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The Redden and Van Hee family
«re Sunday dinner ^ ests at the R ° y
M inn home.
'Alfred and Jo Knudson were Plen
*ood callers Sunday afternoon
and Miss Mary Cer
W ere Plenty wood visitors Sat
• • even ing.
U1 Elmer Knudson visited with his
, s in Billy Newlon in town Saturday
afternoon
Oscar Fredrickson and Martin Moe,
from Christine, N. D„ are visitors in
this community, making the trip up
Vivre in Oscar's new Ford coupe.
11 Chas Madsen and son Jesse were
Plenty wood callers Saturday after
„ oon
Mis« Swanson gave a cooking de
monstration at the J. J. Eggen home
I gt Thursday afternoon. The follow
inif ladies* were present: Mrs. Chas.
Mad'Cn, Mrs. Hans Hardersen, Mrs.
ihm« Madsen and daughter, Mrs. C.
Knudson, daughters Josephine and
Mhnie. We are sorry that everyone
wasn't able to attend.
Miss Olga Knudson visited the
Ridenour home in town Saturday af
Bantz, Marie Hareland,
and Charles Hilyard were Archer
callers Sunday afternoon.
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COALR1DGE
Mr. and Mrs. William Lobdell,
sisted by Bert Guenther, were
in-, into the Lobdell residence Monday
and Tuesday, which was recently va
cated by Raymond Brentleson.
Bat Chapman purchased a new
Chevrolet Sedan this week.
Mrs Albert Spoklie, who has been!
receiving medical attention in the
is exnected to return to her
££ hereThifweek
m Tlnstoch started seeding 0 n
Thursday the first "to be Reported *in
Wamv
jT„ r0 ],| ' Guenther was delivering
w in te, G renora Tuesday ë
ïte nml Mte Emil Hueth were'
Koîtandhostess toanumber ofrel
atives at a' chicken dinner Sunday.
Those me«ent were* Mr and Mrs.
A ioioh Stephen and sons, Rudolph
Stephen, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. John Mur
nhv and Paul Stephen
1 Mr and Mrs Bert Guenther and
family attended 'church service at the
Harshburger school house Sunday and
were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
K nffman
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Chapman
Albert!
ar;d children visited at the
Ator home Tuesday afternoon.
John Powney was calling at the i
Men no Harshburger home Saturday.
Fred Herman from northwest of
town, drove over to Grenora Wednes- ;
dav looking after business interests
ami made a visit with the Bert
Guenther folks on his return trip. !
Math Svendson from Alkabo, N. D.,j
arrived Saturday and is a house-guest
of Mrs. Axel Swanson, sister of the
former Svendson expects to make his
home here this summer.
Janus Jorgensen drove out a trac
tor this week purchased from the Gre
nora dealer.
Adolph Stephen was a Grenora
shopper Thursday afternoon. i
The Thomas Trowbridge folks left
Monday for their home at Whitetail
accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Deb
Chapman. The Chapmans returned
the same day.
Agnes Lavalle and Ruby Lobdell
were calling on Mrs. William Lobdell
Tuesday evening.
Mrs. Adolph Stephen spent Wed
nesday afternoon visiting with Mrs.
Fred Brentleson.
Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Guenther and
family and Mr. and Mrs. William Lob
D. B. C. MAN MADE
BRANCH MANAGER
The Standard Oil Co. recently
placed John J. Schneider in charge
of their Huron (S. D.) branch.
Schneider is a graduate of Dakota
Business College, Fargo, from
which school Standard Oil has ob
tained nearly 200 employees. Inter
national Harvester, has advanced
John Matthys (a D.B.C. man) to
office manager at Winona. Nine
1 argobank officers are * ' Dakotans.
Watch results of ACTUAL
BU SIN ESS training (copyrighted—
unobtainable elsewhere.) **Follow
the Succe$$ful" May 1-8. Summer
study saves time. WriteF.L. Wat
kins, Pres,, 806 Front St., Fargo.
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den and children were visiting with]
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Ator at the
Virgil Guenther home Monday even-1
mg. Cards was the entertainment of
the evening after which lunch
served.
Soren Rasmussen- drove into Gre
nora the forepart of the week, bring
mg out a load of lumber.
