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Low Cost FARM LIABILITY We've Got It CHAPMAN AGENCY Dial 36522 Will You HAl L OUT This Year? WALSH COUNTY PRESS VOLUME 72 PARK RIVER. WALSH COUNTY,, N. D. THURSDAY. MAY 52, 1955 NUMBER 13 Club Committees River Commercial club meeting last Thursday: committees for the year, initial plans for a fishing decided to renew its live- ring project and selected for Boys State• : Penas, son of Mr. and Mrs. rural Park River, a at WCAS will be sponsored Club for the week-long Boys this summer at Fargo• ales ring project was refer- the sales ring committee, line up a manager before a drive to solicit laves- project was dropped tern- last fall. eluh also approved "a motion a letter to Gov. Norman or the Greater North Da- Ociation representative in D.C.. endorsing the level for the Garrison dam. on the Garrison dam res- last week. s for the fishing derby will out later. ] club committees 15-56 club year are as fol- ASC WARNS AGAINST TREATED SEED WHEAT Wheat growers are warned that wheat treated for seed purposes should not be mixed with purchase agreement and Commodity Credit Corporation loan wheat• This warn- mg comes from Oscar J. Westby, Walsh Co. Agricultural Stabiliza- tion and Conservation Committee. The ASC chairman states emphat- ically that mixture of chemically treated seed wheat with other non- treated wheat makes the wheat in- eligible or delivery to CCC to satis- fy a loan or for delivery under a C_CC purchase agreement• He points out that each year some wheat is condemned for food use by health authorities because it contained seed treatment chemicals. He suggests that the best way to handle left-over seed is to keep it separate from other wheat• Mixing treated seed with market wheat merely means destroying the value of the entire lot,for food purpose and as security for a loan. Poppy Poster Winners Named Plans for the annual poppy day sale on May 28 were discussed Mort- (First name listed is chair- Irap'rovement: George Wid- ROy Neste. Sales Ring: Duncan Stromli, Fred Silli- M. S. Bate- P. J. Flaten Audit: Robert Bork Roy Neste. Tom and Henry Kelly. :  Englerth, Eddie Otto, tueden, L. W. Johnson, al Sanitation: Dr. H. IL Tim Vavrovaky Sr., J. T. A. Meagher, Paul LIeyd v- • A. Meagher, Sflliman Kenne; Refreshments: Mahrer J. O. Severson Homer Lucken, Lloy¢ Harris Gene Kelner, Ernest Hellqulat, T. Kelly, Penas, the incoming deputy Gordon Larson, F. U. Activities: Earl Johnson, Paul Meberg, Harold Schlenk deputy game war- at the piano• and Appreciation Malde, Melvin Neste, and Promotion: Mahrer. Hellquist, Harold Dough- day evening when the American i Legion Auxiliary met in the Legion club room. Mrs. C. F. Harris, chair- man announced that the headquar- ters will be at The Press office and I HUltstrands E;j0, Southern Tr Mr. and Mrs• Fred Hultstrand of this city returned Friday from a visit with their son, Comdr. Victor F. Hultstrand and family in Pensa- cola, Fla., whom they had not seen for four years. The round trip was made by plane and the journey down was made a bit more exciting than usual when a windstorm caused rough flying betwee Fargo and Minneapolis. A delay of four and a half hours in Chicago was necessary for repairs to the ship. An electric storm and heavy rain in the vicinity of Mont- gomery, Ala.. was rather frighten- ing, Mrs. Hultstrand said. It became quite dark and there were several sharp lightning flashes. The pas- sengers didn't seem to mind, how- ever as meals were served on schedule. The return flight was un- I eventful and was completed in l about ]0 hours from Pensacola to Fargo. During their stay in Florida the Hultstrands and their son and his family made several trips by car to see the various air fields, planes, helicopters and the naval station. Side trips were taken to Mobile and Foley, Ala., to the beaches and re- port much beautiful scenery. The weather was ideal with temper- atures no higher than 81 and not will continue throughout the day. lower than 60 degrees. She displayed the poppy posters made by the grade school pupils. Comdr. Hultstrand, a native of Cash prizes amounting to $10 will Park River, and well known here, has been in the navy for 15 years. be given to the winners• These were I At present he is a commanding of- Judith Ann Pederson, 7th grade, lst; Dennis Morstad, 8th grade, 2rid; ricer on the U.S.S Monterey, Geraldine Bogert, 7th grade, 3rd in CVL-26 ship and aircraft carrier. Class 2. GlenPorter, 5th grade, lst; About 800 personnel man the ship. Lawrence Budish, 2nd, 6th. grade; The Commander took his fer John Shaw, 4th grade, 3rd, in class [ out on the ship one day during his 1. The posters will be used for ad- visit and the ienior Mr. Hultstrand verti$ing the sale. says he enoyed it immensely. Rev. lk A. Glasgow. z-tor