The firm of Fagerstrom and Clark, shoemen, has been
dissolved, and Mr. Fagerstrom retires. The business will be
continued as before by Mr. Clark, who has had the management
of the store the past two years. Mr. Clark is one of our
most enterprising young merchants, and enjoys a profitable
and growing trade.
Chas. Martin draws 5 years. Evans 2 years and 3 Months.
Judge P.E. Brown came over from Luverne last Monday to
sentence the two burglars who looted a saloon at Ellsworth.
Chas. Martin, who is an old offender was given the limit, 5
years. His partner Ed Evans, was given 2 years and 3 months.
Martin has demonstrated that he is a dangerous man, and the
judge told him it was not safe to let him be at large.
Real Estate Notes.
Nobles county farm lands are beginning to move. During last
week H.S. Hobson has sold nearly 4000 acres, all to Iowa
parties. The following are the tracts and the buyers.
J.F. Skroble, ne1/4, sec. 7-103-41.
W. Beneck, se1/4, 7-103-41.
E. Struting, nw1/4, 23-102-41.
To Iowa party 400a in Loraine.
J.H. Blume, the genial proprietor of the Worthington steam
laundry, surprised his many friends on Wednesday evening by
stealing quietly out of town and getting married. The happy
event took place at the pleasant farm residence of the
brides' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thueson of Bigelow, the bride
being their daughter Minnie. The ceremony was performed by
the Rev. G.A. Cahoon of this city, and was witnessed by a
large company of relatives of the contracting parties, and
was followed by a wedding supper and social festivities.
The groom is one of the well known and successful young
business men of this city, and has been a resident of the
county for many years. The bride is a popular young lady of
Bigelow township, highly esteemed by all who know her for
her many womanly qualities.
Mr. and Mrs. Blume have gone to housekeeping in a house on
8th avenue owned by the groom. The Advance joins their many
friends in extending congratulations.
The Rev. Mr. Ten Broeck, the new rector of St. John's
Episcopal church will preach his first sermon here next
Sunday evening at 8 o'clock.
Rev. Ten Broeck graduated last June from Seabury Hall,
Faribault at the head of his class. He is the son of a
clergyman and a bright young man of fine attainments.
Drowned In a Well at Adrian.
Last Saturday a 4 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Larson
was drowned by falling into a well. He had been playing
around the yard and when he was missed search soon lead to
the well, where a displaced board aroused the gravest fears,
and in a few minutes the lifeless body of the child was
fished out of the cold water. The parents have the sympathy
of the people of the whole county in their sad bereavement.
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES
Geo. Hart visited his old home at Graham Lake last Sunday.
Mrs. Linen is spending a few weeks with her daughter at
Miss Marie Anstrom, departed last Sunday for St. Paul, to
resume her duties with Field, Schlick and Co.
Miss Nellie Johnson, one of our popular school mams returned
last Friday from Mankato where she has attended Normal
Gus Rudquist, has accepted a position with the Olund
Threshing Co., for the season.
Misses Violet Saxon, and Alma Larson, returned last Saturday
from Mankato where they have attended school.
After an absence of two weeks Rev. Oberg returned last week
from his western trip, where he purchased two teams of fine
Miss Mary Anstrom returned to her home at St. Paul last
Clarence Langseth has his large fine dwelling house soon
ready for occupation. What then.
The Misses Mary Sunman and Mamie Saxon of Worthington
attended a birthday party of Mrs. John A. Saxon last Tuesday
The Misses Alma Larson and Violet Saxon returned last
Saturday from Mankato where they have been taking a course
at the teachers training school.
Emery Hactor, Alvin Anderson, Arthur Johnson, Arthur Larson
and Ensel Thomson took in the excursion at Spirit Lake last
Sunday. A fine time is reported by all.
Miss Nellie Johnson, of Nobles County's most popular school
mams, returned home from Mankato last Friday where she has
been attending the teachers training school.
J.E. Peterson has a field of oats that will yield 75 to 90
bushels per acre.
Mail Carrier Rippberger will take in the National
Encampment, held in Minneapolis, Aug. 13, 14, 15.
Henry Pfeil was the first in the field stacking barley,
commencing on Monday of this week.
Herm Doeden has certainly a fine field of corn that beats
anything on the line.
Arrested for Assault.
Frank Timmons and Chas. Blumeneau of Adrian were arrested
west of Magnolia on July 30th by Marshall Mitchell of Adrian
charged with assault in the second degree made upon
Ferdinand Keisling, at his home three miles west of Adrian.
It occurred between 5 and 6 o'clock on the morning of their
arrest. Keisling was wounded in the head, the scalp being
badly cut. He was taken to the hospital at Rochester the
same day for treatment.
Bimueneua [Blumeneau?] is section foreman at Adrian, Timmons
is a carpenter and also lives at Adrian. No particulars as
to the cause of the assault can be obtained. The hearing of
Timmons and Blumeneau has been set for Saturday.
List of those who will tent with us during Chautauqua:
Robt. Jones and family, Ole Johnson and family, L.D.
Fanchier and family, Reading; Mrs. Voloth, Ireton, Iowa;
Thomas W. Barbour and family, Thos. Barbour for friends,
Slayton; Mrs. Ora Rice, Fulda; C.R.J. Kellam and family,
Heron Lake; G.E. Briggs and family, Mrs. H.P. Lewis and
family, Wilmont; F.W. Stanton and family, Ellsworth; Miss
Carrie Hawed, Luverne; Hilda Hammer, Mountain Lake; Mrs.
