A Sunday School Institute will be held at the M. E. Church Dec. 1st by Mrs. Walter Snow of Fargo who will discuss “Better Sunday Schools.” Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Webb are moving into the A. J. Schur house on front street.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Iwen are leaving this week to spend the winter in California.
Arthur Burgum has finished wiring and installing the electric fixtures in the new house of Banker Crothers.
Dr. Campbell went to Minneapolis Wednesday to meet Mrs. Campbell and children on their way from Iowa.
Who will win the turkey in the drug store window.
The Commercial club held their regular meeting Saturday and arranged to give a Grand Thanksgiving Ball on Thursday evening. Malchow's orchestra, supper at the hall served by the Hotel people.
John Iwen returned last week from Montana, and the family is now in charge of their hotel again.
Mrs. I. S. Roberts and Miss Mayme Schur went to Fargo to spend Sunday with their mother Mrs. John Schur, who is in the hospital.
R. F. Butterfield has returned from New York City and is on duty at the drug store again.
Rev. H. H. Grath is visiting his parents in Iowa and on his return the Sunday evening services will be resumed.
The Ladies Aid of the M. E. Church will give their annual bazaar and supper at the town hall, Friday evening, Nov. 19th.
The threshers who shipped their threshing rigs to Burleigh county to help take care of the big crop there are returning home this week after a good run.
There was a large attendance at the hall Thursday at the entertainment given by Major Hendershott and son, and it was greatly enjoyed. The Sunday school netted six dollars after all the expenses were paid.
The Methodist Ladies will hold their annual bazaar Friday evening Nov. 19. Supper will be served from 5:30 till 8 o'clock.
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Burgum, Mr. and Mrs. I. S. Roberts and Mrs. J. W. Bettschen were Fargo visitors going down to see their mother Mrs. John Schur who is improving nicely from her recent operation.
T. J. Myers visited over Sunday at Jamestown.
The Commercial Club met at the bank parlors Monday evening.
Rev. Groth left last week for a visit with his parents in Iowa.
Mrs. Horace Fuller entertained her Sunday school class last week at her home south of town.
Major Hendershot and his son gave an entertainment last Thursday evening at the hall and was assisted by local talent.
Dr. and Mrs. Campbell entertained Monday evening at cards. The guests were, Messrs and Mesdames Wallace Hackett, T. O. Burgum and Wilbur Hackett, the latter gentleman expects to leave soon for a visit with his daughters at East Liverpool, Ohio.
Rev. Anthony expects to hold prayer meetings every Wednesday evening.
R. F. Butterfield returned from New York Thursday after several weeks visit with relatives.
Dr. Campbell went to Minneapolis to accompany his wife and children from their visit of two months in Iowa City, Iowa.
Miss Ollie Burgum spent Saturday and Sunday of last week at the Moorhead Normal School as the guest of Miss Francis Burgum.
Mr. and Mrs. Clark Jarrett have returned home from their wedding trip to Danvers, Ill., and other points in Illinois.
Mr. and Mrs. John Hynes gave a dinner party Sunday, the guests were Mr. and Mrs. Hackett, Wilbur Hackett, Messers Ned Hynes, Will Enright and Francis Roberts.
John L. Iwen is home from his claim in Montana and reports good crops in his locality. He will remain here for the winter and will manage the meat market.
The Lutheran Ladies Aid will meet the first Wednesday in each month.
Mr. and Mrs. Hackett entertained at dinner last Thursday Dr. and Mrs. Campbell and children.
F. H. Dickinson and son of Ayr were Arthur callers last week.
Mrs. E. L. Chandler visited in Fargo over Sunday returning home Tuesday.
Mrs. John Schur and Mrs. C. Parkhouse who have been at St. Johns Hospital for the past month have returned home much improved in health.
Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Burgum were Thanksgiving guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Burgum.
The Commercial Club's Dance Thanksgiving night was a social success.
Miss Bernice Vosburg taught the primary grades last week owing to the illness of Miss Stavely.
Mr. and Mrs. Wagner are enjoying several days visit with relatives at Wahpeton.
Mr. and Mrs. Gust Iwen are visiting in Montana.
Mr. and Mrs. Gust Sommerfeld visited over Sunday in Casselton and Fargo.
R. F. Butterfield will stage in the near future a 3 Comedy Act (A Family Affair).
Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Burgum and son Foster returned home Wednesday, from their trip to the Missouri Slope where they enjoyed several days visit with their son and mother at Washburn.
