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From Thursday's Daily I
0. Oppegaard- dropped down from
Dazey yesterday and was looking af
ter business patters in the city.
Banker J. E. Jacobson autoed down
from Dazey last night and has been
attending to business matters in the
Dr. E. B. Crosby, of Oriska, was a
Valley City visitor yesterday, spend
ing the day looking after business
Mrs.'M. G. Hanson, of Kenyon,
Minn., recently arrived here and will
visit for some time with Mr. and Mrs.
C. A. Olsen, of the Beeman Block.
Mrs. Hslhson is a sister of Mrs. Olsen.
A couple of hours' rain visited this
section early this morning. It would
not have mattered had it rained for
several. We need the moisture.
Mrs. J. C. Meinhardt left for Ken
sal this morning to attend the Dis
trict meeting of the Rebecahs, going
as a delegate for the local lodge.
Mrs. J. C. Wertin entertained a
few friends at her apartmehts Hal
lowe'en evening. The evening was
spent in playing games and singing.
They all report a very good time.
Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Green returned
home from their sorrowful mission to
Little Falls, Minn., last night. They
were accompanied by Mrs. Rudolf
Nearing, mother of Mrs. Green, who
.will spend some time with the Green's.
Rev. C. W. Baxter left on No. 2 this
afternoon for Fargo where he goes to
attend a meeting of the Council of
Advice of the Episcopal Church and
also a meeting of the committee of,
endowment of the Episcopate.
Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Hagestad, J.
P. Klimes and A.-J. Klink of Courte
nay, were an automobile party mak
ing Valley City thier stopping place
last nigfit. They were on their way
to Fargo and left this morning.
Gus Lieber, the all around base
ball fan and genial knight of the grip,
is here again today, looking after bus
iness matters for his firm. Gus al
ways has a happy story to tell and
he spreads sunshine wherever he goes.
Miss Clara 'Hoff' received a tele
phone message from Fergus Falls,
Minn., yesterday, conveying the sad
news of the death of her brother. She
left on No. 8 last night for Fergus
Falls, and was accompanied by her
brother-in-law, O. S. Gunderson. Miss
Eoff has the sympathy of her many
J. A. Kromer, proprietor of the Club
Bowling Alleys, has given the bowling
alleys a thorough going over and they
will be in first class condition for the
opening night Saturday, November
4th. Things sure will be humming
around Jack's place that night with
the bang of the big boys as they tear
down the ajleys.
We read with much interest that
gasoline has come down another cent
a gallon. Now that the use of auto
mobiles is about over the news that
gasoline is coming down will enthuse
auto owners about as much as the far
mers are enthused when they hear
that grain is coming up in price after
they have sold all they have raised.
Claude Ayers was in from Ashta
bula township yesterday and had fif
ty gallons of fine maple syrup that
he had imported from Durand, Wis.
Claude claims this to be pure maple
syrup so he sold us a gallon on that
recommendation. All we need now is
some buckwheat flour to get a pret
ty square meal^
The Marblestone Company enter
tained theii employes at a dinner
served at the Yulefindus Inn last eve
ning. Following the "feed" a get to
gether meeting was held and a social
good time was enjoyed after which a
business session was held. The em
ployers and employees had a good
time togeither last evening.
Messrs. T. H. Norton and D. W.
Miller, real estate men of Jamestown,
N. D., autoed down from the Stuts
man county capital this morning to
look over Valley City with a view to
locating in this city next spring and
opening up an office. The gentlemen
are much impressed with Valley City
and believe that there is an opening
here for them.
Win. Trichler, who represents a
ilwaukee shoe firm, was here yes
Bill lost a portfolio contain
iie his papers the -last time he was
put an ad, in the. Times Record
of course found the lost port-
This paper does the business
time. BUI dropped in and paid
the \ill, which was an important item,
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1922. THE WEEKLY TIMES-RECORD, VALLEY CITY, NORTH DAKOTA
County Auditor C. W. Nelson sug
gests that those voters to whom he
has sent absent ballots return them
to him at once. Time is getting
short and these ballots have to be for
warded by him to the different pre
cincts to which they belong. Time
is short so attend to this matter at
once ye voter who may happen to
read this notice and who has -an ab
sent ballot to vote.
