The Omaha depot at Sheldon was destroyed by fire Thursday.
Last Friday afternoon Mesdames E.J. Wolven and Edward V. Voak
entertained a party of about forty ladies on the Wolven lawn. A
very pleasant social afternoon was enjoyed by those in
At the family residence in the village of Round Lake on Saturday
evening of last week occurred the death of Charles Antritter at
the age of 59 years. His death followed several years of
suffering from a cancer and came as a welcome relief. Deceased
is survived by a wife and several children. The funeral was held
on Monday and was largely attended.
The Misses Lear treated a party of young people to a sail boat
ride last Friday afternoon, followed by a picnic supper and
campfire at the Foelschow grove. It was a most enjoyable affair.
Robt. Wilson of Chicago, is here on a visit at the home of his
uncle, Judge G.W. Wilson.
Rev. R.L. Webber of Marshall, district organizer for the Sunday
School Union was here a number of days this week visiting old
Jud Mattson is at home for a visit with his family this week.
Miss Carrie M. Kinley visited friends at Lakefield last week.
Miss Ethel Dunlap of Heron Lake is a guest of her sister Mrs.
Miss my Forbes was the guest of Miss Hazel Stephens at Luverne
Miss Levridge of Mankato was a guest at the home of M.P. Mann
E.L. Ecker, contractor of Heron Lake, was a business visitor to
our city Saturday.
Miss Ella Larson went to Sioux City for a short visit with
friends Tuesday morning.
The family of Carl Bishop have removed to Pipestone where they
will spend the summer.
Mrs. Claribel Hart, of Rock Valley, Iowa, visited friends in
this city last Friday and Saturday.
P.H. Brown and wife returned from their trip to Wisconsin on
Friday last. They had a very pleasant time.
Ray Hawley came down from Minneapolis last Saturday for a short
visit with his parents and many friends here.
John Larson, of Bigelow township was a welcome caller at the
sanctum of this great family journal, Monday afternoon.
J.E. Johnson of Org, who has been spending several months in
Texas, has returned home and made us a pleasant visit last week.
Miss Esther Clausen returned to her home at Chicago Saturday
after a weeks visit with the family of her uncle and friends in
Lost - A pair of glasses between 9th street, 6th ave. and depot.
Finder please return to Amanda M. Anderson and receive reward.
F.H. Densmore, editor of the Wilmont Initiator, accompanied by
his brother C.H., were welcome callers at this office on
A.R. Albertus and daughter were at Minneapolis over Sunday
visiting Mrs. Albertus who is undergoing treatment in a hospital
at that place.
Mrs. Frank Dean has so far recovered from her recent
accident at to be able to be about again which will be
pleasing news to her many friends.
Mrs. Marie Marple has returned to her home at Minneapolis
after a very pleasant visit with her mother Mrs. Biltgen and
other Worthington relatives and friends.
C.R. Larson and Charles G. Larson, prosperous young farmers
of Indian Lake were among our visitors on Saturday arranging
for weekly visits of the Advance at their homes.
Miss Rose Perry, of Adrian spent her Fourth in this city.
Sheriff Fauskee made a business trip to Adrian on Tuesday.
Dr. and Mrs. Dodge visited with friends at Wilmont last
A.G. Anderson of Indian Lake was in on a trading trip
Alfred Mahlberg a prominent young farmer of Bigelow township
attended the celebration the 4th.
Miss Ada Montgomery, of Wilmont was the guest of Miss Mamie
Smallwood during the past week.
Miss Helen Nichols, of Lake Park, Iowa, was the guest of
Mrs. M.P. Mann and family this week.
Harry Allen and wife of Iowa Falls, Iowa are guests of his
parents and numerous friends in this city.
Miss Myrtle Walters of Estherville, Iowa, was a guest at the
home of M.P. Mann a day or two this week.
Mrs. S.W. Meyer, daughter and three children of Hastings,
Minn., are guests at the home of her sister Mrs. H. Hawley.
Mrs. W.C. Hawley of Hammond, Wis., is a guest of her son
County Recorder Hawley, and will spend the summer in
Miss Mildred Pendergast entertained a number of her young
playmates Monday afternoon at a birthday party. The little
people had an excellent time and greatly enjoyed the
P.G. Anderson and family are at home after a brief visit
with relatives and friends at Philipsburg, Kansas. Mr.
Anderson thinks that the soil down there doesn't begin to
compare with that of Southwestern Minnesota.
R.F. Lamb, of Slayton has been with us the past week looking
after the business of the Western Implement Co. of which he
is a member. "Dick" has many old time friends in this
vicinity who are always glad to meet him.