of Comdr. Hultatrand, expects to be ElbW41ml ehmeb ltt Pk Rlv transferred to Philadelphia in June, and Qndtm, U be thespemJr TRe'crew will take the ship to that for J: lmo ]Iv exeam port where it will be painted and kere MmuLay. MaWr. . The peo- put in moth balls, as the navy says. gram has been . fox I0 o'clock During his time in the naval service in the City hail This as-rangeme the commander has done instructing was mentioned by the presides, in helicopters and large planes at A more detailed program for rise several fields at the Pensacola lav- al Air Statan. He got his wings at day will be published later. Mr Harry O'Brien presided for the btsiness meeting at which Mrs. John Peterson gave a report of the district meeting held at Grafton last month. She stressed the discussion on civil defense as led by Mrs. L• W Roen, of Fargo, National Com- mitteewoman for the Auxiliary. JoAnne Bena sang a solo "Ave Maria with Mrs. Harold Dougherty Mrs. Walter Dougherty, district president, read a paper on the United Nations. ] The unit voted to raise the annual dues to $2 per member and dues for 1956 were paid by 15 members at this meeting. Election of officers was held at that place after graduangrom NDAC, Fargo, in June, 1940 He is a graduate of the Waish County School in Park River. Comdr. Hult- stran and his wife have two sons• Hosnital Tea This Afternoon At the meeting of the hospital Auxiliary held Friday evening, the new officers assumed their duties. Mrs. W. Ray Radliff is. the new president succeeding Mrs. M. B• Overbye. Plans for the tea and open house to be held at the hospital this after- Pool: Lea Kelly, Ar- D. Meagher, Sill/man, Hellquist. R. Bate- Iateman, W/dine. M. O. Ielly. O. C Fursteneau, Building and Pure- Sale: Amstrup, How- John Harris, Strmli. Sill{man, Argetsing- .River Fire department up call Sunday after- care where smoke Under the door. The so  window was to gain entrance point Manager Olaf on the scene with charged inside to expected blaze and the oven. done to BASEBALL MEET Park River and the area interested in baseball are urged Friday, May River Legion hall. Eddie Otto, athletic Leo Englerth and charge of the meet- include a film. The 1tl. the conclusion of the business meet- ] noon {Thursday} from 2 to 4 o'clock were completed. Refreshments will ing with the following results: Mrs. I be served and the event is to mark O'Brien, reelected president; Mrs. the observance of National Hospital John Peterson, reelected secretary; " week. The public is invited. with Mrs. Stanley Shaw. vice presi-. A year-end report showed that dent. Mrs. Arthur Gilbert, treasurer] and Mrs. J. O. Severson, chaplain, l new officers named. The officers will be installed June 13 at the last regular meeting of the year. Mrs. R. Olson Heads VFW Aux Mrs. Richard Olson was elected president of the auxiliary to the Park River post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Monday evening at the regular meeting in the club rooms. Other officers are Mrs. Emmett Porter and Mrs. Harlan Johnson, senior and junior vice presidents; Mrs. Lloyd Gilbertson, treasurer; Mrs. John Fitzsimonds, secretary; Mrs. Oliver Skeim, historian: Mrs. Christine Sonderland. chaplain and Mrs• James McBain, guard. Mrs. Emmett Porter. retiring Dresident will install.the new offi- cers at a special meeting May 23. Plans wre made to attend the State VFW encampment in Fargo June 5-7• Delegates named were i Mrs. Porter, Mrs. Gilbertson and Mrs. Olson. the auxiliary has contributed about $1200 worth of supplies to the hos- pital, besides performing numerous special services. List Winners Of €onservation Poster Contest Some 200 persons attended the annual Walsh county soil conserva- !tion poster contest recognition pro- I gram last night in Park River. Fourteen winners {three in each of the first three places and five fourth place awards) received a to- tal of $525 in prizes• The poster contest winners were: First three: Lois Vejtasa, grade 8, Fairdale; Lucille Lykken, Silvesta district 82; Cecelia Misialek, grade 8, Minto public school• Second three---Charlotte Gorde. Adams. district 74: Eileen Wysocki, Harriston district 109; Rita Stolt- man, Minto public school. Third three-- Jean Janousek and Elaine Housak. both Grafton district 58: Juanita Johnson. Farmington Bell district 5. Fourth five-- Dewey Lindgren, Park River district 46: Kenneth Michalski. Minto public school; Bennett Severson. Norton district 70: Joan Misialck. Minto public school; Marvin Laaveg, Park River district 46. Adam Wysocki. president of the state association of soil conservation supervisors• was master of ceremon- ies: County Supt• A.G. Strand spoke briefly and Robert K. Bork, of the-First State Bank of Park River. presented the awards. Tom Kelly, cartoonist and humor- {st