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WALSH COUNTY PRESS, PARK RIVER, NOR DAKOTA THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, STOPS o..d 00ro** oow. o* 00ot00.o00*eoe*00e 00oo*oe00, deaths of 3 people with whom we'd past week I have had at least two O o O Mr. and Mrs. George Widme of the third grade Brownie troop been closely associated about 25 outanding evidences that this is It was Jesus, Himself, who said: Park River announce the engage-!their Christmas party at the years ago. Although we had not "Suffer children to come unto Me, meat and approaching marriage oft of their leader, Mrs. Gilbert kept contact with them for some true. For several years The Press and forbid them not: for such is the their "daughter, Marjorie, to Ron- I Carols were sung and gifts Whew! Am I ever worn to a time, the news of their deaths has office has been a depository for kingdom of God." R ald Vavrovsky, son of Mr, and Mrs.  exchanged. The hostess served re- nerves jangled and dead added a somber note to my festive gifts to be given to less fortunate , Tim Vavrovsky, Park River. l freshments. course,InI'mthera wreck.WrdS'But,mYwhoWn'cares?f spirit, families at Christmas time. This Hospital Auxiliary ,] rm gooey with Christmas spirit and o O o year we are doing it again. A man, pleased as punch that I went on Somehow there seems to be came in Saturday and said because Glees Work Report .. that shopping expedition I mention- nothing colder than a beautiful God had been good to him this year Mrs. M. B. Overbye, president of ed was coming up last week end. It Christmas card from an old friend he wanted to show his appreciation St. Ansgar's hospital auxiliary sub- i  :" was so much fun. I don't see how bearing only his first name  by sharing his worldly goods with mits the following report of work *t, I 'could have regarded it with so printed formally at the bottom of a somebody The'hadn't been so well much apprehension seven days ago. blank, white page. It always makes remembered. He went out and done by the auxiliary and materials * and equipment provided for the  me feel like somebody dropped a bought a large box of groceries, hospital by the organization. Total O o O o piece of ice down my back when I asking that it be given to a family cost of the year's work from Jan. 1,  **u The last parcel has been sent get one like that. On the other hand, with children. 1954 to Jan. 1, 1955 is $1,163.96. merrily on its way and even the I got a card the other day from a . cards I was sure never would be young woman I hadn't heard from o O o Linens ................ $689.87 12 folding chairs for heap. - $56.92 6 easy chairs for patients' Another shining example of the ! ...... . mailed have been entrusted to for more than a year and it was so i Uncle Sam and all week long I've cordial and friendly I put her down true spirit of Christmas was action been getting cards from friends and taken by a group of local women in rooms $289.92  **'* relatives from here, there and every- on my shopping list and sent her a .............. cute apron as a gift. It just goes to the midst of their own festive hell- Christmas decorations and day observance. Someone mention- gifts to hospital ........ 18.50 a where. Since I got so well caught show ya how reactions of one kind ed a tiny girl (age 6) who is sweet Birthday gifts to patients 8.00 ot. up on my own Christmas chores. __ or another can set in just from a and lovely but her home circum- Gift table & refinishing it 76.04 there has been time even to dash Christmas card. -- out and send a card to the ones who o O o stances are such she hasn't had Blood Shaker .............. 24.71 had not been on mp original list Living alone and being practical- proper clothing or food. This group and from whom I recived a card. ly void of Christmas spirit a week of matrons set the wheels in motion TOTAL $1163.96 You know how it is. Just when you ago, I mentioned to several that that will give that child a brighter   .i think you're all through, along there would be no tree or other dec-and happier Christmas than she Mrs. Horace Seneeal of Pisek re- i "% -- comes a card from that old pal, Joe orations at my house this year. has ever had. I am proud to be as- ceived the doll given away at the Blow, that you shoulda oughta re- Well, sir, once the Christmas spirit, sociated with women who are will- hospital last Sunday. membered in the first place, but Which must have been in the state ing to share what they have in so The hospital auxiliary wilt not didn't. Most years these folks just of ferment in my heart all along, generous a manner. This is the true meet in January or February but have to get along, but this year I'm really began to work, I went all out splrit of Christmas and I know all will resume regular meetings the Prom Santa's pack fo you right on the beam atd am missing and the apartment has never been concerned will be happier for hay- second Friday in March. nobody who sends me a card. " so festive as it is this Christmas.  