C.J. Wilson and wife of Estherville, Iowa, and Mrs. Charles
Smith and daughter, of Minneapolis were guests at the home
of C.J. Smallwood over Sunday. Mr. Wilson is division
superintendent of the Rock Island railroad.
Round Lake Graphic: Ralph Beckley, of Worthington, is Round
Lake's new butcher, he having closed a deal with F.E. Scott
the forepart of this week, so we understand. He took
possession of the business Monday.
Fulda Press. The Western Implement Co. bought the farm
implement business of J.M. Dickson and took possession
Frank J. Liepold, of Heron Lake, was a caller at the Advance
office yesterday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. James Bigson came over from Luverne Wednesday
for a short visit with Worthington relatives and friends.
Mrs. Glattly a former resident of this city has been
renewing old acquaintances here this week. She now resides
Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Krusenwark from Slayton spent the Fourth
at Worthington and visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Mrs. William Smyth, of Rockford, Iowa, has been the guest of
her sisters Mrs. Frank Dean and Mrs. G.W. Patterson this
B.B. Sontag and C.H. Cabot, with their wives and children
and Mrs. L.F. Lammers and two children, of Heron Lake, were
among the crowds in this city yesterday.
Ed Moberg, of Bigelow made professional calls in Indian Lake
the first part of the week.
Miss Alice Nystrom, who had a limb fractured last week, has
been very sick. We hope she will soon recover.
To the best of our knowledge Wm. Wickstrom was the first
farmer to commence haying this year, putting up some hay
stacks in June.
Dr. Jordan of Sioux Falls, S.D., preached morning and
evening at the Swedish Baptist church last Sunday, to a very
attentive and appreciative audience.
Dr. Jordan, President of the Sioux Falls College, has been
visiting a few days at the home of Hans Nystrom, his son
Henry being one of Dr. Jordan's pupils.
A.W. Buss is making arrangements to build a new farm
Mrs. Newberg, of Murray county, is visiting relatives in
Bigelow this week.
Peter Carlson, has accepted a position with Wm. Wickstrom
for the summer.
Wm. Robertson, a prominent figure in threshing circles has
bought an Advance threshing rig for this season.
A sociable was held last Friday evening at P.A. Johnson's.
The young people present all report a very enjoyable
Mr. E.E. Fields left Monday for his home near Rushmore after
spending the Fourth here and visiting relatives in this
Mr. Henry Fields and lady were among the ones to attend the
Mr. Clarence Tweeten was up from Lake Park to spend the
Fourth and take in the show.
Miss Ella Tweeten was up from Lake Park the 4th and 5th to
visit relatives and to take in the doings in town.
Mr. Kuntz and wife of Elk was visiting at the home of Mr.
Crafts last Sunday.
Mr. Fields and Mr. Pratt were visiting at the home of Mr.
Jim Shanks last Sunday at Seward township.
Miss Layman of Lorain is visiting her sister Mrs. Craft this
Miss Lottie Jenkins came up the Fourth to visit relatives
and friends here.
Roy Anderson celebrated the Fourth and attended the
Hagenbeck circus at Sioux Falls last week returning
Rev. Gravander occupied the pulpit at the Baptist church
last Sunday forenoon and evening.
Miss Unda Saxon who has been at Denver, Col. for over a year
returned last Wednesday for a few months with her parents.
Mr. Andy Christensen of Luverne visited friends here last
week returning Friday.
C.R. and Walter Saxon were in Jackson county last week and
purchased some registered Aberdeen Angus stock, they believe
as land raises in value they will raise higher priced stock.
Miss Josie Anderson of Denver, Col., arrived last Wednesday
for a months visit with old time friends.
S.B. Bedford, T.H. Prideaux, and J.H. Bryden transacted
business in the twin cities last week.
Capt. and Mrs. A. Schafer are spending a month at Madison
J.H. James and wife of Minneapolis have been the guests of
Miss Ivie Baird spent the Fourth at Elkton S.D.
Mrs. Flynn spent the Fourth with her son at Worthington.
Born - On July 4th, to Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Terhark, a
Miss Ella Martens was married at Los Angeles June 15th, to
Mr. Richard Forsyth.
The four year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Beak, who
live northeast of town was badly bitten in the face by a dog
a few days ago.
The Burk Bros. of this place have bought a stock of hardware
at Torronto, S.D. M.B. Burk will be in charge of the new
(From the Graphic)
The Misses Bessie Tripp and Pearl Bass were passengers
yesterday morning to Arnold's Park.
