Erie News
1925 Hunter Herald


Erie News 1925 Hunter Herald
January 15, 1925

Mrs. B. J. Frederick, Mrs. George Grant, Mrs. H. L. Hill, Miss Lizzie Cameron and Miss Laura Hill entertained at a shower at the Hill home on Friday evening in honor of Miss Esther Sloan, who is to become the bride of Roy Cameron on Wednesday. The rooms were prettily decorated in pink and blue. The fore part of the evening was spent in playing games after which Betty Frederick and Jean Hill, dressed as bride and groom, drew in a basket filled presents. Miss Sloan was the recipient of many beautiful gifts. The hostesses served a delicious lunch.
Miss Frances McLean and John A. Johnson, both of Erie, were married in Fargo on January 6th. The service was read by Rev. L. C. McEwen. The young people returned on Sunday from their honeymoon and have taken up their residence at the groom's farm south of Erie.
Erie Camp of M. W. A. held their regular meeting on Wednesday evening. The following officers were installed: Consul Wesley Morrow, Past Consul Edwin Griffin, Advisor William Rieke Sr., Clerk Dick Reis, Banker Ed Norling, Escort Hans Robertson, Watchman Robert Grant, Sentry Clint McLeod, Trustees Jacob Lehman, William Rieke and Bruce S. Brewer. Lunch was served.
The weekly prayer meeting was held at the home of Mrs. James Hill on Wednesday evening.
Miss Ruth Mullins returned on Wednesday from Page where she had spent the week visiting Mr. and Mrs. Paul Buck.
The post office was moved to the Bolmeier store on Wednesday evening. R. A. Bolmeier was appointed acting postmaster to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Esther Sloan.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Herman entertained about eighty guests at a party at their home Friday evening. A pleasant evening was spent playing games, after which lunch was served.
John M. Cuthbertson returned on Sunday from a visit at the home of his brother, William Cuthbertson, near Absaraka.
Officers and teachers of the Presbyterian Sunday School met at the home of Harry Sloan on Thursday evening.
Men's prayer meeting was held at the home of Howard Capener on Friday evening.
The Erie W. C. T. U. met at the home of Mrs. James Hill on Wednesday afternoon for the annual business meeting and election of officers. The officers elected for the ensuing year are: President-Mrs. B. J. Frederick; Vice-President-Mrs. Luella Dickson; Secretary-Mrs. E. D. Griffin; Treasurer-Mrs. Jacob Lehman.
Harry Allen and Jacob Lehman autoed to Fargo Saturday.
Glenn Hill and Lyle Hill were Fargo visitors Saturday.
Mrs. Amelia Sloan and Miss Esther Sloan were passengers to Fargo Monday.
Charlton Dows was a business caller in Hunter on Thursday.
Miss Helene Scott returned on Tuesday from her two weeks visit with her brother, Glenn Scott, and family at Cathay, N. D. Glenn is principal of the schools at Cathay.
Two candidates were initiated at the meeting of Faith Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, on Tuesday evening. After the work a social time was enjoyed and refreshments were served.
Roy Cameron was a passenger to Fargo Tuesday.
The Erie Indpendent Basektball tam played the Argusville team at Argusville on Saturday evening. The boys report a good time and fine treatment. The score was 21 to 19 in favor of Argusville.
Chas. Meyers returned from Fargo Wednesday.
George Mechtel and C. J. Henderson autoed to Casselton Tuesday, where Mr. Henderson bought a new Ford car.
August Raspillar left on Thursday for Chicago. He will visit in the Twin Cities enroute.
The Masonic Hall Association held their annual business meeting on Tuesday.
Garfield Harrington shipped a car of stock on Tuesday.
Rev. Sage visited with friends Sunday and Monday, leaving on Monday for Norma, where he will conduct revival services during the next two weeks. Mrs. Sage will fill the pulpit during the absence of Rev. Sage.


