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. IHSURAlieE AGENCY PARK.RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA - AUTO - HOSPITAL Do you know that for ove r  the CHAPMAN AGIN has been the only ICe Agcy in the Ryof Pk. River that makes its living solely  the selling of insurance. When you want insurance  us for expert advice on all kinds ot ,,coverages. FIRE - FARM LIABILITY ANNUITIES - SAVINGS PLAN ISS1rl HA8 PAGES WALSH C'OUN00TY PRESS IUE 5,6 RAD _ _ - _ 73 PARK RIVER, WALSH COUNTY, N. D. THURSDAY/'NOV, 29, 1956 NUMBER 41 Woman Among Evacuees WINNER NOT PRSSENT River rs A. F. Grath of lnkster, was . the winner of the weekly market Cairo During Recent Hos|ihtles sheday prize in Parkwas not presentRivertoWednesdaY'claim the $75 in script money, however, so the O.'E. Heskin (the former .................. prize next week will be increased Wick of Park River) whose to $100. Mrs. Melvin Gullingsrud, of Pa.k Riw, r received the $75 prize Dr. O. E Heskin. has serv- as economic advisor to the Am- Embassy at Cairo Egypt, in to her father. Knut Wick of River. tells of their exper- while being evacuated from "We have now been evacuated Cairo. We landed in Naples. via Merchant Marine and the of the United States Marines the United States Navy. were 1769 evacuees on th most of hem Americans. A small embassies and legations Sweden. Finland. Ger- Canada. etc) were given per- (due to courtesy of the U. State Department) to join our These American evacuees from the State Department, A. United Nations, the air-lines, schools the mission fields, etc-- men of Cairo. was quite an experience but I not have missed it for-any- We left Cairo by a car cara- Novak Wed Pisek Nov. 21 Ann Novak, daughter of and Mrs. Thomas Novak and F. Lovcik, son of Mr. and Frank C. Lovcik, all of Pisek. marriage vows Wednes- 21, in St. John Nepomuk Pisek. Roy. John Roth of- at the double ring ceremony. marriage by nor father, wore s floor length gown Chantilly lace and nylon over satin. Her chapel length from a crown trimmed with and seed pearls. She car- bouquet of red roses. the bride were her sis- as maid of hen- sister, Lena Novak and Lovcik, bridesmaids. They ed alike in ballerina Mrs. Heskin Momerak - Gemmill Vows Exchanged Wilma'Olive Momerak, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilhelm Momerak. of Park River, became the bride of Gordon Gemmill. son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Gemmill of Edinburg last week. on Saturday, Nov. 24. 1956. The ser- Vice was held at the Lutteran church in this city with Rex:' L. E. Spudmen To Study Smestad officiating, using the Market Order 7 "double ring ceremony. M-. Momerak gave his daughter Surplus tablestock potato diver- in marriage. For her wedding, the bride wore a floor length gown of white satin, made princess style sion, and regulation oi size or qual- ity in Red River Valley tablestock shipments during periods of low market prices as proposed in Com- mission Order Number 7. will be discussed at meetings being held this coming week throughout the Valley area, according to Walsh County Extension Agent Bob Am: strup. Every potato grower should attend one of them. The meeting schedule, reports Amstrup, is set for the following dates, times, and places: Dec. 4--Langdon courthouse at 2 p. m, and Cando courthouse at 7:30 p. m. Dec. 5--Cavalier courthouse at 2 p. m.. and Grafton courthouse at Her nylon veil was trimmed with pearls and hr bouquet was of white carnat.ions. Her pearl necklace and earrings were the bridegroom's gift. Malene Severson was maid of honor and Mrs. Ordean Momerak was matron ef honor. They wore taffeta gowns of green and gold. re- spectively. Gone Gemmill. brother of the bridegroom, was best man and Harold Sundvor was grooms- man. Ushers were William Lofthus and Buvvett Brandvold. For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Momerak chose a blue dress with lack accessories. The bride- groom's mother wore a blue tailored 7:30 p. m. van the day following the bombing Dec. 6---Grand Forks Nodak Elec- suit with matching accessories. Both of the Egyptian airports. There tric Coop farmers room at 2 p. m. mothers had corsages of yellow pom were 10O cars in our convoy. The and Hatton Legion Hall at 7:30 p. m. first, middle ad last cars had the Dec. 7--Fargo's County Agent United States flag draped over the Office, Branick Bldg at 2 p. m. tops of the cars, so the British and Lyle W. Currie, Executive Score- French would not bomb us. tary of the Red River Valley Potato "At Alexandria, the U. S. Marines Growers Ass'n. and H. W Herbison took over. We boarded the troop o NDAC will explain purpose, con- ship, "S. S. Chilton," which was tent, and operating procedure for escorted by two U. S. warships. An (1) a USDA potato diversion pro- Egyptian ship was also in the har- gram in the Valley, and (2) the bor, just a short way from us. They proposed Uommission Order No. 7 had made a barrier so no submar- to be voted on by the growers Dec. ines could get into the harbor; 10-14 affecting size and quality of neither could a ship leave the har- tablestock shipments from the area bor without Egyptian permission, during periods of low farm potato When the evacuees were all on prices. ASC Committee represent- board and settled, th signal was atives will explain how grower ap- given to the Egyptian ship---"You plications and payments would be open up the blockade or we will processed for diverted potatoes, and shoot ntlr w-y hrou-h '' We were the county agent will outline ballot- all outfitted with life belts before ing procedure growers will follow we ran through the blockade. There in the Dec. 10-14 referendum being Connie Brandt was bombing all around us. We sail- held on Commission Order No. 7. pons. John C, H. Moan was "at the organ for the nuptial music, playing the traditiorlkl wedding marches. He also ace'npanied Mrs. Ronald Dahl when she sang "Golden Day of Premix," "O Promise Me" and "The Lord's prayer." After file ceremony a reception .for 125 gests was held in the din- mg room of the church. Mrs. Gun- der Momerak and Mrs. Adrian Le- rud, aunts of the couple, poured. Mrs. Etlgene Evenson, sister of the bride and Mrs. Harold Sundvor. the bridegroom's sister cut the wedding cake. Mrs. Glen Dahl. had the guest book and Mrs. Harvey Momerak was at the ift table. Mrs. Welmer Skager was hostess. She was asisst- ed by Mr. Emil Dahl. Carol Johnson, Jean Monson. Marlene Rosvold. and Mrs. William Park River LocalNews Arthur Meagher was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Herriek in Grand Forks Thanksgiving day. Mrs. P. S Olufson and son. David. of Minot spent the Thanksgiving vacation in Park River. They were dinner guests Monday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Jergenson. