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SIIPTION BATES Per year $2.@0 Per Year .......... n.5@ WALSH COUNTY PRESS Nearly evmed Legislative district ] A.,K iIVElt. WAIH COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA THURSDAY MAY 2. 1929. ASKS AID FOR LEPROSY Y Is Raised Leprosy Wlfl Be Away With Witlin the Next Fifteen Years campaign to raP, e | for a Leonard Wood mere- eradicate leprosy in the I has been under way for. and most of the participat-, observed "Philippine Day" subscriptions being collect-' the past week. River wikl also do its share this noble work and dons- be received here during he Karl J. Farup, presl- 'rst National bank, has chairman for this dis- 1 national organization ant, ] should be sent to him. asks that everybody who, to give a little towards] send it right away. i ltter to chairmen Persident i /oover endorses the cam- follows: I to express my sym- interest in The Leonard Memorial for the Eradica- 'Leprosy, and to conunend humanitarian effort made in the Philip- hy Your- organization. accomplishment of the The Leonard Wood Mere- in the highest degree and is not only a raonument to one of our CltlzerLq. but a means of a spirit of real help- towards the Filipino pea- eventually to the world, the eradication of the of this dread disease. "Herbert Hoover" ltny Cities Respond than two thonsand cities in States have responded to request of the Truss of Wood Memorial for the of Leprosy, to obSerTe as Philippine Day, for tha of completing the $2.000,000 for by the late Governor- Leonard Wood. with whleh on scientific .research work lepers in the Phlkppines. belief of Oovernor Woful WOUld be possible to eradicate hi the Philippine Islands. anct a very great effect to- end throughout the an- if adequate funds were for the scientific study of : _ . = i By Albert T Reid ] VICE-PRESIDENT PARK RIVER STUDENTS TAKE I OF STATE PHOTO ASSOCIATION PRIZES IN DISTRICT CONTEST Park River Man Recognized by An- Ernest Larson and Lila Olson Make nual Convention of Picture Takers i Good Showing at Typewriting lleld in Fargo Contest in Devils Lake -= Fred Hultstrand of Park River was The district contest in typewriting elected vice-president of the Nortl, held at Devils Lake last Saturday, Dakot Photographers association at brought more honors for Pa River. the annual meeting held in Fargo on! Ernest Larson from the Waslh Tuesday this week. Mr. Hultstrand' County Agricdltural school took third election followed an address given by place in the novice contest with a the Park River photographer on the I net speed of 53.69 words per minute, value of advertising in the photo- I making only 13 errors in the 15 rain- graphing business, lutes of the test. Ingvold Preshns of Dickinson was I Lila Olson from the Park River elected president and L. E. Osborne, I High school took first place 2n the Dickinson. secretary-treasurer. NeeX'!amateur contest with a net spc,.'d of 'ly cue hundred photographers from 44.56, words per minute. all parts of the state attended the The novice class consists of students convention. A feature of this .year's annual meeting was a three days in.' struction in the art of photography. In about one-half ot Directors for this year will be O. A. thousand cit.ies, committees Lamitson. Valley City; E. G. Hart, formed consisting of some Minor; Oscar Berg, Jamestown: "Al- most prominent citizens, bert Slorby, Minor, and Mr. Presthuq. Whom money is being rats- i A banque with several entertain- on this interest ln l nnt features, held in the Powers hotel dinlng room, closed the first General James G. Har-iday's session. Albert Slorby," Minor, Chairman of the fund I retiring president, presided, with Ken- of the Board of Trus- neth McFarland of Valley City as oastma,ter. Ls a rising tide of sympathy at this tlrme. To a sur-I I%AI,SH COUNTY PLAY DAY IJubllc sentiment ha:,l NOW ONLY A WEEK AWAY the better during the Years. The insane fear of Coming of More Favorable Weather and the callous disregard of I Causes Greater Interest in has given way to level- efficient lans to bring the { Under contz)l: has been secureS' Wood Memorial fund i Wood made his ap- one of the interesting facts Athletics The Athletic committee of the 'Nalsh county Play de.y calls attentlou #o the following rules: I. Entrants to be from rural, con, solldated and graded, and third class contributors are doublinz 1 gh schools. gifts or adding substan- 2. No contestan' must enter for to