January 22, 1925

Mrs. K. Dickson Sr., Mrs. Willis Hill and Mrs. Garfield Harrington were hostesses at an Epworth League party given at playing games. The hostesses served a delicious supper.
Miss Lillie Pautz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August Pautz, and Lawrence Burgess, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Burgess, were married at Fargo on Wednesday. They returned Friday and are at home on the Burgess farm southwest of Erie.
Mr. and Mrs. Louie Rieke were Fargo visitors from Wednesday until Friday.
Henry Olson is very ill with double pneumonia at the Charlton Dows home. Mrs. Maggie McLeod is taking care of him.
Fred Peach and mother, Mrs. Jack Cameron, entertained a large company of friends at the party at their home on Friday evening.
Miss Esther Sloan and Roy Cameron returned from their wedding trip on Wednesday, January 14th.
Mrs. William Dickson returned on Saturday from Fargo where she had been having dental work done.
Mrs. Amelia Sloan and Miss Hazel Sloan returned Wednesday from a shopping trip at Fargo. Miss Hazel left the same afternoon for Ohio, where she has accepted a position in nursing.
Miss Irene Carl and father, Adolph Carl, returned from Fargo Monday. Miss Carl has just recovered from an appendicitis operation.
John Conrad autoed to Page Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Peterson, Pete Peterson and Adolph Carl autoed to Fargo Sunday to visit Henry Peterson at St. Luke's hospital. Mr. Peterson was operated on for appendicitis last week.
Miss Kate McLeod came up from Fargo on Monday and is visiting with relatives and friends here.
Frank Reis and son Dick and Albert autoed to Buffalo Monday.
Mrs. Amelia Sloan and Harry Sloan entertained at a family dinner Tuesday in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cameron. The guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cameron, Miss Lizzie Cameron, R. K. Cameron, Mr. and Mrs. George Grant, Katherine and Kenneth Grant and Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Sloan.
Mr. and Mrs. B. S. Brewer were callers in Hunter Monday.
Mrs. B. J. Frederick went to Mayville Friday where she took the civil service examination Saturday.
Miss Alice Mattie of Wheatland was a weekend guest at the Frank Reis home. Miss Justine Reis and Miss Mattie came up from Moorhead Friday evening and were met at Wheatland.
The Hope basketball team played the Erie Independents on Wednesday evening. It was a close game and both teams worked hard. The score was 19 to 22 in favor of Hope.
The regular weekly prayer meeting was held at the home of Mrs. K. Dickson, Sr., on Wednesday evening.
Reuben Bolmeier autoed to Mayville Friday and took the civil service examination held there on Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Thompson and Mrs. Sage of Hunter attended the Epworth League party on Friday evening.
Karl Schroeder was a Fargo visitor from Tuesday until Thursday last week.
Mrs. James Jenkins autoed to Arthur Tuesday.


January 29, 1925

Mrs. Jacob Lehman entertained a party of friends at her home on Friday afternoon.
Wesley Bolmeier was the guest of his brother and sister, Edward and Miss Emma Bolmeier, at Leonard from Monday until Thursday last week.
The annual business meeting and election of officers of the Presbyterian Ladies Aid society was held at the home of Mrs. E. D. Griffin on Thursday afternoon. The following officers were elected: President, Mrs. E. D. Griffin; Vice President, Mrs. Louis Schroeder; Secretary, Mrs.Ethel Frederick; Treasurer, Mrs. J. M. Cuthbertson. Supper was served by the losing side in the contest. Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Bolmeier and son Wallace autoed to Fargo Thursday. They returned Friday evening.
The body of Nellie Marie Manning, age 2 years of Ayr, who was scalded to death on Monday, was laid to rest in the Erie cemetery on Wednesday.
Ivan Nelson and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Yagen autoed to Fargo Wednesday.
Faith Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, held a reception on Friday evening in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cameron and Mr. and Mrs. John Johnson. The evening was spent playing games, after which refreshments were served by members of the Chapter.
E. D. Griffin attended the Implement Dealers Convention at Fargo on Wednesday and Thursday.
Mrs. Marshall Sloan entertained at a quilting party on Thursday afternoon.
Pete Peterson had has car damaged in a collision with a truck in Fargo last week. He and his brother, John Peterson, went to Fargo Thursday and brought back the car which had been repaired.
The Misses Iva Tyson, Lucille Colvin, and Ruth Johnson were Fargo visitors Saturday.
Hugo Raspiller transacted business in Fargo last Thursday.
The weekly prayer meeting was held at the home of Mrs. August Bolmeier on Wednesday evening.
Men's prayer meeting met with Harry Sloan on Friday evening.
John Port and Lyle Hill autoed to Fargo Saturday.
The regular meeting of Faith Chapter, No. 101, O. E. S. was held on Tuesday evening.
John Conrad autoed to Fargo Friday.
Miss Helen Scott was a Fargo visitor Thursday and Friday.


