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LITTLE CITIZENS GAVE PROGRAM
The Little Citizens League of the
Prairieview school gave another one of
their in teifsting and entertaining pro
grams on Friday afternoon. The* pi o
gram was as follows.'
Little Citizens GreedSchool.
Song, America the BeautifulSchool
Recitation, Like WashingtonObert
Pederson, Harvey Hauglid.
Recitation, Mamma's Hired Girl
Myrtle Pederoii _^
Recitation, Who's PictureKenneth
Song, Minnesota Hail to Thee
Recitation, Life of Washington
Dialogue, Easier to Preach than to
PracticeThree girls and four boys.
Reading, Early Life of Washington
Song, American HymnSchool.
Recitation, TeethAlice Chrisgenson
The Three Billy GoatsDramatized
Obert, Harry and Kenneth.
The QuestionerGladys and Alice
Song, Mt. Vernon Bells.Six girls.
G. E. Arhang was an Angus caller on
Mrs. Elling Olson went to Crookston
on Monday evening, returning the next
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Rowe, Mr. and
Mrs. C. Christensen and Arthur O
Olson were pleasantly entertained at
the R. E. Miller home on Tuesday even
Christ Solvik transacted business in
Arthur O. Olson left for Crookston
on Wednesday to spend a few days at
tending to business matters, besides
visiting some relatives and friends.
Oscar Hauglid called on Ole Gjerde
Pearl Rowe was an overnight visitor
with Margaret Christensen on Tuesday.
The Ladies' Aid of last Thursday was
C. J. Rowe left on a business trip for
Woodward, Iowa, on Thursday. He
will no doubt spend'a few days to visit
with old friends and neighbors.
Mrs. C. Rowe, Margaret Christen
sen and Pearl Rowe took Mr. Rowe to
the train at Angus on Thursday after
About ten of our young people, be
sides five from Brandt, attended the
Bristlet Community Club on Friday
evening the Roon school house
They enjo\od a good program and
W. G. Hamrick was a business caller
in Warren on Saturday
Stella Sandbo spent Fridaj night
with Pearl Rowe
Mrs. C. Rowe and Miss Pearl
Rowe called on Mrs. Oscar Olson on
0- J. Cailson did shopping in Angus
Mr. and Mis Ole Gjerde visited with
Mrs John Olson on Sunday.
Mr and Mrs E Miller and famil\
and Pearl Rowe weie entertained at
the Call Chi Menken home on Sunday
Mi. and Mr*. Andrew Olson and
daughter A inns wsited at Elling Olson's-
If you are going to have
a sale, let's talk it over.
Years of experience.
Write me, or call
Telephony. No. 7-9
G. L. SHORT
&V* SIS"'' *--2
Mr. and Mrs. O. Erhart and family
of McCiea, were visitors at the W. G.
Hamrick home on Sunday afternoon.
Special services will be conducted in
the Melo church on Sunday, March 6.
Look among the churches notices for
Did you read the Farmers' Club pro
gram of last week's Sheaf, that will be
given next Friday? We think it's worth
while for you to attend. The meeting
will be held at the Four coiner school
Northeast of Warren
Last Friday evening the neighbors,
young and old, all gathered together at
a surprise party on Mrs Elmer Brown,
the occasion being her birthday. The
evening was spent in playing games and
other amusements. At midnight a de
licious lunch was served, as everyone
brought something to help out.
Mrs. Brown was also presented with
a number of beautiful gifts. In the^wee
small hours of the morning everyone
departed for home, declaring that they
had spent a delightful evening.
The Misses Martha and Freda Carl
son returned home last Saturday, hav
ing spent the winter in the cities. They
were accompanied home by their sister
Beda, who is employed in Warren.
The Aug. Peterson auction sale which
was held last Friday was well attend
ed. The warm spring weather made
it an ideal day for a sale, and also help
ed to bring out a large crowd.
