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JUNE WEDDINGS Larrabee- Wooley Miss Hattie Larrabee and Richard Wooley were quietly married in Minneapolis last Tues day, May 27th. The wedding was in the nature of a surprise to their many friends who did find it out until several days later when it was discovered in a St. Paul paper that a marriage license had been procurd by the young people, and the bride who had returned without her hus band in order to elude their scors of friends was forced to "fess up." The couple are two of Sisse ton's most popular young peo ple, who have made Sisseton their home since childhood. The charming bride a graduate of aur schools and for the past two years has taught school in the county, where her success has met with highest approval. "Dick" the second son of Mr. and Mrs. George Wooley of Bos sko and is well and favorably known in our city. He is a happy go-lucky guy, who to know him is to like him. They will make their home in Minneapolis for the present. The Standard joins with a host of friends in extending con gratulations to the happy couple. Ready-Burke A very pretty wedding was .solemnized at the St. Peter's Catholic Church, Monday morn ing at 7:30 by Rev. Father O' Hora, when Miss Florence Ready became the bride of Joseph P. Burke. The bride was beautifully gowned in Belgian blue taffeta and georgette. The veil was gracefully fastened to her coif fure with a -spray of sweet peas and she carried a magnificent boquet of bridal roses. Her sister, Miss Genevieve Ready attended _jh.er and wore a-, ajem of tärtetä. The groom wa^attend ed by the brides brother Francis. Following the ceremony the bridal party repaired to the brides home where at noon weddng dinner was served. Only relatives of the contracting par ties and a few close friends be ing present. in the evening a big reception and dance was given for them at the home of the bride's sister. Mrs. L. Ruckdaschel of Bossko. The young couple are both well known and liked by all. The young lady is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Ready and has grown to womanhood in our midst. Without a doubt she will make an ideal home keeper. The groom is a young man of sterling worth and has spent a number of years in our midst, but since his return from service about three months ago he has been employed at Silver City, S. D. where he will make a home for hs bride. They departed Thurs day for that place.. They have our best wishes for a happy wed ded life. The young folks were recipi ents of many beautiful presents and among them were: from Miss Myrtie Fisher, pair pillow cases, Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Grov er, sugar and creamer, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Hägen, table cloth and napkins, Mrs. and Clara Hag gerty, silver teaspoons, Paul Just and family $5.00 Adolph Kleven and family, $5.00 Mrs. Momeny, pearl handled pie knife, Ed Opsal rug Minnie Peterson, sugar shell, Mr. and M*:. John Ready, silver teaspoons, pillow cases and blankets Wm. Ready, carving set Francis Ready, set silver knives and forks, Lawrence Ready set tablespoons, James Rady $10, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rob bie, pillow cases and gravy ladle Mr. and Mrs. L. Ruckdaschel, bed spread and sheets Mr. and Mrs. Frank Whipple and hired help, cut glass fruit dish, Miss Jensine Rousin, pickle fork and $9.45 from friend at the dance. Mr. and Mrs. Burke wish to thank these people. Sisseton Boy in Lime-Light At 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon at Fridley Field, Forty-fifth and Main street northeast, aviation ground of the Federated Fliers, Ensign R. Virgel Grace, former navy flyer, wll climb from one plane to another at a 2,000 foot altitude, he announced last night The planes will be driven by Lieut. Selmer Rask, former army flyer, and C. W. Hinck, a dis charged navy aviator. Ensign Grace will go up with Lieut. Rask. When the plane has climb ed to approximately 2,000 feet, he will crawl out on the upper wing. Hinck will fly 20 feet over his head. A 20-foot rope ladder will be suspended from Hinck's plane, and Ensingn Grace will attempt to grasp this rope and climb into Hinck's plane. If Grace succeeds he will be the second man who ever per formed the feat. Lieut. Omar Locklear, former army driver, did it at Atlantic City during the recent aeronautcal convention. It is only one of a serious of Sun day afternoon stunts which the Federated Fliers are planning, Ensingn Grace said last night.— Minneapolis Tribune. Lieut. Selmer Rask, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. O. P. Rask for merly of this city, but who mov ed to Minneapolis about three weeks ago. I Sisseton Again Victorious Sisseton ball team placed an other feather in their hats last Sunday afternoon, when they de feated that famous Ortonville aggregation on the local diamond in the best game, ever played on Sisseton grounds to the tune of 5 to 7. "Pat" our new pitcher was on the mound for the locals and I made an excellent record for the first game he pitched this season Lin fact the first game for the past two years as he has been with the A. E. F. in France the iit was a good clean game from start to finish. The crowd was fair sized despite the cold, wet weather. Sisseton plays Graceville at Graceville next Sunday. Farmer's Picnic A Farmers Picnic will be held in the fine grove on the J. H. Nergaard farm in Grant town ship ]/2 1 past eighteen months. To not. The need in Eastern Europe is so spread it on thick we will just (Pressing and so immense that we say he is the best pitcher Sisse-1 greatly regret suspending tho ton has ever had—and that's work, but we feel that a vacation going some. is necessary at this time, as our McCawley pulled the receiving women are very tired and have act behind the bat and was there worked under great difficulties at every jump of „the game.