The following births are reported to the Advance this
To Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Halleck, Worthington township, a
To Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Pettis, Reading, a son.
To Mr. and Mrs. Gus. Williams, Loraine township a
By a Runaway Team Attached To Mower.
The farm of Ole Nystrom in Indian Lake was the scene of
a very serious accident Monday morning in which Richard
Engstrom received injuries that will keep him in bed for
some time and narrowly escaped death.
Engstrom, who has been employed on the Nystrom farm was
driving a team hitched to a mower. The horses became
frightened and ran away. While endeavoring to stop the
team Engstrom got his right leg entangled in the wheel
of the mower and suffered a dislocation at the hip and a
compound fracture of the bone of the lower leg, besides
many cuts one of which exposed six inches of the broken
bone. Despite his painful injuries he succeeded in
stopping the team and extricating his leg from the wheel
before assistance reached him.
A doctor was summoned and rendered the necessary
surgical assistance after which the injured man was
removed to this place and will be cared for at the home
of Mrs. J.T. Milton. It is the opinion of the attending
physician that he will recover without the loss of the
The injured man has been a resident of this country but
three months and has a wife in Sweden.
Called From Earth.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Ager mourn the loss of their eight
months old daughter, Edna who was called from life on
Sunday last. The little one had been an almost constant
sufferer from birth and death came to it as a relief.
The funeral was held from the residence Monday
afternoon, Rev. J.E. Evans, officiating. The bereaved
parents have the heart felt sympathy of numerous friends
in their affliction.
Death of Former Resident.
Mrs. Jonathan Ames, who was among the very earliest
settlers in Worthington, and who with her husband
formerly conducted the Worthington Hotel died August
26th at the home of her daughter Mrs. L.E. Kimball,
Guthrie, Oklahoma. She was 80 years of age and had been
an invalid for several years. Old friends and
acquaintances in this city will regret of her demise.
Death of Mrs. Lynd
Wednesday Mrs. W.M. Evans, of this city received a
telegram conveying the sad intelligence that her mother
Mrs. E.A. Lynd, had passed from life Tuesday afternoon
at Los Angeles, California. Mrs. Lynd had been in poor
health for some time but her death had not been
anticipated at this time. Two of her daughters were with
her at the time of her death. Mrs. Evans visited with
her in March of this year. Deceased was 68 years of age
and is survived by an aged husband, three daughters and
numerous friends, many in Worthington where she made an
extended visit about four years ago. She was buried at
Los Angeles, Thursday. Mrs. Evans will have the sympathy
of many friends in the sorrow that has come to her.
Mrs. Patterson's Funeral
The funeral of the late Mrs. G.W. Patterson, whose death
was noted in these columns last week, was held from the
M.E. church on Saturday last. There was a very large
attendance of mourning friends, and the floral tributes
were numerous and beautiful. The funeral services were
conducted by Rev. Dr. Doran, of Winona.
Mrs. Grace Geswender of Spokane, Washington is visiting
Father and Mother Wilkinson in Clary addition. Her
birthday Sept. 3rd was remembered by all her relatives
here and all but two were present. The reunion of her
three sisters and a brother was a happy one and long to
be remembered by all present.
V.J. Pratt, of Gulfport, Mississippi, was the guest of
his nephew A.P. Darling, of this city a day or two this
week. Mr. Pratt who is a veteran of the civil war,
attended the G.A.R. encampment at Minneapolis and
stopped over on his way home. Although he is 75 years of
age the gentlemen is very active and took part in the
grand parade at the encampment.
Mr. and Mrs. Desbrow, and nephew, Mr. Thorne Tallan, of
Kansas City, Mo., have been visiting the past week at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Goodrich.
Albert Nelson is substituting for Ed Moberg at water
hauling for W. Robertson. Ed is taking in the state
J.H. Schuck with his two daughters is taking in the
Mrs. Ray Humiston is visiting friends at Minneapolis,
Miss Ida Crever left last Saturday for a visit with
friends at Sioux Falls.
Mrs. Grant Morrison and little son returned from
Rochester Sunday afternoon.
