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The Red River Conference Meeting
at the Swedish Ev. Loth. Church,
The meeting opened yesterday,
Wednesday, Mar. 12th. The pasto
ral conference convened at 10:00
o'clock. The president of the con
ference, Rev. S. W. Swenson opened
the meeting with bible reading and
prayer. Rev. J. M. Persenhis from
Grand Forks was elected secretary.
The following paper reporters were
elected: For the synodical organ,
"Augustana", Rev. P. E. Ording for
"Minn. Stats Tidning", Rev. Olaf
Wallin for the local papers: Rev.
M. A. Hendrickson.
The Crookston Circle of the Unit
ed Norwegian church had extended
an invitation to the Conference to
visit the meeting which the Circle
held at 3 o'clock. This invitation
was heartily accepted.
At 10:30 the following subject wa3
discussed: "WhataFe the reasons
why our preaching bear''"as it
seems' so little frmtyf^The discus
sion was introduced by Rev. E. M.
Erickson. Many interesting points
were brought out, but the following
three were especially emphasized:
The belief in God .fSiafessron,. and
the individual care or^the soul. The
discussion was continued in the af
ternoon from two to three o'clock,
when the conference adjourned to
attend the meeting in the United
The short addresses of welcome
greetings, long ago, etc., by the rep
resentatives from both of the
churches at that meeting bore the
stamp of kindness, unity and broth
erhood. It is soot-strengthening for
brothers to shake hands ia friend
ship and love."
conference was opened by regular
services. The president, Rev. S. W.
Swenson preached. He had chosen
the following theme for his sermon:
"The Church of God as Our Joy,
Hope and Work." The Revs. N. O.ternoon
Grunden and James Moody assisted
at the altar. Rev. F. N. Anderson
jrave a short interesting speech of
welcome in a form of metaphors
and similes. The church choir and
the North Star College quartette de
serve highly to be praised for the
most inspiring songs that were ren
dered last night.
In behalf of the pastoral confer
M. A. Hendrickson.
On Thursday forenoon at 9.:00
o'clock the conference assembled
for short morning services, after
which the first business session was
i tailed to order. A very encourag
ing report was read by the presi
dent. Following this officers were
elected. Rev. S. W. Swenson was
re-elected president by a large ma
jority. Rev. James Moody of Fer
gus Falls, was unanimously re-elec
ted vice president, Rev. J. M. Per
senius of Grand Forks, received the
unanimous vote for secretary, and
Mr. August Lundgren was unani
mously re-elected treasurer.
Following the election, the rec
ommendations of the Conference
Committee were taken up-. Appro
priations for the different mission
fields were first in order, and with
but few minor changes, all petitions
From 3:00 o'clock to 5:00, the Con
f/ierence adjourned to attend the re-
i^jjj^-caption given by North Star College
*Wt^ys\ its grand new building, hi the
is^'^evenmg the Grand Concert will be
y$\* '-given in the city opera house.
Pastors in Attendance
V- S. W. Swenson, Pres., Evansville.
g-vM. J. Persenius, Sec, Grand Forks,
*^F N Warren
O. Cavallin, Moorhead
H. S. Chilgren, Maple Cheyenne, N. D.
E. M. Erickson, Holmes City
C. G. Gronberg, Strandquist
W" M. W. Gustafson, Elbow Lake
N. O. Grunden, Fargo, N. D.
If P. P. Hedenstrom, Hoffman
lL M. A. Hendrickson, Lancaster
Lundgren Haltock- 1? _*'
N. Lehart, Lake Park ^-*Sf,
Anton Linder, Eagle Bend S& tpafc
Cv E. Lindberg, Roseau &*&-*
J. Moody, Fergus Falls
A. Mattson, Alexandria
E. Ording, Nelson
J. H. Randahl, Bemidji
Rr. Rosenthal, Kennedy
V. Sternberg, Mcintosh
L. P. Stenstrom, Elizabeth
Theo. Steinert, Detroit
G. Wahlund, Warren
0. Wallin, Parkers Prairie A.
District Meeting in United Church.
