Friday, September 8, 1905
The home of Mr. Frank Glasgow was the scene of a pleasant event
last Saturday afternoon when his daughter Miss Edith gave a party attended by
about twenty five of her little friends. The little folks amused themselves with
games of various kinds for some time after which dainty refreshments were
J.D. Matteson went to Heron Lake Tuesday.
Miss M.J. Fahy returned from her vacation last week with a
beautiful line of millinery. She was accompanied by her sister.
Miss Edith Glasgow returned last week from a visit in St. Paul
Mrs. Geo. Wheeler of Rushmore passed through Saturday on her way
Ge. Wheeler, of Rushmore was a visitor between trains Saturday.
Duncan Sutherland of Round Lake was in the city between trains
Tuesday on his way to St. Paul to take in the fair.
Hugh Barry went to St. Paul Monday.
H.L. Durfee spent the week in St. Paul at the fair.
Miss Black of Rushmore passed through town on her way to
Cherokee, Iowa, Tuesday.
Miss Mildred Lewis will return to her home in Wilmont Friday
after a visit of several days here.
Attorneys Cashel and Flynn and H.F. Rockwell were fishing on
lake Ocheda Tuesday afternoon. They report no luck at all.
Mrs. J.E. Forbes left for St. Paul Saturday, where she visited a
few days, going from there to Wisconsin where he will visit relatives.
Mrs. Alma Connor went to the cities Wednesday to take in the
E.A. Tripp left on Monday for Denver to take in the G.A.R.
Wm. Thom and daughter of Rushmore passed through town Wednesday
on their way to Denver where Mr. Thom will take in the G.A.R. reunion.
R.H. Owen of Adrian was at the Worthington Tuesday.
Mrs. J.G. Nelson, of Lake Park visited at the Worthington over
F.E. VanHouten on Tuesday brought his family down from Slayton.
Mr. VanHouten is arranging to start a magazine here.
W.N. Jones, of Minneapolis, is visiting relatives here for a few
A.W. Johnson of Chicago spent Sunday here visiting his parents.
W.S. Aagard is here from Brandon, Manitoba, on a visit.
Mrs. Robert Smith of Lake Park visited friends here over Sunday.
H.P. Williamson, district agent for the Standard Oil Co.,
returned Sunday from a business trip.
A.W. Stangland spent last Sunday with friends at Sioux Falls.
Miss J.M. Malmster arrived from her home in Iowa last Friday and
assumed her duties in the public schools the first of the week.
John Kingsbury of Pipestone was here Monday on business.
Mark Graves and family of Lismore are stopping at the
Worthington. They will make this city their home.
Mr. and Mrs. H.P. Lewis, of Wilmont passed through town Tuesday
on their way to the twin cities. Mr. Lewis moved to Wilmont from this city last
February, and still has a warm spot in his heart for Worthington.
Jas. Montgomery of Wilmont was in the city Tuesday on business.
O. Marston of St. James registered at the Western Monday.
Otto Heberlee of Lismore was a Worthington visitor Tuesday.
Henry Mahler of Hills, Rock county, passed through town Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. F.A. Torrance and son Ray left for St. Paul Sunday
to attend the state fair.
Miss Jennie Torrance left for St. Paul Sunday to take in the
Miss Helen Smith of Wilmont was the guest of friends here
Mrs. R.E. Hecox after a pleasant visit here with relatives and
friends left for her home in Barron, Wis., Monday.
Mrs. M.E. Stowell, left for Rock Rapids Wednesday morning after
a pleasant visit here with her daughter Miss Myrtle.
Mrs. L. Jordan, left for her home in Minneapolis after a week's
visit with Miss Myrtle Stowell.
Mrs. Wm. Thom of Rushmore did shopping in Worthington Tuesday.
Miss Nellie Plotts is home from Chicago is a visit under the
Rudolph Dieckoff Sundayed with his family in the city.
Mr. W.H. Gillis was a visitor in the city a few hours Tuesday.
Mrs. Pat Colman, of Alton, Iowa, passed through the city
Wednesday on her way home from a visit with relatives in St. Paul.
Harry Hawley left Tuesday night for Minneapolis where he will
attend school this winter.
C.O. Peterson has been confined to the house the past week with
an attack of quinsy. He was taken ill at Westbrook last week and returned home
Saturday. Dr. Geyerman is treating him.
Joe Devlin of Windom is the new night operator at the telephone
E.J. Fry of Wilmont had business at the county capital Thursday.
W.F. and Henry Moss of Reading transacted business in
Joe Kugler was down from Reading Wednesday.
Jas. Knutson of Round Lake was a Worthington visitor Wednesday.
Mrs. Thos. Dovery and children arrived yesterday for Barron. Mr.
Dovery has rented the Anton house on 6th street, and will move his family in as
soon as his household goods arrive.
Theo. Jentjes, who had been visiting his old friend, Theo. Feidt
of the town of Hersey, returned to his home in Iowa yesterday.
Miss Gillis, of Rushmore, passed through the city Wednesday on
her way to Wis., where she will teach this winter.
A. Joche, baggageman on the Omaha train No. 16, is taking a
layoff and is spending a few days at the state fair.
Dayton Staubus is taking in the state fair this week.
C. Mullen is among the state fair visitors.
Jesse Hamstreet, of Clear Lake, Iowa was in the city Monday
between trains, a guest of Miss Nettie Fitch. He was on his way home from
Rushmore, where he has been working for some time.
Miss Nettie Fitch has accepted a position as simplex operator on
the Advance. Miss Fitch will also devote part of her time to reporting, and any
favors shown her in this connection will be duly appreciated by this paper.
Mrs. Eric Olson of Spirit Lake, Iowa, arrived on Wednesday night
on a visit to E.G. Larson and family. On Thursday they drove out to Albert
Hectors of Indian Lake township, spending the day.
J.H. Maxwell and daughter Miss Richie, who are travelling on the
Pacific coast, recently were the guests of A.P. Miller, the founder of the
Advance, who is now a resident of Los Angeles, where he is engaged in the
Marshall Twitchell on Tuesday afternoon did a much needed piece
of street cleaning, when he run in a bunch of hobos who had been making
themselves offensive about the streets.
Rev. Gustaf A. Tornkvist of Minneapolis preached at the Swedish
Covenant Church Wednesday night and for a couple of days visited old friends.
Rev. Tornkvist is publishing in the Swedish language a monthly pamphlet called
"The Way to Holiness."
Rev. P. Berg pastor of the Scandinavian free mission at Windom,
Minn., preached at the Swedish Tabernacle here Thursday night. He was on his way
to Iowa and made the stop over to renew old acquaintances. Rev. Berg and Rev.
Moberg used to exchange pulpits.
(From the Leader)
Mr. Bailey, of Worthington, missionary for the Sunday School
Union was in Thursday accompanied by Mr. Robinson, who represents the state
Roelofs Bros. are building an addition to their store this week.
The new part is 18x11 feet, one story, and is well provided with light, as well
as having a wide entrance at the south, thru which bulky articles may be readily
Several parties of hunters, including Chas. Hargrow, Frank
Walters, Fr. Zanher, Tom Hayes, Ernest Leonard, Frank McV_nes and others,
started out from here before sunrise this morning. We understand the reason for
the early start was to catch the chickens asleep.
A WORTHINGTON DINNER.
The following invitation is being circulated in Minneapolis to
all who are known to have lived in Worthington. Over 100 invitations are now
Mrs. Dayton and I are asking those in this city, who formerly
lived in Worthington, to take dinner with us at the Dayton Tea Rooms, Seventh
and Nicollet, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13th.
Mr. Chas. W. Smith will preside. Mr. Smith, Mrs. Clement
(formerly Winnie Shell) and Mr. Ashworth will assist in receiving. Every one
will be allotted five minutes to tell some incident about Worthington. It is
necessary to know just how many to plan for -- kindly indicate your acceptance
of this invitation.
Geo. D. Dayton
Take elevator at 710 Nicollet Ave.
Mrs. John Lawson is on the sick list.
Joe Poots, of Adrian, was in town Tuesday.
B.B. Epley was here last Friday from St. James.
Mrs. Geo. Sellers left Monday morning for Rochester.