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Vettelson and sons, Gary and Don, of Warren. Minn., and Vernon Halvorson and son. Russell. were Thanksgiving day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Luck- en. On Sunday dinner guests at the Lucken home were the Her WeDs- land family of Fargo. Guests Thanksgiving day of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Thompson were Mr and Mrs. J. Almen Ferguson and daughter. Dawn. Their visitors Sat- urday were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Estad and daughter Joy, of Crys- tal. On Sunday the Oliver Olson family of Hoople called on them. Mrs. Robert Bruce and son. Jerry, and daughter. Leona. and Mrs. Lew- is Swenson, of Park River, and Mrs. Art Augustine of Hoople, were Sun- day visitors at Thief River Falls and Newfolden, Minn. At Thief Riv- er Falls the women visited their mother, Mrs. Anton Hanson. who has been hospitalized for six weeks. Thanksgiving day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Alton Larson were Mrs. Louise Howe. Harold Kravaik, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Howe and chil- dren, John and Iris, all of Conway; Mr. and Mrs, Kermit Skew and family of McCanna; and Mr. and Mrs. Lee Woods and Terry, of Grand Forks. Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Severson were over night guests last Wednesday at the home of their seth-in,law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.Don Toilet- son in Moorhead. For Thanksgiving day they were guests of their son, Lyle Severson and family, in Breck- enridge, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Harris enter- tnined at dinner at their home on Thanksgiving day. Guests present were Mrs. T. F. Meagher, Mrs. Mary Disher, Mrs. I. E. Hanson. Mr. and gowns o ALice blue. white ed out, esco.ed by +be U. S. war- rely. hey had M:ips and"a "leqa the whole 4-H Club Lead00l"s ixth fleet %ook us safy to Crete, head bands arid their whre we bo,rded a Merchant Mar- Meet Here Tuesday were red and whi feather- ine boat; which, in turn. took us to Rosemarie Ann Zidon, Naples. Scores of photographers of the bride, was flower girl. The annual meeting of the Walsh was white and blue. made took pictures. It could be you will County 4-H Council met at the see nictures of the evacuation at County Extension office located at with pointed sleeves. nosegay was of red and white the movies soon. "The marines took wonderful care the WCAS Tuesday evening. Jan- with white streamers, of u we hd wonderful food. but ice Lien. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lovcik. brother of the we slept in (her "ham-ocks '' which Russell Lien, Park River, was in The Adams Farmers Union Oil was best man while were not comfy. We found out, first charge, company will hold its 22nd annual and Donald Novak acted as hand. how the marines live.'" Reports were given by the follow- stockholders meeting at the Opera George and Lawrence . A Previous Letter ing leaders: Mrs. Clayton Bjorg and House on Dec. 15. beginnin at one Were ushers Excerpts from an earlier letter George Chyle was at the or- ;v? -n id  of how dangerously Rodger Gustafson, both of Adams: o'clock. A short program will be given the nuptial music and ac- near the Heskins were to the ac- Earl Anderson. Grafton; Mrs, Har- and a report on the past year's ac- the choir when the tual scene of the hostilities: ry Babinski, Minfo; James Haug and tivities will be given. One director "Mother, At Your Feet I'm "W experienced our first air Jerome Axvig, Edinburg. will be elected for a term of three was sung. At that time r-id this evenin end. I must say, years. Door prizes will be given placed a bouquet of red gives you a mighty ins-cure feeling, EASTERN STAR TO AID and lunch will be served by the on the altar of the Blessed es you are helpless to do anything. Mary. Every light is blacked out when the STATE YOUTH GROUPS Lankin Lutheran ladies aid. An increase of 24,*000 gallons over bride's mother wore a navy air raid whistle blows. Then you sit Cash gifts were voted for three last year's operations was shown in dress with pink trimming, for and watch the flashes and hear the North Dakota institutions operating the annual audit. This brings the daughter's wedding. The bride- bombs drop. for the benefit of young people, by total gallonage delivered to 1038.240 mother wore a brown two- "Fnnce and England are bomb- Mary C chapter of the Eastern with a net return of $13.34 for every dress. Both mothers had cor- lng the Cairo airport tonight. It is Star at the meeting Tuesday. $100 spent with the company. about 0 miles from downtown The Florence Crittenten Home Harvey Lykken is manager of of pink carnations. Ciro. E,lnd sent out warnings and the Children's Village. both in company. He replaces Hjalmer Ton- for about 50 guests was at the Pisek hall after the that ,ll Evpians should stay away Fargo and the Crippled Children's ning who died Sept. 14. Mrs. Elmer Praska and from the rfietd. as they nla, to School. Jamestown, will each re. Albin Praska were hostesses, bomb them. The .black out for this ceive $5.00 from the chapter. Schildberger and Sophia