Harness Shop Sold.
F.C. Stitser has sold his harness business to
Herman Schmid and Al Snyder, of Iowa. Mr. Snyder
has been working in the shop for some time and
Mr. Schmid was formerly employed there. They are
both experienced harness makers and good
business men. The deal was consummated Dec. 5,
but Mr. Stitser does not give possession until
Jan. 1st. He expects to move to Kansas City,
where he will engage in some business. He has
been in business in Worthington for 13 year, and
has built up a large and profitable trade, and
has acquired a large circle of friends who will
regret his departure.
Mr. Potter's Troubles.
F.M. Potter and Co., have been making
arrangements to run a meat market in the Wilson
building, next to Harry Lewis' grocery. They
expected to have been ready for business last
week, but the health department called attention
to some legal regulations and they were delayed
a few days while posting up on the law and
complying with the requirements. They will open
for business next Monday, Dec. 10, with a full
Mr. Potter believes that the Federal
constitution guarantees to every man life,
liberty an pursuit of happiness, and he will go
ahead with his venture on the same basis as the
three other shops. He says his establishment
will be open for inspection at any time.
The election of officers in the O.E.S. Wednesday
evening Dec. 5, resulted as follows.
Mrs. Stella Lincoln W.M.
W. Dunbar W.P.
Mrs. Ethel Gould, Asso. M.
Mrs. Etta Stanton, Sec.
W. Evans, Treas.
Prue Town, Cond.
Lillian Webb, Asso. Cond.
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES.
W.H. Eikenberry arrived here last week to be
present at his sale which will be the 6th, and
to visit with his sons and daughter.
Rev. J.J. Filburn left on Saturday for Aurelia
Iowa, where he will conduct a series of
Miss Jessie Metz left on Saturday for Lake Park
after spending a few days with friends.
Paul Schulz and daughters, Emma and Alma spent
Sunday with D.W. Holland and family.
Miss Fannie Hinrich was home to spend
Thanksgiving with her parents.
D.P. Schechter pulled down his threshing machine
on Saturday night, but on account of having a
break down on the ay, he was compeled to leave
it before he reached home.
The many friends of Roscoe Eshleman are glad to
see him back again after a serious illness and a
number of operations at Kansas City. Those that
have seen him say he is looking well, and is
feeling pretty good, we are all glad to learn.
Arnold and Theodore Schulz had the misfortune to
loose a good shepard dog Tuesday.
Mrs. J.I. Deihl is on the sick list.
Mrs. J. Schechter enjoyed a visit from her
uncle's, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sunderg [Sundberg?]
Lester and May Holland visited at Frank Greens
Miss Reka Johnson went to Kenneth last week for
a short visit with her sister Mrs. W.B. Royse.
A.L. Swenson is very sick with the pneumonia. It
is hoped that he will soon be up and around
Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Glick went to Bigelow last
Monday afternoon and visited with his father,
who is very sick, until the evening train.
J.E. Johnson went to Kenneth last Tuesday. He
expects to stay only a few days.
Little Elsie Johnson has been sick but is now
able to be around again.
H.L. Glick went to Sheldon, Ia., last Tuesday
afternoon. He returned on the night train.
Chas. Fairfield is operator at Org now. He is
relieving Mr. Glick for a few days as his arm
gave out so he couldn't work.
Mr. and Mrs. O.F. Johnson returned home last
week. They spent Thanksgiving with their
Mrs. Smith, living on section 3, is reported on
the sick list.
G.W. Dow, of Worthington has concluded to make
his home for a time at least with his daughter,
Mrs. F.T. Graves. Mr. Dow was a near neighbor in
the early days, and his friends here will be
pleased to have him with us once more.
Matt Jensen having a sick cow wished to call Dr.
Gould, our Worthington veterinary. He called him
by telephone, paid twenty cents for the service,
and saved a trip, going and returning, of twenty
four miles. Whether or not the telephone service
pays the company owning it, it certainly pays
those who are accommodated by it. The time has
been, and not away back in the dark ages either,
when hardly anyone would have dreamed of
telephones, of telegraphs, of ocean cable, of
wireless telegraphy, and of numerous of other
invention which are commonplace today. And we
can well believe that we are but on the outer
edge of a field of discovery and invention
boundless as the universe. Who can guess what
the future has in store for us!
Mr. and Mrs. Barron of Rushmore came over to
Ransom on Sunday last. These good people are
always heartily welcomed. Their eldest daughter,
Mrs. Rankin is now living at Eveleth, this
state, Mr. Rankin having assumed the pastorate
of the Presbyterian church [at] that place. The
letter received from her indicates that they are
doing a good work among the people of that place
and are happy in the work. Mrs. Rankin was
raised near Rushmore, and her many friends will
be pleased to learn of her prosperity. Eveleth
is a mining center, a place of about seven
thousand inhabitants, most of whom are
foreigners. The surroundings are novel but not
From the Tribune:
J.S. Loucks came up from Arnold Park Tuesday. He
has rented his farm to Robert Erickson for next
year, and A.L. Wells will leave it March 1st.
Mr. Wells will probably build a residence in the
village. His telephone business now takes up his
time so thoroughly that he has been obliged to
give up farming altogether.
S.J. Norland's closing out sale is in progress
today. He will leave in a few days with his
family for Norway, Benton county, Iowa, where
they will make their home with Mr. Norlands
mother, who is very old and feeble and in need
of considerable care and attention. The Norlands
have been good citizens and our people regret
From the Leader:
There was a Royal Neighbor birthday party at the
Emil Graf home Friday evening, all report having
spent a very pleasant evening.
Mr. Tompte's brother and wife, of Worthington,
were here last Thursday.
Mrs. R. Prideaux of Worthington spent a number
of days with her daughter Mr. [Mrs.?] A.M.
Feathes. She returned to her home last
On Tuesday of this week at 10 o'clock a.m. in
the St. Anthony's church occurred the wedding of
Miss Lou Hendel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Philip
Hendel, to Mr. Frank Thompson, son of Mr. and
Mrs. A.A. Thompson, Rev. Father Greave
A.S. Frane moved to Worthington last week, where
he has engaged in the restaurant business.
R. Meredith lost a calf, recently, at the hands
of some careless hunter who failed to calculate
how far a bullett will carry with fatal results.
From the News:
James Cox, the threshing engineer who was
injured here a month or so ago and whose leg the
physicians were obliged to amputate, was over
from Adrian last Saturday, greeting his old
friends. Jim says that while the loss of that
member inconveniences him considerable, he is
thankful that he escaped with his life.
From the Signal:
Judge of Probate C.M. Cory, was on our streets
Monday afternoon. The Judge is the same genial
gentleman that he was when he was elected to
that office fourteen years ago and at the
expiration of the term to which he was elected
this month he will have filled the office for
sixteen consecutive years, which proves the
popularity of the gentleman.
The new barn of Ubbe Feekin west of town in [is]
nearing completion under the hands of Foote and
Yates. When done he will have one of the largest
and best barns in that part of the county. The
corner parts of the structure is twenty four
feet and gives the structure the appearance of
being up in the air and Mr. Feekin will have
plenty of room for hay as well as stock.
A new enterprise was opened in our town Tuesday
when the butchers and P.C. Roos commenced to
dress poultry for the eastern market. This line
of work will prove a profit making one and will
make a much more steadier market for poultry
Miss Minnie Cummings, who had spent the week at
the Hand home returned to her home in
Worthington Friday evening. Miss Minnie expected
to accept a position at the lunch counter at the
Omaha depot in the county seat.
Michael Sorem closed a deal with F.E. Duroe
Thursday of last week whereby he became the
owner of the hardware and furniture stock
formerly owned by Sorem Bros. Michael does not
get the implement stock as he did not think that
he would have the time the business required to
attend to it.
Mrs. Luck the mother of Dell was taken to the
hospital at Worthington by her son Dell Monday.
