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Friday, May 4, 1906

I.P. Fox Returns.

I.P. Fox assistant cashier of the Citizens National Bank, returned on Tuesday from his trip to the Pacific coast, after an absence of a month. He visited a large number of cities on the trip and reports having had a very good time. Among the principal towns visited were Bozeman, Montana, Spokane, Pasco, North Yakima, Seattle, and Tacoma, Washington, Portland, Salem, Ashland and other points in Oregon, coming home by way of Salt Lake City and Denver. He left Mr. Schraeder at Ashland. Geo. Voak of Brewster, who accompanied him on the trip, returned with him.
 
Marriage Licenses
 
Granted by the Clerk of Court since our last report.
 
H.S. Meyers to Martha M. Bliefernecht.
 
Wm. Oberloh to Nettie Bakker.
 
H.J. Blume to Abbit Staubus.
 
Henning Grann to Ellen Johnson.
 
Chas. R. Ross to Violet G. Ervine.
 
Brown Hedebrink to Nanna Behrens.
 
Around the Neighborhood.
 
Miss Mable Bryden has been elected as principal of the Rushmore schools for the coming year. Prof. Jones who has had charge of the school for the last two years is to go to North Dakota.
 
Fulda Republican: Mrs. James Shanks, living southeast of town, was severely burned one day last week. She was burning up some rubbish and the straw mulching in the grove caught fire and in her exertion to put it out she became exhausted and would have burned to death had not help arrived when it did.
 
F.H. Densmore has taken charge of the Wilmont Initiator and will endeavor to make a newspaper out of it.
 
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Operator McGinty of Heron Lake, was a visitor to our city Sunday afternoon.
 
G.H. Luehrs is putting a new tin roof on the Masonic block.
 
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES

Indian Lake.

 
Gust Nystrom had the misfortune to lose one of his fine driving horses last Saturday.
 
Mrs. H. Larson is erecting a fine addition to her dwelling house on Pine Hill Farm.
 
A real estate deal was closed last week whereby Albert and George Olund bought their fathers farm, the se1/4 sec. 28 Indian Lake.
 
Mr. Peter Cedargren left last Friday for his home in Boone Iowa.
 
Miss Pearl Nordberg of Sioux Falls, S. Dak., arrived last Friday remaining over Sunday with her grand parents.
 
Mr. and Mrs. E. Nordquist left Monday morning for Mankato returning on the afternoon train.
 
Lew Christensen and David Larson captured a den of foxes last Thursday containing five young ones and one old one.
 
John A. Saxon made a business trip to Ocheyedan, Iowa, last Tuesday.
 
Mr. John Olund of Clear Lake, Iowa, was transacting legal business here Friday, remaining over Sunday.
 
Frank Saxon of Worthington took dinner with his wayside bachelor brother last Sunday.
 
Emil Larson lost one of his best horses last Thursday the loss is rather hard as Mr. Larson is just starting in farming this spring.
 
Mrs. Dr. Saxon returned to her home in Worthington last Saturday after spending a week with friends in the country.
 
George Olund returned home last Thursday from a two weeks visit in Iowa.
 
Charlie Toener arrived from Sioux Falls, S.D., for a few weeks vacation and if he gets employment will remain this summer.
 
Reading.
 
H.J. Ludlow of Worthington was here Monday making a delivery of fruit trees, shrubbery, etc. We are pleased to see our people going into fruit culture the way they are doing.
 
Banker R.J. Jones and G.T. Bullick one of our leading farmers, went to Canada on Monday on a land deal.
 
A.R. Beilke made a business trip to Heron Lake on Monday.
 
A. Rust is in Illinois on a visit with relatives and friends.
 
Miss Anna Rust returned from Minneapolis on Friday, where she had been to study music.
 
The Farmer's Mutual Telephone Co, is about to extend its lines to the homes of C.L. Rowley, B.F. Kneise, John Buse and J.A. Dille.
 
Mr. Shafferberg has his restaurant in running order. This is a much needed institution in Reading.
 
Mr. Cowan, our blacksmith, is kept very busy these days.
 
Adrian.
 
The funeral of Charles Tinnes took place from the residence of his parents Friday at 2 p.m. A great number of friends and relatives had gathered to witness the last sad rites of the deceased. The casket was draped in the American Flag and an abundence of cut flowers the last offering of many friends. The pall bearers were Comrades from the 15th Minnesota.
 
J. Marse and daughter, of Slayton, Minn. came down Thursday to be present at the funeral of C.P. Tinnes.
 
Grant Cross was in Worthington Thursday.
 
Dr. Gould, of Worthington, was here on business Thursday.
 
D J Tinnes of Northwood N Dak, came down Thursday to attend the funeral of his brother Charles.
 
Captain Wm Wigham was at the county seat on business Thursday.
 
Arnold Esser, of Wilmont was in Adrian Friday.
 
Bert Timmons left Tuesday morning for St Paul where he intends to engage in the carpenter trade with his Uncle, Wm Timmons.
 
Miss Mamie Hanson who teaches school at Redwood Falls was called here to be present at the funeral of C P Tinnes.
 
Mrs. Chas Myius returned from Sioux City Friday.
 
Wm Tentler, of Lismore, was in Adrian Friday.
 
Everett Mohl and Ted Cooper went to Chicago Monday with four carloads of cattle belonging to Ed Cooper.
 
James Madden who represents Hecht & Zummock, Milwaukee, was home last week.
 
Mrs. C.B. Swanman conducted a special sale of millinery at Rushmore Tuesday and Wednesday.
 
Mr. Mike Pietz, the manager of the dry goods department in the big store, has sent in his resignation. Mr. Peitz expects to locate somewhere in South Dakota.
 
Rev. Hanson moved into the Sands residence on main street Wednesday.
 
The Faragher cottage recently vacated by Rev. Hanson is being painted and papered and put in readiness for Mr. Dumble, the new hardware man and family.
 
Ray Abbye left for St Paul Monday to take examination for a position in U.S. civil service.
 
T.E. Alexander, from Owatonna, Minn., is our new electrician and he arrived Monday.
 
LOCAL NEWS
 
D.E. Harvey was over form Brewster last Saturday.
 
C.B. Fairfield was a Mountain Lake visitor on Friday last.
 
J.H. Rogers of Wilmont was at the county capital on Monday.
 
Joe Brazel of Lismore was at the county seat on business last Monday.
 
Agent Shire of Prairie Junction, visited friends in the city Sunday afternoon.
 
Miss Maude Conrad was with Heron Lake friends Saturday and Sunday last.
 
Mrs. Stanley Moore went to Sioux City, Iowa, Saturday, for a brief visit with friends.
 
Miss Myrtle Walters, of Estherville, Iowa was a guest at the home of M. Mann this week.
 
