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WALSH COUNTY Plqt]g PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA ,rbye Speaks J C. Overbye of Grafton, former of the Ameircan Legion this city, was main speaker at Program given Monday evening the Legion hall to commemorate 37th anniversary of the found- of the American Legion. He traced the early history of the which was formed in France, following World War Overbye stated that the Park Riv- post was named in honor of Paul Legio Bi hday P ty I,00e Memorial day addi'ess on May at n Irt ar * A total of 11 pairs of "scuffles," Farup, son of Mr .and Mrs. Karl J. Braund and a group of piano solos soft shoes have been sent to the by Gerald Puppe. Both are students Fargo Veterans hospital for use of at the Walsh County School and Farup of this city, who was the first Park River casualty of that war. Serving as the first commander was the late Ernest Harris, he recalled. Hostess for the event was the post's auxiliary and Mrs. Harry O'Brien, unit president, presided at program and introduced the speak- er. Other numbers on the program were vocal selections by Carol Ann Easy Terms--3 Years to Pay on MAMCO ARCH BUILDINGS LOW COST OUARI[RLY OR SEMI-ANNUAL PAYMENTS* (Materials complete for building shove ground) 36' x 50' Building -- NO DOWN PAYMENT I iYm4mt8 per year for S yearsoApproxinmtely $188.98 each Ye pet year for 3 yearly---Approximately $383.32 each 40' X 60' Building -- NO DOWN PAYMENT 24 PaYmeat8 per year for 3 yearB--Approximately $201.75' each PaYments pe: year for 3 Imers-.-Approxtmately $409.22 t, acb Avldlable miz4m in w ,,., __. , "dths e]guree based oa machine .". , 36, 40', 50'. 60" stop omtmction- nrcbu mtermedieto  also availabla em 6' spacing. Twins ca,, be unuq with MUO M., INC., und Fursteneau Lumber Co. Where Your $ Buys More West on Hiwsy .17 Park River, N. [). are studying with John C. H. Moan, music teacher at the school. He played the piano accompaniment for Miss Braund. John Flaten, post commander, spoke briefly as did Mrs. Walter Dougherty, district president of the American Legion Auxiliary. A style show, featuring hats of all eras was directed by Mrs. Wal- ter Dougherty with Mrs. Harold V. Dougherty at the piano. Taking part in the show were Mrs. Gertrude Wilson, Mrs. J. A. Halberg, Mrs. H. W. Kelly, Mrs. Gunnar Oppeboen, Mrs. T.A. Daley, Mrs. Gilbert Wang, Mrs. John Peterson, Mrs. Bert Hardy, Mrs. A. R. Meagher, Mrs. Woodrow Moffett, Mrs. Peder Pederson, Mrs. Arthur Gilbert, Mrs. Norman Isaacson and Miss Thelma Wick. Community singing, directed by Mrs. Dougherty concluded the af- fair. At the conclusion of the evening, a late supper was served. A feature of the meal was a birthday cake decorated with the American Le- gion emblem. The lunch committee was com- )osed of Mrs. Halberg, Mrs. Hardy, Mrs. Isaacson, Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. George Williams, Mrs. Ray Junkin, Mrs. Felix BucUsh, Mrs. Lloyd Stav- en, Mrs. Melvin Peterpn and Mrs. Percy Waistad. A short meeting of the Auxiliary was held before the party. Highlights of the meeting were: . Naming the unit officers as delegates to the district meeting of the auxiliary to be held in Grafton April 26. These include Mrs. Orlen, Mrs. Gilbert and M. John Petarmon. , The appointment of Mars. Hen- ry Kelly as unit poppy chairman to be in charp of the 1956 poppy sale set for May 26. . Mrs. Peder Pederson, Amerio eanism chairman, announced that Rev. Leonard E. Smeatad, pastor of the local Lutheran church will give patients, according to Mrs. Halberg, rehabilitation chairman. * Mrs. Sig Engh heads a com- mittee to purchase 12 jumbo foam rubber seat pads for wheel chairs to be sent to the Fargo hospital, at a cost of about $36. Mrs. Von Rueden Gives Art Lesson When the Fortnightly Study club met Tuesday evening of last