Mrs. Reuben Phillips and children returned home from Fargo being called there on account of the death of her mother.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Iwen are enjoying a month's visit in California.
Miss Annie See returned to her school at Alice after a pleasant Thanksgiving vacation at the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. John See.
Hiram Farnham left Friday for Saugus, Montana, where he expects to spend the winter with his sister Mrs. Leonard Bower.
Mrs. Claire mother of Mrs. John Hynes left Monday for her home at El Paso, Ill.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Bettschen and family were dinner guests Thursday of Mr. and Mrs. Louie Bettschen.
Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Burgum and Albert Farnham were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Bayard.
Mrs. S. H. Crothers of Fargo came Tuesday to visit her little grandson Leslie Jr., who with his mother are getting along nicely.
The Methodist Supper and Bazaar were well attended, the ladies realized for their year's work $127.00.
Fargo On November 24th at the home of the officiating clergyman Rev. O. E. McCracken, in Fargo, took place the marriage of Miss Ella Abrahamsen of Davenport, this state, to Walter D. Collins, son of T. A. Collins formerly of Arthur. Only intimate friends of the couple were present. Mr. and Mrs. Collins returned to Davenport and will spend the winter on the Kennedy Farm.
Everything for Xmas at the Arthur Drug Co. We pay postage on all phone orders.
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Hockridge were Arthur visitors Monday the guest of Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Burgum.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith parents of Mrs. Julius Sommerfeld arrived last week for a visit with their daughter.
Call up 15-3 short for anything in the Drug Line.
Mrs. Anderson wife of agent Anderson is improving nicely but expects to go to Dunseith for treatment after the holidays.
Don't forget the Christmas entertainments, Thursday and Friday evenings.
Mrs. H. J. Hawk of Fargo was an Arthur visitor last Thursday.
Albert Farnham spent Saturday at Northwood.
Mr. and Mrs. John See were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Bayard.
Mr. John Conrad of Erie and Miss Bernice Vosburg were married Tuesday at the home of her parents. The happy couple left for the East on an extended visit.
The marriage of Miss Elsie H. Kuehn and Theodore Zimmerman took place at the German Lutheran Church last Wednesday afternoon December 15th, at 2:30 in the presence of 100 friends, Rev. H. H. Groth officiating. The bride is the oldest daughter of Mrs. and Mrs. Paul Kuehn. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Zimmerman of Amenia. The young couple is well and favorably known having grown to manhood and womanhood in our midst. The bride was attired in a handsome gown of satin de chine and carried an arm bouquet of roses and lilies of the valley. The maids of honor, Misses Kuehn and Margaret Viestenz, were prettily gowned in cream silk and maize and carried white carnations. Mr. Frank Kuehn and Edward Zimmerman wore the customary black. After the ceremony at the church a reception and dinner were served at the bride's home the dining room and table were artistically decorated in Christmas colors, red roses, ferns and white carnations. The California poinsettia predominating. The happy couple was the recipient of many beautiful and useful gifts. After a short honeymoon in th twin cities they will make their home on the farm east of town.
Last Service Held for Mrs. John Bovis
The last services for Mrs. John Bovis were held Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence of Mayor Cole, Rev. Donald Grant, of the Presbyterian church, officiating. A brief service was held at the home of her parents in Sumner Friday at 2 p. m. conducted by Rev. Bussey, of that place, following which the body was brought to Oelwein where it was in state in the parlors of Mayor Cole's residence. Edith Burgum was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Burgum and was born in Slater, Missouri, August 7, 1890. In the fall of that year the family moved to Dubuque and in 1905 to Oelwein. Here she received her education in the public schools, graduating from the Oelwein high school in the class of 1907. November 23, 1910 she was united in marriage to John Bovis who had been her classmate in and graduated with her class of 1910 Oelwein High School. Mr. and Mrs. Bovis continued to reside in Oelwein until the fall of 1913 when they removed to Sioux City which was their home until last June, when they located in Lincoln, Nebraska. She was the mother of a daughter, Marion Louise, three years of age. Her last illness was of short duration. Just a week before the passing she returned to the home of her parents in Sumner in consequence of indisposition. Tuesday she was taken seriously ill and Wednesday afternoon December 15 an operation was performed and she fell into the last sleep at 8:45 in the evening of that day. Beside her husband and daughter she is survived by her father and mother, of Sumner and two brothers-Joseph Burgum, of Lemmon, South Dakota, and Harry Burgum, of Minneapolis, Minn. Sympathy of friends is extended to them in their bereavement. -- Exchange