Friday, November 3, 1905
Mrs. Albertus Entertains.
Last Friday evening Mrs. A.R. Albertus was "at home" to a number
of her lady friends and the pleasant fifth avenue home was the scene of an
evening of pleasure. Social amusements entertained the guests and dainty
refreshments were served.
Company Order No. 1.
Worthington, Minn., Oct. 31, 1905.
We are advised from headquarters of the Minnesota National
Guard, that the Company at Worthington will be organized and mustered in on or
before November 20, 1905.
There will be a meeting for organization and drill at Masonic
Hall Friday evening November 3, 1905, at 8 p.m. sharp.
All who propose to inlist [enlist] should be present and be measured for
By order of A. Schaefer, Captain.
I.P. Box, Acting Sergeant.
Will Lose a Finger.
Some days ago Mrs. Alex Cree accidently pricked her finger with
a needle. Blood poison set in, and for a time it was feared she would lose the
whole arm, but the inflamation has so far yielded to treatment that now it is
believed only part of one finger will have to be amputated.
Many Important Cases Disposed of During the Past Week.
The Ditch Proceedings Attracted Considerable Interest - No Decision Yet.
Many of the Cases Are Taken Under Advisement by the Court.
District court was adjourned last Friday afternoon until 2
o'clock Monday, but the Omaha train being late Judge Quinn was unable to get
here until evening, and the session was resumed Tuesday morning. The following
is a digest of the business transacted since our last report:
In the matter of the appeal of the C.R.I. & Pacific Ry. Co., in
the ditch proceedings, the case was argued and submitted on briefs.
The cases of Isabel D. Laythe vs W.N. Shanks, and E.L. Laythe vs
Minn. Loan and Investment Co., are to be submitted together on briefs.
E.J. Jones, trustee, vs J.E. Darling, judgment for plaintiff by
Theo. Ham Brewing Co. vs B.F. Kniese, et al, submitted on
Village of Worthington vs Ursula Klasey, taken under advisement.
L.H. Alexander vs Peter Thompson to be submitted on briefs.
Carrie Fields vs Edward E. Fields, tried Oct. 27, argued Oct.
31. Decision reserved.
A special grand jury was called to meet at 11 o'clock on
Thursday, presumably to investigate the case against John Adams.
Last Saturday a company of about 60 neighbors and friends
enjoyed the bounteous hospitality of the Dring home, four miles east of town.
The occasion being a surprise on Clarence who is just past the eighteenth mile
post of life's journey The evening was spent with games and music, interspersed
by a few selections on the phonograph. After refreshments had been served the
company departed all expressing themselves as being well pleased and wishing
Clarence many happy returns of his birthday. He received several beautiful and
The organization of the Men's Club was completed at the meeting
held last week when bye-laws were adopted, and the following permanent officers
President - Prof. H.R. Edwards
1st Vice Pres. - Dr. F.M. Manson
2nd Vice Pres. - Gus Swanberg
Treasurer - E.A. Tripp.
At the meeting held on last Monday evening the following
executive committee was elected: Dr. F.M. Manson, Gus Swanberg, S.S. Smith, Rev.
Edwin W. Lanham and Thos Dovery.
The object of the club is to provide high grade entertainments
for the people of Worthington and in other ways promote the moral and
intellectual upbuilding of the community.
This laudable motive should enlist the cordial support of every
good citizens and the membership of the club should grow until it includes every
man who has the highest welfare of the city at heart.
Issued during the month of Oct. by Clerk of Court Humiston:
Jsa. H. Lebens to Anna Didier, Floyd Newell of Wisconsin to
Jessie Bryden of Nobles county, S. Montgomery to Millie Shad, Aug Holm to Fanny
M. Larson, C.R. Utley to Carrie B. Rose, John J. Marx to Dora M. Heidahl, Nick
Reschon to Lizzie Strobun, John C. Miller to Emma Fillman, Allen E. Gillman to
Mary Koonnan, Aug McMurphy of South Dakota to Josephine M. Gustafson, of
At the M.E. Church.
Dr. F.B. Cowgill will preach in the morning and conduct the
communion service. Dr. Cowgill is the new presiding elder of Marshall District
and this is the first opportunity the people of this vicinity have had of
hearing him. He should be heard by a large audience.
In the evening the pastor, Rev. G.A. Cahoon will preach on the
subject, "Preaching on Mar's Hill."
The first quarterly conference will be conducted by Dr. Cowgill
in the lecture room of the church Saturday evening at eight o'clock.
Born - On Sunday to Mr. and Mrs. S. Kall a girl.
Mrs. H.D. Moeller is visiting in Lake Park this week.
Rev. Muelnausen has gone to Freeport, Ill., on a business trip.
Rev. Eugene Bailey left on Tuesday on a business trip to
Mr. and Mrs. E. Kelley of Hartley, Iowa, are here on a visit to
their son I.F. Kelley.
I.F. Kelley returned last Friday from a business trip to Chicago
and New York City.
G.W. Mattoon a Heron Lake real estate man was here last Saturday
Mrs. Harthun and daughter Mrs. Duba of Brewster were visitors in
this city Wednesday.
I.F. Kelley and Co., this week shipped two carloads of poultry
to the New York market.
C.M. Colton and wife of Sioux Falls were guests at the
Worthington the first of the week.
Born -- On Oct. 24th, 1905, to Chas. Wasmund and wife, of Round
Lake village, son.
Miss Anna Flinchey of Round Lake had the misfortune to break an
arm while going home on Hallowe'en.
A.P. Darling has opened a shoe store in his building on Second
avenue, where he will be pleased to see all his old friends.
Mrs. G.A. Cahoon and Miss Gutzler entertained their Sunday
school classes at a Hallowe'en party at the Cahoon home on Tuesday evening.
Nels O. Langseth of Round Lake was in the city Wednesday
transacting business. He is making arrangements to go to California for the
Special Grand Jury Finds three True Bills.
The special grand jury convened by order of Judge Quinn returned
into court last evening and reported three indictments against John Adams,
charging him with the crimes of abortion, rape and incest. He was at once
arraigned and given until Tuesday next in which to plead to the indictments.
There are indications as we go to press that the village
"whiskey" ditch case will be settled without trial.
Court will adjourn this morning until next Tuesday. Judge Quinn
goes to Mankato this afternoon, and on Monday will open the November term of
court in Martin county, but will at once adjourn and return to clear up the
Arthur Johns was born at Lester, Iowa, Sept. 8, 1889. He was the
first baby born in that town. He was devoted to his school work and graduated
from the 8th grade in the Mitchell, S.D., highest in a class of 65. He was a
very bright boy, of affectionate disposition and being the only son of his
parents his loss is a serious blow to them. He died on Thursday Oct. 19, after
an illness of a few days. The cause of death was heart failure. The funeral was
held on Saturday from the Baptist, the service being conducted by Rev. G.A.
Cahoon. The pall bearers were his class mates in the high school. Many beautiful
floral tributes adroned [adorned] the coffin.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Begler of Cherokee Iowa who have been in
Wilmont for the past week in the interest of their farm, returned home Tuesday.
J.D. Lasswell formerly editor of the Wilmont Initiator left
Tuesday for Chicago.
Mrs. C.M. Cross of St. Paul was in Wilmont Monday and Tuesday
with a line of millinery.
Sheriff Fauskee was in Wilmont for a short time Monday evening.
Alfred Albinson of Minneapolis visited in Wilmont Tuesday.
Wilmont is planning a dance for Friday evening Nov. 3, at
The Org Merry go round will meet Saturday afternoon with Mrs.
G.W. Dealand for a social afternoon. Refreshments will be served at five p.m.
C. Borst had the misfortune to run a rusty nail in his hand and
poisoned it making it quite painful for several days. It is quite improved at
Little Blanche Gano was quite sick the first of the week but is
much better now.
J.E. Johnson who has been threatened with consumption the past
two months is much improved under the skilful treatment of Drs. Walker and
Mrs. Fred Johnson will make a visit at Reading and Kenneth the
last of the week with her son O.F. Johnson and daughter Mrs. Royce at Kenneth.
A.L. Swenson has contracted 800 bu. of No. 3 corn to the H. & P.
Co., to be delivered before Dec. 1, 1905. He has several huskers at work at
Mrs. G.W. Dealand who has been visiting relatives in the east
returned home last week after a months visit and rest.