February 5, 1925

Mrs. John Conrad entertained the Daughters of the Prairie Club at her home on Wednesday afternoon; Mesdames Conrad, Capener and Jenkins sang a pretty trio and Mrs. Anna Forrest presented the work for the meeting. Refreshments were served by the hostess.
The Methodist Ladies Aid Society met at the home of Mrs. Jacob Lehman on Thursday afternoon. Officers were elected as follows: President Mrs. K. Dickson, Sr., Vice-President Mrs. Marshall Sloan; Secretary Mrs. Howard Capener, Treasurer Mrs. James Beith. Refreshments were served.
A quilting bee was held at the home of Mrs. Christy Morrow on Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Morrow served refreshments at the close of the afternoon.
Miss Anna Sogge and William Mechtel of Erie were married at Moorhead on Wednesday, January 28th. They were attended by Miss Sogge of Maddock, sister of the bride, and Robert Mechtel, brother of the groom. The wedding party returned to Erie the same evening.
Mrs. Sage autoed over from Hunter Wednesday and attended the regular weekly prayer meeting, which was held at the Pete Nelson home on Wednesday evening.
Mrs. Chas. Meyers entertained at her home on Thursday and Friday afternoons. The time was spent in conversation and needlework. Delicious refreshments were served by the hostess.
James Jenkins was a business visitor in Fargo from Tuesday until Friday.
C. M. Drescher of Page transacted business in Erie Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Port autoed to Fargo Friday.
Julius Meeg visited friends in Erie on Friday.
The Saint's Sewing Circle gave a shower on Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Sam Mechtel in honor of Mrs. Lawrence Burgess and Mrs. William Mechtel, recent brides. The honor guests received many lovely gifts. Refreshments were served.
Mr. and Mrs. John Conrad were Fargo visitors Friday.
Fred Bolmeier came up from Fargo Friday and is visiting at the home of his mother.
Harry Sloan transacted business in Fargo from Wednesday until Friday.
Men's prayer meeting was held at the home of Harry Allan on Friday evening.
Roy Bolmeier left on Monday for Grand Forks to attend the Hardware Dealers Convention.
Rev. Colvin autoed over from Ayr Friday evening to attend the men's prayer meeting. Miss Lucille Colvin returned with him and visited at the home until Sunday.
Miss Flora Johnson returned to her home at Fargo Saturday, having spent several weeks visiting relatives here and at Ayr.
Frank Ries and son Leo autoed to Fargo Friday. Miss Justine Ries, who is attending Moorhead State Teachers College, returned with them and visited at home until Sunday.
Mrs. B. J. Frederick entertained twelve of her daughter Betty's little playmates on Saturday afternoon. The little folks had a merry time playing games, after which Mrs. Frederick served refreshments.
Ralph and Reo Burgess autoed to Fargo Friday.
Mrs. F. W. Ryder and children left on Saturday for Illinois, where they expect to make their home.
Harry Nutting of Northgate, N. Dak. visited at the Arthur Mosher home from Friday until Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Yagen autoed to Fargo Tuesday.
George Grant, well known as “Uncle Grant,” passed away Sunday afternoon at the home of his brother, William Grant. He was born in England in 1841, and had been a resident of this vicinity for twenty-three years. He is survived by a sister living in Ottawa, Canada and brother William of Erie. The funeral was held Wednesday afternoon and interment was made in the Erie cemetery.
Mrs. Dorothy Walker arrived from Norma, N. D. on Tuesday evening to attend the funeral of her uncle, George Grant.
The regular meeting of Harrison Ledge was held on Monday evening.
Miss Iva Tyson led the Epworth League meeting Sunday evening. The subject was “Under China's Smokestacks.” Mrs. Ted Mosher and daughter, Bernice, arrived from Langdon, N. D. on Tuesday to attend the funeral of George Grant.
On account of the funeral Wednesday afternoon, the meeting of the Erie W. C. T. U. was postponed until Wednesday, Feb. 11th at three o'clock at the home of Mrs. Griffin.
A number of Erie young people attended the Casselton-Leonard game at Casselton Tuesday evening.
Mrs. W. R. Port, John Port and Mrs. John Conrad autoed to Fargo Tuesday.
Six carloads of potatoes were shipped out of Erie on Tuesday.