Raymond Erwin, who has been quite sick with typhoid
fever is reported as improving rapidly.
Harry Hobson, of this city has been selected as a member
of the Democratic state central committee.
Mr. John Struthoff, of Iowa, was up for a few days visit
with his friends Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Goodrich.
A.M. Lawrence and wife, of Reading were in the city
Monday on their way to Portal, North Dakota.
Pilager Leader: Miss Agnes Sterling started to
Worthington Wednesday, where she will attend school the
Frank Kaynor, of Kansas City, a former well known
resident of this city spent a day or two with us this
week on a hunting trip.
Dr. Dieckhoff and brother Oscar made a business trip to
Minneapolis and other points this week, starting Tuesday
Mrs. W.G. Meyer, who has been at Long Beach, California,
for several months past returned to the Worthington home
on Saturday last.
Charles F. Humiston, son of former county treasurer H.D.
Humiston, who will be remembered by many of our old
citizens, died at Cleveland, Ohio, Sunday. He was a
cousin of Dr. Ray, Fred L. and Will Humiston of this
Miss Pearl Luehrs is teaching in the Luverne school this
Miss Sophia Sterling is enjoying a vacation visit at
Miss Laura Pepple has returned to Duluth to resume her
R.H. Prideaux and family were visiting relatives at
Rushmore last Sunday.
Capt. Casaretto made a business trip to Sioux Falls the
early part of the week.
Miss Opal Luehrs is at Minneapolis where she will take
up the study of music this year.
Miss Mabel Morton, of Windom has been the guest of Mrs.
A.C. Dickens several days this week.
Mrs. Geo. Thompson and sister Miss Emma Nelson of
Rushmore, were guests of Mrs. A.A. Putman last Monday.
Miss Lillian Luehrs departed on Saturday departed on
Saturday last for Princeton, Minn., where she has a
position as principal of the school.
Dr. R.D. Barber, of Corona, California, who has been the
guest of Worthington relatives departed for Rushmore
W.S. Lewis is taking a vacation from his duties at the
Lewis grocery and enjoying the sights at St. Paul and
Mrs. Robt. Schumacher was down from Heron Lake several
days last week for a visit with her husband and the
family of Ross Nelson.
Misses Leila and Florence Gregg have returned to their
home in Hawarden, Ia., after a two weeks pleasant visit
with their aunt Mrs. Geo. Goodrich of Worthington.
Geo. Morgan made a visit to his farm at Round Lake and
brought home some samples of the corn crop. The ears are
large, well filled and beyond all danger of frost,
insuring him a bumper crop.
L.R. Harris representing the Cosmopolitan Amusement Co.,
was in the city last week, endeavoring to arrange for
the appearance of his carnival companies here but failed
to make satisfactory arrangements.
Clarence Pannell arrived home Tuesday night after an
absence of over a year in Canada. He reports that he and
his brother had a splendid crop on their Canadian farm
and that all are enjoying the very best of health.
Mrs. Wilbern and son Harry came from Sibley, Iowa,
Monday for a brief visit with her daughters, Mrs. F.M.
Hickman and Mrs. I.P. Fox. Mrs. Wilbern has just
returned from an extended tour of the New England
A.S. Frane, resident of Nobles county for the past
seventeen years has purchased the Reading restaurant and
is now ready to serve you with meals and short order
lunches; also everything in the line of confectionery,
soft drinks and tobacco. He solicits your patronage.
Mrs. A.A. Putman was very happily surprised last
Wednesday by a call from an old friend from her native
city, Mr. N. Jones, of Corunna, Mich.
Vandy Duba last week disposed of his restaurant business
to Dayton Staubas, and is now looking up a new location.
The new proprietors took possession Friday last.
Estrayed. A pet maltese and white cat, wearing red
ribbon. Any information will be suitably rewarded. Mrs.
E.A. Wheeler at Mrs. Damons'.
Wanted - Girl to assist in housework and go to school or
to work the entire time for wages. Swede or Norwegian
preferred. Apply to Mrs. J.T. Milton.