Mrs. Lusk has been suffering with an affliction
of the stomach for a number of years and suppose
the trouble to be dyspepsia, and of late years
the trouble had grown worse and she went to
Worthington and after a thorough examination the
physicians pronounced the trouble to be an ulcer
of the stomach. The doctors would give but
little encouragement that the trouble could be
cured without an operation but they took the
case under a two weeks trial treatment and by
that time they could tell whether the trouble
would yield to treatment or not.
J.H. Schuck has built quite an addition to his
C.A. Bird of Ellsworth was a county seat visitor
Sheriff Fauskee had official business at Dundee
Mail carrier Rippberger is taking his 15 days
vacation these days.
S.M. Granger of Adrian was at the county seat on
John Albeman of Wilmont was a business visitor
in Worthington Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Wyatt, of Bigelow, were in the
city on business Tuesday.
A.L. Wells, the Brewster telephone magnate was
in town Tuesday on business.
Rev. and Mrs. G.G. Schmid are visiting at
Wilmont and other points this week.
J.F. Atkinson of Chicago, was a guest at the
home of M.P. Mann a few days this week.
T.C. Cunningham and family of Brewster were in
the city Tuesday on a shopping trip.
Mrs. W.I. Dodge of Sioux City is the guest of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Robinson.
Miss Delia Wood, night operator at the telephone
office, visited friends at Adrian Wednesday.
Deputy sheriff David Anderson has official
business in Wilmont, Elk and Boom townships
Hon H. Peter Lewis, manager of the Benson Merc.
Co. store at Wilmont, was in the city Tuesday on
C. Korsland of Livermore, Ia., one of the
stockholders of the State Bank, was here on
business one day this week.
W.H. Eikenberry a merchant of Barnum, Minn., is
here on a visit to his sons and daughter, who
live in Elk township.
C.E. Boddy and wife of Rushmore came over
Thanksgiving day to eat turkey with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Boddy.
Mrs. Jas. Gibson of Luverne came over to spend
Thanksgiving with Worthington relatives, and has
been visiting here the past week.
Misses Fannie Hinrichs, Rose Sather, Amy
Darling, and Emma Ferguson, who came home to
spend Thanksgiving returned to Mankato, Sunday
evening, where they are attending Normal school.
Will Hagberg and Miss Larson were married last
Sunday by Rev. C.O. Swan, pastor of the Swedish
Lutheran church. Mr. Hagberg is employed on
Ramage's dray line and is a steady and
industrious young man.
A. Oberman made a business trip to Reading
D. Behren was in the city Saturday doing
W.A. Johnson of Bigelow is reported on the sick
Born -- On Sunday, Dec. 2, 1906, to Emil Will
and wife, of Loraine, a son.
Judge C.M. Cory made a business trip to Bigelow
last Monday afternoon.
W.M. Evans and son Lind spent Thanksgiving with
his mother at Gowrie, Ia.
Mrs. C. Foelschow is suffering with a lame hand,
being threatened with blood poisoning.
Mr. and Mrs. Thompson on section 8, Elk
township, are the happy parents of a daughter.
Ed Cummings and family went to Lake Park Tuesday
to attend the wedding of a relative.
L.M. Scriven of Reading left last Saturday for
Spencer Ia., to attend the business university.
G.W. Roth has stored his household goods and he
and Mr. Roth expect to spend the winter in
Miss Mabel Morton of Windom, was the guest of
Mrs. A.C. Dickens, of this city several days the
J.F. Flynn and John A. Cashel spent Thanksgiving
at the home of Mr. Flynn's mother, at Ellsworth.
The Daily Globe made its appearance on Monday,
and reflects credit on publisher, J.L.
W.I. Humiston and family have move back into
their handsome residence on the corner of 5th
avenue and 10th street.
Geo. D. Dayton of Minneapolis on Monday sold a
piece of property in that city for $92,000 that
he had bought for $31,000 seven years ago.
Mr. and Mrs. John Rippberger entertained their
son in law, Geo. W. Giroux, of Chicago, Ill.,
over Sunday. He was on his way to the Black
Hills. Mr. Giroux is on the road for a Chicago
Gust Nystrom of Indian Lake was in the city last
Monday doing trading.
Mrs. Warren Davis was the guest of her parents
at Heron Lake over Thanksgiving.
Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Dickens ate Thanksgiving
dinner with relatives at Heron Lake.
J.S. Kies spent a couple of days the first of
the week transacted business in Lismore.
Misses Nettie and Mary Fitch were guests of
Sioux Falls friends the latter part of last
Miss Maude Conrad spent her Thanksgiving
vacation with her grand parents at Heron Lake.
Orville W. Tupper left the first of the week for
Cherokee, Ia., where he will spend a month,
working in a bank.
Attorney S.S. Smith went to Jackson last
Saturday on legal business, returning on Monday
of this week.
Georgie Butler, of Heron Lake spent his
Thanksgiving vacation with his cousin, Marion
Fairfield, in the city.
Dr. and Mrs. R.B. Raleigh, of Little Rock, ate
Thanksgiving dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Jas.
Suddaby of this city.
C.B. Fairfield is at Org this week relieving the
operator at that place, who is threatened with
an attack of telegrapher's paralysis.
Julius Palm and crew left on Monday for Sibley
to build a dwelling house for I.P. Fox. Mr. Fox
is having the house built to rent.
Atty. J.F. Flynn was at Mankato Monday,
attending federal court. He appeared for the
creditors in the Ackerman bankruptcy case.
Luverne Journal: Mr. H.J. Miller, editor of the
Herald, left last night for California, for the
benefit of his health and will probably remain
Mrs. J.W. Armstrong, of Pipestone, has had
erected a handsome pipestone monument on the
graves of her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs.
Jas. Tryan, who are buried in the Worthington
P.D. McKellar, county auditor of Jackson County
came down from Heron Lake Thursday afternoon for
a short visit with his old school mate J.W.
McBride and family. He departed for Jackson
Roscoe Eshleman has returned from Kansas City,
where he had spent some months. He is now in the
hospital here. He was taken ill at Kansas City
some weeks ago, and for a while was in a
precarious condition. He returned to Worthington
as soon as he was able to stand the trip.
Born -- On Monday Dec. 3, 1906, to Mr. and Mrs.
Ed. Olson, a son.
Mrs. Wm. Apel Sr. died Tuesday night at her home
in this city.
Mrs. Nellie Mott, spent Thanksgiving with her
daughter, Mrs. Earl Coss, at Luverne.
Mrs. Calvin Moen this week enjoyed a visit from
her mother, Mrs. A.L. Dunlap, of Heron Lake and
aunt Mrs. Hamilton, of Toledo, Ohio.
The spacious parlors of the Hotel Maine at Round
Lake, were occupied by more than a hundred
guests who came to participate in the
festivities attendant upon the marriage of Miss
Bessie L. Tripp, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.E.
Tripp of Round Lake, to Prof. Clyde S. Jones of
Spencer, Iowa. The wedding march was played by
Miss Marie Flentji. Miss Anna Flentji was
bride's maid and Mr. David Tripp of this city
acted as best man to the groom.
Rev. G.A. Cahoon pastor of the First Methodist
church of Worthington performed the ceremony. A
boutiful wedding repast was served. The happy
couple were the recipients of many useful and
valuable presents. The Worthington people who
attended included the family of E.A. Tripp, Mr.
and Mrs. Barber, Mr. and Mrs. L.W. Abbott, and
Mr. and Mrs. S.A. Roshon. The bride has for the
past two years been one of the successful
teachers of this county while the groom has
taught in our county schools for the past five
years. Both parties are well and favorably known
and they will carry with them to their new home
in Spencer, Iowa, the best wishes of a host of
Friday, December 14, 1906
IN THE SOCIAL REALM
Mrs. A.R. Albertus Entertained a Party of
Friends Friday Afternoon.
Mrs. G.W. Wilson and Mrs. I.P. Fox
Entertained on Friday and Saturday.
The latter part of last week was enlivened by a
series of social events that proved unusually
On Friday afternoon Mrs. A.R. Albertus
entertained a party of sixteen lady friends at
an afternoon tea. The afternoon was very
pleasantly spent in social intercourse.