Miss Clara Sampson was hostess to
ten of her friend^ at a Hallowe'en
party at her home on Third avenue
last evening. The early part of the
evening was spent in playing games
and telling stories. Witches and
ghosts were in evidence. Following
these games delightful refreshments
were served by Mrs. Slagle who was in
charge. The guests departed at a
late hour declaring Miss Clara a roy
Carl J. Olsen, the progressive and
wideawake proprietor of the Fair
Store, has just placed in position in
front of his store, a very fine electric
sign. It is a dandy and will point the
way to one of the finest and best
equipped as well as one of the squar
est stores in this country. Mr. Olsen's
business is being built tip steadily be
cause he is giving the people of this
community and the territory surroun
ding it a square deal on all the mer
chandise he sells-—and he sells a whole
Last evening about 10:00 o'clock a
Ford touring car was going east on
Main street and when it got in front
of the Butternut Baking Company
where the city is digging a sewer the
car skidded into the ditch. According
to the driver of the car there was not
a light or anything to'warn the cars
going past there of the existing dan
ger. Owing to the rain last night the
place was very dangerous for cars
could not get within three feet of the
place without skidding into the ditch.
The tourist camp is a deserted spot
now travellers, or most of them,
having gone off the road for the sea
son. Our camp has certainly been a
busy place the past summer, and
night after night the camp was full
of cars from all parts of the coun
try—people coming in from the ex-'
treme ends of the country from one
continent to the other. The camp has
been advertised as one of the best in
the land and those who have partak
en of the hospitality of this city along
these lines are loud in their praises
of our camp. No better advertising
could be secured for the city than
our tourist camp.
From Friday's Daily
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey N. Rasmus
sen, of Dazey, N. D., were county
seat visitors last night.
H. G. Pickett and R. H. Miller, of
Steele, N. D., are looking after busi
ness matters in the city today.
Mrs. L. S. B. Ritchie left Monday
for a two weeks' visit with friends in
Dick Dahrnen and a bunch of good
fellows left this morning for several
days duck hunting at Pettibone and
other points. If there are any ducks
to be gotten it is a safe guess that
Dick and his party will get them.
No. 3 was four hour late in reaching
here last night so that the usual Fo
rum fans were disappointed in not
getting the paper. Something went
wrong with the dojigger on the en
gine and held the train up for that
length of time.
Dr. J. W. Livingstone, of Dazey, N.
D., was a visitor to the city yester
day. He went down to Sanborn the
last night previous to visit his daugh
ter, Mrs. R. W. Bassett and then Mr.
Bassett brought him down here in his
Old General Apathy seems to have
gotten a grip on the voters and there
does not appear to be much enthusi
asm. Every voter should wake up to
the need of the hour and vote next
Tuesday. Do not leave it to your
'neighbor but put/ your shoulder to
the wheel. Everybody get out and
Miss Charlotte Moe, of Coopers
town, N. D./, arrived in the city last
night and was here to consult with
Miss Jennie McDonald about employ
ment as a teacher. Miss Moe has been
teaching school for some years but
the past few months has been taking
a vacation. She now wants to get
back on the job teaching.
Chauncey Piculell, who has been
with the McFadgen Grocery for the
past few weeks, has accepted a posit
ion at the Right Price Mercantile Co.,
on the dry goods side of the store, as
sisting Charley Peterson. Mr. Picu-
lell is a very accommodating gentle
man, a good clerk, and we feel sure his
many friends will be pleased to see
him at his new location.
