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PAGE TWO Turde Mountain Star Established In 1888 Published Every Thursday Morning J. F. Mott ........ Editor and Publisher Official Newspaper of Rolette County SUBSCRIPTION RATES e Year ................................................ $2.00 Blx Months ............................................ 1.25 Three Months ......................................... 75 Canada, One Year ................................ 2.75 All Suleripfloms Payable In Advnnee ADVERTISING RATES Display, per column inch ................ $ .30 Reading Locals, per line ..................... 10 Card of Thanks, in advance ............ 1.00 Classified, per word ............................. 01 Minimum Classified Charge, 25c per ln- mertion. Cash must accompany order. National Advertising RepresentatiVe: American Press Association S25"West 39th St., New York City. Entered in the Post Office at Rolla, North Dakota, as second class matter NATIQNAL EDITORIAL_ 1fl,4fl  ASSOCIATION November 4, 1915 A. Byrud of Perth was called to Rolla Monday on business. Joseph Grenier of Thorne resumed his studies in the Rolla high school Monday. Postmaster J. J. Mullet of Perth went to Fish Lake Friday evening to shoot ducks. Blanche Jollie of Belcourt went to Bismarck Tuesday to accept a posi- tion as matron in the Indian govern- ment school in that city. I November 5th, 1940 REPUB TICKET FOR PRESIDENT WENDELL L. WlLLKIE FOR VICE-PRESIENT CHARLES L. McNARY[] For U. S, Senator-- WILLIAM LANGER [] For Congressmen-- (Vote for Two) USHER L. BURDICK ._ [] CHAS. R. ROBERTSON _ For Governor-- JACK A. PATTERSON [] For Lieutenant Governor-- OSCAR W. HAGEN ..... [] For Secretary of State-- HERMAN THORSON _ [] For Attorney General-- ALVIN C. STRUTZ [] For State Auditor-- BERTA E. BAKER [] For State Treasl:rer-- CARL AN DL,'.. ................ [] For Ccm A;.q'h:altu:e & Labor-- IIATH DAHI, For Insurance Commissioner-- OSCAR E. EEICKSON ..... [] For Railroad Commissicners-- (Voe for Two) BEN C. LARKIN [] C. W. McDONNELL ........ [] VOTE REPUBLICAN November 5th, 1940 N. Dak. State Central Committee Pd. Pol Adv. HERMAN THORSON Republican Candidate for Secretary of State Twelve years of service in the N. D. Legislature, with experience on dozens of important commit- tees. A dirt farmer on his own farm. For the common people of the state. Your vote will be ap- preciated. Pd. Pol. Adv. Clarence Kirby, a brother-in-law of Martin Pinney, will have charge of R. J. Clarke's farm in Fairview during the coming year. G A. Lewis of Union township was here on business Tuesday. Mr. Lew- is operates one of the largest farms in the county. He threshed early and at the present time has 800 acres of fall plowing done, so that he will not be obliged to turn a furrow in the spring. George Worrall and his son, John, of Thorne, visited Rolla Monday in their new Overland. Speaking ,of crops, Mr. Worrall stated that some of his wheat yielded 27 / bushels to the acre and the rest 22. He was fortunate in getting his threshing done by the middle of September and has had time to get a great deal of land plowed. He uses a traction engine. Peter Sebelius, of Overly, son of the late August Sebelius, was called to Rolla Tuesday on business re- lating to the family estate Harry McPherson and C. R. Lyman were down from St. John today on business. There was first degree work at Rolla Masonic lodge Tuesday even- ing. The attendance of local mem- bers was good and the following vis- itors were present: Dr. J. F. Hamil- ton, David Blackburn, Oscar Carter, Eugene E. MeDougall, John M. Reese and Louis P. McAneney of Hanboro; Elmer Judd, W. N. and F. Blaine McAneney of Cando. Sayles D. Johnson went to Crystal City, Man., the early part of the /week and purchased three thorough- bred Shropshire sheep, a ram and !two ewes, ptying $180 for them. i The ram is one of the finest animals in the United States. He ook the first prize at the Winnipeg fair in 1914 and 1915 in competition with the sheep of Ontario. He was raised by Butler of Scotland. Sayles paid $125 for him. Ernest Choiniere delighted his many Rolla friends by motoring in from Belcourt Tutmday. This was his first visit since he was shot by two bandits on Oct. 8. Physicans say that he had only one chance in a thousand to escape with his life. Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Jolliffe, Mrs. Ada McKay and Mrs. James T. Whal- en visited friends at Cartwright, Man., Saturday. Mrs. A. Landmark of Perth is spending the week with her parents, Mr and Mrs. Peter Point, who re- side east of Rolla. HILLSIDE Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Martin, who have been employed near Great Falls Mont., all summer, arrived at Alvin's parent's home last Thursday. They are going to live on the farm former- ly occupied by Zephryn Robert and family. Allan Egbert and Mrs. James Eg- bert spent Sunday with Allan's sis- ter, Mrs. Louis Lilleby. Allan has joined the army and expects to leave soon for some training camp. Mr. and Mrs. Gee. Richards and family attended Henry LaCroix's wed- ding held in Thorne Wednesday. The wedding dinner was served at Vital LaCroix's, the groom's parental home, and on Wednesday evening Mr. and Mrs. Henry LaCroix gave a wedding dance in Ted's hall in Thorne. Mrs. LaCrolx was formerly Gladys Click of Wolford. Frlends and neighbors gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Zephryn Robert Sunday evening to bid Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Adolph fare- well and wish them loads of luck on their new farm near Rolla. The self-lnvited guests brought sandwich- es, cakes and salads for the midnight lunch. They also presented Mr. and Mrs. Robert with a purse of silver. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Elza Martin, Mr. and Mrs. George Richards, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Lilleby, Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Robert, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Martin, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford McKay and family, Mr. and Mrs. Lucien Grenier and family, Ern- est and Arthur Richards and Aldrick Blanchard. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford McKay and family attended the Lutheran Ladies Aid supper held in Dunseith Wed- nesday evening, The Homemakers met at Helen Darling's Oct 10. The meeting was entirely taken up with the discus- sion of serving lunch at R. A. Dar- ling's sale. It was decided to pur- chase buns, hamburger, coffee and butter with the club's money. Mrs. Edward Leonard and Mrs. Louis Lille- by are to do the purchasing. The club adjourned to meet at Marie Pel- tier's Nov. 14. GILBERT Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dogner of %'illow City were dinner guests of Joe Richard Monday. Mrs. "Ole Larshus is on the sick list. Ralph Gallagher and family are no': settled on the Louis Rivard farm. Alvin Haagenson, Ernie and Har- old Amundsen were business callers at Oscar Johnson's of Willow City en Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Richard and family attended the wedding dance in \\;Vitlow City on Tuesday evening. Norman Richard was a caller at Ralph Gallagher's Tuesday. Vital VOTE FOR LaCroix for COUNTY COMMISSIONER, Fourth District at the General Election, November 5, 1940 Your vote and support will be greatly appreciated. Pd Pol. Adv. TURTLE MOUNTAIN STAR, ROLLA, N. DAK. ST. JOHN COMMUNITY NEWS Clnh Mpmhrg ] The junior class is working hard Cosmo ................ Inn their, play to be presented within Give Husbands' Party [tbe next two or three weeks. , , [ Mr. and Ms. J. S. Carey and The annual Cosmos CIuD husoanus' i daughters Ellen'nd Grace and son party was held at the hotel ThursdaY[Bernard ' spen('Sun"n: afternoon vis" mght, Oct. 24. For. part of the en- iting Mr. and Mrs. Wm Hillerman termmment the laums gave a tan- and family near Churchs Ferry. leaux of "The Life of Sammy Jones." The scenes were as follows: Wedding of Sammy Jones' parent,- Mrs. Clar- ence Roman and Harry Mac Meyer, with Barbara Burns and Gaff Kuhl as flower girls; Sammy's first night at home, with Lorna McKay as the nurse; Sammy and his father going fishing, Mickey Roman as Sammy and Mrs. Russell Shaver as his fath- er; Sammy and little sister going to school, Loren and Doreen Smith; Sammy as a Boy Scout, Merwin Vlas- in: Sammy's first sweetheart, Mrs Agnes Lamoureux and Wendell Vlas- in; Sammy at college receiving a letter from his father, Sheldon Cor- nell; Sammy's graduation, Sheldon Cornell ; Sammy's own wedding, Bernard Carey and Loretta Martel. A quintet composed of Ellen and Grace Carey, Loretta Lamoureux, Genice Hesketh and Harriet Elsberry sang the following songs during the tableaux, corresponding to the scene being depicted: Brahm's "Cradle Song"; "Mighty Lak A Rose"; "Three Little Fishies"; "School Days"; "Scouting Hymn"; "Shine On Harv- est Moon"; "That Silver Haired Dad- dy Of Mine"; "Boola, Boola" and the "Bridal Chorus" from Lobengrin. Mrs. Dana Wright was the accompan- ist. After the program, games were played and then lunch was served at small tables which were decorated in the Hallowe'en motif. Supper Con ferenco--- The annual supper conference of the Rolette Sunday School workers met in the Presbyterian church at St. John on Wednesday evening, Oct. 16. About 50 delegates were pres- ent. Rev. Brown of Valley City had charge of the round table discussion. Rev. Croehler gave an instructive talk on adult work in the Sunday School. Mrs. Campbell of Dunseith, the county president of the associa- tion, presided in her usual tactful manner The conference was an in- teresting and instructive meeting for those present. County officers were called upon for reports and it was found that the county has been do- ing an exceptional work along all departmental lines A delicious ban- quet Was served by the Ladies Aid and was much enjoyed by everyone. Special music was provided by mem- bers of the Dunseith and Rolla Sun- day Schools. The Misses Luella and Donna Putman and Jean Gray led the community singing. Attend Field Day Thirteen representatives of the Presbyterian church Sunday School and Christian Endeavor Society at- tened the Presbyterian Field Day held at 'olford on Sunday afternoon and evening. Fred McInnis and Em- ery Roy took the delegates to and from YVolford. The delegates who attended from here were Mr. and Group I of the Catholic Ladies Aid will meet on Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Alfred Martel. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Cornell left on Saturday for Minneapolis and other points where they will spend some time vacationing. Mrs. Art Foussard and Mrs. Earl Smith attended the project leaders meeting in Rolla on Monday. John Stire and Fred Kraus of Martin were Sunday guests at the Bert Kraus home. Summer still seems to be with us in spite of the chilly damp weather. A number of people are still pick- ing bouquets from their gardens. In fact, one St. John resident picked a pint of strawberries from his straw- berry patch on Monday. This is ex- ceptionally unusual for this time of the year. Ila Longton. Mr. and Mrs John Jussero and Elsie Duree of Detroit, Mich., and Mrs Frank Hinker and son, Bobby, of Sioux Falls, S. D., returned to their respective homes on Friday after spending the past few days at their parental home where they were called by the ser- ious illness of their mother, Mrs. Herbert Longton. Mrs. Longton's friends will be happy to know that she returned home from the hos- pital on Saturday and that she is now on the road to recovery. Mr. and blrs. Gee Silva and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Silva of Petaluma, Cal., arrived in St. John on Sunday evening to visit at the Gee. Putman home. Mrs. Gee. Sih'a was a Warner girl and is a sister of Mrs. Putman. They departed for California on Mon- day evening. Mrs. Dennis Pilloud and son, Cliff- ord, and Mrs. Kate Winkleman at- tended the missionary meeting at Rolls on Saturday evening. The Herbert Longton's have mov- ed into the Oslund house. Wm. Armstrong visited at the home of his sister, Mrs. Finlay Roy, on Sunday. Ray Buck went to Devils Lake on Monday. Mrs. Buck accompanied him and will visit with her sister in Lakota while Mr. Buck is attend- ing to business matters in that vicin- ity. SLEEPY HOLLOW ('lub Meeting-- The Club met with Mrs. Wagoner on Oct. 10, but only a few members were present. It was decided tel make a quilt to raise some money. Mrs. Wagoner donating the blocks. Mrs. Rudin some cloth and Mrs. Stewart the wool. The rest will have to donate the work and yarn to tie it with. The next meeting will be held Nov. 14, with Mrs. Victor Rudin, and another pot-luck lunch will be served.