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John Husby, the county agent, was a
business caller at Viking last week.
Mrs John Lindquist returned last
^week after having spent about two
"weeks visiting with her daughter, and
old acquaintances in the twin cities and
5aylord Mmn. She says the crops in
the southern part of the state are in a
Mrs. Chas. Lindell and son Gust
autoed to Thief River last Wednesday.
Evan. Ole Cande held services at
Uland's place last Sunday afternoon.
The Swedish Ladies Aid met at A.
Westerlund's last Thursday. In spite
of rainy conditions a fairly large crowd
The Aid meets at Sustad's Thursday,
Arthur Gustafson who has been stay
ing with his father in Rockford, 111.,
visited town last week.
Senator Lobeck gave an interesting
lecture in the I. O. G. F. hall last Fri
Mr and Mrs. A\el Anderson left for
their honeymoon trip to the twin cities
last week They were accompanied by
Mr. and Mis. A. Kohl who have been
visitors at the latters parental home
for some time.
The Ladies Aid of the Swedish Mis
sion church will hold an auction sale
July 13th Refreshment will be served
after the sale Everybody is cordially
invited to attend.
Mr. Lindell and son Gust were War
ren callers last Saturday.
A number of the farmers are already
busy putting up hay.
Mr. Nestrud conducted services at
the Sande church last Sunday even
Mr. and Mrs. F. Anderson attended
the Mission meeting at Comstock last
Albert Stroble, of Radium, met with
an accident last Saturday evening near
Viking, when his car tipped in a ditch.
He was slightly injured. His car was
badly damaged, two wheels were
smashed, also the windshield.
Theodore Nelson is visiting at his
home in town.
Mr. and Mrs. Charley Anderson, Mr.
and Mrs. Knutson and John Lindquist's
were pleasantly entertained at M. Fors
berg's last Sunday.
Ole Mebust and Mrs. Murphy autoed
to Thief River Falls Monday.
Too late for last week.
One of the prettiest and largest wed
dings of the season was solemnized last
Sunday at 2 m., when Miss Ruth
Lindquist and Mr. Axel Anderson were
united in the holy bonds of wedlock at
the home of the bride. A large con
course of friends and relatives of the
bridal pair had gathered to witness the
solemn and impressive rites of the
The ceremony was performed by
Rev. Drotts, of the Swedish Mission
church and the vows were spoken
beneath an archway of pink and white
crepe paper and fern leaves. Roses,
carnations and flowers of the season
were beautifully arranged in rooms and
in the tent where the dinner was ser
Chas Franks has returned
home from Indiana, where he
purchased a carload of
These cattle are among the
best of blood lines of white face
cattle. While they are not in
show shape, they are ready for
Have six young bulls for sale,
also can spare a few females.
CHAS. FRANKS, Prop.
E. E. HNIGHT, Herdsman
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As the soon to be wedded couple
passed into the room, Lillie Lindquist,
who presided at the organ, played the
we/lding march. The bride was attend
ed by her sister, Signe, and Dagny An
derson, sister of the groom. The groom
was attended by his brother, Arthur,
and the bride's brother, Arthur.
The bride wore a lovely gown of
Ivory Satin Messaline handsomely
trimmed in beads and georgette crepe.
She wore a bridal veil trimmed
white roses and carried a large shower
bouquet of pink and white roses and
Lillies-of-the-Valley. The brides maids
were attired in pink voile dresses. The
groom and groomsmen wore blue suits.
After the ceremony and when con
gratulations had been extended, a
sumptuous repast was served in the
tent to the friends and relatives pres
ent. Refreshments were served thru
out the afternoon and evening.
It is haidly necessary to introduce
Mr and Mrs. Anderson, both having
spent the major part of their lives in
our midst. Few young people are
launched upon the "Matrimonial Sea"
under more favorable auspices. The
bride, Miss Ruth Lindquist, is the acgard
complished daughter of our enterpris
ing fellow-citizens., Mr. and Mrs. P.
Lindquist. She is one of Viking's most
popular and highly esteemed young
women, and will be a true helpmate to
the companion she has chosen as a hus
band. Mr. Anderson had charge of the
Spaulding elevator for several years,
but now holds the position as manager
of the Bertram-Wright Lumber Co., in
Newfolden. He is an industrious and
trustworthy young man and is to beyear
commended upon his sound judgment
in the choice of a wife.
Voicing the sentiments of Mr. andsatisfactorily.