Mrs. Olof Myrfield entertained Mr
and Mrs. P. A. Nelson and Mr. and Mrs.
Aug. Peterson at supper Sunday.
Miss Inga Anderson and brothers
Clarence, Andrew and Edwin. Miss
Mary Taus and Misses Elda and Flor
ence Palmer called at the A. B. Carlson
home Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Carr spent Sun
day evening with Mr. and Mrs. Olaf
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Brown and fam
ily called at the Aug Peterson home
Last Sunday Floyd and Maybelle
Fulton visited with the Meller young
Floyd Fulton left home last Monday
to work on the Tullar farm which is
located south of Warren.
Mr. and Mrs. R. Lane called on
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Brown Sunday af
Misses Martha and Frieda Carlson
leturned home from St Paul Saturday
Mrs Metheny and family called at
the home of Henry Klopp Sunday af
A very pleasan suipiise was gi\en
Mr and Mrs. Elmer Brown Fiiday
Mr. and Mis. Elmer Brown and
family visited Mr. and Mrs. August
Peterson Monday afternoon.
Mr and Mrs M. Warner called at
the Momoe home Thursday .after
The August Peteison vale was well
Cail Olson called on Knutson
The McCrea Farmers Club will meet
at the Burnside school Friday evening.
Arthur Gutterud of Holt was a bu&i
nes.s vihitoi at Steinei last Monday
Victoi Swanon, of Silveiton, called
at the home of his uncle, A Svvan
-QI of this place Wednesday, hauling
awav some wheat he had pui chased
fiom A Swarison last fall
Mrs Malbeig and daughtei. Miss
Nina, returned to then home here last
week, after having visited in the south
eastern part of the state for some time
The Farm Bureau held a meeting
at District 106 Saturday evening.
Oust Kramer, Wm. Marquette were
Mr and Mis Kuhl and son Cei
ald, Walter Marquardt, William Bue
lah, Kiamer, Albert, Arthur, Hazelle.
Lena Haugen, Victor Krafting. Charley
Skoglund, Walfred and Osear Larson,
Levi Johnson were visitors at Horns
Sunday afternoon and evening
Mr and Mrs. Carl A. Olson and son
spent Fiidav and Saturday at Xewfol
The social club wus wrell
Yoifll Always Find"
say* the Good Judge
Lindbeek last Saturday evening
The debate. "Resohed that education
is better than wealth" was won by the
afliimatne side which was presented
by Wm Kiamer, Albert Hfcugen and
Louie Poety. The negative side was
given by Victor Krafton. Arthur Hau
gen, John Berg. The Judges were Miss
Kellberg. Miss Meline and Mi^s Kloep
Delia Kramer, of Warren, commenc
ed school at District 106 Monday, a
That you get more
at less cost when
you use this class of
A small chew lasts
so much longer than
a big chew of the
ordinary kind. And the full, rich real
tobacco taste gives a long lasting chewing
satisfaction. Any man who uses the Real Tobacco Chew
will tell you that.
i^6ic'*w. ,5 ^Put up in two styles
|W-B CUT is a longfine-cuttobacco I
f RIGHT CUT is a short-cut tobacco
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To the great astonishment "of Mr
and Mis. J. M. Kulserh of Vikn
crowd of about thirty friends
relatives entered their home Thursday
evening and tendered them a ISurpffse.
Mr. and Mrs. Kulseth were presented
evening was pleasantly -spent in games
and music. At midnight a bounteous
luncheon was served by the ladies, af
ter which all depaited, having /enjoyed
the evening immensely. i
The Albeit Styrlund family and Mr.
and Mrs. Chas. Lindquist were Sun
day guests at Albert Peterson's.
C. F. Philstrom, of Wairen, was a
business caller at Viking Thuisday
Mrs. John Lai son and daughter
Helen visted at Frjink Andei son's
Mrs. J. Janson was at Wairen
several days of the past week con
sulting the doctor.
