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PAGE SIX WALSH CO PRlgSS, PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA THURSDAY DECEMBER News Items The club T been informed, of Edinburg held the annual Christ- William Gemrnil left last week to mas party, Dec. 13, at the Edward spend the winter at Seaside, Ore. Hall home. Husbands of the club members were guests. Carols were sung and games were played. Mrs. Sig Rimestad received the punctu- ality prize and the men's prize was given to Rev. Robert Bergson. The gifts were exchanged and a pot luck lunch was served. Mrs. John Geston. who spent sev- eral months with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Rasmu,sen and family at Denver, Colo., has returned home. Her sons, Steve and Magnus, went to Denver to bring her home. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Iaug. and Tom Haug of Bagley, Minn., were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Haug Dec. 5. Mrs. Norman Brunsvold and chil- dren, Susan and Stuart, visited at the Halvor Langerud home at Hoop- le Monday, Dee. 13. Mrs. Oscar Johnson of Portland, Oregon, is vis- iting there a few days. Christ Alfei returned Friday from Detroit, Mich., where he had been visiting relatives for two weeks. Gene Ellingson, who is in ,Japan, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Bakken, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Brunsvold and children visited at the Henry Jack- son home at Hoople Wednesday night. Miss Janice Foseide, a student at Oak Grove high school at Fargo spent the week end with her par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Foseide. Mrs. Ernest Nelson and Mrs. Nor- man Brunsvold were guests at the Joe Hallgrimson home at Milton Dec. 3. Arthur Peterson was an appen- dectomy patient at St. Ansgar's hos- pital in Park River last week. Dur- ing his absence Ed Moe substituted as driver of the Farmers Union oil truck. Sander Sanderson purchased the hotel in Edinburg from Mrs. Wil- burt Hanson of Portland, Oreg. o Oo Honor Pastor and Mrs. Bervig At the regular meeting of Gar- field Luther League Sunday eve- ning, Dec. 12, Rev. and Mrs. Arthur Bervig, who are leaving the parish, were honored at a farewell party. Leonard Chrlstopherson led the is expected to return soon and will devotion and the program consisted be discharged from the army, his lot a duet by John Christopherson mother, Mrs. Mabel Ellingson, has I and Rueben Windingland. a reading To our many friends at Christmas time... We wish to express our appreciation of our long association and to say thanks for your continued patrongel . . . May your holiday be merry and laden with blessings.... Farmers Elevator that you may enjoy A Very Merit Chr-btmas! by Harold Johnson, a song by the men's quartet and a film entitled "The Madagassy StoIy." The program honoring the pastor and his wife was held in the church parlors.. Lawrence Windingland sang a solo and a duet was sung by LSretta Windingland and Rosalie Chrlstenson. Odrey Madland and Mrs. Selmer Olson, spoke on be- half of the Luther League and the ladies aid, respectively. George Berg, who acted as maser of cere- i monies spoke for the congregation and presented Rev. and Mrs. Ber- I vig with a gift of money. A cake decorated by Mrs. Christ Sundvor was also presented to the couple. . Both responded with thanks. Rev. I Robert Bergson gave a short talk and the program closed with the singing of the hymn "God Be With You Till We Meet Again." I Rev. Bervig has accepted a call to l a church at Montevideo. Minn,, and the family will move there about Jan. 1. Mrs. Meistad presided for the meeting at which Rev. C. M. Han- son of Minneapolis, spoke. Rev. Hanson