them for he purpose mor e than three eents, not countin the fund. i the relays or tl}e tug of war. V Have Been Cured tl,ese a high' :schoOl bey may en'e, leper colony at' five. A high hooi girl may enter factities to care for only all events listed for her. A grade pw pil may enter four events, counting the relaY as one. ",. Only first places will be counted In Ihe relays and in volley ball. 4. In volley ball the regular girls' _, ,des as given in the/In guide will be sed. 5. "12te pupils in the sixth, seventh nd.eig]th gracls form one group and compete in the a'rne event, except- !rig the fifty yard dash for sixth grade boys. 6. The baseball and basketball throws are for distance. The towa using a regular-league bamball an regulation basketbaU, will be made from four-foot circles. 7. Time of events: All grade Athletic Eevents--Begn- ning 9:00 A. M. High School Girls' "Events---Begin. ing 9:00 A. M, High School Boys' Events--Begin- nir 1:00 pr M. $. The entry forms Indicate the number of contestants for each event. ,A. G, Strand. chairman of the ar- nngement commttte declares thl with the more favorable eather in- terest in the play day program is lncrassin. of the lepers of the same time it is the lar- Colony in the world, It has inmates. For this reason the possibilities of a great station, and the finding undoubtedly go a long .way lvtng the problem for the nearlY 1700 cases have at Culion as cures. opinion of Governor Wood at Cullon, tlt with- period, fom twelve to flf- could be complete- out in the Philippine Is of leDrosy was once as the great miracle. Now a victory of scienti- The disease that was incurable is being medil and nuts- i stationed in the Phflippine, of getting first- of .the great work cm-riod on In behalf of i people and I cormld- launched by Gov- as being one of the m cauls before the pubUe Mr. and Mrs. 8igrud Oen and son nre guests of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin who have never taken typewriting before September 1. 1928. In other words, they are students who are tak- ing their first year of typewriting. The amateur class consists of stu- dents in their second year of type- writing and who have never taken typewriting 'before September 1, 1927. The novice contest was a splendid contest. The records made in this in the state in the contest at Devils Lake were the highest in the state in the district contests. A point worthy of notice .is that the novice or beginning class made records superior to the amateur or second year class. The following were the records made in the first three places in eacl cf the classes In this contest. NOVICE CLASS (First year students Esther Feldman, Devils Lake. 55.34 net words per minute. Jean McKelmie. New Rckford. 5.- 2b net words per minute. Ernest Larson. W. C. A. S.. Park River. 53.69 net words per minute. AMATEUR CLASS (Second year students) Lila Olson. Park River High school. l'ark River, 44.56 net words per mln. ute. Amelia Eld. New Rockford. 40 net words per minute. James Welter," G.rafton, 39.4 net ;ords per minute. KENNETH FERGUSON SECOND IN DECLAMAYON CONTEST Kenneth Hamilton. Another, Park Ri. ver Student, Tike First Place in  Mmde Meet Kenneth Ferg'tson, son of Dougal- Fergun, of Ruahford township, won second place in the boy's declamation contest. He received his training from MI Hel en Beard, English instructor of the Agricultural school. Kenneth Hamilton, son of O. W. Hamilton of Fdville and also a stu- dent of the Agricultural and Training School was named as Winner of first place in the boy's vocal division of the district tousle contest held at Grand Forks last Friday. Kenneth has udied music during the past school year under the di- rection of Miss Bernice lek, instruc- tor tu muMe at the Agricultural ScllooL Rev. and Mrs. James Robertson left Monday for Clifford, N. D., Whe Mrs: Robertson will visit at the home of her parents for a few weeks before JollYing her husb/d at Hil111 Mont. visited his. fati G, ndton hempital. MARY DIKE WINS FIRST PRIH IN SONG WRITING CONTEST Park River A. C. Student's "Home Ec" Will Be Sang at Fargo College May Festival Songs that were written by Park River, Dickinson and LaMoure high school Home Economics clubs will be sung for the first time by the May Festival home economics girl contest- ants at the Vocational dinner in Ceres Hall, North Dakota Agricultural College, ParR, May l. The scrag entitled, "Home Ec" and with the tune of "Yankee Doodle," was