Roddis, Pipestone; Mr. Bedford and family, Dr. F.A. Carroll
and family, Rushmore; L.C. Churchill and family, Windom;
Mrs. G.W. Wilson, Mrs. Ira Fox, Mrs. H.J. Ludlow, James
Ramage and family, James McKay and family, Miss DeBoer, W.M.
Evans and family, Harvey Beckley and family, Rev. Cahoon and
family, Thos. Dovery and family, Gus. Swanberg and family,
L.H. Beckley A.T. Latta and family, J.M. Addington and
family, Loren Clark, Rev. Darnell and family, Mrs. John
Peterson and family, T.A. Palmer and family, Rena Dow, C.T.
Tupper and family, Worthington.
Co. F Returns From Camp.
Co. F., 3d Regt., returned on Wednesday evening from Camp
Lakeview, after having spent ten days playing soldiers. The
boys made a creditable showing for a new Company and all
enjoyed their outing very much. The company has three
sharpshooters and eight marksmen to it scredit as a result
of the work on rifle range also two expert riflemen, which
is the highest rank in marksmanship. Out of the three men in
the 3d regiment who qualified for this position Co. F has
two, viz Sergts. Smith and Dodge. Lieut. Smith remained
behind to take part in the regimental shoot, when the best
shot in the regiment qualify for the team to go to the
national shoot at Seagirth, N.J.
City Clerk C.L. Mann visited Spirit Lake last Sunday.
W.C. Wyatt of Bigelow was in the city on business Tuesday.
A.M. Schroeder of Lakefield was in the city on business
Prof. Edwards came from Mankato to spend Sunday with his
Mrs. Mary Miller of Sioux City is visiting at the home of
Nels Anderson has the frame of his new dwelling on 9th
street up and enclosed.
The bath house association has bought six new boats for the
benefit of the Chautauqua crowd.
Mrs. O.H. Wheeler of St. Paul is visiting at the home of J.S.
Kies. Mrs. Wheeler is a sister of Mr. Kies.
The Carnegie Public Library will be closed each evening
during Chautauqua session. C.M. Crandall, President.
Engineer Ellison, of the steam dredger crew, had a foot
badly crushed last Friday while moving the engine.
Merle Hurlburt, a member of Glasgows bridge crew, had a foot
badly cut last Thursday, by the slipping of an axe.
On Monday last Mrs. Chas. Kuhl of Rushmore had a fall in
which she fractured several of the small bones in one of her
Postmaster Coughran is home from Sioux Falls, where he has
spent a month taking treatment for rheumatism. He is much
improved in health.
Leslie Holbrook is carrying his arm in a sling as the result
of an attack of blood poisoning. A little sore to which no
attention was paid, is the cause.
H.S. Hobson left yesterday on a trip to Minneapolis and
Winnipeg. He was accompanied by Mrs. Hobson and daughter
Vivian, who will visit in Minneapolis.
Miss E. Wolven of Fort Dodge, Iowa and Misses Bessie and
Olive Ferris of Harvard, Illinois, are guests at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Wolven for a few days.
W.R. Mansel of Adrian was a Worthington visitor last Sunday.
"Teddy" Ostrom of Adrian is the new night clerk at the
Mrs. C.H. Curtis of Rochester is a guest at the residence of
County Auditor, E.C. Pannell.
Miss Kitty Sullivan of Adrian was a guest of Miss Georgia
Lear at the Worthington over Sunday.
Miss Mary Anstrom who has been visiting her mother, Mrs.
Helen Anstrom of Indian Lake, returned to St. Paul Sunday.
Banker Edwin Brickson of Adrian came over last Saturday
night, and on Sunday joined the excursion for Spirit Lake.
Miss Anna Hedberg of Mankato visited at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. W. Clark a couple of days the first of the week. She
left for Adrian on Wednesday.
H.S. Hobson last week concluded negotiations for the sale of
a quarter section of land in Dewald township to Ernest
Sterling. The land was owned by a Sioux Falls party.
Mr. and Mrs. C.T. Tupper are entertaining the following
guests who will remain over the Chautauqua season: Miss Emma
Partch, Miss Florence Horton, and Miss Gladys Norton of Rock
Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Wolven gave a reception Wednesday evening
in honor of their guests, Mrs. E. Wolven, and Misses Bessie
and Olive Ferris. There were about thirty present. The
evening was pleasantly spent in social intercourse.
Refreshments were served.
A little 1 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tedman, who
live near Round Lake, met with a painful accident last
Saturday. While playing in the kitchen she plled the plug
out of the washing machine, the hot water rushed out and
scalded her badly about the neck, face and shoulders.
Medical aid wa summoned and she was made as comfortable as
possible, and at last report she was resting easy.
Blacksmith Fosberg of Bigelow was a Worthington visitor last
Mrs. Engwald returned last Saturday to her home in Sheldahl,
Iowa after a visit of a week in Bigelow township.
Sergt. and Mrs. I.P. Fox returned last Saturday from Lake
City, where the sergeant had spent a week in camp with Co.
Mrs. Peter Cedargreen and daughter Vera, who had been
visiting relatives in Bigelow township, left on Tuesday for
their home at Boone, Iowa.
Misses Nelli Johnson, Violet Saxon, and Alma Larson returned
last Saturday from Mankato, where they had been attending
summer school for teachers.
John R. Scott, of Bigelow was a welcome caller at this
office Saturday last. He informed us that he would leave the
early part of this week for Culbertson, Montana where he
expects to make his future home. The Advance will keep him
posted on Nobles county affairs.
Herman Radtke formerly night operator at the Omaha depot,
now located at Leefer, Mo., was here Sunday renewing
acquaintances. He went from here to St. James.