Miss Rose Bucknole the teacher of District No. 80 has changed
her boarding place from Mr. Dealand's to O.B. Thuesons, where she will be nearer
to her work.
Mrs. K. Groanirga returned from Sibley the first of the week
after a few days visit with friends.
C. King is improving his place by adding a new hen house
dimensions 13x24 feet, let the good work go on.
Miss Alida Loveless has been very successful as teacher of
District No. 28 this fall. She is competent in every particular to fill her
Mrs. L.T. Arduser, a former resident of this place, died on
Monday of last week at her home in Colton, South Dakota. Her remains were taken
to her former home at Monticello, Iowa, for interment. Many friends in this
vicinity will deeply regret to learn of the untimely close of her life.
Milton Ludlow was over from Worthington the early part of last
week visiting the family of his brother, J.B. Ludlow.
Drs. Walker and Geyerman, of Worthington, assisted Dr. Carrell
in performing a second operation for appendicitis upon Mrs. A. Dougherty last
week. She is recovering nicely and all hope he will soon be able to be about
John J. Marz, butter maker at our creamery, and Miss Dora
Hildahl were married at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Johnson, on Tuesday of
last week, Rev. John H. Hansen, of Adrian officiated.
The members of the Modern Woodman and Royal Neighbors gathered
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Mactier one evening last week to give them a
farewell party and presented the worthy couple with a set of silver knives and
forks as a remembrance of Lismore friends and neighbors.
F.J. Forkenbrock is in the market for potatoes and is paying 30
cents per bushel. He is buying for shipment.
Thursday morning last the Martin Johnson residence was
practically destroyed by fire but prompt work of our firemen prevented a total
loss. The blaze is supposed to have originated from a lamp which had been
burning on the stairs during the night.
Will DeBoer who is just completing a course in the College of
Physicians and Surgeons at Chicago is visiting friends in this vicinity.
Several from this place were attending court at Worthington last
The Halverson building on Main street has been repainted greatly
improving its appearance. There are other buildings which should be similarly
L.A. D'Autremont, a former well known resident of Adrian died at
his home in Redwood Falls on Oct. 19th, at the age of 70 years. He was the owner
of the Gazette which was edited and published by his son in law, S.S. Haislet.
L.P. Roerig, of this place has granted a patent on a watch
pendent which will render a screw case watch absolutely dust and waterproof. The
invention is a great improvement over any pendent now in use and we trust Mr.
Roerig will reap a fortune from its sale.
The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F.B. Pettingill died October
22nd of cholera infantum.
C.R. Utley, of Westside and Carrie B. Ross, of Larkin, were
married at this place on the 19th by Justice F.J. Kilpatrick.
Chris Widman, a former resident of Bigelow township and well
known to many of our people, was through this neighborhood one day last week.
Chris moved to Cass county, this state, about two years ago, and he makes his
home there still. Where he lives is a wooded section, and there is comparatively
little farming done, the settlers pending more on lumbering and cutting cord
wood than on raising crops. North Dakota furnishes a market for the cord wood.
Chris would prefer Nobles county to Cass county if he had a farm of his own
Oscar Vosberg, one of the grain buyers at Bigelow, informs us
that he has "taken in" fifty thousand bushels of grain this fall. This is but
one of three elevators there and if the others have done equally well, and I
presume they have, it is not a bad showing for a small village like Bigelow. No
danger of starvation just at present, one would think.
Stella Rowland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Levi Rowland, was
married on Tuesday the 17th of this month. For many years Mr. Rowland owned the
Northwest quarter of section 30 in this town and made his home there, and
himself and family were known to almost every one in this section of country.
The young couple were married at the Rowland home at Eau Claire, Wisconsin, at
which place they have lived since leaving here. Stella's many friends here will
be pleased to hear of the happy event, and will wish her a long and happy life.
Will Bulick has invested in a new hay press.
Mrs. Shaffenberg came up from Estherville for another Sunday's
visit with her son Fred.
G.T. Bulick was a business visitor to the county seat Monday.
Albert Clark, of Peterson, was up the latter part of last week,
looking after his real estate interest in this section.
The ladies Aid Society met Thursday, at the home of Mrs. DeLong.
J.A. Good left Tuesday, for Sioux Falls, where he went to look
for some sheep. Mr. Good is of the opinion that sheep are good property and
proposes to stock his farm with them.
F.D. and W.C. Hulser were Worthington visitors Friday.
The many friends of our former townsman A.N. Cheney, will be
interested in learning that he has opened a bank in the town of Winlock, Wash. A
letter received from him states that everything is favorable to a good business
and he seems pleased with his new location.
A.I. Rothschild looked after business matters at the county
F.E. Eggleston drove to Worthington Monday.
C.B. Lutter was a business visitor to Wilmont Saturday.
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Rasmussen died last Wednesday
and was buried in the Ewington Cemetery.
Mr. Baumann has been entertaining relatives from Gilman Illinois
the past week.
A number of the young people from here attended a surprise party
A.F. Dring's in Lorain last Saturday night.
Attorney E.J. Jones had a business at Adrian last Saturday.
Mrs. Ned Stonesifer left this week for a visit with relatives in
Dr. F.E. Walker made a professional trip to Rushmore on Tuesday.
O.H. Hawkins of Reading had business in Worthington last Monday.
Mrs. A. Hovey of Wilmont was in the city last Friday on a
John McCord of Adrian registered at the Western Hotel last
John Whalen of Reading was in the city last Friday transacting
R.D. Smith and wife of Brewster were visitors in Worthington
For Rent - Good half section farm, 5-1/2 miles from Worthington.
H.N. Meyer and A.T. Ray of Lake Park did business in the city
Editor Laswell, of the Wilmont Initiator transacted business in
Mr. and Mrs. C.R. Larson of Indian Lake, were in the city last
Saturday transacting business.
Miss Mary Robinson left Sunday for Waseca where she accepted a
position in the depot lunch counter.
Miss Bessie Tripp of Round Lake passed through town last Friday
on her way to Sioux Falls to visit an aunt.
Attorney L.F. Lammers, of Heron Lake transacted legal business
at this place Tuesday and Wednesday.
H.W. Shore a prominent and progressive farmer of Ransom was in
Worthington Tuesday transacting business.
J.P. Hoffman, principal of the Round Lake school was a business
visitor at the county capital last Saturday.
Mrs. H. Heuermann of Elk township came home Saturday morning
from an extended visit with relatives in Iowa.
Ben B. Sontag, a hustling business man of Heron Lake, was in our
city Tuesday evening on business matters.
J.W. Benson, one of the oldest and best known business men of
Heron Lake, was a business visitor to this city Tuesday.
Miss Tweed who is employed nights at the Omaha lunch counter
spent Sunday with friends and relatives at St. James.
Miss Wilson came down from St. James Monday morning to accept a
position as second cook at the Worthington Hotel.
The following Worthington people took dinner at the Western
Hotel last Sunday: C.M. Harding and family, F.C. Stitser and family, H.J. Blume
and lady, Will Loveless and lady.
C.H. Stevens of Cherokee, Iowa, is here on a visit with
J.H. Pauler of Fairmont was a Worthington visitor last Monday.
For Sale Cheap - Two Shropshire rams. Milton Ludlow.
Mrs. Dodge entertained the Euchre club last Monday evening.
Charles Stanton is now employed at the Omaha depot as messenger
Geo. Baurer of Round Lake, was a business visitor in Worthington
Mrs. Klasey went to Edgerton Tuesday for a visit with her
Mr. and Mrs. John Salstrom and son Paul of Bigelow visited
relatives here over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Humiston left Tuesday for California where they
will spend the winter.
Harry Lear left on Thursday for Minneapolis where he will spend
a week visiting relatives.
Miss Myrtle Walter, of Estherville, Iowa, is a guest at the home
of M.P. Mann, this week.
Mrs. Salpaugh of Mankato is the guest of her parents Mr. and
Mrs. Sam Allen and other relatives this week.
Milton W. Petty from Scranton, Pa., arrived Wednesday afternoon
for a visit with his sister Mrs. S.N. Rose.
R.H. Sykes of Baylis, Ill., was here last week attending court,
being interested in one of the Hitch cases.
Rev. C.H. McIntosh has been called to the pastorate of the First
Congregational church of Plymouth, Wis.
