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SAL Official Knighted By King George E. Hanson, passenger traffic manager of the Swedish American Line was made a Knight of the Order of Vasa, First ('lalss. by the King of Sweden at a ceremony aboard the Swedish American motorliner “Gripsholm” recently. The decoration was pre sented by Mr. Lennart Nylander, Swedish Consul General in New York. in the presence of company officials, the ship‘s officers and Mr. Hanson‘s immediate family. The award was made in recogni tion of Mr. Hanson's services for the thousands of visitors from Sweden as well as Americans of Swedish descent. who have traveled on Swedish American Line ships since he joined the Line in 1916. Cleaning and Pressing Alterations and Dyeing N. 2406 Hamilton GL. 5621 Spokane, Wash. Ralph Lynch Garage .\'.\\'. (‘orner of College and Madison FA. 0972 Spokane COMPLIMENTS FROM 0 Wm. kaler Concrete Work ,Of All Kinds 4 1225 “2 19th RI. 4704 Spokane, Wash. ELECTRIC CO. R. A. Leonard. Prop. “LET YOUR HEADACHE BE OUR WORRY” Residﬂntill and (‘nmmerrlal Wiring Repznr Serwce and Wn‘ing on Oil Burners. Stokers. Motors. Refrigvrators, Washmg Ma (‘hmex Radms, Ranges. Vacu um (Tlvaners and Housrhuld Appllances “IF IT HAS WIRE. WE REPAIR IT” N. 2018 Division BR.3234 Spohne Adams 8: Son, Inc. PROPERTY MANAGEMENT I 112 s. 4111 TEL. 233 ‘ Coeur d’Alene, Idaho SPOKANE WINDOW SHADE COMPANY ' Window Shades And Linoleum MONTE KELLY Liberty Park Greenhouse D. ALICE, Prop. .Flowers For Every Occasion Phone Lakeview 1258 E. 1401 Newark Ave" Spokane GREETINGS AND BEST WISHES Radio Brings You The Scandinavian Memory. ‘ Album MONDAYS THRU FRIDAYS 5:30 to 6:00 P. M. RADIO CENTRAL BLDG. Sponsored by Boge Bros. Bakery 8. 401 SHERMAN SPOKANE Norse. Swedes Tc-Swap Jobs 9" t 200 Swedish ofﬁce and In ‘. lnl workers will swap %' th the same number of ‘ 'egian workers. for a mini mum of 3 mnnths, this coming summer. The. exchange Is 0 r - ganlzed by the Inter-Scandina vian association Norden. Spokane Leader Arthur A. Lundin. born in Spo kane of Swedish parents, is a leader among that city’s up-and coming generation of American Swedes. Serving as president of the Swedish American League. re presenting six Swedish organiza tions in Spokane. Lundin is well known among Spokane's Scandi navians. He. passed the Washing ton State Bar examination 1940, mrved in the Aleutian area dur- Iing World War I and is now at gtorney with Randall and Danskin. ‘As a leader among Swedish Am ,erican groups. Lundin believes one ‘of his most important duties is ’to interest second and third gen lerations in their activities. New Commander Assumes Posi' } General Nils Swedlund. neww pointed Swedish Commander-in ‘Chief, assumed his post on April 1. succeeding General Helge Jung ‘who had served in this capacity since 1944. General Swedlund's successor as chief of the Defense ‘Staff is Major General Richard iAkerman. Both Swedlund and ‘AKerman were born in 1898. In 1944-45, during the Second World War, Swedlund organized the Danish and Norwegian so-called police troops in Sweden. Akerman served in the Finnish army during the Finnish-Russian winter war in 1939-40. INLAND ASPHALT COMPANY Incorporated 1934 ASPHALTIC CONCRETE PAVING 10th and Havana LA. 2659 Spokane, Wash. BROOK’S TAVERN 8: LUNCH 21042-14 N. Stevens RI. [0!!! Spoklne. Wash. PHONE LA. 5375 The Trading Spot Rudy & Morgan WHOLESALE It RETAIL WAR. SURPLUS I. 2516 Spngue Ave.. Spokane How Norwegian Industry Promotes Welfare Of Its Workers ls Told ‘ “Arbeiderbladet,” main organ of the Norwegian Labor Party, pre sents the following summary of recent efforts made by Norwegian industry to promote the welfare of its workers: Sandness Woolen Mills in build ing a total of 17 houses for its workers. Nine of these are fin ished. , _ Agnes Factories, Stavern. has just opened a new community hall, beautifully decorated by Asbjorn Aamodt, well-known painter. United Tin Packing Factories, Norwegians Ilse Betting Proceeds To Help Science The Norwegian Soccer Betting Pool, owned and operated by the Government. has announced distri bution of its 13 million kroner net surplus for 1950. 8.4 million was awarded to scientific research. and 4.6 millions to sport promotion. Since its establishment in 1948, the State Betting Pool has earned and distributed a total of 16.4 mil lion kroner to science and 11.6 million to sports. The Pool em ploys 2,264 part-time agents throughout Norway. Funds made available for sports go mostly to help financing the construction of sports fields in various parts of the country. Dis tribution of the money is deter mined by the State Sports Office. 1The Norwegian Research Council ‘is charged with distribution of ‘funds made available for scientific ‘research. Grant Hahn, Inc. Builders and Contractors ¥ 4 Member of Home Builders Association 2136 N.w. Blvd. Spokane Where Professional Service Is Always Rendered J. E. TIFFIN. Ph. G. Millwood Pharmacy . Prescriptions Mlllwood, “ish. “'A 2285 CARTER-MILLER MILL FURNISHINGS A. L. Carter E. K. Miller BR. 1154 FOR ALL YOUR BANKING NEEDS Spokane 8: Eastern Division SEATTLE FIRST NATIONAL BANK Member of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation O O O 0 Public ODIIIIOII Dinner Club (Formerly Metropolitan Cale) N. 113 Bernard St. RI. 3078 Spokane THE SCANDINAVIAN AMERICA! Moss. has initiated a pension fund for all its employees. Norwegian Zink Company, Odda, has contributed 5,000 kroner to the workers’ vacation home at Etne, in addition to previous do nations of 15,000 kroner. Norwegian Zink Rolling Mills, near Sarpsborg, has donated 5,000 kroner to the pension fund of Sundltikken labor organization. The Machine House, Stavanger, and Edv. Bjornrud's Ma c h i n e r y Plant, Moelv. have built new din ing-community halls for their workers. Borregaard Paper Mills,~ Sarps« borg, has built 57 homes for its workers, with a total of 71 apart ments. Plans are ready for con struction of another 18 apart ments. Borregaard has besides this helped to reduce construction costs of 105 homes. Last Christ mas the company presented 50.000 kroner as a gift to the plant wor kers' vacation homes. E. 11006 Sprague Avenue One Trinl Will Convince You CITY PARCEL DELIVERY Orville A. Johnson 8. 150 Division MA.4331 Spokane Ricebuilt Fixtures N. 9219 “'all' GLenwood 1878 Oren 24 Hours A Day Cnly place in town where Chinese Food is served 24 hours a day. ‘ Special Parties ° Chinese 6' American ' Cocktail Lounge Dishes To Take Out “PLACE YOUR ORDER AND PICK UP AT YOUR OWN CONVENIENCE" Fm Porklng Saves Truffle Troubles (Hillyud) E. 3118 Queen Spokane SEE ANY OFFICE OF Spokane, Wash. APPLEWAY GREENHOUSE Opportunity, Wash. CHAS. E. RICE, Owner Spokahe, “'mrh.