is head of the minority missions of the E. L. C., and also heads the Zion Society of Israel. Rev. Arthur Bergson led the de- votions and Mrs. Bergeson played a piano solo. Reports of the five cir- cles of the aid were given and hymns were sung. The members were named for the 1955 circles and these are as follows: Dorcas circle (to serve in Jan- uary and July): Mrs. Lloyd Gire. Mrs. Clarence Jensen, Mrs. Pete Mc- Ewen, Mrs. C. E. Peterson, Mrs. Einar Myrdal, Mrs. Sig Gire. Mrs. Vernon Hall, Mrs. Leonard Jensen, Mrs. Herman Brevik, alga anc Mabel Frovarp, Mrs. Ida Sander- son, Mrs. Henry Gullingsrud, Mrs. Josephine Shuley, Mrs. Enoch Swenson. Mary circle (to serve in ebru- ary and August): Mrs. John Rohrer, Mrs. Norris Gutterud. Mrs. John t o 0 o Hall. Mrs. Oluf Olson. Mrs. Eddie Trhy Aid Elects Officers Stenerson. Mrs. Ole Brandvold, Mrs. Meeting at the church Dec. 9, the i Kasper OlsorL Mrs. Ted Rike, Mrs. Trinity Lutheran ladies aid re- ] Joe Anderson Jr. Mrs. Fingal Fin- elected Mrs. William Melstad prest- arson, Mrs. Leonard Rustan. Mrs. dent. Other officers are Mrs. L. S. Kermit Seim. Mrs. Harlan Thorlac- Jensen, vice president; Mrs. Stan- ius. Mrs. Around Steen. Mrs. James ley Stenerson. secretary, Mrs, Ed- Kivle. ward Hall. treasurer, t Priscilla circle (to serve in March ] May the blessings of ' " . Hardy's Garage A HEART-FELT SENTIMENT TEis time of year, as we count q our blessings, we always recall  faithful friends. To our many those of you whom we were honored to serve, and helped us - $ A VERY MERe CHRISTMAS ' Larson's Cafe and September): Mrs. Orlin Nelson, Mrs. Sander Sanderson, Mrs. Allen Sanderson, Mrs. Merlin Fingarson, Mrs. ale Rike, Mrs'. alga Swenson, Mrs. Reberdia Wallum, Mrs. Adrian Lerud, Mrs. Gen Laithwaite, Mrs. Sundry Troftgruben, Miranda An- derson, Mrs. Bennie Setness, Mrs. John Evenson, Mrs. Anion Johan- son, Mrs. Tillie Stenerson. Ruth circle (to serve in April and October): Mrs. WiUiam Melstad, Mrs. John Swanson. Mrs. Peter Fin- garson, Mrs. Halvor Brevik. Mrs. Neri Evenson. Mrs. Joe Geston, Mrs. Ivah Johnson. Mrs. Anna Rus- tan, Mrs. Hjalmer Lowe, Mrs. Ver- ner Brevlk, Mrs. Alma Jensen, Mrs. Paul Bjorneby, Mrs. Nellie Esp- tvedt Mrs. Helleck Nerison, Mrs. Selmer Evenson. Rebecca circle (to serve in May and November): Mrs. Frank Wylie, Mrs. Harry Rustan, Mrs. Oscar Rus- tan, Mrs. Edward Hall, Mrs. Herbert Folson. Mrs. Helge Rustan and girls, Mrs. Roy Levang, Mrs. Oscar Haug, Mrs. Stanley Stenerson, Mrs. Sig Rimestad. Mrs. Norman Bror- son. Mrs. Ragnar Johnson Mrs. N. Ordahl, Mrs. Mary Lee, lrs. Mun- di Benjaminson. The Kenneth Van Rueden family will spend Christmas in Duluth at Mrs. Van Rueden's parental home. Park River Mr. and Mrs. Alex Ford and ily planned to leave Grand Forks to spend the home of Mrs. Ford's Mrs. Anton Erickson. Mr. and Mrs. Fridjon and Kathy will go to Gardar with Mr. Thorleifson's father, Thorleifson and on Christmas will be with Mrs. Thorleifson's ents at Mountain. Mrs. Robert Bruce and Mrs. is Swenson were in St. week to attend the funeral of brother-in-law. Carl W. They made the trip by car turned home Wednesday night. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Erickson son, Larry, of Tacoma, Wash., spending 30 days here with the gar White and Leroy Erickson ilies. Mr. Erickson is in the and is stationed at McChord base near Tacoma. Duncan and Alex Meagher city and Henry Monson of turned Tuesday of last week a hunting trip to Ennis, They brought back three elk two deer. They report that they excellent roads and no snow on trip. 4 OUR VERY BEST WISHES TO YOU t t FOR A HAPPY t | Silliman Implement Co. May your Christmas be filled to overflowing with Joy and