chosen first. This song was written by Mary Nancy Dike of the Walsh County Agricultural school. Second place went to Dickinson and third to La Moure. Honorable men- tion goes to Northwood Home Econo- I mica Club. Miss Margarette Watt is! the advisor. The advisors for the Park River. Dickinson and La Moure Clubs are in order: Misses Alice Dah- len, Eva Wllner and IAlilan NavratlL North Dakota Home Economics as- STATE FARM STATISTICS I F'O'00'ENGINEERING I Swec00 C,o.er. Alia....d Sh.p I AREHIGH ON Show Most Rapid Growth, Says 'HIGHWAY Agricultural statistics for the year I 1927 as gathered by assessors through, i out the state and compiled by the - " state department of agriculture and IReflr Secretary of Highway labor, have been published in booklet I Sharply Critidme Ccitt of At the present time there are 17 local home economics clubs affiliate with the state organization. KATHERINE MUNIGEL IS VICTIM OF IIEART DISEASE Pioneer Dakoia Mother Will Be Laid to Rest in Duluth; Was Well Known in This Tereltory Word has been received here of th" death in Duluth of on of ,Daota,s pioneer mothers, Mrs, Katherine Mundigel, wfe of John A. Mundigel. The death was due to a parolytlc stroke suffered four years ago. Mrs. Mundigel came with her fanz- tly to the Dakota territory in 1850 and was one of the outstanding plo-- neer mothers. She was well known here. Mrs. Mundlgel was married 1. Phtladell)hla, Penn., SePt 3, 1871, com- ing here a few years after. She wa bm'n April 3, 1853. Surviving are her husband, one son Frank-J. of Minn- eapolis, Minn,, and four daughter, Mrs. W. W. Brown. Neldpgth, ffk., Canada. Mrs. P. A. Dvts, Hlbbing, Minn., Mrs. Ira B. Whitney, 2117 g. 2nd St. Duluth, Minn., and Mrs. F. C. Omeiner. also of Duluth. Minn. The family moved to Grand Forks, N. Dak., in 1699 at%d freak, there t  Hibblng, Minn,,. where they lived for 25 years. Since having suffered the parolytte stroke they have lived wit their two daughters, at Duluth, Minn. lmeral services took place at .8t. "An- thony de Padna, 'man Catholic church In Duluth, Minn. Burial will t:ake platte in May at Calvary Ceme- tery. ?Aiss Mary McEerle, fifth de teacher, who has been indisposed for several flays, left Monday for her home at Kempto Miss Cathertuc McCauley ia substituting for Miss Me* z/e. form. Particular attention is given# to the increase in sweet clover, alfal- fa and stmep during the last few years. In 1918 only 15,770 acres ere plant- ed to sweet clover. A steady increase in acreage was reported until 1 when 315,625 acres were planted. This year 1926 saw a drop to 180,055 acres but in 1927 the acreage reached the unprecedented figure of 459.987, 1 The first tatistics on alfalfa show 124,812 acres in 1918 and 28,810 in i 1919. In 1920 the acreage slumped to 24142 but since then has been climb- lng steadily, reaching 174620. Although the number of sheep has since been increased, the number en- umerated in the spring of 1928 was only 284 and of these only II$I.1 were pure bred. Hogs numbered $28,, 844 of which 15,972 were purebred. 64,49"/ Farms N, D, The state had 64,497 farms and a total acreage of 29,1518 of which 17J}45,027 were cultivated and 11,620,- 477 not cultivated. Stutsman, Wals and McLean counties had 2,000 farnm cr more. McLean Just touched tha figure. The other 50 counties in th state. "had less than 2,000 farms each summary fighres for all and 18 had less than 1,000 farms ltail analysis are made fo 13 each. . . It=bout tw0 Jobs In each. di Tne number o chickens in the staIhe department, to secure a was 2,835,105 and of other poultrIslan t on all work accomllisI 215,120. The amount received forlone Job in Mountrall C}unl I poultry sold in 1927 was placed at{average enineerin cost /5 ]$2,597,.71 and egg receipts at $1,-Imile and of this amount 39 per 5,625 71 I ..... . was for auto travel and ex aria cream sold during 1927iEuglneerlng eonstltuted 10.0 pe were officially valued at $13,704,881.761 cf the eattire coat, The eli and butter made on the farm s was lfor the 12 miles north of Bl valued at $720,492.82. The namberlen state highway No. 6 cost Ot COW used for milking in 1927 Was I r, er mile due in part to the f= oa,uoo. 'the project was first "I surveyed As compared with the fiscal year private engineer and and "designed by. the Expert Sulrv It costs $419.83 per mile for the gineering of earth graded roads plzi by the department htgh',ys during 198. 