The Grookston district of the
Norwegian Lutheran United Church
is holding a well attended and in
teresting meeting in Our city this
week.|Jrhe meeting began Tuesday
and closes today*,*, A large number
of lay delegate* from the various
congregations in the district are al
so present. Many questions of im
portance have been discussed dur
ing the sessions, one of them being:
"How are we to keep the young
people in the church?" Math. 25:
1-13 has aj#i"served as a topic for
discussioaf^f Yesterday afternoon
the pastors of the Swedish Luther
an Red River Valley conference, al
so in session here, were invited to
the United church and the two bod
ies had a very interesting joint
The following are the names of
the pastors who are in attendance:
Rev. T. A. Hagen, Robbin Rev. J.
C. Roseland, Crookston: Rev. G. A.
Lofthus, Newfolden Revv M. S.
Gjerde, St. Hilaire Rev. St Olson,
Oslo Rev. A. H. Bergford, Pine
Creek Rev. R. W. Peterson, Fisher
Rev. N..G. W. Knudtsen, Warren.
The district officers are: Rev. S.
Olson, President and Rev. M. S.
A wedding reception was given at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Berg,
Vega, on March 5th. At 11 o'clock
the same morning Clara Berg the
eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Berg was united in marriage to Mr.
'Severt Brune, of Kenora, Ont., CaiL,
fn- the Alvarado Lutheran church by
Rev. N. G. W. Knudtsen of Warren.
A large number of relatives and
friends were present to. witness the
ceremony and congratulate, them.
TnC-brMJestoafdy^^a^^H^Ienat White, gelose friend of the bride.
The best man was tfie bride's bro
ther, John. After the services were
over in the church, only a few of
the close relatives left for the Berg
home, where a most substantial din
ner was served, after which the af
was spent in singing, play
ing games and talking over the past
years which Mr. and Mrs. Berg have
spent on their homestead and who
were now able to present to the
world a noble and kind woman to go
forth and build up a home like her
mother has. Mr. Brune is a fore
man for the C. P. R. on bridges and
building, a position which he has
had during the past five years or
more. Mr. and Mrs. Severt Brune
left on a two weeks' wedding trip to
the twin cities and Duluth, after
which they wil\ make their home at
Kenora, Ont. -""-/hose, fram Warren
who took in the reception were Mrs.
E. Koppang and daughter Esther
and the pastor Rev. N. G. W. Knudt
sen. A large purse of money and
some very nice and useful presents
were received by the happy couple
together with the best wishes of a
host of friends.
Claude F. Hanson and Miss Ida
Seign, two well known and highly
esteemed young people of this city,
have, perhaps, ere this appears in
print, been united for life. Miss
Seign departed yesterday for Min
neapolis, but her friends believe she
will meet her betrothed at Crooks
ton or somewhere else on the way
to have the ceremony performed. At
any rate, there will be one more
happy couple started on the matri
monial journey one of these days.
The many friends of both young
people extend hearty congratula
tions and best wishes to the happy
pair- They deserve all the good
things that a successful wedded life
Burned to Death/
Ole Sandbo, an old man, nearly 89
years, was-burned to death at the
home of his daughter, Mrs. Ole M.
Severtson, in Crookston, on Tuesday
morning. It is supposed that the
old gentleman, had been smoking,
and that fire had fallen from his
pipe onto .the bed clothing. Strenu
ous efforts were made by those in
the house, and later by the fire de
partment to save him, but in. vain.
The fire, however, was Gonfined to
the room, but the contents of the
house were spoiled by water.^De^
ceased was a pioneer citizen of the
state and highly esteemed.
WARREN OPERA HOUSE, MON-
DAY, MARCH 17BEGINS AT 10^RecorderRasmus
A splendid coi-psf*'*'of specialists
will be present from the Agricul
tural school at Crookston to assist
in making this meeting a record
Musio, North Star College Quartet.
Piano solo, Rakel Olson.
Address, Poultry, C. E. Brown.
Crookston Experiment Station.
Declamation, "In the Toils of the
Enemy," Russell Wilson.1
Vocal solo, Miss Wennerberg.
Address,' Agricultural Improve
ments, C. G. Selvig, Pres., N. W. Ex
Reading. "That Old Sweetheart of
Mine," W. J. Freed.
Vocal solo, Ruth Wood.
Instrumental duet, Esther Lind
quist and Lois Summers.
Address, Soils and Farm Crops, O.
I. Berge, Experiment Station, Crook
Questions will be answered by
those best fitted to answer them.