week at thehome of Mrs. Lorenz Mahrer Mrs. Kenneth Von Rueden present- ed a lesson on Art Treasures, feat- uring the work of the French con- temporary artist, Maurice Utrillo. Besides giving his biography, Mrs. Von Rueden displayed plates of the artist's work, describing each. The meeting had been postponed from Monday until Tuesday because of the Civic Music concert in Graf- ton. Mrs. Mahrer, president, conducted the meeting and the main discus- sions centered around plans for the North Dakota Federation of Wom- en's clubs to be held in Grand Forks May 3-4. The hostess gift went to Mrs. James A. Larson. At the close of the evening, the hostess served lunch. Obituaries J. O. Schultz Roy Schultz of Adams has been informed of the death of his father, J. O. Schultz, 82, which took place March 4 at Olympia, Wash. A former Edinburg and Crystal resident, Mr. Schultz came to North Dakota in 1885 from Wisconsin. He came with his parents who homesteaded in Ramsey county, a i mile north of Penn. His father was a Civil war veteran. Going to Washington in 1923 af- ter living in Edinburg and Crystal for two years, Mr. Schultz resided in that state the remainder of his life. Besides the son at Adams, sur- vivors are his widow, the former Dora Jaster, four other sons, all living in Washington, and three daughters. There are 11 grandchil- dren, three great grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Mina Dimn, of Granum, Alberta. The funeral was held in Devils Lake, N. D., March 12, with Rev. Kenneth P. Johnson offiicating. Frank d. Rose James Trenda officiated at funer- al rites Monday for Frank J. Rose, 68, of Lankin, who passed away March 8, 1956 at a Grafton hospital. The service was held in the Mate- jcek Funeral Home and burial was in the CZBJ cemetery in Perth township. A life-long resident of Walsh county, Mr. Rose was born Nov. 27, 1887, at Warsaw. He lived most of Engaged his life in the Lankin area. I Surivlvors are eight brothers, Joe, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Gunsteuson,  John, Adolph, William, Adolph, Ed, of Hoople, announce the engage-[ James and Charley Pose, all of ment and coming marriage of their ] Lankin, and four sisters, Mrs. Joe daughter, Leanne, to Ronald Dahl, Dvorak and Mrs. Mary Shereck, of Lankin, Mrs. Jim Pollack of Whit- man and MrL Joe Pecka of Lawton. He wu a single man. son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Dahl, of Park River. The wedding is planned for June 24 in the Park Center Lutheran near Hoople. Mrs. A. Paulson Mr. and Mrs. Tom Kelly left Sun-[ Funeral services were held Mon- day by ear for Detroit, Mich., to I day for Mrs. ALmer Pauison, of the make their home. Hoople community, who died in a Grafton hospital March 7, 1956. Rev. k Oliver Johnson officiated at the rites which were held in the Zion Lutheran church. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mrs. Paulson was the former Ida Louise Manderud and was born in Fertile township Oct. 28, 1894. She was married Nov. 20, 1918 to Almer Paulson and the couple has resided in the Hoople area since that time. Survivors are the husband, a bro- ther, Oscar Manderud, Grafton, and two sisters, Mrs. Philip Hagen, Far- go, and Mrs. Anna Monsebroten of Wayzata, Minn. ,{ 3 ' '! (: Former Local Man Enlarges Business Enterprise Local friends and relatives of Bill Kenney will be interested to learn that he has expanded his busi- ness enterprises in Moorhead and expects to hold a grand opening in the near future. Kenney is owner and operator of the Silver Moon care, 304 Main Ave., Moorhead, which has been considerably enlarged through th purchase of an adjoining building. A Kasota stone and aluminum and glass front has been installed on the building and the remodeling oper- ations are estimated to have coat $5o,ooo. The main dining room seats 