S.J. Smith, a brakeman on the Omaha railroad, was
arrested last week on a charge of stealing a watch from
a fellow employe. He was before Justice Dow for a
hearing Wednesday but upon his request an adjournment
was had until next week.
Friday, September 14, 1906
Change of Ownership.
Last week the Worthington Bottling Works, which has been
operated by A. Fauskee for the past year was sold to
Messrs. W.J. Kunz and A.M. Fladness, who took immediate
possession and will continue the business.
Mr. Kunz is here attending to the business and will
shortly be joined by Mr. Fladness.
They expect to make some changes in the factory and will
increase the line of goods manufactured.
Mr. Fauskee expects soon to remove to Dakota, where he
has a large farm.
Death of Charles Sterling
Charles Sterling for many years a resident of this city,
died on Wednesday at his home in Pilager, this state.
The telegram announcing his death did not state the
cause, but his sickness must have been of very short
duration as no word had been received prior to the
telegram, and the notice of his death was a great shock
to his aged parents, and relatives here. His daughter
Agnes was here attending school, having left her father
enjoying good health two weeks ago.
Deceased resided in Worthington for 27 years, having
been employed as a section foreman on the Omaha
railroad. Five years ago he purchased a farm near
Pilager and removed to that place. He was 50 years of
age and is survived by a wife, five children, an aged
father and mother, five brothers and four sisters.
Ernest and Sophia Sterling brother and sister and Agnes
Sterling, daughter, departed for Pilager Wednesday
afternoon to attend the funeral which was held Wednesday
The surviving family and relatives have the sympathy of
all in the great affliction that has befallen them.
S. Haffey, brakeman on the Rock Island, sustained a
fracture of his right arm at the elbow joint, while
engaged in coupling cars at this place, Wednesday. His
injuries were given a temporary dressing by a local
surgeon, after which he returned to his home at
A. Eshelman's are entertaining relatives from Cherokee,
Ia., this week.
Mrs. Chas. Hilary arrived from Winona Tuesday and is
visiting at the home of her daughter Mrs. Frank
Mrs. Paul Schulz's entertained a number of guests
Saturday evening, in honor of Mr. Schulz' sixtieth
birthday. Refreshments were served and a very pleasant
time was spent.
Rev. J. Filburn went to Kenneth Saturday returning
Miss Daisy Vail of Worthington, is teaching the school
in Dist. No. 6.
Miss Addie Ely is teaching her old school in Dist. No.
Emil Larson, E. Thoren and John Larson of Bigelow, have
returned from the State Fair and they seem well pleased
with the trip.
A subscription list for the benefit of the Richard
Engstrom family has been visible in our community. This
is a noble work, may everybody do their duty. It is more
blessed to give than to receive.
Mrs. Frink has returned from a visit with Luverne
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Peterson, of Hersey,
Wanted - Girl for general housework; wages $4 week Mrs.
W.S. Wyatt and wife attended the interstate fair at
Sioux City this week.
Conductor Clarice has removed his family to this place
from St. James.
Herb. Eggleston's family now occupy the F.L. Mitchell
house on 10th street.
Miss Claudia Beebe, of Edgerton, arrive don Tuesday for
a visit with her aunt Mrs. Abbott.
Col. J.A. Town made a business visit to Sioux City the
early part of the week.
A little daughter was recently born to Mr. and Mrs.
Clifford Black, of Reading. Congratulations are in
Clarence Williamson, who has been in Washington for the
past fifteen months returned to Worthington Monday
W.M. Cline of Reading, has been in the city several days
this week looking after his campaign for the office of
Misses Minnie and Nellie Erickson, of Dixon, Ia., are
visiting with their brother Charles Erickson and family
at the Lawnsdale farm.
The Misses Rogers, who have been spending the summer
with their sister Mrs. J. Harden, returned to their home
in Illinois last Monday.
Mrs. Horton visited with friends at St. James this week.
Mrs. J.F. Humiston, of Heron Lake is guest of Mrs. A.C.
Robt. Schumacher visited with his family at Heron Lake
Mrs. John Tolverson and son, of Fulda, are guests of
Mrs. E.J. Helmick.