The marriage of Miss Katie Poppen to Mr. Arthur E. Smith was
celebrated on Wednesday afternoon at the home of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. Poppen of Summit Lake township. The
ceremony was performed by Rev. J.E. Evans of Worthington in
the presence of a company of relatives and friends. The
usual festivities followed. The happy pair will spend a
little time on a trip to South Dakota, after which they will
return to Wilmont which will be their future home.
A.M. Giesler, of Sibley, was in the city Tuesday on
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES
Arvid Ledine, of Canada, arrived last Thursday to spend a
few weeks under the parental roof. Mr. Ledine went to Canada
three years ago, and took a homestead and has just proved up
McCoy and Toll of Estherville, Iowa, has just completed a
three hundred rod ditch for the Nystrom's.
Mrs. Svante Kall spent a few days last week visiting her
sister Mrs. J. Schechter Jr.
Mrs. J.J. Filburn is home again from an extended visit with
her daughter, near Hancock, Stevens Co., this state.
Fred Dohlheim visited Elk last Sunday.
J. Schechter Jr. was called to S. Dak., to conduct a funeral
service Tuesday last.
Mrs. Jordan, of Redlands, California, has been spending some
two weeks here and as is her custom whenever she visits this
part of the country, she makes us a pleasant call. She is
enjoying very good health; it is evident that the climate of
California agrees with her. She leaves this week on her
(From the Graphic)
A farewell reception was given in honor of the J.J. Crowley
family, Tuesday night on C. Schmidt's lawn, under the
auspices of the Glee Club. Ice cream and cake were served
and a very pleasant time was the result.
L.R. Long underwent a surgical operation Tuesday, at his
home about a mile north of town.
E.L. Nance, of Worthington, was transacted business in Round
Chas. Nienaber was up in the vicinity of Westbrook,
Cottonwood county, the latter part of last week to look at a
piece of land for which, we are informed, he traded his
stock of general merchandise to parties from Iowa.
(From the Tribune)
Rev. H.J. Mueller and family are home from their visit in
St. Paul. Their son Ernest and his bride arrived on Monday,
and will visit here for several weeks, after which they will
leave for California, where Ernest has been principal of a
public school for the past five years.
A. Oberman shipped a car of hogs to Sioux City lst Saturday.
Mrs. Salstrom and son ob Bigelow, are guests at the Biltgen
A.E. Hart made a business trip to South Dakota last week,
Miss Eva Salstrom of Rockford, Ill., is a guest of Mr. and
Mrs. J.P. Biltgen.
Mrs. Richard Withrow, of Estherville, Ia., is a guest at the
residence of Dr. Dolan.
Mrs. J.E. Sims of Sheldon attended the Chautauqua a few days
the first of the week.
Miss Mary Kirk left Monday afternoon for a few days visit
with her brother in Chicago, Ill.
Dr. C.R.J. Kellum and wife of Heron Lake are among the
campers at the Chautauqua grounds.
Mart Twichell of Heron Lake is here visiting his son Henry,
and old friends and acquaintances.
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Gutterson of Lake Crystal, spent
several days here this week attending the Chautauqua.
Misses Claudia Bede, Nellie Sauter and Gilbertson, of
Edgerton, are guests at the home of County Supt. Abbott.
H.A. Stryker of Tyler, Minn., an expert collector, has been
working in different parts of Nobles county the past week.
W.C. Renshaw of Rushmore was in the city yesterday
transacted business, and favored this office with a pleasant
R.L. Morland, president of the State Board of Pharmacy, is
in Minneapolis this week attending a meeting of the board.
Miss Eugenie Parmenter and brother Donald, of Scotland,
S.D., are guests at the home of their uncle, C.L. Maxwell.
Mrs. Walter Clement and son of Minneapolis, is here on a
visit at the home of her parents, Senator and Mrs. Daniel
S.M. Stewart and F.L. Humiston last week bought three
quarters of a section of land which was a part of the
Miss Stella Lewis a former teacher in our schools, came down
from Cottonwood last Saturday for a short visit with
Wanted - To do plain sewing at my home, ladies please write
or call on Mrs. Nellie L. Well, R.F.D. No. 3 Worthington
John Wassem of Leota passed through town Thursday on his way
home from Iowa where he had been called to attend the
funeral of a relative.
The following Lismore young people came down to attend the
Chautauqua: Misses Eva McCann May King, Anna King, Rosa
McCann and E. Knipps.
The Advance is in receipt of the announcement of the birth
of a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Lovrien of the Ellsworth News.
The happy event occurred on Aug. 7th.
W.E. Bloom visited Brewster Monday on business.
Theo Bahls and son came up from Round Lake Wednesday.
E.G. Gillis of Rushmore is here attending the Chautauqua.
Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Rockwell visited in Luverne yesterday.
Chas. Harthun, the Brewster livery man, was in the city
I.F. Kelly is spending the week in Iowa buying a carload of
Mrs. Grace Ager and three children of St. Peter, are
visiting relatives here.
H.J. Rupert and family of Bigelow are guests at the home of
Miss Christe Campbell of Lake Wilson is a guest at the home
of W.W. Loveless.
Mrs. H. Littlechild and Mrs. W.L. Taylor of Sibley are
attending the Chautauqua here.
Miss Minnie Ruesink of Minneapolis was a guest at the home
of Dr. Gholz last week.
S.B. Bedford and family of Rushmore are among the campers on
the Chautauqua grounds.
Mrs. F.M. Hickman and Mrs. I.P. Fox were called to Sibley on
Monday to attend the funeral of an aunt.
Misses Rose and Mary Alberts, of Mankato, are visiting their
sister Mrs. H.F. Rockwell, this week.
