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PAGE FOUR Park River News Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Meagher were in Grand Forks Saturday evening. Guests on Monday at the Ernie Berger home were Mrs. Eddie Skj- erven and Mrs. Dean Skjerven of Grafton. Miss Vera Warner expects to be in St. Paul to spend the holidays at the home of her brother-in-law and sister; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Ellingson. At the Churches PABK RIVER LUTHERAN Pazish Our Saviour&apos;s: Thursday, (today) carol choir rehearses at 3:30, The junior and semor choirs will not rehearse today. Friday: The Sunday School pro- gram lor the upper grades will be glven at 7 p. m. Sunday: Christmas Day Festival service at 9:30 a. m. Sermon theme, "The Good News of a Great Gift." Offerings for the building fund and or the orgamst. A special invitation is extended to friends in the com- munity who have no regular church home or do not have church ser- vices to worship with us. Wednesday 7:30 p. m. Meeting of the Luther League officers, both new and old, together with their advisors. 8 p. m. Volunteers meet to assem- ble "The Parish Visitor.' Pleasant Valley: Monday, Christ- mas service 11 a. m Sunday school program, 8 p. m. Golden Valley: Sunday, Christ- mas service at 11. Tuseday: Christ- mas Sunday school program at 8 p. m. L. E. Smestad, pastor FEDERATED CHUICH No meeting of the Presbyterian Evening aid in December. No Sunday school next Sunday. EDINBURG FREE CHURCH Garfield Sunday school pro- gram Dec. 23. Christmas service on Monday, Dec. 26 at 9:30. St. Peter: Christmas service Sun. Ie. 25, at 9:30. Sunday school pro- gram Monday evening, Dec. 26. Aadalen Chirstmas service Sun. Dec. 25, at 11:15. Joint Sunday School program with Sylvesta on Sunday evening in Fairdale. Hitterdal Christmas program will be given Christmas night. Christmas services Monday, Dec. 26 at lh15. Luther League will help with our Wake Night Service. Parish Note: A hayride for the youth of the community Tuesday, Dec. 27, Come for the fun. L. B. Underbakke, pastor ST. PETER EPISCOPAL Morning worship at 9:45, Special Christmas Eve service be- ginning at 11 p. m. Dec. 24. Rev. S. A. Glasgow, rector BETHEL BAPTIST Henry A. Bober. Pastor Sunday school at i0 a. m. Classes for all ages, Morning worshi at II a. m. Youth Evangelistic service 7:45. Midweek prayer aml Bible study each Wednesday at 8 p. m. in the church. All welcome. ST. MARY'S CATHOLIC Midnight Mass Christmas Eve. Christmas day: Mass and holy com- munion at 10 a. m. HOOPLE CHURCH NEWS Rev. James R. Sonnenberg First Lutheran: Sund@y school program, Fric]ay, Dec. 23, at 7:30. Christmas Eve service at 10:30 p. m. Christmas day, service, 8 a. m. Hvideso: Christmas day service, 9:30 a. m. Park Center: Christmas day ser- vice at I1 a. m. ZIOI, LUTHERAN CHURCH Sunday, Dec. 25:10:30 Christmas worship service. Monday, Dec. 26, 7:30, Sunday school Christmas program. Wed, Dec. 28, 7:30 Luther League Christmas party at home of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Midgarden. South Trinity: Sun. Dec. 25: Wor- ship service, 9 a. m Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2 p. m. Luther League Christmas party at the Ru- dolph Her/son home. Sunday school teachers will ,have their Christmas party at the home of Mr, and Mrs. Millard Torkelon at 7:30. Oliver F Johnson, pastor EDINBURG LUTHERAN" "PAHISH All high school students are in- vited to a caroling party Dec. 22 at 7:30 p, m. Meet at parsonage. Will visit sick and shut-ins and return to parsonage for refreshments. Trinity: Saturday, no confirma- tion classes. Christmas day service, 9:30 a. m. No Sunday school. Christ- mas offerln for Luther Seminary Develoument fund. Odalen: Christmas day service at IId0 a. m. Christmas offerln for Luther Seminary Deve]oument fund If weather is bad, service will be Monday at 9:30. Children s program 8 P. m. Dee..25, Zion. Union--Dec, 25: service 8 a. m, Offertn to Luther minarv Develovment fund. If weather is :. bad, rvce will be held Monday at 11 "0 clock. Robert Bergemn, pastor The Sunday school members of the Federated church had their Christmas tree and program Sun- day afterrioon at the church. Can- dy and nuts were distributed at the close of the