E. M. M.
The Warren high school will car
ry on a contest again this year, the
plan however^ will be somewhat
different than before.
Those Who May Enter Contest
Any boy or girl between the ages
of 10 and 18 inclusive and living in
the city of Warren or one of the
four associated districts majgfenter
the contest providing the entry is
made on or before April 1st.
Plan of Gardens i &
The individual student may use
his or her own individuality in
planning the gardens as to shape,
size, etc. The garden must contain
however, at least 300 square feet.
Vegetables, Seed, Ete.
The Warren high school will fur
nish most of the seed. Each gar
den must contain at least five com
mon vegetables. Seed for the most
common vegetables will be furnish
ed free-5 If other vegetable seeds
aside from that furnished is desired
the individual having the garden
must supply it.
The district this year will be the
unit upon which the prizes ar&
awarded, and the following prizes
will be awarded in eac|t district.
One $4 prize. W/\
One $3 prize. j, & [^|f
Two $2 prizes"* -at ?llrY7#
Four $1 prizes:
This will make a total of $15 for
each district or $75 for the 5 dis^
triets. In addition tor this a sweep
stakes prize, of a silver loving: cm?same-time
will be awarded for the best individ
ual garden the five dislrietsl
WARREN, MARSHALL COUNTY, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 1913 **$*****?&**?'
breaker as far as the^quaBty of th!e mam. issue at the election and will
program is concerned.. "F^-
It is up to the people of the sur
rounding country and the enterpris
ing citizens of Warren to make it a
record breaker as to attendance.
Every effort is being made to
makethis the banner meeting of
this season as it will probably be
the last big meeting of this kind to [the Game." Watch for the date,
be held this spring.- ,^J^ J^
The men who will speak at" tfie
meeting are alt familiar with condi
tions in this part of the state. They
are alt vitally interested in the very
problems that confront the people
of this particular section, and their
energies are all bent toward the so
lution of these problems. We should
be glad to have farmers send or
bring in questions which you would
like to have answered or discussed
at this meeting.
Following will be the program for
Forenoon. Beginning at 10.90
Live Stock and Dairying, F. H.
Sargent^ Crookston Experiment Sta
Milk Testing Demonstration, Ani
mal Husbandry Class,,W. H. S.
Chart Talk on different cuts'ctf
beef: the relative value of same
how to prepare for table, Bessie
Sedlacek, Dom, Science Department
Questions and discussions until
CANDIDATES FOR CITY OFFICES
kt the citizens' caucus held last
*WHfday evening the following
candidates for city^officers were
,nctoaiate for the city election to be
hc|t Tuesday next
$dermenL# Lamberson, R. B.
Watseth, Fred Johnson.
TreasurerAug. A. Johnson.
Since then another ticket has
been placed in the field as follows:
MaqrorA. B. Nelson. 5
^MermenM. J. Berget, J. W.
Thpmas, Aug. Lundgren.
RecorderW. N* Powell.
The license question will be the
no doubt provoke a livel/ contest,
as isual. I "HIGH SCHOOL NOTES
MEiss Roberts is coaching the So
phomore girls in their play, "After
The: normal girls take
training every Thursday.
The girls' baseball team will be
gin pEhctice as soon as the snow is
Tjh& Declamatory contest will be
held^ March 27, and the Senior clafs
play 'Will be given in the early part
"Thej Freshmen read essays on
Washington and Lincoln Tuesday,
which were very good.
The basketball team ended the
season with a party- at the H. S.
building Saturday evening.
Th Rake Over society will ren
der the following program Saturday
President's inaugural speech.
Secretary's report. _'
Milk Test, Hilmer and Martin.'
Fruit as Food, Lucile Lundquist.
Modern Transportation, Agnes
Pi$no solo, Saxon Nelsen.
^^^s^so^ed that B^nujac
tiVri^Atas done more top the Pro
gress? oi'-tlns TSountry than" AgricuP
ture."J Alfred, Elmer, Henry and
So to Speak, Elmira. Clara, Ingrid
Piano duet, Lois Sommers and Es
The Sophomore girls are going to
serve luncheon Monday noon.
Quite a number of H. S. pupils has
been sick this week. We all hope
they will soon recover.