Chas. E. Berry, who lives on the McBride farm, was in the city on business last Saturday.
 
Miss Esther Harding last Friday finished a term of school in the Voss district in Elk township.
 
Miss Frankie Clark, teacher in the Heron Lake schools, spent Sunday with her parents and friends in this city.
 
Mrs. F.M. Manson returned last Thursday from New York state, where she spent several months on a visit.
 
P.H. Brown was up from Corwith, Iowa, for a day or two visit with his family, returning to Iowa Monday morning.
 
A.R. Beilke, a leading merchant of Reading, passed through town Monday on his way home from a business trip to Heron Lake.
 
Mankato Review: - Mrs. J.J. Kies, of Worthington is visiting in the city as the guest of her mother, Mrs. Thuemeier, of State street.
 
H.J. Ludlow last week made large deliveries of nursery stock at Brewster, Rushmore and this city. He reports that his stock came in fine order.
 
Mrs. W.M. Evans was called to Los Angeles, California, the first of the week by a telegram announcing the critical illness of her mother, Mrs. A.E. Lynd.
 
The Christian Endeavor Society was entertained on Tuesday evening at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. E.V. Voak. A short business session was held after which the time was spent in a social way.
 
Dr. Walker came over from Hot Springs S.D. Sunday night and on Monday he and Dr. Geyerman performed several operations. Dr. Walker left again for the Springs on Monday afternoon.
 
J.F. Flynn went to Davenport on Tuesday to attend a meeting of the directors of the C.R. & N. Ry. Co. From there he will go to Chicago where he expects to buy several carloads of feeders to put on his farm north of town.
 
The Euchre Club was entertained on Monday evening by Mrs. Harvey Rew and Mrs. F.R. Coughran, at the home of Mrs. Rew. A pleasant session is reported. Mrs. G.W. Wilson won the head prize and Mrs. A.R. Albertus the consolation prize.
 
Luverne Journal: - The family of Mr. James Gibson arrived from Worthington last Thursday and remained until Monday, noon when they departed over the Omaha for Sioux City, Iowa, where they expect to remain until their home in Luverne will be ready. Mr. Gibson accompanied them to Sioux City and returned Tuesday morning.
 
R.H. Dieckhoff is home on a three weeks vacation.
 
Ole Ellingson of Indian Lake was in the city Wednesday.
 
Mart Levine has bought the building now occupied by his saloon.
 
Miss Lisle went to Sioux City Wednesday to visit her mother.
 
Henry Haggard was in from Indian Lake Tuesday on a trading trip.
 
Emil Larson of Indian Lake transacted business in the city Wednesday.
 
Co F. is making arrangments to build a rifle range at the old brick yard.
 
Druggist H.S. Meyers and bride returned on Monday from their wedding trip.
 
Mrs. W.C. Butcher of Estherville, Ia., is here on a visit to her mother, Mrs. M. Levine.
 
Jas. Montgomery, a prominent Wilmont farmer, was in the city on business Tuesday.
 
Edwin L. Brickson of the Adrian state bank was a business visitor at the county seat Tuesday.
 
Cashier J.E. Briggs of the First National bank of Wilmont was in the city on business Tuesday.
 
Mrs. I.P. Fox returned on Saturday from a visit of several weeks at Sibley, Ia., with her mother, Mrs. Wilbern.
 
Dr. F.E. Walker of Hot Springs, S.D. and Dr. DeCoster of Windom, were here the first of the week on professional business.
 
J.A. Albert of Luverne, a member of the firm of Albert & Rockwell, was here on a visit Sunday and Monday.
 
Laurence Esser, a hotel keeper of Ellsworth, is making a forty day sojourn at the county castle as the result of imbibing too freely.
 
E.H. Rich of Ft. Dodge, Ia., a stockholder of the Worthington State Bank, was here the first of the week looking after business affairs.
 
Mrs. O.E. Evans of Gowrie, Ia., arrived Wednesday, and will keep house for her son, Banker W.M. Evans, during the absence of Mrs. Evans in California.
 
H.S. Jones came up from Spencer, Ia., on Tuesday to attend a law suit in Justice Court in which he was defendant. The action was brought by Mrs. Netter to recover for services of a minor son.
 
Hon. Julius Schmall, of Redwood Falls, Republican candidate for state treasurer, was in Worthington Tuesday getting acquainted with our people. Mr. Schmall feels confident of success.
 
Mr. and Mrs. S.B. Bedford, of Rushmore attended the Sunday School rally here last Sunday afternoon and evening. They stayed over until Monday, being guests at the residence of Rev. G.A. Cahoon.
 
Charles O. Sawyer, editor of the Lismore Leader, was a caller at the Advance office, Monday. He has been in charge of the Leader for only about a month but has made marked improvement in its appearance.
 
Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Roth visited in Sheldon last week.
 
Barred Plymouth Rock eggs for sale. Mrs. G.A. Lincoln.
 
M. McCall, of Brewster, was a business caller last Friday.
 
Will Brown of Adrian was in the city on business Tuesday.
 
Jas. Dolan, of Fulda, was in Worthington on business Tuesday.
 
Born - On Friday April 27, 1906, to Mr. and Mrs. M.J. Martin, a son.
 
T. Kaufman of Hersey transacted business at the county seat last Friday.
 
Mrs. J.J. Kies returned last Friday from a visit with her mother at Mankato.
 
Born - On Thursday, April 26, to Mr. and Mrs. Ross Nelson, a daughter.
 
Mrs. Walter Barron, of Rushmore, was in the city Wednesday on a shopping trip.
 
Judge and Mrs. G.W. Wilson made a trip to Sioux City the latter part of last week.
 
Mrs. Wilbern of Sibley is here on a visit to her daughters Mmes. Hickman and Fox.
 
Geo. D. Dayton, of Minneapolis, was here a couple of days the first of the week on business.
 
R.B. Beeson of Breckenridge a former prominent resident of Worthington, was here on business this week.
 
Grant Morrison yesterday took his son Harold to the hospital at Rochester to be operated on for appendicitis.
 
The Tourist club will meet with Mrs. Jas. Mackay next Tuesday evening at 8 o'clock, for the annual business meeting.
 
Rev. Carl E. Oberg, pastor of the Swedish Baptist church, Indian Lake, made this office a welcome call Tuesday afternoon.
 
C.J. Paine, a prominent farmer of Hersey township, had business at the county seat Wednesday. Mr. Paine made the Advance a pleasant call.
 
W.C. Renshaw chairman of the town of Dewald, was in the city Wednesday appearing before the county board in the interest of his town in certain matters.
 
Mr. and Mrs. E. Norquist went to Rochester last Saturday where Mrs. Norquist was subjected to a medical examination at the famous hospital. They returned on Tuesday.
 