Rev. Bronson returned on Tuesday from Sleepy Eye, where he spent
last week assisting in revival work.
Mrs. E. Cunningham and son Charles of Brewster came up Tuesday
night to attend the Episcopal supper at the A.O.U.W. Hall.
Dr. Wiedow was called to Round Lake Tuesday evening to attend a
young lady who had broken an arm while out celebrating Hallowe'en.
A. Hardow traveling salesman for J. Capps and Son left on
Tuesday his regular tour with spring samples. He takes orders at this time for
spring and summer goods.
Aug Wilson has sold his half section farm, located between
Worthington and Brewster, to U.S. Frye of Iowa, for $18,500. Mr. Wilson will go
north to invest in cheaper land.
H.D. Fox, who has spent several weeks here visiting his son,
Asst. Cashier I.P. Fox of the Citizens National Bank, left on Sunday for the
Pacific coast. He will visit a son at Seattle and from there will journey down
the coast through California, returning there in two or three months.
Dr. Walker of Worthington, was in Windom again one day this week
in consultation with Dr. DeCoster on a case. --Windom Citizen.
J.C. Shore a prominent Nobles county farmer living near
Rushmore, transacted business at the county capital last Saturday.
Messrs. Hinchow and Guderian, of Algona, Iowa, have purchased
the Madelia Times-Messenger, and assumed control last week. Mr. Hinchow is an
able writer and we predict things will soon move lively in Madelia newspaperdom.
Much interest has been manifested by Worthington people in a
happy event which occurred at Mankato last evening, when Mr. Jos. J. Kies of
this city and Miss Grace Thumler were joined in holy bonds of wedlock. The
wedding took place at the home of the bride's mother in that city, and was
witnessed by a large company of relatives and friends. The ceremony was
performed by the groom's father, Rev. J.S. Kies of this city. The Advance will
have a full account of the event next week, when full particulars will be
Friday, November 10, 1905
Gilbert J., the 9 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. N.A. Johnson of
Seward Township, died on Tuesday Nov. 7, 1905, of quick consumption after an
illness of only 10 days. The funeral was held Thursday, interment being made in
the Worthington cemetery. The deceased was a bright little boy and his early
taking off is a sad blow to his parents. They have the sympathy of all in their
D. Mahony of Sibley was here Wednesday on business.
Chas. Wasmund was in from Round Lake Monday last.
H. Pinz a Brewster merchant was here Tuesday on business.
Chas. Nienabor of Round Lake was in Worthington Wednesday.
Mrs. Jas. Maher of Ellsworth was a Worthington visitor last
Mrs. I.P. Fox went to Sibley last week to attend the wedding of
T.E. Barry of Round Lake was in Worthington last Friday on
C.L. Maxwell of Scotland, S.D. has taken up his residence at
F.M. Hickman went to the twin cities last Tuesday to buy his
stock of holiday goods.
Mrs. E.V. Voak and Miss Lyda Bedford came home from the twin
cities on the Monday evening train.
J.J. O'Neill of St. James, Assistant Superintendent of the Omaha
line, was here Wednesday on a tour of inspection.
Banker Edwin Brickson and Jas. Montgomery of Wilmont were
business visitors at the county seat between trains Wednesday.
Dr. and Mrs. M.H. Manson of Minneapolis arrived here this week
and will spend the winter with their son Dr. F.M. Manson.
Word was received here last evening that W.E. Stoutmeyer, a
former resident of this place, had died at his home near Cannon City, Col.
Chas. Skewis of Minneapolis, a member of the Skewis-Moen
Elevator Co., was here the first of the week looking after the interest of his
Wood Allen of Arnold Park and F.C. Sargeant of Spirit Lake,
Iowa, were here Monday looking for a stolen horse, which they located in this
Harry B. Lewis this week installed in his store a new show case,
of novel design, which is being used for holding his large stock of high grade
candies, of which he carries a big assortment. Mr. Lewis has also made many
other improvements and alterations in his store.
M. Dobner was up from Ellsworth last Saturday.
Mrs. C.P. Dolan entertained the Euchre Club last Monday.
I.F. Kelley made a business trip to Mankato last Tuesday.
The Tourist club will meet with Mrs. H. Hawley next Tuesday.
Alvin Anderson of Indian Lake is clerking in the Hub Merc. Co's
House for rent - Inquire of H.D. Pratt, one half mile north of
B.H. Basing of Ellsworth transacted business at the county seat
F.L. Slaker was down from St. James Saturday for a brief visit
with Worthington friends.
Dr. F.R. Walker went to St. Paul last Friday on business. While
there he purchased a number of surgical instruments.
Mrs. Blair of Minneapolis left Saturday for her home after a
three weeks visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sorem.
W.F. Robinson and wife returned to their home at Ponca Neb.,
last Friday after a visit here of a month at the home of their daughter, Mrs.
Mrs. J.H. James was in the city between trains Saturday on her
way to her home in Minneapolis after a visit with friends and relatives at
Adrian and Rushmore.
Mrs. Elizabeth McCarville and daughter Miss Julia, of Cresco,
Iowa, are making an extended visit at the home of P.J. Martin. Mrs. McCarville
is the mother of Mrs. Martin.
Rev. Moberg left Thursday to attend a Mission Conference at
Minneapolis and will remain over Sunday. Rev. Axelson from Omaha will preach at
the Swedish Tabernacle during his absence.
W.O. Bartlett, the cigar manufacturer returned on Friday from a
trip to Adrian, Luverne and other points on the Sioux Falls branch of the Omaha.
He reports taking a bunch of big orders on the trip. His goods are very popular
and his trade is increasing every month.
Prof. Jones of Rushmore was in the city Friday evening.
R.L. Morland was a business visitor in the cities this week.
Rudolph Geyerman of Brewster was a business visitor Monday.
Miss Amy Forbes was the guest of friends at Luverne a few days last week.
Mrs. Verne Anderson of Brewster was the guest of friends here Monday.
Miss Margaret Biltgen left Monday for Chicago where she will visit a brother.
J.A. Town and daughters Prue and Julia went to Minneapolis Friday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. John Fitch went to St. Paul Saturday morning to visit friends a few
Lost - Black fur collarette, Oct. 22nd near M.E. Church. Finder leave at this
Miss Chat. Kingsbury, of Heron Lake, was an over Sunday guest of Miss Eva
Mrs. Warren Davis returned on Saturday from extended visit with relatives at
Jim Mackay, Dave Herline, and Dr. Dolan left for Breckenridge Monday on a
John McChord of Rushmore was in the city Friday evening on his way to
Minneapolis to take in the foot ball game.
J.M. Messer went to Crookston Monday on a business trip and will spend a few
days looking over the land in that vicinity.
COMPANY ORDER NO 2.
Headquarters Worthington, Minn. Nov. 6, 1905.
Notice is hereby given that by reason of the fact that the hall was previously
engaged for Friday night next, the meeting and drill set for that evening is
postponed to Saturday evening November 11th, 1905, at 8 o'clock.
All measurements for uniforms should be listed with Corporal S.S. Smith on or
before that evening, without fail.
By order of A. Schaefer, Captain.
Rev. Glick was a Worthington visitor one day last week.
Judge Ladd, of DesMoines, was with us a day or two last week looking after his
real estate interests in this vicinity.
Grandpa Norman, who has been a resident of this village for several years past
has removed to Iona.
Rev. Cowgill the new presiding elder for this district was with us on Monday of
this week, at which time the first quarterly meeting of the new conference year
Mrs. J.P. Metters is in Chicago visiting relatives and receiving medical
treatment. Her many friends here hope to learn of her complete restoration to
John Kindstrom made a business trip to Worthington one day last week.
Mrs. M.J. Barber, of Worthington, was the guest of Round Lake friends a day last
Misses Bessie and Allie Tripp visited with relatives at Sioux Falls, S.D., the
early part of last week.
N.H. Austin, of Worthington, shook hands with Round Lake friends on Monday of
Miss Florence Barber, of Worthington, was the guest of relatives here recently.
While returning home on Hallowe'en, Miss Annie Flentje stumbled over a cart
which had been left in the street and dislocated her right elbow, causing a very
Mrs. Ed. Venable and baby, accompanied by Miss Bessie Gowen, have gone to
Yorkton, Canada, where their parents reside.