Miss Ella Anderson returned from
Thief River Falls Wednesday morn
ing, where she had been visiting fttr a
Mrs Albert Peterson called on Mrs.
Chas. Styrlund one afternoon of the
The following were entertained, at
Gust Anderson's Saturday evening: the
Edwarth's young people. Clara and
Carl Brink, Miss H. Swinlog and "Pon
Miss Myrtle Nelson left for AVarien
Wednesday morning where she will be
employed at the home of Dr. Q-s S.
The Young People's society ni&t^at
the church, Wednesday evening of last
Mrs. Cail Mellem and haby, of Rose
wood', visited at John Nelson's Thuis
day and Friday of the past week
Mr. and Mrs. Albert TomerF wei
Warren visitors Wednesday. 'f
Last Thursday eAening Miss Qwinlog
gave a party. The children were at
tired in all sorts of quaint costumes
The evening was past hi playing games
and lunch was partaken of by all.
Quite a large amount of hay is being
loaded and shipped out of Viking at
Robert Lindell gave a birthday party
last Sunday in honor of his fifteenth
birthday. The following boys were
present. Clarence and Theodore Ben
son, Melvin Nordgaard, Clarence Tang
quist, Cail Lai son, Heibeit Andeisoii,
Carl and Victor Franson
The A Anderson fannlj \isited
at Tripps Sunday
Ernest Styilund and Olof Eide were
Warren calleis Monday
John Nelson left for Pelican Rapids.
Minn., Monday morning
The Edwarths family were enter
tained at H. Larson's Sunday afternoon
Miss Myrtle Anderson returned home
Wednesday morning from a few weeks
stay in the cities Myrtle left for War
ren the following Friday where she
will isoon open up hoi spiing stock of
l)r and MJS Lindquist and baby
Eunice weie Sundaj isitors at
Gust Sustad and fainilj Sundayed at
Chas Petei son's
Oscar Hansen was a business caller
in Adams. N last week -concerning
hay, which he has. been shipping *rot
H. E. Waldion, of North Dakota, has
purchased the seventeen acres of land
east of the creamery of John Nelson,
and also several head of live stock.
Mr Waldron is a son-in-laaw of Ed
Hanson, at which place himself and
family ha\e been staying fqp several
Mrs. Morris Halvorson letuined to
Viking, after having \isited for a few
days at hei parental home in Rose
Mr. and Mis. L. Ilalvorson. Mrs:
John Olson and Grandmother Ilalvor
son left for Thief River Falls Monday
evening to visit for a few days.
Mesdames W. Lhidquist and C. Lin
dell were Monday afternoon callers at
Time Certificates 88,985.42
Mrs. Myrbo and baby arrived home
from Warren Monday evening.
IVorweKinn Liith. Church of Viking
S. J. BREKKE. Pastor.
Sei vices in Viking Sunday moinmg
at 10 30.
Confhmant class meets Saturday af
ternoon at 2 o'clock.
Services in New Solum Sunday after
noon at 3 00
Statement of the Condition of
STATE BANK OP VIKING,
at close of business on Feb 21, 1921
Loans and Discounts $138,889 04
Oveidiafts 4SfB 16
U. S Bonds and other U. S. i
obligations -7,H)0 00
Banking House, Furniture
Other real estate
Due from other
Banks $ 9,677 47
Cash on Hand 2,543 31
Cui $1.033 00
Gold 1,017 50
Silver 492 00
Total Cash Assets 12,220 78
Checks and Cash Items 112 69
Total $164,561 40
Capital Stock $ 10,000 00
Surplus Fund 5,000.00
Undivided Profits, Net 5,103 49
Notes Rediscounted and Bills
Payable (including certifi
cates for money borrowed) 21,000 00
to Check $ 32,385 27
Cashier's Checks 1,655.25 n^J
Savings Deposits 431.97
Total Deposits $123,457.91 123.457..91
Total _~ $164,561.40
State of Minnesota, County of Mar*
We, O. H. Taralseth, President and
I. M. Myrbo, Cashier of die above
named bank, do solemnly swear that
the above statement is true to the
best of our knowledge and belief.