Happiness! Malde & Sharpe Hardware PAGE SIX WALSH CO PRlgSS, PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA THURSDAY DECEMBER News Items The club T been informed, of Edinburg held the annual Christ- William Gemrnil left last week to mas party, Dec. 13, at the Edward spend the winter at Seaside, Ore. Hall home. Husbands of the club members were guests. Carols were sung and games were played. Mrs. Sig Rimestad received the punctu- ality prize and the men's prize was given to Rev. Robert Bergson. The gifts were exchanged and a pot luck lunch was served. Mrs. John Geston. who spent sev- eral months with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Rasmu,sen and family at Denver, Colo., has returned home. Her sons, Steve and Magnus, went to Denver to bring her home. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Iaug. and Tom Haug of Bagley, Minn., were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Haug Dec. 5. Mrs. Norman Brunsvold and chil- dren, Susan and Stuart, visited at the Halvor Langerud home at Hoop- le Monday, Dee. 13. Mrs. Oscar Johnson of Portland, Oregon, is vis- iting there a few days. Christ Alfei returned Friday from Detroit, Mich., where he had been visiting relatives for two weeks. Gene Ellingson, who is in ,Japan, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Bakken, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Brunsvold and children visited at the Henry Jack- son home at Hoople Wednesday night. Miss Janice Foseide, a student at Oak Grove high school at Fargo spent the week end with her par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Foseide. Mrs. Ernest Nelson and Mrs. Nor- man Brunsvold were guests at the Joe Hallgrimson home at Milton Dec. 3. Arthur Peterson was an appen- dectomy patient at St. Ansgar's hos- pital in Park River last week. Dur- ing his absence Ed Moe substituted as driver of the Farmers Union oil truck. Sander Sanderson purchased the hotel in Edinburg from Mrs. Wil- burt Hanson of Portland, Oreg. o Oo Honor Pastor and Mrs. Bervig At the regular meeting of Gar- field Luther League Sunday eve- ning, Dec. 12, Rev. and Mrs. Arthur Bervig, who are leaving the parish, were honored at a farewell party. Leonard Chrlstopherson led the is expected to return soon and will devotion and the program consisted be discharged from the army, his lot a duet by John Christopherson mother, Mrs. Mabel Ellingson, has I and Rueben Windingland. a reading To our many friends at Christmas time... We wish to express our appreciation of our long association and to say thanks for your continued patrongel . . . May your holiday be merry and laden with blessings.... Farmers Elevator that you may enjoy A Very Merit Chr-btmas! by Harold Johnson, a song by the men's quartet and a film entitled "The Madagassy StoIy." The program honoring the pastor and his wife was held in the church parlors.. Lawrence Windingland sang a solo and a duet was sung by LSretta Windingland and Rosalie Chrlstenson. Odrey Madland and Mrs. Selmer Olson, spoke on be- half of the Luther League and the ladies aid, respectively. George Berg, who acted as maser of cere- i monies spoke for the congregation and presented Rev. and Mrs. Ber- I vig with a gift of money. A cake decorated by Mrs. Christ Sundvor was also presented to the couple. . Both responded with thanks. Rev. I Robert Bergson gave a short talk and the program closed with the singing of the hymn "God Be With You Till We Meet Again." I Rev. Bervig has accepted a call to l a church at Montevideo. Minn,, and the family will move there about Jan. 1. Mrs. Meistad presided for the meeting at which Rev. C. M. Han- son of Minneapolis, spoke. Rev. Hanson is head of the