M.C. Mann spent Sunday at Adrian visiting friends.
Chas. Loveless and Will Boddy drove to Adrian last Sunday.
M. Murphy, of Rushmore was in the city the first of this week.
T.L. Mitchell left for St. Paul Sunday to take in the state
J.A. Kennecott, of Luverne, passed through here Tuesday noon.
Mrs. P. Cedargreen, of Boone, Ia., was here last week visiting
Mrs. Cunningham, of Brewster, was the guest of friends here
Frank Hale, of Rock Rapids, Ia., registered at the Western last
M.N. Allen of St. James was a business visitor in Worthington
Miss Grace Mann returned on Saturday from a weeks visit at
Miss Ethel Patterson returned Saturday from a two week's visit
Mrs. G.E. Mitchell has been quite sick for the past week, but is
Miss Laura Pepple left the first of the week for Duluth to
attend Normal school.
Mrs. G.W. Lear and daughter Grace left Saturday morning for a
few days visit in Minneapolis.
A. Hart returned the latter part of last week from St. Louis
where he spent a week on business.
Landlord C.A. Ward of the Western hotel, and Will McGowan went
to the cities Monday to take in the state fair.
C.A. Stegel, who had been foreman in the Advance office for some
weeks, left last Friday for Hurley, S.D., to assume a similar position.
Roy V. Lewis of Wilmont was in the city Sunday.
C.H. Cowing of Reading was in the city Sunday.
Mrs. Stelle E. Smith and children went to Minneapolis Sunday
Walter Aagaard, jr., of Brandon, Manitoba, is here visiting
H.C. Franck and wife went to the cities Sunday night to take in
Rastus Church left Saturday for the National G.A.R. encampment
Druggist R.L. Morland was a visitor at the state fair several
days of this week.
Miss Tina Campbell of Lake Wilson visited Friday with Miss
Arloine Loveless while enroute for Spirit Lake.
H. Hawley and wife and son R.W. left Saturday via the Rock
Island for a week's visit with relatives at Hastings.
Sterling Lawton is employed in Goff and Gibson's store this week
during the absence of Chester Harding, who is taking in the fair at St. Paul.
D.C. Dow left for Minneapolis Monday to complete his law course
at the university. He will also teach commercial law at the State business
college in the Dayton block.
A.T. Latta, the enterprising dry goods merchant, is remodeling
the interior arrangement of his store. The shelving on one side is being rebuilt
and a stairway will be put in leading to a new room upstairs, which will be
devoted to the cloak and carpet departments. In anticipation of a increased
business this fall Mr. Latta has enlarged his stock in all lines.
Mr. Jones, of Spencer, arrived Thursday for a visit with Frank
Kaynor and Louis Lear of the Worthington House.
Alderman Madison made a business trip to Sioux City Wednesday.
E.F. Whitney and family are expected back here from Seattle this
week on a visit.
160 acre farm for sale or rent A.B. Traeder Worthington, Minn.,
phone K L 3.
Anyone wishing quilting, mending or sewing of any kind done,
telephone Mrs. F.R. Coughran.
Mrs. Nic. Weinandt and children are visiting at Brewster this
week, and Nic wears a lonesome look.
Theodore Olson of Malcolm, Ia., was here last week looking after
a farm he owns situated south of town.
H.D. Moeller, who lives a mile south of town, was in the city
Friday on business. This office acknowledges a pleasant call.
F.L. Humiston and wife spent several days of this week at the
state fair at Hamline. They also visited friends in the twin cities.
The infant son of Chas. Murphy and wife, of Spafford, died on
the 29th and was buried the 30th of August.
G.W. Patterson has spent the past two weeks at Hamline where he
has been on state fair business. Mr. Patterson had charge of the horse exhibit
at the fair, and his work gave eminent satisfaction to the many exhibitors.
Miss Jessie Munson of Rushmore is the guest of Miss Nettie Fitch
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES
(From the Tribune.)
A.H. Anderson and Miss Laura Evenson were united in marriage on
Tuesday of this week, the ceremony being performed at Windom by Rev. O.C. Myhre,
of the Norwegian Lutheran church. The groom has leased the D.H. McKellar farm,
and immediately after the ceremony the young couple returned to that place to
begin housekeeping. Mr. Anderson is well known and highly respected member of
our community, and his bride is a most estimable young woman. Both have many
friends who extend hearty congratulations.
Misses Gertie Geyerman and Freda Lees have been visiting in
Sioux City this week.
Mrs. T.E. Bly returned home last Saturday from a visit at her
old home at PawPaw, Ill.
Miss Emily McConey arrived home last Saturday night from her
visit with the Starner families at Revillo, S.D.
The Alliance Insurance Company, of Austin recently made a very
satisfactory settlement with George Groen for the loss which he sustained from
the hail storm a few weeks ago. We understand that Mr. Green received about
R.J. Smits, formerly principal of the Brewster school, arrived
here last Saturday to visit with the family of A.L. Wells and other friends. Mr.
Smits and family now reside at Granada, Martin Co., where he will act as
principal of the school next year.
(From the Initiator.)
Enoch Anderson made a trip to Heron Lake on Monday. He drove to
Slayton and from there took the train. Mr. Anderson was in search of a location
for the winter, as this is their last week in the Commercial hotel. He selected
Slayton, where they will move at once and where Mr. Anderson expects to take up
the real estate business.
Frank Glasgow, superintendent for the Omaha Ry. Co., and Will
McGowan, foreman of a bridge crew, of Worthington, came to Wilmont last Sunday
on a railroad velocipede, and were guests at the O'Connor restaurant. Mr.
Glasgow's trip was partly to look after his farm a few miles northeast of
(From the Signal.)
A number of the young people of this vicinity gathered at the
home of John Paulson on Saturday night and enjoyed a dance with these people.
The music for the occasion was furnished by Joe Hand. All present report a very
pleasant time and hope they may be able to enjoy many more evenings of this kind
with these people.
The trade of the hotel property that has been in progress for
some time was closed Tuesday afternoon by J.M. Ball and Mr. Brinkhaus secures a
quarter section of raw prairie about 12 miles north east of Crookston. Mrs.
Brinkhaus will visit with relatives at Doon Ia., for a short time and they will
move on a farm in Polk county in about two weeks.
Mr. Sietsma returned to Wilmont Monday afternoon and spent a few
days at the home of his father near the Ransom church. Mr. Sietsma has been
employed as salesman in a general store at Westbrook for the past year but has
secured a like position with a firm at Wilmont at better salary than he received
a year ago.
Mr. and Mrs. M.J. Hubbard and two daughters, Misses Lodema and
Bessie, drove to the County Seat Friday morning where they spent the day with
friends and secured rooms for their children Warner and Bessie, who expect to
attend the high school during the coming year.
(From the Democrat.)
The seven year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Prideaux,
four miles south of town, fell about eight feet, while playing in the granary
last Saturday, sustaining a very bad cut on the lower lip and tearing the lip
loose from the gums. It required several stitches to close the wound.
E.W. McFarland and Phil Landes went to Sioux City Wednesday
night to buy some stock to feed. Mr. Landes would like to buy a nice bunch of
sheep, and if he cannot find what he wants there, he may go to Montana or
Wyoming where sheep are plentiful.
A tramp entered Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Ader's home, southwest of
town, while they were away last Sunday and scattered things around in great
shape. Nothing was taken, however, but it is supposed that the marauder was not
looking for any thing but money.
Miss Isabel Stene, of Minneapolis, is the assistant principal in
the High School, and Miss Jessie Everett, of Mapleton, has been engaged to teach
in the third and fourth grades in place of Miss Nickerson, who tendered her
resignation about a week ago. The board had but a very short time in which to
get a teacher, but in less than five days half a dozen applications were
received. It appears from this that there is no dearth of teachers.
(From the Graphic.)
Nels Langseth reports a yield of 20 bushels of wheat to the acre
and over 79 bushels of oats. This is the best yield so far reported this season.
Chris. Wassmann sold his livery outfit last week to Orton
Richards and John Murphy, of Jackson county, who are to take possession by
Prof. C.S. Jones came down from the county seat Tuesday on a few
days' visit with friends. He will begin his second term as principal of the
Rushmore school next Monday.