Mrs. Anderson's numerous friends we
wish them a long and happy life. May
success crown all their efforts and
health be their heritage. Mr. and Mrs.
Anderson will make their future home
Rev. T. J. Bach, Missionary from
Maracarbo, Venazuela, in South Amer
ica, held services in the Mission church
Sunday forenoon. He told several nar
ratives of the life as a Missionary in
The Styrlund boys autoed to Grand
Forks last Sunday to visit at their
Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Peterson and
daughters, Hazel and Miriam, were
Viking callers last Saturday.
Miss Esther Tangquist left for Jupi
ter last week, where she will attend
the Young Peoples' Conference to be
Mr. and Mrs. Jenson and daughter,
Ardith, autoed to Thief River Falls
Saturday evening to visit over Sunday.
Albert Myrbo left for Alexandria last
week to spend a two month's vacation
at his parental home there.
The Co-operative Shipping Associa
tion will ship cattle June 29th.
Rev. Drotts made a short call at
Chas. Lindell's Monday.
Mr. Benson's mother is visiting at
the Benson home this week.
Charley Anderson's, of Luna, and
Henry Anderson, of Warren, attended
the wedding Sunday.
Mr and Mrs Benson autoed to
Grand Forks Sunday.
The Oscar Hansen family started on
a auto tu last week. Their destina
tion is a
il visi relatives.Dakota, The
wheie they w7
brought tents and camping outfits
which they will make use of on thebuilt
The Anderson girls, Vera Axelson
and Ellen Forsberg, of Thief River
Falls, were guests at the wedding Sun
Mission Church of Viking
WERNER DROTTS. Pastor.
Services will be held next Sunday at
10*30 a at Strandberg's school house
in West Valley, and at 3 p. m. at the
Northern school house in New Maine.
The confirmation class -will meet
next Saturday at Mrs. Westman's place
at 10 30, and the Ladies' Aid at Mrs.
Ramstad's at 2 p. m.
In Viking the Ladies' Aid will meet
next Thursday, July 11, at Sustad's
place at 2 p. m.
Mowers, Rakes, Binders, Shockers,
Tractors, Cream Separators, Etc.
We will have a good display of
our machinery at Fair grounds and
also in our ware house. We will
be glad to show you what we have
and also to receive orders for
future delivery. We have only a
few shockers left, get one.
Yours for a Good Fair,
Limdgren, Wittensten & Co.
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Rasmi Nilson and family, Mrs. A. E
Holmlund and Mrs Torrens, Miss
Helen Aakerbloom. Mrs. G. Holmgren
and Miss Olga Holmgren, Mrs A.
Lofstrom and Ole Sjodin autoed to
Pine Creek and Menuicino, Man. on
Saturday to visit with the A. Blom
family, who formerly resided here in
Lincoln. The trip was made in two
autoes, and parties report a good time.
The Mission Church Young People
society will meet at C. S. Carlson's new
place in town of Wright, one-half
mile southwest of Eiick Lefroth's Sun
day afternoon, July 7th. All welcome
Mrs. and Mrs. Ted Unflerdahl came
down from Donaldson on Monday to
There will be a Mission Meeting at
the Swedish Lutheran Church on July
9th. Ladies who are members of
church are requested to bring along
food to be used for the lunch to be
served. A large attendance is expected.
Mrs. P. R. Peterson of Barrett, Minn.
is visiting her daughter Mrs. P. G. Hau
Rev Ordahl will conduct services at
the Swedish Lutheran church 111
Norwegian language, on July 14th at
11 o'clock a. m.
The farmers elevator company held
their annual meeting last week and we
are pleased to make known the fact
that theelevator has had a very suc
cessful business and the shareholders
will receive a good rate of interest on
their money, even tho it is the first
of the company's existance and
much money has been invested in ma
chinery needed to carry on the work
We know that since the
first year was a good one the next will
evidently bring still better profits to
both shareholders and others who paagent
tronize the company.
English ladies Aid meets with Mrs.
Butterfoss July 7th in the afternoon.
Mrs. Gray from Sioux City, Iowa,
and Mrs. Anderson from Clarkfield,
Minn., came here to visit at their par
ental home, Lewis Anderson's and to
bid goodbye to their brother Hoy who
was called to the camp last week.
Mrs. Effie Lanterback from Bis
marck.N D. is visiting at F. I. Ras-acquaintances.