The School Board has employed Miss Lucile Way on the teaching staff for next year. Miss Way won the state oratorical contest this spring, and is now at Oberlin, O., representing Minnesota at the interstate oratorical contest. She graduates from the state U. this spring.
 
Mrs. C.P. Dolan visited in Sioux City last week.
 
A.F. Dring of Loraine was in the city Saturday on a shopping trip.
 
Mrs. W.M. Evans went to Sioux City last week on a shopping trip.
 
Fred Riedesel a prominent Lorain farmer was in on business Tuesday.
 
Cashier Ned Jones of the State Bank made a business trip to Wilmont on Monday.
 
N.A. Arvidson, the hustling implement dealer of Brewster, was in the city on business Tuesday.
 
Webb Vincent, G.S. Ringland of Fort Dodge, and C. Korsland of Livermore, Ia., were here the first of the week on business. They have an interest in one of the local banks.
 
Clyde Walbern, a former clerk in the store of Hart & Co., who is now on the road for the Cuddahy Packing Co., of Omaha, visited his family here last Saturday and Sunday.
 
Born - On Sunday April 29, 1906, to Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Davis, a son.
 
Peter Craemer, of Adrian, passed through Worthington Wednesday on his way home from Alton, Ia., where he had been to visit a son who is attending school there.
 
Mr. J. Bergstrom, aged and alone, living in a little house at the Swedish Baptist church, 2 miles east and 5 miles south of Worthington, Section 19 Indian Lake, has applied for and received admission to the Swedish Baptist Home for the Aged, Chicago, and desires to sell his household goods at his home, Saturday afternoon, May 5th, at one o'clock also the house and small shed. Let all attend and do an act of kindness to an aged man. -By order of committee.
 
Real Estate Transfers.
 
Recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds during the month of April:
 
W.W. Courson to Geo. Young, und. 1-6 of e1/2, sec 14-101-41, $1.
 
Julia P. Mapes to Daniel Bixby, lots 17 and 18, blk 12, Clary addition, Worthington, $525.
 
Pearl C. Brown to J.H. Boyd, lot 15, blk 1, 2nd add. to Worthington...$1250.
 
Mary A. Nelson to A.E. Stenzel, sw1/4 26-103-42...$6400.
 
Auditor Nobles Co. to B.H. Basing, lot 1, blk 2, Myra's add., Ellsworth...$7.
 
Auditor Nobles Co. to B.H. Basing, lot 3, blk 2, Myra's add., Ellsworth...$7.
 
D.J. Green to Gust Mecklenburg, lot 20, blk 14, Clary Add., Worthington...$100.
 
R.J. Jones to Josephine Hulser, lot 3, blk 9, Reading...$65.
 
Louise Cheatham to Gerald Sharp, piece in blk. 51, 2nd add. Worthington...$1250.
 
Gerald Sharp to Ed Cheatham, part of n1/2, nw1/4, e1/4, sec. 23-102-40, east of McMillan St...$3000.
 
A.O. Hendricks to Wm. Wallace, lot 2, blk 1, Faragher's add., Adrian...$310.
 
Geo. Lumbus to Wm. Wallace, lot 3, blk 1, Faragher's add., Adrian...$40.
 
Hens Erickson to State Bank of Lismore, part of se1/4, sec. 1-103-43, lying north of R.R. right-of-way...$3000.
 
Albert Fauskee to Emma Carstensen, lots 11 and 12, blk 4, Round Lake...$40.
 
W.C. Hodges to Ole Olson, lot 13, blk 13, Vil. of Wilmont...$275.
 
F.P. Martin to James Crawford, ne1/4, sec 11-104-41...$2800.
 
Rhoda C. Corwin to C.F. Modesett, lot 20, blk 10, Vil. of Bigelow...$35.
 
R.J. Beaton to Adam Buckelhausen, lot 1, blk 24, Beaton's sub-div., Hersey...$45.
 
E.F. Buchan to Elizabeth O. Myers, lots 15, 16 and 17, blk 8, Worthington...$2500.
 
Edward McManus to John Herdeman, nw1/4, sec. 29-101-41...$6560.
 
John A. Albinson to F.R. Galbraith, part of lot 28, blk 7, Vil. of Wilmont...$1000.
 
John A. Albinson to F.R Galbraith, lot 8, blk 2, Park add., Worthington...$2500.
 
John A. Albinson to F.R. Galbraith, lot 20, blk 1, Barnes' sub-div., 2nd add., Worthington...$3200.
 
G.W. Patterson to Alta Foster, ne1/4 and n1/2 se1/4, sec 17-103-40...$6250.
 
G.W. Patterson to W.J. French, ne1/4 and n1/2 se 1/4, sec 17-103-39...$1.
 
Floyd A. Matheson to C.E. Fletcher, se1/4 se1/4, sec 1-103-40...$1400.
 
C.E. Fletcher to C. Hilt, se1/4 se1/4, sec 1-203-40...$2000.
 
M.E. Graves to Jacob Back, blk. "T", Graves' southside add., Lismore...$687.
 
James Burke to W.R. Mansel, n1/2 sw1/4, sec. 23-101-43...$5000.
 
Michael Cox to Mathias Huss, s1/2 se1/4, sec 25, and south 25 acres, twp. 102-43...$5100.
 
Michael Cox to Peter Lenz, ne1/4 and north 60 acres of se1/4, sec 25-102-43...$11220.
 
Mrs. Ole Bakken to F.D. Lindquist, lot 6, blk 2, Dundee...$600.
 
Andrew Smithburg to William Smithburg, blk 6, Vil. of Dundee...$1400.
 
Ole Bakken to F.E. Lindquist, lots 5, 6, 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21, blk 5, Dundee...$100.
 
Aurelia Hovey to Malinda Hovey, lot 10, blk 9, Reading...$90.
 
L.W. Prescott to Emil Jans, lot 10, blk 1, Campbell's east add. Adrian...$1200.
 
Caroline DoKenkamper to Jas. F. Cox, e1/2 ne1/4, sec. 12-102-43...$3400.
 
Auditor Nobles Co. to B.H. Basing, lot 8, blk 8, Butler's add., Ellsworth...$7.
 
Newton Fauskee, Sheriff, to F.M. Sinclaire, lot 6, blk 9, Vil. of Bigelow...$101.

Friday, May 11, 1906

RECEPTION.
Tendered Dr. and Mrs. Wiedow by the Presbyterian Sunday School.
 