Dr. Wiedow, of Worthington, made a professional visit to the Jno.
Hemmingson home in Round Lake townthip last Saturday and Tuesday to treat Mr.
Hemmingson's little boy, who is very sick with cerebro-spinal fever.
Friday, September 15, 1905
High School Notes
The total enrollment of the high school averages about 80. Of
these, 33 are freshmen and 12 of the freshmen are from other localities.
The athletic board of control has been elected for the ensuing
year. It consists of Charles Haggard, James Mott, Lloyd Patterson and Alida
Bedford as student members and Mr. Edwards, Miss Glascoe and Miss Herman of the
The Foot ball team has begun its practice for the coming season.
There are about 18 candidates for the team. It will average about 180 (?) lbs
and is being coached by Mr. Edwards.
Miss G. -- Will the freshmen please bring their bottles so Miss
Janney can fill them.
The first debate of the season will be held Friday, Sept 23,
when teams consisting of Lloyd Patterson, Ernest Gillis, James Mott and Vergil
Fellows, Emma Ferguson and Oakley Tripp, will argue the question: Resolved, That
all elective state, district, county and city officers should be nominated by
direct primaries held under state regulations, rather than by delegate
Mr. and Mrs. I.F. Kelley returned from St. Paul Saturday.
W.H. Brown of Adrian took in the fair here Wednesday.
Mrs. Fox arrived Wednesday to visit her son Ira Fox and family.
Fred and Ike Jenkins of Elk township were business visitor
Milton Black of Rushmore came over Wednesday to take in the
Jas Carey a leading business man of Ellsworth was a fair visitor
Chris Kuntz and wife went to Sioux City Wednesday to take in the
L.N. and Wm. Johnson of Lismore were here Wednesday taking in
Colman Lbr Co., sells the genuine Sandy Creek hocking coal that
is the very best.
A new line of fall and winter styles just arrived at Johnson and
Come in and see the new styles in fall hats at Johnson and
Kindlund's millinery store.
Arvid Sahlbom came over Tuesday morning from Sioux Falls to ___
R.E. Meader and John Whalen of Wilmont were here Wednesday
taking in the fair.
C. Chrisler and wife of Lake Park are guests of his
brother-in-law I.F. Kelley, this week.
Misses Sarah and Margaret hosmer, of Edgerton are the guests of
Mrs. A. Roshon this week.
The Otis Bowers minstrel company were quartered at the Western
hotel during their engagement here.
Mmes M.E. Hines and Addie Johnson of Round Lake were guests at
the Western hotel Sunday.
Mr. Nolt, of Mitchell, S.D., was in the city Friday night
advertising the corn palace to be held at that place.
Ellen and Nina Langseth of Indian Lake, leave today for a visit
in Eagle Grove, Iowa, with Miss Gena Johnson.
Miss Gena Johnson left for her home today in Eagle Grove, Iowa,
after a visit with Miss Sophia Ellingson.
Miss Cora Korslund of Thor, Iowa, will leave today for her home
after a visit with her cousin Miss Sophia Ellingson.
Miss Smith, of St. Paul, designer and trimmer arrived Tuesday
having been employed by Miss M.J. Fahy to assist her during the season.
J.H.J. Black, representing the Minnesota Type Foundry Co., of
St. Paul, was in the city Wednesday, and sold the Advance a large order of new
Albert Firth of St. Paul came down Sunday for a visit with his
daughter Mrs. Thos. Cunningham near Brewster, and also look after his property
in this city.
H. Hawley and wife returned Tuesday night from Hastings and the
twin cities where they have been visiting relatives. They returned in a new
touring car which they purchased in Minneapolis on their trip.
Roy Lewis of Wilmont was in the city Wednesday.
A. Joche went to Windom Wednesday on business.
Geo. Lear returned from Sioux Falls Wednesday.
Hans Hanson, of Rushmore was in the city Wednesday.
Wm. Ebert of Brewster was a visitor in the city Wednesday.
Mrs. Gray of Brewster, and daughter were in the city Wednesday.
Miss McKenzie, of Adrian, is the guest of friends in the city
Miss Winnie O'Connor of Wilmont was the guest of friends here
Miss Ida Roll, of Adrian was the guest of her aunt Mrs. Nic
Weinandt, this week.
Miss Pearl Bass of Round Lake is in the city visiting friends
during the fair.
C.S. [O.S.?] Frye, of Van Horne,
Iowa was here this week looking after farming interests.
Mrs. John Salstrom and son Paul, of Bigelow, are guests of Mrs.
John Biltgen this week.
Mrs. Wilbern of Sibley came up Wednesday to visit her daughter
Mrs. F.J. Hickman.
Mrs. Boge, of Little Rock, left for her home Tuesday after a
visit with her daughter Mrs. Fred Smith.
Carl Swanson went to Sioux Falls Wednesday to work on the
Western Union Telegraph line.
Miss Maloy, of Montrose, S.D., passed through here Wednesday on
her way to Sioux City with her brother who she is taking to the hospital for
A marriage license was issued on Tuesday to Ernest Noeremberg
and Minnie Maske, both of Iowa. They were married the same day at the Hotel
Worthington by Rev. McIntosh.
J.M. Morrison of Brewster was here Wednesday attending the fair.
Dr. C.P. Dolan went to Mankato Wednesday to attend a meeting of
the Southwe4stern Minnesota Medical Association.
T.A. Palmer, assistant secretary of the Fair Association was on
the sick list this week, and unable to attend to his official duties or
business, much to the regret of both himself and friends.
The following Worthington people took dinner at the Western
hotel Sunday: Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Moore, Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Jones, Mrs. Smith
and daughter, Will Loveless, Mr. and Mrs. Matteson, Harry Stowell and daughter.
Mrs. G.C. Hyde and two daughters Florence and Hazel left
Saturday for a visit in St. Paul.
Miss Iris Clow of Pierre, S.D., left last Saturday for her home
after a visit at the residence of Conductor H.C. Franck.
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES
(From the Initiator.)
President O.H. Tilman and wife departed on Monday for Fargo,
N.D., from where they will go to Buffalo and Clifford. Mr. Tilman went with a
view to selling one of his farm near Clifford, N.D., and also to look after his
interest in the crops. They will stop in Fargo a few days, and expect to return
to Wilmont in a week or ten days.
Last Friday Attorney Morris Evans of Pipestone, was a passenger
to Worthington. Mr. Evans' business was to see Sheriff Fauskee, who he brought
back with him as far as Lismore to look after a land deal of some kind.
(From the Tribune.)
Mrs. Ray D. Smith went out to Kimball, S.D. the first of the
week to visit her people, who reside there. She will be gone about two weeks,
and Mr. S. will eat mush and milk during her absence.
Mrs. John Tjossem and Miss Abbie Tjossem, of Gaza, Iowa, arrived
here Monday to visit S.J. Norland and family. They were accompanied by Rachael
and Martha Norland, who had been visiting relatives in O'Brien County.
The social last Friday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.M.
Hagerman was a success, both socially and financially.
T.E. Bly and Herman Gruver left here last Saturday for the state
fair with a car of stock for exhibition. Mr. Bly took thirty-eight Duroc Jersey
hogs, thirty-five Shropshire sheep, and a few young cattle. Mr. Gruver took
twenty-nine Duroc hogs. The former expected to go from Hamline to the South
Dakota state fair at Huron, but was not fully decided at the time of leaving
here. Mr. Gruver will probably return directly home.
O.B. Holden, of Petersburg, Jackson County, has been engaged to
go on the road for P. Geyerman and Son's wholesale grocery establishment.
Amont those from Brewster and vicinity who attended the state
fair this week are, C.F. Kolp, John Gilomen, Robert Erickson and wife, Clark
Olsen, Will Barton, Jas McGee and D.H. McKeller and wife. Many of those who went
combined business with pleasure, as in the case of Mr. Gilomen, who planned to
buy a small threshing rig for his own private use, if he found a good bargain
while in the city.
School opened Monday with an enrollment of about ninety pupils.
This number will be greatly increased in a few weeks by the addition of those
who are now busy at home. We neglected to state in former issues that Hans Olson
has again been hired to do the janitor work.
(From the Signal.)