84 persons and the downstairs banquet room 100. In the adjoining quarters axe the bar and booths. The room has been redecorated with new fix- tures installed. Born and reared in Park River, Mr. Kenney is a son of Mrs. P. J. Kenney of this city, now vacation- ing in California. He purchased the Silver Moon 11 years ago. It has op- erated under the same name in Moorhead 50 years. Kenney is mar tied and has three children. The first flour mill in North Da- kota was construetad in Walhalla in 1851. I PARK RIVER, offers you Come in and we'll prove that you get more GO fi'00' S/our 00Ford :For Top Pert'onnance in your kind of" driving ! You get horsepowe that makes horse sense in Ford's new 225-h.p. V-8. The purpose of this new horsepower is more torque... more rotating power to turn the wheels of your ear. With more torque you get greater response-quicker getaway, swifter passing power. Youql find it the silkiest, quietest engine you ever commanded. You get top performance for your kind o drivingl This new 225-h.p. Thunderbird V-8 en- gine has a displacement of 312 cu. in.- which makes it the biggest engine by far in the low-pricefidd. And it is available in all Fordomatie Fairlanes and Station Wagons. Equally important, these new 225-h.p. engines are rolling off of Ford's production line now. So plan to see your Ford Dealer soon. He'll be glad to show you why you get more GO for your dough in a Ford V-8I Bateman Motors S. BATENROLAND BATEMAN DIAL 22721 Colors for Every Taste with SUPER KEM-TONE the washable Latex wall paint Colors for every taste, every decorative scheme. $8 That's what you get with Super Kern-Tone. You can apply it your-  GAL. self and do an expert Rulor Colors job. Driea in an hour. ..p Cdor, N/hHy H/g/r S-;RING PAI.NT  , , I ..... u,- y.b 7 _____ ..._ " . from PAINT HEAD(UARTERS  Handy- Convenient 5 QUART V4AL?: Paint Mixing Pail 29 ! with handle MALDE & SHARPE HARDWARE Dial 22821 Park River, N. D. WALSH COUNTY Plqt]g PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA ,rbye Speaks J C. Overbye of Grafton, former of the Ameircan Legion this city, was main speaker at Program given Monday evening the Legion hall to commemorate 37th anniversary of the found- of the American Legion. He traced the early history of the which was formed in France, following World War Overbye stated that the Park Riv- post was named in honor of Paul Legio Bi hday P ty I,00e Memorial day addi'ess on May at n Irt ar * A total of 11 pairs of "scuffles," Farup, son of Mr .and Mrs. Karl J. Braund and a group of piano solos soft shoes have been sent to the by Gerald Puppe. Both are students Fargo Veterans hospital for use of at the Walsh County School and Farup of this city, who was the first Park River casualty of that war. Serving as the first commander was the late Ernest Harris, he recalled. Hostess for the event was the post's auxiliary and Mrs. Harry O'Brien, unit president, presided at program and introduced the speak- er. Other numbers on the program were vocal selections by Carol Ann Easy Terms--3 Years to Pay on MAMCO ARCH BUILDINGS LOW COST OUARI[RLY OR SEMI-ANNUAL PAYMENTS* (Materials complete for building shove ground) 36' x 50' Building -- NO DOWN PAYMENT I iYm4mt8 per year for S yearsoApproxinmtely $188.98 each Ye pet year for 3 yearly---Approximately $383.32 each 40' X 60' Building -- NO DOWN PAYMENT 24 PaYmeat8 per year for 3 yearB--Approximately $201.75' each PaYments pe: year for 3 Imers-.-Approxtmately $409.22 t, acb Avldlable miz4m in w ,,., __. , "dths e]guree based oa machine .". , 36, 40', 50'. 