from Milwaukee. Wis., gave an illustrated address: "Marks and Re- marks on Conservaion." Musical selections presented by te Walsh County School music de- partment under "the direction of John C. H. Moan. consisted of three duets. Marlene Severson and Joel Johnson; Camille Thiele and Donald i Hagen; Betty Borge and Joann ChrisUanson. Miss Borge also sang 1 a solo. Lunch was served by the atedladiesehurch.aid of the Park River Feder- The contest was sponsored by the Walsh,f:nty and Three Rive Soilo1Servation districts; Seur- State Bank,, Adams; First State Bank, Park River; Citizens State Bank, Lanktn, Finburg and'Ed- more; Walsh Cunty, State Bank. Grafton Forest River, Fordville and Hoople; Bank of Minto; Grafton National Bank. To Observe Norway .Independence Day In,commemoration of Norway's Independence Day (May 17) the senior division of the Lutheran Daughters of the Reformation will sponsor a Scandinavian progarm and coffee hour next Sunday after- noon, May 15. The program which will be in the form of a radio broadcast, will be- gin at 3 o'clock in the church par- lor. Features of the program will be interviews and Norwegian songs. Taking part will be Mrs. Martin Laaveg, Mrs. Nels Rud, Mrs. Wal- ter Dougherty, Ella" Hanson, Mrs. Dennis Olson, Mrs. Ambrose Spoon- land, Mrs. Selina Bjornehy, and Sylvia Wick. Mrs. Mary Garster will be the announcer. Marlis Malde will show films of her trip to Norway taken two years ago. The public is invited. There will be no admission charge but a free will offering will be taken. WCAS Begins Year-End Activities Commencement activities for the The class will be presented to the graduating class at the Walsh Court- Board of Trustees by Principal ty School here got under way this Fridjon Thorleifson. Diplomas will be presented by Charles Erickson, week, with the Senior class day program being presented before the high school assembly Wednesday. Rev. L. E. Smestad, pastor of the Lutheran church in this city, will deliver the baccalaureate sermon to the 39 graduates May 22 at the city hall. president of the boar& Members of the class are: JoAnne Bena, Ronnie Berger, Janet Bis- choff, Betty Borge, Gene Busch, Joanne Christianson, Anna Jane Dahl. Ernest DahL Orvin Fingarson, Judith Flaten, Jack Fleck. Helen Dr. Erick Selke, Professor of Education at the Universiiy of North Dakota. will give le com- mencmnent addrea at the exer- ckes set r May 26 in the school ¢.wmnasium. There will also be brief talks by the honor students. JoAnne Bena and Joann Houser, co-valedictorians and Virginia Kenney, salutatorian. The vocal music department of the school will furnish selections and the band will play the processional and recessional. ] Flint, Carol Grovom, Donald Hagen, Robert Herzog, Joann Houser. Glad- win Jensen. Lloyd Johnson, Robert Johnson. Virginia Kenney, Dennis Larson, Tony Leonard, Delores Lepire, Joey Listopad, Duane Luithle, Eloise Lunde, Larry Maier. Margaret Mur- ray, Donald McKenzie. LaVerne Oen. Marvin Onstad. Gerald O'Keef- fe, Carol Ramsey, Vernon Seboe, Henry Schufletowski, Bernard Sun- deen, Margaret Smith, Richard i Skjerven, Lorraine Svir. '00:ke Yields Over 300 !ish Pre-Season Angling More than 300 fish were taken out of the reservoir below the spillway of Lake Homme yesterday as a corps of engineers crew started re- pair work on the dam. The dam was damaged somewhat by frost during the winter. Water was pumped from the hole before the fish were taken out. Game Warden Ed Bry, who super- vised the seining operations con- ducted by local sportsmen, said the large number of fish in the hole was some evidence of good prospects for fishing when the season opens Monday, May 16 {one minute after midnight Sunday•) The fish taken out of the hole were northerns and walleyes. About 20 of them weighed more than 10 pounds, Bry said. and the largest were at least IS-pounders. Plaxt Fishing Derby Bry. who also is chairman of the county wildlife fishing derby, an- nounced that arrangements are complete. The derby will t fo,. wildlife federation members only• It will run from the start of the fishing season through July 4 and will be for all waters in Walsh county. Prizes will be $15 each for the largest bass, northern and walleye. The annual federation membership fee is $1.50 which includes a sub- scription to the magazine "North Dakota Outdoors." Weighing stations for the derby I will be Fairway Store, Park River; /Roy's Market, Adams, and at Ro- l mine Votava's Fordville. Chapter Honors Past Matrons Mary C chapter of the Eastern Star honored pasf chapter worthy matrons Tuesday at the annual "past matron's night" ceremony• Repori on Cancer Dirve In the business portion of the program, receipts of the cancer drive conducted by the chapter showed that $495.05 had been col- lected. A contribution