Mrs. A.L. Dunlap, of Heron Lake was a Worthington
visitor last Saturday.
Mrs. Emler Hurd, of Currie, was an over Sunday guest of
friends in this city.
Paul Benson, of Heron Lake, was a guest of F.A.
Fairfield's family on Saturday.
Mrs. Jackson Green of Wilmont, has been visiting her
father in this city several days this week.
Born - September 7th, to Mr. and Mrs. B. Voss, of Elk
township, twin girls. All are reported as doing nicely.
Mrs. T. Gillott, of St. James, was a guest of Mrs. M.
Levine over Sunday, and enjoyed a visit with many
Marshall Anderson has been relieved of his night duties
and now patrols the streets during daylight. Charles
Duel is doing the night stunt.
Charles Dillman, late editor of the Sherburn Advance was
a Worthington visitor Monday, the guest of his uncle A.
Dillman. This office acknowledges a fraternal call.
Rev. Swan, pastor of the Swedish Lutheran church, was
married recently, at Burlington, Iowa, and is expected
here with his bride this week. We are without further
L.T. Stoutemeyer, of Onargo, Ill. who has been visiting
old friends and looking after his real estate interests
in this vicinity, was a welcome caller at the Advance
A.E. Raines, who was a tenant on one of Senator Shell's
farms couldn't stand our abuse of his great and good
friend, and has ordered his paper discontinued on that
account. Too bad but it can't be helped. Of course this
is a part of the clean politics being exhibited in this
Last Friday night night brakeman by the name of J.D.
Anderson became angered at Car Repairer Lawson in the
Omaha yards, and to emphasize this displeasure shot at
Lawson twice. He was a poor marksman and the only damage
done was to the nervous system of his human target. He
was disarmed before any serious results followed, and
promptly resigned his position in the company service.
Mrs. Cavin Moen has returned from a week's visit with
relatives and friends at Heron Lake.
Jos. Reynolds, editor of the Mankato Free Press, was a
Worthington visitor Wednesday. He has been making a tour
of this district getting pointers on the congressional
campaign, and finds a strong sentiment against the
present member. This would indicate that Gilbert
Guttersen will be successful next Tuesday.
Struck by Lightning
During the heavy thunder storm of last Saturday night
the house of Charles McCaskey, east of the Omaha tracks
was struck by lightning. No serious damage was done.
Entertained Birthday Club
Tuesday afternoon the members of the Birthday Club were
entertained by Mrs. Frank Stevens, the occasion being an
anniversary of her birth.
A very pleasant afternoon was spent and the hostess was
the recipient of a handsome present from her guests.
Escaped With a Fine
J.S. Smith the railroad brakeman who under arrest for
stealing a watch from one of his fellow employes, had
his hearing before Justice Dow on Monday. Owing to the
fact that the property had been recovered and the
prosecuting witness did not desire to push the case,
Smith was discharged on payment of a fine of $20 and
costs of prosecution.
Friday, September 21, 1906
Regardless of the inclemency of the weather last Sunday,
P.H. Nystrom made a call at the pleasant home of A.
Mr. Peter Hawkinson one of our up-to-date farmers has
treated his house to a new coat of paint.
A stack of hay belonging to Aaron Johnson was burned
Tuesday night, it being struck by lightning.
Lynn King, who has been quite sick with quinsy, is able
to be up and around. A fact which everybody is pleased
Mr. and Mrs. O.B. Thueson made a business trip to
Worthington Monday morning.
The youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. C. Groniger died last
Thursday of Cholera infantum. The funeral services were
held at the house Sunday morning by Rev. Darnell. The
body was taken to Reading for burial. Mr. and Mrs.
Groniger have the sympathy of their friends and
Miss Rose Bucknole returned from her home in Nebraska
last Saturday. She began teaching in district No. 80
Hartwick Bjornstad and Miss Reka Johnson attended church
in Worthington last Sunday evening.
Mrs. P.C. Anderson, who has been on the sick list is
Mr. and Mrs. Sands who have been visiting for the last
two weeks with Mrs. Sands parents Mr. and Mrs. Bjornstad
returned to their home in Chicago Monday.