60" stop omtmction- nrcbu mtermedieto  also availabla em 6' spacing. Twins ca,, be unuq with MUO M., INC., und Fursteneau Lumber Co. Where Your $ Buys More West on Hiwsy .17 Park River, N. [). are studying with John C. H. Moan, music teacher at the school. He played the piano accompaniment for Miss Braund. John Flaten, post commander, spoke briefly as did Mrs. Walter Dougherty, district president of the American Legion Auxiliary. A style show, featuring hats of all eras was directed by Mrs. Wal- ter Dougherty with Mrs. Harold V. Dougherty at the piano. Taking part in the show were Mrs. Gertrude Wilson, Mrs. J. A. Halberg, Mrs. H. W. Kelly, Mrs. Gunnar Oppeboen, Mrs. T.A. Daley, Mrs. Gilbert Wang, Mrs. John Peterson, Mrs. Bert Hardy, Mrs. A. R. Meagher, Mrs. Woodrow Moffett, Mrs. Peder Pederson, Mrs. Arthur Gilbert, Mrs. Norman Isaacson and Miss Thelma Wick. Community singing, directed by Mrs. Dougherty concluded the af- fair. At the conclusion of the evening, a late supper was served. A feature of the meal was a birthday cake decorated with the American Le- gion emblem. The lunch committee was com- )osed of Mrs. Halberg, Mrs. Hardy, Mrs. Isaacson, Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. George Williams, Mrs. Ray Junkin, Mrs. Felix BucUsh, Mrs. Lloyd Stav- en, Mrs. Melvin Peterpn and Mrs. Percy Waistad. A short meeting of the Auxiliary was held before the party. Highlights of the meeting were: . Naming the unit officers as delegates to the district meeting of the auxiliary to be held in Grafton April 26. These include Mrs. Orlen, Mrs. Gilbert and M. John Petarmon. , The appointment of Mars. Hen- ry Kelly as unit poppy chairman to be in charp of the 1956 poppy sale set for May 26. . Mrs. Peder Pederson, Amerio eanism chairman, announced that Rev. Leonard E. Smeatad, pastor of the local Lutheran church will give patients, according to Mrs. Halberg, rehabilitation chairman. * Mrs. Sig Engh heads a com- mittee to purchase 12 jumbo foam rubber seat pads for wheel chairs to be sent to the Fargo hospital, at a cost of about $36. Mrs. Von Rueden Gives Art Lesson When the Fortnightly Study club met Tuesday evening of last week at thehome of Mrs. Lorenz Mahrer Mrs. Kenneth Von Rueden present- ed a lesson on Art Treasures, feat- uring the work of the French con- temporary artist, Maurice Utrillo. Besides giving his biography, Mrs. Von Rueden displayed plates of the artist's work, describing each. The meeting had been postponed from Monday until Tuesday because of the Civic Music concert in Graf- ton. Mrs. Mahrer, president, conducted the meeting and the main discus- sions centered around plans for the North Dakota Federation of Wom- en's clubs to be held in Grand Forks May 3-4. The hostess gift went to Mrs. James A. Larson. At the close of the evening, the hostess served lunch. Obituaries J. O. Schultz Roy Schultz of Adams has been informed of the death of his father, J. O. Schultz, 82, which took place March 4 at Olympia, Wash. A former Edinburg and Crystal resident, Mr. Schultz came to North Dakota in 1885 from Wisconsin. He came with his parents who homesteaded in Ramsey county, a i mile north of Penn. His father was a Civil war veteran. Going to Washington in 1923 af- ter living in Edinburg and Crystal for two years, Mr. Schultz resided in that state the remainder of his life. Besides the son at Adams, sur- vivors are his widow, the former Dora Jaster, four other sons, all living in Washington, and three daughters. There are 11 grandchil- dren, three great grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Mina Dimn, of Granum, Alberta. The funeral was held in Devils Lake, N. D., March 12, with Rev. Kenneth P. Johnson offiicating. Frank d. Rose James Trenda officiated at funer- al rites Monday for Frank J. Rose, 68, of Lankin, who passed away March 8, 1956 at a Grafton hospital. The service was held in the Mate- jcek Funeral Home and burial was in the CZBJ cemetery in Perth township. A life-long resident of Walsh county, Mr. Rose was born Nov. 27, 1887, at Warsaw. He lived most of Engaged his life in the Lankin area. I