February 12, 1925

Mrs. J. P. Nelson was a hostess to a party of friends at her home on Friday afternoon. Needlework and conversation formed the pastime of the afternoon. Dainty refreshments were served by the hostess.
The Royal Neighbor lodge met at the hall on Thursday evening. Officers were elected as follows:--Oracle Mrs. Jacob Lehman; Vice-Oracle Mrs. William Dickson; Marshall Mrs. Ed. Nelson; Assistant Marshall Mrs. Charlton Dows; Chancellor Mrs. Hans Robertson; Outside Sentinel Mrs. Clint McDonald,; Inside Sentinel Mrs. John Peterson; Recorder Miss Helene Scott; Receiver Mrs. John Bissett; Managers Mmes. Lindquist, Peterson and Dickson. The Modern Woodmen Lodge met the same evening. The Royal Neighbors served lunch to both lodges.
The Erie basketball team played at Wheatland Wednesday evening, playing a team made up of Wheatland, Casselton and Absaraka players. Erie lost by a score of 13-23; quite a number of Erie people attended the game.
Hugh McLean of Fargo transacted business in Erie Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. James Jenkins entertained at a party Friday evening in honor of the teachers. A taffy pull was a feature of the evening's entertainment. The hostess served a delicious lunch.
Mrs. Ted Mosher and daughter, Miss Bernice, left on Thursday for their home at Langdon, N. D. after a brief visit with relatives.
Evangelist C. H. Tubbs of Denver, Colorado, will open the series of revival meetings at the church of God on February 15th.
General prayer meeting was held at the home of Mrs. Jennie Hudson on Wednesday evening.
Louis Schroeder and son Ralph returned Saturday from Pillager, Minn. where they spent the past two weeks visiting relatives and fishing.
Miss Katherine Bissett came down from Jamestown College on Friday and spent the weekend visiting parents, Mr. and Mrs. Duncan Bissett.
Edward Bolmeier came up from Leonard Saturday and spent the weekend at home.
J. A. Jenkins and John Conrad autoed to Fargo Tuesday.
Roy Bolmeier autoed to Leonard Friday for a short visit with friends and relatives there.
The Arthur and Erie Independents played basketball on the Erie floor Saturday evening. Arthur won by a score of 33-27.
Men's prayer meeting was held at the farm home of B. S. Brewer Thursday evening.
Miss Ruth Johnson was called to Fargo Friday by the serious illness of her little nephew with pneumonia.
Horace McLeod, student at Jamestown College, came home Friday for a few days visit with the home folks.
Mesdames James Jenkins and John Conrad auoted to Arthur Saturday where they visited relatives and friends until Sunday evening.
Miss Beryl Schroeder and Miss Christine Colvin of th Hope school faculty spent the weekend visiting at their respective homes.
Reuben Bolmeier autoed to Finley Monday.
The regular meeting of Faith Chapter, O. E. S., was held on Tuesday evening.
Miss Lucille Colvin was the leader of the Epworth League meeting on Sunday evening.
H. L. Hill, cashier of the Farmers State Bank of Erie, returned on Wednesday from Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he has spent the past seven weeks receiving medical attention.


February 19, 1925

Erie Takes Rubber
Erie, N. D., Feb. 18-Erie's Independent basketball team whipped the Ayr club at Wheatland 21 to 18. The contest was the third of a set, each team having previously won 1 game. Ayr led at half time but a determined rally gave Erie the game in the closing stages of the contest. McMillan was sent from the game with four personals. Geo. Landon played with the Erie five.


February 26, 1925

General Prayer meeting was held at the Wm. Mullins home on Wednesday.
Hugh McLeod who has been spending several days at Erie returned to Fargo Thursday.
The Erie Independent basketball team was defeated in Hunter on Thursday by the Hunter Legion by a score of 48-18. George Landon officiating.
Ten Masons of Erie autoed to Page on Thursday to help with third degree work. About thirty-five were out, some from Tower City, Buffalo, Erie, and Pillsbury. A fine oyster supper was served.
John Conrad autoed to Casselton Saturday.
The members of the Modern Woodmen gave a dance in Erie last Friday.
A number of Erie young folks gave a surprise party at the Dickson home on Friday in honor of Miss Tyson's birthday.
Miss Hazel Schroeder and Horace McLeod were home until Monday from their studies at Jamestown College.
Mr. and Mrs. Garfield Harrington were Fargo callers Saturday.
Mr. Walter Stibbe attended the dance in Page Friday. Why Page, Walt? The Erie Independents defeated the Page Independents at Erie Saturday, by a score of 18-26. John Wagner of Arthur refereed.
H. S. Sloan was a Galesburg caller between trains Monday.
Mrs. Marshall Sloan returned from Fargo on Friday.
Miss Annie McLeod and Mrs. Marshall Sloan were Fargo passengers Monday.
Hans Robertson and daughter Mrs. Hoff returned from Minneapolis Monday where Mr. Robertson had been attending a grain dealers convention.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Parson's of 805 11th ave. N., Fargo was entered by thieves while they were at church on Sunday evening. Money and wearing apparel were taken. Mrs. Parson was formerly Miss Vina Cuthbertson of Erie.
Mrs. Francis Johnson was initiated into the Eastern Star on Tuesday. A lunch was served.
Dr. James of Page was an Erie caller on Monday.
Mrs. Henry Bellin passed away Monday night. Mrs. Bellin has been suffering from cancer for over a year. All possible medical aid had been given her.
John Conrad autoed to Fargo on Monday.
E. W. Rider who recently disposed of his farming interest here autoed to his brother's at Abercrombie Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Buck returned to Page Tuesday after spending a week at the Wm. Mullin home while Mrs. Mullin was in Minneapolis with her daughter Miss Myrtle. They returned Tuesday.
Mail carrier Wm. H. Rieke is taking in the rural carriers meeting in Fargo this week.