Rev. Morgan, of Windom, arrived here last Friday afternoon
to assist in a series of meetings begun that night in the
E.G. Larson's grove, Round Lake township.
Dr. C. Dolan, of Worthington, made professional visit to the
J.P. Iverson home in Round Lake township, Monday. Mrs.
Iverson, who has been sick for the past four months, he says
Chas. Nienaber drove to Worthington yesterday with his
daughter Lena, to consult a doctor about a wound in the
bottom of his girl's foot, made a few days ago by running a
sliver of wood into it. She is getting along nicely and is
able to be out and around.
Henry Studebaker was in from Elk Wednesday.
F.I. Hendrick of Wilmont was in the city Sunday.
Miss Julia Hyland is visiting in Chicago for a few weeks.
Dr. and Mrs. L.R. Gholz visited at Sprit Lake over Sunday.
Sterling Lawton made a trip to Sheldon the first of the
Wm. Fowler of Brewster was a Worthington visitor Sunday.
D.S. Morris of LaGrange, Ill., is a new addition to Bridge
Supt. Glasgow's force.
Harry Hodges of Sheldon, lineman for the Western Union, was
a visitor here Tuesday.
D.E. Harvey, Ole Wicklund and Geo. Olund of Brewster were
business visitors Tuesday.
Jas. Fadden of Ocheydan on Wednesday shipped a carload of
horses from here to South Dakota.
Mark Graves the hustling real estate dealer of Lismore
transacted business at the county capital Tuesday.
Miss Rae Leverich returned to her home at Mankato Monday
after a weeks visit with friends at this place.
Ed. Jones and family left Wednesday for Adrian where they
will spend a week with Mr. Jones' parents.
Miss Myrtle Walter who has been a guest at the home of M.P.
Mann, returned to her home at Estherville, Ia., Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Salstrom of Bigelow, are spending a couple
of weeks in Chicago on a visit with relatives and friends.
Mrs. J.H. Wickman, and children, and Mrs. Oscar Sterling and
children are visiting relatives at Gowrie, Iowa, this week.
Marshal A. Anderson and family returned on Tuesday night
from Madison Lake, where they spent several days visiting at
the home of his parents.
E.L. Ecker of Heron Lake, who has the contract for the stone
work on the new Congregational church, arrived Monday and
began operations on the job.
Judge Quinn this week handed down two decisions in the
matter of County Ditch No. 6, which drains east lake. The
decisions are in favor of the county in each instance. The
appelants were, Elizabeth Anton in one action, and Geo.
Doeden in the other.
Division Supt. Chas. Wilson of the C.R.I.&P. Ry., was in the
city Wednesday on official business. Mr. Wilson was at one
time operator for the Omaha at this place, but has made
rapid advances in life until he now fills the position of
division superintendent. His home is now at Estherville, Ia.
C.H. Kunz of Elk spent some time in the City the latter part
of last week looking for his son, who had disappeared since
the circus. Mr. Kunz learned that the young man had bought a
ticket for Sioux City. The boy is considerable past 20 years
of age and should be able to take care of himself, but as no
intimation was had of his intention to leave, his actions
caused considerable surprise and some apprehension to his
S.S. Taylor of Heron Lake was a Worthington visitor Monday.
R.F. Lamb of the Western Implement Co. spent Sunday at
Born - To Mr. and Mrs. L.C. Harris on Tuesday evening July
10th, a son.
J.H. James of Minneapolis, who is interested in a line of
elevators spent Monday in Worthington on business.
Miss Myrtle Robinson of the Advance force spent from
Saturday until Monday at Luverne, visiting at the home of
Dr. J.P. Fostere, state veterinary for South Dakota, came
over from Huron this week for a short visit with his friend
G.W. Patterson of this city.
H.B. Williamson, district manager for the Standard Oil Co.,
has transferred his headquarters from Worthington to
Pipestone and has been given a new territory.
Mr. Harry and Miss Georgia Lear left last Saturday for Lake
Okaboji, where they will remain until next Monday. On
Saturday Mrs. Lear and Miss Grace will go down to remain
W.O. Tillman and U.G. Cummings of Wilmont passed through
town Tuesday on their way home from Rochester, where Mr.
Cummings had been operated on for appendicitis. The
operation was very successful and Mr. Cummings made a speedy
Fred Trip has bought W.I. Capenters'
[Carpenters'?] gas launch.