^l'the past few months, on account the other boysdiii fine work, aMt of-M's hifiuenza epidemic of lasi fall and winter. "The present prospects are that it will be necessary to re sume work in sewing and knit ting next fall. Our work in Italy and Belgium is finished and there is not a great deal to do in mile north and 4 miles -v ue lonowea ry east of Sisseton on Wednesday ^holera. We were unable to help June 18. I these people during the war, and A program consisting of speak the"* condition is beyond our im ing by well known speakers from the Society of Equity and the wie vi equity uiu tue vwx. vtic luuu prooiem Non-Partisan League will be there and our commissions are T—: i- orninrr i. ... given. Bring your lunch and come to spend the day and get ac- uu »pciiu nie Udy iulU gm HC- 7 1/ «utses, Ilieuic quainted with your neighbors. O 1-• Ml 1 1 I Vfcyx "Montr AC.U ...1 1 Speaking will take place at 1:30 in the afternoon. the proposed peace terms which bring Germany to the verge of •ring vzenuauy tu me verge A Hospital "At Last" Lars Mondahl has moved into the Wilcox building south of the Unique theatre and has opened a "shoe hospital" Card of Thanks We wish to express our sincere and heartfelt thanks to the many friends and neighbors who so willingly assisted us during the illness and death of our loved one We also wish to thank those who decorated the church and for the many florial offerings. An Associated Press dispatch says that the former kaiser uc maue uy tnose takes no interest whatever in who OT moral, political and financial *he women of Europe have al ruin" as the old time populist helped their men in the used to say. The former kaiser is nelds and it is necessary now interested only in those portions I jV°^e than ever on account of which relate to his own fate— their depleted man power. There the true imperialist attitude. By t°re .they are not in a position to his overweening ambition and ®ew foolish pride, the Kaiser plung-! Cross is the only agency that can ed the German people into a war I this work and it is not only which has stripped them of the duty but the privilege of our their good name, their capital, women to do it. fc their good name, their capital. their colonies, their foreign trade, their youth, and of vast areas of territory and has brot them face to face with a task of reparation which will take two —. generations to accomplish. Yet! M. Mickelson and children going into these countries with physicians, nurses, medicines e^c* CONTINUING THE COURANT SISSETON, SOUTH DAKOTA. JUNE 6, 1919 Vacation for R. C. Workers The following letter received from headquarters this week ex p'ains the status of Red Cross work at the present time: "It has been decided that the women who have served so faith fully and at such sacrifice in many cases are entitled to a va cation. The sewing and knitting •vill therefore be suspended dur ing the months of July and Aug ust. Please remember that the work is not to be discontinued permanently, but simply suspend ed for two months. "A few of our chapters have given up the work this spring, but we hope they will be thor oughly rested by fall, and will re spond with redoubled efforts when the call comes for work in September. "Please do not stop before July 1st. We wish to appeal to those individuals who have been lett ing down the past few months to support their chapter now, and make a big effort to help this Division go over the top. We have 40,000 garments to make by the first of July and it will re quire good team work to ac complish this, as over one-half of this number is still unalloted. If you can take any additional work please let us know and it will be sent promptly. Can you not get permission to send a woman four minute speaker to your movie house at intervals dur ing the week to make a brief ap peal to the women of the town to give their support to the work? Such a speaker might also make an appeal at the evening church services. •'This is an enforced vacation. France, but Eastern Europe is sending us appeals that cannot be denied. Poland and Roumania are suffering with typhus, and this is sure to be followed by agination. Herbert Hoover is try ing to solve the food problem our job is clothing. Many ask why they cannot make their own clothing. The Red Cross has sent abroad since December 1st 25'4 million yards of materials to be made by those are able to make their own A clothes, but we are working for the multitudes who are not able. •"«»»"'.uuco wuu are not aole. ar}d knit. The American Red Every Chapter will solve ac cording to its local conditions, the problems which will attend suspension of work. It is abso lutely essential that equipment je the former kaiser is not interest- he stored. ed in any of this he can only think of his own precious -skin and of bis own millions. kept intact, even tho it must A plan for enrolling the work ers will be sent to all Chapters in a very short time, so that they can be called together again. This plan is to be applied to the branch and auxiliary workers also. "Please pass the news of va cation to your Branch and Aux iliary workers with an appeal that they make a good record between now and July 1st." Miss Mary Class closed her term of school at iTew Effington Thursday and on Monday she went to the Schmidt District in Good Will to finish up the term Miss Myrtle Swink was forced tu give up owing to her health. Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial At a meeting of the Women's Council öf National Defense held May 24th at Sisseton, S. D., plan for a proper memorial for soldiers and sailors, a committee of about 25 representative men of the county were chosen to de termine what kind of a memorial should be built in Roberts County and to ascertain the amount of money necessary to erect it. This committee of men met at Sisseton the 29th and organized by electing Magnus L. Stavig. chairman and John A. Munro, secretary. This larger committee selected a smaller committee from their number composed of Magnus L. Stavig, chairman, E. J. Turner Sec. Carl J. Rice, C. E. Swanson and John Meland whose duty it is to secure the plans and prices from various manufac tures and lay them before the larger committee as soon as this information can be secured. This committee would be glad to re ceive any suggestions that may be offered. «s.®* An Added Load to the Fuel Bill It will be a matter of adding $12,000 on to your last winter's coal bill, if the recent freight ad vance promulgated by the rail road administration is made ef fective. The contemplated ad vances apply to South and North Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa. It can only ue offset by the state railway commission fixing a rate whereby South Dakota coal and Black Hills wood can be distribu ted all over the state in compe tition. Secretary Springer of the Commercial club, unlimbers him self on the advance as follows: "The estimate is based on the average normal demand of 40, 000 tons. The railroad adminis tration now proposes to increase the freight rates 30 cents per ton from Indiana and Illinois mines, which it is claimed to be for -»fife purpose of equalizing a dubie advance which was put in to effect in June 1918, for com bined lak. and rail rates to des tination. "We have filed protests from Sioux Falls and other cities and towns in South Dakota have been asked to join by sending dele gates to the hearing at Washing ton on May 29. Operators of In diana and Illinois produce 50, 000,000 tons annually, and this advance in the distribution over this territory represents an im mense sum." Secretary Springer, along with representatives from Huron Mitchell, Aberdeen and other towns in the state are in Wash ington this week with the idea of telling the railway commis sion where to get off, or come off and do several other things.— Sioux Falls Journal. Keep The Boys Busy School will soon be "out" and the boys will be looking for a chance to do athletics at the busi ness end of a hoe handle, Last year the high school boys did noble work in helping to win the war by helping to harvest the crops. The lessons inculcated then should not be forgotten now. Every able-bodied boy should work during the vacation period. Work keeps boys out of mischief and puts money into their pockets to help dad buy duds for his numerous offspring. Parents should not expect growing boys to serve as pack horses. Don't overwork the school boys. You wouldn't but a two year old colt along side of a seasoned horse to pull a full load so don't expect a growing boy to carry a full load and get by with it without being stunted. Above all, give the boys and girls a vacation. This can be ac complished at little expense in this favored land where the many lakes are so convenient. Commencement in Grant No. 4 On Thursday, May 29th, 1919, eighth grade graduating exer cises were held in Grant No. 4. A fine musical program was renderd by the pupils, which was a credit to any school. There were instrumental and vocal so los, and the manner in which each pupil did theif .rt showed the marked ability of the musi- cal talnet they possess. The stage was beautifully de corated in the class colors of lavender and white and the lilic being the class fllower. The motto was drapped across the front of the stage which indeed proved itself true to the pupils "Work Conquers" There were seven graduates from the eighth grade and two from the seventh iti le. The members of the eighth grade class were: Selma Oletzke, Mar garet Donovan, Rose Negaard, Theola Sandan, Ernest Oletzke, Freddie Oletzke and Dora Olet zke. The seventh: Orvilie Hel geson and Harry Oletzke. Mr. Buchanan ga the grad uating address which was very interesting and very much ap preciated by the members of the district. Miss Robinson, in her very plea sing manner, gave a short talk complimenting the teacher, Miss Neville, on the fine record of the school during her period of four years, also to the pupils of their high percentage of daily attend ance, and also complimented the school board in their interest in the school and for having an eight months term each year. Without flattery to the teach er or members of the district we can safely say that Grant No. 4 is one of the best, if not the best rural school in Roberts county. Death of Mrs. Mickelson The community was grevious ly shocked last Tuesday, May 27th, when news came that Mrs. Mikkel Mickelson of Long Hol low township had died in the Graceville Hospital from gall stones. An operation had been performed, but too late to save her life. Anna Magerte Jacobsen was born at Haugesund, Norway, on July 27,1861. She was united in marriage to Mikkel Mickelson, August 22,1879. In July 1883 they came to America, locating