Marvin Weer, of the Grenora coun
try, was doing some trucking in town
and secured a load of coal Friday.
Christ Lodahl was a Grenora shop
was
pe f , P f lda &,
Louise Chapman and Margaret Ste
phen were visiting at the Axel Swan
son home Thursday.
Eugene Lobdell is attending school
at Roosevelt school, the remainder of
the term.
Mrs. W. D. Legge, who has been
j seriously ill the past few weeks, i
much im P™ved at this writing.
j Mr. and Mrs. John Murphy
securing engine repairs in Grenora
Fnday.
| Mr. and Mrs. Deb Chapman enter
tained the members of the C. L.
whist club at-four tables of whist
j Saturday evening. Ray Trowbridge,
Math Svendson and Virgil Guenther
were visitors. At midnight the scores
were totaled and Mrs. Walter Ator
and Mr. Ludvig Matheson were pre
sented with pleasing remembrances in
honor of having won high scores. The
comedy token going to Mrs. Ludwig
Matheson and Mr. Emil Hueth. After
the luncheon the party enjoyed
hour of dancing.
Mr. and Mrs. Emil Rasmussen and
family were guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Janus Jorgensen Thursday evening,
Mr. and Mrs. Pat Chapman
family made a short call at the John
Murphy residence Saturday,
Mr. and Mrs. Harold
is
were
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and
drove to Plentywood Friday to visit
with relatives, Mrs. Martha Hill and
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Grier called on
,
| Mr. and Mrs. Axel Swanson and fam
j dy Wednesday.
| Marvin Thompson and Thomas Hill
Loth of Plentywood, were calling on
friends here Saturday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Dolfy Lobdell, Peck
Harshburger, Paul Stephen and Miss
Agnes Lavalle were among the young
I folks bom here who motored 1 int!
Plentywodo Sunday evening.
' Ella Murphy was callinf on Hattie
Hueth Wednesday.
1 James Randall, teacher at the Fred
; Brentleson school was calling on Mrs.
Adolph Stephen, in regard to school
' interests concerning John Meade
I Thursday
Mr. and Mrs. Nels Rasmussen and
i family spent Wednesday evening with
1 the Carl Lodahl family.
\ At the regular school election held
i Saturday from the Roosevelt school,
1 Frank Legge was elected trustee for
a term of three years to succeed Her
puf Hanson
I Albert Ator was attending to some
,£ town Monday forenoon
Mrs. Tlustoch and son John made a
! business call at the Math Ottenbreit
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the
Tuesday afternoon.
_ Margaret Stephen called on Mrs.
Fred Brentleson, northeast of town,
Thursday,
Mrs. Emil Hueth visited with the
Mi«ses Dorothy Kauffman and Yoder
Saturday, who are assisting at the
Menno Harshburger home,
Mesdames Deb Chapman, Adolph
Stephen and Mr. and Mrs.. Emil ue^h
were doing some shopping at
C0U A n ^ capital Friday
Arleen ffMdl is suffering from a
co < tb J« a "d infection
of the ear> Mrs * John . Mu . r P h y was
a ^«° reported on the sick list Satur
da y*
Bert Guenther purchased a second
hand drill from Nels Paulson and se
cured same Friday forenoon.
Clarence Chapman was a business
caller in Dagmar Tuesday.
Charley Burke of Hanks, N. D., was
a caller in town Sunday.
Hattie Hueth was calling on Mrs.
John Powney Monday afternoon.
Mrs. Dolfy Lobdell visited at the
Rudolph Stephen, Sr. home Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Lobdell and chil
dren were Friday evening dinner folks
of Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Guenther.
Carl and Emil Peterson, together
with Arnold Christensen were hob
nobbing in town Sunday afternoon.
The Ludvig Matheson folks were
visiting at the Winge home in the
Writing Rock Hill country Sunday.
Degree of Honor Convention
Will Be At Harlowton
Harlowon, April 4.—The two day
district convention of the Degree of
Honor will be held at Harlowton about
Sept. 23. Ten lodges will be repre
sented.
Mrs. Nora L. Cummings of Great
Falls, who spent the Easter season in
this city in the interests of this or
ganization, trained a class of juniors
Initiation will be held at each
here.
monthly meeting of the Degree be
tween now and convention time. La
dies of the Degree of Honor will give
a series of card parties and hold bake
sales to raise funds for expenses of
the convention.