October 28th, at noon, occurred the marriage of Miss Jessie Bryden to Floyd H.
Newell, of Baraboo, Wis. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Bryden,
and has grown to womanhood in our midst, winning the esteem of all who enjoyed
her acquaintance. After a short wedding tour the newly married couple will make
their home at Baraboo, Wis.
We are pleased to report that Mrs. A. Dougherty, who underwent a second surgical
operation recently is getting along nicely. She is yet very weak but gaining
Rev. Gibbs, of Amboy, occupied the pulpit of the Presbyterian church last
Mrs. J.A. Dahl has been quite sick with an attack of appendicitis, but is
reported as recovering.
Johnie Janssen had an exciting runaway in Brewster last Saturday. He bought a
hog at the bargain sale and loaded it into his wagon, but the brute jumped out
when Johnie wasn't looking and run all over town before being captured.
A literary and debating society was organized last Friday evening at the
Spafford school house with the following officers: Miss Agnes Murphy, Pres.,
George Smith, Vice Pres., Mrs. Ethel Hankins, Sec. The meetings will be held in
the different school houses every two weeks, the next meeting will be held in
the same place, Nov. 17th. The debate last Friday evening was upon the subject,
Resolved, that it would be of benefit to the public school system to have
consolidate school houses, the decision was given to the negative.
We are pleased to learn that Walter Spafford is on the gain and is able to be up
around the house.
Chas. Murphy thrashed his clover last week, he got about two and one half
bushels of seed, this sounds like a small amount but when seed is worth from $12
to $20 a bushel every little helps.
Sheriff Fauskee went through here Monday going west.
M.E. Lawton of Worthington was here on Wednesday of last week on business.
Mr. Kettlewell, agent for the Commercial House and James O'Niel of Windom were
in town Monday.
Mr. Brown auctioneer from Adrian and Dr. Thompson, were here Tuesday.
Mr. Cleveland of Heron Lake was in town from Wednesday of last week until
Tuesday of this week looking after his implement house here.
Meader Bros., got out a fresh supply of bills advertising their sale this week.
Henry Spartz was in Reading between trains Tuesday.
Alice Spitz left Wednesday for Lismore to visit a few days with her sister Mrs.
Mrs. Wetherall of Estherville visited with Mrs. H. Peter Lewis Monday returning
home Tuesday morning, she was accompanied here by Mrs. Leo Wetherall of Jasper.
Mrs. Jim Wood of Morris, Minn., is visiting her daughter Mrs. Maurice Eikenberry.
Joshue Schechter and H.S. Studebaker drove 405 head of sheep from Sioux Falls
last week making the trip in three days.
J.J. Lighter of Conrad who owns the south west quarter of Section 28 Elk
township is having the same fenced sheep tight and will build two sheds 20x60
feet. J. Schechter and H.S. Studebaker have rented the quarter and will put on
four hundred sheep as soon as the fence is completed.
The Sister's Mission Band met with Mrs. J. Schechter last Thursday and the
following officers were elected: Pres. Miss Emma Schulz, Vice Pres., Mrs. Frank
Williams, Sec., Miss May Kimmel, Treas. Mrs. E.J. Brubaker. The next meeting
will be held at Mrs. Brubaker's Nov. 16. Everybody is invited to come.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Byant who have spent the last couple of months in Minnesota
returned to their home in Laurence Kansas last week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Good of Reading were Elk visitors Monday.
Oscar Edstrom just completed a well on the Lighter quarter this week.
Miss Fannie Deuth returned home Tuesday after a three weeks visit with her
brother Joe in Ashton, Iowa.
Little Frances Deuth of Ashton is making a two weeks visit with Grandma Deuth of
Mabel King has been quite sick with an attack of plurisy the past week. Is some
better at the present writing.
Louis King returned home Tuesday after a weeks visit with her sister Mrs.
Johnson of Reading.
The Merry go round met with Mrs. Dealand Saturday afternoon and the ladies had a
chance to walk home in the rain. But never the less they must have had a good
time for they all came home with a broad smile on their face.
Miss Bucknole will give a hard time social the latter part of the month. The
date has not yet been announced.
Mrs. Fred Johnson has not yet returned from her visit at Kenneth.
Miss Reca Johnson is keeping house for her father and brother during the absence
of her mother.
The Merry go round will meet with Mrs. P.C. Anderson a week from Saturday. The
ladies are all invited.
Miss Jennie Saxon spent several days at Worthington visiting her sister Mary.
Gust Larson expect to soon leave for Kenosha, Wis.
George Gray left last Tuesday for Sioux City Iowa.
Mrs. Peter Nordberg of Sioux Falls, S. Dakota is making a ten days visit with
her parents Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Anderson.
Alvin Anderson left last week for Worthington where he has accepted a position
at the Hub Mercantile Co.
E.A. Eklund returned last week from Harris Iowa with his photo car, where he has
been having a large trade.
Frank Saxon finished his seasons threshing last Saturday evening at Oliver
Thompson's where he threshed some over seven thousand five hundred bushels in a
trifle over three days.
Mr. and Mrs. P.A. Seline left last Monday for Alberta Canada where they will
again make their home.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. L. Larson of Indian Lake was the scene of a happy event
Wednesday afternoon, when their daughter Lucy Elizabeth Larson was married to
Chas. R. Saxon of the same place. The ceremony was witnessed by a large company
of friends and was followed by the customary festivities.
The contracting parties are well known and highly esteemed young people, and
have a host of friends whom the Advance joins in extending congratulations.
The bride was the recipient of a large collection of presents.
The marriage of Miss Lillian R. Rohr of Sioux City, Iowa, and John F. Ryan of
Worthington, occurred at the Cathedral of Epiphany on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 9
o'clock, Rev. J.L. Kerby, a friend of the bride's family officiating.
As the pipe organ pealed forth the strains of the wedding march, the bride and
groom, attended by Miss Rose Grady of O'Neill, Nebr., and Robert Ryan of
Worthington, moved down the aisle and took their places in the Sanctuary where
the marriage ceremony took place.
The bride was becomingly attired in a gown of white silk with point lace
trimmings. A bridal veil and wreath of orange blossoms most fittingly completed
Immediately following the ceremony the wedding party was driven to the home of
the bride's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Homer V. Garretson where an elaborate
wedding breakfast was served to the relatives and immediate friends of the bride
and groom. The house was tastefully decorated with potted plants, cut flowers
and autumn leaves.
Mr. and Mrs. Ryan departed on an evening train for their future home in
Worthington, where Mr. Ryan has been for some time successfully engaged in
Upon their arrival a reception was tendered them at the home of the groom's
mother. The young couple will begin housekeeping at once in the newly furnished
home which Mr. Ryan has prepared for his bride. They will be at home after Nov.
Born - On Saturday Nov. 4, 1905 to Joe Hansen and wife a boy.
J.D. Humiston returned last Friday from a business trip to Fulda.
Dr. Andrews of Mankato was a visitor in Worthington Saturday.
Mrs. Ned Stonesifer left last week for Chicago where she will visit relatives.
J.D. Matteson and Lee Shell returned on Monday night from the twin cities.
The Lismore Leader has been leased to E.J. Conrad by the former editor, Mr.
Mrs. D.W. Chute has been summoned to Hamilton, Ill., by the illness of her
Everet Hayden of Morland's drug store took in the big football game at
Minneapolis last Saturday.
W.A. Fagerstrom of the Noble County bank transacted business at St. Paul last
Friday and Saturday.
Mrs. Harry Hobson and daughter returned last Friday from a visit of a couple of
days with friends at Adrian.
C.J. Anderson of Round Lake was in the city last Saturday looking for carpenters
to do some building for him this fall.
J.J. Kies and bride returned on Monday from their wedding trip. They have taken
up their residence in the Glasgow house in the Clary addition.
Sam Scranton, an engineer on the Omaha road, died in a hospital in Sioux Falls
last Sunday, after an illness of a month's duration. He was well known among the
railroad boys, and highly esteemed for his many sterling qualities.
E.L. Nance last Monday shipped 5000 pounds of his famous mince meat, and more
has been going forward since then. Mr. Nance is enjoying such a phenomenal trade
in his product that it seems destined to make Worthington as well as Mr. Nance
Rev. W.H. Knowlton, of St. James, Archdeacon for Southwestern Minnesota, held
service in St. John's Episcopal church last Sunday evening. On Monday he went to
Wilmont where he held service in the evening. The Archdeacon informed the
Advance that arrangements will soon be concluded to hold service in the St.