The Advance came to its reader last week with a new man by the
name of Thomas Dovery, of Wisconsin, at the helm. If the publication continues
as well as the first copy it will give his patrons satisfaction.
Monday was Grandma Millers seventy second birthday day and a
number of the many friends decided to have a surprise on Mrs. Miller, so they
gathered at a convenient place and went in a body to grandma's home in the east
part of town and spent the afternoon.
C.C. Irwin, from near Org was on the streets Tuesday and while
in conversation with him he informed us that he was thinking of going south for
a year when he left his farm and see if it would not benefit his wifes health
which has not been very good for some time.
Messrs Moody, Lindsay and Beckman not being able to procure a
threshing machine to do their threshing when they wanted it done have purchased
a machine and are now busy shelling out the golden grain. They consider they
have made a good investment.
(From the Enterprise.)
R. Prideaux is over from Worthington today to visit his son, T.H.
Prideaux and family.
J.L. McConkey, of Brewster, county commissioner of the first
district, was in town last Thursday, having brought over a county charge to
place in care of County Physician Carrell. The Enterprise was favored with a
pleasant call from the county father.
Miss Ida Greig left this week for Eugene, Oregon, where she has
a position as teacher in the primary department of the Eugene high school. It is
there were Wm. Kerr's people live and we believe it was through Mr. Kerr that
she got the position. Miss Greig is a very fine young lady and has lots of
friends here who regret to have her go so far from home.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Thom and James Baird left last evening for a
extended visit in the west. They will first visit the Exposition at Portland and
from there Mr. and Mrs. Thom will go to Eugene and Junction City to visit
relatives and Mr. Baird will go down into California to look over the country in
quest of a location for his son-in-law. They will be gone several weeks.
(From the Democrat.)
Alfred Day, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Day, was the victim of a
very painful accident last Saturday. He and some other boys were handling a 22
rifle, which was accidentally discharged the ball entering the palm of his right
hand. The wound is quite serious but it is not likely the hand will be
Bro. Dovery, the new editor of the Worthington Advance is
putting a little ginger into the columns of that paper. It looks as if he
"belongs" all right, and when he gets accustomed to his surroundings, we expect
to see him do some strenuous stunts.
Mr. and [Mrs.?] Mike Hopp, who live
north of town, will celebrate the tenth anniversary of their wedding next
Sunday. A number of their neighbors and friends will be asked to participate in
(From the Graphic.)
Pete Wiese, Jr., of Round Lake township, had the misfortune last
Sunday of being painfully wounded by the discharge of a rifle which sent the
bullet into his foot. Dr. Wiedow was summoned and extracted the bullet and
according to latest reports the lad is getting along as well as could be
Next Sunday Rev. P.A. Davies will preach his last sermon here,
and next Monday he will depart for Chicago to resume his studied in McCormick
theological seminary. During his short stay in Round Lake Mr. Davies has made
many friends, whose best wishes will accompany him.
Word reached here this morning that Chas. Hegardt and Miss Etta
Seymour were married on Sept. 2, 1905, in Washburn, North Dakota, and that they
have taken up their residence in McLean county, that state. Mr. Hegardt's many
friends and acquaintances in Round Lake and vicinity extend congratulations to
him and his estimable bride.
Mrs. Patton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Milton, is here visiting
with relatives and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. R. Prideaux were calling on some of their old
friends here in Ransom last week. Mr. Prideaux still owns the farm that the
family occupied for so long in the years gone by, and they like to come out once
in awhile to take a look at the old homestead that sheltered them for so many
years. these friends do not come to visit us very often, but they are always
more than welcome.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Sorem were Ransom visitors last Sunday.
They were up to the state fair, and Mr. Sorem tells me the exhibit was very fine
and what is especially gratifying is that some of the first prizes were awarded
to Nobles county exhibitors. Mr. Malcolm of this county had, perhaps, the finest
hogs on the grounds. We are always pleased to hear of Nobles county coming to
Mr. and Mrs. John Scott, old neighbors of ours, are thinking of
spending the winter on the Pacific coast, so I am told. They have a number of
relatives out in that country, so they will be able not only to take in the
sights, but they can also spend the winter very comfortably among friends that
they have not seen for many years. We wish them a safe journey and a pleasant
time while they are gone. Robert Shore.
T.L. Mitchell returned from a St. Paul Saturday.
Mrs. Lackay, of Brewster was in this city Monday.
Jacob Hanson of Elk township was in town Saturday.
Fred Goff returned last Sunday from a visit to the twin cities.
J.R. Blue, of Loraine township was a business caller here
The Fixtner auction sale advertised for last Monday was called
Fred and Sam Carmain of Elk township were visitors here Monday.
H. Nelson, of Heron Lake was the guest of friends here the first
of the week.
Miss Daisy Vail began a term of school in the Lincoln district
Mr. Lackay and daughter Miss Dora of Brewster, were callers here
Dave Fauskee left for Rochester, Tuesday, where he will undergo
Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Cowles of Jackson county were here on business
Prof. C.S. Jones, of Rushmore, was a visitor at the county
Morrill Ramage left on Monday for Minneapolis to enter the state
Mr. Flemming, of Reading was in the city Monday making
arrangements for an auction sale.
T.H. Crever this week brought into the Advance office a tomato
weighing one pound and eleven ounces. It is of mammoth size and demonstrates
what Nobles county soil will produce.
H. Poppen of Reading was in the city Monday making arrangements
for an auction sale to be held on the 22nd.
Chaney and Mackay have brightened up the exterior appearance of
their store by painting the wood work.
Walter Reiter and wife, of DeSota, Wis., have been guests at the
home of E.C. Pannell the past two weeks.
Wm. Bagan and family spent Sunday with friends at Jasper. Mr.
Bagan returned Monday and his family will remain there for a week.
Geo. Storing had business in the city Saturday.
Wm. Apel was in town on business Saturday.
Born -- On Sept 5, 1905, to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Smith, a son.
21 cents for cream this is the price Kelley and Co., are paying.
J.H. Osborne, of Worthington township was in town Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. D.H. Sisson of Reading were in the city Monday.
Thos Lowery and family were visitors in Worthington Saturday.
Born -- On Sunday, Sept. 10, to Dr. and Mrs. King, of Fulda, a
Ellan Ecklund, of Chicago, is here on a visit to her sister
Mrs. Wm. Madison is at Fulda attending her sister-in-law, Mrs.
John Scott of Ransom had business at the county capital last
Ole Ellingson of Indian Lake did business in the city Saturday
last Monday [??].
Mrs. Alma Connor came home Monday, from her visit at St. Paul
Mr. and Mrs. E.C. Wilson returned from their visit to the twin
cities last Sunday.
O. Sather came home Monday night from a trip to Wisconsin. He
reports a very pleasant time.
Miss Jennie Torrance returned Monday from a weeks visit with
friends in St. Paul and Mankato.
Mr. and Mrs. F.A. Torrance returned Saturday from their visit to
the twin cities and the state fair.
Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Bingham returned last Saturday from their trip
to Denver. They report a pleasant time.
I.B. Meyers and daughter of Iowa City are here on a visit at the
residence of Dr. Wiedow, a nephew of Mr. Meyers.
Wm. Malcolm returned from the state fair Monday. He took several
first prizes there on his herd of Duroc Jersey swine.
Miss Anna Johnson returned Monday from St. Paul where she spent
a few days at the state fair and looking up fall styles in millinery.
Miss Mae Tupper and Miss Helen G. Ludlow left on Monday for
Northfield where they will enter Carlton college for the school year.
O.W. Dieckhoff returned on Sunday from a trip to Grant county,
where he went to look after farming interests. He returned by way of St. Paul,
where he took in the fair.
Mrs. C.M. Thompson of Rock Rapids, Iowa, was a guest at the home
of Banker Tupper between trains Monday. Mrs. Thompson was enroute to Nebraska
points to visit friends.
Miss Helen Kindlund returned last Friday from a visit of a month
with relatives at Fergus Falls. She came by way of St. Paul, where she made some
additions to her fall line of millinery.
John Shanahan who lost his house by fire recently has rebuilt
the same on the old site, and will soon have it ready for occupancy. Mr.
Shanahan secured a satisfactory settlement from the insurance companies.