G. Bachman of Fulda, has been assisting in Mr. Morland's
drug store this week during the absence of the proprietor.
Dr. and Mrs. Chalfant, of Streator, Ill., are here on a
visit. The doctor is also looking after extensive landed
Mrs. S.J. Madison, of Fulda, is spending the week here
visiting her son. Mayor W.E. Madison, and taking in the
Mrs. N.J. Hudson and children, of California, and Rev. and
Mrs. Roi Tibbitts of Mabel, Minn., are guests at the home of
Miss Bertha Renner of Comfrey, Minn., is here on a visit to
her brother, A.M. Renner local manager for the Western
Rev. Erickson, a former pastor of the Swedish Lutheran
church of Worthington, now located at Home City, Douglass
county, is here on a visit at the home of his daughter, Mrs.
Wm. Olson, and other relatives.
E.F. Clower, of Bigelow, came up on Monday to hear Mrs.
Maude Ballington Booth's lecture. Mr. Clower has been
considering coming out for clerk of court, but had not yet
made up his mind. He felt inclined to let it go for the
O.W. Tupper and Jas. Mott returned last week from their
sojourn of two months in Colorado. The trip was made partly
for pleasure and partly for work. They spent some time on a
ranch near Colorado Springs, and got pretty well inured to
rough western life, and enjoyed the experience very much.
They tok in the sights around Denver, Colorado Springs and
Cripple Creek, and were delighted with the scenery.
Geo. Eppers of Adrian was a county seat visitor Tuesday.
Miss Louise Iles, of Sioux Falls, is a guest of Miss Mae
Tupper this week.
M.I. LaShell, of Aurelia, Ia., spent several days here this
week on business.
Mrs. C.A. Wagner of New Richland is a guest of Mrs. J.H.
Dieckhoff this week.
Mrs. P. Norberg and children of Sioux Falls, are guests at
the home of Gus Swanberg.
Prof. J.P. Hoffman, of Round Lake, was here Wednesday
attending the Chautauqua.
E. Swanson and H.L. Kimmel, of Reading, were guests at the
Western on Tuesday.
Miss Ida Wagner of New Richland is visiting at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. O.W. Dieckhoff.
Born - On Wednesday, Aug. 8th, 1906, to Mr. and Mrs. H.S.
Studebaker of Elk, a daughter.
Rev. F.G. Wilcox of Zumbrota, has spent the week here
visiting his old class mate, Rev. J.E. Evans.
Misses Partch and Norton, who had been visiting at the home
of C.T. Tupper, returned to their homes at Rock Rapids
Miss Coila Free is home from Kingsley, Ia., on a visit and
attended the Chautauqua. Miss Free has been operating a
photograph gallery at Kinsley the past year, and is meeting
with gratifying success.
The Brewster Tribune recently celebrated its 8th
anniversary. Bor. Randolph is giving the people of his
village a good paper and the business men seem to appreciate
his efforts by giving him generous support.
Bro. Lovrien last week finished his first year as editor of
the Ellsworth News and in honor of the event the News was
printed on pink paper. Bro. Lovrien has made many
improvements in the paper during his administration.
U.S. Frye, of Van Horne, Ia., spent a number of days here
this week looking after property interests. He owns a fine
320 acre farm in Hersey township and was looking after
harvesting of the crop. The Advance acknowledges a pleasant
call from Mr. Frye.
The Advance is in receipt of the announcement of the
marriage of Mr. A.P. Rose to Miss Theo. A. Russell at
Spokane, Washington on July 31st. Mr. Rose was at one time
foreman of the Advance office and has many friends here who
will congratulate him on his new venture.
W. Thompson has opened a restaurant in the Klassy building
formerly occupied by the Ideal.
Mrs. W.J. Parry, of Lemars, Ia., is here on a visit at the
home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Prideaux.
Vernon Hayden came here from Graceville, Minn. last Friday
and has taken his old place in Morland's drug store.
Miss Alma Werner of Wolcott, Ia., is visiting at the home of
her uncle, H.D. Moeller, and taking in the Chautauqua.
Jas. Montgomery president of the First National Bank of
Wilmont passed through the city on his way home from
R.J. Jones and family, L.A. Fancher and family and O.F.
Johnson and family of Reading, are camping at the Chautauqua
C.N. Peterson, formerly cashier of the First National Bank
of Rushmore, now operating a bank at Colton, S.D., was in
the city Tuesday on business. He is making preparations to
sell his interests at Rushmore, and move his family to
Wedded Chautauqua Week
Mr. Avin Langley of Rolette, North Dakota, and Miss Eva
Darling were united in marriage at the home of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Darling, in this city at six
o'clock Tuesday evening. The ceremony was performed by Rev.
G.A. Cahoon. Miss Sadie Darling sister of the bride was
bride's maid, and Mr. Hillard best man to the groom. Mrs.
Cahoon played the wedding march. A bountiful wedding supper
followed the ceremony. Mr. Langley was formerly employed in
J.M. Addington's barber shop and is an agreeable and capable
young man. The bride is a graduate of our public schools and
one of the successful teachers of the county.
They will make their home at Rolette, N. Dak., for which
place they departed Wednesday morning. They will no doubt
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Wilmont Initiator: Mr. and Mrs. G.E. Briggs, daughter,
Myrtle, and little son, and Mr. H.P. Lewis and daughter
Mildred, departed for Worthington on Tuesday and are
spending the week in camping at the Chautauqua grounds and
taking in the many pleasing events of the week there. Roy
Lewis accompanied them returning home Wednesday.