No- rid ]ast-d owr two hours. It was A proficiency test was given to P6 Chr|stms Club waitresses. Mrs. Frank the rel thing, members and Mrs. David Ford, Check Sent Out had the guest book and W wre sup d to be vacu- worthy matron, read a poem entitl- Herman J. Zidon cut the wed- ,ted bv ,,Jr vesterd.y, but Nasser ed "Our Obligation." Christmas club checks for 1956 Cake. c]oed the airport to all commercial Instead of the traditional Christ- were matted out this week by the no,. Then the evacuation patrol ms turkey dinner, the chapter First State Bank, according to Rob- and Mrs. Lovcik are at home dec;ded to se car eonvov to re- will have a simpler holiday social ea K. Bork, cashier. a farm near Pisek. mov . the evacuees The first Don- event at the next meeting when  Commenting on the saying's pro. vov wont lst night." . , ifts will be exchanged by the mere- gram which was started here for the Tomorrow Dr. Heskin has had a.nu:e;i: bers. first time, last year, Mr. Bork said, Mrs. Gemmill other foreign assignments.  h'ev Mesdames Burt Burbidge, M. O. "It was very gratifying to fred such post was in Oslo, NorWaY, " -"-xt John-on, Harold Ieoples, John H-H. a large number of people taking Will Me%hern and Edgar White rt in the 1956 Christmas club pro- services will be held to- went to Shanghai. Chins. 2e n, observed birthdays in November " (Friday) for Mrs. Caroline p,st was in Karachi. pakistan, an- gram. We hope to d6uble the mere- 70. who died Nov. 26, 1956, then they went to Cairo. EY at' Just and December. , a prolonged illness, previous to the 'evacuation, Dr. Hen- Lunch was served by Mrs. Lloyd, berships thi coming year." Hrri,. Mrs. Harold Peoples and A choice of savings plans are service will be held at 2 p.m. kin hd accepted a pst at Tripoh; I, ,w He ,d lrs. Heskin stayea Miss Elsie Catherwood. available to the club members, Mr. Trinity Lutheran church in Bork pointed out. They range from with Rev. S. O. Kvaale of- ,t Naoles n few days and then left 25 cents to $5.00 per week and the Burial will be in Trinity fr "W-'pnH to take over the new s- TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS GET money may be used for anything Pallbearers will be Denis signment. LOCAL MAN IN TROUBLE. the club member wishes. Casper Olson, Frank Sky- Dr. Heskin is a native North Da- Ulberg, Albert and kotan, h.ving been born and reared stanley Cicha, 38, of Park River, Gire. at Mayvil]e. was arrested last Saturday evening Rev= Owens Goes July 25. 1886 in Minnesota. by park River Police Chief Law- was a daughter of ad Mrs Ole Lanstad, but as a F U Junior Leaders drunkenrence AicheledrivingOn andthe leavingCharges thef TO Natlona| Meet girl was adopted by Mr. and To Meet Saturday scene of an accident. Rev. Everett C. H Owens. pastor Martinson She was mar- Cicha was apprehended after he of the Federated church, Prk River, 1904 to John Odne who died Mrs. Torrance Deehr. of Pekin, had struck a parked car on a city left Tuesday for LaFayette, Ind.. Lter she married William field worker for this district and street while in the process of back- to attend the national meeting of he Mildred Hofstad of Jamestown, ing from the curb. He was ordered newly organized Council of Evange- t,te F. U. junior director, will be to appear in Magistrate's Court the lism of the Methodist church. The 'lying relatives are a son, Wil- Odne. of St. Thomas, and here SaturdaY to assist with the in- next morning at which dine William meeting will be held ,t purdue Uni- Mrs. A. H. Them- struction at the Walsh County Far- O'Brien, magistrate, fined him $30 versity from Nov. 29 to Dec. 5. of Seaside. Ore.; Mrs. mers Union junior leaders meeting, and costs. Police Chief Aichele Roy. Owens is chairman of the Alvina Myrtle), Hank- Arranging for the gathering, stated that Cicha would also lose a North Dakota Conference Board of N. D., a n d Mrs. Roman which will be in the Park River coupon from his driver's license. Evangelism. (Beatrice) of Kellog, Ida. City hall, beginning at 11 a. m. are Durn. the pastor's absence. are 12 grandchildren, a sister, mmbers f the Walsh CountY F.U. Miss Ell Hanson was a week end the ,ulit t the Fderted church Johnson of Stanley and educt:onal committee. The " are: vi':tor in St. Paul at the home of in this city will be filled by Harold ssters. Mrs. Elmer Stay,n. Park River; ' Thyr Aamoth.  W. Schunk. ul0erintendent of the Odne, preceded her Mrs hvron Rhemme. Drayton; Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon Gregoire and Ft. Totten and Belcourt Indian resr- Also a sister, Mrs. William Carol E linron, Edinbur: Mrs. A1- daughter. Connie, were Sunday din- vations. He will speak at the morn. of RugbY. ,-t ao-e nd Mrs. Gordon Lyk- nor uests of Mr. and lYrs. Magnus in service Sunday at II o'clock. will lie in stat- at the ken of Adams. Olafson at Qrdar. The affair was Mr. Schunk will also be guest Home in Edinburg - , birthday rty for Connie GrOg- speaker at the 9 a. m. servico at the and until noon to- was born Nov.  to Mr. and Dire. years. A feature f Presbyterian church in Fordville on Felton Inkster. the Lofthus. Mrs. T A. Meagher and son, John. For ,er going away Jatfit, Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Duncan Meaghex and GemrSill  chose a brown li.n suit dauehters. Susan and Nancy, Cris with beige accessories. " Reian and Mr. and Mrs. Elrao El,. The couple are at home on a farm lingson and daughter. Donna, of near Edinburg. Devils Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Espelien of Adams F U Oil Co. Park River were honored on their 45th wedding anniv-rsary when the Sets Annual Meet family gathered at the home of their son. Clarence Espelien. at Lankin Thanksgiving day. The occasion al- so marked Mr. Espelien's birthday anniversary and that of two of his r.dchildren, Ellen and Drain Es- pelkn. The Espeliens have two oth- er sons. Reub n ,nd Joe. who. to- geth.t with their families were preent for the occasion. Also in at- tendance were Mr. and Mrs. Bill Williams of Fordville. The honored couple received a gift. TRAPPING SEASON OPENS The trapping season for mink and muskrat in the northern tier of North Dakota counties has been extended until Dee. 18, according to Deputy Game Warden Jack Simon. The season originally was slated to end Sunday, Dec. 2. Counties af- fected by the postponement include Walsh, Burke, Williams, Divide, Mountrail, Renville. Ward, Bottin- eau, McHenry, Rolette, Pierce. Ben- son, Towner. Cavalier, Ramsey and Pembina. PARK RIVER TEENAGERS INVITED TO, JOIN C A P Tcenagen, both girls and boys, of the Park River area are invited to become members of the Civil Air Patrol cadet squadron which is being organized in Grafton. Pur- posed of the organization is to ac- quaint American high school youths with aviation and related fields, The C A P is the only civilian branch which is b..,ecked/bv the air force. 