Oh, joy! Spring vacation is soon
The Sophomores are going to give
a play and program in the near fu
ture, it's to be a dandy. Watch for
The High School boys played a
ganle with Argyle last Friday. The
firsj, half, was rather one sided. The
Wajrren boys "played very well. Ar-
thuV threw seme fine baskets, shoot
ing them half way across the hall.
Muggy also threw some fine balls.
The score was 37 to 15 in favor of
the Warren boys. The boys have
done good work during the basket
ball seasonC They have played 8
games, out of which they have won
5 games. The Farmers' Club of Comstock
will hold their first meeting Thurs
day at the Radium school house.
The following pupils were pre
sented with certificates for having
been neither absent nor tardy: First
and second gradesEva.Shultz and
Cameron Quistgaard. Third and
fourth grades. Laura Nelson, James
O'ConnelL. Alice Bossman, Mary
Olson, Ethel Rosendahl and Ethel
Pihlstrom. Fifth grade, Roy Ander
son, Alfred Erlougher, Helen Thor
son, Reuben Rosenthal, Katherine
Riegel, Clare Peterson, Emma ML OW
son, Clarence Hanson, Edith Erick
son, Otto Edwardh, Wilmoth Carl
son, Herbert Bossman, Harold An
derson, Pearl Wilson, James Wavra,
Wilbert Larson, Clarence Johnson
and Aileen Harris.
"At the M. W. A. Opera House, on
Tuesday, March 18, 1913, will be
presented one of the best attrac
tions of the seasonThe Interna
tional Operatic Go. This is the last
of the course engaged by the Wood
men for this season. The prices will
be very low for this class of attrac-
tion50 cents, general admission
reserved seats, 75 cents. The Wood
men are paying a ?ood guarantee
for this attraction and ask every
one to ,help them out and at the
oo&st *ne of the vbest
^enf^r ntei?tjirojnnte* W. N.
DRYS WfN BIG
LONS AT TUESDAY'S ELECTION
SWEEP NORTHWESTERN MINNE-
SOTA ALMOST CLEAN FROM SA-
The "dry" forces won sweeping
victories in the village elections
held Tuesday in the northwestern
part of the state. Both Argyle and
Stephen went "dry" by large major
ities. Argyle was "wet" last year.
If Warren does what she is expect
ed to do next Tuesday, the entire
St. Vincent line from Crookston to
the boundary line, will be without a
saloonlg Middle River, which was
"wej,", voted "wet" again, and that
village and Oslo are the bnly towns
now with saloons in Marshall coun
Oklee, Bronson and Brooks, small
towns on the Soo, Middle River on
the Great Northern Warroad line
and Georgetown are the only towns
in Northern Minnesota which went
wet Tuesday out of 38 towns which
voted on the license question. All
were wet before excepting Oklee
which held its first election on the
Oklee, Brooks, Bronson. (20 to 11)
Fosston, 83 to 118.
Argyle, 47 to 90.
Ada, dry by 32.
Stephen, 37 to 70.
St. Hilaire, 28 to 74.
Climax, 14 to 34. S:. ^/_
Bagley, dry by 7. J? *r
Fertile, 37 to 87.
Hallock, 78 to 95.
Kennedy, 19 to 35..
Mentor, dry by 3. s5-*#.,.
T^Valley, 64 \a%Jtkj&^
eng&y, 8 To i&. J*SV
Mcintosh, dry by 2. f"J
Greenbush, Badger, Roseau and
Lancaster all dry. Lancaster was
wet last year.
Dilworth is to remain a dry town
for at least another year. The vote
stood 36 for and 48, against the is
suance of licenses.
Georgetown decided to keep its
saloon by a vote of 25 for license to
Wets Win in Middle River.
Special to Warren Sheaf:
Middle River, Mar. 12At the an
nual village election held here yes
terday, the question of liquor li
cense was submitted to the voters.
The "wets" won out over the "drys"
by a majority of 8 votes. The fol
lowing village officers were elected:
Jorfis Sjoberg, president A. E.
Wicklund, Crist Rundtom and P. C.
Hahorson ,trustees J. F. Adams,
recorder E. P. Modin, treasurer,-. V.