March 5, 1925

Mrs. Marshall Sloan returned from Fargo Wednesday.
Mrs. Bert Lindquist was a passenger from Fargo Wednesday.
K. Dickson Sr. was a Fargo caller the first of the week returning Wednesday.
J. A. Jenkins was a passenger to Fargo Tuesday returning Friday.
Gene Lyons came up from Fargo Friday where he had been visiting the dentist.
Garfield Harrington and John Conrad were Fargo callers Tuesday coming home Saturday, they made the trip by auto.
Lyle Hill and Geo. B. McMillan were Fargo callers Saturday, returning Sunday.
Mrs. Sage of Hunter preached in the Methodist church on Sunday.
The Methodist ladies aid gave a social and program in the hall on Friday evening. The program consisted of: A selection-By the orchestra, Reading-Francis Lehman, Song-The School, Piano Duet-Eva Lehman and Florence Pautz, Reading-Mrs. Brewer, Vocal Duet-Miss Colvin and Tyson, Reading-Miss Bjerke of Wheatland, Selection-By the Orchestra.
Henry Peterson called on the doctor in Fargo Monday.
J. M. Cuthbertson was a passenger to Fargo Monday, where he will take up his duties on the jury.
Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Bolmeier and son autoed to Fargo Monday, returning Tuesday.
Miss Annie McLeod and nephew, master Jack McLeod, returned from Fargo Friday where Jackie had been having his teeth treated.
A regular meeting of Harrison Lodge was held on Monday evening. Lunch was served.
The Schroeder-Dokken Post of the American Legion held their annual election of officers on Tuesday night at the E. D. Griffith home, after which an oyster supper was served. The following officers were elected for 1925: Commander-Willis M. Schroeder, Vice-Com. -John E. McLeod, Adjutant-E. Hill, Fin. Officer-Wesley Morrow, Sergeant of Arms-Roy Miller, Chaplin-Edwin D. Griffin, Historian-W. B. Dell, Service officer-John A. Johnson.
Mr. and Mrs. John Peterson autoed to Fargo Wednesday.
E. W. Rider returned to Absaraka Sunday, where he will open a confectionary store.
Alf. Hill of near Absaraka was an Erie caller Tuesday.


March 12, 1925

Erie Boy Member of A. C. Military Band
William Morrow of Erie, who is a member of the Gold Star military band at the North Dakota Agricultural College, Fargo, recently accompanied the band on its trip to Grand Forks where it aided in the 23 to 16 and 20 to 10 defeats administered to the North Dakota University by the A. C. basketball team.
The band, which is classed as one of the best college bands in the United States, gave a short concert at the Dacotah hotel while at Grand Forks which was very well received by the Grand Forks and University crowd.
Mr. Morrow, who plays clarinet in the Gold Star band, is a junior in the school of science and literature at the college.


March 12, 1925

John Conrad transacted business in Page Wednesday.
Dougal Johnson left on Thursday for Fargo for a short visit with relatives.
The Presbyterian Ladies Aid society was delightfully entertained at the home of Mrs. James Hill on Thursday afternoon.
Mrs. E. D. Griffin returned Thursday from Oriska where she had spent several weeks visiting her parents.
Mrs. Marshall Sloan spent several days in Fargo last week, returning Friday.
A group of young people gave a home talent play entitled “The Hoodooed Coon” at the hall on Saturday which was greatly enjoyed by all present. The characters were: Misery Moon, a hoodooed coon, Wesley Bolmeier; Gideon Blair, a Millionaire, Harry Sloan; Tom Bissle, as a sick as a whistle, George McMillan; Hiram Tutt, an awful nut, Lyle Hill; Patrick Keller, a ticket seller, Glen Hill; Samantha Slade, a poor old maid, Iva Tyson; Rosebud Reese, her charming niece, Lucille Colvin; Pamela Maleek, a Bolshevik, Iva Tyson; Lulu Pearl, a ragtime girl, Ruth Johnson. All characters played their parts splendidly. The proceeds amounting to about $76.00 went to the Erie Independent basketball team. On next Saturday night the play will be given at Ayr for the benefit of the Erie School.
Mmes. James Jenkins and John Conrad autoed to Arthur Saturday.
K. Dickson Sr. spent several days in Fargo last week attending to matters of business.
A baby daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Cuthbertson, Jr. Sunday morning at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Cuthbertson Sr.
George Nasse and Edward Bolmeier autoed up from Leonard Sunday for a short visit with friends.
Mrs. Marshall Sloan returned to Fargo Monday were she is receiving medical treatment.
Miss Verda Hill, of the Baldwin consolidated school faculty, spent the weekend visiting at home.
Mrs. Maggie McLeod was a passenger to Fargo Monday.
Miss Florence Robillard of Wild Rice spent the weekend visiting her friend, Miss Iva Tyson.
Rev. C. H. Tubbs of Denver, Col., closed a series of evangelistic services at the Church of God Sunday evening. He is now conducting services at the Rutherford school house.
Hugh McLean of Fargo was a business caller in Erie Saturday.
Robert Grant was a business caller in Fargo from Wednesday until Friday.
Miss Justine Ries, student at the Moorhead State Teachers College, spent the weekend visiting at home.
Messrs. George McMillan, Lyle Hill and John Port autoed to Valley City Sunday.
Miss Beryl Schroeder, of the Hope school faculty, spent the weekend visiting at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Schroeder.
Among the Erie passengers to Fargo Monday were: Reo. Burgess, Laurence Burgess, Raymond Johnson, George Dell, August Pautz, Mr. and Mrs. George Warmington, James Jenkins, William Bolmeier, Hans Robertson.
The regular meeting of Faith Chapter, O. E. S. was held on Tuesday evening.
H. L. Hill was a passenger to Fargo Tuesday.
Harry Nutting came up from Fargo between trains Saturday.
A baby was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kentfield Monday.