1st Lt Charles Wilkes of Park River is the Commandant of Cdets. Other officers are his brother, Paul Wilkes. cadet commander, William Hanson, Grafton. assistant cadet commander: Richard Erickson. of Lankin is the adjutant of cadets. Meetings are held every Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in th _ link trainer room at the Grafton city hall. Membership in the C A P does not effect a youth's service status in any way, according to Lt Wilkes. All cadets get a trip to a bona fide air base every summer for a one or two weeks' stay, he said. During that time the cadets live as members of the air force do and re- ceive a variety of instruction per- taining to the service. In additio to this. ech year two North Dkota b,,ys and on girl have an opportunity to qualify for a 30-day overseas trip, under the program, Wilkes stated. PR RIVER tAIN MARKET No. 1 northern $2.12; mnber durum, $2.35; oats. 60c: flax 80c to : Mrs. Ivan Johnson Park River, in a A son was born lqov. 8 to Mr. and Grand Forks hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Thompson, park River. are parents of a son born Nov. 21. at Grafton. Mrs. T. F. Meagher and Mrs. Mary Disher were over night visitors m Grand Forks Saturday. Alan Strand ad JAmes McPher- son left this wbek for Valley City where they will enroll at the State Teachers college, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Thompson were over night guests o Mr. and Mrs. Larry McKinnon at Warren, Minn., Thanksgiving day. Mr. and Mrs. C, D. Lewis Sr.. left Monday on a trip to Chicago to spend a week sight seeing and at- tending the International Livestock Exposition. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Johnson and sons. Timothy and Wallie. spent Thanksgiving with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Carl O. Johnson at Es- mend. Donah Lewis, who spent Thanks- giving at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. D.. Lewis. has re- turned to her studies at UND, Grand Forks. r Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Hanson were Mr. and Mrs. Norman' McPherson and son, Jim, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lylken and Carol" Ann Braund. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Frovarp, Pat, Betty and Jack, of Wahpeton, were ThanksgiDing, day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Mc- Gilles at Edmore. Mrs, Nell Rinde and sons, Marvin and Ronnie, were Sunday guests at Cando at the home of Mrs. Rinde's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Jorenson. Thanksgivin dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Wang were Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Wang and family, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin ,Peterson and daughter. Yvonne and the Russell Lien family. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hanson, Mr, and Mrs. Norman McPherson and son, James. Mr, and Mrs, Charles indell and sons, Robbie aai ,0hn. Y, were Thanksgiving da nne;( ' uests of Mr. and Mrs. Joe-l_kken Edinburg. 2 Home Games Open Aggle Season The Walsh Aggies open their 1956. 57 bsketball season with a pair of home games this week end Lakota Friday and Cavalier Saturday. "We will be experimenting both nights, letting the entire squad play, tryin to find the best com- binetion." Coach Eddie Otto said to- day. "Right now the first 10 are practically even" The probable startin line-up for Friday has Jerome Enlerth and J.ck Swan,on at forwards. Ronnie Grove nd Rodney Busch at guards, nd Cecil Challv at center. Jim Brandt would most likely have" started at a guard. Otto said. except that he ho been out with an in- footd tooth. Tn commentin on his squad's thanes, in the two games, Otto said, "we hve a good chnnce to cod both .... However." he added "Cava. )ler has a fine team and could give US  surnrise." Who Aie. onen C]as A cnne. tIon next Friday, Dec. 7. at Devils Lake. ELLEN NOVAK ENGAGED Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Novak an- nounce the engagement of their daughter, Ellen Kay, to George W. Hurtt, son of Mrs. Olga Hurtt of rural Hoople. Miss Novak is a stU- dent at the STC, Mayville. The wed- ding date has no% yet been set. Schools Get State Tuition Payments County Supt. A. G. Strand reports that quarterly payments rom the state tuition fund are "being distri- buted among Walsh County schools on the basis of the number of per- sons of school age listed on the hi, ennial census. Of the total, $11,352.00 the sum of $7,000.80 is being sent to graded schools and $4351.20 to one-room rural schools. Topping the list ar Graftcn Dis-. trict No. 3, with $2,510.40 and Petrk River Special district 78 1,1101,60. Other amounts were Ardoch, dis- trict 10, $12720; Minto, district 20, $508.80; Auburn district 29, $1i5.20; Veseleyville district : 36, $Ii5.20; Lankin district 39, $304,80; lIoople special district 42, $499.20; Forest River pecial district , $249.60; Piek district 7, $180.00; Eordville dist. 7. $485.40 Sdinburg special dis- trict 106, $189.60: Sauter district IU, $117.60; Dewey district 20, $81.60;, Adams