afternoon. More than 100 youngsters attend- ed the traditional Christmas tree [and program at St. Mary's Catho- cite church Sunday afternoon. Reci- tations and musical numbers were given and Santa Claus was present to distribute ',ifts, candy and ap- ples. Holiday guests of Mr. a-'d Mrs. I Bert Hardy are their daughters, Kay, a student at the Colie<e of St. Catherine, Sa. Paul, Kcitha, a stu- dent nurse at St. Mary's h,)spital, Minneapolis, their son. De:ne, of St. Paul and their son and dauh- ter-in-law and children, Billie. Bob- hie and Jan Eline. of San Diego, Calif, A Christmas party was given at the girls dormitory of th: Walsh County School for the 18 girls who live there during the school year. A decorated tree was a feature of the event, gifts were exchanged and carols were sung. The girls were served a Christmas dinner with all the trimmings Tuesday at noon. Mesdames L. W. Johnson. Herb Thiele and Jake Mater belatedly report a trukey dinner which was served November 30 for the Order of the Rainbow for Girls at the Masonic temple, The Order now has 19 members and four new ones were initiated at that time. They were Marlene Bjorneby, Marjorie Midgarden, Janice Gillespie and Carol Turner. W COUNTY PRESS PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1955 l George Oaks and Nels Benson left t BANK TO CLOSE Sunday for Washington where they The First State Bank will close at expect to he employed for the win- noon today Thursday) and remain ter. !closed for the day in tribute to Miss Gertrude Spornitz, who pass- Miss Joanne Eyolfson, who is era- ed away Tuesday. She was a mem- ployed as a pharamcist in Miami. l ber of the bank's insurance staff for Fla., has a month's vacation which three and a half years. she is spending here at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Ey- olfson. The Sunday school teachers of the Federated church had a party Thursday evening for children from the third grade and up. On Friday tlaey had a party for children be- low the third grade. Both groups .exchanged gifts, played games and san carols. Lunch was servud at both parties. Mr. and Mrs. L. W, Johnson and children Rieky and Jill. plan to leave Frid:y for Fairfax. Minn., to spend Christmas "with Mrs. John- son's parents, Dr. and Mrs. G. S. Setterstrom. formerly of Park Riv- er. They will also visit with Mr. Johnson's brother-in-law and sister. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Graving. Dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs Alex Parke at their home Dec. 9 were Mrs Helms Bruce. Mrs. Cass Gates and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Parke. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Pettit and children. Jerry and Lila. of Me Ville. were week end guests at the hmc of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar White, I)tu'enI of Mrs. Pettit. ThorlcK Moe is confined to his home in this city, having suffered a sewre ankle strain in a fall while at work on the new addition to the Walsh County School. Mr. and Mrs. O. C, Fursteneau Sunday visitors at the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Everson in Grafton. In the evening they attended the Mrs. Fridjon Thorleifson. Mrs. C. concert given by the Federated E. O'Brien and Mrs. Roland Bate-churchchoir of which Mrs. Everson  FAMILY PLEAN: man were joint hostesses for the is the director.  LDE "--'/ annual Christmas party given for Mr. and Mrs. Earl Erickson and, the women of the Federated church. Larry, of Tacoma, Wash., arrived ] The party was hld Wednesday of Thursday to spend some time with [ last wek at the home of Mrs. Thor- Mrs. Erickson's parents, Mr. and I " leifson. Mrs. John R. Ferguson read Mrs. Edgar White. Mr. Erickson,.i the Ch;rMmas story. Carols were who is in the air force, has a 30-day sung and the group prepared a box leave and will also visit his parents, fr a ]cal family" Lunch was the Mr" and Mrs' Lery Ericksn in this 1 ,'; concluding ] featm'e of the evening, city (00ff -, Please Note FRIDAY SATURDAY . .,,,,,CHRISTMAS O. P. Olson Hdwe "FO WISH YOU A S. Ebbsen Beginning Sunday, January 1, our store will be closed all day Sundays until warm weather. Your cooperation is asked, especially in the matter of refill prescriptions---please try to remember