Mr. Gleek, the depot agent expects his family here
Tuesday. They will live in the rooms over the depot.
Mr. and Mrs. F.O. Johnson visited over Sunday with Mrs.
Johnson's parents Mr. and Mrs. Chas. King.
Mrs. Nels Anderson, residing near Warren, died from the
effects of carbolic acid taken with suicidal intent.
Otto Headenburg, an employe of the government stone
quarries at Lamoille, was killed by falling under a
A Duluth dispatch states that Mrs. Alice Longworth, nee
Alice Roosevelt, is to chaperon a bear hunting party on
the Mesaba range.
John Moritz, of St. Paul, messenger for the telephone
company at Goldfield, Nevada, was shot and killed by
Jack Thompson, a gambler.
Rev. S.F. Kerfoot, of Mankato, reports that he has
secured pledges of $55,000 to aid in establishing a home
for superanuated M.E. ministers.
Rev. M.D. Reeves, of Parkers Prairie, who organized the
second Baptist church in the territory of Minnesota in
1855, is dead at the age of ninety years.
DeWitt Tonsley, a deaf mute residing at LeSueur, is
supposed to be the oldest working printer in the state.
He has worked at the trade steadily for fifty years.
Two insane patients at St. Peter got into a fight during
which one by the name of Fred Strub was struck with a
heavy block of wood and received injuries from which he
died. The murderer was a patient named Riceti.
Edward Wilkie, of Paterson, New Jersey, who came west to
be a tough was brought up with a sharp turn at Fergus
Falls, where he was sentenced to the state reformatory
for a term of five years as the penalty for holding up a
man on the public highway.
A.M. Renner visited at Mankato last Sunday.
R.H. Lamb, of Slayton, was in the city on business last
Miss Casey, of Rochester, Minn., has been the guest of
her sister, Mrs. Levine this week.
Stanley McDowell, of Heron Lake was a Worthington
visitor Wednesday afternoon.
Pastor Elmquist, of one of the leading Swedish churches
in Minneapolis, was a visitor to our city last Thursday.
Mrs. A.J. Schutte, who has been visiting her parents Mr.
and Mrs. J.M. Addington returned to her home in Chicago
Miss Catherine N. Salter will be in Worthington to start
her class in music the first of October. Call on or
phone Mrs. Stanley Moore.
W.M. O'Connor, of Seward, was a Worthington visitor last
E L Nance and wife visited friends at Sioux City
Saturday and Sunday.
Robert Schumacher visited his family and friends at
Heron Lake Sunday afternoon.
Miss Mamie Smallwood leaves today for Chicago to be
present at the marriage of a cousin.
Mr. and Mrs. C.R. Bishop and family have returned from
their summer's outing at Pipestone.
Court Reporter Harper was in the city Tuesday on his way
to Luverne where the district court is in session.
Mrs. Ira Mischler is at the Rochester hospital for
surgical treatment. Mr. Mishler accompanied her to that
Mrs. M.A. Wilbern and son and T.O. Wilbern, of Sibley,
Iowa, were guests of Mrs. F.M. Hickman, over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Alvis Hafele are receiving congratulations
upon the arrival of a little daughter at their home
Mrs. J.W. Armstrong, of Pipestone was visiting relatives
and friends in the city the early part of the week.
Gene Cillet, Walt Freer, B.B. Sontag, Mort Twitchell and
V.E. Bntler [Butler?], of Heron Lake were Worthington
visitors last Friday.
Ernest and Sophia Sterling returned on Sunday from
Pilager, where they had been to attend the funeral of
their brother Charles, whose death was noted last week.
Mrs. C.T. Tupper returned last Saturday from Bayfield,
Wis., where she had been spending a month so secure
relief from hay fever. She was sick several days afte
her return, but is again able to be about.