special district 128, $230.40; . IHSURAlieE AGENCY PARK.RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA - AUTO - HOSPITAL Do you know that for ove r  the CHAPMAN AGIN has been the only ICe Agcy in the Ryof Pk. River that makes its living solely  the selling of insurance. When you want insurance  us for expert advice on all kinds ot ,,coverages. FIRE - FARM LIABILITY ANNUITIES - SAVINGS PLAN ISS1rl HA8 PAGES WALSH C'OUN00TY PRESS IUE 5,6 RAD _ _ - _ 73 PARK RIVER, WALSH COUNTY, N. D. THURSDAY/'NOV, 29, 1956 NUMBER 41 Woman Among Evacuees WINNER NOT PRSSENT River rs A. F. Grath of lnkster, was . the winner of the weekly market Cairo During Recent Hos|ihtles sheday prize in Parkwas not presentRivertoWednesdaY'claim the $75 in script money, however, so the O.'E. Heskin (the former .................. prize next week will be increased Wick of Park River) whose to $100. Mrs. Melvin Gullingsrud, of Pa.k Riw, r received the $75 prize Dr. O. E Heskin. has serv- as economic advisor to the Am- Embassy at Cairo Egypt, in to her father. Knut Wick of River. tells of their exper- while being evacuated from "We have now been evacuated Cairo. We landed in Naples. via Merchant Marine and the of the United States Marines the United States Navy. were 1769 evacuees on th most of hem Americans. A small embassies and legations Sweden. Finland. Ger- Canada. etc) were given per- (due to courtesy of the U. State Department) to join our These American evacuees from the State Department, A. United Nations, the air-lines, schools the mission fields, etc-- men of Cairo. was quite an experience but I not have missed it for-any- We left Cairo by a car cara- Novak Wed Pisek Nov. 21 Ann Novak, daughter of and Mrs. Thomas Novak and F. Lovcik, son of Mr. and Frank C. Lovcik, all of Pisek. marriage vows Wednes- 21, in St. John Nepomuk Pisek. Roy. John Roth of- at the double ring ceremony. marriage by nor father, wore s floor length gown Chantilly lace and nylon over satin. Her chapel length from a crown trimmed with and seed pearls. She car- bouquet of red roses. the bride were her sis- as maid of hen- sister, Lena Novak and Lovcik, bridesmaids. They ed alike in ballerina Mrs. Heskin Momerak - Gemmill Vows Exchanged Wilma'Olive Momerak, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilhelm Momerak. of Park River, became the bride of Gordon Gemmill. son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Gemmill of Edinburg last week. on Saturday, Nov. 24. 1956. The ser- Vice was held at the Lutteran church in this city with Rex:' L. E. Spudmen To Study Smestad officiating, using the Market Order 7 "double ring ceremony. M-. Momerak gave his daughter Surplus tablestock potato diver- in marriage. For her wedding, the bride wore a floor length gown of white satin, made princess style sion, and regulation oi size or qual- ity in Red River Valley tablestock shipments during periods of low market prices as proposed in Com- mission Order Number 7. will be discussed at meetings being held this coming week throughout the Valley area, according to Walsh County Extension Agent Bob Am: strup. Every potato grower should attend one of them. The meeting schedule, reports Amstrup, is set for the following dates, times, and places: Dec. 4--Langdon courthouse at 2 p. m, and Cando courthouse at 7:30 p. m. Dec. 5--Cavalier courthouse at 2 p. m.. and Grafton courthouse at Her nylon veil was trimmed with pearls and hr bouquet was of white carnat.ions. Her pearl necklace and earrings were the bridegroom's gift. Malene Severson was maid of honor and Mrs. Ordean Momerak was matron ef honor. They wore taffeta gowns of green and gold. re- spectively. Gone Gemmill. brother of the bridegroom, was best man and Harold Sundvor was grooms- man. Ushers were William Lofthus and Buvvett Brandvold. For her daughter's wedding, Mrs. Momerak chose a blue dress with lack accessories. The bride- groom's mother wore a blue tailored 7:30 p. m. van the day following the bombing Dec. 6---Grand Forks Nodak Elec- suit with matching accessories. Both of the Egyptian airports. There tric Coop farmers room at 2 p. m. mothers had corsages of yellow pom were 10O cars in our convoy. The and Hatton Legion Hall at 7:30 p. m. first, middle ad last cars had the Dec. 7--Fargo's County Agent United States flag draped over the Office, Branick Bldg at 2 p. m. tops of the cars, so the British and Lyle W. Currie, Executive Score- French would not bomb us. tary of the Red River Valley Potato "At Alexandria, the U. S. Marines Growers Ass'n. and H. W Herbison took over. We boarded the troop o NDAC will explain purpose, con- ship, "S. S. Chilton," which was tent, and operating procedure for escorted by two U. S. warships. An (1) a USDA potato diversion pro- Egyptian ship was also in the har- gram in the Valley, and (2) the bor, just a short way from us. They proposed Uommission Order No. 7 had made a barrier so no submar- to be voted on by the growers Dec. ines could get into the harbor; 10-14 affecting size and quality of neither could a ship leave the har- tablestock shipments from the area bor without Egyptian permission, during periods of low farm potato When the evacuees were all on prices. ASC Committee represent- board and settled, th signal was atives will explain how grower ap- given to the Egyptian ship---"You plications and payments would be open up the blockade or we will processed for diverted potatoes, and shoot ntlr w-y hrou-h '' We were the county agent will outline ballot- all outfitted with life belts before ing procedure growers will follow we ran through the blockade. There in the Dec. 10-14 referendum being Connie Brandt was bombing all around us. We sail- held on Commission Order No. 7. pons. John C, H. Moan was "at the organ for the nuptial music, playing the traditiorlkl wedding marches. He also ace'npanied Mrs. Ronald Dahl when she sang "Golden Day of Premix," "O Promise Me" and "The Lord's prayer." After file ceremony a reception .for 125 gests was held in the din- mg room of the church. Mrs. Gun- der Momerak and Mrs. Adrian Le- rud, aunts of the couple, poured. Mrs. Etlgene Evenson, sister of the bride and Mrs. Harold Sundvor. the bridegroom's sister cut the wedding cake. Mrs. Glen Dahl. had the guest book and Mrs. Harvey Momerak was at the ift table. Mrs. Welmer Skager was hostess. She was asisst- ed by Mr. Emil Dahl. Carol Johnson, Jean Monson. Marlene Rosvold. and Mrs. William Park River LocalNews Arthur Meagher was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Herriek in Grand Forks Thanksgiving day. Mrs. P. S Olufson and son. David. of Minot spent the Thanksgiving vacation in Park River. They were dinner guests Monday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Jergenson. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Vettelson and sons, Gary and Don, of Warren. Minn., and Vernon Halvorson and son. Russell. were Thanksgiving day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Luck- en. On Sunday dinner guests at the Lucken home were the Her WeDs- land family of Fargo. Guests Thanksgiving day of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Thompson were Mr and Mrs. J. Almen Ferguson and daughter. Dawn. Their visitors Sat- urday were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Estad and daughter Joy, of Crys- tal. On Sunday the Oliver Olson family of Hoople called on them. Mrs. Robert Bruce and son. Jerry, and daughter. Leona. and Mrs. Lew- is Swenson, of Park River, and Mrs. Art Augustine of Hoople, were Sun- day visitors at Thief River Falls and Newfolden, Minn. At Thief Riv- er Falls the women visited their mother, Mrs. Anton Hanson. who has been hospitalized for six weeks. Thanksgiving day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Alton Larson were Mrs. Louise Howe. Harold Kravaik, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Howe and chil- dren, John and Iris, all of Conway; Mr. and Mrs, Kermit Skew and family of McCanna; and Mr. and Mrs. Lee Woods and Terry, of Grand Forks. Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Severson were over night guests last Wednesday at the home of their seth-in,law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.Don Toilet- son in Moorhead. For Thanksgiving day they were guests of their son, Lyle Severson and family, in Breck- enridge, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Harris enter- tnined at dinner at their home on Thanksgiving day. Guests present were Mrs. T. F. Meagher, Mrs. Mary Disher, Mrs. I. E. Hanson. Mr. and gowns o ALice blue. white ed out, esco.ed by +be U. S. war- rely. hey had M:ips and"a "leqa the whole 4-H Club Lead00l"s ixth fleet %ook us safy to Crete, head bands arid their whre we bo,rded a Merchant Mar- Meet Here Tuesday were red and whi feather- ine boat; which, in turn. took us to Rosemarie Ann Zidon, Naples. Scores of photographers of the bride, was flower girl. The annual meeting of the Walsh was white and blue. made took pictures. It could be you will County 4-H Council met at the see nictures of the evacuation at County Extension office located at with pointed sleeves. nosegay was of red and white the movies soon. "The marines took wonderful care the WCAS Tuesday evening. Jan- with white streamers, of u we hd wonderful food. but ice Lien. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lovcik. brother of the we slept in (her "ham-ocks '' which Russell Lien, Park River, was in The Adams Farmers Union Oil was best man while were not comfy. We found out, first charge, company will hold its 22nd annual and Donald Novak acted as hand. how the marines live.'" Reports were given by the follow- stockholders meeting at the Opera George and Lawrence . A Previous Letter ing leaders: Mrs. Clayton Bjorg and House on Dec. 15. beginnin at one Were ushers Excerpts from an earlier letter George Chyle was at the or- ;v? -nid  of how dangerously Rodger Gustafson, both of Adams: o'clock. A short program will be given the nuptial music and ac- near the Heskins were to the ac- Earl Anderson. Grafton; Mrs, Har- and a report on the past year's ac- the choir when the tual scene of the hostilities: ry Babinski, Minfo; James Haug and tivities will be given. One director "Mother, At Your Feet I'm "W experienced our first air Jerome Axvig, Edinburg. will be elected for a term of three was sung. At that time r-id this evenin end. I must say, years. Door prizes will be given placed a bouquet of red gives you a mighty ins-cure feeling, EASTERN STAR TO AID and lunch will be served by the on the altar of the Blessed es you are helpless to do anything. Mary. Every light is blacked out when the STATE YOUTH GROUPS Lankin Lutheran ladies aid. An increase of 24,*000 gallons over bride's mother wore a navy air raid whistle blows. Then you sit Cash gifts were voted for three last year's operations was shown in dress with pink trimming, for and watch the flashes and hear the North Dakota institutions operating the annual audit. This brings the daughter's wedding. The bride- bombs drop. for the benefit of young people, by total gallonage delivered to 1038.240 mother wore a brown two- "Fnnce and England are bomb- Mary C chapter of the Eastern with a net return of $13.34 for every dress. Both mothers had cor- lng the Cairo airport tonight. It is Star at the meeting Tuesday. $100 spent with the company. about 0 miles from downtown The Florence Crittenten Home Harvey Lykken is manager of of pink carnations. Ciro. E,lnd sent out warnings and the Children's Village. both in company. He replaces Hjalmer Ton- for about 50 guests was at the Pisek hall after the that ,ll Evpians should stay away Fargo and the Crippled Children's ning who died Sept. 14. Mrs. Elmer Praska and from the rfietd. as they nla, to School. Jamestown, will each re. Albin Praska were hostesses, bomb them. The .black out for this ceive $5.00 from the chapter. Schildberger and Sophia No- rid ]ast-d owr two hours. It was