them on Saturdays. New prescriptions--- just dial 22532 and it will be taken care of right away. This is about the only break we get (especially the boss). Thanks and Happy Sundays. Eyoifson Rexall Drug AND ALL OODWISHES To You at Yuletide It's hardly enough to say "Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year" and anay, that sounds kind of stereotyped (spelling?). We wish for you all the blessings, material and spiritual for the next 365 days in particular and the rest of your years as well. It is pleasant to know your people and be able to please them most of the time, We'll try anyway. We wish for you happiness, peace of mind, secur- ity and an abundance of all good things. From all of us at... EYOLFSON DRUG Dial 36751 Park River, N. D. Hoople Lutheran Churches CHRISTMAS SERVICES FIRST LUTHERAN Sunday school program, Friday. Dec. 23 at 7:30 p. m. Christmas Eve: Service 10:30 P. M. Christmas Day Service 8 a. m. HVIDESO -- Sunday school program, Sunday, Dec. 18, 3 p. m. Christmas day service 9:30 a. m. PARK CENTER- Sunday School program Wednesday, Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m. Christmas Day service at 11 a. m. A Blessed Christmas to each and every member and friend of these churches. REV. JAMES R. SONNENBERG ADANT ROAST COFFEE ............... BA, G v v v v v v v v v v v v v v  v FAIRWAY 7 FLAVORS GELATIN DES00IIT00 5 -- 27, STRAWBERRY PURE -m,vn 4 +oz 89, ...... .. GLASSES RYNU$ FOIL WRAP 25, o @ o. 0,0. 4J, ql,,4, 4J Meats BEEF STEAK, Sirloin Ib 55 VEAL STEAK AND CHOPS ........................ Ib 55 PORK SAUSAGE ROLLS Ib 25 LIVER SAUSAGE, Home Made .................... Ib 49 HAMS, Regular Half or Whole ..................... lb. PICNICS, Swift's Premum, Ready to Eat lb. DUCKS, Country Dressed ......................... Ib 39 TURKEYS, GEESE AND 1.UDEFISK Fruit & Vegetables BANANAS, Golden Ripe, TOKAY GRAPES VALENCIA ORANGES RADISHES, Cello Bags TOMATOES Extra Special Three merchandise prizes giv- en every Saturday. A chance with every cash purchase of $2 or more. BURES PRIZES 1st, 50 lbs Flour 2rid Panda 3rd 10 lbs Sugar | Park River, North Dakota 2 Ibs 35 2 Ibs 34 42 2 Tube 19 ! 22571 PAGE FOUR Park River News Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Meagher were in Grand Forks Saturday evening. Guests on Monday at the Ernie Berger home were Mrs. Eddie Skj- erven and Mrs. Dean Skjerven of Grafton. Miss Vera Warner expects to be in St. Paul to spend the holidays at the home of her brother-in-law and sister; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Ellingson. At the Churches PABK RIVER LUTHERAN Pazish Our Saviour's: Thursday, (today) carol choir rehearses at 3:30, The junior and semor choirs will not rehearse today. Friday: The Sunday School pro- gram lor the upper grades will be glven at 7 p. m. Sunday: Christmas Day Festival service at 9:30 a. m. Sermon theme, "The Good News of a Great Gift." Offerings for the building fund and or the orgamst. A special invitation is extended to friends in the com- munity who have no regular church home or do not have church ser- vices to worship with us. Wednesday 7:30 p. m. Meeting of the Luther League officers, both new and old, together with their advisors. 8 p. m. Volunteers meet to assem- ble "The Parish Visitor.' Pleasant Valley: Monday, Christ- mas service 11 a. m Sunday school program, 8 p. m. Golden Valley: Sunday, Christ- mas service at 11. Tuseday: Christ- mas Sunday school program at 8 p. m. L. E. Smestad, pastor FEDERATED CHUICH No meeting of the Presbyterian Evening aid in December. No Sunday school next Sunday. EDINBURG FREE CHURCH Garfield Sunday school pro- gram Dec. 23. Christmas service on Monday, Dec. 26 at 9:30. St. Peter: Christmas service Sun. Ie. 25, at 9:30. Sunday school pro- gram Monday evening, Dec. 26. Aadalen Chirstmas service Sun. Dec. 25, at 11:15. Joint Sunday School program with Sylvesta on Sunday evening in Fairdale. Hitterdal Christmas program will be given Christmas night. Christmas services Monday, Dec. 26 at lh15. Luther League will help with our Wake Night Service. Parish Note: A hayride for the youth of the community Tuesday, Dec. 27, Come for the fun. L. B. Underbakke, pastor ST. PETER EPISCOPAL Morning worship at 9:45, Special Christmas Eve service