of $25 was voted for the school health council. Mrs. Elmer Argetsinger is the rep- resentative on the council. During the past matron's cere- mony, the following past matrons held chairs: Mrs. Charles Harris, Adah; Mrs. Lloyd Harris, Ruth.: Miss Elise Catherwood, Esther: Mrs. Walter Gfllespie, Martha; Mrs, Dvtd Johnson, Eleeta; Mrs. D. D. Smith, chaplain; Mrs. Will MEaehern, treaar; Mrs. T; W. Olfn, sentinel: Mrs. Clinton D. is, Marshall; Mrs. Edgar W'ni secretary;  Albert Lewis, mu/: Other pt matro present were !Wtafne$:Albert Bruce, Earl John- son, Herbert Thiele, Fred Hult- strand and Ella Cox of the Edmore chapter. ' Honor Mrs. David Johon Mrs. David Johnson, oldest mem- ber of the chapter in point of ser- vice, with 43 years membership, was presented with a bouquet of flowers provided by Mrs. Karl J. Farup. The blue room was decorated with flowers. Mrs. T. A. Meagher, worthy matron, extended the wel- come to the group. Mrs. Meagher and Mrs. David Ford, associate mat- ron. were in harge of the program which featured the theme "As We March Along." The entire gathering sang "All Together" after which F. Schufletowski ]Rites Set Saturday John Frank Schufletowski, 88. resident of Walsh County for 65 years, died Monday at St. Ansgar's hospital here after an illness of two years. The funeral will be held Saturday morning at 10 o'clock at St. Mary---'-s Catholic church with Rev. John J. O2VIeara officiating. Burial will be in Calvary eemetery. Pallbearers will be Ben MAdder;doff, William T. O'Brien, Henry Starch, Thomas No- yak, Frank Novak and Charles No- yak. Born in Chicago June 4, 18, Mr. Shufletowski came to Waish Coun- • ty in 1890. Before that he had lived at Stephen, Minn., for 15 years. He married An Wellek at Pisek in 1891. She mled away about two years ago. Survivors are tbr 4ug five sons• These' tnclud Mr$ay 4'e- Mrs. Albert arran& cll and Henry Sc of  .... River; Frank of Pvensera&  Suk.. Albert. Regina, Sask.: Ste19mn of Thompson Falls. Mont., Mra Flor- ence Ottem of Fargo and Mrs. A. C. Heljfeson of Seattle. The Overbye Funeral Home Is in charge of arrangements and the body will lie in state at the funeral home from Friday noon until the time of the funeral. WHAT'S DOING May 12: Hospital day Tea, 2 to 4. May 12: Junior-Senior banquet. May 12: Wildlife Federation meeting. May 13: Junior-Senior Prom. May 15: LDR Norwegian day tea, they adjourned to the dining room Lutheran church for court whist with Mrs. John Ro- ' May 13: Garden Club at Veum's. holt in charge. Prizes went to Mrs. May 16:t2:01 am. Fishing season M. B• Overbye, Mrs. McEachern and Walter Gillespie Hnstesses . opens. • May 16-July 4: Walsh Co. Fishing were Mesdames David Ford Oscar I .... ' d.uy. Lundquist, Howard Clapp and S, A. May 17: Opening dance, Coliseum Glasgow. Post Gives S100 To Health Council The Paul Farup post of the Am- erican Legion Tuesday night voted to contribute $100 for a revolving fund for making zoans in aiding] handicapped children in the Park River grade school• I The fund is o be administered I by a health council which will con- I sist of representatives from organ- izations which donated $25 or more. I In other business, Jack Rengle, the post representative on the lo- cal swimming pool committee, cal- led attention to the special election set for May 26 on a $30,000 bond is- sue to help finance construction of a public bath. He urged the Legion- aires to get out and vote to approve the issue. Eddie Otto reported it would cost about $150 for new equipment for the junior Legion baseball team to give i{ a good inventory. Plans also were made to clean up the Coliseum last night in prepar- ation for the opening of the Legion dance season next Tuesday. The Wesley Samson family visit- ed in Grand Forks Sunday with Mrs. Samson's mother. Mrs. Anna Boese. May 17: Golf Club Auxiliary 8 p. m. Hillcrest Country club. May 17: Norwegian Independence Day. May 18: Chapter Q PEO Sister- hood, Dean Miller home. May 19: Episcopal Guild, 3 p. m. C. D. Lewis home. May 20:8 p. m. City hall. Public hearing on Park River Public bath. May 21: VIeW Poppy day. May 22: WCAS baccalaureate. May 23:' VFW Auxiliary special meeting. Installation of officers. May 25: 8th grade graduation. May 26: Special Election, for Park River Public Bath. May 26: WCAS graduation. May 28: Poppy day, Legion Aux. May 30: Memorial day June 1': Decca Club at Mrs. D. U, Meberg's. June 4-5: LDR convention. Willis. ton, June 5-7: State VFW convention, Fargo June 7-14: Girl's State. University Grand Forks June 13: American Legion Aux- June 19-21 American Legion con- vention. Bismarck June 21: Longest day of the year PARK RIVER GRAIN MARKET Wheat $2.35: durum $3.56; oats .60; barley $1.25; flax $2.96; rye .89 ' I . T U • S D A Y I Music By Johnny Hider ellirl00 L) ance I v