Hardy Eversole of Elk township was in town Monday.
Dr. Wiedow made a professional call to Round Lake Saturday.
Rudolph Roose of Loraine township was in town Monday on
J.L. Broeffle of Lake Park is here on a visit at the home of his
Mrs. J.J. Schecter of Elk township was in the city Saturday on a
Mrs. M.E. Sisson, of Reading went to Sanborn, Iowa, to visit
Fred Slaker and family returned Saturday from a two weeks
sojourn at points in Colorado.
Joe Hagerman of Brewster was visiting his sister Mrs. A.
Montgomery the first of the week.
Miss Beulah Sain went to Melvin, Iowa, Sunday night where she
will teach school this coming winter.
Howard Durfee express agent at the Omaha Depot, returned Sunday
night from his visit to St. Paul.
King Roshon of the Globe was on the sick list Friday, and his
paper was printed by the Herald force.
Mrs. M.E. Patton, of Sanborn, Iowa, who has been the guest of
her daughter, Mrs. D.H. Sisson, left for her home Monday.
Rev. P.A. Davies of Round Lake passed through town Monday
enroute for Chicago, to resume his studies at the McCormick University.
The Misses Florence and Nellie Stuart left for their home in St.
Paul, Saturday, after a pleasant visit here with their aunt Mrs. G.C. Hyde.
Miss Kennedy who came down from Minneapolis Monday for a visit
with Mrs. A. Roshon. Miss Kennedy has been in the City Hospital for three years.
J.M. Kimmell, a prominent farmer of the town of Elk, was in the
city Saturday. He favored this office with a call and treated the force to some
fine apples raised on his farm.
Geo Sellers returned last Saturday from Rochester where he had
taken Mrs. Sellers for a surgical operation. The operation was a success, and
Mr. Sellers left his wife resting comfortably.
Mrs. Jack Frink who has been visiting at Portland since last
June passed through here Sunday morning enroute to Luverne, accompanied by her
parents, who live there. She returned to Worthington Monday.
At the Baptist Church: Morning service at 10:45, subject "The
Way the Truth and the Life." Evening at 8, subject "The God of the Hills." A
cordial invitation to all is hereby extended. C.F. Bronson, Pastor.
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Moore left on Wednesday on a pleasure trip
to New York City. Mr. Moore is traveling representative of the Minneapolis
Tribune in this section, and won the prize for the largest collection, for the
month of August. This prize consisted of a trip to New York for himself and
Editor J.S. Randolph of the Brewster Tribune was a Worthington
visitor last Saturday and favored this office with a pleasant call. Mr. Randolph
is a bright young man and is giving the people of his town a lively local paper,
which the businessmen of that enterprising burg seem to appreciate with a
liberal advertising patronage.
Bert Timmens of Adrian was in the city Tuesday.
If you want good coal buy of C.L. Colman Lbr. Co.
Miss Rose Parry of Adrian arrived Tuesday to visit Mrs. Alma
Mrs. Z.M. Smith and two daughters returned home Tuesday from an
extended visit with relatives in Ohio and Wisconsin.
Harvey Shepard of Stillwater is down this week visiting old
friends. Mr. Shepard was one of the first settlers [in]
Worthington, and his many friends are pleased to see him once more.
Friday, September 22, 1905
The youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Gano, died last Sunday
morning at the family residence west of town. She was a sweet and beautiful
child of two years and three months. The parents have the sympathy of the entire
community in their bereavement. The funeral which was conducted from the
residence Monday morning at eleven o'clock by Rev. G.A. Cahoon was attended by a
large company of friends and neighbors. the interment was made at the old home
at Ida Grove, Iowa.
Chas. Voss, an old resident of Loraine, died at his home in that
town Sunday, and was buried on Tuesday from the Presbyterian church in this
city. The deceased was about 55 years old and was a prominent farmer, highly
esteemed by all who knew him.
Mr. Henry Studebaker and Miss Ires B. Eshelman of the town of
Elk were married Saturday Sept. 16th. The ceremony took place at the home of the
bride's parents, and was witnessed by a party of relatives and friends. After
the mystic words which made the twain one had been pronounced the party sat down
to a dainty wedding supper. Mr. and Mrs. Studebaker are well known and highly
esteemed young people of the town of Elk, and have a host of friends who wish
them a happy and prosperous journey through life. The bride received a large
collection of presents.
There was a pleasant company assembled at the home of Elder G.M.
Walker of Worthington Sept. 15th to witness the happy marriage of Miss Pearl
Christenson to J.M. Pettis, both of this county. Evangelist J.P. Childs, who is
conducting special services here officiated. May joy be with them is the wish of
their many friends.
Divorced and Married.
Henry Kraft secured a decree of divorce which was recorded with
clerk of court last Monday forenoon. At 6 p.m. the same day Mr. Kraft was
married at Sibley, Iowa, to Miss Hulda Myers of this city. The former Mrs. Kraft
is living in Sioux City.
A.R. Albertus went to Sioux City Tuesday.
Mrs. Wm. Madison came home from Fulda Sunday.
Henry Sorem of Bigelow was a visitor here Saturday.
Sam Tow and wife of Brewster were in the city Thursday.
Arthur Hogan returned from Sioux City Sunday night.
J.M. Black and sister from Rushmore visited the fair last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson of Fulda were visitors in the city Friday.
Mr. Joe Ulrich of Worthington township was in the city Monday.
C.M. Osborne of Worthington township was in town Saturday.
W.J. Dougherty and family of Rushmore visited Nobles Co., fair
Harry Christenson, of Madelia was in the city Thursday evening
Fred Frink of Worthington township was in town Saturday on a
John Eversol from Belvey, Ill., is visiting his brother Henry
Roy Wilbern of St. James visited friends here between trains
Monday on his way to Mitchell.
Mrs. M. McNerney and son of Sibley came up Saturday for a few
days visit with her sister Mrs. Fred Smith.
Geo. Wheeler and wife and Miss Munson of Rushmore were in the
city Friday taking in the fair.
Mrs. Frank Albertus of Jackson arrived Tuesday for a visit at
the home of her brother-in-law A.R. Albertus.
Mrs. Arthur Jones left Saturday for St. Paul after a visit at
the home of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Humiston.
Ed Frink from Chatsworth, Ill., is here visiting his brother
Fred, who is a prominent farmer near Worthington.
Herman Hart left for Chester, Ill., where he will take charge of
a store during the illness of his brother living there.
Mrs. G.C. Hyde was at Waseca Sunday.
Attorney Nelson of Slayton was in the city Wednesday.
Dr. Wiedow made a professional call to Round Lake Monday.
Editor Rudolph of Brewster was here Friday taking in the fair.
Gearda Tweed of St. James came down Wednesday to work in the
depot lunch counter.
John James is now employed at the power station filling a
vacancy made by Ed Allen leaving.
Mrs. Z. Hazzard of Sioux Falls arrived Wednesday for a visit at
the home of her parents Robt. Free and wife.
Miss Kinley of Des Moines, a trained nurse arrived in
Worthington last Saturday, and will make this her home.
Ed Allen left last week for Sioux Falls where he ha a day
position in an electric light plant at an increased salary over what he received
The Advance on Monday received a post card from Stanley Moore,
mailed from Niagara Falls Sept. 15, where he and Mrs. Moore were sojourning at
A little five year old daughter of Jas Baird of Reading was
operated on Monday for appendicitis by physicians of this city. The operation
was a success in every way and the little girl is recovering nicely.
The family of B.C. Pierce of Bigelow is under quarantine for
diphtheria, one of the children has the disease. The little patient as well as
the other members of the family have been inoculated with the anti-toxine, and a
favorable outcome is anticipated.
H.S. Hobson received from the State Fish Hatchery on Monday
afternoon about ten thousand black bass a year old, and he planted the same in
our lake here. If care is taken that these fish are not allowed to run out, or
be illegally caught, we will doubtless have fine fishing.
Assemblyman S.O. Morse of Slayton stopped off here last Friday
to take in the close of the fair. He was well impressed with the display of
agricultural products. Mr. Morse was on his way to Adrian where he had business,
and was accompanied by Wm. Hitchins of that place.
G.H. Leuhrs was in Sioux City last Saturday.