Johns church here twice a month. A Sunday school will also be organized.
The case of birds afforded an object lesson to the pupils of the 3rd grade under
Miss Malmsten who brought them up for a study of the sandpiper, after reading
Celia Thaxter's "The Sandpiper."
D.W. Chute and family moved back from Wilmont last Friday.
J. Croxen of Elk was in the city last Saturday on business.
Friday, November 17, 1905
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES
Andrew Placer has rented the old Carson farm and is now moving in his family.
Frank Murphy is having well bored, a new barn built and a wind mill added to his
Dr. F.E. Walker a surgeon from the county seat was called to consult with Dr.
Williams on an operation upon Mrs. Butcher who has been very sick. The surgeon
thought an operation would not do any good. We all hope for her recovery.
Sam Swanson is showing indications of leaving single blessedness.
Tillie Larson is home from Adrian.
Dr. A.B. Williams, T.R. Fallgettor and C.W. Becker left Saturday for Heron Lake
to hunt. They returned Tuesday evening.
Mark Graves of Worthington was in Wilmont Tuesday.
Harvey Beckley and Mr. Weinandt of the Worthington Herald were in Wilmont
J.J. Kies of Worthington went through here Tuesday afternoon.
Friday evening Nov. 17 is the date set for the next big dance in the Scholtz
Ira Mishler deputy sheriff from Worthington was in Wilmont Saturday on business.
Will Bullick of Reading spent Sunday in Wilmont.
Frank Scott and George Bass both of Round Lake were in Wilmont for a short time
Mrs. L. Pierce visited in Hardwick for a few days this week returning home
Tom Hendrichs spent Sunday at his mothers home at Adrian.
Fred Redshaw, residing with his parents west of town, is critically ill with an
attack of appendicitis.
Miss Stella Gray, who is teaching school near Sibley, Iowa, is enjoying a three
weeks vacation among friends here.
Editor Clower, of the Signal has been summoned as a petit juror in the United
States court for the November term at Winona, which convenes on the 21st.
Gus Swanberg chairman of the board of county commissioners was a Bigelow visitor
recently. He was looking over the proposed drainage outlet to the slough north
A.T. Galbraith was at Worthington the early part of last week on business before
the probate court.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mylius, who have been touring in Europe for the past five
months returned home last week. They report a most enjoyable trip.
Mrs. M. Sullivan was called to Sioux City, Iowa, Monday of last week by the
serious sickness of her father, Patrick B. Devy, who died on Thursday morning.
He had reached the advanced age of 95 years. His remains were brought here for
John Glovka has purchased the Lismore residence property of Mark Graves. The
price paid was $3,000.
Oil Inspector Robert Reed was over from Worthington one day last week.
R.W. McCune has removed to this place from Harris, Iowa.
Mrs. Mark Graves was over from Worthington a day or two last week for a visit
with friends here.
Dr. Newell is short a cow. It was killed by the west bound passenger train last
week Tuesday evening.
At a meeting of the village council last week L.S. Knox was appointed as village
Cory and Basin, of Ellsworth, shipped nearly 1600 sheep from this station
Night Operator Watson is at Magnolia relieving the agent at that place.
B. Basin was a visitor in Worthington the other day.
Henry Roll is at Toronto, S.D., looking after his farming interest out there.
At the recent sale of the state land held at Worthington, James Burke purchased
87 lots in the Butler addition to Ellsworth.
J.J. Mackay of Rock Rapids, Ia., has purchased the W.F. Marten farm near this
village, and will shortly become a resident of Nobles county.
Albert Pieper and Anton Good have returned from a trip to Weyburn, Canada, and
are well pleased with that country. They will probably move over there.
Mrs. Frank Rose was called to Ocheydan, last week by the serious illness of her
mother, who died shortly after her arrival.
Rev. Cowgill, the new presiding elder held the first quarterly meeting at the
M.E. church last week Tuesday.
Miss Margarett Radermacher is at home from Mankato, where she has been attending
F.D. Wells has put in a new gasoline engine and a large feed grinder. He is
prepared to do feed grinding for all who desire.
A.W. Weinandt is now a constable, having been appointed by the council to fill a
The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Sanders died suddenly Friday night from
heart trouble and was buried in the Hersey cemetery on Sunday. The bereaved
parents have the sympathy of numerous friends in their affliction.
E.H. Schraan was at Mankato last week attending the State Buttermakers'
Dr. R.G. Stevens has removed from this place to Heron Lake. He will be succeeded
here by Dr. Nessa, of Madelia.
Dr. Geyerman, of Worthington, was shaking hands with his numerous friends at
this place one day last week.
A daughter was born to Rev. and Mrs. I.B. Holman, November 2nd. Congratulations.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Schroder have moved into the village from their farm.
Chris Hanson is able to be about after a severe sickness with typhoid fever.
G.W. Wheeler, of our creamery attended the Minnesota Buttermaker's convention at
Mankato last week.
Miss Minnie Horstman was the victim of a pleasant surprise party last Wednesday
evening. She left on Saturday for an extended visit at her former home in Britt,
Fred and Frank Thompson are enjoying a visit from their brother E.R., of
Brooklyn, New York.
The M.E. church has discarded its kerosene lamps and is now brilliantly lighted
by a gasoline gas lighting plant.
John Baird was a Worthington visitor Monday.
F.A. Durfee made a business trip to the county seat Wednesday.
Vic. Malmberg drove to the hub Wednesday.
R.J. Jones left last Thursday for the twin cities and Big Stone county on
business, returning Sunday.
J.I. Diehl went to Edgerton Saturday to fill the pulpit in the Brethern church
at that place, Sunday.
Mrs. A.R. Beilke is quite sick, having undergone an operation Tuesday. At
present writing she is resting easily and her many friends hope for a speedy
John Hertel is again numbered among our citizens, having returned from Canada
last week. He said he came back to save postage.
T.A. Palmer the hustling music dealer of Worthington delivered an organ in this
town last Tuesday.
Mr. Sampson collector for P. Geyerman and Sons of Brewster was looking up some
old accounts near here this week.
J.W. Webster of Worthington was a business visitor here one day last week.
Chris Peterson and family have moved into the cottage recently vacated by the
Dan Knutson of St. Paul who has been visiting in this vicinity for the past two
weeks has returned home.
Oscar Anderson has gone to Des Moines, Iowa, where he will attend business
college this winter.
Albert Tysver, who has a claim near Nisbet, N.D., is here to spend the winter.
N.H. Austin was down from Worthington one day last week.
Mrs. E.J. Knudson of Luverne has been visiting relatives in this neighborhood
for the past week.
Charles Neinaber has removed to Sherburne county having purchased a farm near
Geo. Morgan was called to Cherokee, Iowa, last week by the death of his brother
Lloyd in the hospital at that place.
A former citizen of Worthington and prominently interested in its affairs, Mr.
W.E. Stoutemyer died at his home in Canon City, Colo., on Thursday Nov. 9th.
Mr. Stoutemyer, met with a serious accident several weeks ago, from which he was
apparently recovering, but on the day mentioned suddenly expired from heart
He was nearly 59 years of age having been born in 1847, in Troy Ohio. He came to
Worthington in 1888 and until changing his residence to Colorado, was actively
engaged in farming, just outside the city limits and interested in all endeavors
to build up Worthington.
The creamery and county fair were both objects of interest to Mr. Stoutemyer and
he freely gave of his time and money to make them a success.
He was a staunch Baptist, being a charter member of the local church acting in
various official capacities, as deacon, Sunday school superintendent and
A good man has finished his life work and he has entered into rest. A formal
funeral service was held at Canon City, the large Baptist church building being
crowded to its limit by those who knew him and desired to honor his memory.
Two daughters Misses Jeannette and Susie were with him at the time of his death
and accompanied the body here. A brief service was held at the home of his son
residing here and the body was laid beside that of his wife in the Worthington
cemetery on Wednesday p.m.
Mrs. Geo. Hurd, another daughter also resides in Worthington.
Rev. C.F. Bronson conducted the service here assisted by the Baptist church
(Left over from last week.)