9,8 per cent of the structlon. An analysis earth gaded roads, Including verts and concree structures $1,110,2.13 finished year was submitted to way commission at its Secretary J. J. Ernatinger, The gures include 29 federal aid , The average cost for surveys plans was $174.19 per mile total $4389.69 whereas for sion by the division dent engineem, and inspectors, cost per mile as $245.12 or .9 cent, and the total $64,838.72. The cost of an mile for engineering and btnlding was $4,262.45. Ermatinger's figures, penses on the var/ous pros from 6.4 per cent to 22.5 Per With an average of 9.8 per cent he 260 miles. ht addition to a s!mflar duplication Porks on U. to 22.5 per cent or In the Grand Forks 44.8 per cent of the uervision was for travel Another costly Job was Lelpg on sate which cost mile. Here again travet 41.3 per cent for tractor's work. of Mort, has a $555.5 gineering job or 11.2 per entire cost. The analyzed was east highway No. 16 which per cent and despite the fact that expense for division stdent engineer was 40 per the money paid them, centare is explained malinger to be due to the fact the eantractor began his work in one the time limit by 48 days. soeiatlon sponsored the song const to promote home economic club ac- tlvlties and community singing as part of the club activities, accordin to Miss H. Christine Flnlayson, State Supervisor of Home Economics Edu- cation, North Dakota Agricultural college. Miss Clara Flemingten of the Ellendale Normal Industrial 847,817 acres while 38243,067 b,,-h=,- School is president of the sae smo. of durum --- - ' ...... clatiorL I ....... wheat were harvested from o,u-,,zw acres. much of the excessive to the delay in on time, Last year resolved to imtmse excess - contractor runs COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES RULES Direct engineering cltrges FOR COUNTY PLAY DAY EVEN"rg ,ter apparently will be loz - l the salty and tavm of :t Individual and School Prizes Will Be enne$r wlllbe paid out Given at Contest In Park River tration or Friday Next Week . charged directly Th   I a mere okke4 e general" committee has arrang. I not presage a re wp.u winners and wtnnlngeent. E: natinge schools in the athletic events of  thai time so complete : annual Walsh. county Play day to be held in Park River, Friday, May I. Medals, ribbons, banners and cups will be provided for these contests. The school aards will be made, & follows: a. To the rural school with be greatest,number of points for gra.,. events. b. To the town school with th,,l reatest number of Imint for grad events, c. To the school With the greates rumber of poLs for high school ' events. d. To the school with the greatest total number of points. In scoring points for the scho,J places will count as follows: First place--five points Second plaeethree points Third place--two points Only first places will be counted in the relay races and volley hall oan- tests. The athletic committee is as fol- lr,8: . G. Strand. Faridale, C. O. Tollefson, Hoople, Eddie Cla vdetcher. Lankin. C. A, Solom ,,.ms Philip Goheen. Park River, the home of Mrs Res. and Mrs. t lackscn mailers  the They daughter an son-lnw; ending June 30, 1927, there was a e- ceasc in the volume of butterfat marketed through cream statMn. In 1927 sales of 27,993,887 .Pounds brough $II,634,260.89, while the fisel er ending June, 1928, showed 2,- 349,042 potmds bringing $115951,- 97. Adding receipts from milk and cream and from butter made on farms to receipts from cream sta- tions, the total direct income of the daily industry for 1927 was $25,984,. 26;35. Butterfat Sales Decrease The amount of butterfat Sold hrough cream stations has been shrinking since 1926, when it reached t a peak of 31,668,990 pounds. Tho t lncre.asing number of local creameries are hal!eyed to be largely responsi-I xe zor the decrease in the amount of , utterfat sold to cream stations. I v The. records show that llv ames at $5,536t.30 were slaughter- ed for home use in 197; that cattle, thorses and sheep brought $18,174,B30.. I  ,,e $ 3.941 u-lt-n- the7- arket and sales of horses Spring wheat h0mrvested in 192"/ was placed at 55,490369 bushels from 4,- submitted -similar who wa not Interested - brushed them aside. Similar statements as those ted by him should be rently, submitfd to and studied by with a the some Of tneers received aimost travel as they were paid| accordS_rig to the report submitted to the February. Tlm hht Beemrs wnl tmmy afternoon church parlors. A is desired. meet in at :0 in the ernem. welcome. SIIPTION BATES Per year $2.