1917 Arthur


Arthur Anglings
1917 Hunter Herald



January 4, 1917

A. C. College Lyceum Course at Arthur Jan. 8th and Feb. 28th, at 7:30 P. M. Reserve seats on sale at Arthur Drug Store. Adult tickets good for both numbers only 50 cents. Children half price. A big show for little money. COME.

Mr. and Mrs. John L. Iwen entertained at Xmas dinner Mr. and Mrs. John Krueger, Mr. and Mrs. Clark Jarrett and daughter Myra. Aside from enjoying a sumptuous dinner Mrs. Krueger had the pleasure of heading the family of four generations all present and in good health.

T. O. Burgum and Mrs. Bayard accompanied C. F. Bayard to St. Johns Hospital at Fargo where he underwent an operation for appendicitis. Mr. Roberts' many friends hope for a speedy recovery.

Mrs. Everson of Hannaford, wife of agent Severson, is spending a few days in Arthur.

Mrs. Bertha Viestenz is visiting friends at Fargo.

Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Burgum had as their New Year dinner guest Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Burgum and family, Mrs. E. Burgum and Miss Frances of Moorhead, the latter leaving Monday evening for their home in Moorhead.

Mrs. Louie Bettschen who has been in St. Johns hospital for the past two weeks is getting along nicely and is expected home in a few days.

Walter Phillips is enjoying a visit at his old home in Penn. and expects to visit Florida before returning home.

Mrs. Frank Wells entertained a company of friends at dinner Sunday, the guests being Dr. and Mrs. Campbell, Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Crothers and Mr. Williams.

Mrs. Clark Jarrett enjoyed a musical Xmas when Mr. Jarrett presented her with a beautiful (Vose & Son) piano.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Bucholtz and children are enjoying a visit in Wisconsin.

George Stewart was down from Hazen for the holidays and enjoyed a visit at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Rob. Stewart.

Dr. and Mrs. Campbell gave a New Year's party Tuesday, 500 was the evening's diversion.

Harry Farnham left Monday for an indefinite visit at St. Louis, Missouri.

Miss Ollie Burgum left Monday for Valley City to resume her studies at the Normal.

January 25, 1917

Mrs. T. O. Burgum retruned home Saturday from a week's stay in Winnepeg, Can., being called their owning to the serious illness of her sister. Two small boys accompanied Mrs. Burgum home for an indefinite visit.

T. O. burgum was a Fargo visitor Tuesday, being at the bedside of his brother-in-law, C. F. Bayard, who is improving slowly which is encouraging news to Mr. Bayard's many friends.

Tom See is visiting friends at Thompson's, wonder what's the attraction?

Mrs. John L. Iwen entertained a company of friends last Monday.

Mrs. John Schur is in Fargo receiving medical treatment.

John Wagner is very well satisfied with his school work at Minneapolis and is making good.

Mrs. H. J. Wagner entertained last Thursday evening 30 guests at the progressive 500, in honor of Miss Edna Wilke of Valier, Montana who has been visiting here and who expects to leave this week for Wimbledon for a visit with relatives.

Messrs Louie Bettschen and Horace Fuller were Fargo visitors over Sunday and whose wives are progressing nicely at St. Johns hospital.

Mr. Wallace Hackett returned to Fargo Monday, being called on the jury.

Messrs Fred Williams, T. J. Ross and Louie Heiden are attending the implement dealers' convention.

Mesdames Gust Schur and Edmund Viestenz were at home Monday and Tuesday, respectively at “cards” abut 40 guests enjoyed the hostess's hospitality.

March 1, 1917

Mr. Wallace Hackett came home Saturday morning from jury duty in Fargo returning Monday Eve judging from appearance City Life agrees with Mr. Hackett.

Mrs. Henrietta Sommerfeld is in Fargo receiving treatment at the Sanitarium.

Mesdames B. H. Zimmerman and Leslie Crothers gave a Washington party last Tuesday. Red Tulips formed the center piece, the decorations being carried out in Patriotic Colors. 500 was played at four tables. An elaborate luncheon was served by the hostess. Prizes were awarded to Mrs. A. K. Judisch and Mrs. Gordon Burgum receiving consolation.