FIRST TWO BILLION
IÎ S RANK FflRMPn
U. O. K Alm rUKmCjj
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NATIONAL CITY AND FARMERS
LOAN AND TRUST COMPANY !
MERGE THEIR AFFAIRS 1
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New York, April 6.—America's
first two billion dollar bank was
realized Monday when the Na
tional City Bank and the Farm
ers Loan and Trust Company di
rectors agreed on terms of affili
ating the two companies.
The announcement of merger
was given out by Chas. E. Mit
chell, president of National City.
Mitchell is to be made chairman
tof the National City and of the
newly merged company, which
will take over the trust business
of National City an'.i probably be
known as the City Bank Farmers
Trust Company.
The new subsidiary will func
tion as a separate unit much as
does the National City Company,
investment banking unit of Na
tional City Bank. The merger is
to be »effected by stock transfer,
Farmers Trust holders receiving
five shares iof National City bank
stock for each share iof Farmers
Trust held. This will result in an
increase in capital of the bank
from $100,000.(H)0 to $110,000,000.
It iis planned that the trust com
pany will have a capital of $10,
000,000 and a surplus of the same
amount.
Stockholders of the two com
panies will meet in the near fu
ture to the
SUMMER SHOWS ARE
BOOKED AT FROID
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Froid.—C. E. Jones of Beatrice,!
Neb., manager and owner of the
Summer Shows, was in town this
week and completed a contract where
by Froid will have a program consist
ing of four stage plays and five musi
cal entertainments over a period of
five days beginning about the Fourth
of July.
Mr. Jones is presenting a new idea
in Chautauqua, in that he carries no
lectures, nor painfully classical mu
sical programs. He also carries U ni
que seat ends which makes it possible
for all to have a comfortable seat. His
programs are staged with spotlights
color wheels and nine complete sets of
stage scenery. All equipment includ
mg tents will be new this season,
One feature that the entertainment
brings to the community is the junior
program A specially trained young
lady who has been associated with the
organization for three years will be
here to direct the children in a week
of play, story hours, parades, picnics,
pageants and other things that the
children like. The entertainment is
the
being possible by coopera
tion of the following business men of
Froid: J. W. Wulf, Maurice Johnson,
E. Perlin, Anna Enger, A. R. Butler,
Mrs. R. Lindberg, C. C. Sullivan,
Henry Svendsen, J. C. Stuller, Sam
Plough, S. B. Wallander, O. M, Mc
Cabe, Nora L. Peile, F. L. Darland,
Olmer Oison, A. E. Kamps, John Bru
die, Geo. *F. Hunter, D. C. Tschache,
Wm. Fay, H. L. McNeil, J. O. Dahl.
J. W. Schnitzler.
U. S. AMBASSADORS
MUST BE WEALTHY
Need of Successor for Herrick Reveals
Costly Requirements for Diplomats
—Must be Millionaires.
Washington, April 6.—If President
Hoover had to advertise for an am
bassador to France to succeed the late
Myron T. Herrick, his advertisement
in the papers today might read some^
thing like this:
"Wanted — Experienced diplomat
and business man; good appearance
essential; must have private fortune
of at elast $5,000,000 and be willing
to spend liberally from his own pock
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BIG CAR
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Now it is easy for forward-looking people
to satisfy their desires for a finer automo
bile. The New Pontiac Big Six makes it
possible for them to enjoy the style,
luxury and performance of a big car with
out paying a big car price. It enables them
to step up the quality of their cars without
stepping out of the low-priced field.
Prices f745 to $895,/, o. b. Pontiac, Mich., plus delivery charges. Bumpers,
spring covers and Lovejoy shock absorbers regular equipment at slight
extra cost. Check Pontiac delivered prices— they include lauest handling
charges. General Motors Time Payment Plan available at minimum rate
DONALDSON GARAGE, Dealer
Plentywood Montana
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The fact is, there are two. and pet-1
haps three, ? f h _^ y bS African dm?°
poor man need apply- American diplo
mats rate
Aires the most expense pojtsm the
American f° rei ^ s -„ ned l he t
Houghton has renort«:
post and there a £ f "
Woods Bliss m .
men prominently men
tbS £ the Paris Embassy laughed
when the reporters questioned him.