be- ginning at 11 p. m. Dec. 24. Rev. S. A. Glasgow, rector BETHEL BAPTIST Henry A. Bober. Pastor Sunday school at i0 a. m. Classes for all ages, Morning worshi at II a. m. Youth Evangelistic service 7:45. Midweek prayer aml Bible study each Wednesday at 8 p. m. in the church. All welcome. ST. MARY'S CATHOLIC Midnight Mass Christmas Eve. Christmas day: Mass and holy com- munion at 10 a. m. HOOPLE CHURCH NEWS Rev. James R. Sonnenberg First Lutheran: Sund@y school program, Fric]ay, Dec. 23, at 7:30. Christmas Eve service at 10:30 p. m. Christmas day, service, 8 a. m. Hvideso: Christmas day service, 9:30 a. m. Park Center: Christmas day ser- vice at I1 a. m. ZIOI, LUTHERAN CHURCH Sunday, Dec. 25:10:30 Christmas worship service. Monday, Dec. 26, 7:30, Sunday school Christmas program. Wed, Dec. 28, 7:30 Luther League Christmas party at home of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Midgarden. South Trinity: Sun. Dec. 25: Wor- ship service, 9 a. m Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2 p. m. Luther League Christmas party at the Ru- dolph Her/son home. Sunday school teachers will ,have their Christmas party at the home of Mr, and Mrs. Millard Torkelon at 7:30. Oliver F Johnson, pastor EDINBURG LUTHERAN" "PAHISH All high school students are in- vited to a caroling party Dec. 22 at 7:30 p, m. Meet at parsonage. Will visit sick and shut-ins and return to parsonage for refreshments. Trinity: Saturday, no confirma- tion classes. Christmas day service, 9:30 a. m. No Sunday school. Christ- mas offerln for Luther Seminary Develoument fund. Odalen: Christmas day service at IId0 a. m. Christmas offerln for Luther Seminary Deve]oument fund If weather is bad, service will be Monday at 9:30. Children s program 8 P. m. Dee..25, Zion. Union--Dec, 25: service 8 a. m, Offertn to Luther minarv Develovment fund. If weather is :. bad, rvce will be held Monday at 11 "0 clock. Robert Bergemn, pastor The Sunday school members of the Federated church had their Christmas tree and program Sun- day afterrioon at the church. Can- dy and nuts were distributed at the close of the afternoon. More than 100 youngsters attend- ed the traditional Christmas tree [and program at St. Mary's Catho- cite church Sunday afternoon. Reci- tations and musical numbers were given and Santa Claus was present to distribute ',ifts, candy and ap- ples. Holiday guests of Mr. a-'d Mrs. I Bert Hardy are their daughters, Kay, a student at the Colie<e of St. Catherine, Sa. Paul, Kcitha, a stu- dent nurse at St. Mary's h,)spital, Minneapolis, their son. De:ne, of St. Paul and their son and dauh- ter-in-law and children, Billie. Bob- hie and Jan Eline. of San Diego, Calif, A Christmas party was given at the girls dormitory of th: Walsh County School for the 18 girls who live there during the school year. A decorated tree was a feature of the event, gifts were exchanged and carols were sung. The girls were served a Christmas dinner with all the trimmings Tuesday at noon. Mesdames L. W. Johnson. Herb Thiele and Jake Mater belatedly report a trukey dinner which was served November 30 for the Order of the Rainbow for Girls at the Masonic temple, The Order now has 19 members and four new ones were initiated at that time. They were Marlene Bjorneby, Marjorie Midgarden, Janice Gillespie and Carol Turner. W COUNTY PRESS PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1955 l George Oaks and Nels Benson left t BANK TO CLOSE Sunday for Washington where they The First State Bank will close at expect to he employed for the win- noon today Thursday) and remain ter. !closed for the day in tribute to Miss Gertrude Spornitz, who pass- Miss Joanne Eyolfson, who is era- ed away Tuesday. She was a mem- ployed as a pharamcist in Miami. l ber of the bank's insurance staff for Fla., has a month's vacation which three and a half years. she is spending here at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Ey- olfson. The Sunday school teachers of the Federated church had a party Thursday evening for children from the third grade and up. On Friday tlaey had a party for children be- low the third grade. Both groups .exchanged gifts, played games and san carols. Lunch was servud at both parties. Mr. and Mrs. L. W, Johnson and children Rieky and Jill. plan to leave Frid:y for Fairfax. Minn., to spend Christmas "with Mrs. John- son's parents, Dr. and Mrs. G. S. Setterstrom. formerly of Park Riv- er. They will also visit with Mr. Johnson's brother-in-law and sister. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Graving. Dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs Alex Parke at their home Dec. 9 were Mrs Helms Bruce. Mrs. Cass Gates and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Parke. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Pettit and children. Jerry and Lila. of Me Ville. were week end guests at the hmc of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar White, I)tu'enI of Mrs. Pettit. ThorlcK Moe is confined to his home in this city, having suffered a sewre ankle strain in a fall while at work on the new addition to the Walsh County School. Mr. and Mrs. O. C, Fursteneau Sunday visitors at the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Everson in Grafton. In the evening they attended the Mrs. Fridjon Thorleifson. Mrs. C. concert given by the Federated E. O'Brien and Mrs. Roland Bate-churchchoir of which Mrs. Everson  FAMILY PLEAN: man were joint hostesses for the is the director.  LDE "--'/ annual Christmas party given for Mr. and Mrs. Earl Erickson and, the women of the Federated church. Larry, of Tacoma, Wash., arrived ] The party was hld Wednesday of Thursday to spend some time with [ last wek at the home of Mrs. Thor- Mrs. Erickson's parents, Mr. and I " leifson. Mrs. John R. Ferguson read Mrs. Edgar White. Mr. Erickson,.i the Ch;rMmas story. Carols were who is in the air force, has a 30-day sung and the group prepared a box leave and will also visit his parents, fr a ]cal family" Lunch was the Mr" and Mrs' Lery Ericksn in this 1 ,'; concluding ] featm'e of the evening, city (00ff -, Please Note FRIDAY SATURDAY . .,,,,,CHRISTMAS O. P. Olson Hdwe "FO WISH YOU A S. Ebbsen Beginning Sunday, January 1, our store will be closed all day Sundays until warm weather. Your cooperation is asked, especially in the matter of refill prescriptions---please try to remember them on Saturdays. New prescriptions--- just dial 22532 and it will be taken care of right away. This is about the only break we get (especially the boss). Thanks and Happy Sundays. Eyoifson Rexall Drug AND ALL OODWISHES To You at Yuletide It's hardly enough to say "Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year" and anay, that sounds kind of stereotyped (spelling?). We wish for you all the blessings, material and spiritual for the next 365 days in particular and the rest of your years as well. It is pleasant to know your people and be able to please them most of the time, We'll try anyway. We wish for you happiness, peace of mind, secur- ity and an abundance of all good things. From all of us at... EYOLFSON DRUG Dial 36751 Park River, N. D. Hoople Lutheran Churches CHRISTMAS SERVICES FIRST LUTHERAN Sunday school program, Friday. Dec. 23 at 7:30 p. m. Christmas Eve: Service 10:30 P. M. Christmas Day Service 8 a. m. HVIDESO -- Sunday school program, Sunday, Dec. 18, 3 p. m. Christmas day service 9:30 a. m. PARK CENTER- Sunday School program Wednesday, Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m. Christmas Day service at 11 a. m. A Blessed Christmas to each and every member and friend of these churches. REV. JAMES R. SONNENBERG ADANT ROAST COFFEE ............... BA, G v v v v v v v v v v v v v v  v FAIRWAY 7 FLAVORS GELATIN DES00IIT00 5 -- 27, STRAWBERRY PURE -m,vn 4 +oz 89, ...... .. GLASSES RYNU$ FOIL WRAP 25, o @ o. 0,0. 4J, ql,,4, 4J Meats BEEF STEAK, Sirloin Ib 55 VEAL STEAK AND CHOPS ........................ Ib 55 PORK SAUSAGE ROLLS Ib 25 LIVER SAUSAGE, Home Made .................... Ib 49 HAMS, Regular Half or Whole ..................... lb. PICNICS, Swift's Premum, Ready to Eat lb. DUCKS, Country Dressed ......................... Ib 39 TURKEYS, GEESE AND 1.UDEFISK Fruit & Vegetables BANANAS, Golden Ripe, TOKAY GRAPES VALENCIA ORANGES RADISHES, Cello Bags TOMATOES Extra Special Three merchandise prizes giv- en every Saturday. A chance with every cash purchase of $2 or more. BURES PRIZES 1st, 50 lbs Flour 2rid Panda 3rd 10 lbs Sugar | Park River, North Dakota 2 Ibs 35 2 Ibs 34 42 2 Tube 19 ! 22571