@0 Per Year .......... n.5@ WALSH COUNTY PRESS Nearly evmed Legislative district ] A.,K iIVElt. WAIH COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA THURSDAY MAY 2. 1929. ASKS AID FOR LEPROSY Y Is Raised Leprosy Wlfl Be Away With Witlin the Next Fifteen Years campaign to raP, e | for a Leonard Wood mere- eradicate leprosy in the I has been under way for. and most of the participat-, observed "Philippine Day" subscriptions being collect-' the past week. River wikl also do its share this noble work and dons- be received here during he Karl J. Farup, presl- 'rst National bank, has chairman for this dis- 1 national organization ant, ] should be sent to him. asks that everybody who, to give a little towards] send it right away. i ltter to chairmen Persident i /oover endorses the cam- follows: I to express my sym- interest in The Leonard Memorial for the Eradica- 'Leprosy, and to conunend humanitarian effort made in the Philip- hy Your- organization. accomplishment of the The Leonard Wood Mere- in the highest degree and is not only a raonument to one of our CltlzerLq. but a means of a spirit of real help- towards the Filipino pea- eventually to the world, the eradication of the of this dread disease. "Herbert Hoover" ltny Cities Respond than two thonsand cities in States have responded to request of the Truss of Wood Memorial for the of Leprosy, to obSerTe as Philippine Day, for tha of completing the $2.000,000 for by the late Governor- Leonard Wood. with whleh on scientific .research work lepers in the Phlkppines. belief of Oovernor Woful WOUld be possible to eradicate hi the Philippine Islands. anct a very great effect to- end throughout the an- if adequate funds were for the scientific study of : _ . = i By Albert T Reid ] VICE-PRESIDENT PARK RIVER STUDENTS TAKE I OF STATE PHOTO ASSOCIATION PRIZES IN DISTRICT CONTEST Park River Man Recognized by An- Ernest Larson and Lila Olson Make nual Convention of Picture Takers i Good Showing at Typewriting lleld in Fargo Contest in Devils Lake -= Fred Hultstrand of Park River was The district contest in typewriting elected vice-president of the Nortl, held at Devils Lake last Saturday, Dakot Photographers association at brought more honors for Pa River. the annual meeting held in Fargo on! Ernest Larson from the Waslh Tuesday this week. Mr. Hultstrand' County Agricdltural school took third election followed an address given by place in the novice contest with a the Park River photographer on the I net speed of 53.69 words per minute, value of advertising in the photo- I making only 13 errors in the 15 rain- graphing business, lutes of the test. Ingvold Preshns of Dickinson was I Lila Olson from the Park River elected president and L. E. Osborne, I High school took first place 2n the Dickinson. secretary-treasurer. NeeX'!amateur contest with a net spc,.'d of 'ly cue hundred photographers from 44.56, words per minute. all parts of the state attended the The novice class consists of students convention. A feature of this .year's annual meeting was a three days in.' struction in the art of photography. In about one-half ot Directors for this year will be O. A. thousand cit.ies, committees Lamitson. Valley City; E. G. Hart, formed consisting of some Minor; Oscar Berg, Jamestown: "Al- most prominent citizens, bert Slorby, Minor, and Mr. Presthuq. Whom money is being rats- i A banque with several entertain- on this interest ln l nnt features, held in the Powers hotel dinlng room, closed the first General James G. Har-iday's session. Albert Slorby," Minor, Chairman of the fund I retiring president, presided, with Ken- of the Board of Trus- neth McFarland of Valley City as oastma,ter. Ls a rising tide of sympathy at this tlrme. To a sur-I I%AI,SH COUNTY PLAY DAY IJubllc sentiment ha:,l NOW ONLY A WEEK AWAY the better during the Years. The insane fear of Coming of More Favorable Weather and the callous disregard of I Causes Greater Interest in has given way to level- efficient lans to bring the { Under contz)l: has been secureS' Wood Memorial fund i Wood made his ap- one of the interesting facts Athletics The Athletic committee of the 'Nalsh county Play de.y calls attentlou #o the following rules: I. Entrants to be from rural, con, solldated and graded, and third class contributors are doublinz 1 gh schools. gifts or adding substan- 2. No contestan' must enter for to them for he purpose mor e