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TjThe Alvarado schools will^open Tues-
day," Sept. 2nd. ~"We expect all who
Impossibly can to be herein that,date,
that we may plan our work according-
Mr. .and Mrs. Neujhar and family
ami. Miss Johnson returned from their
trip to Minneapolis Monday, which they
made by automobile last week.
Harry O. Johnson arrived home from
Fort Porter, N. Y., last Friday* where
lie received his honorable discharge,
after serving fourteen months in the
army, of which the last nine being spent
in military hospitals. Private C.
Mathews, of Fort Porter, accompanied
liim home, returning the same evening
#3*0 Buffalo, N.
Zt Mrs. R. J. Ferring has just received
Apf'jia large assortment of the latest style
^WllmH and Winter Hats. Come and get
Miss Bertha Holt entertained a num
l*r of her small friends Tuesday after
aoon'in honor of her birthday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Olson and family
moved to Oslo Tuesday, where they will
make their future home, Mr. Olson hav
ing secured the position as grain buyer
lor the Oslo Grain and Fuel Co.
Quite a number of AJvaradoites at
tended the ."Hearts of Humanity" at
Warren, this week.
Mrs. Englesrude and daughter, of
Marsh Grove,.visited at the I. N. Lodoen
nome a few days last week, returning
liome Sunday evening.
Mrs. Carl Danielson, of March, visit
ed at the Goethe and C. Olson homes
between trains last Friday.
Mrs. Englund and daughters, left for
their home in North Dakota, after
spending the summer at the home of
Mrs. Englund's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Rev. and Mrs. Knudtson, of Larimoru,
m. D., called at the I. N. Lodoen home
Remember, Mrs. R. J. Ferring has
your hat. Just your style.
August Lundgren and daughters, of
Warren, were in the village Sunday
Alys Lodoen and Clinton Sundin are
-visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. I
Willo, Raymond, Harry and Anton
Johnson spent Sunday afternoon at the
yJL Engen home south of Warren.
Mrs. H. Allen and daughter, Myrtle,
returned from McHenry, N. D., last
Wednesday, where they visited a sister
f Mrs. Allen's for a week.
Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Dahlgren and fam
ily, Mr. and Mrs. P. Sundby and daugh
ter, autoed to Grand Forks Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. I. N. Lodoen attended
the funeral of Mrs. Halvor Gunderson
at Oslo last Sunday afternoon.
Miss Vina Bergman visited at the
Bergman farm and other places in the
country a number of days last week.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Allen, Ted and
Myrtle Allen autoed, to Radium Sunday
afternoon, where they visited friends.
Miss Elizabeth Youngdahl, of War
Ten, spent a few days in the village as
a guest of Miss Inez Johnson.
Mr. and Mrs. I. N. Lodoen were en
tertained at the Andrew Lodoen home
at Warren last Saturday evening for
Mrs. M. Sands, Margaret, Stella and
Frel Sands, autoed to Oslo Monday
Mr. and Mrs. Iver Iverson were
Cfnnd Forks visitors Saturday after
Andrew Lodoen and family, of War
ren, called on the I. N. Lodoen family
Mr. and Mrs. P. Sundby were enter
tained at a dinner at the F. E. Dahl
gren home Saturday evening.
Saptlst Church of Vega.
C. H. ECKBLAD, Pastor.
Services Sunday, Aug. 31:
At VegaSunday school will be held
at 11 a. m. and preaching service there-
At Alvarado-^Sunday school at 11:45
ia. m. and preaching services at 8 p. m.
A cordial invitation is extended to
W Swedish Lutheran Church of Alvarado.
.tfV,/ MR. WESTLUND, Pastor.
?Jw N Friday, Aug. 29A meeting is calle'l
'^at Alvarado to call a minister at 8:30
A^ p. m.
/'r-%. Saturday, Aug. 30The Elim-Alvar
/ado confirmation class meets at Alvar
ado at 10 a. m.
Pnnday, Aug. 31Services at Bloom
f'wood at 11 at EJim at 3. Sunday
^''^school at Alvarado at 11 at Elim at
fSf 2 -HO.
'\tirwegfan liUth. Church of Alvarado.
j&V<\ S. J. BREKKE. Pastor.
W^^Vorwegian. services ^Sunday morning,
S&^Arct. 31, at 11 arm.
&e & Kongsvinger church, Services Sunday
S# 1 are welcome.
Wi H. DIXON
The Warren Auctioneer
Bells all kinds of Property, any-
I l|fc ?here, any time. 26 yean ex-
i^^,^,"*erieiceI -l Begu1ar rates. Phone
A surprise party", was given at the
home of Mrs. Clara Torgeson last week".
A large number ofroung folks, as urell
as married ones, were present. It was
in general a farewell party A delicious
lunch was served and all present had a
very enjoyable time." Credit is due Mrs,
Joe-McGregor, Mrs. Wolhaupt and Miss
Loen for making up this party.
Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Bauer and son
Joedy left Saturday night for Mahno
men to spend Sunday at the parental
home of Mrs. Bauer in that city. They
returned Monday morning.