A reception was tendered Dr. and Mrs. Henry Wiedow on Monday evening by the Sunday school of the Presbyterian church at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E.A. Tripp. There was a large attendance of members of the Sunday school and a very pleasant time was had. The doctor has been superintendent of this Sunday School for some time in which capacity he has done splendid work, and is held in very high esteem. Dr. and Mrs. Wiedow expect to leave next week for Berlin, Germany, where he will take a special course in surgery and internal medicine. They will stop at Boston to take in the meeting of the American Medical Association, after which they sail immediately for Europe. While there they will visit in France, Switzerland and other countries, but will make Berlin their headquarters. After completing his course Dr. and Mrs. Wiedow will return at once to Worthington, where he will resume his practice. Their many friends will wish them a pleasant and profitable sojourn abroad.
 
Died.
 
Mrs. Ferdinand Wasmund, of Elk township died on Monday after a long illness, aged 62 years. The funeral was held on Wednesday from the church at Reading. The deceased was an old settler of Nobles county and leaves a husband and several grown up children.
 
Veteran Editor Dead.
 
Joseph A. Wheelock, the nestor of the Minnesota editorial fraternity, who for many years was editor of the Pioneer Press, St. Paul, died Wednesday shortly after his return from California, where he had spent the winter. He was one of the up building of St. Paul and his death is a loss not only to that city but to the entire state.
 
Tourist Club Elects Officers
 
The Worthington Tourist club held its closing meeting Tuesday evening and elected the following officers for next year:
President - Mrs. G.W. Roth.
Vice Pres - Mrs. Louise Crane.
Sec. and Treas - Mrs. Edwin J. Jones.
Critic - Mrs. Wm. Chaney.
Asst. Critic - Mrs. J.M. Messer.
After the business meeting the hostess, Mrs. James MacKay, served delicious refreshments, consisting of sherbert, marguerites and coffee.
 
Partnership Dissolved.
 
The partnership for a long time existing between Messrs Oliver & Madison has been dissolved, and Mr. Oliver takes the farm and Mr. Madison takes over the business in town.
 
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Wilmont Initiator: Mrs. W.H. Sievert, of this city, was the victim of a very painful accident yesterday. While preparing dinner a large bowl of hot grease slipped from her left hand and in making an attempt to avoid its falling to the floor the contents of the bowl were upset upon her right hand and arm, terribly scalding them.
 
A New Pastor
 
The thirty-ninth annual conference of the Minnesota German Evangelical association was held at Sleepy Eye, closing on Monday and is said to have been the most successful in its history. Rev. J.H. Muelhausen formerly pastor of the church in this city has been transferred to New Ulm, and Rev. G.G. Schmidt, of Wadena comes here.
 
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S.J. Anderson, supervisor of Elk township, was in the city Friday on a trading trip.
 
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES

Ransom.

 
G.E. Kizer, we are told, is thinking of spending the summer in the Canadian northwest.
 
Mrs. I.A. Milton seems to be quite popular as a teacher of music. She has several pupils at present, and expects to have several more during the summer. They are mostly young people living in the neighborhood. A growing love of music is one of the signs of a cherry times in the coming days.
 
** Round Lake.
 
Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Getman spent Sunday in Larchwood visiting Mr. Getman's brother.
 
"Paddy" Tripp returned to Worthington Monday after a few days visit here.
 
Julius Deukmon of Lake Park, Iowa, visited friends here last Sunday and returned home on the early morning train Monday.
 
Mr. and Mrs. Palmer of Worthington, were in Round Lake on business Monday.
 
Frank Scott moved his family into the old Walker residence Monday. They formerly occupied the rooms back of Mr. Scotts butcher shop.
 
Martha Tready, of Sioux Valley, visited at the Ed Willhausen home Sunday.
 
Mrs. John Thomsen is in Worthington on business this week.
 
The oratorical contest at the school house Friday evening was a great success. Everybody seemed very much entertained. Gladys Tripp won first prize and August Hegardt second.
 
Elk.
 
J.J. Filburn and Ralph Eikenberry were among the number who went to Canada last week and invested in land.
 
Miss Bertha Schulz has been on the sick list for a couple of weeks.
The Sisters' Mission Band met with Mrs. Vern Smith, of Reading, last Thursday. The meeting was well attended.
 
Miss Emma Schulz has been staying with Mrs. R.E. Eikenberry during the absence of her husband.
 
Mrs. A.M. Wells enjoyed a visit with relatives from Ia. the first of the week.
 
Miss Kimmel of Reading is staying with Mrs. F. Williams this week.
 
Wilmont
 
Albert Leistico was up from Worthington last week buying horses.
 
Banker Jones of Worthington transacted business here last week.
 
Thos. Hayes returned last week from Canada, where he had been looking over land. He purchased a half a section in North Dakota.
 
Frank Kaschel, who lives near Wilmont, was seriously injured a few days ago by being thrown to the ground by an infuriated animal he was helping Matt Arends drive home.
 
Rushmore.
 
S.B. Bedford attended the annual meeting of the directors of the Adrian State Bank, Wednesday.
 
One day last week while Henry Loger was stretching woven wire fence a link in the stretcher chain slipped causing the stay bolt and board to fly back with such force that it nearly ended the life of Mr. Logers oldest boy. The apparatus struck him on the temple and for several hours he was insensible and near death. At present he is getting along well and it is hoped he will soon be out.
 
C.A. Smith who has been improving his quarter of land south east of town has his buildings about erected and ready to move into.
 
Roy Thom has his fine new house about completed and surroundings in shape so that it begins to look much like home. This spring he has set out evergreens and a fine orchard. With the excellent quarter of land he has, it will make one of the finest farms in the district where he is soon to live.
 
W.C. Thom returned last week from Rochester Hospital where he has been the past three weeks undergoing an operation. Altho somewhat weak he feels well and hopes soon to be around again.
 
R.J. Jones and G.T. Bullick, of Reading, were business callers in Rushmore Tuesday.
 
Milton Ludlow, of Worthington, spent Sunday in Rushmore visiting.
 
Earl McBride, Ivan Pettit and ladies from Worthington drove over Sunday afternoon and stopped for a short time at the Bedford home.

LOCAL NEWS.

 
Rev. J. Sanders of Fulda was a guest at the home of Rev. Cahoon on Monday.
 
P.O. Mimnaugh of Rock Valley was up this week looking after business at the Ideal restaurant.
 
Poppe Ommen, a prominent farmer of Seward, was in the city last Friday on business.
 
John Murphey of the Ideal restaurant, left last Saturday for a visit at his home in Rock Valley.
 
Banker W.M. Smith of Sheldon, Ia., was in the city last Friday between trains visiting C.T. Tupper of the Citizens National Bank.
 
J.F. Flynn returned on Monday from his trip to Davenport and Chicago. He came by way of Ellsworth, from which place he drove his roadster over home.
 