a ! t.,0. cob I PARK RIVER Low Cost FARM LIABILITY We've Got It CHAPMAN AGENCY Dial 36522 Will You HAl L OUT This Year? WALSH COUNTY PRESS VOLUME 72 PARK RIVER. WALSH COUNTY,, N. D. THURSDAY. MAY 52, 1955 NUMBER 13 Club Committees River Commercial club meeting last Thursday: committees for the year, initial plans for a fishing decided to renew its live- ring project and selected for Boys State• : Penas, son of Mr. and Mrs. rural Park River, a at WCAS will be sponsored Club for the week-long Boys this summer at Fargo• ales ring project was refer- the sales ring committee, line up a manager before a drive to solicit laves- project was dropped tern- last fall. eluh also approved "a motion a letter to Gov. Norman or the Greater North Da- Ociation representative in D.C.. endorsing the level for the Garrison dam. on the Garrison dam res- last week. s for the fishing derby will out later. ] club committees 15-56 club year are as fol- ASC WARNS AGAINST TREATED SEED WHEAT Wheat growers are warned that wheat treated for seed purposes should not be mixed with purchase agreement and Commodity Credit Corporation loan wheat• This warn- mg comes from Oscar J. Westby, Walsh Co. Agricultural Stabiliza- tion and Conservation Committee. The ASC chairman states emphat- ically that mixture of chemically treated seed wheat with other non- treated wheat makes the wheat in- eligible or delivery to CCC to satis- fy a loan or for delivery under a C_CC purchase agreement• He points out that each year some wheat is condemned for food use by health authorities because it contained seed treatment chemicals. He suggests that the best way to handle left-over seed is to keep it separate from other wheat• Mixing treated seed with market wheat merely means destroying the value of the entire lot,for food purpose and as security for a loan. Poppy Poster Winners Named Plans for the annual poppy day sale on May 28 were discussed Mort- (First name listed is chair- Irap'rovement: George Wid- ROy Neste. Sales Ring: Duncan Stromli, Fred Silli- M. S. Bate- P. J. Flaten Audit: Robert Bork Roy Neste. Tom and Henry Kelly. :  Englerth, Eddie Otto, tueden, L. W. Johnson, al Sanitation: Dr. H. IL Tim Vavrovaky Sr., J. T. A. Meagher, Paul LIeyd v- • A. Meagher, Sflliman Kenne; Refreshments: Mahrer J. O. Severson Homer Lucken, Lloy¢ Harris Gene Kelner, Ernest Hellqulat, T. Kelly, Penas, the incoming deputy Gordon Larson, F. U. Activities: Earl Johnson, Paul Meberg, Harold Schlenk deputy game war- at the piano• and Appreciation Malde, Melvin Neste, and Promotion: Mahrer. Hellquist, Harold Dough- day evening when the American i Legion Auxiliary met in the Legion club room. Mrs. C. F. Harris, chair- man announced that the headquar- ters will be at The Press office and I HUltstrands E;j0, Southern Tr Mr. and Mrs• Fred Hultstrand of this city returned Friday from a visit with their son, Comdr. Victor F. Hultstrand and family in Pensa- cola, Fla., whom they had not seen for four years. The round trip was made by plane and the journey down was made a bit more exciting than usual when a windstorm caused rough flying betwee Fargo and Minneapolis. A delay of four and a half hours in Chicago was necessary for repairs to the ship. An electric storm and heavy rain in the vicinity of Mont- gomery, Ala.. was rather frighten- ing, Mrs. Hultstrand said. It became quite dark and there were several sharp lightning flashes. The pas- sengers didn't seem to mind, how- ever as meals were served on schedule. The return flight was un- I eventful and was completed in l about ]0 hours from Pensacola to Fargo. During their stay in Florida the Hultstrands and their son and his family made several trips by car to see the various air fields, planes, helicopters and the naval station. Side trips were taken to Mobile and Foley, Ala., to the beaches and re- port much beautiful scenery. The weather was ideal with temper- atures no higher than 81 and not will continue throughout the day. lower than 60 degrees. She displayed the poppy posters made by the grade school pupils. Comdr. Hultstrand, a native of Cash prizes amounting to $10 will Park River, and well known here, has been in the navy for 15 years. be given to the winners• These were I At present he is a commanding of- Judith Ann Pederson, 7th grade, lst; Dennis Morstad, 8th grade, 2rid; ricer on the U.S.S Monterey, Geraldine Bogert, 7th grade, 3rd in CVL-26 ship and aircraft carrier. Class 2. GlenPorter, 5th grade, lst; About 800 personnel man the ship. Lawrence Budish, 2nd, 6th. grade; The Commander took his fer John Shaw, 4th grade, 3rd, in class [ out on the ship one day during his 1. The posters will be used for ad- visit and the ienior Mr. Hultstrand verti$ing the sale. says he enoyed it immensely. Rev. lk A. Glasgow. z-tor of Comdr. Hultatrand, expects