minority missions of the E. L. C., and also heads the Zion Society of Israel. Rev. Arthur Bergson led the de- votions and Mrs. Bergeson played a piano solo. Reports of the five cir- cles of the aid were given and hymns were sung. The members were named for the 1955 circles and these are as follows: Dorcas circle (to serve in Jan- uary and July): Mrs. Lloyd Gire. Mrs. Clarence Jensen, Mrs. Pete Mc- Ewen, Mrs. C. E. Peterson, Mrs. Einar Myrdal, Mrs. Sig Gire. Mrs. Vernon Hall, Mrs. Leonard Jensen, Mrs. Herman Brevik, alga anc Mabel Frovarp, Mrs. Ida Sander- son, Mrs. Henry Gullingsrud, Mrs. Josephine Shuley, Mrs. Enoch Swenson. Mary circle (to serve in ebru- ary and August): Mrs. John Rohrer, Mrs. Norris Gutterud. Mrs. John t o 0 o Hall. Mrs. Oluf Olson. Mrs. Eddie Trhy Aid Elects Officers Stenerson. Mrs. Ole Brandvold, Mrs. Meeting at the church Dec. 9, the i Kasper OlsorL Mrs. Ted Rike, Mrs. Trinity Lutheran ladies aid re- ] Joe Anderson Jr. Mrs. Fingal Fin- elected Mrs. William Melstad prest- arson, Mrs. Leonard Rustan. Mrs. dent. Other officers are Mrs. L. S. Kermit Seim. Mrs. Harlan Thorlac- Jensen, vice president; Mrs. Stan- ius. Mrs. Around Steen. Mrs. James ley Stenerson. secretary, Mrs, Ed- Kivle. ward Hall. treasurer, t Priscilla circle (to serve in March ] May the blessings of ' " . Hardy's Garage A HEART-FELT SENTIMENT TEis time of year, as we count q our blessings, we always recall  faithful friends. To our many those of you whom we were honored to serve, and helped us - $ A VERY MERe CHRISTMAS ' Larson's Cafe and September): Mrs. Orlin Nelson, Mrs. Sander Sanderson, Mrs. Allen Sanderson, Mrs. Merlin Fingarson, Mrs. ale Rike, Mrs'. alga Swenson, Mrs. Reberdia Wallum, Mrs. Adrian Lerud, Mrs. Gen Laithwaite, Mrs. Sundry Troftgruben, Miranda An- derson, Mrs. Bennie Setness, Mrs. John Evenson, Mrs. Anion Johan- son, Mrs. Tillie Stenerson. Ruth circle (to serve in April and October): Mrs. WiUiam Melstad, Mrs. John Swanson. Mrs. Peter Fin- garson, Mrs. Halvor Brevik. Mrs. Neri Evenson. Mrs. Joe Geston, Mrs. Ivah Johnson. Mrs. Anna Rus- tan, Mrs. Hjalmer Lowe, Mrs. Ver- ner Brevlk, Mrs. Alma Jensen, Mrs. Paul Bjorneby, Mrs. Nellie Esp- tvedt Mrs. Helleck Nerison, Mrs. Selmer Evenson. Rebecca circle (to serve in May and November): Mrs. Frank Wylie, Mrs. Harry Rustan, Mrs. Oscar Rus- tan, Mrs. Edward Hall, Mrs. Herbert Folson. Mrs. Helge Rustan and girls, Mrs. Roy Levang, Mrs. Oscar Haug, Mrs. Stanley Stenerson, Mrs. Sig Rimestad. Mrs. Norman Bror- son. Mrs. Ragnar Johnson Mrs. N. Ordahl, Mrs. Mary Lee, lrs. Mun- di Benjaminson. The Kenneth Van Rueden family will spend Christmas in Duluth at Mrs. Van Rueden's parental home. Park River Mr. and Mrs. Alex Ford and ily planned to leave Grand Forks to spend the home of Mrs. Ford's Mrs. Anton Erickson. Mr. and Mrs. Fridjon and Kathy will go to Gardar with Mr. Thorleifson's father, Thorleifson and on Christmas will be with Mrs. Thorleifson's ents at Mountain. Mrs. Robert Bruce and Mrs. is Swenson were in St. week to attend the funeral of brother-in-law. Carl W. They made the trip by car turned home Wednesday night. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Erickson son, Larry, of Tacoma, Wash., spending 30 days here with the gar White and Leroy Erickson ilies. Mr. Erickson is in the and is stationed at McChord base near Tacoma. Duncan and Alex Meagher city and Henry Monson of turned Tuesday of last week a hunting trip to Ennis, They brought back three elk two deer. They report that they excellent roads and no snow on trip. 4 OUR VERY BEST WISHES TO YOU t t FOR A HAPPY t | Silliman Implement Co. May your Christmas be filled to overflowing with Joy and Happiness! Malde & Sharpe Hardware