Mr. and Mrs. I. S. Roberts entertained a group of 24 ladies at 500 Tuesday evening following a very dainty luncheon. Prizes were given to Mrs. Louie Heiden as the best player and Miss Cruden received the consolation.

Mr. Walter Phillips arrived home Saturday Eve from a two months' visit with relatives in Penn. and Florida. Walt's many friends are glad to see he is looking fine.

Mr. Walter Gran appeared before an appreciative audience Saturday eve and his reading “The Shepard of the Hill” was received with favorable comment. The Misses Margaret and Linda Viestenz contributed instrumental and vocal music which added to the evening's entertainment.

Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Wagner entertained Sunday at dinner Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kuehn, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Zimmerman.

Miss Cruden spent a couple of days at her home in Casselton attending the wedding of her sister Miss Bessie Cruden.

Mrs. John Schur returned home from the hospital.

Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Sommerfeld entertained a company of relatives at dinner Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Sommerfeld expect to leave for Montana, their new home, about March 1st.

Mrs. T. O. Burgum returned home Wednesday from Winnipeg being called there a second time owing to the serious illness of her sister Mrs. Frank Grimsley and whose death occurred Monday. Mrs. Grimsley was well known in Arthur having visited here a number of times. She leaves besides her husband who is now in training in London, England, with the 22nd Canadian Battalion. Two small boys who returned with Mrs. Burgum for an indefinite visit.

George Wagner came home last week from Mercedes, Texas and is taking kindly to North Dakota weather.

W. H. Burgum of Sumner, Iowa, is expected here for a short visit with the Burgums.

Mrs. Mickens of Danvers, Ill., arrived Tuesday for a visit with her son, Fletcher Roach.

A little daughter was born Saturday to Mr. and Mrs. F. Roach and mother and little one are progressing nicely.

A North Dakota Pioneer dies at North Yakima

Daniel Webster, a resident of Dakota from 1878 to 1906 taking up government land in section 30 Gunkel Township when this township was organized it was named Webster in honor of this good man who held many offices of trust. Mr. Webster was taken sick with pneumonia on Thursday February 8th and though the loving wife and daughter, skilled physicians and nurses endeavored to save the life of this lovely husband and father. The end came on Sunday eve February 18th at 9 o'clock. Dan Webster was the son of Samual R. and Hannah J. Webster, natives of Wile, Maine, where the deceased was born and when he was 2 years old his parents moved to Stillwater, Minn., where he grew to manhood in 1878 he came to Dakota Territory remaining here until 1906 when he sold his farm and moved to North Yakima, Washington, where he bought a fruit farm and made his home until his death. On February 19th, 1884, he was married to Miss Laura Masterman and to that union was born 2 sons and 5 daughters. The 2 sons and Gertrude are deceased, a wife and 4 daughters are left to mourn the loss of a kind and loving husband and father and many friends of this vicinity regret to hear of this sad news and extend sympathy to the bereaved family.

March 22, 1917

Paul Pearson is moving to section 2, the farm recently vacated by Wm. Lambert.

A. K. Judisch will move to section 5, Amenia town, about April 1st.

Wallace Hackett will go to Fargo Saturday, accompanied by Mrs. Hackett and Mrs. Louis Bettschen. Wallace goes courting and the ladies to visit the dentist.

Mr. and Mrs. John Hynes are papa and mama to a fine baby boy born Monday. Mother and boy doing fine and Jack's genial smile, well you all know Jack.

Albert Viestenz and family were guests Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kuehn.

Mrs. T. O. Burgum and son Foster are shopping in Fargo today.

Big vote cast in Arthur Tuesday, only two contestants, for supervistor J. E. Sommerfeld won over C. A. Donman by 54 to 18. Treas. L. W. Heiden 61, S. L. Crothers 9. Justice of the peace T. R. Campbell 41, J. A. Burgum 27, Constable Gust Schur 64.

The band boys will give a concert in the M. W. A. hall Friday night, followed by a pre-social and an all round good time. Admission 25 cents and 15 cents. Everybody come and have a good time.



Contributed by Steven Pueppke

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