to be ElbW41ml ehmeb ltt Pk Rlv transferred to Philadelphia in June, and Qndtm, U be thespemJr TRe'crew will take the ship to that for J: lmo ]Iv exeam port where it will be painted and kere MmuLay. MaWr. . The peo- put in moth balls, as the navy says. gram has been . fox I0 o'clock During his time in the naval service in the City hail This as-rangeme the commander has done instructing was mentioned by the presides, in helicopters and large planes at A more detailed program for rise several fields at the Pensacola lav- al Air Statan. He got his wings at day will be published later. Mr Harry O'Brien presided for the btsiness meeting at which Mrs. John Peterson gave a report of the district meeting held at Grafton last month. She stressed the discussion on civil defense as led by Mrs. L• W Roen, of Fargo, National Com- mitteewoman for the Auxiliary. JoAnne Bena sang a solo "Ave Maria with Mrs. Harold Dougherty Mrs. Walter Dougherty, district president, read a paper on the United Nations. ] The unit voted to raise the annual dues to $2 per member and dues for 1956 were paid by 15 members at this meeting. Election of officers was held at that place after graduangrom NDAC, Fargo, in June, 1940 He is a graduate of the Waish County School in Park River. Comdr. Hult- stran and his wife have two sons• Hosnital Tea This Afternoon At the meeting of the hospital Auxiliary held Friday evening, the new officers assumed their duties. Mrs. W. Ray Radliff is. the new president succeeding Mrs. M. B• Overbye. Plans for the tea and open house to be held at the hospital this after- Pool: Lea Kelly, Ar- D. Meagher, Sill/man, Hellquist. R. Bate- Iateman, W/dine. M. O. Ielly. O. C Fursteneau, Building and Pure- Sale: Amstrup, How- John Harris, Strmli. Sill{man, Argetsing- .River Fire department up call Sunday after- care where smoke Under the door. The so  window was to gain entrance point Manager Olaf on the scene with charged inside to expected blaze and the oven. done to BASEBALL MEET Park River and the area interested in baseball are urged Friday, May River Legion hall. Eddie Otto, athletic Leo Englerth and charge of the meet- include a film. The 1tl. the conclusion of the business meet- ] noon {Thursday} from 2 to 4 o'clock were completed. Refreshments will ing with the following results: Mrs. I be served and the event is to mark O'Brien, reelected president; Mrs. the observance of National Hospital John Peterson, reelected secretary; " week. The public is invited. with Mrs. Stanley Shaw. vice presi-. A year-end report showed that dent. Mrs. Arthur Gilbert, treasurer] and Mrs. J. O. Severson, chaplain, l new officers named. The officers will be installed June 13 at the last regular meeting of the year. Mrs. R. Olson Heads VFW Aux Mrs. Richard Olson was elected president of the auxiliary to the Park River post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Monday evening at the regular meeting in the club rooms. Other officers are Mrs. Emmett Porter and Mrs. Harlan Johnson, senior and junior vice presidents; Mrs. Lloyd Gilbertson, treasurer; Mrs. John Fitzsimonds, secretary; Mrs. Oliver Skeim, historian: Mrs. Christine Sonderland. chaplain and Mrs• James McBain, guard. Mrs. Emmett Porter. retiring Dresident will install.the new offi- cers at a special meeting May 23. Plans wre made to attend the State VFW encampment in Fargo June 5-7• Delegates named were i Mrs. Porter, Mrs. Gilbertson and Mrs. Olson. the auxiliary has contributed about $1200 worth of supplies to the hos- pital, besides performing numerous special services. List Winners Of €onservation Poster Contest Some 200 persons attended the annual Walsh county soil conserva- !tion poster contest recognition pro- I gram last night in Park River. Fourteen winners {three in each of the first three places and five fourth place awards) received a to- tal of $525 in prizes• The poster contest winners were: First three: Lois Vejtasa, grade 8, Fairdale; Lucille Lykken, Silvesta district 82; Cecelia Misialek, grade 8, Minto public school• Second three---Charlotte Gorde. Adams. district 74: Eileen Wysocki, Harriston district 109; Rita Stolt- man, Minto public school. Third three-- Jean Janousek and Elaine Housak. both Grafton district 58: Juanita Johnson. Farmington Bell district 5. Fourth five-- Dewey Lindgren, Park River district 46: Kenneth Michalski. Minto public school; Bennett Severson. Norton district 70: Joan Misialck. Minto public school; Marvin Laaveg, Park River district 46. Adam Wysocki. president of the state association of soil conservation supervisors• was master of ceremon- ies: County Supt• A.G. Strand spoke briefly and Robert K. Bork, of the-First State Bank of Park River. presented the awards. Tom Kelly, cartoonist and humor- {st from Milwaukee. Wis., gave