A dance managed by A. Joche and Paul Jenson will be given at the Maccabee hall
Mrs. Bert McKee arrived here last week from her Nebraska home for a visit with
her parents Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Kendlen.
Estrayed or stolen - Two light red calves one larger than the other. Any one
giving information of their where abouts will be paid the cash. H.S. Jones.
Wm. Kane and wife left Sunday for Rochester.
Dr. Gould left Friday for the northern part of the state on a hunting trip.
Miss Jessie Ager visited relatives in St. Paul over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Kelley left Monday for their home in Iowa after a pleasant visit
with their son I.F. and family.
F.M. Hickman went to Minneapolis Monday night on business.
Miss Nell Lyons went to St. Paul Friday for an over Sunday visit with relatives.
Company Order No. 3 - IMPORTANT
Company Headquarters, M.N.G.
Pursuant to order received from Brigade Headquarters, M.N.G., proposed members
of the Worthington company shall sign enlistment papers and be examined by the
Surgeon prior to the time of muster.
Accordingly a meeting for that purpose will be held at Masonic hall Tuesday
evening, November 21, 1905, at 8 o'clock.
Let every man be present or report to Corp. S.S. Smith before that time.
By order of A. Schaefer, Captain.
N.B. - The rifles are received.
Miss Carrie Allen is a victim of typhoid fever.
Mrs. C.W.W. Dow has been on the sick list the past week.
H.R. Veeder of Loraine was in the city Tuesday on business.
Rev. Moberg went to Sioux City Wednesday returning Saturday.
Mrs. Alex Cree is recovering from the effects of a slight operation.
Draper Dayton of Minneapolis is here renewing old acquaintances.
Mrs. Ed Fagerman, of Sioux City is visiting Worthington friends for a few days.
J.M. Messer returned on Sunday from his trip to the northern part of the state.
Jos. F. Ullrich of Worthington township was in the city last Friday on business.
Miss Marie Schaeffer of Adrian is a guest of her friend Miss Ethel Dean for a
Miss Grace Tuttle left on Tuesday for Lake Park, where she has charge of a case
Miss Pearl Tupper is at Thornton, Ia., spending a few days at the home of her
Rev. G.A. Cahoon went to St. Paul the first of the week to attend meeting of
The Swedish Mission church services Sunday morning and evening a usual hours.
Preaching by Rev. Moberg.
Rev. G.A. Cahoon went to Lakefield Monday to attend a ministerial meeting, after
which he made a business trip to St. Paul.
J.N. Holbrook has moved from eleventh street to a dwelling on tenth avenue, near
the Rock Island depot.
The Herald has moved into new quarters in the Maccabee block, occupying the room
next to Fagerstrom and Clark's shoe store.
Joe Arbes, who has held a position in Morland's drug store the past four years,
left Tuesday for New Ulm, where he has bought a drug store.
Sheriff Newton Fauskee, under-sheriff Ira Mishler and Orval Tupper made a
business trip to Lismore last Monday. Mr. Tupper remained over a couple of days.
Chas. Lewis, who plead guilty at the late term of court to the charge of
abduction, was taken to the state reformatory at St. Cloud Tuesday evening by
The Y.P.S.C.E. of the Christian Church will give an ice cream social at the
residence of N.H. Austin 8th Ave, and 12th street, Tuesday evening Nov. 21st.
price 15 cents. Every one is cordially invited to attend. A short literary
program will be given during the evening.
We enjoyed a pleasant visit with Charles Sundberg last Saturday. He is one of
the pioneer farmers of Dewald township, having located there when Worthington
contained but three buildings. That he has prospered is shown by the fact that
his farm consists of 360 acres, well stocked and supplied with all modern
conveniences for intelligent farming.
A. Oberman on Tuesday shipped a car load of stock to Sioux City.
F.H. Thompson of Rushmore was in the city Tuesday on business.
Miss Nettie Fitch was on the sick list couple of days the first of the week.
Undersheriff Ira Mishler went to Wilmont last Saturday on official business.
W.G. Meyers returned on Tuesday from a visit of a couple of weeks in the twin
Mrs. Wm. Weed of Spirit Lake, Ia., was a guest at the Fitch home the first of
Oliver and Madison this week shipped two car loads of hogs to the Sioux City
James Mott and Orval Tupper drove to Rushmore Sunday for a short visit with
Jud Deuel arrived here on Saturday evening from Glencoe, Minn., for a visit with
A.T. Latta spent a few days at DesMoines the first of the week visiting a
brother, who is quite sick.
Gus Swanberg, chairman of the county board, transacted business for the county
at Mankato on Wednesday.
Editor Chas. Hamstreet of the Rushmore Enterprise was a business visitor at the
county capital Monday.
Bruce Yale spent a couple of days on his farm the first of the week,
superintending the threshing and marketing his crop.
F.M. Hickman returned last Saturday evening from a trip to the twin cities where
he bought a large stock of holiday goods.
Married at the Baptist parsonage, Wednesday by Rev. C.F. Bronson, George Marsh
and Grace Reims, both of Osceola county, Iowa.
E.J. Helmick has taken a position as traveling salesman for the Sioux City house
of A. Booth and Co.
Mr. and Mrs. Frink have returned from an extended visit with friends and
relatives in North Dakota. They arrived home on Saturday.
Jas. Ramage left on Tuesday for California, where he will make his future home,
and engage in business. His family will follow him in a few weeks.
Dr. F.E. Walker was called to Hot Springs, S.D., on Tuesday to perform a number
of surgical operations on patients of the local doctors.
Miss Nellie Devaney came over from Dell Rapids, S.D., last Friday for an over
Sunday visit with relatives and friends in this city, returning home on Monday.
Judge Geo. W. Wilson has been called to Redfield, S.D., to assist in the trial
of a case there. Mrs. Wilson will accompany him as far as Watertown, where she
will spend a few days the guest of Miss Alma Walters.
For rent - New house, 10 rooms. Call on Flynn and Cashel.
Born on Tuesday Nov. 14, 1905, to Fred Muchow and wife, a son.
W.H. Sivert was down from Wilmont Monday last on business.
C.E. Rucho and wife of Wilmont, registered at the Worthington Wednesday.
T.C. Hendrix, a piano tuner of Sioux Falls, was here a few days on professional
Charley Gholz of California was the guest of his son Dr. Gholz a couple of days
the first of the week. He went from here to Duluth to visit a son.
Friday, November 24, 1905
MILITIA MEN ENLIST.
Fifty-One Signed The Roll at Tuesday Evening's Meeting.
At a meeting of the Militia Company, held Tuesday evening at Masonic hall for
the purpose of enlistment, 51 men signed the roll, and will be examined by the
surgeon prior to being mustered in, which ceremony will take place at the
meeting called for Nov. 28th. There was a splendid turn out at the last meeting,
and the promoters of the project feel highly encouraged with the outlook.
The rifles and accoutrements arrived last week, and the company will begin to
drill as soon as the organization is completed.
The following signed the roll Tuesday evening:
I P Fox, H M Mitchell, Pfiel, John McChord, C S Jones, L Patterson, Dave Bear,
Carl Anderson, Wilson, John Selene, O Tupper, C W Ventcout, H A Nelson, Milton
Black, R Oberman, Earl McBride, Warren Rose, R R Smith, B B Buck, D Fauskee, Joe
Devline, E H Black, Sterling Lawton, Geo Cunningham, Jas Mott, Ed Lawton, C E
White, W J Dodge, A R Albertus, S S Smith, E H Bassett, A E Hayward, Chas
Loveless, Morrill Ramage, W B Stoutemeyer, Jonas Williams, John F Glasgow, C B
Ward, C M Crandall, J M Barron, Burt Malmquist, Chas Ashbough, Thomas Rowe, G M
Borst, E M Devaney, J N Humck, C Haggard, V Fellows, C Anton, A S Bedford, Geo
Dueth, Lee Humiston, Oscar F Blood.
Order for Mustering
State of Minnesota, adjutant General's Office.
St. Paul, November 22, 1905.
Special Order No. 60.
1 - Colonel Charles A. VanDuzee, Third Infantry, M.N.G. or an officer appointed
by him, will on Tuesday Evening November 28th, 1905, muster into the military
service of the State of Minnesota, a company of Infantry, at Masonic Hall,
Worthington, provided the minimum number of men allowed by law are present and
ready to take the oath of enlistment.