H.B. Sontag of Heron Lake, came down Tuesday to hear
Adrian Democrat: George Eppers went to Worthington Wednesday
wo see what the Chautauqua looked like. There were no seats
at the ground and he kicked in standing up. The management
procured him a chair, and then he wasn't satisfied with the
performance, which consisted of an exhibition by educated
birds. It takes a pretty wise bird to interest an Adrian
Adrian Democrat: Mr. and Mrs. Mark Graves and son James left
Monday for Seattle, Wash. On their way out they will stop
for a few days at Yellowstone Park and also spend some time
in Spokane. They expect to spend the fall and winter on the
Pacific Coast and may make arrangements to make their
permanent residence at Seattle. Mr. Graves has been one of
the successful business men of Nobles county, and, having
acquired a competency, he feels that he can afford to be a
little less strenuous than he has been for the past twenty
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES
On Tuesday evening occurred the death of the seven weeks
child of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Thom, living on the home farm
north of Rushmore. The little one was sick but a short time
and death was the more sad. The funeral was held at the home
on Thursday at 10 o'clock and the remains interred in the
Rushmore Cemetery. The bereaved parents have the sympathy of
a large circle of relatives and friends.
The people of Rushmore were greatly surprised on Wednesday
to hear of the sudden death of Louie the 15 year old son of
Mr. and Mrs. Hans Smith of Rushmore. So sudden was the death
as the sickness was but of few hours. On Saturday the boy
had been working in the harvest field and on Sunday and
Monday complained of lameness. On Tuesday rheumatism set in
of the inflamatory type and soon the pain went upward in his
body and he was compelled to go to bed from which he never
arose, passing away at 4 o'clock Wednesday, having been
delirious for several hours.
The disease had taken hold of his heart and the end came.
The remains were interred in the Lutheran cemetery, south of
Rushmore, on Thursday. Louie was a good boy friend to
everyone, an excellent ball player with the boys at school,
holding the position of catcher in the school nine. He was
conscientious and a good worker. The many friends will
sympathize with the family in this their great loss, having
lost member of the household in the beginning of life.
Married, Wednesday evening, Aug. 15, on the beautiful farm
lawn of the bride's parents, Miss Helen Barron daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. alter Barron, to Rev. Joseph Rankin, of Evelyth,
Minn. These two young people are in the first ranks as ideal
young neighbors, friends and associates. The bride is the
eldest daughter in the family having been brought up on the
home farm which she is about to leave. Her character as a
woman is unsurpassed having all the qualities of a perfect
lady. The groom is known to most of the people of the
vicinity having spent part of each summer here for a number
of years. He has proven himself an excellent young man and
worthy of the one whom he takes for a life partner. The
ceremony was performed in the open by Rev. Gibb of Rushmore
in the presence of a large number of invited guests. The
young couple left on the night train for St. Paul after
which they will be t home at Evelyth, Minn. where Mr. Rankin
has a charge. The well wishes of scores of friends go with
them and wish them the best there is thru life.
Mrs. John Mackay, sister of Mrs. John Kofford returned to
her home in St. Paul last Monday.
H.S. Studebaker had the misfortune to lose a horse last
Mr. and Mrs. Sundberg and daughter of Dewald, Mr. and Mrs.
Kall, Mr. and Mrs. Johnson of Worthington, were guests at J.
Schechters Sunday afternoon.
A new man at the wheel, D.P. Schechter has purchased the
Saxon and Thompsons threshing outfit and will open up his
fall run at A.M. Wills.
Rev. Oberg left Thursday for Sioux Falls, Dak. remaining
During the electric storm last Wednesday evening lightning
struck the house of Charles G. Larson doing considerable
damage, setting fire in the attic but was extinguished
before doing much damage.
The Emil & Chas. Larson thresher Co. started their machine
at Wallace Saxon last Tuesday, they have a big run this
Miss Huldah Malm, who has been the guest of Mrs. Emil Larson
the past week left last Monday morning for her home at
Miss Selma Nordquist who has been visiting her Uncle and
Aunt Mr. and Mrs. E. Norquist for the past ten days left
last Tuesday for her home at Minneapolis.
The stork made its first visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
C.R. Saxon last Thursday the result of its visit being a
Charley Johnson has already begun plowing and is believed to
be the first one out with the plow this fall.
The Nienaber store has been opened by the new firm of
Lashell & Parker.
H.R. Tripp our candidate for Register of Deeds is meeting
with much encouragement, and we hope he will be successful.
J.C. Thomson and family and Mrs. T.R. Edwards and son are
visiting at Joliet, Ill.
Chas. Carlson has sold his harness business to J.E. Smith.
O.D. Bryan is a candidate for re-election for county
commissioner from this district.
Glen Baker visited the twin cities this week.
R.W. Shaw of Bigelow, was in the city last Saturday.
S. Norton, of Rushmore, was in the city Saturday last.
Dr. Nessa was among the Brewster people in town Tuesday.
Ole Ellingson was in from Indian Lake last Saturday.
Editor J.S. Randolph of Brewster attended the Chautauqua
here last Sunday.
Editor Chas. Hamstreet and family came over from Rushmore on
Sunday to take in the Chautauqua.
Mrs. Kipple, and Mrs. Petty, of Scranton, Pa., are here on a
visit to their sister, Mrs. S.N. Rose.
J.P. Vail and wife expect to leave this week for an extended
visit at their old home in New York state.
Milton Jenkinson of Philadelphia was the guest of his
cousin, Mrs. A.C. Dickens, a day or two last week.
Frank Adair, of Loraine Ill., is visiting the family of D.W.
Chute, looking after land interests in Graham Lake township.
Mrs. Wm. Hawley, returned to her home at Hammond, Wis., on
Tuesday, after a visit of several weeks at the home of her
son H. Hawley.