Surivlvors are eight brothers, Joe, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Gunsteuson,  John, Adolph, William, Adolph, Ed, of Hoople, announce the engage-[ James and Charley Pose, all of ment and coming marriage of their ] Lankin, and four sisters, Mrs. Joe daughter, Leanne, to Ronald Dahl, Dvorak and Mrs. Mary Shereck, of Lankin, Mrs. Jim Pollack of Whit- man and MrL Joe Pecka of Lawton. He wu a single man. son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Dahl, of Park River. The wedding is planned for June 24 in the Park Center Lutheran near Hoople. Mrs. A. Paulson Mr. and Mrs. Tom Kelly left Sun-[ Funeral services were held Mon- day by ear for Detroit, Mich., to I day for Mrs. ALmer Pauison, of the make their home. Hoople community, who died in a Grafton hospital March 7, 1956. Rev. k Oliver Johnson officiated at the rites which were held in the Zion Lutheran church. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mrs. Paulson was the former Ida Louise Manderud and was born in Fertile township Oct. 28, 1894. She was married Nov. 20, 1918 to Almer Paulson and the couple has resided in the Hoople area since that time. Survivors are the husband, a bro- ther, Oscar Manderud, Grafton, and two sisters, Mrs. Philip Hagen, Far- go, and Mrs. Anna Monsebroten of Wayzata, Minn. ,{ 3 ' '! (: Former Local Man Enlarges Business Enterprise Local friends and relatives of Bill Kenney will be interested to learn that he has expanded his busi- ness enterprises in Moorhead and expects to hold a grand opening in the near future. Kenney is owner and operator of the Silver Moon care, 304 Main Ave., Moorhead, which has been considerably enlarged through th purchase of an adjoining building. A Kasota stone and aluminum and glass front has been installed on the building and the remodeling oper- ations are estimated to have coat $5o,ooo. The main dining room seats 84 persons and the downstairs banquet room 100. In the adjoining quarters axe the bar and booths. The room has been redecorated with new fix- tures installed. Born and reared in Park River, Mr. Kenney is a son of Mrs. P. J. Kenney of this city, now vacation- ing in California. He purchased the Silver Moon 11 years ago. It has op- erated under the same name in Moorhead 50 years. Kenney is mar tied and has three children. The first flour mill in North Da- kota was construetad in Walhalla in 1851. I PARK RIVER, offers you Come in and we'll prove that you get more GO fi'00' S/our 00Ford :For Top Pert'onnance in your kind of" driving ! You get horsepowe that makes horse sense in Ford's new 225-h.p. V-8. The purpose of this new horsepower is more torque... more rotating power to turn the wheels of your ear. With more torque you get greater response-quicker getaway, swifter passing power. Youql find it the silkiest, quietest engine you ever commanded. You get top performance for your kind o drivingl This new 225-h.p. Thunderbird V-8 en- gine has a displacement of 312 cu. in.- which makes it the biggest engine by far in the low-pricefidd. And it is available in all Fordomatie Fairlanes and Station Wagons. Equally important, these new 225-h.p. engines are rolling off of Ford's production line now. So plan to see your Ford Dealer soon. He'll be glad to show you why you get more GO for your dough in a Ford V-8I Bateman Motors S. BATENROLAND BATEMAN DIAL 22721 Colors for Every Taste with SUPER KEM-TONE the washable Latex wall paint Colors for every taste, every decorative scheme. $8 That's what you get with Super Kern-Tone. You can apply it your-  GAL. self and do an expert Rulor Colors job. Driea in an hour. ..p Cdor, N/hHy H/g/r S-;RING PAI.NT  , , I ..... u,- y.b 7 _____ ..._ " . from PAINT HEAD(UARTERS  Handy- Convenient 5 QUART V4AL?: Paint Mixing Pail 29 ! with handle MALDE & SHARPE HARDWARE Dial 22821 Park River, N. D.