March 19, 1925

Erie Home Talent Play Given at Page
The home talent play "The Hoodooed Coon," given by Erie folks for the benefit of the Erie M. E. church will be given at Page, Saturday, March 28.
The play was given last Saturday night at Erie, the net proceeds amounting to about $75 for the Erie Independent basketball team. This Saturday the play is being given at Ayr for the benefit of the Erie school.

Mrs. B. J. Frederick and daughter Betty visited relatives in Fargo from Thursday until Monday.
Mrs. Willis Hill entertained the Methodist Ladies Aid society at her home on Thursday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Louie Rieke are the parents of a son born Thursday at the home of Mrs. Rieke's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Burgess.
Howard Capener and family moved to their farm the latter part of last week.
The Erie high school won the game Friday evening from the Ayr high school. The score was 24 to 0.
Mrs. Frank Herman was called to Fargo Monday on account of the illness of her mother, Mrs. R. H. Morrow.
Miss Eva Lehman was a weekend guest at the R. L. Colvin home in Ayr.
Roy Bolmeier came up from Minneapolis on Friday and visited at home until Monday. He took the train to Leonard, where he will get his car and take up his work as salesman for the Waterman-Waterbury Furnace Co.
The auction sale held at the Anna Forrest farm on Saturday attracted a large crowd and the stock and machinery sold well. John Ross of Fargo cried the sale.
Mr. and Mrs. Walker D. Thompson and daughter, Miss Fern arrived home Tuesday from Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, where they have spent the winter visiting relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Hill moved from the Hill farm west of Erie Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Conrad were Fargo visitors Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Palmer entertained a company of neighbors at their home on Wednesday evening. On Friday evening they entertained a party of town folks.
Homer Delamater was elected supervisor for Erie township for a term of three years at the election held at the hall on Tuesday.
Miss Lizzie Cameron came up from Fargo on Tuesday, where she has spent the past two months taking a course in dress-making.
Kenneth Grant was host to a party of 26 little friends on Tuesday afternoon. The occasion was his birthday.


March 26, 1925

The Presbyterian Ladies Aid Society met at the home of Mrs. Amelia Sloan on Thursday afternoon. Lunch was served by members of the society.
The Bolmeier Brothers, Reuben, William, Fred, Roy and Haven autoed to Fargo Monday where they joined the delegation going to the Grainmen's convention at Bismarck. The Bolmeier Brothers play in the Grainmen's band.
Mrs. Roy Cameron and Mrs. Amelia Sloan had charge of the post office during the absence of acting postmaster Reuben Bolmeier.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Burgess moved to the Burgess farm Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Yagen autoed to Hatton, N. D. Sunday. They encountered muddy roads enroute.
The Erie Independent basketball team, Wesley Bolmeier, Floyd Thompson, Lyle Hill, Glen Hill, George McMillan and Lyle Harrington, autoed to Valley City Friday, where on Saturday they played an independent team from Wimbledon in the high school gymnasium. Wimbledon won by a score of 17-16. The boys attended the state basketball tournament, returning to Erie Sunday.
Mrs. Frank Herman Thursday from a short visit with her mother, Mrs. R. H. Morrow, at Fargo.
Mr. and Ms. Frank Ries and son Leo, and Marshall Sloan autoed to Fargo Thursday.
Clint McLeod and son Ralph, the Misses Anna McLeod, Iva Tyson and Lucile Colvin, and Dolsen Hill attended the state basketball tournament at Valley City on Saturday.
Bartlet McLeod of Erie is coach of the Kenmare basketball team which won fourth place in the tournament.
Rev. and Mrs. Gust Book autoed up from Milnor Monday and are guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Cuthbertson, Jr. They came to see their new granddaughter Helen Cuthbertson.
Ralph Cameron moved from the Mosher & Nutting farm to the Henry Schroeder farm on Thursday of last week.
The regular meeting of the Faith Chapter, O. E. S., was held at the lodge rooms on Tuesday evening.
The weekly prayer meeting was held on Wednesday evening at seven o'clock at the home of Mrs. Amelia Sloan. The chorus which is practicing for Easter held a meeting at the R. A. Bolmeier home at eight o'clock. Mrs. Sage, of Hunter, attended both meetings.
Mr. and Mrs. John Laudert and family moved from one of the Chas. Meyers farms north of town to a farm near Arthur on Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Crooks and family moved from the Fuller farm near Arthur to the farm vacated by the Lauderts.
Mr. and Mrs. Christy Morrow entertained at a party Friday evening.
A farewell party was given on Friday evening in honor of Mr. and Mrs. John Laudert and family.