County ditch No. 6, which drains east lake, was finished
John Swanson of Rushmore was a guest at the Western last
W.E. Madison on Tuesday shipped a car of hogs to Chicago.
F. Landin of Adrian transacted business at the county seat
G.A. Nichols of Estherville, Ia., was registered at the
Western last Saturday.
W.M. Cline of Summitt Lake transacted business in
Worthington Friday last.
Miss Irene Coster of Hawarden, Ia., is here on a visit at
the residence of J. Ronan.
J.M. Kimmell of Reading was in the city Wednesday laying in
a supply of building twine, etc.
Thos. Ronan and wife of Hawarden Ia., are here on a visit to
their sons, the Ronan brothers.
Hon. Gilbert Gutterson stopped off between trains yesterday.
He was on his way to Magnolia, where he is to deliver an
address today at a farmers' picnic.
Miss Nettie Fitch returned on Saturday from Minott, N.D.,
where she has spent several months. Miss Fitch has taken a
claim in that section and will return there in the fall.
Prof. C.K. Warne, of Waterloo, Ia., who had spent a couple
of weeks here looking after matters pertaining to our
Chautauqua, left last Saturday for Charles City, where he is
interested in another Chautauqua.
Miss Lottie, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wes Jenkins,
and Mr. Frank Nienkerk, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. A.
Nienkerk, were united in marriage at Worthington last
Thursday. The contracting parties are both residents of
Little Rock township.
Geo. Jones of Reading was a Worthington visitor Friday.
A. Oberman made a trip to Nebraska the first of the week.
Banker W.P. Rempel of St. James, transacted business in
A Pretty Home Wedding.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. B.B. Morris of this city was the
scene of a pretty home wedding at high noon Wednesday, July
18th, when Miss Edna Mae Mackey the daughter of Mrs. Morris,
and J. Arthur Hansberger were joined in the holy bonds of
wedlock. The ceremony was performed by Rev. G.A. Cahoon in
the presence of about 40 relatives and intimate friends. The
home was beautifully decorated with flowers and ferns. A
group of bells was suspended from the center of the parlor
ceiling and festoons of ferns reached from these to the
corners of the room. The bay window in which the wedding
party stood was decorated with fern and a wedding bell
covered with sweet peas. The bride was attired in cream
colored silk and carried brides roses, she was attended by
Miss Myrtle Turer who was attired in white and carried
carnations. The groom was attended by his brother Mr. Clyde
Hansberger. Mildred Mackey, sister of the bride, acted as
flower girl and Donald Wilson, nephew of the groom, as ring
bearer. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Morand for the
past few years has been a well known and highly esteemed
teacher of our county.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Hansberger of
Lorain and has been reared to manhood in Nobles county,
where he has a host of admiring friends.
They left over the Rock Island Wednesday afternoon for a
short wedding trip and were followed by a shower of rice and
old shoes and the best wishes of their many friends.
A quiet and very enjoyable picnic party was held at the park
Tuesday evening. Those present were the families of Jas.
Mackay, Wm. Chaney, and J.A. Town. Miss French of Rochester,
and Messrs. Sterling and Henry Palm, of Winona, were also
Co. F Going Into Camp.
Co. F, 3rd Regt., M.N.G., will leave here Sunday morning for
Lake City, where they go into camp for ten days at Camp
Lakeview. The commissioned and non commissioned officers are
all expected to go, as well as privates, who have no valid
excuse. The Company will muster about 60 officers and men.
The boys will be drilled under the eye of Regular Army
officers and will in other ways become familiar with the
life of a soldier.
Arthur Dewey, of Hersey township, was quite seriously hurt
last Saturday in a fall from a stack of hay that he was
building. Dr. Dolan was called to attend him and he reports
the injuries serious, though not necessary fatal.
At the pleasant home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Diehn of Round
Lake township, Jackson county, was solemnized on Thursday,
July 12, the marriage of Mr. Herman Soenke of Lake Park to
their daughter Miss Etta Diehn. Rev. G.A. Cahoon of
Worthington performed the ceremony in the presence of the
immediate relatives of the parties. They are both well known
and popular young people of Jackson county. They will make
their home in South Dakota.
The Last Call.
E.A. Peterson, died suddenly Wednesday afternoon at his home
south of the Omaha track. He had been up town shortly after
dinner, and returning home he went to bed.
His wife went to call him for supper, but found him dead.
The coroner was called, but he concluded that death was
caused by heart failure, death having occurred while Mr.
Peterson slept, and he made no further examination. The
remains were yesterday shipped to Andover, Ill., for
interment. The deceased was 72 years of age. He had been a
resident of Nobles Co. about five years, and had made his
home in the city the past three years. He leaves a widow and
two married daughters.