A.P. Rose and wife of Spokane, Washington, have been
visiting friends and relatives in the city during the
past week. Mr. Rose was a former resident of our city
and for several years was employe in the office of the
Friday, September 28, 1906
The members of the Birthday Club were entertained
Tuesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. L.W. Abbott, the
occasion being the birthday anniversary of their
hostess. A most enjoyable afternoon was spent. After the
social session, refreshments were served, after which
the guests departed, wishing their hostess many pleasant
returns of the day, and leaving behind a handsome
reminder of their esteem.
Editor Beckley, of the Herald, spent Sunday at Spirit
Worthington Boy Honored.
Up in Morrison county the voters did much honor to a
M.E. Barnes of Motley, a former Worthington boy when
they gave him the nomination for county superintendent
of schools by a majority of 1100 over his opponent.
Mr. Barnes is young, active and well qualified for the
position and will make a good superintendent. His
Worthington friends rejoice in his success.
A linen shower in honor of Miss Grace Wood was held at
the home of Mrs. G.A. Cahoon Saturday afternoon. There
were about twenty present and some very pretty and
tasety gifts were "showered" upon the young lady. Ice
cream and cake were served and those present spent a
most enjoyable afternoon.
Death of Former Resident.
Saturday morning Dr. Moore received a card from Fred
Cone announcing the death of J.C. Clark, which occurred
at Springville Utah, on Thursday of last week.
Mr. Clark was one of the original members of the
National Colony, which founded Worthington, and was a
well known and highly esteemed resident of this vicinity
until about twelve years ago when he removed to Utah,
where his death occurred. He was also one of the charter
members of the Congregational church in this city, and
had many friends who deeply regret to hear of his death.
Dr. F.M. Manson was at Round Lake on professional
Andy Christensen left last week for a few weeks visit to
his boyhood home at Audubon, Iowa.
N.M. Nilson and daughter, Miss Hilma, returned last
Wednesday from a weeks visit with his brother at Galva,
E. Nordquist left last Monday for Spencer, Iowa, in
response to a telegram stating that his nephew, Albin
Nordquist, who for many years was a resident of Indian
Lake, was dying of consumption.
Herman Doeden has rented the Grelson farm for the coming
Among those who have received new musical instruments of
late is Miss Tillie Larson, who is the happy possessor
of an Ellison piano.
C.R. and Walter Saxon have placed a new six horse-power
Monitor gasoline engine at their ranch. It does its work
to their entire satisfaction.
Wallace Saxon has rented the John Saxon farm of 240
acres and expects to take possession March 1st.
Miss Bessie Hubbard, of Carthage, Missouri, is visiting
with the family of F.T. Graves, and with other friends
and relatives here in Nobles. Minnesota air is a great
tonic, and to get the ful benefit of it she purposes to
stay several weeks. She can spend a few weeks very
pleasantly with friends and acquaintances for there are
many of them.
Theodore Cramer tells me that his potatoes are rotting
badly, and some others tell the same story. There was
promise of a very good crop of potatoes, but if they rot
as reported the yield will be cut down quite a little.
On Monday of this week the fall term of school in the
Center district was opened with Miss Montgomery of
Lismore, as teacher. Mr. Jule, of Little Rock township,
is teaching in the Larsen district; Miss Mitchell of
Bigelow, in the Kunkel district, and Miss Cain, also of
Bigelow, in the Graves district. Miss Sarah Downes, one
of our Ransom school teachers, will begin her school in
the Guernsey district on Monday next. All the five
schools in the town will then be in session.
Miss Carrie Sorem, another of our Ransom teachers has
been engaged to teach the same school that she taught
last year. She has an eight months school, and will
commence fall term next Monday. Her school is in Little
Mr. and Mrs. Swanson and family who have been visiting
for several weeks in St. Paul returned home Sunday.
Alvin Yunquist who has been staying with his uncle Mr.
Swanson during the summer returned to St. Paul Monday.
Alvin has made many friends during his stay here, who
regret to see him go, but all wish for his success.
Mrs. Sanquist, while washing ran a needle into the
fleshy part of her thumb. The doctors were unable get
part of the needle out. Her hand is in very bad shape.
Among the Org people that attended church in Worthington
Sunday evening were Chas. King and family, O.B. Thueson
wife and daughter Freda, Hartwick Bjornstad, Reka
Johnson, Henry Larson and Ida Bjornstad.