April 2, 1925

James McKee and Arthur Stewart autoed up from Fargo Thursday. Mr. McKee returned to Fargo the same evening. Mr. Stewart will spend the summer at the James Hill farm.
A social was given by Faith Chapter, O. E. S. at the hall on Friday evening. A program was given as follows: Selection-Orchestra; vocal solo-Dougal Johnson; reading-Mr. B. S. Brewer; Piano duet-Misses Iva Tyson and Lucile Colvin; playlet entitled “How the Story Grew.” Characters were: Mrs. Brown-Mrs. Henry Hill; Mrs. Green-Mrs. E. D. Griffin; Mrs. Bean-Mrs. B. S. Brewer; Mrs. Rice-Mrs. B. J. Frederick; Mrs. Doolittle-Mrs. James Jenkins; Mrs. Snow-Miss Lucile Colvin; Mrs. Taylor-Miss Iva Tyson; Mrs. White-Miss Murial Cuthbertson. After the program supper was served and a social time enjoyed.
The cast of the play “The Hoodooed Coon” went to Page on Saturday evening and presented the play. The proceeds of the entertainment went to the Methodist Ladies Aid Society. On Tuesday evening the same play was given at the Erie hall for the benefit of the Schroeder-Dokken post.
Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Griffin autoed to Oriska Sunday and visited Mrs. Griffin's parents.
John M. Cuthbertson returned on Saturday evening from Fargo where he has spent the past several weeks serving on jury duty.
Harry Sloan and mother, Mrs. Amelia Sloan, visited at the Wm. Mulvaney home west of Ayr on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Conrad and Mrs. James Jenkins were Fargo shoppers Saturday.
Ralph Burgess autoed to Galesburg Saturday.
Fred Bolmeier came home Monday driving a new Dodge couple which he had just purchased.
Harry, Roy and W. S. Allen autoed to Fargo Saturday.
Mrs. Anna Forrest and Mrs. C. B. Forrest and children moved into the Capener house, which they purchased recently, on Thursday.
Edward, Roy and Miss Emma Bolmeier visited at home over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Peterson and Henry Peterson autoed to Fargo Saturday.
H. L. Hill and Mrs. B. J. Frederick autoed to Fargo Tuesday.
Morris Nelson entertained at a birthday party Friday afternoon. He was ten years old and ten little friends were present.
William Mollins visited at home over Sunday.
Many Erie people attended the Fred Williams sale at Arthur on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Julius Meeg of Fargo visited friends in Erie from Sunday until Tuesday.
Leonard Larson autoed to Hunter Monday.
Mrs. Helen Herman was a passenger to Fargo Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Meyers and son Harry autoed to Fargo Sunday.


April 16, 1925

Erie Community Choir Here Sunday Evening
The Erie Community choir will be here Sunday evening and will have charge of the Epworth League service. The following program starting at 7:30 will be given by the Erie folks: Topic-“The Value of Your Word”.
Leader-Miss Violet Swanson.
Singing by Boy's Choir and Girl's Choir.
Erie community choir will give “The Resurrection” with the following numbers: “Living Forever”-Payn-Ritter, “Lilies of Memory”-Nolte-Payn, “Anthem”-Lincon-Hall, “Dark was the Vale”-Miles-Geibel, “Morning Joy”-Fayn-Ritter, Solo-“The Lord is My Shepherd” sung by Miss Christine Colvin, “Did ye Seek Him”-Yale-Hall, “O Shadowed Cross”-Gordon-Miles, “Let All Rejoice”-Payn-Lowden, “Song of the King of Glory”-Hewitt-Verdi, “Morning of Glory”-Payn-Nolte, Announcements, Offering, Doxology, Benediction.