Mrs. C.W.W. Dow is calling on old friends in Ransom this
week. Mr. and Mrs. Dow were among the very first settlers in
Mrs. L.M. Guernsey of Rushmore, is spending a few days this
week with her people here in Ransom. Quite recently she
returned from Turner county South Dakota, where she went to
visit a son with whom she made her home in that country for
some years; there as here the crops promise well.
Mrs. Carper, we learn is on the sick list at present. Mr.
Carper was around the other day looking for a girl to help
in the house until Mrs. Carper is better. The health of the
neighborhood generally is quite good.
Mr. and Mrs. N.M. Sorem of Bigelow, were Ransom visitor last
Sunday. Mr. Sorem has taken an active part in organizing the
Bigelow telephone company and in company with others, has
put the service in good running order. It is pushing men of
this kind that keep the world moving.
Ernest Wiese of Round Lake transacted business at the county
seat on Monday.
Brewster Tribune: E.F. Buchan, the Worthington photographer,
was here Tuesday to fill his appointment, as had been
announced. He expects to come to Brewster on regular dates
if business warrants. Mr. Buchan does fine work and invites
the public to call on him when in town. His next visit to
Brewster will be on Tuesday July 24, from 10:30 to 1:30.
(From the Leader)
Miss Davis of Worthington, arrived Monday for a visit out at
the A. Obele home.
Ida Deuel arrived from Worthington Friday, for a visit at
the home of John Glovka and other Lismore friends.
About twenty-four boys and girls gathered at the Knips home
just north of town, and enjoyed a very pleasant afternoon in
the form of a lawn party in honor of Miss Katie and Master
Henry Sawyer who are visiting here.
Saturday afternoon Mr. Harry Shad severed his connections
with the Higgins livery barn and Monday took his household
goods to Adrian, his wife and child following him that day.
Tuesday he returned for the remainder of the goods.
O.H. Nystrom was the first to finish haymaking this season,
completing that work last Friday.
Miss Marie Anstrom, of St. Paul, arrived last Sunday for a
visit with her mother, Mrs. Helen Anstrom.
Mr. Ed. Moberly, one of the old and prominent threshermen of
our community has accepted a position with the Thompson &
Saxon rig as water hauler.
The Hedlund threshing company has secured the services of
Bill Johnson as engineer for the fall.
Dr. A.B. Williams and Louie Harris spent Sunday at Rock
Rapids visiting with friends and relatives.
E.W. Hayes drove to Adrian Tuesday evening.
Mrs. A.B. Williams is spending this week visiting with her
parents at Rock Rapids.
Mrs. Cummings, who has been visiting with her son U.G.
Cumming departed for her home Wednesday.
Miss Edith Sell spent Sunday with her parents north of
Lismore, returning on the train Monday morning.
Left over from last week.
Mrs. E.W. Hayes spent Wednesday afternoon with the Young
family near Reading.
Emerich & Sons took a trip to Adrian in the Auto Saturday
Miss Emma McKeever who has been working at the Commercial
Hotel returned to Worthington Monday.
Chas. Densmore of this place is now visiting with relatives
Mrs. Linen, who has been quite sick the past week is now
recovering and is able to be about.
Mr. and Mrs. Holland, of Kinbrae, and Mr. D.M. Holland and
family of Elk, were guests at the home of Geo. Storing last
Miss Booth of Seattle, is home on a visit and has been
staying with her sister, Mrs. Will Shanks.
(From the News)
Rev. Father Griffin returned Wednesday from Clinton, Iowa,
where he every fortunately secured five Sisters for next
season's work in the new Parochial school.
Mrs. C.A. Bird and Margaret Holleran were hostesses Monday
afternoon at a lawn party, in honor of Misses Reihsen
[Reishen?]. The party was given
on the lawn of the Bird home and about twenty-five were
present to enjoy the afternoon's pleasures. Croquet and
tennis were the amusements indulged in, and a delightful
luncheon was served.
The new elevator for Ellsworth is now an assured fact. John
P. Coffey, the Luverne miller, has been granted a site by
the Rock Island company.
G.W. Lear was at Sioux Falls Monday.
S.B. Bedford was over from Rushmore Wednesday on business.
Miss Anna Johnson returned on Monday from a visit to the
Miss Graves of Adrian is said to be a candidate for county
A Miss Christianson of Minneapolis is a guest at the home of
Robt. Smith has moved into his house on the corner of 7th
avenue and 10th street.