Jno. A. Walstrom of the Fairmont Creamery Co., was in the city several days this week, opening a buying station for cream at this place. The new station is located in the Thompson building on Third Ave.
 
LOCAL NEWS
 
Deputy Sheriff David Anderson made a business trip to Brewster Monday.
 
Mrs. Saulpaugh, of Mankato, was the guest of relatives in the city this week.
 
Glen Baker accompanied by little Tommy Palmer visited in Sioux City Tuesday.
 
Mrs. Stanley Moore returned this week from a visit with relatives and friends at Sioux City.
 
T.A. Palmer was at Round Lake and Lake Park, on a business trip the early part of the week.
 
Miss Carrie Allen is at home from Mankato where she has been visiting relatives for several weeks.
 
Misses Ida Roll and Iva Grapes of Adrian attended the club dance at this place last Friday evening.
 
Miss Grace Snow, of Sioux Falls, S.D., was the guest of Miss Josephine Coughran several days this week.
 
G.R. Leonard, carrier on Route No. 1, has resigned on account of ill health. His successor has not yet been appointed.
 
W.A. Lackey a former resident of Brewster, who was until recently engaged in the real estate business at Ada, has moved to Sioux Falls, S.D.
 
W.W. Loveless went to Windom Tuesday to attend the State Sunday School convention, as a delegate from the Presbyterian Sunday school.
 
John A. Albinson, of the Albinson-Boberg Lumber Co., came down from Minneapolis on Wednesday to look after the business of the firm here.
 
I.T. Brannigan, who recently moved from Worthington to Edna, Ia., has engaged in the general merchandise business there, and is reported to be doing a thriving business.
 
Dr. King drove over from Fulda Monday evening and took the night train here for Mankato. He was accompanied by Grandma Madison who will visit for a time with the family of her son W.E. Madison.
 
Howard Parker of Pipestone was in Worthington Tuesday.
 
G.W. Boldt and Fred Mitchell were down from Brewster Sunday.
 
Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Frink returned the first of the week from Emmetsburg, Ia.
 
Jas. Bigson came over from Luverne to spend Sunday with friends.
 
Mrs. W.S. Wyatt and Mrs. J.G. Mitchell, went to Sioux Falls yesterday on a visit.
 
Hans Hjemstad and Otto Nelson of Balanton, were Worthington visitors this week.
 
W.J. Snyder of Freeport, Ill., was here this week looking after property interests.
 
Geo. Jones and lady and John Baird and lady, of Reading, registered at the Western Sunday.
 
S.J. and W.F. Shaw were over from Little Rock township Saturday last on probate business.
 
Banker R.J. Jones, of Reading, passed through Worthington yesterday on his way home from Canada, where he had been on business.
 
Frank Saxon and wife, J.P. Vail and wife, Miss Richie Maxwell and J.S. Kies attended the State Sunday School convention at Windom this week.
 
Rev. E. W. Lanham has been secured by the G.A.R. and citizens committee of Jackson to deliver the Memorial Day address at that place May 30th.
 
S.J. Shaw, of Little Rock, recently closed out his hardware business in southern Iowa, having disposed of it for a farm near Watertown, S. Dak. He left te first of the week for that point.
 
A. Oberman shipped a carload of hogs to Chicago last Tuesday.
 
C.H. Cabot, of Heron Lake, was a Worthington visitor Tuesday.
 
Banker Ned Jones made a business trip to Magnolia yesterday.
 
Herman Kutzbach of Spafford is reported to be ill with appendicitis.
 
A foot race between J.G. Mitchell and Fred Kiel has been arrange for the Fourth.
 
M.E. Lawton, our hustling real estate man, made a business trip to South Dakota last week.
 
J.C. Thomsen, the hardware merchant of Round Lake, was in the city on business last Wednesday.
 
Sir Knights Loren Clark and A.T. Latta are in St. Paul attending the Grand Lodge of the Knights of Pythias.
 
LOCAL NEWS.
 
J.C. Durfee, of Jackson, spent a few days here this week, visiting at the home of his brother, Howard.
 
Miss edford, the trimmer in Miss Fahy's millinery store, returned to her home in Wisconsin last Saturday.

Friday, May 18, 1906

Bad Man in Trouble.
 
Jas. B. Stearns of Dewald was arrested on Monday by Sheriff Fauskee on a heinous charge. He is alleged to have maintained illicit relations with his niece. His hearing has been set for May 24. Stearns is said to bear an unenviable reputation.
 
Brewster.
(From the Tribune)
 
Yesterday afternoon at six o'clock at the Geyerman home in this village occurred the marriage of Edward A. second son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Geyerman, to Agnes Ludtke, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Ludtke of Ewington township, the ceremony being performed by Rev. H.J. Muller of the German Lutheran church.
 
LOCAL NEWS.
 
Frank Durfee, and D.H. Sisson of Summit Lake township, were in the city last Saturday transacting business.
 
Chas. C. Erwin has been appointed carrier on route No. 1, in place of Mr. Leonard, who resigned on account of ill health.
 
At a meeting of the Board of Education held Monday evening, Gus Swanberg was elected to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of I.T. Branigan.
 
Frank Glasgo had his residence raised and added several courses of concrete blocks to the foundation. The improvement greatly enhances the appearance of the property.
 
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES
 
Org.
 
Miss Alida Loveless closed her school of eight months last Friday. They went fishing in the afternoon and all had a good time.
 
Mr. John Larson went to North Dakota last Sunday night. He has been visiting at the home of P.C. Anderson.
 
Miss Emma Kunze is visiting with her sister Mrs. Ben Graff.
 
Mr. Youngquist returned to St. Paul last Monday. He has been visiting with his uncle A.L. Swenson.
 
Miss Reka Johnson went to Windom to attend the State Sunday School convention, as a delegate from the Org Union Sunday School. She returned last Saturday.
 
A.L. Swenson has been laid up with the rheumatism but is better at this writing.
 
Mr. and Mrs. Hanson from Minneapolis were visiting her brother Mr. O.B. Thiesen for a day or two, returning home Monday.
 
Rev. Darnell was calling on some of the Org people Tuesday.
 
Drs. Doland and Saxon passed through here Wednesday.
 
Adrian.
(To late for last week.)
 
Wm. Gaung and E. Meyer were up to Saint Kilian and Lismore on business Thursday.
 
Mr. Arne Oien, of Adrian, is now clerk in Bratagers store at Lismore.
 
J. Zeringer is painting and papering his new house in the east part of town this week. Hugh Lynch is doing the work.
 
Mrs. Dahlberg, of Rushmore, was in Adrian Thursday.
 
Chas. Devendorp, of Sioux Falls, was in Adrian Thursday. Mr. Devendorp just returned from Platteville Wis., where he had been looking after his mining interests.
 