our many friends and customers, O O o Dressing a Yule tree is s labor of P00RSONAL NDORSMNT , This reminds me of incidents of love that should be shared with q bounty of good wishes for years gone by. My late husband had somebody close to you, In the ab- Dear Folks: all the many joys of the gay. a wide circle of acquaintances and genre of family, pick out i congen- it wasn't uncommon for him to re- ial friend as I did and get busy. Once in a great while an unassuming int011igent and gen- HOLIDAY SEASON ceive a couple hundred cards from While the ga! who helped me didn't uinely warming motion picture comes alg. When it does, I ' all parts of the state and elsewhere, always see eye to eye wtih me on feel it is my privilege to pass the news on to you, giving it my '"* : " O State officials from the governor on the placing of the various orna- highest recommendation. Such a film is M-G-M's "Her Twelve * down always sent him a card and meats etc.. we agreed we hadn't Men" starring Greer Garson, Robert Ryan and Barry Sullivan. fromthen aSBillnoW,andWeLydiaalWaySLanger.gOt aWell.card had so much tUne ofroa long time. It's in the tradition of "Stars In My Crown" and "Going My one year, I recall, they came so Christmas tree decorations surely Way," yet is delightful in a new and unique manner. Melvin's Store for Me. thick and fast, we just put 'em in a have changed in recent years. Back "Her Twelve Men" is a story about a professor with a box intending to look at them later, when we were on the farm before gleam in his eye, a Texan with a million in his wallet and ten The later proved to be the next REA, we had some wax candles to terrific untamed.young males with one idea between them Christmas and what surprises we light the thing. They fastened onto - got. Inclosed in one was a $5 bill i the branches with a small tin clip and how they all feel for the same charming school teacher. some joker had borrowed from hob and if you didn't get it just right, It is adapted from the frenzied, fascinating tale in the Oenteuday h was caught short and he I the flame might set the tree on fire Ladies Home Journal by Louise Baker that made millions ned " "n a Chritsmas card all or if the candle tipped a bit, thewax aglow with sentiment and tinsel, dripped all over the packages or the chortle with pleasure when it appeared. oOo floor below. Instead of the expen- "Her Twelve Men" is suitable for every member of your In several were letters telling bits give, gorgeous balls and other gad- family. It is photographed in glowing color. It's a story with of news such as the birth of twins gets tq be had now 3 days, we used heart . . . about a teacherand the wild bunch of boys who to a couple who had been childless to have some sad looking ropes of learn to love her, just as you will Greer Garson's grandest pic- for at least a dozen years. I've often tinsel looped about the tree. Some- ture! wondered what these good people times we strung popcorn and cran- THURS, AND XMAS Day Dec, 23-25 thought of us for being so unre- berries and put these on the tree. You'll feel just fine when you see "Her Twelve Men" - sponsive to such startling news bits One year. I recall, we made daisy which we are showing on Sunday, Monday, Dec. 26-27 at The ] Continuous Showing and inclosures in their cards. It put chains out of colored paper at LYRIC THEATRE. CLOSED XMAS I:VE  XMAS DAY from 2:30 us inca difficult position too, be- school for our tree. No matter what Very truly yours, - -- cause.it certainly wouldn't look we had n'it, we always thought ClNEMAS " good to come out and admit that OUR tree was the most beautiful FAYE PEDERSON, mEMst, S  you o]ened a friend's card a whole one around. And it was. Assistant Manager :: year after he sent it. A person o O o would certainly lose face {as the I Decorations, trees, gifts and all Japanese say) doing that. None of t that are wonderful externals, but I (/,, _./n (uF ou Sinv. fmnf : RILYN BETTY .. that this year. I can tell you. Every hope the warmth and generosity is o00ned .00efuU00 .