Mrs. G.W. Wilson and Mrs. I.P. Fox gave a series
of parties last week at the residence of Mrs.
Wilson. On Friday afternoon a party of ladies
were entertained at progressive euchre. Several
tables were filled, and an interesting session
On Saturday afternoon Mmes. Wilson and Fox
entertained another party of lady friends at an
afternoon tea. Entertainment was furnished by an
adjective game, which afforded much merriment.
Dainty refreshments were served at both
gatherings and a very pleasant time was had.
The birthday club was entertained on Tuesday
evening by Mr. and Mrs. John G. Mitchell at a 6
o'clock dinner. The occasion was to celebrate
Mrs. Mitchell's birthday, as well as Mr. and
Mrs. Mitchells' twelfth wedding anniversary.
Mrs. Mitchell was presented with a pair of
handsome rope portieres, and a handsome rocker
was presented to the pair as a memorial of their
After the sumptuous dinner several hours were
spent in pleasant social intercourse, the guests
departed wishing Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell many
happy returns of both events. The function was
attended by the ladies of the Birthday Club,
their husbands and a few invited guests.
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES
Rev. Huisinga, of Rock Valley, Ia., held service
in the school house last Sunday.
O.A. Thompson and wife are now living over the
T.O. Savig left last week for Norway, where he
will spend the holidays among the scenes of his
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Asquith were given a surprise
party the forepart of last week.
B.T. Sorenson transacted business at the county
Rev. T. Hunter, the new Presbyterian pastor of
the church at Brewster and Round Lake, held his
first service here last Sunday. Mr. Hunter made
a favorable impression and we believe he will do
much good here.
Mr. and Mrs. Denkman spent Thanksgiving with
relatives at Lake Park.
N.H. Austin was down from Worthington one day
The Andrew Wood Co. has opened a cream station
at this place.
A.J. Olund and [sic] launched forth as an
auctioneer. If in need of such services, try
The little nine year old son of G.H. Bunker and
wife had a finger smashed in the gearing of a
cream separator last week. Amputation was found
Mrs. Arthur E. Woods has returned to her home in
North Dakota after a visit here and at Reading.
Attorney Roy Lewis has been appointed a trustee
for the Ackerman estate, which is subject of
bankruptcy proceedings in the U.S. Circuit
Section Boss Besin has made some needed
improvements at the Rock Island stock yards.
Harry Martin and wife have returned to
Minneapolis. Mr. Martin spent the fall here
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Taylor entertained company
from Elk last Friday.
Mrs. Turner of Cherokee Iowa was a recent
visitor at the Eshelman home.
Harm Robin has been busy this week repairing
telephone line No. 5.
Hazel Palmer returned Monday to her home at Lake
Park, after an extended visit at this place.
J.J. Filburn is expected home Monday from
Aurelia where he has been doing evangelistic
On account of the sickness of Miss Daisy Vail,
the school in district 106 was opened this week
by Miss Bessie Scott.
Mrs. Maurice Eikenberry and son left Tuesday
morning for Morris, Minnesota, where they will
spend some time visiting her parents before
joining her husband at Barnum. Her sister Ethel
Wood accompanied her.
Mrs. F.A. Durfee who has been very sick with
pneumonia, is reported to be improving.
C. Soderholm made a business trip to the county
seat on Wednesday.
A.S. Frane will have an auction Dec. 19.
Edward Moberg and Fritz Johnson left a week ago
last Tuesday for Chicago, returning on Tuesday.
John Larson has leased the N. Moberg farm for
Erick Thoren was seen last Tuesday hauling a
load of corn to Worthington.
B.G. Blomgren transacted business in Worthington
From the Enterprise:
In the removal this week of C.N. Peterson and
family to Sioux Falls Rushmore has lost one of
its best families and their place will be hard
to fill. They have lived here a good many years
and have a large acquaintance who regret to have
them leave here. Their object in going to Sioux
Falls is for the purpose of giving their
children better school advantages and be nearer
Mr. Peterson's banking business at Colton.
Mrs. Geo. Carll, of Faribault, a sister of Mrs.
H.A. Bassett, and her daughter Mrs. Hattie
Blake, of Minneapolis, arrived here Monday
morning for a visit at the Bassett home.
Clayton Bedford came down from the state
university to spend Thanksgiving with his
parents. He returned to the university Sunday
A deal was completed the first of the week where
by C.N. Peterson sold to Andrew Schoeder the
northeast quarter of section 11, Little Rock
township, the consideration being $8000.
Possession is to be given March 1st.
There was a jolly gathering of young people at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. Hale last Saturday
night. They spent a very pleasant evening
playing games, etc., and it was close onto
Sunday morning before the party broke up.
Everyone present had a good time.
H.C. Constable went into Chicago Saturday night
to purchase some more Christmas goods, will run
down to Ketland Ind., to spend a few days with
Mrs. Constable, who is there visiting her
parents. He will not return until the early part
of next week.
Mrs. H.J. Rew is a patient at the Worthington
Henry Leistico of Stewart, Minn., is here on a
visit to his brother Albert.
M.J. Connor of Lismore was a guest at the Hotel
Will Bartlett, the cigar manufacturer has been
enjoying a visit from his brother, R.V.O.
Bartlett, of Waterloo, Iowa.
Mrs. E. Nordquist, living four miles north of
town, has been taken to Minneapolis to consult a
specialist in regard to nervous ailment.
Herman Radtke, of Indian Lake, had his leg
broken in a fall on the slippery walk at Round
Lake. He was brought to Worthington to have the
W.H. Blume has returned from a business trip to
southern Missouri, where he went to look at some
real estate he was figuring on trading Chicago
Henry Kunze and Hardy Eversole were trading in
C.A. Cedarblade was at the Worthington market
Saturday with fat hogs.
Grandpa Firth arrived in Worthington Wednesday
and will spend the winter with his son, Art.
Mrs. John Wallin, of Storm Lake, Iowa, arrived
Thursday for an extended visit with her sister
Mrs. Alfred Burger.
W.N. Shanks, one of the enterprising stock men
of Elk, is making some satisfactory sales of his
pedigree Duroc Jersey hogs.
J.H. Tipton moved up from Sheldon, Iowa, last
week and is getting settled on the Patterson
section in Elk. Mr. Tipton and family come
highly recommended and are heartily welcomed in
I.P. Fox spent a number of days this week in
Omaha on business.
Miss Berkheimer is visiting her uncle at Wilmont
for a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. S.M. Stewart returned on Wednesday
F.M. Potter opened his meat market last Monday,
and reports good trade.
Rev. W.M. Gillis of Rushmore, has been attending
the Sunday meeting this week.
Mrs. John E. Salstrom came up from Bigelow
Saturday to visit her mother, Mrs. Biltgen.
Foster Moore returned on Monday from Chicago,
where he had attended the stock show.
Rev. F.O. Krause of Jeffries, has been in
attendance on the Sunday meetings this week.
G.W. Patterson and daughter Helen returned on
Wednesday from a visit to Chicago.
Rev. I.H. Darnell went to Luverne Thursday to
attend a district convention of the Baptist
J.J. Parson, who has been confined to the house
for some time with pneumonia, has nearly
Rev. W.S. Shepherd of Watertown, S.D., is
visiting at the home of E.J. Helmick, and taking
in the Sunday meetings.
Editor Berkheimer of the Wilmont Tribune was in
town over Sunday, the guest of his brother, the
editor of the Globe.
Mrs. F.L. Humiston left yesterday for Cedar
Falls, Ia., where she will spend a couple of
weeks visiting relatives and friends.
Phillip Plotts, who is employed as lineman by
the Tri State Telephone Co., was here this week
repairing the lines of his company.
At the meeting of the fire department held last
Friday evening considerable routine business was
disposed of. Will Boddy was elected a member of
The funeral of Mrs. Wm. Apel who died last
Wednesday, was held last Saturday from the
German Evangelical church. Mrs. Apel leaves a
husband, two son and one daughter.