Two carloads of telephone poles and a shipment of wire arrived Tuesday for the Farmers' Telephone Co., south of Adrian.
 
Mark Graves, of Worthington has been here several days looking after business interests.
 
John R. Jones returned Tuesday from Breckenridge, Minn., after a stay of several weeks looking after his farming interests.
 
Mrs. Andrew Anderson returned from Worthington Friday after a few days visit with her daughter Mrs. Erickson.
 
Everett Mohl and Ted Cooper returned from Chicago Saturday.
 
LOCAL NEWS
 
G.W. Patterson made a business trip to Brewster yesterday.
 
David Lees, of Brewster, was in the city on business Monday.
 
Banker W.R. Mansel, of Adrian, was a Worthington visitors Sunday.
 
Jacob Hannof, of Wilmont, was in the city Monday transacting business.
 
M.N. Reistroffer, of Round Lake, was a caller at the county capital Sunday.
 
F.H. Anderson of Cedar Rapids, Ia., registered at the Hotel Worthington Tuesday.
 
L.R. Stanosheck of Cherokee, Ia., was here the first of the week looking after property interests.
 
C.A. Peterson, the hustling real estate dealer of Round Lake, was at the county seat on business Monday.
 
Prof. Kinney, of the Heron Lake High School, accompanied his ball team on their trip to Worthington last Friday.
 
Miss Rosa Sather, who is teaching school near Reading spent Sunday with her parents and friends in this city.
 
Dad Cramer, head steward in Oberman's livery barn, on Wednesday took a load of furniture to Reading for Peter Ryan.
 
During the high wind storm yesterday forenoon one of the plate glass windows in G.V. Pettit's meat market was blown in and smashed.
 
W.C. Boddy last week received a handsome new naphta launch, which will fly on the lake here this season. It is a little beauty and Mr. Boddy is justly proud of it.
 
D.C. Young, of Adrian, was a Worthington visitor Monday.
 
P.W. Ledine left Tuesday evening on a business trip to Chicago.
 
J.T. Urice of Garrison, Ia., was here Tuesday on a real estate deal.
 
Ole Loofman, of Reading, transacted business in Worthington Tuesday.
 
J.F. Green, clerk of Worthington township, attended a meeting of the town board last Saturday.
 
Foster Moore attended a meeting of the board of Worthington township held at the court house last Saturday.
 
J.F. Flynn spent a number of days in St. Paul the first of the week attending to business in the Federal court.
 
Mrs. V.E. Butler and daughter Grace were down from Heron Lake Friday for a short visit with the family of Mrs. Butler's brother, G.A. Fairfield.
 
A team belonging to John Ely, who lives north of town, indulged in a lively runaway in this city on Wednesday afternoon. They became frightened at the cars near the Omaha depot.
 
G.T. Bullick of Reading, was in the city Saturday on business. While in Canada a few days ago he bought a half section of Canadian land. He says that country is all right for land speculation but for a place ot live in he prefers this section of Minnesota.
 
Mrs Andrew Nelson, of Bigelow township, was quite seriously hurt last Saturday night. While driving home from Worthington the horses jumped over a washed out culvert, this overturning the rear seat of the buggy, in which she was sitting, and she fell to the ground, sustaining painful internal injuries. A physician was summoned and she was made as comfortable as possible.
 
Ellsworth.
(From the News.)
 
The Choral Club gave a reception at the Delmar restaurant Tuesday evening, at 5:30 o'clock, for Mrs. F.G. Reese.
 
C.A. Bird returned Tuesday from Canada, well pleased with his trip. He disposed of several fine pieces of land during this excursion and is well pleased with the prospects for this years business.
 
John Wagner, one of the prominent farmers of this vicinity, passed away at his home in the southeast part of town last Friday morning, after a several months illness from tuberculosis.

Friday, May 25, 1906

Called Home.
 
Peter E. Johnson died on Thursday morning May 24th at the home of his foster parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Hansberger, after a long siege with consumption. The funeral will be held this afternoon from the M.E. church, Rev. Cahoon conducting the service.
 
He was born April 15th 1881 and from childhood has lived with Mr. Hansberger.
 
Three years ago the first symptoms of his disease were manifest and in hopes of regaining his health he went to San Dimas, California, where he seemed to improve until a year ago he again began to fail.
 
The past few months has been at Elisnore and Riverside, but gradually grew weaker. Mr. Hansberger went to California and brought him home two weeks ago.
 
When a young boy he united with the Methodist church and Epworth League. When he went west he identified himself with the church at San Dimas and was president of the Epworth League until compelled to give up on account of his health.
 
He lived a quiet, modest unassuming Christian life and was loved by all who came in contact with him.
 
COMMENCEMENT
Class of Nine Complete the Course at the Worthington High School.
Exercises To Be Held Next Week Include Four Events.
 
GRADUATES
 
Emma I. Ferguson Val.
Lloyd O. Patterson.
Rensie C. DeBoer Sal.
Amy Mae Forbes.
J. Edward Lawton.
Mabelle Mada Kinzman.
James G. Mott.
Jessie Mae Ager.
Alida E. Bedford.
 
Class Colors - Lemon and Lilac
 
Class Flower- Violet
 
Motto - Impossible is Un-American
 
(..)
 
On Saturday evening the Alumni banquet will be held at the Worthington Hotel. This is one of the greatest social events of the year and is always well attended.
 
DIED AT GRAFTON.
Adam Ager Succumbs to Typhoid Fever at His North Dakota Home.
 
Adam Ager, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Ager of this city, died on Wednesday morning at his home at Grafton, North Dakota, of typhoid fever after an illness of several weeks, aged 37 years. The remains were brought to this city for interment in the Worthington cemetery and the funeral was held from the home of his parents Thursday afternoon, under Masonic auspices, and was very largely attended. He leaves besides his parents, brothers and sisters, two orphan children.
 
Jackson County's Loss.
 
On Tuesday of last week Jackson county suffered an irreparable loss in the death of N.J. Scott, one of its foremost citizens, who died in California, where he had been sojourning on account of his health. Mr. Scott had been fighting the dread disease consumption for a couple of years, but was feeling fairly well up to the last, when a blood vessel in the lungs burst and death resulted from strangulation almost instantly. The remains were brought to Jackson where the funeral was held on Monday of this week. Rev. Edwin W. Lanham of this city was called to conduct the service. Dr. McRae, of Blue Earth, and Attorney W.A. Funke were also present and made speeches at the funeral. The city of Jackson is in deep mourning for the loss of its first citizen.
 
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES.
 
Adrian
 
A.J. Schaeffer was a Luverne visitor Friday.
 
Wm. Tentler, of Lismore was down Saturday.
 