=.t- th-t develo,,s in the hea00 of .eople ,:MONROE- GRABLE inized am ' it comes in. I like those everywhere as the Christmas season that brtn a brief message so you draws nearer includes something of For Your Patronage, , LAUREN BACALL _ can keep in 1ouch with family the true meaning of Christmas. i { -- - "  happenings during the year. Two That is to honor and revere the in- And your Good will... I]  W(lrff_l,  thatas I readCamethetdaYwrittenStppedinclosures.me shortone thanfant Jesus.1900 bOrnyearsatago.BethlehemunlessmOreyou We hope you find as .Z ..... -....o: :: :.::::+ . ,,::.:: .:: was from a high school classmate, I]pay homage to Him. you've missed much pleasure from out 2 Continuous about my age, saying she was ex- the boat in observing Christmas as SUN==MON= DEC= 26- Sunday from 2:30 peering the arrival of her second;it should be observed, greeting to you---as we great grandchild. Think of that! The  That it is more blessed to give do in extending k: THERE'S A WONDERFUL FEELING '@OO@'t'OOOO't'OO"t"t''OOOO't't'OO" "-  : :  A MERRY CHRISTMAS' ABOUT THIS PICTURE!   . !  ! [t's a story-with-a-heart about a teacher (like : ** ,, S all the kids loved...because she loved them all 1 the one you've never forgotten) a teacher that Kelly's Barber Shop" ' Fine Family Entertainment From M-G-it | | To All " - - - _. i* e ! HER '"   . BARBARA LAWRENCE- JF AP, HESS I THOMPSON TiM COH$iDIflE  .,y w WLLiAM RoBins i " i  spirit of Christmas  iOHH HOUSEMAN M U- rr. light your future, All year we say Hi! Hello! Goodbye Now we add two words that always pull at your heart strings-- and bring you the many .  Never lose their warmth or magic blessings of friendship to  '* .:. MERRY CHRISTMAS! =v,OT-'-"= illuminate this happy season. "* WED THURS. DEC. 28-29-30 . o . The children, with natural enjoyment for all good JOAN CRAWFORD. STERLING HAYDEN :-I':" ":" things, inspire you to be radiant and happy as only they "JOHNNY GUITAR" ,.,t, =,. e + can be. e; JOAN'S GREATEST TRIUMPH IN WESTERN DRAMA ' i l MERRY CHRISTMAS to all children everywhere. SATURDAY, DEC. 31 To all fathers and mothers. To dear friends, far and near. To the butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker. CONTINUOUS SHOWING NEW YEAR'S DAY STARTING AT 2:30 - 4:40 - 6:45 - 8:45 ,  To those who make Christmas for others all year by kind words and deeds .... 0 N E... d Z00A/r'O#/ MERRY CHRISTMAS! p. S. My Wife wrote this, greeting. 2 P. S. We also sell drugs Overbye Furniture Corn ...and Christmas gffts. L_Ted. EyOI.FSON'S WALSH COUNTY PRESS, PARK RIVER, NOR DAKOTA THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, STOPS o..d 00ro** oow. o* 00ot00.o00*eoe*00e 00oo*oe00, deaths of 3 people with whom we'd past week I have had at least two O o O Mr. and Mrs. George Widme of the third grade Brownie troop been closely associated about 25 outanding evidences that this is It was Jesus, Himself, who said: Park River announce the engage-!their Christmas party at the years ago. Although we had not "Suffer children to come unto Me, meat and approaching marriage oft of their leader, Mrs. Gilbert kept contact with them for some true. For several years The Press and forbid them not: for such is the their "daughter, Marjorie, to Ron- I Carols were sung and gifts Whew! Am I ever worn to a time, the news of their deaths has office has been a depository for kingdom of God." R ald Vavrovsky, son of Mr, and Mrs.  exchanged. The hostess served re- nerves jangled and dead added a somber note to my festive gifts to be given to less fortunate , Tim Vavrovsky, Park River. l freshments. course,InI'mthera wreck.WrdS'But,mYwhoWn'cares?f spirit, families at Christmas time. This Hospital Auxiliary ,] rm gooey with Christmas spirit and o O o year we are doing it again. A man, pleased as punch that I went on Somehow there seems to be came in Saturday and said because Glees Work Report .. that shopping expedition I mention- nothing colder than a beautiful God had been good to him this year Mrs. M. B. Overbye, president of ed was coming up last week end. It Christmas card from an old friend he wanted to show his appreciation St. Ansgar's hospital auxiliary sub- i  :" was so much fun. I don't see how bearing only his first name  by sharing his worldly goods with mits the following report of work *t, I 'could have regarded it with so printed formally at the bottom of a somebody The'hadn't been so well much apprehension seven days ago. blank, white page. It always makes remembered. He went out and done by the auxiliary and materials * and equipment provided for the  me feel like somebody dropped a bought a large box of groceries, hospital by the organization. Total O o O o piece of ice down my back when I asking that it be given to a family cost of the year's work from Jan. 1,  **u The last parcel has been sent get one like that. On the other hand, with children. 