an illustrated address: "Marks and Re- marks on Conservaion." Musical selections presented by te Walsh County School music de- partment under "the direction of John C. H. Moan. consisted of three duets. Marlene Severson and Joel Johnson; Camille Thiele and Donald i Hagen; Betty Borge and Joann ChrisUanson. Miss Borge also sang 1 a solo. Lunch was served by the atedladiesehurch.aid of the Park River Feder- The contest was sponsored by the Walsh,f:nty and Three Rive Soilo1Servation districts; Seur- State Bank,, Adams; First State Bank, Park River; Citizens State Bank, Lanktn, Finburg and'Ed- more; Walsh Cunty, State Bank. Grafton Forest River, Fordville and Hoople; Bank of Minto; Grafton National Bank. To Observe Norway .Independence Day In,commemoration of Norway's Independence Day (May 17) the senior division of the Lutheran Daughters of the Reformation will sponsor a Scandinavian progarm and coffee hour next Sunday after- noon, May 15. The program which will be in the form of a radio broadcast, will be- gin at 3 o'clock in the church par- lor. Features of the program will be interviews and Norwegian songs. Taking part will be Mrs. Martin Laaveg, Mrs. Nels Rud, Mrs. Wal- ter Dougherty, Ella" Hanson, Mrs. Dennis Olson, Mrs. Ambrose Spoon- land, Mrs. Selina Bjornehy, and Sylvia Wick. Mrs. Mary Garster will be the announcer. Marlis Malde will show films of her trip to Norway taken two years ago. The public is invited. There will be no admission charge but a free will offering will be taken. WCAS Begins Year-End Activities Commencement activities for the The class will be presented to the graduating class at the Walsh Court- Board of Trustees by Principal ty School here got under way this Fridjon Thorleifson. Diplomas will be presented by Charles Erickson, week, with the Senior class day program being presented before the high school assembly Wednesday. Rev. L. E. Smestad, pastor of the Lutheran church in this city, will deliver the baccalaureate sermon to the 39 graduates May 22 at the city hall. president of the boar& Members of the class are: JoAnne Bena, Ronnie Berger, Janet Bis- choff, Betty Borge, Gene Busch, Joanne Christianson, Anna Jane Dahl. Ernest DahL Orvin Fingarson, Judith Flaten, Jack Fleck. Helen Dr. Erick Selke, Professor of Education at the Universiiy of North Dakota. will give le com- mencmnent addrea at the exer- ckes set r May 26 in the school ¢.wmnasium. There will also be brief talks by the honor students. JoAnne Bena and Joann Houser, co-valedictorians and Virginia Kenney, salutatorian. The vocal music department of the school will furnish selections and the band will play the processional and recessional. ] Flint, Carol Grovom, Donald Hagen, Robert Herzog, Joann Houser. Glad- win Jensen. Lloyd Johnson, Robert Johnson. Virginia Kenney, Dennis Larson, Tony Leonard, Delores Lepire, Joey Listopad, Duane Luithle, Eloise Lunde, Larry Maier. Margaret Mur- ray, Donald McKenzie. LaVerne Oen. Marvin Onstad. Gerald O'Keef- fe, Carol Ramsey, Vernon Seboe, Henry Schufletowski, Bernard Sun- deen, Margaret Smith, Richard i Skjerven, Lorraine Svir. '00:ke Yields Over 300 !ish Pre-Season Angling More than 300 fish were taken out of the reservoir below the spillway of Lake Homme yesterday as a corps of engineers crew started re- pair work on the dam. The dam was damaged somewhat by frost during the winter. Water was pumped from the hole before the fish were taken out. Game Warden Ed Bry, who super- vised the seining operations con- ducted by local sportsmen, said the large number of fish in the hole was some evidence of good prospects for fishing when the season opens Monday, May 16 {one minute after midnight Sunday•) The fish taken out of the hole were northerns and walleyes. About 20 of them weighed more than 10 pounds, Bry said. and the largest were at least IS-pounders. Plaxt Fishing Derby Bry. who also is chairman of the county wildlife fishing derby, an- nounced that arrangements are complete. The derby will t fo,. wildlife federation members only• It will run from the start of the fishing season through July 4 and will be for all waters in Walsh county. Prizes will be $15 each for the largest bass, northern and walleye. The annual federation membership fee is $1.50 which includes a sub- scription to the magazine "North Dakota Outdoors." Weighing stations for the derby I will be Fairway Store, Park River; /Roy's Market, Adams, and at Ro- l mine Votava's Fordville. Chapter Honors Past Matrons Mary C chapter of the Eastern Star honored pasf chapter worthy matrons Tuesday at the annual "past matron's night" ceremony• Repori on Cancer Dirve In the business portion of the program, receipts of the cancer drive conducted by the chapter showed that $495.05 had been col- lected. A contribution of $25 was voted for the