Oscar Barton was married on July 10th last to Miss Elsie
Bliss, at Zion City, Ill. Mr. Barton was formerly a resident
of Spafford, and Miss Bliss is from Wilder, but she had been
teaching in the schools at Zion City for some time.
Mr. and Mrs. I.B. Newkirk arrived last Saturday from Corona,
Cal. They will spend a couple of months here visiting at the
home of their daughters, Mrs. C.M. Harding and Mrs. Harry B.
Lewis. Mr. and Mrs. Newkirk are former residents of
Worthington, but have been living in California several
J.L. McConkey, of Brewster, came down Tuesday.
H.S. Hobson returned last Friday from his trip to Winnipeg.
S.O. Morse, of Slayton has filed for representative in this
W.G. Ramage has bought the sailboat Harlou, from the Lear
Editor C.S. Eastwood, of Heron Lake, came down Tuesday to
Born - On Thursday, Aug. 10, to Chas Saxon and wife of
Indian Lake, a son.
Col. J.A. Town has spent the week at Minneapolis taking in
the G.A.R. encampment.
R.B. Plotts and daughter Emeline, went to Minneapolis Monday
to spend a few days visiting friends.
J.F. Tinnes and S.E. Tower, of Adrian, attended the
Chautauqua a number of days this week.
C.G. Larson's farm residence, in Indian Lake, was struck by
lightning one day last week and slightly damaged.
Mr. and Mrs. F.H. Stevens left on Tuesday for Minneapolis,
to take in the G.A.R. Encampment and visit relatives.
Frank Leonard, wife and son, of Andover, Ohio, are here on a
visit at the home of his brother, E.A. Leonard. They will
remain a couple of weeks.
S.M. Stewart, Geo. Cunningham and A.R. Albertus went to
Windom yesterday to see a much advertised ball game between
Jackson and St. James.
Mr. and Mrs. James Gibson came over from Luverne Tuesday to
take in the Chautauqua. Mr. Gibson returned on the night
train, while Mrs. Gibson remained over a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. John Tolverson, drove down from Fulda, to take
in the last day of Chautauqua. They remained over until
Wednesday and were guests of Mr. and Mrs. C.T. Tupper.
Miss Maude Graves of Adrian, attended the Chautauqua here
several days this week. On Wednesday she made the Advance a
call and informed us she expected to come out as a candidate
for the Republican nomination for county superintendent.
Miss Graves filled the office six years, and is well
qualified for the place. She says she is meeting with much
encouragement and expects to make formal announcements in a
Among the Fulda people who attended the closing day of the
Chautauqua Tuesday were the following: Dr. E. King and
family, John Hyslop and family, Rev. R.L. Jones and family,
J.A. Smith, J.M. McConnell, Mike Cullen, C.H. Helwig, L.O.
Bathen, T.L. Murphy, Frank White, Dr. Jas. McCrae, J.M.
Dickson and wife, E.H. Beadle, Mrs. G.B. Turner, Mrs. W.H.
Victor Strom, our genial and accommodating assistant
postmaster is taking a few weeks off, and is rusticating
among the farmers, assisting in harvesting and threshing
with the view of improving his constitution, as close
confinement indoors had begun to tell on him. His many
friends hope to see him back in his old place in a short
time. Jas. Mott has taken his place in the postoffice.
Wilmont Initiator: E.W. Hayes informs us that he is soon to
leave this village and will go onto a farm in Iowa. He
expects to hold an auction sale on the 25th of this month.
Adam Broich, who has been at Melrose, this state, since
leaving here will return and take charge of the livery
Wilmont Initiator: As a result of having blood poison in the
third finger of the right hand it was necessary to amputate
that member from the hand of Jos. Humiston, of St. Killian
on Tuesday evening of this week. Some weeks ago Mr. Humiston
had a small wound on that finger, to which no attention was
H.C. Constable, a prominent merchant of Rushmore, came over
Tuesday to hear Tillman.
E.W. Cutler has finished a new cement sidewalk between 8th
and 9th streets, on 2nd avenue.
O.W. Tillman and wife were among the Wilmont people who took
in the Chautauqua, Tuesday.
Mrs. Fred Anderson, of Bismark, S. Dak., is here on a visit
at the home of her sister, Mrs. G.A. Engebretson.
"Dad" Cramer, for a long time chief chambermaid in Oberman's
livery barn, has transferred to the Hurd livery.
Editor F.A. Dunnicliff, of Windom, came down Tuesday to take
in the closing numbers of the Chautauqua program.
W.R. Mansel and C.A. Sands, leading bankers of Adrian, came
over Tuesday to take in the windup of the Chautauqua and
Mrs. Stanton gave a reception on Wednesday in honor of Rev.
Ten Broeck, the new rector of St. Johns Episcopal church,
which was attended by members of the church. A pleasant time
E.G. Allen and wife of the Allen House, returned yesterday
from Morland, Iowa, where they had been called by the
illness of a grandchild.
C.W. Sipes, of Wilmont, a veteran of the Civil War, passed
through Worthington Wednesday, on his wya home from
Minneapolis, where he had been to attend the G.A.R.
Will Schrader returned on Wednesday from his trip to
Washington and Oregon. He has been absnet several months and
traveled over a great deal of country, but found nothing to
compare with Nobles county.
Family Reunion to be Held at the Home of John Hansberger.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. John Hansberger in Loraine
township, east of the city will be the scene of a merry
gathering on Thursday of next week, at which time a merry
gathering at which time a general reunion of the
Myers-Hansberger families is to be held. The clausmen will
gather from east and west, north and south, and from present
indications every branch of the families will be
represented. Such a reunion cannot be other than enjoyable,
and arrangements are about complete for making the event one
that shall long live in the memory of those who participate.