On Wednesday, Dec. 19, A.S. Frane will dispose
of at auction his household goods, farm
machinery and live stock at his old home at
Reading. W.H. Brown, of Adrian, will cry the
The board of ditch viewers, composed of F.D.
Linquist of Dundee, P.W. Farragher of Adrian,
and John Lentz of Ellsworth, has been in session
at the county auditors office several days this
week, assessing benefits and damages in some
proposed new ditches.
Carl Anderson, the leader of the Worthington
Cornet Band, was given a very delightful
surprise last Friday evening, when he went to
band meeting. The boys had planned carefully,
and carried out successfully the little coupe.
During an intermission one of the band boys
arose and presented Mr. Anderson with a
beautiful soprano saxophone. The new instrument
will prove a valuable addition to the band and
Mr. Anderson is spending most of his spare time
in practicing on it.
C.M. Black was in town Wednesday doing trading.
Robt. Smith made a business trip to Sioux Falls
W.C. Wyatt of Bigelow was in the city Wednesday.
Postmaster F.R. Coughran made a trip to Sioux
Mrs. I.P. Fox entertained the Euchre club Monday
Born -- On Tuesday, Dec. 11, to Henry Dilley and
wife, a daughter.
Born -- On Sunday, Dec. 9, to Mr. and Mrs. R.U.
Hattenhauer, a daughter.
Wm. Chaney was called to Brewster on Tuesday,
where he conducted the funeral of a Mrs. Tobault.
Ed Moberg returned on Tuesday from Chicago where
he attended the great international stock show.
Court commissioner F.A. Steven on Wednesday
afternoon married Mr. Fred J. Vollman and Miss
W.I. Humiston who had been confined to the house
several days with a carbuncle on his face, is
able to be out again.
Mrs. E.C. Wilson has been on the sick list a
number of days this week. Her many friends will
hope for her speedy recovery.
Lieuts. Smith and Ward went to St. Paul
Wednesday night to attend a meeting of the
officer's association of the M.N.G. the 13th and
Dr. A.H. Clark has returned from Chicago where
he attended a meeting of railroad doctors. He
reports a pleasant and profitable trip.
Rev. I.A. Darnell and Miss Richie Maxwell held a
series of Sunday school institute, in the
northern part of the county last week.
Miss Luella Hansberger has left a few articles
of fancy and art work from her recent sale. They
will be on sale at the residence of E.C. Wilson.
H.A. DeFreese, of Ewington township, Jackson
county, was a business visitor in Worthington
Thursday, and made this office a pleasant call.
Born -- On Sunday, Dec. 9, to Mr. and Mrs. A.W.
Little, a daughter. Mother and child are doing
nicely and Mr. Little will pull through with
Rev. LeRoi Tibbitts, pastor of the Methodist
church at Mabel, Minn., spent a few days here
this week attending the Sunday meetings. He
stopped at the home of his father in law, W.S.
Ben Voss of Elk was in Tuesday doing some
O.E. Sliver of Worthington township, was in on
A.R. Mann from Windom has taken charge of the
new pumping station.
Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Wolven returned last week from
a visit at Pecatonica, Ill.
Rev. Cook of Windom, was down Monday and Tuesday
attending the Sunday meetings.
D.W. Chute has opened a meat market in his
building near the Rock Island depot.
Mrs. E.A. Gillette of Heron Lake, came down
Saturday to hear Mr. Sunday preach.
Miss Wetherell, of Estherville, Iowa, visited
friends and acquaintances in the city Tuesday.
Mrs. W.E. Madison entertained the Whist Club
last Saturday evening. A very pleasant session
Joe Fronk has been laid up a couple of weeks
with a sprained ankle, and is on a visit with
friends at Montrose.
Alex Cree and crew returned Monday from Sheldon,
where they have finished putting in a purifying
plant for the Omaha line.
Jas. Gibson came over Sunday night to hear Mr.
Sunday. Mrs. Gibson, who had been visiting a
week accompanied him home.
G.B. Hildyard, local manager for the Fairmont
Creamery Co., recently was the recipient of a
legacy of $425, left him by an aunt, who died
recently in England.
W.A. Barton, a former resident of Spafford,
Jackson county, now living in Zion City, Ill.,
was here on a short visit last week. Mr. Barton
is on the road selling the product of the Zion
City office supply factory, with his territory
in the east. His visit here was on private
From the Signal:
Misses Minnie and Mabel Westby came down from
the northern part of the county Wednesday
afternoon and enjoyed the time until Tuesday
with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. Westby and
numerous friends. They are teaching in Bloom
township and are highly pleased with their work
and are meeting with success in that part of the
county, but would rather be located where they
could reach home oftener. Their schools are only
two miles apart and the young ladies spend their
Miss Lenora Klessig came down from the county
seat Friday afternoon and was in attendance at
the dance in the hall that evening. Miss Lenora
spent the time until Sunday at the home of her
brother Henry and some of her friends in this
From the News:
Miss Margaret Holleran left last Friday
afternoon for Omaha, where she is to begin a
thorough course of study in stenography at the
Boyles' Business College.
John Lasher and Albert Peiper, Little Rock
township, were passengers to Canada last
Tuesday. Their destination was Davidson, near
which city their recently acquired farms are
located. They intend spending a number of weeks
there, erecting buildings and getting things in
readiness for moving their goods there in the
Philip Marshall, the Jew injured in the wreck
near here about a month ago, was discharged from
the Luverne hospital Tuesday and came down to
look up witnesses preparatory to beginning a
suit against the Rock Island for heavy damages.
It will be remembered that Mr. Marshall was able
to move about quite readily until the arrival of
the physicians and almost immediately began to
suffer the most excruciating pains.
From the Democrat:
Fred Mohl was in Sioux Falls Wednesday to
inspect a stock of hardware, which the owner
thinks of trading for Wadena county land.
Slade and Landis have opened their roller
skating ruink at Becker's hall, and the sport is
enjoyed nightly by many of the young people. The
skates are of the latest and best design and the
floor is in fine condition.
Ferdinand Esser and N.J. Bank left Tuesday for
New Ulm to visit Arnold Esser. From there Ferd.
will go to Redwood Falls to look over a business
proposition, and Bank will go to St. Paul, where
he has a position offered him.
Benjamin Wise, of Primghar, Iowa, has bought
Ferdinand Lenz's fine farm of 280 acres in
Westside township. The consideration is
understood to be not far from $18,200, a big
bunch of money, not too much for a property so
desirable. The land is as good as the best in
this part of the county and is well improved.
Mr. Wise expects to take possession next spring.
C.C. Hanson, of Little Rock, was in Worthington
Monday on business concerning the estate of the
late Lena Hanson, of which he is administrator.
Sheriff Fauskee was here Tuesday subpoenaing
viewer on ditch No. 8, near Worthington. The
viewers will meet on December 10th.
From the Tribune:
While playing with some other children at the
Presbyterian fair Wednesday night, little Emma
Ebert fell off from a chair and broke the large
bone in her arm. The bone was at once set, and
no serious results are expected.
Ed and Andrew and Joe Weinandt are home from
Page, North Dakota, where they have been working
for about a year. Brewster looks so good to them
that they will probably remain here until
spring, and possibly longer.
Tom Bryngelson and family came back from O'Brien
County, Iowa, last week, and took the train here
Wednesday night for their new home at
Married in Washington.
Mr. Arthur P. Moffat, and Miss Gertrude E.
Stuart were married at Rockford, Wash., Dec. 11.
The bride is a sister of Mrs. Leon Morris of
Brewster, where she lived until two years ago.
Mr. Moffat is also a former resident of Hersey
township. They will make their home at
NEWS IN MINNESOTA
EVENTS OF A WEEK THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
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Ivory E. McKusick, Stillwater.
Frank Gunther, Minneapolis.
John Mark & Co., Minneapolis.
John Clark, Minneapolis.
