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fit-: ' - ' Woman Dog Driver Weds NaiisenVSon Romance of Great Outdoors n · i j TJ · w · * ·^··^··^^t^^^e^^BliM^^pi^^^^^^^^^^^^^t^^^^^^ Mrs. RJ«k«r and Kaare Nansen BOSTON, July 13 M)_A. romance of the great outdoors preceded the marriage in Montreal on July 7 of Elizabeth Miller Ricker, intemation- lyy known dog-sled racer and Kaare Nansen, a forest engineer and son of the late Dr. Fredtjof Nansen, famous Norwegian explorer. Mrs. Ricker was introduced to Hanatfn about ei^ht months ago and was married last Tuesday, six days .after her drWce from Edward P. ' flicker, Jr., of Poland Springs, Me., I kecame absolute. . I Their mutual interf st in outdoor | -·Ctivitips quickly cievpioped into' frieiiU.'hrp, and thc'ft Tori^mrf. Her' fcecn interest in Nansen's work in | plotting Ihe vast Canadian north j .wood* wa* reciprocated by his ad- j Makes Your Skin miration for her achievements as a dog-sled racer. Mrs. Nansen, probably the best known woman dog-sled racer in the world, broke the record for the 25- mile course at Poland Springs in 1930, defeating Leonard -Seppala by 90 seconds. A native of Providence, R. I., she was married to Edward P. Ricker, Jr., in 1922. She has written several stories based on_dog-5led racing, in- ^s^^a^^^^^^^fl^^ny^^^^^wnQw^ndTci. -.-^ _ _, a tale woven around Seppala'a famous dash in 1925 with anti-toxin to diphtheria stricken Nome, Alaska. Nansen is the oldest son,. of the Arctic explorer who died in 1930- The couple will spend part of thejr honeymoon in NorwaVj where Mrs. N arisen will devote some time to practicing for dog-sled races she plans to enter in 1932. NEW IPSWICH Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ober and children, Richard and Nathaniel of Scarsdale, N. Y. are occupying the summer home of their sister, Mi« Alice Obrr. Herbert F. Preston, professor in St. GeorKp's school, Newport, R. I., is with his sister, Miss Kathcrine Preston. . . Mr. «nd Mrs.-Henry Williams and ^rsncinrniBhter of Cambridge, Mass., have been suesls of Miss Mollie Hig- _ be:. As Miss Eleanor Dodge, My. Williams spent many summers at "Brnoksidf " Nashua, Bank Prof. and his braham is owned Kaula. The in High day's Mr. his family Mr. visiting and Supt. recovering from accident of first broken three him afc'.e to Mr. just William Boscawen, went The closed Mr. motored Thursday Retta MW Rebecca arr at

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  1. Fitchburg Sentinel,
  2. 13 Jul 1931, Mon,
  3. Page 12

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