2 - Enlistment papers will be executed in duplicate by such recruit in
accordance with General Orders No. 7 A.G.O., series of 1899, and together with
the mustering in roll will be forwarded to this office by the mustering officer.
3 - Immediately after muster the mustering officer will hold an election of
officers for the new company, and report the same together with the oath of
office and statement of qualifications of the officers elect, to these
By order of the Commander in Chief.
Fred B. Wood, Adjutant General.
Whist Club Entertained.
The Saturday evening Whist Club held its first regular meeting of the season
last Saturday at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. H. Hobson, who on this occasion
added to their enviable reputation as hosts. Five tables were filled and whist
was indulged in until 10:30, when dainty refreshments were served. This was
followed by a business session of the club, at which seven new members were
The head prize was won by Mrs. J.J. Kies, the consolation prize by Mr. Foster
Moore. The club will next be entertained on Dec. 2nd, by Mr. and Mrs. Stanley
Stray - A bull, about 3 years old, color red, came to my place Section 4, Indian
Lake township, on or about November 6th. Owner can secure same by proving
property and paying charges. Henry Haggard.
S.M. Seewart Sells Out to Western Implement Co., of Heron Lake.
A business change that occasioned considerable surprise occurred last Saturday,
when S.M. Stewart sold out his implement business to the Western Implement Co.,
of Heron Lake, who took charge immediately. This is one of the largest implement
concerns in Southern Minnesota, and will go after the business in a right way.
Mr. Stewart after closing up his affairs will leave early in December for
Copenhagen, accompanied by Mrs. Stewart, who will take the Finsen treatment
there for tuberculosis of the face. They will remain in Copenhagen this time
until Mrs. Stewart is thoroughly cured, and Mr. Stewart concluded on that
account it would be advisable to dispose of his business here.
A piano recital will be given at Maccabee hall Saturday evening at 8 o'clock by
Mrs. G.A. Lincoln's music class. A large and varied program has been arranged
which will entertain all. The recital is public and an admission of 15 cents
will be charged at the door.
Arrested For Larceny
Ben Morris, a Round Lake Laboring Man, Makes a Costly Break.
Ben Morrison, a young fellow working on a farm in Round Lake township, was
arrested last Friday for stealing a $6.50 suit of clothes from in front of the
store of Walker & Austin, in the village of Round Lake. Morris was given a
hearing on Saturday before Judge Dow, when he plead guilty and was given his
choice of a fine of $25 and costs, or 60 days in jail. He chose the former, and
on Monday paid up and departed a sader and wiser youth. It was evidently his
first deviation from the path rectitude, and it is to be hoped it will be a
lesson that will last him a life time.
A farewell surprise reception was tendered the Carolus O. Peterson family on
Monday evening of last week at the residence of E.G. Larson on the lake shore,
where the Peterson's had been invited for supper. All at once the house filled
up with people representing all the denominations but mostly from the Swedish
Tabernacle church where Mr. Peterson has been Supt. of the Sabbath school and a
member of the orchestra while Mrs. Peterson has been president of their Ladies
Aid Society. The evening was spent in social intercourse vocal and instrumental
selections rendered and as a token of friendship and love a beautiful present
was given in an appropriate manner by J.E. Peterson from the Swedish church of
Indian Lake. Mrs. Peterson and sons, Wesley and Stanley, left on the Wednesday
afternoon train for Sioux City, Iowa, where Mr. Peterson will join them shortly,
after closing up his business affairs here, continuing to work for the Singer
sewing Machine Co. Having lived in Worthington for eleven years, their friends
wishes them prosperity and success in their new home.
A. Walstrom of Fairmont was a business visitor here Monday.
A.T. Galbreath and wife of Bigelow were visitors at the county capital Monday.
Dr. and Mrs. Dodge, Miss Smith and Earl McBride were Round Lake visitors Sunday.
Mrs. Severson and son George of Brewster were guests of friends in the city
L.E. Fischer of Rushmore was in the city last Friday. He made this office a
C.B. Lutner, a young and progressive Reading farmer was in the city Monday on
Miss Ethyle Luff of St. James is spending this week with Mrs. S. Wyatt at 909
Esther Claussen, who use to work at the residence of Sheriff Fauskee, is now at
Chicago having left Sioux City some two weeks ago.
Mrs. S.B. Bedford and Mrs. H.C. Constable drove over from Rushmore last Sunday,
and attended church here in the evening.
Jeweler Brace the other day displayed in one of his show windows a consignment
of Japanese china that was a revelation in artistic design and workmanship. The
goods were shown in the original wrappings, which consisted of rice straw and
chaff. The goods came direct from Japan.
Geo. Miller of Windom, the patentee of a new gass generator, was in the city the
first of the week and contracted for the installation of plants of his system of
gass lighting at the stores of F.C. Brace, H.B. Lewis and Wm. Loveless. The
generator in Mr. Millers system is extremely simple, yet an improvement on all
other patterns. The light produced is of the highest quality and consumes less
gasoline than any other system now on the market.
Wm. McKinney came down from Mankato Sunday to take the baggage run on the Sioux
Falls branch. He relieved A. Joche who takes a run on the main line.
Joseph Devlin, of Windom, who has been employed in the central telephone office
at this place for some time past, has resigned his position and accepted a
similar place at Mountain Lake.
Thanksgiving day will be observed at the Swedish Lutheran church by preaching by
A.G. Hammarberg of the Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter. Service at 10:30
C.L. Maxwell, who recently moved to this city, has bought the Truax elevator,
which he has opened for business. Mr. Maxwell is an independent buyer, and his
advent here will have a beneficient influence on the local grain market.
Rev. C.H. McIntosh and family left on Tuesday for their new home at Plymouth,
Wisconsin, where Mr. McIntosh has accepted a call. In their removal Worthington
loses a most estimable family. During their residence here they acquired a large
circle of friends whose best wishes go with them to their new home.
A.P. Peterson and wife of Lake Park Iowa, came up one day, to do their trading
here, and before leaving for home ordered a first class Singer sewing machine
from C.O. Peterson to be delivered to their daughter Mrs. Oscar Larson as a
W.H. Davidson arrived from Austin, Minn., Tuesday to take charge of the Singer
sewing machine store here, upon P.F. Gulden's departure for Mankato. Mr. Gulden
could not move his family here on account of his wifes unwillingness to leave
her home up there.
Rev. Frank Johnson the evangelist from Kiron, Iowa, held meetings at Round Lake
on Saturday and Sunday and in the old M.E. church in Worthington on Sunday and
Monday evenings. He departed for Luverne Tuesday for a weeks campaign. The
meetings were held alternately in English or Swedish according to the majority
in the audience.
Mr. and Mrs. E.F. Whitney, who had spent a month here visiting old friends, left
this week for their home in Seattle. The Whitney's are old settlers of Nobles
county, coming here with the earliest pioneers, and lived here until a year ago,
when they moved to Seattle.
Farm for Rent - Two and one half miles from Bigelow, Minn. Enquire of Ed Brown,
For Sale - Hunting outfit, consisting of gun, decoys, boat and boat cart. E.W.
For Rent - A part of the Presbyterian parsonage. Steam heat, electric lights and
all modern conveniences. Apply to Rev. E.W. Lanham.
For Sale - One full blood Hereford bull, 4 years old weight 1600 to 1700. John
Nystrom 7 miles south of Worthington.
For Sale - Short horn bull, Harry 178031. Color deep red, a sure breeder. H.R.
Veeder nw 1/4, Sect. 23, Loraine township.
For sale - Boar pig. West D. farm. D. Behrens.
For Sale - Light buggy pole, shafts and set of sleigh runners. Edwin C. Wilson.
Wanted - Farm lands, in exchange for town property. Will give somebody a good
deal. Enquire of J.D. Matteson.
Clinton Mann spent Sunday with friends at Adrian.
Judge Quinn is holding court in Jackson county this week.
Banker Schlegel of Fulda was here Tuesday on business.
Ira Sharp of Worthington township was in the city Tuesday.
M.B. Welch of Ocheyedan was registered at the Worthington Tuesday.
Pat Brown was called to Jackson this week to attend court as a witness.
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Moore spent Sunday with relatives at Brewster.
Chas. Skewis of Minneapolis was here Monday looking after his grain business.
H.E. Swanson of Adrian was here a guest at the Worthington hotel.
