,- 770,000 bushels, up from 4,354,000, represented 66.8 per cent of the nation's production. The state also led the nation in the production of 1955 was 11,250,000 barrels, valued at approximately 32 million dollars. An estimated 10,600,000 mcf of mainly wet gas were produced. Value of the gas sold in the state and its by-products was estimated at a million dollars by Dr. Laird. A total of 601 oil wells were pro- ducing in the state as of December 1 from 24 oil fields. Two fields have been shut-in due to mechanical and other difficulties. other spring wheat, barley, rye, flax Through December 6, 164 of 245 and wild hay, was second for all we s ri te uri ..... 11 d lledinthesta d ngthe wheat tenth m oats alfalfa nay anc ear .... ^*A ,o ,r,,a,,,,, . ., - . , __ . [y were u,,*u,=-=,   ....... , potatoes ana emvenm zor sugar I Dr Laird stated be.'-time record crops of flaxseed, I duT'hr, llrhinDtsk:ita:s ion; . . [ t) ent, saw numerous proper- barley corn soybeans and hay were develo m established In 1955. [ties purchased and a number of Production O  I claims taked although no eommer- "Despite the fact that mounting'eial production took place during farm surpluses have cut sharply in- [the year. to the aicultural income of most At the present time, there is no slates, North Dakota faired better economical method of extracting economically in 1955 than in the I the uranium from North Dakota year previous." Governor Norman ores, Dr, Laird said, although the Brunsdale disclosed in a prepared evolution of such a process is now clearly evident, according to infor- mation revealed at a Greater North statement. Increased crop production more than oflbet lower prices for farm commodities, but the aa-icultural price squeeze continues u farm op- erating expenses rise, the governor said. Dakota association-sponsored uran- ium seminar in Mandan in Novem- ber. Lid Coal Vtlua "Almost the entire state shared in Nearly three million tons of eoal with a total valuation of $.719,176 the increased agricultural prdue" [were produced from North Dakota tion durin 1955. "But. while we realize that our lignite mines in the fiscal year end- spector, said that the 2,979,725 tons 173,251 tons over the preceding year while the valuation climbed $230,- 389. The 75 ltgnite mines in the state employed 488 persons, according to Easton, contrasted to 1950 when 3,- 212,534 tons were produced from 104 mines employing 661 men. Activate Garrison Dislrict The enactment of the Garrison Diversion Conservancy District law and the activation of the district were the most significant advances in North Dakota's water develop- ment program during 1955. The 22-county district created by the 1955 session of the North Dakota Legislature, provides a legal entity through which the Bureau of Re- clamation can deal with the state in the construction, operation and maintenance of the vast Garrison Diversion project, with its eventual irrigation potential of nearly two million acres of North Dakota farm- land. Meanwhile, the Garrison Dam construction project was 83 per cent complete at year's end, Brig Gem. W. E. Potter, division engineer of the Corps of Army Engineers, Oma- ha, reported. Production of hydroelectric power will begin at Garrison when the first 80,000 killowatt generator will be put in service on January 21. Another will follow in February with the third to o in service in June or July of 1956. according to Col. H. L. Hille, district engineer, Garrison district. Engaged , Mrs. Thora Rike of Edinburg an- nounces the engagment of her daughter, Bernice Oline, to Jumee W. Flanau son of Mt-s. Clara Flanagan of Edlaburg. Rike / a graduate of the Gardar schools and is now a stu- dent at Mayville State Teachers College. Mr. Flanagan is also a graduate of the Gardar schools and is a veteran with a two-year serv- ice recorc No date has been set for the wed- ding. |l SUPER 88 HOLIDAY COUPE, pRlO00 11"1 VALUE "rIDOAy..,. TOP RilSAUE TOMORR01/I | Once again, Olds sets the trend for tomorrow with a brand-new, double.duty "lntagrille Bumper" design! Give Oldsmobile a thorough going-over for every detail you demand in your new car. You'll find Olds out ahead in every way! Stunning Starfire styling with the functional beauty of new "Intagrille Bumper" design! Plus the new Rocket T-350 Engine for pace-setting power and performance! New smoothness, too, in the split -second response of Jetaway Hydra-Marie*. Then, get set for the biggest and best surprise of all! Get our price! See us today... make this your year to rocket away! OLDSMOBi VISIT THE "ROCKET ROOM" ... AT YOUR OLDSMOBILE DEALER'SI L_E SILLIMAN IMPLEMENT CO. Park River, N.D. Fred Silliman, Prop. Dial 36281 --DLSMOBIL - PNTB "THE CAT AN]) THE FIrDDLE". ANOTHEn GAY 90-MINUTE MUBTCAL. BAT. ,TAN. 21, BC-TV--