O. H. Tavalaetb. President
M. Myrbo, Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this 25th day of February, 1921.
(Seal) Natalie C. Lucier,
Notary Public, Marshall
My Commission expired Sept 5, 1925.
Correct attest: ##Sffr
C. A. Nelson, ^mm
R, B. Taialseth,
with a comfoi table rocking chair as! daughter Lucy spent Sunday evening
a remembrance of the occasion. The at
The Sdiantzen Garage is nearly
ready to open for business. Milton
Schantzen will haAe charge of the
garage, and is ell prepared to handle
the business, having recently graduated
from the Faigo Auto and Tractor col
The town boaid of Comstoekl spent
most of Monday in session, attending
to the business of the township.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Yuergens and sons
were callers at the Nick Kobilka home
Martin Turnluud spent Sunday with
Paul Horter and Albert Honold spent
Sunday afternoon at the Frank Knoll
Mrs. Tony Ruff called on friends in
Radium Saturday afternoon.
The Teachers Reading Circle of this
community met Saturday afternoon in
the Radium school. After the session
was over Miss Olga Bloomsness acted
as hostess at a delieious luncheon.
Little Joede Bauer has been quite ill
for-the past few days. We hope to
see him well in the near future.
Misses.* Zella and Grace Xuergens
spent Sunday afternoon with Freda and
Misses Olga Bloomsness, Anna Kram
er and Messrs. Nels Lund and Albert
Stroble enjoyed Saturday evening at
the Sedlacek home.
Ed. Yuergens and family spent Fri
day evening at the Frank Sedlacek
John Emanualson spent Sunday in
Thief River Falls.
J. H. Loen spent from Thursday eve
ning until 'Saturday in Thief River
Falls. While there he attended the
banquet given by Winton Nichols for
those engaged in work for the firm.
Joe McGregor and family called at
the G. Kiamer home Sunday.
Milo Warner is home after a period,
of stienuous campaigning for the Farm
Bureau Mr Warner visited in Radium
Saturday, and his friends were glad to
welcome him homer Mr. Warner has
been most successful in the work he has
been doing for the farm bureau, and the
congratulation of this community goes
to him o\er his good work.
A Allen was a Wairen "\isitor
Mr and Mrs Ekman, Mr. and Mrs
Wm Zblewski, Fred Monroe. Mrs.
Kittle Ilunstad and Hunas Ekman
spent Sunday evening at the Shantzen
Mrs. N. Shantzen spent Monday with
Mrs. Frank Knoll.
Mr and Mrs. William Zblewski, Mil
ton Shantzen and William Elhert
stad returned with them for a short
Mi and Mrs. otto Esssig and chil
dren and Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Berg
er spent Sunday at the August Ander
son home at Luna.
Nick Shantzen and sons attended to
business at Viking Saturday.
A large crowd of friends were en
tertained^ at the Zblewski home last
If you want Standard Test
Highest Market Price
Bring your Cream to
NELS E. LUND
Anderson home during the illness
a 1 Anderson.
Albert Horter and
Building Material prices are not
tumbling. They are being adjusted to
line up with right values. Normal times
demand normal prices. As soon as
lower buying prices are in effect on any
of our products we pass the decline
along to our customers.
"There never.was a surplus of qual-
Real value does not over-stock itself.
An article cannot stay below its intrinsic
The leveling process is on.
Commerce and Trade is not waiting
simply for the bottom to be reached.
Shantsen called at the N.
Kobilka home Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Emil Otto spent Mon
day evening with Mr. and Mrs. A.