A proficiency test was given to P6 Chr|stms Club waitresses. Mrs. Frank the rel thing, members and Mrs. David Ford, Check Sent Out had the guest book and W wre sup d to be vacu- worthy matron, read a poem entitl- Herman J. Zidon cut the wed- ,ted bv ,,Jr vesterd.y, but Nasser ed "Our Obligation." Christmas club checks for 1956 Cake. c]oed the airport to all commercial Instead of the traditional Christ- were matted out this week by the no,. Then the evacuation patrol ms turkey dinner, the chapter First State Bank, according to Rob- and Mrs. Lovcik are at home dec;ded to se car eonvov to re- will have a simpler holiday social ea K. Bork, cashier. a farm near Pisek. mov . the evacuees The first Don- event at the next meeting when  Commenting on the saying's pro. vov wont lst night." . , ifts will be exchanged by the mere- gram which was started here for the Tomorrow Dr. Heskin has had a.nu:e;i: bers. first time, last year, Mr. Bork said, Mrs. Gemmill other foreign assignments.  h'ev Mesdames Burt Burbidge, M. O. "It was very gratifying to fred such post was in Oslo, NorWaY, " -"-xt John-on, Harold Ieoples, John H-H. a large number of people taking Will Me%hern and Edgar White rt in the 1956 Christmas club pro- services will be held to- went to Shanghai. Chins. 2e n, observed birthdays in November " (Friday) for Mrs. Caroline p,st was in Karachi. pakistan, an- gram. We hope to d6uble the mere- 70. who died Nov. 26, 1956, then they went to Cairo. EY at' Just and December. , a prolonged illness, previous to the 'evacuation, Dr. Hen- Lunch was served by Mrs. Lloyd, berships thi coming year." Hrri,. Mrs. Harold Peoples and A choice of savings plans are service will be held at 2 p.m. kin hd accepted a pst at Tripoh; I, ,w He ,d lrs. Heskin stayea Miss Elsie Catherwood. available to the club members, Mr. Trinity Lutheran church in Bork pointed out. They range from with Rev. S. O. Kvaale of- ,t Naoles n few days and then left 25 cents to $5.00 per week and the Burial will be in Trinity fr "W-'pnH to take over the new s- TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS GET money may be used for anything Pallbearers will be Denis signment. LOCAL MAN IN TROUBLE. the club member wishes. Casper Olson, Frank Sky- Dr. Heskin is a native North Da- Ulberg, Albert and kotan, h.ving been born and reared stanley Cicha, 38, of Park River, Gire. at Mayvil]e. was arrested last Saturday evening Rev= Owens Goes July 25. 1886 in Minnesota. by park River Police Chief Law- was a daughter of ad Mrs Ole Lanstad, but as a F U Junior Leaders drunkenrence AicheledrivingOn andthe leavingCharges thef TO Natlona| Meet girl was adopted by Mr. and To Meet Saturday scene of an accident. Rev. Everett C. H Owens. pastor Martinson She was mar- Cicha was apprehended after he of the Federated church, Prk River, 1904 to John Odne who died Mrs. Torrance Deehr. of Pekin, had struck a parked car on a city left Tuesday for LaFayette, Ind.. Lter she married William field worker for this district and street while in the process of back- to attend the national meeting of he Mildred Hofstad of Jamestown, ing from the curb. He was ordered newly organized Council of Evange- t,te F. U. junior director, will be to appear in Magistrate's Court the lism of the Methodist church. The 'lying relatives are a son, Wil- Odne. of St. Thomas, and here SaturdaY to assist with the in- next morning at which dine William meeting will be held ,t purdue Uni- Mrs. A. H. Them- struction at the Walsh County Far- O'Brien, magistrate, fined him $30 versity from Nov. 29 to Dec. 5. of Seaside. Ore.; Mrs. mers Union junior leaders meeting, and costs. Police Chief Aichele Roy. Owens is chairman of the Alvina Myrtle), Hank- Arranging for the gathering, stated that Cicha would also lose a North Dakota Conference Board of N. D., a n d Mrs. Roman which will be in the Park River coupon from his driver's license. Evangelism. (Beatrice) of Kellog, Ida. City hall, beginning at 11 a. m. are Durn. the pastor's absence. are 12 grandchildren, a sister, mmbers f the Walsh CountY F.U. Miss Ell Hanson was a week end the ,ulit t the Fderted church Johnson of Stanley and educt:onal committee. The " are: vi':tor in St. Paul at the home of in this city will be filled by Harold ssters. Mrs. Elmer Stay,n. Park River; ' Thyr Aamoth.  W. Schunk. ul0erintendent of the Odne, preceded her Mrs hvron Rhemme. Drayton; Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon Gregoire and Ft. Totten and Belcourt Indian resr- Also a sister, Mrs. William Carol E linron, Edinbur: Mrs. A1- daughter. Connie, were Sunday din- vations. He will speak at the morn. of RugbY. ,-t ao-e nd Mrs. Gordon Lyk- nor uests of Mr. and lYrs. Magnus in service Sunday at II o'clock. will lie in stat- at the ken of Adams. Olafson at Qrdar. The affair was Mr. Schunk will also be guest Home in Edinburg - , birthday rty for Connie GrOg- speaker at the 9 a. m. servico at the and until noon to- was born Nov.  to Mr. and Dire. years. A feature f Presbyterian church in Fordville on Felton Inkster. the Lofthus. Mrs. T A. Meagher and son, John. For ,er going away Jatfit, Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Duncan Meaghex and GemrSill  chose a brown li.n suit dauehters. Susan and Nancy, Cris with beige accessories. " Reian and Mr. and Mrs. Elrao El,. The couple are at home on a farm lingson and daughter. Donna, of near Edinburg. Devils Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Espelien of Adams F U Oil Co. Park River were honored on their 45th wedding anniv-rsary when the Sets Annual Meet family gathered at the home of their son. Clarence Espelien. at Lankin Thanksgiving day. The occasion al- so marked Mr. Espelien's birthday anniversary and that of two of his r.dchildren, Ellen and Drain Es- pelkn. The Espeliens have two oth- er sons. Reub n ,nd Joe. who. to- geth.t with their families were preent for the occasion. Also in at- tendance were Mr. and Mrs. Bill Williams of Fordville. The honored couple received a gift. TRAPPING SEASON OPENS The trapping season for mink and muskrat in the northern tier of North Dakota counties has been extended until Dee. 18, according to Deputy Game Warden Jack Simon. The season originally was slated to end Sunday, Dec. 2. Counties af- fected by the postponement include Walsh, Burke, Williams, Divide, Mountrail, Renville. Ward, Bottin- eau, McHenry, Rolette, Pierce. Ben- son, Towner. Cavalier, Ramsey and Pembina. PARK RIVER TEENAGERS INVITED TO, JOIN C A P Tcenagen, both girls and boys, of the Park River area are invited to become members of the Civil Air Patrol cadet squadron which is being organized in Grafton. Pur- posed of the organization is to ac- quaint American high school youths with aviation and related fields, The C A P is the only civilian branch which is b..,ecked/bv the air force. 