G.H. Leuhrs was on the sick list the first of the week.
Miss Mary Fitch visited friends in Sioux City Saturday.
Postmaster Jones of Reading was in the city yesterday.
W.E. Kelley the thresherman was in from Dewald Wednesday.
Dr. Geyerman made a professional trip to Heron Lake Tuesday.
Chas. Brandon of Mankato was a guest at the Worthington Monday.
A gentleman from Creston, Iowa, was here this week looking for a
W.L. Mitchell of Sibley, Iowa, registered at the Worthington
Arthur Steinhaus was under the weather a couple of days the
first of the week.
Joe McKay of Winnipeg arrived Thursday for a few days visit with
his brother James.
Mrs. Jas. Freas of Hastings is visiting her daughter Mrs. H.
Hawley this week.
Christ Broic of Wilmont tarried in town a few hours Sunday,
being on his way to Jackson.
Christ Larson of Brewster showed a fine herd of Duroc Jersey
swine at the fair here last week.
Mrs. Ed Wemple and daughter Lillian of Rushmore were visitors
here Thursday of last week.
Mrs. Johnson left Wednesday for her home in Sioux City after a
visit with her brother James Baker.
The monthly tea given Wednesday afternoon by the ladies of the
M.E. church was well attended.
J.S. Kies made a trip to Windom, Brewster, Wilmont and other
points this week in the interest of his insurance business.
J.c. Boddy who has been engaged in carpenter work at Rushmore
was home during the fair and subscribed for the Advance.
Wm. Oxford from Fulda, visited the fair Thursday and also
subscribed for the Advance. Mr. Oxford is one of Fulda's prominent farmers.
Frank Day of Pipestone arrived Monday to take charge of the
Omaha round house. Mr. Day will take the place of A. Hamlin who has resigned.
J.J. Kies, the hustling young real estate man, had a party out
Wednesday who was looking over Nobles county land with the view of buying a
A lady's dress trimmed in drawn work, exhibited at last week's
fair by Mrs. I.P. Fox, attracted much attention and favorable comment by the
lady visitors at the fair. It was certainly a beauty.
W.F. Robbinson and wife of Fonka, Neb., arrived here this week
and will make their home with their daughter Mrs. Gibson, for the winter. They
also have another daughter here, Mrs. E.L. Nance.
David Bergstresser of this city who has been a resident for 12
years, goes with his family to Jasper, Minn., where he has a position with the
Rock Island. Sorry to lose the family from our midst.
Attorney Town attended court at Luverne Tuesday.
Roy Lewis left for St. Paul Monday night to attend the
Miss Alida Loveless began her fall term of school in the Malcolm
Jett Smallwood left for the cities Monday night to attend the
Mrs. John Shanahan returned here this week after an absence of
some months. She was accompanied by her sister Miss Healey.
E.J. Helmick left this week on a trip for E.L. Nance. Mr. Nance
is manufacturing a prime brand of mince meat, for which Mr. Helmick has worked
up a fine trade all over the southern part of the state.
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES
Mrs. Dave Moothart of Cando, N. Dakota, is visiting relatives in
this vicinity. She reports good crops in that part of the state.
Wm. Ogg wife and son Everall arrived here recently from Pope
county. After a brief stay the will leave for Idaho.
John Koser from near Ocheydan Iowa was a visitor in Elk last
Saturday. Mr. Koser is farming quite extensively says crops with him are good.
Peter Brubaker wife and daughter, formerly of this place, but
who since May 1st have been working in behalf of a Brethern mission in
Minneapolis, arrived at this place Friday last. Bro. Brubaker expects to leave
soon on further work, but his wife and daughter will remain here until after the
Quite a few friends were treated to watermelon at G.W. Smith's
Sunday afternoon, Sept. 17.
(From the News.)
Carlyle Carpenter, of Kiester, Minn., is now assisting in the
German State bank, coming here Thursday from Walters, Minn., where he had been
employed in a similar capacity.
B.H. Basing returned Tuesday from his trip to Jasper, Wyo., with
1700 head of lambs.
The fire company was called out at 5:45 Tuesday afternoon by a
fire alarm from the residence of P.B. Scholtes.
There was excitement caused by a gasoline stove, at the T.J.
Fagan home on which Mrs. Fagan was getting dinner for threshers one day last
week. The gasoline had leaked onto the floor and when the stove was lit the
place about the stove ignited, and had it not been for the quick wit of Maurice
Fagan, in throwing a heavy blanket over the flames and hurling stove and all
into the yard, there would have been a serious fire.
(From the Graphic.)
Dr. C.P. Dolan, of Worthington, was hurriedly summoned to the
W.J. Bliedorn home, Monday afternoon to relieve the intense suffering of their
infant daughter from some sort of intestinal trouble. No hope was entertained
for the recovery of the little one, whose death occurred at 1:45 o'clock a.m.
Duncan Sutherland returned on Saturday's morning train from a
visit with relations in Heron Lake, St. James and Minneapolis. He also spent a
few hours at the state fair in Hamline.
Last week Henry Hinz traded his farm on the east bank of Indian
Lake to E.A. Muhs of Harris, Iowa, the latter's saloon being take in the trade.
Possession of the farm will be given March 1.
H.R. Tripp W.H. Thomson J.W. and Richard Martin took in the fair
in Worthington yesterday.
(From the Enterprise.)
Mr. and Mrs. Nels Hokeness are rejoicing over the arrival of a
baby boy at their home since the 4th inst. This is their first child and the
parents are correspondingly happy.
O.W. Freeman has sold his law practice at Adrian to L.S. Knox an
attorney from Lake Crystal. Mr. Freeman expects to move to Southern California
some time this fall, where he will engage in the law business and look after a
fruit farm he owns there.
A special meeting of the board of directors of the Little Rock
Mutual Fire Insurance Co. was held at the First National bank last Saturday
afternoon. J.H. Farragher tendered his resignation as secretary of the company,
which was accepted, and W.C. Thom was appointed to fill the unexpired term. Mr.
Farragher's reason for resigning is owing to poor health, which incapacitated
him for attending to the duties of the office. The appointment of Mr. Thom is a
good one and will meet with general approval.
Miss Mae Thompson will give a public recital in the Unitarian
church at Luverne Friday.
Prof. Louis Anderson was one of two people to receive a life
certificate from the State department of public instruction.
Misses Helen and Mae Boyle left Saturday for Lucan, Minn., where
they will teach school.
Miss Elizabeth Murphy who has been visiting in South Dakota
returned home Monday.
(From the Democrat.)
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Hopp, north of town, entertained more than a
hundred guests last Sunday in honor of the tenth anniversary of their wedding.
Refreshments of all kinds were served in great profusion, and it is needless to
say that all present enjoyed themselves immensely.
Mrs. Fred Uphoff, who lives north of Magnolia, is convinced that
she has the best neighbors in the world. Her husband died a few months ago,
leaving her with very little means and several children to care for. When
harvest time came her neighbors cut her grain, and last Monday and Tuesday they
turned out again and helped to thresh and haul it to market.
C.H. Burr, who has operated the Adrian Roller Mills for the past
year, under lease from J.B. Scheier, has decided not to continue in the milling
business here after the expiration of his lease on September 23. He has arranged
to take charge of the mill at Alta, Iowa, which was under his management for
some years before he came here last fall.
(From the Initiator.)
Bans were announced Sunday for Theo. Sandgereth and Anna
Tiefenthaler, of Holbur, Iowa, sister of John Tiefenthaler. Mr. Sandgereth is
now employed by Mr. Tiefenthaler, with whom he and his wife will make their
While John Reilly was to the State Fair he bought two cars of
young cattle and shipped them to Brewster, from where they were driven to
Wilmont and put to pasture on Saturday.
Last week it was announced that Ernest Latourell was called to
Lakefield on account of illness of his brother at that place. On Tuesday Mr.
Latrouell returned with the sad intelligence that while at Lakefield his
brother, Horace Latourell, succumbed to typhoid fever.
President O.H. Tilman and wife returned from their trip to North
Dakota on Tuesday, which, he says they enjoyed very much. Mr. Tilman says the
crops are not as good in that part of the country as reported sometime ago.