Hans Nelson, Minneapolis.
Dr..Edward Murray/Murray institutes for
Amos Bacon, Wadena.
Ethel Agnes Krause, St. Paul.
Ida Strucke, Lester Prairie.
Henry Murphy, Minneapolis.
Dell Fuller, Lake Crystal.
Thomas Whelan, St. Paul.
Peter Glassrud, Eldred.
Thomas S. Outram, Minneapolis.
Christine Elgeross, Willmar.
Andrew J. Foster, Minneapolis.
Morgan Jones, Minneapolis.
Friday, December 21, 1906
New Masonic Officers.
The installation of the new officers of
Fraternity Lodge No. 101, A.F. and A.M. was held
last Monday evening. The following are the
officers for the ensuing year:
Worshipful Master -- W.E. Bloom
Senior Warden -- C.M. Crandall
Junior Waren -- S.S. Smith
Treasurer -- Lee Shell
Secretary -- W.M. Evans
Senior Deacon -- Jas. Mackay
Junior Deacon -- O. Carncross
Tyler -- A.J. Kannal
Chaplain -- W.W. Loveless
Stewards -- W.G. Ramage and Walter Dunbar.
O.W. Johnson who has been spending a few days
visiting his parents near Org, is assisting in
Sterling Bros.' clothing store during the
holiday rush. After Christmas he goes to Chicago
to spend a few days in the house before starting
on his trip for spring business. He is traveling
for a firm manufacturing men's neckwear.
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES
Nick Hendel is harvesting his ice crop.
Frank Koessler is still a single man, despite
many rumors and carefully made arrangements.
Peter Bonzellet has sold 160 acres at $49.50 per
acre to Anton Webber.
Edward Pank was married at Ocheyedan on
Wednesday of last week, to Miss Emma Hindt of
Dr. Dickman has bought the drug store and will
put in a full stock of goods.
From the Graphic:
W.H. Thomsen and J.L. Mangleson are attending a
convention this week of the Retail Implement
Dealer's association in Sioux Falls, S.D., which
is holding a three days session in that city.
The Misses Anna Flentje and Edna Comer were in
Worthington yesterday between trains.
E.D. Tripp, Theo. Bahls and E.H. Wellhausen
attended the Sunday meeting last night in
Duncan Sutherland is on his way home from Canada
and is expected to arrive this afternoon.
From the News:
The two year old son of Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Mackay
fell off a chair this morning and suffered quite
a serious injuries by coming in contact with a
nail during the course of his fall. The injuries
are on the body and are quite painful.
Mrs. Edward Fogarty was a passenger to Hardwick
this morning to make the acquaintance of the
little grandson who arrived at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Tom Kennedy last night. May his life be
a happy one.
Albert Peiper and John Lasher returned the
latter part of the week from Winnipeg, Canada,
where they went last week with the intention of
commencing the work of erecting buildings on
their farm. On arrival at Winnipeg they found
that there were no trains running on the new
road over which they had intended to travel and
their land could not be reached. On their return
they were in the big wreck near Fergus Falls but
fortunately suffered no injuries.
Matt Pri_ster, one of the members of the Board
of Supervisors of Lyon county, Iowa, committed
suicide at 11 o'clock Tuesday morning by cutting
his throat with a pocket knife. The deed was
committed in the barn on the rear of his
property and the act was the outcome of an
investigation of Mr. Preister's official record
by the Lyon county grand jury which has been in
progress for several weeks and which resulted in
their returning a bunch of indictments against
him the day before.
From the Democrat:
Misses Grace and Maud Cooper, Maud Graves and
Mary Tinnes were made members of the Eastern
Star, Wednesday evening.
William Johns and W.R. Grapes returned from
Rochester Tuesday. On examination the surgeons
found that Mr. Johns is not afflicted with
cancer of the intestines and that the ailment is
of a much less serious nature. He is to return
to the hospital in about two weeks and may at
that time undergo an operation.
John E. Faragher started for southern California
last Tuesday. He expects to remain there until
the cold weather is over in Minnesota.
Mrs. Frederika Martens left Tuesday for
LosAngeles, Calif., where she will spend the
winter with her daughter, Mrs. Ella Forsythe.
She was accompanied by her grandson Harvey
From the Enterprise:
Eddie Wemple who had one of his eyes injuried
[sic] sometime ago, had to submit to an
operation one day last week and have the eye
ball scraped. A growth had formed over the pupil
of the eye and it was necessary to remove this
before the sight could be restored. Since the
operation he is getting along nicely.
H.C. Constable returned Tuesday evening from a
ten days absence. He was in Chicago two or three
days buying goods and from there went to Ketland,
Ind., and visited with Mrs. Constable, who is
spending the winter with her parents.
From the Tribune:
Misses Margaret and Rose McCall returned Monday
night from sojourn at Excelsior Springs,
Missouri, where they had been for the former's
health. Miss rose is very much improved, and
will probably spend the remainder of the winter
F.C. Stitser, the Worthington harness maker, has
sold out his business and may move to Kansas
City. He was a candidate for county treasurer
two years ago, and was well known in this part
of the county. He was among the few really
enterprising businessmen of Worthington, and
that town will miss him very much.
Rev. Samuel Wallace, the newly appointed pastor
of the Methodist church in this place, arrived
last week, and on Sunday occupied the pulpit
both morning and evening. Mr. Wallace was a
schoolmate and neighbor of Mrs. Leon Morris
several years ago, when the Wallace and the
Stuart families resided near Westbrook.
I.F. Kelley made a trip to Minneapolis Tuesday.
Thos. King of Lismore was [a] county seat
J.S. Frink made a business trip to Estherville
Dave Herline is reported to have suffered a
A.M. Renner transacted business at Brewster
between trains Tuesday.
John Sather is assisting in M.J. Martin's store
during the holiday rush.
Thos. Cunningham of Hersey was in town Wednesday
on a trading trip.
Glen Baker has returned from a visit of several
months in Garval, N.Y.
John Nelson of Bigelow did trading in
Worthington Wednesday afternoon.
Chas. Lindstrom was in from Bigelow Wednesday
Born -- On Saturday Dec. 15, 1906, to Mr. and
Mrs. Will Johnson, a daughter.
Rev. Sam Wallace of Brewster attended the Sunday
meetings Wednesday evening.
Rev. J.P. Child came over from Fairmont last
week to attend the revival meetings.
Lee Humiston is home from the military school at
Culver, Ind., for the holiday vacation.
John Hill of Sioux City, Ia., is visiting at the
home of his brother Will Hill, the cigar maker.
The Misses Anderson of Round Lake were at the
county seat Wednesday on a shopping trip.
A.E. Ober, who lives on the west side of Jackson
county was in Worthington doing holiday trading.
Mrs. Wilber Dodge returned to her home at Sioux
City, Ia., Wednesday, after a visit with
W.E. Madison shipped a car of hogs to Chicago
last Saturday. Sunday night he shipped a car of
cattle to Sioux City.
Mmes. Randolph and Morris, and Miss Ehlers of
Brewster came down Wednesday evening to attend
the tabernacle meetings.
Mark Scott returned yesterday from Montana,
where he has spent some time on a claim. He will
remain over the holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Moffatt of Davenport, Wash.,
who came east on a wedding trip, are visiting
friends here and at Brewster.
Mrs. Alvina Friborg of Ellsworth was examined
before Judge of Probate Cory, Tuesday, as to her
mental condition, and committed to the asylum at
St. Peter. Sheriff and Mrs. Fauskee took her to
that institution Tuesday night.
G.F. Hillstrom of Callendar, Ia., was in the
city few days this week visiting friends and
looking after business matters. Mr. Hillstrom
was a former resident of Worthington, but is now
engaged in the real estate business at Callander.
John O. Larson a prominent farmer of Indian Lake
township, was a pleasant caller yesterday
afternoon. Mr. Larson says he completed his corn
harvest and the crop turned out better than
anticipated. He says he has raised (...)