A program has been prepared for the day, and there will
be a "flow of soul and feast of reason" as well as
bounteous feast for the body.
Bitten By Dog.
A little daughter of Charles Burnham, had her face badly
lacerated by a dog last Thursday afternoon. She was
playing with an old dog belonging to the family when
suddenly he became infuriated and before assistance
could reach here he had bitten her savagely in the face.
She was brought to town where her wounds were dressed
and at last accounts she is doing nicely.
Death of Willis Maxwell.
Willis Maxwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Maxwell died at
the home of his parents in this city, Tuesday evening at
the age of 32 years. The cause of death, hemorhage of
Deceased, who was a telephone lineman, was taken sick
about six weeks ago, and came to the Worthington home
for treatment some two weeks since, but medical skill
was of no avail and death claimed him in the prime of
manhood. He is survived by a wife, and aged father and
mother, brothers and sisters, who have the deepest
sympathies of numerous friends in their bereavement.
The funeral was held Thursday afternoon.
At the residence of the bride's parents in this city, at
noon Monday, Aug. 20th, occurred the marriage of Miss
Mary E. Robinson to Wilbur I. Dodge, of Sioux City,
Iowa. The ceremony was performed by Rev. John Edward
Evans, pastor of the Congregational Church, in the
presence of the immediate friends of the contracting
parties. A wedding dinner was served, following which
the bridal party departed for their future home at Sioux
City. Their friends extend congratulations.
Miss Elma Frane, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.S. Frane, of
Reading, was united in marriage with Mr. Wilbur Conklin,
of Toledo, Ohio, Sunday afternoon, Aug. 19th, 1906, at
four o'clock, at the home of the bride's parents. Rev.
G.A. Cahoon of the Methodist Church, performed the
ceremony. Mr. Conklin has for some time resided in this
vicinity and the bride has grown to womanhood in this
county. The Advance extends congratulations to this
worthy couple and invites them to continue to make
Nobles county their home.
King Taylor, press agent for the Interstate Fair, Sioux
City was a caller on Monday. He informs us that
arrangements are being made for special trains over the
Omaha that will enable our people to visit their fair
and return the same day. The dates and fare are to be
announced later by the railroad company.
Messrs. Harry and Louis Lear, accompanied by their
mother and sisters, departed on Saturday last for
Seattle, Wash., where they will remain for a time before
deciding upon a location for business. Mr. Lear will
join them soon at Seattle. Their many friends in
Worthington with them unbounded success wherever they
may cast their lot.
Joel Hansberger, of Baltimore, Ohio, is visiting among
friends and relatives in our city this week. Mr.
Hansberger resided in Worthington a number of years ago,
and finds many improvements here since that time. He has
been spending several months on the Pacific Coast and
stopped over to attend the reunion of the
Myers-Hansberger families, which is to be held next
Mr. Oberg, of Chicago is visiting with his son, Rev.
Oberg of Indian Lake.
Mr. Russell and son of Chicago, are making a few days
visit at the home of Rev. Oberg.
Olund Bros. took their monsterous new threshing rig from
Worthington last Saturday.
P.W. Ledene was among the first to finish grain stacking
in our vicinity.
We have been informed that the young men along the
Bigelow and Indian Lake line have just organized a brass
band with the following officers. President Wallace
Saxon, Secretary O.H. Nystrom, Treasurer Alfred Larson,
Music Director C. Salmonson.
We are now able to report that we are again to have a
band as arrangements were perfected last Friday evening.
The band will start with some sixteen pieces. It is made
up of nine members of the old band the balance of the
best musicians of the neighborhood and with following
officers elected it success is assured. President,
Wallace Saxon, Sec. O.H. Nystrom, Treas., Alfred Larson,
Director, C. Salmonson. Their instruments are expected
from J.W. Pepper in a few days.
Mr. Brostrom, of Sioux City is making the family of C.J.
Wickstrom a few days visit.
Mr. and Mrs. John A. Peterson of North Dakota are here
for a few months visit with their daughter Mrs. E.P.
Mr. Nils Grelson moved out on his farm last week; he is
keeping bachelors hall pending his family's absence at
Minneapolis which he expects home in September.
F.D. Lindquist the Dundee banker, was a business visitor
to our city Friday last.
Ray Hawley, has returned to Minneapolis after a pleasant
vacation visit at home.
Born - To Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Putnam on Thursday, Aug. 16,
an eight pound son.
Mrs. Gilbertson, from North Dakota, is a guest of her
friend, Mrs. Crosby, in this city.
J. Kitterman, engineer on the Omaha, moved his family to
this city from Sioux City last Saturday.
Mrs. Edward Chester and daughter, of Harvard, Ill., are
guests of her father Martin Levine this week.
J.G. Dunbar and wife of Greencastle, Ind., are guests of
the family of Walter Dunbar, in this city.
L. Stevens, brakeman on the Omaha, removed his family
from St. James to this place last Saturday.
Harry Stowell and daughter, Myrtle have removed to Sioux
Falls and will make that city their future home.
The Ladies Aid Society of the Swedish Lutheran Church
met with Mrs. Wass, on Tenth St., Wednesday afternoon.
Dr. F.E. Walker, of Hot Springs, South Dakota, expects
to visit his friends in Worthington next week, arriving
Mr. and Mrs. E.A. Ritz were among those who attended the
G.A.R. encampment at Minneapolis last week, returned
The ladies of the Congregational Church will hold their
monthly tea at the home of Mrs. C.H. Smith, Friday, Aug.
31, from 3 to 5 o'clock.