at Kerkhoyen, Minn., where they lived until the fall of 1910 when they moved to Sisseton. In the death of this splndid Christian wife and mother, the world loses one of its beautiful and helpful characters, whose impress and whose example have proven of great benefit to the community which mourns so sincerely her sudden death. Six sons and daughters, splendid ex amples of manhood and woman hood are this good woman's con tribution to America and civili zation, to humanity and Chris tianity. They are Michael, Gus tav, Teoline, Elizabeth, and Anna of Sisseton and Mrs. A. A. Kvestad of Prelate, Sask. Can. Mrs. Mickelson was a devoted member of the Lutheran church at Saron, where the funeral was held on Sunday June 1st. The last sad rites were largely at tended, attesting the love and reverence with which she was held by her neighbors and many friends. Interment was made in the Saron cemetery. Besides the husband and six children, she leaves to mourn her departure, a brother, O. Jacobsen of St. Paul, three sisters Mrs. Nels Olson and Mrs. J. M. Icarseth of Bellingham, Wash., and Mrs. John Franking of Seattle, and an aged father, T. Jacobsen, also of Bellingham, Wash. Those from out of town who attended the funeral were O. Jacobsen, of St. Paul, a brother H. Mickelson and children of Clontarf, Minn., brother-in-law, and Mrs. A. A. Kvestad and daughter of Prelate, Sask. Can.. a daughter. The husband, children and relatives have the sympathy of all in their bereavement. Parents-Teachers Meeting On Monday, June 9, at 8:00 o' clock the Parents-Teachers' As sociation will have a meeting in the High School Assembly. The first planned for April 14lh, will be the last one given this year. Community Singing Educational News. R. O. Huus Story-telling and Dramatization in School Miss O'Hara The Home Story Hour. Mrs. Hess Special Music. .Primary Grade Correlated Reading Miss Robinson Reading Miss Atteln NO. 51. Memorial Day In accordance with the usual custom, Memorial Day was ob served in a befitting manner. A large crowd gathered early in the morning, many of them partici pating in the parade to the cemetery which took place at ten thirty, where the program was carried out as scheduled. On their return to the city the W. R. C. entertained the G. A. R. and a number of the returned sol diers at a sumptuous dinner at the Woodman hall. At two o'clock a fine program of music, instrumental and vocal, readngs, drills by the school children and stirring addresses by a number of our citizens was given. The program wound up with a few appropriate remarks by Barney Canfield, one of the few old soldiers we have with us today. Yes there are but a few of our old soldiers left and they re ceived the special honors they are entitled to and the day, one of the most impressive of our national holidays was most fit tingly observed, perhaps more so than it has been for some years, for now we see not only the great sacrifices and services of '61, but more fully appreciate the standard of devotion and service which they have always maintained for their country and which they instilled in the hearts of our young Americans. Play Was Fine One of the "big laughs" of the season was given in the Opera House last Friday evening, un der the management of Mrs. E. J. Turner who proved herself cap able of furnishing an evening of fun and rewarded the expecta tions of the Sisseton people, for when "home talent" is rumored about, it means an immense crowd. "East and West" was the farce given under the direction of Miss Martha Morris. All did their parts with remartcabld ability. "Mrs. Jarley's' Wax Works" followed, Mrs. Chris Andrews taking the part of Mrs. Jarley, ntroduced the opening and clos ing speech, described the wax figures and gave the bit of "his tory" connected with each. Al fred Strand acted as servant and wound and repaired the figures in a truly fitting manner. The figures ranged upon the stage pre sented an unearthly sight with their gastly faces and mechanical motions. They were indeed "Wax Works" deserving of all the praise which was generously given them. The figures were Pete Greenfield as a dwarf— Pete is only a Uttel over six feet high. Lydia Marvick and Ida Ber gan as th two headed girl Lee Vaughn as Golden Locks—Lee has coal black hair Emil Aker, the Chinese Giant Alma Vig the unfortunate giggler Helen Dady Lttle Red Riding Hood A. A. Peterson and Frank. McKenna as the Siamese Twins—Peterson was supposed to have been born in Siam and Frank near Peever— some twins. In the second part the characters were Mrs. Rode maker as Mrs. Winslow, of that famous Soothing Syrup Miss Stark as the vocalist Ben Eck, Old Kyig Cole Nora Babb, Little Bo-Peep, Cruel Miss Brooker, Josie London, Babes-in-the Woods, A. A. Peterson and Mrs. Turner The man all-tattered and torn, Emil Aker and the maiden-all-forlorn, Freeda Bow man. Between acts music was furn ished by a quartette composed of Messrs Thollehaug, Peterson, Andrews and Irwin another com posed of Mesdames Thollehaug, Hess and Torvick and Miss Stark and a solo by Mrs. Thollehaug. These numbers added much to the program. The proceeds amounted to $154.90, with $18.75 expenses, which leaves a balance of $136.15 This money will be expended for books for the Publi.* Library as soon as they can be collected. Mrs. Turner intends to take her "troupe" to the Valley next w«$k and give them a good time. Mrs. Andrew Marvick depart ed Friday night for Sioux Ffclls to attend the District Convention of the Lutheran church. Mr. Marvick joined her there.