than three eents, not countin the fund. i the relays or tl}e tug of war. V Have Been Cured tl,ese a high' :schoOl bey may en'e, leper colony at' five. A high hooi girl may enter factities to care for only all events listed for her. A grade pw pil may enter four events, counting the relaY as one. ",. Only first places will be counted In Ihe relays and in volley ball. 4. In volley ball the regular girls' _, ,des as given in the/In guide will be sed. 5. "12te pupils in the sixth, seventh nd.eig]th gracls form one group and compete in the a'rne event, except- !rig the fifty yard dash for sixth grade boys. 6. The baseball and basketball throws are for distance. The towa using a regular-league bamball an regulation basketbaU, will be made from four-foot circles. 7. Time of events: All grade Athletic Eevents--Begn- ning 9:00 A. M. High School Girls' "Events---Begin. ing 9:00 A. M, High School Boys' Events--Begin- nir 1:00 pr M. $. The entry forms Indicate the number of contestants for each event. ,A. G, Strand. chairman of the ar- nngement commttte declares thl with the more favorable eather in- terest in the play day program is lncrassin. of the lepers of the same time it is the lar- Colony in the world, It has inmates. For this reason the possibilities of a great station, and the finding undoubtedly go a long .way lvtng the problem for the nearlY 1700 cases have at Culion as cures. opinion of Governor Wood at Cullon, tlt with- period, fom twelve to flf- could be complete- out in the Philippine Is of leDrosy was once as the great miracle. Now a victory of scienti- The disease that was incurable is being medil and nuts- i stationed in the Phflippine, of getting first- of .the great work cm-riod on In behalf of i people and I cormld- launched by Gov- as being one of the m cauls before the pubUe Mr. and Mrs. 8igrud Oen and son nre guests of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin who have never taken typewriting before September 1. 1928. In other words, they are students who are tak- ing their first year of typewriting. The amateur class consists of stu- dents in their second year of type- writing and who have never taken typewriting 'before September 1, 1927. The novice contest was a splendid contest. The records made in this in the state in the contest at Devils Lake were the highest in the state in the district contests. A point worthy of notice .is that the novice or beginning class made records superior to the amateur or second year class. The following were the records made in the first three places in eacl cf the classes In this contest. NOVICE CLASS (First year students Esther Feldman, Devils Lake. 55.34 net words per minute. Jean McKelmie. New Rckford. 5.- 2b net words per minute. Ernest Larson. W. C. A. S.. Park River. 53.69 net words per minute. AMATEUR CLASS (Second year students) Lila Olson. Park River High school. l'ark River, 44.56 net words per mln. ute. Amelia Eld. New Rockford. 40 net words per minute. James Welter," G.rafton, 39.4 net ;ords per minute. KENNETH FERGUSON SECOND IN DECLAMAYON CONTEST Kenneth Hamilton. Another, Park Ri. ver Student, Tike First Place in  Mmde Meet Kenneth Ferg'tson, son of Dougal- Fergun, of Ruahford township, won second place in the boy's declamation contest. He received his training from MI Hel en Beard, English instructor of the Agricultural school. Kenneth Hamilton, son of O. W. Hamilton of Fdville and also a stu- dent of the Agricultural and Training School was named as Winner of first place in the boy's vocal division of the district tousle contest held at Grand Forks last Friday. Kenneth has udied music during the past school year under the di- rection of Miss Bernice lek, instruc- tor tu muMe at the Agricultural ScllooL Rev. and Mrs. James Robertson left Monday for Clifford, N. D., Whe Mrs: Robertson will visit at the home of her parents for a few weeks before JollYing her husb/d at Hil111 Mont. visited his. fati G, ndton hempital. MARY DIKE WINS FIRST PRIH IN SONG WRITING CONTEST Park River A. C. Student's "Home Ec" Will Be Sang at Fargo College May Festival Songs that were written by Park River, Dickinson and LaMoure high school Home Economics clubs will be sung for the first time by the May Festival home economics girl contest- ants at the Vocational dinner in Ceres Hall, North Dakota Agricultural College, ParR, May l. The scrag entitled, "Home Ec" and with the tune of "Yankee Doodle," was chosen first. This song was