W.E. Bloom has spent the week at Reading, where he has a job
of moving a house.
Harry B. Lewis' store was broken into Tuesday night, but
nothing of value was taken.
I.F. Kelley and family returned the latter part of last week
from their visit in Iowa.
Mrs. G.A. Fairfield entertained the Birthday club last week
in a most delightful manner.
A.T. Latta made a trip to Sheldon on Tuesday to distribute
advertising matter for the Chautauqua.
Mrs. Lear and two daughters and son Harry returned on Monday
from a ten days outing at Okoboji lake.
Mr. and Mrs. Holmes of Graham Lakes, accompanied by Mrs.
Soles transacted business in the city Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. R.P. Dorgan, of Minneapolis, were in
Worthington Tuesday and Wednesday. Mr. Dorgan came here on a
S.B. Bedford and wife, of Rushmore, were in the city Monday
on their return from a trip to Ashland, Bayfield and other
Wm. Burchard, proprietor of the Worthington Creamery on
Tuesday received the silver medal for butter exhibited by
him at the St. Louis exposition in 1904.
T.A. Palmer and Ernest Sterling made a tour of the town on
the Sioux Falls branch on the Omaha, Tuesday and Wednesday,
to distribute Chautauqua advertising.
A party of Worthington gentlemen including H. Hawley, Ray
Hawley, Louis Lear, Lee Forbes and A.W. Stangland went down
to Lake Okoboji Monday, returning in the evening.
W.E. Proper, of Worthington township, on Tuesday evening
took home a new hay stacker, bought of the Western Implement
Co. Mr. Proper is one of the progressive farmers of the
Rev. W.B. Gage, of the Highland Park church of DesMoines,
Iowa, will occupy the pulpit of the Westminster Presbyterian
church next Sunday, both morning and evening.
Harry Stowell is soon to remove to Sioux Falls having been
given the position of engineer on the yard engine at that
place. He is succeeded on the yard engine here by Clint
Dr. G.O. Moore, 34 years ago planted two soft maple trees on
his residence lot. Today these trees measure 6 feet 7 inches
and 6 feet 2 inches in circumference, respectively, or a
little over 2 feet in diameter. If our farmers had planted
more trees in early days their wood lots would now be quite
a source of revenue.
Warren Rose was the complaining witness.
[Don't know what this sentence goes
to. It's just sitting here, all by itself.]
Anna and Rosa Saiter are visiting relatives at Algona, Iowa,
Mrs. W.M. Evans and Miss Grace Wood visited friends at Sioux
F.L. Runyon of St. Paul has spent the past week here
visiting old friends.
Rev. Sanders of Fulda, preached at the M.E. church last
Nic Weinandt went north on Monday to distribute advertising
matter for the Chautauqua.
Mrs. Stone and daughter of Pipestone, visited Worthington
friends last week.
Two daughters of Aaron Johnson are home from Chicago on
visit under the parental roof.
E.J. Thorem came up from Bigelow township Sunday to meet a
guest coming on the afternoon train.
The Oyen Art Co., of La Crosse, have force of men at work
decorating the interior of the court house.
Rev. Irving H. Darnell, pastor of the First Baptist Church,
will preach at the Rust school house next Sunday.
E.J. Jones and family returned on Tuesday from Adrian, where
they spent a week visiting relatives and friends.
Messrs. Elon Williams and Chester Harding and Misses Rena
Babcock and Esther Harding picnicked at Round Lake Sunday.
Miss Pearl Snyder of Fulda, spent the past two weeks here
visiting at the home of her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. W.E.
Miss Mary Anstrom returned Sunday from St. Paul and is
spending her vacation visiting at the home of E.J. Thoren in
John Hogan, a prominent merchant of Turtle Lake, Wis., spent
several days here last week visiting at the home of his
brother, Christ Hogan.
Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Nance last Friday joined the excursion to
Ashland and Superior on the Omaha line. They were absent
E.L. Johnson, of Org, did trading in town Tuesday.
I.P. Fox transacted business at Sibley last Friday.
C.C. May of Adrian registered at the Worthington Tuesday.
Merton Yeomans, Jr., of Brewster was in the city Saturday.
Geo. Jones of Reading registered at the Western last
Attorney E.H. Canfield of Luverne was a Worthington visitor
C. Mylius and W.R. Mansel of Adrian were in the city on
business last Sunday.
Frank Schwab, of Fulda, passed through town Monday on his
way to Luverne.
Wanted - A girl for general house work. Apply to Mrs. Foster
Moore, R.F.D. 5, City.