One of the best films now being
screened is the one to be seen at the
Grand theatre tonight and tomorrow,
''The Prisoner of Zenda." Those who
have seen this remarkable production
Claim that it is one of the finest pic
tures now being thrown on the screen.
The first show will commence at 7:15'
tonight so that if you want to ^ee this
be early. Manager Piller has several
very good pictures coming in the near
Sixteen members of the bridge club
autoed to Sanborn last night and were
guests at the home of Mr. and' Mrs.
R. W. Bassett. The party report hav
ing had a splendid time and got back
home at a good time. Mrs. ICnute
Froysaa won the honors for high
score for the ladies and Mr. Will
Moore high score for the gentlemen.
Following the games a very nice
luncheon was served and enjoyed.
Every independent voter in this dis
trict should put a cross after the
name of, J. B. Shearer for county
treasurer. He will be found on the
nonpartisan county ballot—not non
partisan in politics—and should get
your vote. He is one one of the fin
est men in Barnes county and a cap
able man for the job. Not only that
he has always been right. Put a
cross after the name of J. B. Shearer
when you vote next Tuesday.
A letter received from Rochester
from Assistant Editor Lynn Cowell
says that he is getting alon^ as well
as can be expected. His leg is healing
up every day and about the first
of the week he expects to have to
have another operation and then will
have to' remain there for some time,
but he says lie is going to get fixed
up this time in .^ood si.ape and get
through with it—and we sincerely
Joseph Stache, an old time citizen,
of Barnes county, passed away at the
family residence, 108 Tenth avenue, at
7 p. ra. last night. The funeral will
I be held at the Catholic church on
I Saturday morning at 10 o'clock. Mar
tin Somdahl has charge of the fun
eral. The deceased was born in Ger
many 63 years ago and he cane to the
United States 29 ears ago. Jie leaves
a widow but we have bsD.i uable to
learn more of his family connections
and would be pleased to have the fam
ily send in an obituary if they so de
Married—at the Congregational par
sonage on November 2d, 1922, at 7
p. m., Rev. Thos E. Nugent officiat
ing, Mr. Harvey Rasmussen, of Dazey,
N. D., to MisS Evelyn Inga Holm
gren, of Hannaford, N. D. The young
couple were attended by Mr. and Mrs.
Chester Wunderlich. We understand
that Mr. and Mrs. Rasmussen are to
make their home on the farm near
Dazey, where they will start in on
life's* journey together with the hear
ty good wishes of their neighbors and
friends.^ The Times-Record extends
its congratulations to the newly mar
ried young couple and wishes then,
good luck and happiness.
The attention of Independent Head
quarters has been called to the fact
that considerable confusion seem to
exist among some voters, and partic
ularly among young men and women
who will cast their first ballots this
fall and who consequently are more or
less unacquainted with its form, be
cause the word "nonpartisan" appears
on the ballots. Headquarters is urg
ing all" workers to emphasize the fact
that the word "nonpartisan" on the
ballot has no reference to the Non
partisan League, but means simply
that is the names are noet printed in
any party column. The names of all
the candidates for judges, and for the
school and county offices appear on
We have heard from time to time
divers rumors to the effect that Alder!
man O. Knudson was contemplating,
matrimony, but until today those ru
mors had not been confirmed, but af
ter reading the Moorhead items in the
Courier-News this morning, we must
admit that the genial alderman has
put one over us this time. In the
Moorhead news we read among the
marriage licenses issued that a license
was issued to Ole Knudson. 67, ar,J
Ragna Olson, 61, both of Barnes coun
ty so we are going to take it for gran
ted that it is the aldeiman from the
Third ward of this city who has ta
ken unto himself a partner. If this is
so, herd's our best wishes, Alderman
LATER—Mr. Knudson and Mrs.
Anna Olson were riy&rried yesterday.
From Satqfrda y's Daily
I. L. Lasseson, of Hastings, is a
business visitor in)the city today.
Mrs. Winters, of Sutton, N. D., was
an arrival in the city last night on
O. W. Amundson, of Rogers, is in
tin* city today visiting friends.