W.M. Cline, of Reading, was a business visitor to
Worthington, Monday. We understand that W.M. has one eye
on the sheriff's office.
Jackson Green, residing northwest of town, has been in
quite a serious condition the past week, suffering from
acute mania, the result of over heating. His attending
physician reports him as improving, with prospects that
he will entirely recover in the near future.
Lawrence Durfee has been on the sick list this week.
Glenn Baker has returned from a week's visit at
Miss Alice Devaney is visiting with relatives at Dell
Rapids this week.
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Jones was on the
sick list several days this week.
Mrs. F.R. Durfee is at home after a visit of a week with
friends at St. Paul and Minneapolis.
I.T. Branigan came up from Edna, Iowa, Wednesday evening
for a visit with Worthington relatives and friends.
Mrs. Leicher, who has been a guest of Mrs. Frink, during
the week, returned to her home at Luverne Tuesday.
G.B. Moulton and wife, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota,
were the guests of their nephew, Register of Deeds
Hawley, a day or two this week.
Dr. R.D. Barber, of Cowna, California, uncle to Mrs.
C.M. Harding and Mrs. H.B. Lewis, has been visiting at
this place during the week.
Mrs. W.A. Putnam, of Luverne, is a guest at the home of
her son, A.A. Putnam of this city and making the
acquaintance of her new grandson.
R.A. Nance and wife, of Randolph, Neb., were guests at
the home of E.L. Nance several days the past week. They
were returning home from attendance at the G.A.R.
encampment at Minneapolis.
Attorney John Flynn has file as the democratic nominee
for senator from this district. He intends making a
thorough canvass and says he will make the campaign
interesting at least.
Mrs. M.J. Hudson, of Galop, New Mexico, who has been a
guest of her cousin, Mrs. C.M. Harding for the past two
weeks, left for Adrian, Thursday and after a short visit
at that place will return to her New Mexico home.
Peter Heuerman and his cement crew have completed a fine
walk in front of the Ole Berg property on 2nd avenue.
They are doing excellent work in his line, their work
comparing favorably with any done in the city.
A.E. Raynes, of the town of Worthington, brought us some
samples of his corn and potatoes last Friday and they
indicate that he has a splendid crop. The corn is well
filled and will be beyond all danger of frost in another
week, which insures him a bountiful yield.
Miss Esther Harding was the guest of friends at Luverne
Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Kies returned from Cambridge, Iowa,
Jas. Kek and wife, of Odebolt, Iowa, are guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Vic Anderson this week.
Miss Ethel Blume returned on Saturday last from a
month's visit at White Bear, near St. Paul.
Oscar Dieckhoff has been traveling about with the
assitance of a crutch this week. Ask him why.
The Benson Grain Co. have reopened their elevator at
this place with E.L. Schwartz in charge as buyer.
Mr. and Mrs. Gust Sterling have returned from St. Paul
and Minneapolis, where they attended the G.A.R.
Lee Forbes caught the western fever and departed on
Saturday for a short trip towards the golden shores of
Charles Sawyer, of Hull, Iowa, was in the city Tuesday
on his way to Lismore to look after his interests in the
Leader at that place.
Miss Bertha Henning of St. Louis, left Tuesday for
Minneapolis; while here she visited with the families of
S. Kindlund and O.G. Grundsten.
F.C. Stitser returned from Kansas City last Friday, Mrs.
S. Remaining for treatment. Her many friends hope she
may secure beneficial and permanent help.
The members of the birthday club were tendered a
reception at the home of Mrs. J.G. Mitchell last
Thursday afternoon, and they report a very pleasant
Dr. F.J. Wagner, a nephew of Mrs. J.H. Dieckhoff, of
this city, died at his home in New Richland, Minn., last
Saturday of appendicitis after a short illness. Mrs.
Dieckhoff left for that place on Sunday to attend the
Cards were issued this week announcing the approaching
marriage of Emma, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. August
Klessig, of Bigelow, to Mr. Rudolph Charles Kielsmeier,
which happy event is to take place at the home of the
bride's parents on Tuesday, Sept. 18th.
J.L. Berkhimer, one of the new proprietors of the
Wilmont Tribune made a business visit to Worthington the
early part of the week and made the Advance a fraternal
visit. He is a pleasant gentleman and a printer of
experience, a combination which should give the Tribune
a prominent place among the newspapers of the county.
AROUND AND ABOUT
News Notes of Interest Gleaned From Nearby Exchanges.
A.C. Lestico, of Worthington bought horses at Wilmont
A little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hulser, residing
east of Wilmont, is suffering from fracture of her right
Lightning entered the house of Peter Carlson at Avoca
and ruined the cook stove. The family were thankful it
was no worse.
George Rhodes, a brakeman on the Rock Island, was
knocked from a car at Ellsworth, and seriously injured.
He is at the Luverne hospital.
F.G. Wahlin, a prominent Murray county farmer is
missing. He wrote from Woodstock that he had left for
good, but as his family suspect he is insane they have
the police looking for him.
James Orkney, a veteran of the Civil war and one of the
oldest and best known citizens of western Nobles county,
who for many years had lived alone on his farm, the
northwest quarter of section two, Lismore township, was
found dead in a coal bin at his home last week Monday
evening. Heart failure was the cause of death.
While driving a team on a wagon hauling bundles from the
field at his farm north west of town Wednesday, John
Kaufman, the aged father of N. Kaufman and Mrs. Albert
Severson of this village, got one of his legs under the
wheels and the bone was broken. A broken leg is a very
serious affair for a man of Mr. Kaufman's age, but it is
hoped that he will rapidly recover. -Brewster Tribune.