school health council. Mrs. Elmer Argetsinger is the rep- resentative on the council. During the past matron's cere- mony, the following past matrons held chairs: Mrs. Charles Harris, Adah; Mrs. Lloyd Harris, Ruth.: Miss Elise Catherwood, Esther: Mrs. Walter Gfllespie, Martha; Mrs, Dvtd Johnson, Eleeta; Mrs. D. D. Smith, chaplain; Mrs. Will MEaehern, treaar; Mrs. T; W. Olfn, sentinel: Mrs. Clinton D. is, Marshall; Mrs. Edgar W'ni secretary;  Albert Lewis, mu/: Other pt matro present were !Wtafne$:Albert Bruce, Earl John- son, Herbert Thiele, Fred Hult- strand and Ella Cox of the Edmore chapter. ' Honor Mrs. David Johon Mrs. David Johnson, oldest mem- ber of the chapter in point of ser- vice, with 43 years membership, was presented with a bouquet of flowers provided by Mrs. Karl J. Farup. The blue room was decorated with flowers. Mrs. T. A. Meagher, worthy matron, extended the wel- come to the group. Mrs. Meagher and Mrs. David Ford, associate mat- ron. were in harge of the program which featured the theme "As We March Along." The entire gathering sang "All Together" after which F. Schufletowski ]Rites Set Saturday John Frank Schufletowski, 88. resident of Walsh County for 65 years, died Monday at St. Ansgar's hospital here after an illness of two years. The funeral will be held Saturday morning at 10 o'clock at St. Mary---'-s Catholic church with Rev. John J. O2VIeara officiating. Burial will be in Calvary eemetery. Pallbearers will be Ben MAdder;doff, William T. O'Brien, Henry Starch, Thomas No- yak, Frank Novak and Charles No- yak. Born in Chicago June 4, 18, Mr. Shufletowski came to Waish Coun- • ty in 1890. Before that he had lived at Stephen, Minn., for 15 years. He married An Wellek at Pisek in 1891. She mled away about two years ago. Survivors are tbr 4ug five sons• These' tnclud Mr$ay 4'e- Mrs. Albert arran& cll and Henry Sc of  .... River; Frank of Pvensera&  Suk.. Albert. Regina, Sask.: Ste19mn of Thompson Falls. Mont., Mra Flor- ence Ottem of Fargo and Mrs. A. C. Heljfeson of Seattle. The Overbye Funeral Home Is in charge of arrangements and the body will lie in state at the funeral home from Friday noon until the time of the funeral. WHAT'S DOING May 12: Hospital day Tea, 2 to 4. May 12: Junior-Senior banquet. May 12: Wildlife Federation meeting. May 13: Junior-Senior Prom. May 15: LDR Norwegian day tea, they adjourned to the dining room Lutheran church for court whist with Mrs. John Ro- ' May 13: Garden Club at Veum's. holt in charge. Prizes went to Mrs. May 16:t2:01 am. Fishing season M. B• Overbye, Mrs. McEachern and Walter Gillespie Hnstesses . opens. • May 16-July 4: Walsh Co. Fishing were Mesdames David Ford Oscar I .... ' d.uy. Lundquist, Howard Clapp and S, A. May 17: Opening dance, Coliseum Glasgow. Post Gives S100 To Health Council The Paul Farup post of the Am- erican Legion Tuesday night voted to contribute $100 for a revolving fund for making zoans in aiding] handicapped children in the Park River grade school• I The fund is o be administered I by a health council which will con- I sist of representatives from organ- izations which donated $25 or more. I In other business, Jack Rengle, the post representative on the lo- cal swimming pool committee, cal- led attention to the special election set for May 26 on a $30,000 bond is- sue to help finance construction of a public bath. He urged the Legion- aires to get out and vote to approve the issue. Eddie Otto reported it would cost about $150 for new equipment for the junior Legion baseball team to give i{ a good inventory. Plans also were made to clean up the Coliseum last night in prepar- ation for the opening of the Legion dance season next Tuesday. The Wesley Samson family visit- ed in Grand Forks Sunday with Mrs. Samson's mother. Mrs. Anna Boese. May 17: Golf Club Auxiliary 8 p. m. Hillcrest Country club. May 17: Norwegian Independence Day. May 18: Chapter Q PEO Sister- hood, Dean Miller home. May 19: Episcopal Guild, 3 p. m. C. D. Lewis home. May 20:8 p. m. City hall. Public hearing on Park River Public bath. May 21: VIeW Poppy day. May 22: WCAS baccalaureate. May 23:' VFW Auxiliary special meeting. Installation of officers. May 25: 8th grade graduation. May 26: Special Election, for Park River Public Bath. May 26: WCAS graduation. May 28: Poppy day, Legion Aux. May 30: Memorial day June 1': Decca Club at Mrs. D. U, Meberg's. June 4-5: LDR convention. Willis. ton, June 5-7: State VFW convention, Fargo June 7-14: Girl's State. University Grand Forks June 13: American Legion Aux- June 19-21 American Legion con- vention. Bismarck June 21: Longest day of the year PARK RIVER GRAIN MARKET Wheat $2.35: durum $3.56; oats .60; barley $1.25; flax $2.96; rye .89 ' I . T U • S D A Y I Music By Johnny Hider ellirl00 L) ance I v a ! t.,0. cob I PARK RIVER