H.S. Hobson, our hustling real estate man, had a number of
land buyers here the past week.
Cashier John S. Tolverson of the Farmer's State Bank at
Fulda, was in the city on business Tuesday.
J.A. Walstrom manager of the Fairmont Creamery Co. was here
on business Tuesday and Wednesday.
Jeweler F.C. Brace transacted business at Sioux Falls last
Miss Josephine Coughran spent Sunday at Sioux Falls,
visiting her father.
W.I. Humiston went to Duluth last week to sit as a juror in
the federal court. Mrs. Humiston and daughter accompanied
Editor Randolph and family transferred here Monday being on
their way home from Magnolia, where they had visited
relatives over Sunday.
Ralph Beckley is running a meat market at Round Lake.
C.G. Anderson, who had been a resident of Worthington for
upwards of 15 years, died at his home on north 10th street
Sunday, July 22, aged 68 years. The funeral was held on
Monday, interment being made in the Worthington cemetery
beside the remains of his wife, who died last winter. The
deceased leaves two sons, John and Chas. Anderson.
Mrs. H.R. Edwards and daughter returned home from their
Wisconsin visit Saturday.
Lost End of Finger.
Little Helen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Madison met with
a painful accident on Sunday afternoon. With some other
little girls she was playing with a lawn mower and in some
manner the first finger of her right hand was caught by the
revolving blades of the machine and completely severed just
below the nail. Dr. Humiston was called and dressed the
injured member and the little one is doing as nicely as
possible under the circumstances.
Called to Iowa by Death of Father.
Mrs. G.A. Fairfield received a telegram last Friday morning
containing the sad news of the death of her father, T.C. Ely
which occurred at Elma, Iowa, on Thursday afternoon of last
week. He was 77 years of age. Mrs. Fairfield accompanied by
her son Charles went to Elma Saturday morning to attend the
funeral which was held on Sunday. She will have the sympathy
of many friends in the bereavement that has come to her.
F.J. Killpatrick of Adrian was in the city Monday.
W.E. Madison last Saturday shipped a carload of hogs to
Marshal M. Finnerty of Ellsworth was a visitor at the county
seat last Friday.
Miss May Stockslager of Boone, Ia., is a guest of Mrs. G.W.
Lear for a few days.
Mrs. J.S. Seeley of Round Lake on Tuesday bought a driving
horse from A. Oberman.
Attorney E.H. Canfield of Luverne had legal business in
A. Oberman held an auction sale of western horses last
Saturday at the Omaha stock yards.
J.W. Pepple, of the train dispatcher's office at St. James,
spent a few hours here Sunday visiting his parents.
A.M. Renner, manager of the Western Implement Co., returned
on Sunday from his trip to Boston, much improved in health.
He says he had a very enjoyable trip.
L.A. Fancher, the genial manager of the Colman Lumber Co's.,
yard at Reading was in the city Monday arranging for
accomodations for himself and family at the coming
Mrs. A.C. Dickens, of Heron Lake was the guest of Mrs.
Calvin Moen Monday. Mr. Dickens is a brakeman on the Sioux
Falls line and is arranging to move his family to this place
Dr. G.O. Moore, president of the Worthington State Bank,
makes gardening something of a hobby, and usually has one of
the best gardens in the city. He recently picked a tomatoe
which measured 15 inches in circumference.
J.D. Wood manager of the Peavy elevator made a trip into the
country Tuesday. He says he drove a long way, and never saw
small grain looking better. A fine hay crop has been secured
and corn is coming on in good shape.
P.C. Miller, of Sioux City was in the city yesterday in the
interest of the Interstate Fair, to be held there Sept. 10
to 15. He says they are going to have a bigger and better
fair than ever before. The entries in the live stock exhibit
will be larger than ever.
The Misses Salmonson, who have been visiting with relatives
and friends in the city for the past three weeks returned to
their home at Laport City, Iowa, Tuesday. They were former
residents of Worthington and greatly enjoyed their visit
among old scenes. The Advance acknowledges a very pleasant
Mrs. E.M. Crosby is visiting friends at Sibley for a few
Col. J.A. Town, transacted legal business at St. James last
Jos. Houser of Elk township was in the city Monday doing
J.P. Biltgen, has bought the Oliver residence property on
Miss Mildred Harding returned last Saturday from a visit at
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hansberger returned last Saturday from
their bridal tour.
Mrs. J.H. Wickman and children returned last Friday from a
visit in Iowa.