Henfred Bernhardson and Wm. Wilk
strom and family made a trip to Gatzke
a week ago.
Peter Wilkstrom accompanied a car
load of cattle to Chicago last week, and
returned with a satisfactory sum
money received for shipment.
Mrs. Stokett, of Bagley is spending
the summer with her brother C. Christ
A number of our people attended the
Nonpartisan league picnic in West Val
Swan Bengtson and Mrs. J. J. Oistad
attended the funeral of the formers son
at Lake Crystal, Minn, a week ago.
Willie Slater and Miss Ottine Rokke
made an auto trip to Grand Forks and
Thompson, N. D. last Thursday.
Miss Bessie Taylor from New Maine
is visiting at Wm. Combes.
Ole Sjodin's little girl had the mis
fortune of falling down a stairway Fri
day and, broke her arm above the elbow.
Dr. Turnbul of Karlstad was called to
attend to her and we hope she will soon
be alright again.
The Gustaf Adolf's bridge is now
completed, and in a few days the grade
leading up to it will be ready. This
name was given it by one of the la
borers there las fall. This bridge is
across the Middle Rive 7 miles
straight south of tSarndquist, about a
quarter of mile east of August Rokke's
place. When this work is completed
then it will be an easy matter for tra
velers to make connections between
here and Newfolden and other southern
points. By following the Standquist
West Valley Central road which will
bring them to the county road leading
into Newfolden. Mr. Grund of Alma
was the contractor on said bridge.
J. J. Oistad and family and Mrs.
Ross Hanson and Laura Sihlberg auto
ed to last Thursday.
Mrs. Knute Hanson from Loma, N.
D. visited at hereparental home, A.
Duras, last week.
I RADIUM 1
The baby girl born to Mr. and Mrs.
E. O. Huset Monday, June 25th, whose
death occurred shortly after birth, was
buried at the Greenwood cemetery
Misses Bessie Sedlacek and Helen
Loen were pleasant callers at the home
of Mrs. P. J. Bauer Tuesday evening
Mrs. Farnsworth artd baby were
Wairen visitors on Thursday.
We are glad to report Mrs. E. O.
Huset's recovery, and we will be
please to have her back with us
The rain which we have had the past
week is appreciated by both the farm
ers and those in tow n, as the crops and
gardens were greatly in need of ram.
Mrs. Wm. Zblewski and children,
Mrs. Kittle Hunstad and children call
on their mother, Mrs. Nick Schant
zen, Thursday afternoon.
Mrs. Hugo Monroe was a pleasant
caller at the home of Mrs. Henry Wal
h'oupt's Friday evening.
Miss Viola Rutz arrived Saturday ev
ening from Warren, where she is em
ployed in the telephone'office, to spend
with her parents.
Carl Loen arrived from Thief River
Falls last week, to spend a few days'
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
Loen, before leaving to be trained in
the navy, having enlisted a short time
ago. There is very little doubt of Carl
not making good, as he certainly is a
very enthusiastic man. We all wish
him success in his new career, as one
of Uncle Sam's sailors.
'E. O. Huset has enlisted in the
Signal Corps and will leave for train
ing the 15th of this month He has in
the past been employed, first as depot
at Radium, later as assistant
cashier of the Farmers State Bank, and
for a short time now he was cashier of
the bank. He will be missed by his
numerous friends who wish him the
best of luck in this his new career,
which he has chosen.
Mrs. Ole Nelson and children arrived
home Saturday evening from Stephen,
where they have been spending the past
two weeks with their numerous
Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Bauer and son.
Joedy, were entertained by Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Walhoupt at a delicious
Mrs. J. H. Loen and son Carl, daugh
ter Charlotte, left for Gonvick Monday
to spend a few days with Mrs
Perry Austin, one of Mrs. Loen's
daughters. Carl went for the purpose
of bidding his sister farwell before he
leaves for the training camp.
The Red Cross meeting held at the
school house Monday evening for the
purpose of electing new officers for the
coming year, resulted in the re-election
of Miss Sedlacek, chairman Miss
Loen, secretary and Mrs. P. J. Bauer,
treasurer. Mrs. Henry Walhoupt was
elected vice chairman. The Finance
committee was also re-elected, they are
Henry Walhoupt, Joe McGregor and
Clarence Torgeson. Two trustees were
elected, Chas. Potucek for the term of
one year, and Henry Walhoupt for the
term of two years.
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