J.J. Kies made a business trip to Fulda last
Capt. A. Schaffer of Rushmore spent Monday in
Robt. Schmidt has gone to Blue Earth City to
Tom Rosen of Rushmore was a guest at the Western
Mrs. Cora Maxwell of Sibley, has been attending
the Sunday meeting here.
Mrs. Jas. Montgomery of Wilmont did shopping in
Worthington last Monday.
County Commissioner Timens was down from Wilmont
on business last Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Barron of Rushmore did
trading in Worthington Friday, last.
Rev. Sage of Windom was here a couple of days
attending the Sunday meetings.
Dr. and Mrs. Carrell of Rushmore attended the
meetings at the tabernacle Sunday.
Mrs. A.P. Vail and children of Seward attended
services at the tabernacle Sunday.
Adolph Amondson left on Tuesday for Elon, Ia.,
to spend Christmas with his parents.
Miss Lillian Webb is clerking in Braces jewelry
and art store during the holiday season.
Harry Hobson was in Minneapolis for a few days
this week on Canadian land business.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Kelley has returned home after a
visit of several days with their son I.F.
Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Ludlow of Rushmore, attended
the Sunday meetings here last Sunday.
The Sundberg farm of 200 acres was sold Monday
to parties in Worthington. Harry Hobson made the
Mrs. I.T. Branigan of Edna, Ia., was a guest at
the home of her daughter, Mrs. E.K. Smith, over
F.W. Green, who has been fireing on Nos. 15 and
16, has gone to Council Bluffs to spend
Christmas with his parents.
Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Jones, of Adrian, have been
visiting their son Ed, and occasionally taking
in the Sunday meetings.
Dr. E.C. Dieckhoff left last Tuesday for
Brownsville, Texas, where he will spend several
weeks of the cold weather this winter.
J.J. Kies transacted business at Kinbrae Monday.
He drove over and back, and found the weather
anything but agreeable.
H.R. Tripp, register of deeds elect, has moved
his family up from Round Lake. They will occupy
the Torrance dwelling on 10th ave and 7th
Rev. G.M. Bailey, district missionary for the
American Sunday School Union, returned Monday
from a campaign in Murray county. As the result
of ten days gospel meetings he reports sixteen
Senator Dan Shell went to St. Paul Monday on
H.G. Eggleston of Reading was a Worthington
Ed Moberg and J.B. Blomgren came in from Bigelow
last Thursday evening to attend the Sunday
R.H. Diechoff spent last week with his family in
this city. He left Monday on a trip through
Sam Swanson and crew returned on Saturday
evening last from Elk township, where they had
completed a farm building for Geo. Hacker.
W.H. Gilbert, a former resident of Worthington,
and at one time proprietor of the roller mills,
died recently at his home at Dayton, Washington.
Mrs. J.P. Biltgen, who sustained some very
painful injuries a couple of weeks ago in a fall
down a stairway at the court house, is making
O.F. Blood, of the Worthington Plumbing Co.,
spent last week at Sioux City installing a team
heating plant in a new residence recently
completed for his mother.
J.E. Walling of Butte, Neb., was a guest at the
home of W.E. Bloom a few days this week. He also
visited in Elk and Seward townships. Mr. Walling
was a Nobles county pioneer in grasshopper
A delegation of Mankato people including Dr. J.W.
Andrews, G.M. Palmer, T.C. Piert, Humphrey
Roberts, Rev. Peter Clare, A.C. Gran and W.W.
Davis came down last Monday to interview
Evangelist Sunday in regard to a series of
meetings at Mankato.
NEWS IN MINNESOTA
EVENTS OF A WEEK THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
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Mary Little, Marysburg.
Frank H. Miner, Janesville.
Edward Dawson, St. Paul.
Nora/John Meyer, St. Wendel.
Ole Niestad, St. Paul.
Sanford S. Small, Minneapolis.
Haakon Johnson, Red Wing.
Daniel Dahmans, Maywood.
Antonio Pucci, Grove City.
C.M. Olson, Mankato.
Sarah Critchley, Mankato.
Miss Ellen Johnson was at Worthington last
Tuesday doing her holiday trading.
R.T. Clark left last Tuesday for a two weeks
visit at his old home at Hope, Kansas, he will
also stop at Superior, Neb. before returning to
take charge of the Cedergren farm for the coming
Andrew Thompson of Rushmore is spending a few
days with his brother Oliver.
Mr. and Mrs. John A. Saxon left last Tuesday for
Worthington where they will take in the Sunday
The band is progressing finely their latest
member being E.P. Johnson who comes as a
saxaphone player and Gust Rudquist with a
From the Signal:
Howard Westby accompanied his cousin to the
county seat Friday where he spent the day at the
home of Ole Carlson.
Theodore Cramer received a telegram Friday
containing the news of the death of his father
which occurred at his home in Wisconsin on
Thursday. Theo departed on the afternoon train
Friday and would reach his old home about 8
o'clock Saturday morning and would be there in
time for the funeral. The father had been under
the care of attendants for some time and his
death was expected might occur at any time on
the account of his advanced age. All extend
their sympathy to Mr. and Mrs. Cramer.
Oscar F. Larson with a party of young people
attended preaching at the tabernacle Saturday
G.F. Hastings and family were also in attendance
at the Sunday meeting Saturday night.
F.A. Matheson and D.M. Holland was among those
from Route 1 to attend the men's meeting at the
tabernacle Sunday afternoon.
We are glad to note that C.M. Holland is able to
be out again after being shut in with typhoid
fever for about six weeks.
Will Hodgson returned from Spencer, Iowa, the
first of the week and will do chores for Henry
Holmes this winter.
Miss Rensie DeBoer closes her school in the
Holland district Friday for a two weeks
vacation. Miss Rensie is making a success of
this her first school and the parents of the
district may congratulate themselves for
securing so estimable a young lady to instruct
Ed Moberg was in from Bigelow Saturday.
Will Cunningham of Brewster was a visitor
Henry Haggard of Indian Lake was in town
J. Low of Loraine was in the city Wednesday
J.E. Shore of Ransom was a county seat visitor
A.M. Renner made a business trip to Heron Lake
Jens Langseth of Indian Lake did trading in
D.J. Chambers of Wilmont was a visitor at the
county capitol Tuesday.
F.T. Graves of Ransom transacted business at the
county seat Wednesday.
Gust Nystrom of Indian Lake was in town Saturday
taking in the sights.
Sam Tow and wife of Brewster attended the
tabernacle meetings here Sunday.
Born -- On Tuesday, Dec. 18, 1906, to Mr. and
Mrs. W.N. Shanks, of Seward, a son.
A. Oberman will leave on Tuesday of next week
for Elk River to look after his logging
Mr. and Mrs. V.E. Butler of Heron Lake were
guests at the home of G.A. Fairfield last
Chas. Erickson, who lives four miles northwest
of town, was in Worthington Wednesday doing
D.H. McKellar and wife of Brewster were guest at
the Western last Sunday. They came down to hear
Prof. G.B. Haverson, principal of the Luverne
high school, come over Wednesday to hear Rev.
Sunday's sermon in the evening.
J.F. Flynn spent a number of days at Ellsworth
the first of the week visiting his mother and
looking after business matters.
John Hogan of Turtle Lake, Wis., a prominent
insurance man, stopped off here Tuesday on his
way home from a trip to Mexico.
Mr. Earl Coss of Luverne spent several days here
this week visiting her mother, Mrs. Mott, and
attending the Sunday meetings.
Rev. A.S. Willoughby and N.W. Boyes, of
Edgerton, Minn., were guests at the Allen
Wednesday and Thursday. They came down to hear
M.W. Taylor, district deputy for the Ancient
Order of United Workmen, is in the city working
in the interest of that excellent order. He
expects to put through a large class of
candidates here in and few weeks.
Wesley Young, cashier of the First National
Bank, Morton Smith, assistant cashier of the
State Bank, and Theo. Behrenfeld, stock buyer,
of Heron Lake were down Saturday night to hear
Howard Durfee, express agent at the Omaha depot,
one day last week sprained his ankle, with the
result that he was partially incapacitated for
duty one day, and with difficulty attended to
his work for some days more.