Denver LaFloiCof Wimbledon, ar
rived in the city yesterday and ww
spend the day in looking over matters
Dr. L. Almklov and wife, of Coop
erstown, N. D., are visitors to Valley
City, coming in on No. 8 last night.
C. C. Armstrong, of Fargo, N. D.,
stkte secretary of the Sunday School
Association was here last-night. He
was here to help arrange the com
muoity schonf of religious education.
Rev. A. C. Hacke, state superinten
dent of Congregational churches, was
here last night and visited Rev. Thos.
E. Nugent, pastor of the First Con
gregational Church of Christ of this
city, between trains.
Messrs. F. H. D. Kennedy and H.
Ramsett, of Fin-gal, N. D., were visi
tors to the city last night.
R. Welch, of Fargo, former Cap
tain of the Fargo Police Department
was a business visitor in the city last
J. D. v»agner, of Tower City, ar
rived in the city last evening and is
spending the day looking over busi
nss interests and visiting friends.
Miss Margaret Bradt, Field Work
er for the State Christian Endeavor
Movement, will be in Valley City to
morrow in the interest of C. E. work.
Born—to Mr. and Mrs. Louis Risa,
Friday noon, November 3, 1922, a
girl, weighing nearly eight pounds.
Mother and daughter doing nicely.
Mr. and Mrs. 0. Bakken, who have
been guests of Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Bailey for the past two months, left
last night for Barron, Wis. Mrs. Bak
ken is a sister of Mrs. Bailey.
John Halvorson, of Nome, N. D.,
who left here June first for a visit
to Norway, returned to this country
on Tuesday of this week. Mr. Hal
verson says he had a fine trip and en
joyed it very much. He says condit
ions over there are in good shape.
Ben Sykes received a message yes
terday conveying the sad news of the
death of his mother at Mason City,
Icwa, and he will leave for that city
tonight. Mr. Syke# has the sympathy
of his friends on this bereavement
that has befallen them.
Attorney Lee Combs left over the
Koo line last evening for New Ulm,
T'inn., where he will spend a few
days looking after legal and other
natters in that vicinity. Mr. Combs
voted before he left and expects to
get back here on the morning of the
Sth in time to help do the shouting.
On Wednesday evening at 7:30, in
Room 102, of the State Teachers Col
lege, will be held the registration for
this winter's course in the Communi
ty School of Religious Education.
Use Auditorium basement door for
entry. The time of holding the class
es will be decided upon by those re
gistering. The fees will be the same
as last year.
About thirty-five. ladies gave a
"shower" in honor of Mrs. Amuhd Ja
cobson at the home of Mrs. O. F. Em
bertson, 605 Elm Avenue yesterday
afternoon, and Mrs. Jacobson was sim
ply showered with a large rumber of
packages of useful articles. The af
ternoon was spent in a pleasant so
cial way and the hostess served a de
lightful luncheon. Those present and
a very nice time so we are informed.
For some time the furnace at the
Getchell Prairie church has been on
the blink and has been smoking and
giving lots of trouble. Rev. Thos. E.
Nugent says that the furnace has
been repaired and put in good shape
and those who want to attend church
at this place can rest assured that
they can now do so without any fear
of being smoked out or being uncom
We made no mistake when we said
yesterday that the film "The Prisoner
of Zenda" now being shown at /the
Grand theatre, was gjod one. We
saw it and in our judgment it is one
of the best pictures that has been
shown for some time. That is our
judgment and it may not be" worth
much, but that's it. It will be shown
again at the Grand tonight and if you
really want to see a good picture you
will have an opportunity in seeing
"The Prisoner of Zenda."