1954 to Jan. 1, 1955 is $1,163.96. merrily on its way and even the I got a card the other day from a . cards I was sure never would be young woman I hadn't heard from o O o Linens ................ $689.87 12 folding chairs for heap. - $56.92 6 easy chairs for patients' Another shining example of the ! ...... . mailed have been entrusted to for more than a year and it was so i Uncle Sam and all week long I've cordial and friendly I put her down true spirit of Christmas was action been getting cards from friends and taken by a group of local women in rooms $289.92  **'* relatives from here, there and every- on my shopping list and sent her a .............. cute apron as a gift. It just goes to the midst of their own festive hell- Christmas decorations and day observance. Someone mention- gifts to hospital ........ 18.50 a where. Since I got so well caught show ya how reactions of one kind ed a tiny girl (age 6) who is sweet Birthday gifts to patients 8.00 ot. up on my own Christmas chores. __ or another can set in just from a and lovely but her home circum- Gift table & refinishing it 76.04 there has been time even to dash Christmas card. -- out and send a card to the ones who o O o stances are such she hasn't had Blood Shaker .............. 24.71 had not been on mp original list Living alone and being practical- proper clothing or food. This group and from whom I recived a card. ly void of Christmas spirit a week of matrons set the wheels in motion TOTAL $1163.96 You know how it is. Just when you ago, I mentioned to several that that will give that child a brighter   .i think you're all through, along there would be no tree or other dec-and happier Christmas than she Mrs. Horace Seneeal of Pisek re- i "% -- comes a card from that old pal, Joe orations at my house this year. has ever had. I am proud to be as- ceived the doll given away at the Blow, that you shoulda oughta re- Well, sir, once the Christmas spirit, sociated with women who are will- hospital last Sunday. membered in the first place, but Which must have been in the state ing to share what they have in so The hospital auxiliary wilt not didn't. Most years these folks just of ferment in my heart all along, generous a manner. This is the true meet in January or February but have to get along, but this year I'm really began to work, I went all out splrit of Christmas and I know all will resume regular meetings the Prom Santa's pack fo you right on the beam atd am missing and the apartment has never been concerned will be happier for hay- second Friday in March. nobody who sends me a card. " so festive as it is this Christmas.  our many friends and customers, O O o Dressing a Yule tree is s labor of P00RSONAL NDORSMNT , This reminds me of incidents of love that should be shared with q bounty of good wishes for years gone by. My late husband had somebody close to you, In the ab- Dear Folks: all the many joys of the gay. a wide circle of acquaintances and genre of family, pick out i congen- it wasn't uncommon for him to re- ial friend as I did and get busy. Once in a great while an unassuming int011igent and gen- HOLIDAY SEASON ceive a couple hundred cards from While the ga! who helped me didn't uinely warming motion picture comes alg. When it does, I ' all parts of the state and elsewhere, always see eye to eye wtih me on feel it is my privilege to pass the news on to you, giving it my '"* : " O State officials from the governor on the placing of the various orna- highest recommendation. Such a film is M-G-M's "Her Twelve * down always sent him a card and meats etc.. we agreed we hadn't Men" starring Greer Garson, Robert Ryan and Barry Sullivan. fromthen aSBillnoW,andWeLydiaalWaySLanger.gOt aWell.card had so much tUne ofroa long time. It's in the tradition of "Stars In My Crown" and "Going My one year, I recall, they came so Christmas tree decorations surely Way," yet is delightful in a new and unique manner. Melvin's Store for Me. thick and fast, we just put 'em in a have changed in recent years. Back "Her Twelve Men" is a story about a professor with a box intending to look at them later, when we were on the farm before gleam in his eye, a Texan with a million in his wallet and ten The later proved to be the next REA, we had some wax candles to terrific untamed.young males with one idea between them Christmas and what surprises we light the thing. They fastened onto - got. Inclosed in one was a $5 bill i the branches with a small tin clip and how they all feel for the same charming school teacher. some joker had borrowed from hob and