written by Mary Nancy Dike of the Walsh County Agricultural school. Second place went to Dickinson and third to La Moure. Honorable men- tion goes to Northwood Home Econo- I mica Club. Miss Margarette Watt is! the advisor. The advisors for the Park River. Dickinson and La Moure Clubs are in order: Misses Alice Dah- len, Eva Wllner and IAlilan NavratlL North Dakota Home Economics as- STATE FARM STATISTICS I F'O'00'ENGINEERING I Swec00 C,o.er. Alia....d Sh.p I AREHIGH ON Show Most Rapid Growth, Says 'HIGHWAY Agricultural statistics for the year I 1927 as gathered by assessors through, i out the state and compiled by the - " state department of agriculture and IReflr Secretary of Highway labor, have been published in booklet I Sharply Critidme Ccitt of At the present time there are 17 local home economics clubs affiliate with the state organization. KATHERINE MUNIGEL IS VICTIM OF IIEART DISEASE Pioneer Dakoia Mother Will Be Laid to Rest in Duluth; Was Well Known in This Tereltory Word has been received here of th" death in Duluth of on of ,Daota,s pioneer mothers, Mrs, Katherine Mundigel, wfe of John A. Mundigel. The death was due to a parolytlc stroke suffered four years ago. Mrs. Mundigel came with her fanz- tly to the Dakota territory in 1850 and was one of the outstanding plo-- neer mothers. She was well known here. Mrs. Mundlgel was married 1. Phtladell)hla, Penn., SePt 3, 1871, com- ing here a few years after. She wa bm'n April 3, 1853. Surviving are her husband, one son Frank-J. of Minn- eapolis, Minn,, and four daughter, Mrs. W. W. Brown. Neldpgth, ffk., Canada. Mrs. P. A. Dvts, Hlbbing, Minn., Mrs. Ira B. Whitney, 2117 g. 2nd St. Duluth, Minn., and Mrs. F. C. Omeiner. also of Duluth. Minn. The family moved to Grand Forks, N. Dak., in 1699 at%d freak, there t  Hibblng, Minn,,. where they lived for 25 years. Since having suffered the parolytte stroke they have lived wit their two daughters, at Duluth, Minn. lmeral services took place at .8t. "An- thony de Padna, 'man Catholic church In Duluth, Minn. Burial will t:ake platte in May at Calvary Ceme- tery. ?Aiss Mary McEerle, fifth de teacher, who has been indisposed for several flays, left Monday for her home at Kempto Miss Cathertuc McCauley ia substituting for Miss Me* z/e. form. Particular attention is given# to the increase in sweet clover, alfal- fa and stmep during the last few years. In 1918 only 15,770 acres ere plant- ed to sweet clover. A steady increase in acreage was reported until 1 when 315,625 acres were planted. This year 1926 saw a drop to 180,055 acres but in 1927 the acreage reached the unprecedented figure of 459.987, 1 The first tatistics on alfalfa show 124,812 acres in 1918 and 28,810 in i 1919. In 1920 the acreage slumped to 24142 but since then has been climb- lng steadily, reaching 174620. Although the number of sheep has since been increased, the number en- umerated in the spring of 1928 was only 284 and of these only II$I.1 were pure bred. Hogs numbered $28,, 844 of which 15,972 were purebred. 64,49"/ Farms N, D, The state had 64,497 farms and a total acreage of 29,1518 of which 17J}45,027 were cultivated and 11,620,- 477 not cultivated. Stutsman, Wals and McLean counties had 2,000 farnm cr more. McLean Just touched tha figure. The other 50 counties in th state. "had less than 2,000 farms each summary fighres for all and 18 had less than 1,000 farms ltail analysis are made fo 13 each. . . It=bout tw0 Jobs In each. di Tne number o chickens in the staIhe department, to secure a was 2,835,105 and of other poultrIslan t on all work accomllisI 215,120. The amount received forlone Job in Mountrall C}unl I poultry sold in 1927 was placed at{average enineerin cost /5 ]$2,597,.71 and egg receipts at $1,-Imile and of this amount 39 per 5,625 71 I ..... . was for auto travel and ex aria cream sold during 1927iEuglneerlng eonstltuted 10.0 pe were officially valued at $13,704,881.761 cf the eattire coat, The eli and butter made on the farm s was lfor the 12 miles north of Bl valued at $720,492.82. The namberlen state highway No. 6 cost Ot COW used for milking in 1927 Was I r, er mile due in part to the f= oa,uoo. 'the project was first "I surveyed As compared with the fiscal year private engineer and and "designed by. the Expert Sulrv It costs $419.83 per mile for the gineering of earth graded roads plzi by the department htgh',ys during 198. 