Mr. August Wass is the proud possessor of a bran new
Mrs. Moore started giving music lessons here last
Saturday. She has four pupils and several more intend
taking later on.
Mr. Groniger is helping Mr. Burnham cut corn.
Reuben, the young son of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Nystrom has
been severely ill, but at this writing is greatly
After a stay of five or six weeks in Indian Lake Miss
Esther Blomgren returned to her Bigelow home last
List of Jurors
The following is the list of grand jurors drawn for the
general October, 1906, term of the district court for
J.L. Flint... Round Lake Village
W.R. Abbott... Indian Lake Township
J.M. Pain... Hersey Township
W. Dierks... Graham Lake Township
Jos. Foehr... Graham Lake Township
A.W. Buxx... Bloom Township
Herman Mohr... Bloom Township
Robert Black... Dewald Township
John Good... Summit Lake Township
A.M. Becker... Adrian Village
L.W. Roerig... Adrian Village
John McCord... Adrian Village
Mike Vedier... Larking Township
L.T. Engon... Lismore Township
L.W. Johnson... Leota Township
John F. O'Connor... Leota Township
E.W. Cutler... Worthington Village
Fred Howard... Worthington Village
Ned Jones... Worthington Village
Arnold Tschirgi... Grand Prairie Twp
Wm. Parry... Little Rock Township
A. Schultz... Little Rock Township
Robert Shore... Ransom Township
J.N. Horton... Round Lake Village
John Chapa... Graham Lakes Twp.
F. Latourell... Wilmont Village
William Wolf... Wilmont Township
Charles Hildred... Bloom Township
John Dahlberg... Rushmore Village
Frank Baker... Summit Lake Township
F.A. Durfee... Summit Lake Township
C.F. Modisett... Bigelow Village
Fred Bird... Bigelow Township
A. Hanson... Little Rock Township
John Crowley... Ellsworth Village
Peter Lenz, Jr.... Adrian Village
J.H. Brabender... Adrian Village
J.E. Faragher... Adrian Village
James F. Britt... Leota Township
H. Magee... Lismore Township
John Apel... Elk Township
Frank Thom... Olney Township
Emil Graaf... Worthington Township
Frank Dean... Worthington Village
Wilson Ager... Worthington Village
C.M. Harding... Worthington Village
Ernest Sterling... Worthington Village
John Pepple was up from St. James on one of his regular
Miss Gettis, of Mankato is acting as stenographer for
County Attorney Crandall.
Mrs. J.W. McBride left on Wednesday for Rochester where
she will undergo an operation for the removal of a
Mrs. Stanley Moore and Mrs. Samuel Allen went to
Minneapolis Monday for a short visit with relatives and
H. TerHar, democratic candidate for sheriff of Jackson
county, was in this city Monday, on his way to Round
Lake township, looking after his political fences.
Heron Lake News: Misses Nelson, Mullany and Jean Smith
came up from Worthington Saturday to spend Sunday with
Heron Lake friends. The young ladies are three of
Worthington's most popular teachers.
Louis Hadberg, who resides four miles north of the city,
got a small piece of straw or chaff in his eye while
working about a threshing machine, which so injured the
member that there is a danger of his losing the sight of
W.H. Sievert of Wilmont made a business trip to this
We understand that Harry Rockwell has purchased the
Conway residence property on Tenth street.
Lee Forbes has sold his farm in this township to Iowa
parties. We understand that the price paid was $46 per
Editor Smalley, of the Globe, finds cause for rejoicing
in the birth of a son, who arrived at his house on
Monday of this week.
G.A. Gilman, of Hersey, was a welcome visitor at the
Advance office Tuesday. He informs us that the excessive
rains are damaging the corn somewhat.
Peter Baltis, a blacksmith from Lismore brought to this
city on Wednesday last, suffering from dementia, and was
committed to the asylum for insane at St. Peter. Mrs.
John Kunzman and daughter, Miss Mable returned home
Thursday afternoon from Mitchell, S.D., where they went
Monday to visit relatives and take in Coin Palace.