1st Lt Charles Wilkes of Park River is the Commandant of Cdets. Other officers are his brother, Paul Wilkes. cadet commander, William Hanson, Grafton. assistant cadet commander: Richard Erickson. of Lankin is the adjutant of cadets. Meetings are held every Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in th _ link trainer room at the Grafton city hall. Membership in the C A P does not effect a youth's service status in any way, according to Lt Wilkes. All cadets get a trip to a bona fide air base every summer for a one or two weeks' stay, he said. During that time the cadets live as members of the air force do and re- ceive a variety of instruction per- taining to the service. In additio to this. ech year two North Dkota b,,ys and on girl have an opportunity to qualify for a 30-day overseas trip, under the program, Wilkes stated. PR RIVER tAIN MARKET No. 1 northern $2.12; mnber durum, $2.35; oats. 60c: flax 80c to : Mrs. Ivan Johnson Park River, in a A son was born lqov. 8 to Mr. and Grand Forks hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Thompson, park River. are parents of a son born Nov. 21. at Grafton. Mrs. T. F. Meagher and Mrs. Mary Disher were over night visitors m Grand Forks Saturday. Alan Strand ad JAmes McPher- son left this wbek for Valley City where they will enroll at the State Teachers college, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Thompson were over night guests o Mr. and Mrs. Larry McKinnon at Warren, Minn., Thanksgiving day. Mr. and Mrs. C, D. Lewis Sr.. left Monday on a trip to Chicago to spend a week sight seeing and at- tending the International Livestock Exposition. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Johnson and sons. Timothy and Wallie. spent Thanksgiving with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Carl O. Johnson at Es- mend. Donah Lewis, who spent Thanks- giving at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. D.. Lewis. has re- turned to her studies at UND, Grand Forks. r Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Hanson were Mr. and Mrs. Norman' McPherson and son, Jim, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lylken and Carol" Ann Braund. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Frovarp, Pat, Betty and Jack, of Wahpeton, were ThanksgiDing, day dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Mc- Gilles at Edmore. Mrs, Nell Rinde and sons, Marvin and Ronnie, were Sunday guests at Cando at the home of Mrs. Rinde's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Jorenson. Thanksgivin dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Wang were Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Wang and family, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin ,Peterson and daughter. Yvonne and the Russell Lien family. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hanson, Mr, and Mrs. Norman McPherson and son, James. Mr, and Mrs, Charles indell and sons, Robbie aai ,0hn. Y, were Thanksgiving da nne;( ' uests of Mr. and Mrs. Joe-l_kken Edinburg. 2 Home Games Open Aggle Season The Walsh Aggies open their 1956. 57 bsketball season with a pair of home games this week end Lakota Friday and Cavalier Saturday. "We will be experimenting both nights, letting the entire squad play, tryin to find the best com- binetion." Coach Eddie Otto said to- day. "Right now the first 10 are practically even" The probable startin line-up for Friday has Jerome Enlerth and J.ck Swan,on at forwards. Ronnie Grove nd Rodney Busch at guards, nd Cecil Challv at center. Jim Brandt would most likely have" started at a guard. Otto said. except that he ho been out with an in- footd tooth. Tn commentin on his squad's thanes, in the two games, Otto said, "we hve a good chnnce to cod both .... However." he added "Cava. )ler has a fine team and could give US  surnrise." Who Aie. onen C]as A cnne. tIon next Friday, Dec. 7. at Devils Lake. ELLEN NOVAK ENGAGED Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Novak an- nounce the engagement of their daughter, Ellen Kay, to George W. Hurtt, son of Mrs. Olga Hurtt of rural Hoople. Miss Novak is a stU- dent at the STC, Mayville. The wed- ding date has no% yet been set. Schools Get State Tuition Payments County Supt. A. G. Strand reports that quarterly payments rom the state tuition fund are "being distri- buted among Walsh County schools on the basis of the number of per- sons of school age listed on the hi, ennial census. Of the total, $11,352.00 the sum of $7,000.80 is being sent to graded schools and $4351.20 to one-room rural schools. Topping the list ar Graftcn Dis-. trict No. 3, with $2,510.40 and Petrk River Special district 78 1,1101,60. Other amounts were Ardoch, dis- trict 10, $12720; Minto, district 20, $508.80; Auburn district 29, $1i5.20; Veseleyville district : 36, $Ii5.20; Lankin district 39, $304,80; lIoople special district 42, $499.20; Forest River pecial district , $249.60; Piek district 7, $180.00; Eordville dist. 7. $485.40 Sdinburg special dis- trict 106, $189.60: Sauter district IU, $117.60; Dewey district 20, $81.60;, Adams special district 128, $230.40;