N. Shantzen, William Zblewski and
J. J. Shantzen made a business trip to
Mr. and Mrs. Otto Essig entertained
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Zblewski Monday,
Henry Klopp has made good head
way with the new garage which is
Mr. and Mrs. N. Shantzen and sons
Milton and Melvin, Mr. Klopp and
Honas Ekman called at the Zblewski
home Monday evening.
The youngest son of Mr. and Mrs.
Chafe. Loeslie has been very ill from
a gathering in his ear, but he is now
The following enjoyed a sleigh ride
out to the Frank Knoll home Thurs
day evening: Alma Olson, Ruby
Cook, Gladys Anderson, Clara Reibau,
Charlotte Loen, Kenneth Cook and
Albert Anderson. The evening was
pleasantly spent in cards and games.
Wm. Marquardt, Jr, and Gust
Kramer were Warren visitors Satur
John Sehultz has returned from an
extended visit with friends and rela
Mrs. P. J. Bauer's mother is here
for a visit with her daughter.
J. S. Anderson has started a dray
line in Radium.
I North Comstock
Mr. and Mrs Carl Appelquist and
family and Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Potucek
spent Monday evening at Wm. Po
Paul Faulstich is assisting Carl Ap
pelquist at present.
Ray McGregor was a Radium caller
Grandma Potucek visited at Wm. Po
Ray Wildes was a Radium caller
Albert Potucek and sisters Gladys
and Tillie, spent an enjoyable evening
at Sloan's of Foldahl Wednesday.
Agnes Potucek is assisting Mrs.
Rasmus Hage of Warren.
Everett Carlson was Warren on
Mr. and Mrs Wm Potucek and Alice
and Willie, Emil Potucek, Claiissa Eric-
Losses of some kind come occasionally to
all. With insurance these losses are expelled.
Are you properly protected against losses
with insurance? If not call on us.
NOT HOW MUCH BUT HOW GOOD
We can accommodate you with Tornado,
Fire Hail, Automobile, Tractor and Life In
High Pricesar Coming Down
LUMBER PRICES ARE DOWN NOW!
son and Oscar Dahlin visited at Mc~"
Gregory Wednesday evening.
Ray Wildes ^visited with Karl Turn
lund Saturday afternoon.
Albert Potucek and Paul Faulstich
made a business call at Sedlaeek's Mon
Mr. Lull was a Warren caller on Sat
Alice and Willie Potucek helped
Evelyn Lull celebrate her birthday Sat
urday afternoon. They returned hoijie
Laymon's visited with Lull's Wednes
day evening. _*"
The Laymon young folks and Emil
Potucek and Charlie Potucek spent
Saturday evening at Wm. Potucek's.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Potucek and Mrs.
Gillisby and sons spent a pleasant Sun
day afternoon at Carl A. Turnlund's.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Appelquist and
Chas. Potucek visited at P. J. Turn
Elmer Fagerstrom visited at Lull's
The following young folks spent an
enjoyable time at the W. Potucek home
Sunday afternoon: Misses Bertha and
Ida Anderson and Esther Fagerstrom,
and Messrs. Roy /and Bert Laymon,
Karl Turnlund, Charlie Potucek and
Ray Wildes. The afternoon was
merrily spent in playing the Victrola
and chatting and afterVvards in snow
ball fighting and in playing cards.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe McGregor and fam
ily spent a pleasant Sunday at H. Gc
Kramer's of Radium.
Art Potucek visited with the Lay
mon boys Sunday.
The Farmers State Bank
Will ship cattle and hogs on
SATURDAY, MARCH 5th
Notify the manager what
you have, that ample room
can be provided.
C. J. APPELQUIST,
It is held in check until business strikes
the level of mutual advantage to buyer
Our thorough preparation to be
"Ready when you are" is the premium
that goes with every purchase.
Much of our capital stock is your
Much of your buying ability is our
confidence in your integrity.
Numerous items in our new March,
price list of Building Materials are lower
than the present wholesale market af
fords. If there is any question about a
value, we are giving you the benefit of the
rtson Lumber Company
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