S.M. Stewart made a trip down into Nebraska this week
returning Tuesday evening with 125 head of high grade
Hereford cattle all of which were sold to farmers in
this vicinity on Wednesday.
Harry R. Tripp, our nominee for register of deeds was
over from Round Lake Tuesday, shaking hands with his
many friends here. He is more than pleased with the
support he received at the primary election.
Ensign A. Swanson, solicitor for the Iowa division of
the Salvation Army was in the city Wednesday soliciting
aid for the work of that body.
F.C. Stitser visited his wife at Kansas City during the
past week, returning home Wednesday morning. He reports
that Mrs. Stitser is steadily improving, which will be
pleasing news to her numerous friends.
Newsy Notes Gathered From Our Exchanges.
Mrs. Anna Neiness, of Lismore died at the Northwestern
hospital, Minneapolis, recently. She had been ailing for
some time and went to the city for medical treatment.
Lismore Leader: Miss Mae Philips was a Worthington
visitor the first of the week, going down Monday and
Peter Baltis, assistant in the Lismore blacksmith shop,
met with a painful accident last week Monday. While
working around the emery wheel his left arm became
caught in one of the belts, resulting in severely
cutting it in a number of places although no bones were
broken. He was taken to the doctors office and the
wounds dressed and then to the hotel where he remained
until Wednesday when he was taken to Worthington to be
where he could receive better treatment.
Married: Geo. Kothaner of Bellingham, Wash., and Miss
Mabel Booth of Seward township, were married Thursday,
Sept. 13, 1906, by Rev. J.A. Saunders. The happy couple
left for their home in Washington last Monday.
L.H. Luepker of Seward, and Ernst and Wm. Luheker,
returned home Tuesday from Farmersburg, Ia., where they
attended the funeral of their mother, who died Sept.
10th 1906. Mrs. Luepker was 58 years old and died
suddenly during the night. Fred Kahle also attended the
Lightning struck the house on the Cullen farm in
Westside, Sunday, and did considerable damage. The
chimney was torn to pieces, the roof damaged two window
were partially uncased. John Appledorn lives in the
house but none of the family were hurt.
Wilmont Tribune: The R.I. gang of Italians have moved to
Worthington, and still you can hear occasional rooster
John Humiston of Worthington, was a Wilmont visitor
Monday. While here Mr. Humiston made arrangements with
Mr. J. McConnell to take charge of his large stock farm
The funeral of little Elfie Spartz, who died on Thursday
morning, Sep. 13, of cholera infantum, was held from the
Catholic church at St. Kilian on Saturday and the
interment took place in the St. Kilian cemetery. -- W.R.
Mansel of Adrian, has gone to the Pacific coast. He will
visit Washington Oregon and California.
J.W. Peterson, of Litchfield Minn., was here Saturday
and bought four fine stallions from T.F. Robinson, who
has retired from the horse business. Mr. Peterson also
bought a stallion from T.G. Perkins, west of Magnolia,
and a two-year old colt from S.H. Boden of Westside
township. The colt is a good one and it did not take Mr.
Peterson long to make up his mind to pay $225 for it.
Mr. and Mrs. P.A. Nelson, of Adrian, are the proud
parents of a son, born on the 20th. Adrian Democrat.
Rushmore Enterprise: O. Malmquist and John Kenney have
each hauled out a half car load of tile the past week
and are going ot do considerable tiling on their
respective farms. Farm land is becoming too valuable to
allow it to lay idle and tiling is about the only way to
reclaim the wet places.
Bert Ash and Miss Mamie Unzen, former residents of
Ellsworth were married at St. Paul Tuesday of this week.
C. Story has been appointed roadmaster of the Ellsworth
division of the Rock Island railway with headquarters at
Ellsworth. He relieves S.M. Witbeck, who resigned.
Ed Egan and Matt Geardy of Ellsworth, have purchased 200
sheep which they will feed this winter.
Ellsworth News: Geo. Premo was a Worthington visitor a
few hours last Friday, to take in the county fair and
purchase a few full blooded O.I.C. hogs, to add to his
already fine herd.