Announcement cards ~were received
by many of their friends as follower:
"BornTo Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Spell
brink, a baby boy, on Aug. 3rd, 1JB19.
Weight 10 pounds." The community
extends to the happy pair their heart
Mrs. Clara Torgeson and daughter,
Miss Selpha, left for the cities Wednes
day evening to spend a few days in
Minneapolis. From there they will
leave for Wisconsin to visit for some
time .with relatives, later returning to
Minneapolis to -make their future home
there. Miss Selpha was for two terms
a teacher in our town school. Later
she worked as a saleslady in the Farm
ers Co-Operative Store Co. She was
well adapted for both teaching and as
a saleslady, and was certainly liked by
all wha came in contact with her. Her
ever jolly disposition and smiling face
will be missedgdn general by the many
numerous friends she has left behind.
Mrs. Torgeson was also very well liked,
being a very sociable woman, of a kind
disposition. She was also very sympa
thetic, generous and always willing to
help out where hefp was needed, and
was at the head of most all our social
doings. Her good advice, as well as
social talkj will certainly be missed by
us all. A host of their friends earnest
ly hope and wish them the best of luck
in. their new location. In losing them
we have lost some of the best citizens
of our township. Good luck be with
you at all times, i ,/A
Mrs. H. Wolhaupt and Miss* Loen
went to Warren Thursday to consult the
Miss Minnie Loeslie, who was oper
ated on for appendicitis at the hospital
at Warren, returned home Saturday
evidently feeling fine but a trifle weak.
We are glad to see she is doing so nice
Nick Schantzen had the misfortune
of breaking his arm Saturday morning
while cranking a Ford. Same old story,
the "Ford" kicked.
Mrs. Vance and daughter, of Thief
River Falls, returned home Tuesday
evening after visiting at the Nick
Schantzen home south of town. Mr.
Vance at one time was Soo Line agent
here. Mrs. Vance made the remark,
that there has been a great deal of im
provements in our town since they lived
Mr. and Mrs. Hortan, of Oslo, have
taken charge of the Farmers Co-Oper
ative store Co. in place of Mr. Clarence
Torgeson and Miss Selpha Torgeson.
I NORTH COMSTOCK
Threshing has commenced and a fair
ly good crop is reported.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sedlacek visited
at John Potucek's Thursday evening.
Roy, Lilly, and Bert Laymon visited
at Will Potucek's Thursday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Carlson and Mrs.
Hilton visited at Emil Potucek's Wed
Mrs. Laymon and children, Mary and
Charlie, Mrs. John Potucek and Mrs.
Charlie Potucek, visited at Wm. Po
The following visited at John Robert
son's Sunday afternoon: Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Carlson, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Po
tucek and family, Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Turnlund and children, Mr. and Mrs
Emil Potucek and children, Mr." and
Mrs. John Steinkopf, Mrs/ Hilton and
Roy and Bert Laymon.
Agnes Potucek and George Hutchin
son visited at the Potucek homes Sun
Mrs. McGregor visited^ at John Po
Archie Carlson and son "Bud", visit
ed at Charlie Potucek's Sunday.
Victor Fagerstrom and Albert Po
tucek were seen going west with the
Chevrolet car Sunday. -We^- wonder
where they went.
Mr. and Mrs. M. Forsberjgevislted at
M. Anderson's Sunday. ^i'ffA'
The following were Simu^vislterg
at J. Lindquist's: Mr. and Mrs. F. An
derson,-the Rev: Drotts family, Dr. and
Mrs. Lindquist and the,~Chas. Lindell
The Sunday school children of the
Norwegian Lutheran church had their
Sunday school picnic at J. Nelson's last
Sunday. The children say they had a
splendid time. -f*j*
The Chas. Peterson Tainily spent Sun
day afternoon visiting at the M. Tang
i- Hilda Hanson visited with,Angus rel
atives and friends Sunday.' fl\
Esther And Myrtle~Anderson are busy
these days in Warren in the Miss Dahl
quist millinery store which they- recent-
Andrew" AxelsonK employed at- Alvar-
adq, was an over Sunday visitor at his
home here. .V^V*
Rev. and Mrs. O. Sande sang several
duets at the evening services in the
Swedish Mission Churchy Sunday. Rev.
-Sande also delivered a very interesting
and impressive sermon. ^^^"%2
C. Samuelson, who works for the
Pioneer land & Loan Co. in Warren,
spent Sunday with home folks here.
Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Nordgaard and
Mr. and Mrs. S. Hanson were Sunday
visitors at T. O. Eide, at New Solum.
Vera Axelson left for Winnipeg, Can
ada, Monday evening, where she will be
employed in a printing office. ?$W
Threshing is in full sway here now.
The wheat is reported to be poor, but
oats and barley are fairly good.
Ella and Vivian Anderson visited
with Mrs. J. Lindquist Monday after
noon. V? S*
Ethel Styrlund is assisting Mrs. H.