A. Greer, justice of the peace Jonas
Norberg, constable M. N. Gullikson,
assessor. There was considerable,
excitement aroused over the fact
that Henry Young a local merchant
and the opponent of Jonas Sjoberg
for the office of president of the
council, legally disqualified himself
as a voter, on the day of election,
and OIL. that ground the judges re
fused his vote when duly challenged
at the polls. There was two tickets
in the field and the final count of
the votes was awaited with great
interest by both parties.
The following were elected at the
Village Election in Alvarado:
President, S. S. Trickey.
Trustees, I. N. Lodoen, A. J. Betal
den and Henry A. Sands.
Recorder, C. O. Olson.
Treasurer, M. H. Sands.
Assessor, John G. Smith.
Constable, Bernard S. Sundin.
Justice, Iver Iverson. "J
The Woman's Missionary Presby
terial Society of Adam's- Presbytery
will hold its annual meeting in the [Erickson,
Presbyterian church of Warren, on
March 18th and 19th. The Tues
day evening meeting will be ad
dressed by Mrs. Engstrom, Field
Secretary of the Board of the
Northwest, and Mrs. Williams, For
eign Synodical President of Minne
sota. A cordial invitation is extend
ed to all to attend the meetings.
The^Argyle Basgerba!i team
which played a game with the War
ren high school oiHFriday e\ emng
visited at the college on Saturday
morning before the local went
The chOir from the SweclwS Lo-\.
theran church met for practice at
the college last Friday evening.
The Oratorio Chorus put in an ex
tra practice last week in order tei
get ready for the concert held,mt"-
O. A. Finseth spent Sunday and*
Monday at his home near Oslo.
When he returned he brought a val
uable addition to the College Muse
um in the form of a buffalo skulL
This skull was found in the sand
along the Red River and is in very
good condition. A hearty thanks to
Finseth for remembering the muse
The North Star College Quartette
rendered a double number at the
Farmers' Institute at the opera
house last Saturday afternoon. Miss
Wennerberg and Miss Lundgren
furnished the piano music.
Rev. G. Wahlund has remembered
the museum by adding to our col
lection a bayonet and its sheath. It
is a fine piece of workmanship.
Prof. Freed, the Warren High
School agriculture teacher, gave a*.
very interesting talk on agriculture
after our devotional exercises last
Tuesday. We appreciate his visit
and his address very much. Come,
Rev. Wahlund conducted the cha
pel exercises in the Swedish lan
guage Tuesday morning.
A set of 150 opera chairs Have just
arrived for the new chapel room.
Professor Sjostrand has been ex
tremely busy the past week ar
ranging about room and board for
the conference delegates.!^*^*^-
v. Announcement. ^5&e#
A mass meeting wiH W heteHa the
March 17, for the purpose of assist
ing in the temperance reform move
ment that is sweeping over the Red
River Valley. Several speakers
will be present, among them will be
Rev. W. C. Hodgson of Crookston.
whose work in Argyle last week
showed great results in the spring
election.By order of Committee.
The Farmers' Institute last Fri
day jwas a well attended and profit
able meeting. 3lrMrC.Crane A. Tullard pre
sided and made some pointed re-
markssP inc introducing the speakers.
'Haney, the agricultural
were splendid and contained much
food for thought by all engaged in
agricultural pursuits. We regret
our inability to give their addresses
Manor School Notes
We have had nice weathor now
for a few days.
Iver Borsheim visited us one* day
Our busy work supplies for the
primary department arrived last,
Ernest Schwartz is busy hauling
wood to keep us warm the rest of
Betsey Borsheim visited .school on
The Eighth grade wrote composi
tions on wheat last Friday to put in
Some one must have stood on his
head in the snow drift last Week.
Who was it? si:
Some of us seem very much
afraid of the fresh air these nice
days. You might just as well play
out doors as long as the weather
School report for month ending
Feb. 28: Scholars who nave at
tended twenty days the last months
Emma Kleinachter, Annie Klien
achter, Toney Kleinachter, Adolph
Klienachter, Bettie Lefrooth, Liwia
Lefrooth, Edwin Lefrooth, Curtis
Stennes, Kenneth Stennes, Edwm
Myrtle Hanson, Miron
Hanson. Those who have attended
19 days: Peter Stromberg, George
Hendrickson, Walborg Hegstrom.
Those having attended 18 days: An
nie Stromberg, Andrew Stromberg,
Mrs. P. O. Hanson,
School District 130,