""would be bankrupt in three
month™ he explained.
Another American diplomat, with
long service at home and abroad, es
timated $ 5 , 000,000 as the minimum
private fortune which could sustain
American ambassador in Paris. He
said London and Buenos Aires were
an
not far behind.
He and others at the state depart
! ment described the situation as a par
adox of democracy in which poor men
shut off from the finest diplo
matic position. The United States, by
refusing to provide funds for house
rents, an automobile, or even for
formal dinners to foreign officials,
reserves important posts to men pre
pared to dig deep into their own poc
kets.
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Flax ville Farmers Elevator Is
Undergoing Needed Repairs
Flaxville, April 8.—The Farmers el
evator has closed here to allow for
repairs. Handicapped by old equip
ment in handling the last crop, it was
voted at a stockholders' meeting to
close the elevator long enough to in
stall new electric machinery. Repairs
are expected to cost about $5,000.
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Helena, Ap„^ SjjOtota- enters
*. larm -eason wnn weamer ^f 1 .
turns and moisture reserves spotted
bu * not unfavorable for an excellent
i cro P» according to the first weekly
; report issued by the department of
agriculture in co-operation with the
«täte extension service,
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WEATHER REPORT
Live stock has wintered well, win
ter wheat everywhere is in excellent
condition and intention surveys indi
cate increased acreage to spring
wheat, flax and com. Of all state
crops, potatoes seem slated for a five
per cent decrease in acreage. Total
acreage devoted to all crops will
dependent upon weather conditions
during seeding with prospects for ap
proximately 8,500,000 acres, and about
4,300,000 devoted to both winter and
spring wheat.
A general picture of the state
would show northeastern Montana
with below normal soil moisture,
southeastern sections with fair or a
bundant reserves and the western half
with about average conditions," ac
cording to the state publicity office.
"Beginning at the eastern border of
Hill county," the report said, "Blanie
county reports moisture reserves be
low normal. In Phillips county fall
plowed and fall burned stubble has
practically no moisture, while in Val
ley the county agent indicates it is
decidedly dry." Roosevelt has the
smallest amount of moisture stored
in the soil for several years and both
Sheridan and Richland report no pre
cipitation and snow all gone. •
"In the area south and east of Bill
ings, including Rosebud, Custer, Wi
baux, Prairie and Fallon, an abun
dance of precipitation is recorded. A
surplus of moisture prevails in Still
water and roads are almost impass
able. With the western half in average
condition very little farm work has
been done, but everywhere farmers
are ready to go into the fields as soon
as weather permits.
Summer Fallow
Every well handled summer fallow
land, even in the dry section carries
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jÄ to Si.'
gather was cool and cloudy dur
mg the week with snow disappearing
«lowly and practically all going into
fallow ground
Livestock
Livestcok is in better shape than
usual. Grass is starting. The feed sit
uation seems satisfactory, though in
ganders county, due to the long feed
spring pa. vurage snows up soon, in
f avored kilties sheep are moving
to ranges with lambipg of small
«ocks under way and good crops re
The demand for men seems smaller
than usual for this season of the year
with supplies plentiful and many sec
tions indicating a surplus. The report
will be issued weekly until fall, with
the co-operation of the county agents.
Labor Supplies
September to December precipita
tion last fall was but 2.34 inches com
pared with 6.29 inches during this per
iod a year ago and the normal for the
period of 4.18 inches. Moisture receiv
ed in the fall before soils freeze is
stored for spring use in the form of
frost and it is in this form of mois
ture that the present season is defi
cient compared with both last season
and the normal, the crop reporting of
ficials point out.
In fall and early winter moisture
western Montana compared with nor
mal shows the greatest average de
ficiency of 2.69 inches which taper off
to an average deficiency of 1.57 inch
es in eastern Montana. Since western
Montana is less dependent upon soil
stored moisture than upon snow stor
age for irrigation water, the early
winter deficiency has been largely off
set by the heavy winter snowfall which
has brought the mountain storage of
snow up to a favorable amount, which
with average spring and early sum
mer weather conditions should insure
a general satisfactory water supply.