Mrs. Dr. C.C. May returned Friday from St. Paul where she went as a delegate to the meeting of the Eastern Star.
 
Wm Johns, of Luverne, visited Adrian friends Sunday.
 
Ben Gullick, of Edgerton, Minn., spent Sunday and Monday in Adrian.
 
Clyde Hyke, of Sioux Falls, attended the Band dance here Friday evening.
 
Mike Pietz departed Saturday __ Parkston S.D. where he has secured a fine position at the Grimm store.
 
Saturday afternoon May 19th at 4 o'clock occurred the death of Mrs. Henry Rowe, of a complication of diseases after an illness of about four weeks. Mrs. Rowe was born about 45 years ago at Dodgeville, Wis., emigrated to Nobles Co., Minn., with her husband in 1884 where they have since lived. She leaves a husband, four children, several brothers and great circle of friends to mourn her loss. The funeral took place at the M.E. church Tuesday at 2 p.m.
 
D.J. Tinnes of Northwood, N.D., is here preparing to move his family and household goods to Northwood this week. Mr. Tinnes holds a good position there with the Great Northern R.R.
 
F.B. Pettengill received the sad news Sunday morning of his brother being instantly killed by lightning at Ashton, Ia. He immediately departed for that place.
 
Mrs. Aug. Lebaire was taken suddenly ill Tuesday night.
 
P.A. Nelson was over to Luverne Friday evening.
 
C.A. Sands was a Luverne visitor Friday.
 
Sheriff Fauskee was over Thursday.
 
Org.
 
S.D. Warren shipped five thousand frogs Monday.
 
The ladies aid met with Mrs. Vic Anderson of Worthington this week.
 
Vic Anderson received a car of tile this week.
 
Round Lake.
(From the Graphic)
 
Teachers for the ensuing school year have been hired by the school board. John Thielvoldt, of Jackson, who is now drawing teacher in the Austin college, has been engaged as principal, and Miss Pigman was re-employed to teach the primary department. J.P. Hoffman, we understand, did not apply again to teach the upper room. What his future plans are we do not know.
 
Grandma Tripp, accompanied by her grand-daughters, Hazel Tripp and Opal Martin, departed Tuesday for Sioux Falls, So. Dak., on an extended visit at the home of C.J. Reilly and family.
 
Mr. and Mrs. Hans Bunning, of Round Lake township, mourn the death of their infant son. He was born May 10 and died on the 14th inst. The remains were buried in Round Lake cemetery Tuesday.
 
Duncan Sutherland departed on this forenoon's train, enroute to Canada. He expects to be absent about two weeks and will take a look at land in the Province of Saskatchewan, with the intention of investing, if suited.
 
F.E. Scott ran a nail into his right foot last Thursday afternoon which laid him up for several days and caused him much pain. Dr. Geyerman, of Worthington, was summoned Friday night to relieve him from his suffering, and Tuesday he was able to be out again.
 
Elk.
 
Mr. and Mrs. F. Williams visited at his brother Oran's last Sunday afternoon.
 
Mrs. Oran Williams has been on the sick list the past two weeks.
 
The Sisters Mission Band will meet with Mrs. J. Kimmel next Thursday afternoon a full attendance is desired.
 
Mrs. Robert Free has been suffering with inflamatory rheumatism but is improving at this writing.
 
Rev. D. Dierdorff of Kingsley, Ia., preached at the Dunkard church Sunday morning.
 
Joe Hauser and family visited at Mr. Studebakers last Sunday.
 
Brewster.
(From the Tribune)
 
James Mackay was here from the county seat Tuesday and erected a number of monuments at the cemeteries.
 
Sheriff Fauskee was up from Worthington Tuesday on business. It is assumed that he will be a candidate for re-election, although he said nothing about it on this occasion.
 
Principal Charles J. Anderson will leave in a few days for St. Paul, and after visiting there briefly will go to Stockholm, Wisconsin, to spend two weeks in fishing. Later he will go to Yellowstone Park on a sight-seeing trip, and from there will continue on to Coeur D'Alene, Idaho, where his parents reside. Here he will spend the remainder of his vacation, returning to Brewster in time to begin school in September.
 
Mrs. P.H. McCall closed a most successful term of school in the Pinz district last Friday. On Saturday evening an entertainment was given at the school house, and the crowd that attended was so great that the building was uncomfortably crowded.
 
James Montgomery has been confined to his bed during the past two weeks with a very severe attack of pneumonia, but is now said to be slowly getting better.
 
Ellsworth.
(From the News.)
 
Will Cowell, west of town suffered quite a painful accident Sunday, while playing ball near his home. He was truck just over the eye by a swiftly pitched ball, making a cut that required several stitches to close.
 
Wilmont
(From the Imitator)
 
A deal was made last Saturday whereby H.P. Lewis, of this place, became owner of the Peter Bjerk farm, located north of here in Murray county. The consideration, we understand, was $35 per acre.
 
Mrs. Harum Bakker, of Bloom township, who was reported quite ill in last week's issue, was called to eternal rest by the angel of death last Friday morning.
 
LOCAL NEWS
 
A.E. Hart transacted business at Brewster Wednesday.
 
Will Madison will ship a carload of stock to Chicago today.
 
W.K. Wall, of Wilmont marketed wool at Hart's Wednesday.
 
Frank Williams, of Worthington township, was in on business Wednesday.
 
Gust Nystrom, of Indian Lake, was in town Wednesday doing trading.
 
Wm. Wickstrom of Indian Lake, transacted business in town Wednesday.
 
Jas. Chermak, of Worthington township, was in the city yesterday doing trading.
 
J.T. Ullrich, of Worthington township, was in town yesterday doing trading.
 
Col. J.A. Town will deliver the Decoration day address at Luverne next Wednesday.
 
C.E. Gehrke, of Jackson county, on Wednesday marketed a large load of wool at Hart's.
 
C.D. Soper of Hastings, Neb. has been here on a visit the past week at the home of his brother-in-law, H.D. Woodford.
 
David C. Bear has rented Sampson & Amundson machine shop on 11th street and will have it ready for business in a short time.
 
Jno. F. Peterson of Loraine reports the loss of fifteen feet of wire from his corn planter, taken while the machine was standing in the field. He would be pleased to have it returned as this will save trouble for the party who took it.
 
Rev. J. Bartle, of Reynolds Ill., and Rev. Samuel Bartle, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, were guests at the home of Rev. G.A. Cahoon Tuesday forenoon, on their way to Valley Springs, S.D., to attend the funeral of a brother, who was also an M.E. preacher. The Bartle family evidently ran to Methodism and the pulpit.
 