Mrs. Percy Persons was a delightful
hostess yesterday afternoon to a num
ber of her lady friends at her farm
home. The afternoon was enjoyed irt
playing bridge whist and at the con
clusion of the games the guests were
invited to partake of a very fine din-*
ner nicely sewed, and as one lady ex
pressed herself to the Times-Record
reporter "I never sat down to such a
fine dinner as that one." This is a
great testimony for Mrs. Persons'
ability to serve a fine dinner. A
prize of a, twelve pound turkey was
given to the one getting the high
score and Mrs. Burt Stern got that
turkey and we see where some one
else is going to get a fine dinner.
Those present report this social event
a most pleasing and delightful one
and Mrs. Percy Persons a royal enter
From Monday's Daily I
Walter Johnson, of Oriska, was a
Sunday visitor in the city.
D. J. McMillan, of Wimbledon, N. D.
was an arrival in the city last night.
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Spaulding, of
Portland, Oregon, were the week end
visitors at the C. E. Thayer home.
Miss John Cline, of Harvey, N. D.,
is visiting at the home of her sister,
Mrs. C. E. Thayer.
State Supt. Minnie J. Nielson arriv
ed in the city Sunday morning No.
7 to spend Sunday with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Wylie Nielson.
W. J. Ridley, of Fargo, chief/engin
eer of the Northern Pacific Ry. Co.
as a visitor in the city Saturday at
tending to matters of business and vis
iting with old time railroaders.
Ex-Judge E. T. Burke, of Bismarck,
N. D., was a visitor to the city last
night, and left for the capital city
this morning on No. 1.
Mr. and Mrs. Anton Olson returned
tc the city Saturday from Fargo
where Mrs. Olson went to have med
1 ical treatment.
I Miss Margaret Mudgett leaves to
day for Bethlehem, Pennsylvania,
where she has accepted a position in
the Art Department of the schools of
A steady rain Saturday night and
'part of yesterday has soaked up the
ground quite a lot. We have had very
little rain this fall and the ground has
jbeen dry and hard.
Tom Webster, of Moorhead, Minn.,
advance salesman of the Jewel Tea
Company, who has been spending the
paslrVeek in the city attending to mat
ters of business for his company left
Saturday afternoon by car for Fargo.
Commissioner of Agriculture and
Labor Joceph A. Kitchen was a Val
ley City visitor today. He arrived in
the city last night after concluding a
Rev. Olaf La'rson, of Fargo, arrived
in the city Sunday and occupied the
pulpit at the Baptist Church in both
the services yesterday. Rev. Larson
is the missionary at large for the
state and is a very able speaker.
"Jim," the popular shoe shiner of
the Heiling Bros, pool room has mov
ed his location to the Valley City Shoe
Hospital where he will be f^ad to
meet his customers.
Mi1, and Mrs. Wm. Moran arrived
home yesterday from Minneapolis af
ter spending four months visiting at
the home of their daughter Mrs. Ju
nod, of that city. They report a very
Mrs. A. A. Witteniore. of \vn:nn,
N D., arrived in tlje ciry Sunday
morning on No. 7 and was the guest
over Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. A, P.
Paulson. Mr= Wittemore is grand
matron of the Eastern Star organiza
tion of this state.
Wm. Tackaberry, that hustling pro
prietor of the pioneer dray line, has
decided to move his headquarters to
second avenue and has rented the
place known as the Northwestern
barn. He expects to make the move
tomorrow and that is where he will
Mrs. Van Auken appreciates very
much the work done by the fire de
partment at the fire when the Peoples
Store burned down and makes the ap
preciation more concrete by sending
the fire department her check for
twenty-five dollars, and the boys
thank her for the same.
The Navy Department has notified
Senator E. F. Ladd that there is a
vacancy in the United States Naval
Academy to which he is entitle^ to
nominate a principal and three alter
nates, the candidates to be examined
February 7, 1923, or April 18, 1923,
or to submit certificates from schools
or colleges for exemption from the
mental examination. For further in
formation, write to Hon. E. F. Ladd,
United fltates Senate, Washington, D.