Carl Oppen of Pipestone was in town Thursday.
Loren Clark visited with friends in Mankato over Sunday.
J.A. Boldt of Bigelow visited here Monday and Tuesday.
John A. Albinson of Minneapolis was in town the fore part of the
A. Rust of Reading was in town Thursday enroute home from
Robert Davis of Minot, N.D., is in town this week the guest of
his brother D. Davis.
Miss Nettie Fitch of the Advance force took in the fair at Sioux
City last Saturday.
Miss Clara Prideaux, deputy county auditor, returned Tuesday
from her trip to Denver.
Clerk of Court F.L. Humiston and Sheriff Newt Fauskee attended
the market day at Adrian last Saturday.
Miss Rose Perry returned to her home at Adrian Saturday after a
few days visit with Mrs. Alma Connor.
M.P. Mann spent Sunday at Windom visiting his brother A.R., who
was about to leave on a trip to the Pacific coast.
Mrs. M.E. Lawton and mother left last week for a trip to the
Portland exposition. They will be absent several weeks.
Attorney J.A. Cashel and A.P. Darling went to Aberdeen, S.D.,
this week, where Mr. Cashel will try a case in which Mr. Darling is interested.
Emil Olson, a recent graduate from a business college at Fergus
Falls, has accepted a position in A.H. Segerstrom's clothing store, where he
will be pleased to meet his many friends and acquaintances.
Miss Lillian Webb is teaching the Obermann school south of town.
Miss Amy Darling opened school in the Holland district last
Mrs. Wagner of New Richland Minn., is the guest of her sister
Mrs. Dr. Dolan.
Mrs. W.H. Buchan and children left the first of the week for
Washington for health improvement.
Clifford Feathers of Lismore has been the guest of his grand
parents Mr. and Mrs. R. Prideaux the past week.
Mrs. A.G. Lindgren and sister Miss Maude Graves of Adrian came
over Friday to call on friends and attend the fair.
Mrs. Kunzman returned Saturday from Sandwich, Ill., where she
has been visiting her daughters for the past six weeks.
Miss Gertrude Oliver, of Minneapolis is visiting her brother W.E.
Oliver and family and is rapidly regaining her health.
O.W. Johnson who has been spending his vacation at his farm
south of town returned to Chicago Monday night to pack his trunks for business.
Mrs. Olive Hastings and daughters, and Mrs. Thos. Wood of
Sparland, Ill., arrived Wednesday and are the guests of William Hastings and
County Attorney Crandall on Tuesday moved into the E.C. Wilson
residence, and Mr. Wilson moved into the residence vacated by Mr. Crandall.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Benjamin and daughter of Chicago visited last
week with Mrs. Benjamin's brother Chas. Kinsman and family south of town. They
were enroute from Denver Colorado.
Friday, September 29, 1905
Mr. and Mrs. Holmes of Graham Lake township were in town Monday.
Mrs. Harthun of Brewster was in the city Monday on a shopping
E. Peters went to St. Paul Friday night to visit his mother a
Mrs. F.M. Hickman left Thursday for a visit with her mother at
Mrs. Fox went to Sibley Friday for a visit with relatives and
Mrs. Lanhpere came up Friday for Estherville for a visit with
John Salstrom and wife of Bigelow were the guests of Mrs.
Frank Logan and Chas Loveless went to Rushmore Sunday for a
visit with friends.
Mrs. Burgess Jones of Kinbrae was in Worthington last Saturday
on a shopping trip.
Miss Hurlbert of Luverne came over Friday for a few days visit
with Miss Ina Saine.
Miss Nellie Thompson was called to Windom Thursday on account of
the illness of her father.
Mrs. Geo. Lear returned from Sioux Falls Friday where she had
spent some time visiting friends.
Edith Saleen, Rosa McCord, Orie Obermann, and Roy Borst took in
the dance at Bigelow Saturday night.
Mrs. Sellars returned Sunday from the hospital at Rochester
where she had submitted to a surgical operation.
Chas. Shafer was in from Hersey last Saturday on a trading trip.
He reports threshing pretty well advanced in his neighborhood, but there is
still considerable of it to be done.
Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Thom of Rushmore were in Worthington Saturday
last on a shopping trip. Mr. Thom made the Advance office a pleasant call and
had his name placed on our subscription list. Mr. Thom held the sheriff's office
here four years a few years back, and at that time knew most every one here, but
he finds the town has changed greatly since that time.
Wm. Malcolm was in from Bigelow Monday.
Thos Hart of Wilmont was in the city Tuesday.
Kelley and Co., are paying 21 cents for butter fat.
Herbert Stokes is building a house on his farm in Loraine
Sheriff Black of Luverne was here Tuesday on official business.
John Klontz of St. Killian had business at the county capital
Miss Sophia Ellingson went over to Mitchell Thursday morning to
take it [in?] the corn palace.
J.H. Wickman was on the sick list a few days the first of the
week being a victim of the grip.
Miss Ellen Ellingson left for Sioux Falls Wednesday of last week
where she will visit friends.
Grant Barnes, of St. James, was here the first of the week on a
visit to his uncle, Nathan Barnes.
The second installment of taxes falls due Oct. 1st. County
treasurer Smith informs the Advance many have already paid up.
D. Maloney and wife of Grand Junction Iowa were here this week.
Mr. Maloney was looking after farm interests near the city.
The Misses Alma and Freda Fagerman of Sioux City were in the
city few hours Wednesday night on their way to Mitchell to the corn
John W. Barnes, of Grand Mound, Ill., is here on a visit to his
brother Nathan Barnes, and family. The brothers had not seen one another for
fifteen years and are enjoying their visit very much.
The Rev. W.H. Knowlton, archdeacon for southwestern Minnesota,
will hold service and preach at St. John's Episcopal church in this city on
Sunday, Oct. 1st, at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is cordially invited.
Hon Dan'l Shell returned last Sunday from his western trip
during which he visited the Portland fair as well as the principal cities on the
north Pacific coast. He also made a trip to Skaguay, Alaska. Returning he went
to Duluth, where he spent a couple of weeks on account of hay fever.
Mrs. A.J. Kirk returned yesterday from a visit with relatives at
C.A. Bird and R.J. Creswell of Ellsworth had business at the
county capital Tuesday.
Misses Lottie and Mable Kunzman left Thursday morning to take in
the corn palace at Mitchell.
A. Obermann the liveryman made a trip to Wilmont last Monday to
ship a couple of carloads of stock.
Conductor Crosby of the Rock Island is on the sick list this
week. Mr. Wilson of Estherville is taking his place.
C.L. Rowley's big stock sale two miles west of Reading Oct. 9.
Don't miss it. See bills at Citizens National Bank.
Mrs. J.D. Matteson and son Ward returned home last Friday from
New York state, where they spent the summer.
Mr. A. Bishop of Plattsville, Wis., is here on a visit at the
homes of Harry Hobson, Dr. Dodge and J.M. Dodge. Mrs. Bishop is an aunt of Mrs.
Hobson and Dr. Dodge.
Rev. LeRoi Tibbitts and wife of Gilmore City, Ia., were guests
at the home of Harry Lewis last Friday and Saturday. Rev. Tibbitts was on his
way to Sheldon to attend the conference of the M.E. church for the Western Iowa
Work on the reconstruction of the Congregational church has been
begun. The remains of the old building, which was partially destroyed by fire
some months ago, is being cleared away, and a handsome new structure will take
Rev. C.H. McIntosh closed his work as pastor of the
Congregational church last Sunday, his resignation was accepted at the close of
the morning service with continuation of salary for three months. Largely for
reason of health Mr. McIntosh makes this change. His future plans are unsettled
other than that he will go to Wisconsin next week to be gone some time.
Miss Mary Robinson was on the sick list a few days last week.
Harry Whitchurch of St. Paul was the guest of friends here
B.F. Young of the town of Elk was in the city on business last
Miss Margaret Bassett of Rushmore was the guest of friends a few
John Hill came up from Sioux City last week Wednesday for a
visit with his father and brother.
Wm. Malcolm of Bigelow, the well known breeder of Duroc Jersey
Swine, had a piece of unlooked for hard luck at Sioux City, where he took a car
load of his hogs to enter at the live stock show held a couple of weeks ago.