Mrs. A.W. Bartlett, of Cambridge, Ia., is visiting at the
home of Rev. J.S. Kies.
H.G. Beckley, of the Herald, spent several days in
Minneapolis on business this week.
Mrs. Herman Stephens and son of Chicago are here visiting
her mother Mrs. J.P. Biltgen.
Lew Salstrom of Bigelow and Mr. Christenson of Chicago were
visitor at the Biltgen home last Sunday.
Peter Cedergreen and wife of Boone, Ia., are spending a few
weeks on their farm in Bigelow.
Mrs. M.P. Kennedy and daughter Helen visited here over
Sunday with her daughter, Miss Ella Kennedy.
Alma Conner and Eva Fairfield, day operators at the
telephone central, spent Sunday with friends at Adrian.
G.W. Patterson was exhibiting on the streets on Monday a
stock of grass measuring over 8 feet in length.
Mrs. W.M. Evans, spent the week camping at Round Lake. Mr.
Evans joined her as soon as he was released from the
coroner's jury on Tuesday.
Mr. Lawrence Bates, Mrs. Wm. Fulton and Mrs. Chambers, of
Sioux Falls, are here on a two weeks visit with Mr. and Mrs.
G.W. Lear, at the Worthington.
Mr. and Mrs. John Harden, left last Monday for Rochester,
where Mrs. Harden will submit to a surgical operation. Her
many friends will hope for a favorable outcome.
County Supt. L.W. Abbott and family visited at Ellsworth
over Sunday. They drove over there and back, and stopped at
several places on the way. They report a pleasant trip.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Sprouse and the latters mother, Mrs. E.A.
Peterson returned last Sunday from Andover, Ill., where they
had gone to attend the funeral of Mr. E.A. Peterson.
Mrs. G.W. Billington of Spring Green, Wis, has been visiting
her sister Mrs. J.N. Dodge the past three weeks. She leaves
Worthington Friday morning for an extended visit with her
daughters in Iowa and South Dakota, expecting on her return
to her home in Wisconsin some time in Nov. to again visit
her sister at Worthington.
Miss Ruth Funston, of Mankato, is a guest at the home of G.A.
Ernest Wiese of Round Lake transacted business at the county
seat on Monday.
Joseph Gates, and son of Heron Lake, were in the city Monday
on their way to Graettinger, Iowa.
R.F. Lamb, who has been looking after business for the
Western Implement Co., at this place during the absence of
Manager Renner, has returned to his home in Slayton.
Mrs. Frank Klein, of Rushmore came up Sunday and spent the
day visiting relatives.
Miss Davey of Rushmore came up Saturday to visit friends.
Mrs. Engwall, of Sheldahl, Ia., arrived last Saturday for a
visit with her brother E Thoren, manager of P. Cedergreen's
Mr. and Mrs. P. Cedergreen, of Boone, Ia., are making a few
days visit on their farm in Bigelow. Mr. Cedergreen is a
locomotive engineer on the C.&N. W. Ry.
Some of our Bigelow folks and other friends spent Sunday at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.F. Holm, of Indian Lake.
Following a three course dinner the afternoon was most
agreeably spent, and the honored few present report a very
Wm. Robertson a prominent farmer of Bigelow believes in
up-to-date farming. He took out a manure spreader, Tuesday
A.G. Finck's mother, who has been visiting here for some
time returned Tuesday to her home in Fillmore county.
Ruth Edna, two year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Kimmel
died, July 21st. She had not since her birth enjoyed the
best of health and in the early morning of Saturday last her
little spirit entered the realm into which the power of man
cannot reach to recall. Interment took place in the "Brethern"
cemetery Sunday forenoon.
Mrs. W.H. Booth of Sioux Falls arrived Saturday to spend a
few days with her parents Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Wemple.
Mrs. Dorson Bedford of Provo, Utah is visiting relatives and
friends in Rushmore on her way home from Chicago where her
son Fred is employed.
Mr. S.C. Wemple made a business trip to Adrian Tuesday.
J.B. Ludlow has received a thoroughbred Scotch Collie puppy
from southern Iowa. It is of high breed and ought to make a
good dog for sheep and cattle purposes.
H. Hawley, Register of Deeds, was over from Worthington in
his automobile Tuesday evening.
Chas. Mylius and wife of Adrian were over Friday visiting at
the home of S.B. Bedford.
S.T. Wood drove to Worthington Tuesday evening to meet his
son and daughter, Lester and Helen, who had been visiting at
Traer, Iowa for two weeks.
T.A. Falgether of Wilmont was in the city on business