April 23, 1925

The Presbyterian Ladies Aid Society was entertained at the home of Mrs. Amelia Sloan on Thursday afternoon. It was announced that the society would meet with Mrs. Louis Schroeder but owing to her illness Mrs. Sloan entertained.
Lyle Hill and George McMillan autoed to Mr. McMillan's home near Wimbledon on Friday and visited there until Sunday.
R. K. Cameron visited relatives in Fargo from Thursday until Tuesday.
Theo. Rykken of Grand Forks, traveling salesman for Hackett Gates Hardware Co., transacted business in Erie Thursday.
A baby girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Thompson on Sunday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Hans Robertson, Mrs. Hulda Hoff and the Misses Cora Olson and Kathryn Grant autoed to Fargo Wednesday.
Alfred Meeg, a senior at the N. D. university, returned to his home in Fargo Wednesday, having spent several days here designing for Lyle Schroeder.
Herman Witt was a Fargo visitor from Friday until Monday.
Lawrence Delamater came up from Pillager, Minn., Tuesday to work at the elevator painting with the Bolmeier Brothers.
On account of the condition of the roads, the Erie Community choir was unable to go to Hunter Sunday evening as planned.
Julius Meeg, salesman for J. C. Vincent Co., Fargo Dodge dealers, transacted business in Erie Thursday. Mrs. Jack Cameron purchased a new Dodge coupe.
Miss Lucile Colvin, primary teacher, spent the weekend visiting her parents, Rev. and Mrs. R. L. Colvin, at Ayr.
Roy Bolmeier arrived home Friday, and is spending a few days visiting at home.
Clarence Brown and George Mechtel autoed to Casselton Thursday and brought home a new Ford car, which they delivered to Vernon Mechtel.
Mrs. Willis Schroeder and children, Ralph Schroeder and Everett Capener, autoed to Casselton Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. William Grant were passengers to Fargo Friday.
G. W. Ferguson and Dr. Wright autoed up from Luverne, Minn., on Saturday to look after their farming interests here.


April 30, 1925

The Methodist Ladies Aid Society met at the church on Thursday afternoon and cleaned the church. Refreshments were served.
R. K. Cameron has been on the sick list the past week but is reported improving.
Miss Muriel Cuthbertson left on Thursday for her home in Ontario after an extended visit with her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Garfield Harrington.
Mrs. William Mulvaney and two children of Ayr visited from Saturday until Monday at the homes of her mother, Mrs. Amelia Sloan, and brother, Marshall Sloan.
Raymond Johnson autoed to Fargo Thursday and visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Johnson, until Saturday. He was accompanied home by his mother, who will visit relatives here for a short time.
George Nasse and Edward Bolmeier autoed up from Leonard Sunday and spent the day visiting relatives and friends.
George McMillan and Lyle Hill autoed to Fargo Saturday.
Howard Cuthbertson and Leslie Schroeder came home Tuesday from Grandin, where they had painted an elevator. They left for Aneta the same evening where they have a similar job.
John Conrad was a business visitor in Page Monday.
Mrs. B. J. Frederick and daughter Betty, Mrs. James Hill and Miss Laura Hill visited at the R. L. Colvin home in Ayr Sunday.
Harry Sloan and Reuben Bolmeier autoed to Buffalo Tuesday.
Frank Ries autoed to Fargo Thursday. He was accompanied home on Friday by his daughter, Miss Justina, who is attending the Moorhead State Teachers College. Mr. Ries took Miss Justine back to Fargo Monday and visited Mrs. Ries, who is recovering from an operation at St. Johns Hospital.
The Jamestown College Girls Glee Club will give a sacred concert at the hall on Sunday evening, and their regular concert on Monday evening. The girls will be entertained in the homes while here. Two local girls, Miss Hazel Schroeder, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schroeder, and Miss Katherine Bissett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Duncan Bissett, are members of the club.


October 8, 1925

Stibbe-Rasmussen Nuptials On Saturday, October 3, 1925, in Moorhead occurred the wedding of Mr. Fred Stibbe of Erie and Miss Emma Rasmussen of Hunter.
Paul Stibbe, a brother of the groom was best man and Miss Williams of Arthur was the bridesmaid.
Miss Rasmussen is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jens Rasmussen of Hunter, and was born and raised in this community.
They will make their future home on the Chas. Meyers farm, north of Erie.
The Herald joins all the friends in wishing them a happy and prosperous life.
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