Owing to a delay of 6 hours in the railroad yards he was unable to get his stock
entered in time to compete for the prizes, most of the awards in that class
having been made before his stock reached the grounds. As it was he took one
second prize, and sold a number of animals. At the Hamline state fair he took
fourteen first premiums, seven second and two third, besides sweepstake for his
breed. He also sold a large number of animals at this fair.
Issued during September by Clerk of Court Humiston.
Geo. W. Huber to Lena Spitz of Lismore.
Ernest Norenberg to Minnie Musk of Iowa.
J.W. Pettis to Pearl A. Christenson, Nobles county.
Henry Studebaker, Kansas, to Ires B. Eshelman of Elk.
At the home of the bride's mother Mrs. Biltgen of this city, on
Sunday, Sept. 24th, Miss Marie A. Steffenss and Mr. Jas. E. Marple, both of
Minneapolis, were joined in bonds of holy wedlock, Rev. Edwin W. Lanham
The ceremony was performed in the presence of a number of
relatives and friends and followed by a banquet. The following from our town
were present at the festivities: Mr. and Mrs. john Salstrom of Bigelow; Louis
Salstrom of Wilmont; Mrs. Jay Long and sons Stacy and Jay, Minneapolis, Miss
Marrion Long of Windom.
Albert Idso of Brewster was in the city Monday on business.
H.S. Connelly, the cement man of Sioux Falls s in town this week
looking after his work here.
John Darby went over to Parkston, S.D. the first of the week to
visit his daughter Mrs. Herman Meiser.
Mrs. C.D. Dolan on Wednesday afternoon entertained a few friends
at tea given in honor of her sister, Mrs. Wagner, who is visiting her.
The following Worthington people went to Luverne Wednesday to
hear Gov. LaFollette's lectuer on "Representative government." G.W. Patterson,
J.A. Town, Prof. Edwards, C.T. Tupper, F.L. Humiston, Gus Swanberg, E.K. Smith,
A.R. Albertus, L.W. Abbott, Dr. Gould, R.L. Morland, E. Tripp, S.S. Smith, J.
Flynn, S.M. Stewart, W.I. Carpenter, N. Weinandt, J.M. Messer, F.C.
Stitser and wife.
John Adams had his hand quite badly burned Sunday night while at
the ditch camp northwest of town, by a lamp exploding. The lamp was carried out
of doors and as Mr. Adams was about to attempt to extinguish it the explosion
occurred throwing oil over him and setting his clothing on fire. The fire was
soon put out with little damage except the disabling of the right hand.
The Ladies Home and Foreign Missionary society, held a popular
meeting in the parlor of the church, Wednesday evening and rendered a most
interesting program. The following well prepared and interesting papers were
read. The Religion of Japan, by Mrs. F.M. Manson. Christianity's opportunity in
Japan, by Mrs. E.V. Voak. China, by Mrs. Wm. Jones. After the program the ladies
served refreshments and a social time was enjoyed by all.
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES
(From the Democrat.)
Bans for the marriage of Miss Mary Eppers, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Geo. Eppers, of Adrian, and Mr. Arthur Dautremont, of Lewistown, Montana,
were announced in the Catholic church last Sunday.
Rev. Hanson's buggy was badly damaged in a runaway at the
Kanaranzi Nursery last Saturday. L.W. Johnson, of Leota, and Sievert Ostrom had
driven in the Nursery with Mr. Mohl's team and the preacher's buggy. They left
the horses without taking the precaution to tie them and stepped away from the
rig a short distance to examine some fruit. Something frightened the equines,
and they started off through the grounds distributing pieces of the buggy over
the land scape.
Mrs. John Weidert was taken to the hospital at Rochester,
yesterday to be operated upon for appendicitis. Mr. Weidert accompanied her.
(From the Enterprise.)
Geo. Innes is in Canada again this week showing land. He was
accompanied by J.F. Ryan, living northwest of town, and Harry Rider, of
Magnolia. On his trip last week Mr. Innes sold A.N. Peterson a quarter section
of Canada land.
Henry Ivers is doing considerable improving on his farm this
year. He has had the house painted and the cellar tiled, a new well dug and a
wind mill put up and now he is building a new barn, the dimension of which is
36x60 with 18 foot posts.
Mrs. E.S. Peterson returned last Saturday from Boone, Iowa,
where she has been for a couple of months working in a telegraph office. Monday
morning she commenced teaching school in Little Rock township in the same
district where she taught last year.
The Lutheran Free church in Ransom township will be dedicated on
Sunday, Oct. 15. The dedication services will commence at 10:30 a.m., conducted
by Rev. Harbo, of Minneapolis, assisted by Revs. Vang, of Hills, Norberg, of
Luverne, and Pederson, of Chippewa Falls, Wis., and the local pastor, Rev. J.H.
Hanson. An English service will be held in the afternoon at 3;00 o'clock, and
the closing services in the evening. They extend a cordial invitation to all to
attend the services.
Geo. Jay, of Ransom township, is the champion gardener in Nobles
county. At the county fair last week he took first premium for the largest and
best display of vegetables, he also secured twenty first premiums on vegetables
and six seconds, and in addition got first premium for dairy butter, making in
all twenty eight premiums that he won.
(From the Initiator.)
Mike McCloskey was unfortunate enough to lose two good cows by
lightning Sunday night. They were near a wire fence and it is thought the
lightning first struck the fence. Mr. McCloskey had been offered $30 for one of
the cows the day before which he refused to accept.
Roy Lewis left Monday for Minneapolis to resume his studies at
the State University. This will be his last year in his law course and he
expects to graduate from there next June.
John Henning, who has been sick for sometime, the result of
hemorrhage of the lungs, died Monday morning. The funeral services were held in
the church at St. Kilian Wednesday morning, Rev. Father Holper officiating, and
the remains were laid to rest in St. Kilian cemetery. He leaves a wife and
children to mourn his loss.
(From the Signal)
Mrs. Brinkhaus was a passenger for Sibley, Saturday afternoon
where she will visit with her sister. She will visit with other relatives at
Rock Rapids and Doon, Iowa, before she returns to her home.
Grandpa Norman came down from Worthington Saturday and spent a
few hours in the village.
Miss Ethel Black, of Rushmore, came over Thursday evening and
visited with her many friends in the village and vicinity for a few days this
week. Miss Black will again have charge of the Center school in Ransom township
for the coming year but we did not learn just when she would take up her school
Several days ago the fifteen year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
McNeil had the misfortune to run the blade of his penknife in his limb near the
knee. Nothing was thought would result from the wound as it healed all right but
the knee was left so that it could not be bent. The parents have consulted
several doctors and at present the young man is receiving treatment and will be
compelled to remain idle for some time.
Ole Marston, a brakeman on No. 30 of the Omaha railroad with
headquarters at St. James, met with a painful accident while in the yards at
this place Friday night. No. 30 was switching and Ole was doing some coupling
and when he stepped between the cars which he took to be standing still, to
arrange coupler the train came together catching his left hand between the
bumpers bruising all the fingers of his left hand and smashing the third finger
From the News.
Thomas Burke purchased forty head of steers from A. Schroeder,
of Rushmore, Tuesday and will feed them for the markets. Theo Bofenkamp at the
same time purchased seventeen head, which he will fatten for his trade.
(From the Tribune.)
A meeting was held Monday evening at Stewart and Voak's office,
at which time an organization was effected to be known as the Brewster Business
Men's Association. This club includes every business man in town, and was formed
for the purpose of promoting the monthly market days. Robt. Erickson, F.D. Wells
and F.R. Geyerman were elected as directors, and these gentlemen will choose a
president, secretary and treasurer from among themselves.
S.M. Stewart, C. Synkerson and Dr. Geyerman were up from the
county seat the first of the week.
Mrs. Leon Morris and children are at home once more, having
reached Brewster on Tuesday after an absence of about three months. Mrs. Morris
left here in June, accompanied by her sister, Miss Gertie Stuart, for the home
of their parents near Rockford Washington, and the summer was spent at that
place and at the exposition at Portland.
Microfilm, Worthington Advance; Minnesota Historical
Society, St. Paul, MN; obtained March, 2008.