Mrs. Hattie Bassett and daughter Margarette of Rushmore were callers in the city
Rev. J.M. Thuston of Clarkston Washington spent Sunday with his nephew, S.N.
Miss Ida Anderson departed on Monday for Jackson, where she has accepted a
position in a hotel.
Clarence and Alice Holley of Sioux Falls are visiting friends and relatives in
this city for a few days.
Joe Voss of Brewster was in Worthington on business last Saturday, and favored
this office with a pleasant call.
Rev. G.M. Bailey is conducting a series of very successful meetings at the
Centre school house, six miles north of Worthington.
J.J. Shannon is now engaged as salesman for the singer sewing machines and is
assistant manager of their store on main street.
Knut Franzen, the blacksmith with the Nystrom Bros. Machine shop, is now
employed in the railroad shops of the Omaha Sioux City.
A.W. Schweppe, of St. James, president of the Worthington Creamery Co., was here
Tuesday looking after the interests of his company.
Bertha Holm and Ida Erickson, who were employed at the Hotel Worthington
laundry, are now employed in the same capacity in Rugby, N.D.
Gust Westman writes from the Swedish Seminary of Evanston, Ill., to friends here
that he enjoys himself, his health is improving and he is kept busy attending
Vic Anderson went to Chicago Saturday evening with some stock.
Born, on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 1905, to Mr. and Mrs. Jno. Boberg, a son.
Mrs. Barton of Brewster was in Worthington Tuesday on a trading trip.
John Kingsley of Pipestone had business in Worthington on Saturday.
Wm. Oxford of Seward was in the city Wednesday transacting business.
John and Sam Geisel of Wilmont registered at the Western hotel last Friday.
Miss Annie Ackerman of Reading was a guest at the Western hotel Saturday.
Holiday shoppers will find something of interest in the adv. of F.C. Stitser in
Stanley Moore left on Tuesday on a trip to Windom, Lake Crystal, and other
points in that section.
Ed J. Jones one of our rising young legal lights made a trip to Kinbrae
Wednesday on professional business.
H. Hobson and wife entertained a number of friends Saturday evening at which
time a whist club was organized.
Miss Carrie Allen, who has had a run of typhoid fever, is improving with
prospects of speedy convalescence.
Miss Eva Fairfield has accepted a position as night central at the local
telephone station, and began her duties Monday.
Dr. and Mrs. Dodge entertained a number of friends at cards last Friday evening
and a very pleasant time is reported.
Mrs. John Cadis, of Jackson county was in Worthington Tuesday taking advantage
of the matchless bargains our merchants are offering.
J.W. Benson, of Heron Lake was in the city last Saturday completing the purchase
of the Stewart Implement business. He is president of the Western Implement Co.
Pat Brown returned from Iowa on Tuesday where he closed a deal involving
$20,000. He traded a farm near Fulda for a stock of dry goods and a nice bunch
C.C. Erwin's sale was postponed on account of rain, the sale will now take place
Wednesday, Nov. 29th, at 10 o'clock a.m. at his farm, Sec. 31, Worthington
J.H. Helberg of Hennepin county is here on a visit to J. Olson, an old shipmate,
they having in their younger days sailed the salt seas together for six years.
Christ Hanson of Prof. Addington's tonsorial force, who has had a run of typhoid
fever, was in town last week shaking hands with his many friends who were glad
to see him around again. He resumed his old position Monday.
Milton Petty brother of Mrs. S.N. Rose has returned to his home in Penn, his
sister Mrs. Rose accompanied him as far as Kasota where they stopped for a few
days visit with her son, Roy.
The Advance is informed by friends of the ladies that Mrs. Austin Hovey and her
daughter Miss Florence, formerly of this city, but now living at Wilmont, will
move to Oklahoma about the first of January, where Mrs. Hovey has another
Little Earl Wilson on Tuesday afternoon entertained a number of his playmates at
a birthday party, the occasion being his 11th birthday. The little folks played
games, partook of refreshments, and departed for home wishing their host many
happy returns of the day.
D.P. Schecher left for Mount Morris, Ill., week ago where he will attend college
Mrs. Frank Bicknese returned last Monday from a two week's visit with relatives
at Butler Co., Iowa.
Martin Ogg and family left for Morril Minn., last week where they will make
their future home.
The Sisters' Mission band will meet with Mrs. Paul Schulz Nov. 30.
Mrs. Maurice Eikenberry and her mother Mrs. Wood spent Sunday at Lake Wilson
Sheriff Dunn of Jackson was a business caller at this place last week.
Mr. and Mrs. J.N. Dodge of Worthington were visiting old friends here last
Wednesday and Thursday.
Mr. Jacobson is building a large sheep and cattle barn on his farm on Sect. 30,
of this township.
The ladies aid met with Mrs. A.D. Pigman last Saturday and in the evening the
young people were invited in for supper.
Attorney Stelle Smith of Worthington came up from Jackson last week on business
for the International Harvester Co.
Miss Agnes Murphy received over twenty dollars last Friday night from the sale
of the ladies shadows after the literary program. This money will be used to
help pay for an organ which Mr. Palmer left in Miss Murphy's school room in
August Wilson last week sold his farm of 320 acres for the sum of $18,500. We
understand that he contemplates moving to Dakota, but have no definite
information at this writing.
John Singeree and family have gone to Wisconsin for a visit with relatives,
after which they will continue their journey to Ohio where they expect to reside
in the future. Their many friends in Bigelow greatly regret their removal from
our midst but extend the wish that abundant prosperity may be their lot in the
Miss Bertha Heitritter has returned to her home at Sheldon after an extended
visit with Bigelow relatives and friends.
O.C. Fosberg was a Worthington visitor the early part of the week.
Mrs. C.F. Millard and daughter have gone to Davenport Iowa, for a visit with
S.P. Bach transacted business at Worthington one day last week.
N.H. Austin and son Percy were over from the county seat the early part of last
Mrs. Henry Wiedow was the guest of Round Lake friends several days last week.
Mrs. S.E. Griswold, of Montgomery, Iowa, is a guest at the home of her daughter
Mrs. Art Erskine and family in Round Lake township.
On Tuesday evening of last week a number of neighbors and friends treated F.A.
Schoneman to a surprise party, the date being the 58th anniversary of his birth.
It goes without saying that all had a good time.
Miss Laura Bixby has returned to her home at Worthington after a pleasant visit
with friends here. She was accompanied home by her grandmother, Mrs. Horton.
Miss Claudia Washburn and Bessie Tripp visited friends at Lake Park one day last
There is some agitation favoring the organization of a brass band in this
Walter V. Willey, grain buyer at Kenneth and Miss Emma Michelson were married on
the 14th. The bride has numerous friends here who are extending congratulations.
Sheriff Fauskee was over from Worthington one day last week on official
W.V. Olin, formerly editor of the Leader, has removed his family to Luverne,
where he has editorial charge of the Journal. Their many friends hope they may
find prosperity and happiness in the new home.
At a meeting of the board of directors of the state bank held last week, G.C.
Bixler was elected as assistant cashier. The old officers were all re-elected to
the positions held by them.
O.W. Tupper of Worthington was looking after business matters in this locality
several days last week.
Henry Hennekes, who lives three miles south of town had the champion corn yield
of the season at least we have heard of no greater. He had ten acres which gave
him 1100 bushels, an average of 110 bushels to the acre, and he is justly proud
of the results of his labors.
The Catholic church at St. Kilian was the scene of a double wedding on Tuesday
of this week. The contracting parties being Henry Stuntebeck and Miss Lizzie
Petersburs [Petersburg?]; Joseph Lebens and Miss Anna Didier. All the parties
reside near Wilmont.
Miss Mary Fronk was the guest of Worthington relatives last week.
Mark Graves came over from Worthington last week to visit among his numerous
C.R. Rieckhoff has gone to California where he expects to remain until spring in
hopes of benefiting his health, which has been quite poor of late.
Alfred Obele, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Obele, of Leota township, was thrown from a
riding plow one day recently and sustained a fracture of the bones of his right
arm below the elbow.
P.J. Roach has gone to southern California in search of health. He will spend
the winter out there.
Miss Margaret Hosmer visited at Worthington last week.
Microfilm, Worthington Advance; Minnesota Historical
Society, St. Paul, MN; obtained March, 2008.