The following Heron Lake people attended the
Sunday meetings Wednesday afternoon and evening:
Rev. Sage and wife, Mrs. W.L. Callison, Mrs. A.
Blinkiron, Misses Mary Luenberg, Ethel St. John,
Windom Citizen: The following composed the party
to Worthington Sunday to hear the noted
evangelist: Mr. and Mrs. Borst, Miss Borst, Mr.
and Mrs. Porter, Mrs. Officer, Mrs. Morton, Mr.
Yerkes, Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Gillam, Dr. and Mrs.
Beise, Mr. Perkins, Prof. Williams, Mrs. Hunter,
Mr. and Mrs. D.U. Weld. They returned with
expressions of the greatest admiration for the
man wonderful ability. Mr. Borst says he pulls
off his coat, rolls up his sleeves and works
like a human dynamo, a man of keen intellect,
powerful feeling and great command of language.
Fifteen hundred people listened to him. Several
of those who went Sunday will return and spend
two or three days.
Friday, December 28, 1906
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES
Clayton Bedford is home from the State U. at
Minneapolis, and Arba Bedford is home from the
Worthington High school for the holidays.
The new officer of the M.W.A. camp will be as
follows: V.C., Chas. Hamstreet; W.A., S.
Fagerness; Clerk, H.C. Constable; escort, J.J.
Rohwer; physician, F.A. Carrell, Watchman, Ivie
Baird; Sentinel, S.T. Wood.
R.J. Jones and family headed a large delegation
of Reading people who went to Worthington Sunday
to hear Rev. m. A. Sunday preach.
Mrs. Chas. Hagberg went to the county seat the
latter part of last week to have some dental
Will Bullick held a turkey shoot last Saturday.
Clay pidgeons were used for targets.
Mrs. F.W. Shaffenbergs is visiting in Nebraska.
Our townsman James Baird intends soon to start
for California where he goes to visit his
daughter, Mr[s]. Mactier. He expects to be gone
about three months.
Misses Tillie and Jennie Sietsema are at home
for the holidays, from the Mankato normal
school. They have a vacation of two weeks.
From the Tribune:
Stude and Pinz are rushing the work on their new
mill, and expect to be ready for business next
week. The main building is 18x20, with 14 foot
post, and attached to this is an engine room
12x18, with 10 foot posts. The motive power for
the grinders will be furnished by a traction
engine belonging to H.R. Pinz.
Rev. Hunter's family, consisting of his wife and
two daughters, arrived here Wednesday from North
Carolina, and are now getting settled at the
G.W. Roth was up from Worthington Monday. He
reports that the Sunday meetings are booming,
and it is all he can do to keep off from the
Mrs. T.K. Olson left here Wednesday for
Wahpeton, North Dakota, where her eldest
daughter, Mrs. C.E. Johnson resides. Mrs.
Johnson's four year old son is very ill with a
complication of diseases and is not expected to
recover. Mrs. Olsen intended to go sooner, but
was kept by the illness of her own children.
From the Signal:
James Runger went to Worthington Sunday noon
where he remained until the local freight Monday
morning. He was at attendance at the tabernacle
Mr. and Mrs. F.J. Pingel were passengers for
Worthington Thursday morning where they spent a
few hours viewing the Christmas sights.
Cards are out announcing the wedding of Miss
Nellie Hubbard to Mr. William Widman. The
ceremony is to take place at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Hubbard on the evening of January 10, 1907
at 8 o'clock.
Michael Hand, who moved his family to Sibley a
short time ago, decided he would much rather be
here so he moved them back to Bigelow Wednesday
and now occupies the room over the store room
occupied by M.J. Hubbard.
From the New:
A.E. Huntington came down from St. Paul,
Tuesday, to spend several days in looking after
business matters. He has disposed of [h]is
interest in the St. Paul National bank and soon
after the first of the year will leave for the
Pacific coast, where he expects to enter
Patrick E. Fogarty for many year a resident of
this community, passed away at the hospital, in
Breckenridge, Minn., Saturday, December 15th.
Fred Essman was a passenger to Worthington
yesterday morning, to undergo a medical
examination preparatory to applying for a
Through her attorney, S.D. Riniker, Mrs. J.K.
Fisher of Little Rock has entered suit against
her husband for $1,700.00 alimony and a divorce
permitting her the custody of her minor
children, of which there are four. Mr. Fisher's
personal property has been attached to guarantee
the payment of any judgement that may be
rendered in the courts.
R.H. Matheson left Monday for a two weeks visit
at the old home near Mason City Iowa.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Nazarenus departed Tuesday for a
ten days visit with relatives and friends in
Benton county, Iowa.
Mrs. C.A. Steineman placed the carrier and
family under obligations Saturday for a nice
roast of beef. Thanks, many Thanks.
One young man of the north end is starting a new
fashion, he was buggy riding with his best girl
Christmas eve, with sleigh bells on his horses.
Leonard Scriven is spending a few weeks with
friends at Spencer, Iowa.
The carrier is indebted to Mrs. Car Graff for a
dressed goose and Mrs. G.F. Hastings for a
dressed duck, nice fat one which he found in
their mail boxes Monday, and which he and his
family and a few friends did justice to
Christmas for dinner. He also received
substantial favors, viz, from Fred Lundeen, sack
of corn, Ed Larson sack of oats, Mrs. Edith
Palmer Putnam a book of poems, he sincerely
thanks the many friends for their kind
Rev. P.A. Schwarz of Windom, and Rev. H.M.
Hancock of Adrian, attended the Sunday meetings
Mr. Spartz of Wilmont was a county seat visitor
Wednesday. He made the trip in an auto of his
Mr. and Mrs. John Whalen of Reading were in the
city yesterday doing trading and transacting
other business. Mr. Whalen made this office a
W.G. Ramage is gathering his ice harvest.
Max Cale is home from Minneapolis for the
Mrs. H.D. Woodford is reported to be seriously
Albert Leistico is buying horses for the Chicago
WM. Free of Wilmont was a Worthington visitor
J.J. Kies is on the sick list, being threatened
H.D. Kies of Dow City, Ia., is home for the
Miss Stillwell of Spirit Lake, is a guest at the
Geo. and Albert Damon are spending their holiday
vacation at home.
Miss Anna Morris of Mankato is a guest at the
home of Frank Glasgow.
W. Borst and wife of Wilmont were registered at
the Worthington last Saturday.
Banker Chas. Nienaber and Theo Babls of Round
Lake were county seat visitors Wednesday.
Mrs. Mina Johnston of Minneapolis is visiting at
the home of her sister, Mrs. Lee Shell.
Miss Marie Dovery has been on the sick list this
week, having been threatened with lung fever.
Miss Gladys Humiston, who is attending school in
Minneapolis, is home for the holiday vacation.
Dr. N.J. Nessa and C.J. Anderson of Brewster
attended the Sunday meetings here Wednesday.
Wilber Hunt is spending part of vacation
visiting at the home of his grand parents near
J.E. Johnson and John Anderson of Org were in
the city Sunday to attend the tabernacle
John Hyslop and wife and R.L. Jones and wife of
Fulda, attended the Sunday meetings here
Mrs. Stanton entertained the Sunday school of
St. John's Episcopal church yesterday afternoon
at her home.
Joe Pass of Wilmont passed through town
Wednesday on his way to Des Moines, Ia., to
Deputy Public Examiner C.E. Johnson has spent
the week here checking up the accounts of the
several county officers.
Mrs. Clark who was seriously hurt a couple of
weeks ago by a all [sic] at the Glasgow home, is
making satisfactory recovery.
Mrs. A.R. Mann came down from Windom to spend
Christmas with her husband, who is running the
Omaha line's pumping station here.
Mrs. Wm. A. Sunday arrived last Saturday from
Chicago, and will assist her husband in his
evangelistic work. She was accompanied by Wm.