if you didn't get it just right, It is adapted from the frenzied, fascinating tale in the Oenteuday h was caught short and he I the flame might set the tree on fire Ladies Home Journal by Louise Baker that made millions ned " "n a Chritsmas card all or if the candle tipped a bit, thewax aglow with sentiment and tinsel, dripped all over the packages or the chortle with pleasure when it appeared. oOo floor below. Instead of the expen- "Her Twelve Men" is suitable for every member of your In several were letters telling bits give, gorgeous balls and other gad- family. It is photographed in glowing color. It's a story with of news such as the birth of twins gets tq be had now 3 days, we used heart . . . about a teacherand the wild bunch of boys who to a couple who had been childless to have some sad looking ropes of learn to love her, just as you will Greer Garson's grandest pic- for at least a dozen years. I've often tinsel looped about the tree. Some- ture! wondered what these good people times we strung popcorn and cran- THURS, AND XMAS Day Dec, 23-25 thought of us for being so unre- berries and put these on the tree. You'll feel just fine when you see "Her Twelve Men" - sponsive to such startling news bits One year. I recall, we made daisy which we are showing on Sunday, Monday, Dec. 26-27 at The ] Continuous Showing and inclosures in their cards. It put chains out of colored paper at LYRIC THEATRE. CLOSED XMAS I:VE  XMAS DAY from 2:30 us inca difficult position too, be- school for our tree. No matter what Very truly yours, - -- cause.it certainly wouldn't look we had n'it, we always thought ClNEMAS " good to come out and admit that OUR tree was the most beautiful FAYE PEDERSON, mEMst, S  you o]ened a friend's card a whole one around. And it was. Assistant Manager :: year after he sent it. A person o O o would certainly lose face {as the I Decorations, trees, gifts and all Japanese say) doing that. None of t that are wonderful externals, but I (/,, _./n (uF ou Sinv. fmnf : RILYN BETTY .. that this year. I can tell you. Every hope the warmth and generosity is o00ned .00efuU00 .=.t- th-t develo,,s in the hea00 of .eople ,:MONROE- GRABLE inized am ' it comes in. I like those everywhere as the Christmas season that brtn a brief message so you draws nearer includes something of For Your Patronage, , LAUREN BACALL _ can keep in 1ouch with family the true meaning of Christmas. i { -- - "  happenings during the year. Two That is to honor and revere the in- And your Good will... I]  W(lrff_l,  thatas I readCamethetdaYwrittenStppedinclosures.me shortone thanfant Jesus.1900 bOrnyearsatago.BethlehemunlessmOreyou We hope you find as .Z ..... -....o: :: :.::::+ . ,,::.:: .:: was from a high school classmate, I]pay homage to Him. you've missed much pleasure from out 2 Continuous about my age, saying she was ex- the boat in observing Christmas as SUN==MON= DEC= 26- Sunday from 2:30 peering the arrival of her second;it should be observed, greeting to you---as we great grandchild. Think of that! The  That it is more blessed to give do in extending k: THERE'S A WONDERFUL FEELING '@OO@'t'OOOO't'OO"t"t''OOOO't't'OO" "-  : :  A MERRY CHRISTMAS' ABOUT THIS PICTURE!   . !  ! [t's a story-with-a-heart about a teacher (like : ** ,, S all the kids loved...because she loved them all 1 the one you've never forgotten) a teacher that Kelly's Barber Shop" ' Fine Family Entertainment From M-G-it | | To All " - - - _. i* e ! HER '"   . BARBARA LAWRENCE- JF AP, HESS I THOMPSON TiM COH$iDIflE  .,y w WLLiAM RoBins i " i  spirit of Christmas  iOHH HOUSEMAN M U- rr. light your future, All year we say Hi! Hello! Goodbye Now we add two words that always pull at your heart strings-- and bring you the many .  Never lose their warmth or magic blessings of friendship to  '* .:. MERRY CHRISTMAS! =v,OT-'-"= illuminate this happy season. "* WED THURS. DEC. 28-29-30 . o . The children, with natural enjoyment for all good JOAN CRAWFORD. STERLING HAYDEN :-I':" ":" things, inspire you to be radiant and happy as only they "JOHNNY GUITAR" ,.,t, =,. e + can be. e; JOAN'S GREATEST TRIUMPH IN WESTERN DRAMA ' i l MERRY CHRISTMAS to all children everywhere. SATURDAY, DEC. 31 To all fathers and mothers. To dear friends, far and near. To the butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker. CONTINUOUS SHOWING NEW YEAR'S DAY STARTING AT 2:30 - 4:40 - 6:45 - 8:45 ,  To those who make Christmas for others all year by kind words and deeds .... 0 N E... d Z00A/r'O#/ MERRY CHRISTMAS! p. S. My Wife wrote this, greeting. 2 P. S. We also sell drugs Overbye Furniture Corn ...and Christmas gffts. L_Ted. EyOI.FSON'S