Larson with the housework during
threshing time. _t H*
Henry Sustad, manager of the Farm
ers Shipping Association, left for St.
\\U Ae4et t^J^i
CertlScate ef IneerjHratlen ef tfce?"
State Bank ef Vlkta,
\U, Vlklas, Mlnneaeta.
At a meeting of the Stockholders of
the above named Bank held at the
banking house on the 13th day of Aug
ust A. D. 1919, the following resolution
was offered and adopted by a majority
vote of its capital stock:
Resolved: That section six of the Cer
tificate of Incorporation of this Bank
be amended to read as follows:
Section- Six. The highest amount of
Indebtedness or liability to which the
corporation shall at any time be sub
ject shall be Three hundred thousand
We hereby certify that the foregoing
resolution was duly adopted by a ma
jority vote of the Capital Stock, at a
meeting duly called for that purpose
and held at the banking house in
Viking, Minnesota, on the 18th day of
August A D. 1919.
I. M. MYRBO,
State of Minnesota,
County of Marshallss. t"* i'*^
On this 13th day of August, 1919, be
fore me appeared O. H. Taralseth and
I. M. Myrbo, to me personally known,"
Who being by me duly sworn did say
that they are respectively the President
and Cashier of State Bank of Viking,
that the sear affixed to the foregoing
instrument is the corporate seal of said
corporation, that said instrument was
executed by them as their free act and
deed. t- p-
tne Musician's Instrument
-r-the Interior Decorator's Delight
^-the Teacher's Aid
the Source of never-ending Entertainment
$ t^The Phonograph with a Soulw
To the interior decorator- and lover of fine arts its exquisite
Period designs make it a phonograph apart.
*-i C. I. Styrlund,"
Notary Public", Marshall, Co., Minn.
My commission expires Feb. 19,
State of Minnesota,
Office of Superintendent of Banks.
St. Paul. August 15, 1919.
This is to certify that the action of
the stockholders of the State Bank of
Viking in voting to increase the highest
amount jof indebtedness to which the
corporation shall be subject from One
hundred fifty thousand (150,00) dollars
to Three hundred thousand (300,000)
dollars, as provided for in the foregoing
amendment to the Certificate of Incor
poration, has been approved by me.
~^S P. E. PEARSON.
'-Superintendent of Banks.
State of Minnesota. ^JfZ^'S
Department of State.
I hereby certify that the wthin in
strument was filed for record In this
office on the 15th day of August A. D.
1919, at 4 o'clock p. m., and was duly
recorded in Book of State' Bank
Records, on page 352.
-*'^5,V ^JULIUS A. SCHMAHL,
%jj "_.. ~,JfX'^ Secretary of Uate.
Office of Register of Deeds. 'Ju***.&"
In the home, its true musicits ReCreation of all that is
beautiful and real in music is of. utmost cultural benefit. Its
lighter music for lighter moods is a source of never-ending
entertainment. -M^, JS^S ^^^^^^^'-v^^-iif'i
We shall take pleasure in demonstratinr the New Edison
busy sewing at the A. J. Axelsoh holme
these last days.
W%A. "large number of Vikingites went
to Union Lake last Sunday for, a day's
outing. They report a remarkably fine
time. ^r^^ ^.^g
Mkjatsa Ohavern of Tlklas,
y:. WBItNBR DROTT8. ator.
"^Services will be held next Sunday'
at Andens place, town of FoldahL at 2
P. M. and in Viking at 7:30 P. M.
/Sunday school at Foldahl after the
services and In Viking at KhSO^All
are welcome. r^
Only one American home in four has
plumbing facilities. Systematic saving
and Investment in war savings stamps
for fiver years would yield more than
enough money to install these conven
County of Marshall, Minn. i^Xf
I hereby certify" that the within in
strument was filed in this office for
record on the 19th day of August A. D.
1919, at 1:00 o'clock p. m, and was duly
recorded in Book K, of Miscel., page 45.
"^V^sS. &. CHAS. E. GRINDER,
tf-*fajq*Aw Register of Deeds.
VA :iP' $%$?
sm v'fc'H.r'jt. ^-tfi
an'^afriendlvnatural tobaccd Keep yo' put-
on airs an' sauced-up" tobaccos
So says a friend ofours named Velvet Joe,
And he just about hits the nail on the head
Velvet is made for men who think there's
no smoke like real tobacco. If you are that
sort of man, listen:
Velvet"was born in old Kentucky, where
more t^anpne good thing comes^r^ii. It was
raised W carefully asany other Keafeuclgr
thoroughbred But the real secret of Velvet's
friendly qualities is its slow natural ageing
^tf a man Had to do
die washing just once,
his wife would have
Electrie Washing and
the next Monday.
Arrange for & Free Demonstration.
sundaes better than home made
iiogsheads Ageing ir the wooni
never hurt anythingand least of all, tobacco.
jr And so we say, Velvet is good tobacco^
nothing more or less. It runs second to
The picture of the pipe on the tin needn't
you from rolling a jim-dandy cigarette
Not 16 cents
or17cent* But 15 cent^