Miss Mattie Hastings has resigned her position
in G.W. Patterson's office and will after Jan.
1st resume her old position as deputy Register
The Emrich Brothers, of Wilmont, passed through
town Wednesday enroute for Chicago. They are
making the trip overland in an automobile of
their own manufacture.
The Misses Mamie and Jennie Jones, of Cherokee,
Ia., are here for a week's visit with their
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Jones. The Misses
Jones are the leading milliners of Cherokee, and
report a very prosperous business the past year.
Mrs. Randall of Adrian, who was on her way to
Iowa Falls, one day last week, was taken ill on
the train before reaching Worthington. At this
place she was taken to the hospital, where a few
hours rest and treatment enable her to proceed
on her way.
Among the visiting clergy in the city in
attendance upon the Sunday meetings are the
following: Rev. W.J. Robinson, Pine Island, Rev.
F.O. Krause, Jeffers, Rev. Mr. Firth and Rev.
Mr. Carver, Luverne, Rev. Mr. Johnson, an
evangelist, Rev. J.F. VanCamp, Pipestone, Rev.
S.A. Cook, Windom, Rev. Mr. Wallace, Brewster,
Rev. H.M. Hancock, Adrian.
Ben Voss was in from Elk last Saturday.
Dwight Harden came down from St. Paul, to spend
Mrs. W.A. Weed, Spirit Lake, is visiting at the
home of John Fitch.
M. Thompson of Rushmore, did shopping in
Worthington last Saturday.
Mrs. Lottie Brayton returned from a visit with
Bigelow friends, Sunday.
Miss Grace Watson, of St. Paul, is the guest of
her sister, Mrs. R.L. Morland.
R.J. Jones and family were in from Reading
Sunday attending the tabernacle meetings.
Mrs. Claribel Hart, Rock Valley, Iowa, was the
guest of Worthington friends over Sunday.
Prof. G.B. Hayerson of Luverne came over Friday
to attend the tabernacle meetings.
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Thom of Rushmore, were
attendants at the Sunday meetings Friday.
Mrs. William Marple, of Minneapolis, arrive
Sunday for a visit with her mother, Mrs.
A.F. Bostrom, of Vinton, Iowa, is spending the
holidays visiting at the home of his parents,
Bennett Joel, the teacher in district No. 20,
Ransom township, was a Worthington visitor last
Misses Rose Sather, Emma Ferguson and Fanny
Hendricks are home from Mankato for the holiday
Herman Steffins, wife and three children, of
Chicago are visiting his mother, Mrs. Biltgen.
They came Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Lawson and little daughter
Marie, went to Omaha, Monday for a holiday visit
Mr. and Mrs. John Salstrom and son Paul, and
Miss Salstrom of Bigelow were over Sunday
visitors at the Biltgen home.
Mrs. Hattie Bassett and daughter Bernice, and
Mrs. James Dickerson, of Rushmore, were
Worthington visitors Friday and Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Ager, Rushmore, were the guests
of Mr. Ager's parents, Friday, and attended the
evangelistic meetings at the tabernacle.
Misses Amy Forbes and Laura Pepple are home from
Duluth, where they are attending the normal
school, for the holiday vacation.
L.M. Sorem of Ransom was in attendance at the
meeting of the county school boards held last
Saturday. He made this office a pleasant call.
John A. Anderson of Kinbrae came down last
Friday to do his holiday shopping. His daughter,
who is attending school here, accompanied him
The Whist Club was entertained by Mr. and Mrs.
Stanley Moore last Saturday evening and a very
enjoyable time resulted. Four new members were
added to the club.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Walberg visited Worthington
friends a few day the latter part of last week.
Mr. Walbern has been on the road for the Cuddahy
Bros. the past year.
Carl O. Swanson arrived last week from Prophet's
Town, Ill., and is making his home with C.A.
Erickson, who lives northwest of town. Mr.
Swanson has taken out an auctioneer's license
and will engage in that business.
G.C. Fellows of Elk was in town Wednesday.
Rev. I.N. Darnell held service at Org on
C.W. Becker of Wilmont was a Worthington visitor
Mrs. Ivan Erickson and son visited relatives in
Little Rock this week.
Mrs. W.V. Olin spent Christmas with her parents
at Edgerton, Minn.
Cashier M.O. Page of the Beaver Creek bank, was
a guest of C.T. Tupper Wednesday.
Hugh Barry who is attending Business College in
St. Paul, came home to spend Christmas.
Miss Margaret M. Brooks is spending the holiday
vacation at her home at Cannon Fall[s].
Miss Avis Voak, who is attending Business
College at St. Paul, is home for the Christmas
E. Nordquist of Indian Lake went to St. Paul on
Sunday to visit his wife, who is in a hospital
The Bible study class led by Miss Miller has
nearly a hundred members and meets at half past
Mr. and Mrs. Coxe of Barnum, Minn., spent
Christmas here at the home of their daughter,
Mrs. W.G. Ramage.
J.P. Hoffman of Round Lake passed through town
Tuesday on his way home from Mankato to spend
C.L. Maxwell and family are spending the
Christmas holiday visiting at their old home at
A.M. Renner, local manager of the Western
Implement Co., spent Christmas with his parents
at Comfrey, Minn.
Miss Maude Conrad of the public school corps of
teachers is spending the holiday vacation with
her parents at Chicago.
O.W. Tupper came up from Cherokee, where he is
employed in a bank, is to spend Christmas under
the parental roof.
Jet Smallwood is home from Minneapolis for the
Attorney J.F. Flynn spent Christmas with friends
Attorney John A. Cashel spent Christmas at his
old home in Winona.
O.H. Nystrom was in from township last Saturday
Mrs. C.J. Smallwood is enjoying a visit from a
sister, Mrs. Wilson, of Milwaukee.
Vandy Duba enjoyed a visit from a brother living
at Brewster, the first of the week.
Banker C.R. West came down from Brewster
Wednesday to attend the Sunday meetings.
A.L. And R.M. Gilman of Round Lake, were
registered at the Western on Wednesday.
Wm. Oxford of Seward township attended the
meeting of the school boards here last Saturday.
Geo. Innes, the mayor of Rushmore, was a
business visitor at the county seat last
Landlord D.V. Lees and family of Brewster,
attended the tabernacle meetings here Wednesday.
Thos. Prideaux, manager of the Rushmore
Mercantile Co's store, visited relatives here
Bert Forbes is home from Altoona, Wis., to spend
the holidays visiting his mother and sisters.
Mrs. A. Schaffer, of Hersey township, left the
latter part of last week for Chicago, to spend
Christmas with relatives.
Misses Edith and Francis Clark are attending the
meeting of the Minnesota Educational Association
at Minneapolis this week.
Editor M.R. Berkheimer of Wilmont, passed
through town Wednesday on his way to Humbolt,
Ia., to visit relatives.
F.M. Hickman leaves this week for the twin
cities. From there he will go in search of a
location. Mrs. Hickman will remain here until
the close of the school year.
A.H. Lawrence, of Reading, was a Worthington
visitor yesterday and made this office a
pleasant call. Mr. Lawrence has been working
into the dairy business, until at present it is
bringing him in an income of $75 per month. Does
dairying pay. Well, ask Mr. Lawrence.
NEWS IN MINNESOTA
EVENTS OF A WEEK THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
[NOTE: if you want more
info about this article, please email me. People
named in the article are below.]
Frank Johnson, Stillwater.
Andrew Magnuson, Stillwater.
George Burton Young, Young-Quinlan co.,
Frank Grandfield, Anoka.
Colonel Frank T. Corriston, Minneapolis.
H. Alden Smith, Smith & Wyman, Minneapolis.
Joseph Veigel, Mankato.
August Ohlius, Stearns county, St. Cloud.
Mr. and Mrs. George Dietz, Owatonna.
Christian Olstead, Wanamingo, Goodhue county.
Mayor A.J. Halsted, Brainerd.
Thomas J. Coleman, Minneapolis.