C. Those desiring to become candi
dates should apply at once, as the va
cancy is to be filled without dj?lay.
That most important thing we can
think (pf just now to advise the voters
if for tJieni to get out and vote tomor- -i
row. We shall need every vote being
cast ancK if you love your state and
believe in \^ood government you should
be interested enough to get out and
vote. Let every person having charge
of a block get out and see that the
voters get out.
Last evening was the scene of much
merry-making at the home of Bonita
Taylor at Alta. About ten of her
friends- from this city were present.
The occasion being thfe young lady's
thirteenth birthday. The evening was
spent in dancing and playing games
and tricks, after which delicious re
freshments were served by the girl's
mother. All departed after having a
very delightful time.
At 1:30 Sunday afternoon, Nov. S„
seven friends of Fred Hemmeth gath
ered at the Rudolf Hotel cafeteria
where Mr. Hemmeth had arranged a
splendid 5-course turkey dinner in.
honor of his birthday (of course he
did not divulge his age to the boys).
Everyone partook heartily of the de
licious viands, which were followed by
the cutting of the birthday cake and
cigars being passed around. Hon. Joe
Heiling was then called upon to pre
sent Mr. Hemmeth with a token of re
membrance from the "boys", who sin
cerely wish that Fred may live to cel
ebrate at least four score and ten
more such affairs. The cafe manage
ment is to be commended upon their
excellent service upon such occasions.
The Club Bowling Alley opened Sat
urday and there was a continual bang
of the pins as they were knocked by
the bowling enthusiasts. Not one of
the alleys were vacant during the day
Jack Kromer, proprietor of the alleys*,
is to be congratulated on the fine
shape he has been able to put the al
leys in. Some of the boys who bowl
ed over them Saturday declare that
they are in the best shape they have
ever been in.
Football fans had a fine opportu
nity to get every play made" in the
University-Agricultural College game
Saturday afternoon at Fargo by radio.
The Dakota Engineering & Construc
tion Company has a fine radio outfit
and they got every play by radio.
Quite a delegation of visitors were up
at the office of this company and got
every thing connected with the game
excepting the cheering of the crowds.
This radio business is a great game.
Rev. H. A. Shuder, State Secretary
of the Near East Relief has appoint
ed Rev. C. W. Baxter as chairman of
the Near East Relief for Barnes coun
ty. Mrs. Alma Blanche Kerr, who has
worked in and around Smyrna for the
Near East Relief, called on Mr. Bax
ter recently and urged him to send out
an appeal on behalf of the people of
the stricken district. Letters are being
sent to all churches, lodges, clubs and
societies in the county asking for con
tributions to this worthy and needy
cause in any amount. Owing to the
present financial situation and condi
tion of most people in Barnes county
it was thought best to address this ap
peal to organizations rather than in
dividuals, as checks can be drawn
from the treasuries of the various or
ganizations easier than they can be
secured from personal contributions.
The late Joseph Stache was born in
Borzenzine, Selisia, Germany, the 15th
of May, 1859. He married Dora Fred
rich January 10th, 1886. This union
was blessed with two children, both
of whom died in infancy. He came to
America and settled in Barnes county
April 2d, 1893. He died November
2d, 1922, after a long and lingering
GEORGE M. YOUNG
MAY GET PLACE
Washington, Nov. 3—Representative
George M. Young, Republican, North
Dakota, is understoood to be under
consideration for appointment to fill
one of the vacancies among the judg
es of the United States court of cus
toms appeals. Although no announce
ments have been made, the president's
advisers are said to have strongly
urged the appointment.
Judge George E. Martin, a present
member of the court is thought to be
the legal candidate for the office of
presiding judge to succeed Marion De
Vries of California, resigned, was said
in high official circles last night to be,
under consideration by President Har
No new appointments to the court
were expected until after the coming Hi
elections but Judge Martin, who is I
from Ohio, was declared to be at pres
ent. the most likely choice of the pres
ident for the office of presiding judge