The combined normal January, Feb
ruary and March precipitation for the
state averages 2.58 inches. Actual
precipitation during this period just
passed, as indicated by reports from
representative points in the state,
promises to moderately exceed the
normal. This is in contrast with a be
low normal amount received during
this period a year ago and furnishes
generally a better supply of surface
moisture than was the case when the
1928 growing season opened. No chi
nooks or heavy drying winds have
made drains upon the late winter
snowfall which as it has melted has
made a very satisfactory penetration
of soils. Summer fallow particularly
is reported showing a good moisture
penetration.
March moisture for the state is ex
pected to average well above normal
,
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SAVEWAYf-STORES
PHONE
WE
DELIVER
$5.00
ORDERS
NUMBER
(Incorporated)
ONE
PLENTYWOOD
MONTANA
According to Figures of the American Farm Bureau—
Thirty-six per cent of the average American in
come is spent for food
Being the largest item of expense it is a good plan to watch these expenditures.
SAVEWAY STORES' ONE PRICE MONEY SAVING SYSTEM IS ATTRACT
ING MANY. The following items are on sale commencing SATURDAY, APRIL
13 and ending THURSDAY, April 18.
Lard, 2 pounds
Fresh Chocolate Drops, pound
19c
CHIPSO—
SEEDLESS RAISINS—
SUGAR
69c
Two Large Packages
Four Pounds
TEN
Pounds
30c
Soda Crackers, 2 lb. pkg.
Mayonaise
Sandwich
Spread
1000 Island
Hillsdale
Sliced
PEACHES
In No. 10 Tins
EACH
Sanitary Seal
Jell Powder
4 Pkgs for....
19 c
25 c
69c
HERE IS FOLGER'S DARING OFFER
ON FOLGER'S COFFEE:
Drink Folger's tomorrow morning for breakfast. The next morning
drink the coffee you have been using. The third morning drink Fol
ger's again. You will decidedly favor one brand or the other. IF AFT
ER USING THE FULL CAN, Folger's is not the choice of your fam
ily, write us a letter, enclosing the paper slip that is in each can of Fol
ger's, and we will send you an order on your grocer for 2 pounds of the
brand you prefer! That's fair, isn't it? ..J, A. FOLGER & CO., San
Francisco, Calif.
98 c
Again during this sale,
Folgers, 2 pounds for
Look lor the Green and Orange Front
moisture and subsoil moisture are re
ported short with the result that thi«s
area will be much more dependent on
the amount and character of the grow
mg season rainfall itself than usual
, Lambing, which is now getting un
1 der wa Y » the state will be affected
to some extent by April and May
j weather. Ewes have come through
^ 1 *" eie ^ and are not "
"Never a car to compare
with this new Buick in
power, smoothness and
reliability!
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Mr. J. M., San Angelo, Texas
(name upon request)
This owner's letter—and thousands of others
equally enthusiastic—explain why more than
130,000 motorists have bought the new Buick after
getting behind the wheel and getting the facts!
Drive a Buick! Compare it with any other carl
Then you'll know why it is the automobile for yout
BUICK MOTOR COMPANY, FLINT, MICH.
Division of General Motors Corporation
They got behind the wheel .. , got
the facts . . . and bought BUICKS!
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Consider the delivered pri<
well as the list price when com
paring automobile values.
ce as
SERIES 116
Sedan. $1220 to $1320 $1450 to $1520 $1875 to $2145
Coupes - -
Sport Cars -
These prices £. o. b. Buick Factory, special equipment extra. Buick delivered
prices tnclude only reasonable charges for delivery andfinancing. Convenient
terms can be arranged on the liberal G. M. A. C. Time Payment Plan.
SERIES 121
SERIES 129
$1195 to $1250 $1395 to $1450 $1865 to $1875
$1325
$1525 to $1550
$1225
O. M. DONALDSON, Dealer
Plentywood
Montana
When Better Automobiles Are Built . . . Buick Will Build Then
Ù&.B " - a 'Ä
Tl^ 1928 lambffig seîs^n wfTSSS
oil« vas gneer
while that of 1927 was veTy nuUvor
able. April and May weather will de
termine to some extent the size of
the 1929 lamb crop, altho the increase
in stock sheep on January 1 and a
favorable bucking season last fall are
now indicating a larger crop than last
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