- Mr. and Mrs. Victor Rudin were Mrs. Mrs Anna Wheaten, Mrs. Roy White, Harold Wall, Emery Roy, Miss Iris Mills, Jean Gray Merwin Vlasin. : Marian Norby, Maurice Vlasin and Lorna McKay. Miscellaneous Shower--- Friday evening at the home of Dana V, rright, Fred Mclnnis.[st. John and Rolla callers last Wed- nesday. School No. 5 (Thornby school) is having a Hallowe'en program next Friday night. Everybody is welcome. The school children are selling num- bers on a blanket, that will be drawn that night. Lunch will also be serv- ed. Mrs Dana Wright the ladies of the Alfred Abrahamson was a Sunday Presbyterian Sunday School sponsor- overnight guest at Oscar Krook's. ed a miscellaneous shower in honor Mr. and Mrs. M. J. McAleer were of Mrs. Bernard Dolan (Elaine Weik- Rolla callers last Saturday. er), who was married last week. 1 Mr. and Mrs. Axel Krook of James- Mrs. Dolan has always been a faith- town announce the birth of a baby ful attendant at Sunday School and girl, Myrna Ahdelle. on Oct. 11. church, having taughta primary class Mother and child are doing fine. for some time. Each year at Easter time Mrs. Dolan has taken solo parts in the oratorio, "The Crucifixion", by Stainer, and has assisted in the church choir for several years. The bride received a great many beautiful gifts from the guests, including can- ned fruits and vegetables for use in her new home. The evening was spent in singing and in writing tele- grams of good wishes to the bride. At the close of the evening the ladies served a delicious luncheon to the thirty young guests. A pair of overalls free to the customer who guesses the number of yards of thread used to sew the giant sized pair of overalls in front of Solomon's Store. 9i Clifford Pederson of Grand Forks l spent the weekend at the home of  Mr. and Mrs. Otto Faust. Mr. Ped- erson is a brother of Mrs. Faust. F H. Gray, Lewis Orsborn and Art King of Cando were Sunday call- ers at the Stanley Gray home. Mr. and Mrs Gust Olson of Rock Lake spent Sunday visiting at the home of their daughter and son-in- law, Mr. and Mrs. Bert Lament. Mrs. Vernon Pikkarainen of Rock Lake spent Monday afternoon in St. John visiting Delores Hendrickson. Mrs. Melene Charbonneau has pur- chased the old Lewis store building. ! The surplus commodity depot has I been in this buildmg, but due to': the change of ownership, tbe corn-! modities are now being moved into the basement of the MBA hall. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Van Camp and daughters, Sylvia and Clara, and Mrs. P. P. Smith of Minot were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. R. N. Shaver. i Alma Jackson was a weekend vis-i itor at Bottineau. ] The 4-H Club girls met at the l Earl Smith home on Saturday. Af-I ter the meeting they had a Hallo- we'en party. Mrs. Lor,tta Grove of Rolla was an overnight guest at the T. M. Elsberry home on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Leonard of Perth spent Sunday evening in St.! John visiting Miss Pauline Walsb. Mr. and Mrs. Toby Pehkonen and children spent the weekend visiting at Brockett and Devils Lake. Mrs. Otto Faust and Mrs. Earl Smith attended the 4-H Club train- ers meeting at Dunseitb Thursday. Word has been received that Mrs. Agnes McManus arrived safely at Manchester, Mich., where she will spend the winter. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Krook were Rolla and St. John callers last Sat- urday. Mr. Hoffman accompanied them. ISLAND LAKE Mr. and Mrs. Harry Nattrass were shoppers in Cando Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Armstrong took their little son to Grand Forks Monday for medical treatment. They returned home on Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Armstrong and daughter, Dorothy, visited at the Edson Armstrong home Wednes- day evening. Mrs. Leland Hanna and daughter, 'h'ene. and Dorothy and Bobble Arm- strong spent Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Dan Helmuth. i H Asks For Efficiency Martha E. Bratcher, candidate for state superintendent Of public in- struction on the no-party ballot, announced this week that her chief aims, if elected, will be toward an honest administratl()n and the pre- sentation of true conditions in our schools. Her efforts will be to per- form duties of the office for benefit of the people as a whole and not for a favored few. Broad edu.'ational experience makes her well qualified for the office she is seeking. A vote for Martha E. Brateher is a vote for better and more effic- ient school administration in North Dakota. (Pd. PoL Adv.) Thursday, October 31, 1940 Mr. and Mrs. Tom Duchesneau and family were visitors at the Gee. W. Reed home on Monday. Misses Irene Hanna and Dorothy Armstrong and Bobble visited the Island Lake school Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Seward Armstrong and family were visitors at the Nick Bishop home Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John O. Johnson and family spent Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. Nels Himle. MARYVILLE The electrical storm Sunday even- ing completely deadened our tele- phone line, making it impossible for your correspondent to get in touch with the persons who have so kindly given their news each week. A crew' of shareholders are working on this line, putting in new poles, splicing with Bell telephone sleeves and other repairs in general, so that the line will carry the new dial system effi- ciently. Mr. and Mrs. Clark Baker and Mr. and Mrs. Robert LaFrance are moving to the Kate Curry farm this week. Mr. and Mrs. Peter LaFrance and children are moving to the Jerry Laverdure house this week. A group of the ladies of St. Mary's Society served lunch in Rolette for the Farmers Union Monday after- noon. Saint Mary's Society will meet at the home of Mrs. Eldon Bales Nov. 6. Please bring pot-luck lunch. ]mBflrBm[aHmHmmHiiiimHiiam1mt2M1tmrmm | _I COLEMAN Days i 1 2 Days Only 4 and 5 | i i CoLema n LamP (:ht) r tern $7;95 i ]. N::nw Co/:man ; i 5.5 a = A f a' B:il;n t;inr tCo ::e  Lamps, Lanterns and | Gasoline Irons and have them checked over FREE. (We will charge you only for necessary parts.) F, TWO DAYS ONLgNext Monday & Tuesday i i Munro Moto F Go. ! HARDVARE DEPART. IE."  1mmK]m[QnK3WKHm2mHHm ! ............................................. Thomas Hall Candidate for Representative In Congress I stand for Common Sense in Oov- erz]ine[]I and go before the voters on In3 record ;s a. Secretary of State and Congressman. I have lived in tht- state lllOSI of Iny life. I am a Cat- tleman and Farmer and know full well what the problems are that worry the stockmen and farmers. My experience on the great Com- mittee on Agriculture should be vai- uab](. 212d qua:ifies me for the place. I Pay "ra-:e: I l;.ave ervcd You Faltittnlly! A'otc for Tont Hall nosy: I pron:;e faithfnl and efficient service. Find nty name in the Individual Nominations Column. Pd. PoT. Adv. i it ,i ,, ........................ "" ANTM EEZE PROTECTION. Protection with ^tlas Perma-Guard And-Freeze, Standard Super Anti-Freeze, or Com- pletely Denatured Alcohol, 188 proof. * WINTER.RADE ID...VIS. Summer oll &'dried, ,replaced with fast-floag Winter-Grade Iso-Vis. * COMPLETE BATTERY SERVICE. Bat- troy, cables, and connections checked. Recharging if necessary. New Aths batteries ia wide price range. * VWHTER TRANSMISSION LUBRICANT. Summer lubricant drained and rephced by Wimef-Grade Standard Gear/.adm- CanL * DIfftqlENTIAt SERVICE. 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