9,8 per cent of the structlon. An analysis earth gaded roads, Including verts and concree structures $1,110,2.13 finished year was submitted to way commission at its Secretary J. J. Ernatinger, The gures include 29 federal aid , The average cost for surveys plans was $174.19 per mile total $4389.69 whereas for sion by the division dent engineem, and inspectors, cost per mile as $245.12 or .9 cent, and the total $64,838.72. The cost of an mile for engineering and btnlding was $4,262.45. Ermatinger's figures, penses on the var/ous pros from 6.4 per cent to 22.5 Per With an average of 9.8 per cent he 260 miles. ht addition to a s!mflar duplication Porks on U. to 22.5 per cent or In the Grand Forks 44.8 per cent of the uervision was for travel Another costly Job was Lelpg on sate which cost mile. Here again travet 41.3 per cent for tractor's work. of Mort, has a $555.5 gineering job or 11.2 per entire cost. The analyzed was east highway No. 16 which per cent and despite the fact that expense for division stdent engineer was 40 per the money paid them, centare is explained malinger to be due to the fact the eantractor began his work in one the time limit by 48 days. soeiatlon sponsored the song const to promote home economic club ac- tlvlties and community singing as part of the club activities, accordin to Miss H. Christine Flnlayson, State Supervisor of Home Economics Edu- cation, North Dakota Agricultural college. Miss Clara Flemingten of the Ellendale Normal Industrial 847,817 acres while 38243,067 b,,-h=,- School is president of the sae smo. of durum --- - ' ...... clatiorL I ....... wheat were harvested from o,u-,,zw acres. much of the excessive to the delay in on time, Last year resolved to imtmse excess - contractor runs COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES RULES Direct engineering cltrges FOR COUNTY PLAY DAY EVEN"rg ,ter apparently will be loz - l the salty and tavm of :t Individual and School Prizes Will Be enne$r wlllbe paid out Given at Contest In Park River tration or Friday Next Week . charged directly Th   I a mere okke4 e general" committee has arrang. I not presage a re wp.u winners and wtnnlngeent. E: natinge schools in the athletic events of  thai time so complete : annual Walsh. county Play day to be held in Park River, Friday, May I. Medals, ribbons, banners and cups will be provided for these contests. The school aards will be made, & follows: a. To the rural school with be greatest,number of points for gra.,. events. b. To the town school with th,,l reatest number of Imint for grad events, c. To the school With the greates rumber of poLs for high school ' events. d. To the school with the greatest total number of points. In scoring points for the scho,J places will count as follows: First place--five points Second plaeethree points Third place--two points Only first places will be counted in the relay races and volley hall oan- tests. The athletic committee is as fol- lr,8: . G. Strand. Faridale, C. O. Tollefson, Hoople, Eddie Cla vdetcher. Lankin. C. A, Solom ,,.ms Philip Goheen. Park River, the home of Mrs Res. and Mrs. t lackscn mailers  the They daughter an son-lnw; ending June 30, 1927, there was a e- ceasc in the volume of butterfat marketed through cream statMn. In 1927 sales of 27,993,887 .Pounds brough $II,634,260.89, while the fisel er ending June, 1928, showed 2,- 349,042 potmds bringing $115951,- 97. Adding receipts from milk and cream and from butter made on farms to receipts from cream sta- tions, the total direct income of the daily industry for 1927 was $25,984,. 26;35. Butterfat Sales Decrease The amount of butterfat Sold hrough cream stations has been shrinking since 1926, when it reached t a peak of 31,668,990 pounds. Tho t lncre.asing number of local creameries are hal!eyed to be largely responsi-I xe zor the decrease in the amount of , utterfat sold to cream stations. I v The. records show that llv ames at $5,536t.30 were slaughter- ed for home use in 197; that cattle, thorses and sheep brought $18,174,B30.. I  ,,e $ 3.941 u-lt-n- the7- arket and sales of horses Spring wheat h0mrvested in 192"/ was placed at 55,490369 bushels from 4,- submitted -similar who wa not Interested - brushed them aside. Similar statements as those ted by him should be rently, submitfd to and studied by with a the some Of tneers received aimost travel as they were paid| accordS_rig to the report submitted to the February. Tlm hht Beemrs wnl tmmy afternoon church parlors. A is desired. meet in at :0 in the ernem. welcome.