Fulda Republican: Elizabeth, wife of Herman Bakker, of the town of Bloom, Nobles county, aged 61 years and 11 months, died May 11th, 1906, and was buried at the Pfingston church on the 12th. The cause of her death was lung fever and she was sick but a few days. She leaves her husband and four grown up children.

LOCAL NEWS

 
Dick Olson of Reading was in the city Monday.
 
E.F. Spielman of Indian Lake, was in the city last Friday.
 
Wm. Crowley of Fulda, was a Worthington visitor Monday.
 
W.A. Wright of Luverne, was a Worthington visitor Sunday.
 
C.E. Yost, of Round Lake, transacted business in Worthington Tuesday.
 
Banker C.T. Tupper and son Orvil made a trip to Fulda last week.
 
County Surveyor M.S. Smith had official business at Round Lake last Monday.
 
Rev. Edwin W. Lanham made a trip to Minneapolis the latter part of last week.
 
C.F. Pfander of White Plains, N.Y. was here this week looking after farming interests.
 
A.J. Kannal has received an order from the Omaha Ry. Co. for a large number of signs.
 
H.A. Charles of St. Paul, well known to Worthington people, was here this week on business.
 
J.A. Walstrom of the Fairmont Creamery Co., was here Tuesday looking after business matters.
 
Editor Weinandt and little daughter were the guests of Brewster relatives Sunday afternoon.
 
Banker W.M. Evans made a business trip to Round Lake Monday. He got caught in the rain and received a good wetting.
 
Ole and Belle Fauske, of Sioux Falls, S.D., were here last week on a visit at the home of their cousin Sheriff Fauskee, and other relatives.
 
T.A. Palmer has had the dwelling house on the north side of his residence moved r the frontage on 9th street to a frontage on 3rd avenue.
 
Senator W.P. Whipple of Vinton, Ia., accompanied by his brother S.T. was here the first of the week looking after some real estate interest.
 
Undersheriff David Anderson has a handsome new rubber-tired buggy, and at present is popular with a large number of young ladies who like to ride.
 
Mrs. Tuttle and Miss Thomas of the teachers corps. were given a farewell party last Friday afternoon by the pupils in their rooms. Ice cream and cake were served.
 
Chas. Anderson was arrested last Friday on a charge of drunk and disorderly. He plead guilty and was given his choice of a fine of $40 or 40 days in jail. He paid the fine and costs.
 
William J. McNair, a veteran of the Civil War and an old resident of Heron Lake, died last Saturday afternoon following a long sickness. He was a brother to D.W. McNair of this city.
 
Mrs. Wilbern of Sibley, mother of Mrs. F.M. Hickman and Mrs. I.P. Fox of this city, accompanied by her son Harry, passed through Worthington last Friday on their way to Chicago, New York and Boston. They will be absent a couple of months.
 
Fred Dring was in from Loraine Tuesday.
 
Ed Wilson attended court at Jackson last week.
 
Ole Fauskee was in from Indian Lake last Friday.
 
F.A. Dilly of Reading, registered at the Allen House last Tuesday.
 
J.W. Silver of Worthington township, was a caller Tuesday.
 
Wallace and C.R. Saxon were in from Indian Lake last Friday.
 
G.W. Patterson is walking on three legs as the result of spraining his ankle.
 
The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.F. Goff is a victim of the chicken pox.
 
County Attorney C.M. Crandall transacted business at Pipestone Tuesday and Wednesday.
 
J.R. Pepple of the train dispatchers office at St. James, visited friends here last Saturday.
 
R.J. Jones and L.D. Fancher of Reading, drove down to the county capital last Friday evening.
 
Maj. B.F. Thurber, of Wilmont, came down Tuesday, and spent a few days at the county seat.
 
Chas. West of Seward township, was in the city on business last Friday and made this office a pleasant call.
 
Chas. Skewis of the Skewis & Moen Elevator Co., was here last Friday looking after business matters.
 
Mrs. F.L. Guthrie a returned missionary from China spoke at the Methodist church last Thursday evening.
 
Mrs. O. Master came up from Sioux City last Tuesday to visit her husband who is running on the Sioux Falls branch.
 
Miss Muriel Ramage returned last week from Minneapolis where she spent several weeks taking a course of instructions on the pipe organ.
 
Mrs. G.A. Cahoon, Mrs. Frank Turner and Mrs. C.W. Dow attended the Womans Foreign Missionary Society at Rushmore last week.
 
Chas. Foelschow has sold his beautiful farm of 280 acres on the west shores of lake Okabena, to Wm. Gnagy, of Estherville, Ia. Consideration $25,000, including crops, stock and implements.
 
Rev. J.E. Evans of Bagley, Wis., visited here this week. He will deliver the High School baccalaureate sermon next Sunday evening at the Presbyterian church.
 
Mrs. J.W. McBride entertained the birthday club last week, and a very enjoyable time is reported. The occassion was Mrs. McBrides birthday and she was presented with several valuable mementoes as reminders of the occasion.
 
Geo. Deland, of Org, transacted business in Worthington last Saturday.
 
Miss Ellen Wright, of Luverne, was a guest at the Worthington last Friday.
 
Forrest D. Jr. will stand at McBride's livery barn for the season, in charge of David C. Bear.
 
W.A. Lackey, formerly of Brewster, now of Sioux Falls, was in the city on business last Saturday.
 
C.S. Beebe of Spirit Lake, Ia., was in the city last Saturday. He says the new hotel at Spirit Lake is nearly completed, and will contain 100 rooms.
 
Fulda Free Press: Mrs. C.T. Tupper and son Orville, of Worthington, were guests at Banker Schlegel's home Monday....A seven year old son of Peter Meyer, of Seward, died of whooping cough last Thursday.
 
Since moving into his new quarters Will Bartlett has doubled his cigar business and he is turning out some brands that are as good as any on the market.
 
Gust Swanberg the first of the week took his little son Floyd to Minneapolis for an operation for a running ear. At last report the operation was successfully performed and the little fellow is getting along as well as could be expected.
 
Jackson Pilot: The citizens of Jackson will regret to learn that Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Durfee have decided to leave Jackson and will make their future home at Sioux Falls, S.D. Mr. Durfee has been given South Dakota as a part of his territory and for convenience sake decided to make Sioux Falls his home. The Durfees left this morning for a few days' visit with friends at Worthington when they will proceed to their new home.

LOCAL NEWS.

 
F.C. Stitser has done a fine business in seed corn the past two weeks.
 
Gust Williams of Summit Lake township, was in the city Tuesday doing trading.
 
John A. Boberg and family, who recently went to California, are now located at Seattle, Wash.
 
Dr. and Mrs. Henry Weidow left last week on their trip to Germany. They will visit in Iowa a couple of weeks before starting east. They will sail from Boston the middle of next month.
 

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Source:
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