Friday, August 2, 1907
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A Sad Accident
A very sad and serious accident occurred Wednesday afternoon near Okabena,
when a team of John Ulfer's, which was hitched to a binder, runaway and in
their blind fright ran over his little four year old son killing him
instantly, the body being literally cut to pieces. This is the first harvest
accident we have been called upon to record this season and it is certainly
a sad one. The grief stricken parents have the sympathy of the entire
community in their sad bereavment. --Heron Lake Times.
Miss Louise Leary, of Sioux City, was a guest of her uncle, Stanley Moore at
the Hotel Worthington the first of the week.
W.E. Madison made a business trip to Sioux City Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. C.J. Smallwood spent Sunday at Spirit Lake visiting friends.
Mrs. Curtis and Grandma Brant returned to the Soldiers Home last Saturday.
Miss Doris Curran, of Mankato, is here on a visit to her aunt, Mrs. F.M.
Mrs. Humbird, of Webster City, Ia., is here on a visit to her daughter, Mrs.
T.A. Palmer has had his music store papered, which greatly enhances its
Carl Bramel, a member of Julius Palm's crew, fell off a twenty foot scaffold
last Friday and broke his ankle.
Henry Haggard, one of Indian Lake's substantial and progressive farmers, was
a county seat visitor Tuesday.
Miss Gladys Humbert entertained a few friends at the home of her sister,
Mrs. A.E. Dickens, Saturday evening.
Mrs. John Ely departed Wednesday morning for Saskatchewan, Canada, to visit
her daughter and other friends.
A. Kirk of Elk, was in the city Tuesday on business. Mr. Kirk informs us
that he begun his fall plowing on Monday.
Mrs. Eric Bowman, of Illinois, arrived Thursday for an extended visit with
her sister, Mrs. E.A. Granell, of Seward township.
Hayes and Reilly, of Wilmont, this week bought the Ben Gotmer farm in Bloom
township. The sale was negotiated by M.P. Mann.
W.H. Buchan has been laid up the past week by an injury to his foot,
incurred while at work on the street one day last week. He received a bad
cut from a spade.
Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Otis, of Des Moines, who have been spending their vacation
here, being guests at the Mann home, returned home Tuesday.
T.R. Hildyard and his mother, of Alexandria, Ia., moved to Worthington this
week, and occupy a house on Second avenue. T.R. is a brother of G.B.
Mr. and Mrs. F.H. Donaldson departed Wednesday with their little daughter,
Marguerite, for Rochester, to consult medical experts regarding the little
Mrs. Marshman, of Hubbard, Ia., and her daughter, Mrs. Whitney, and
children, of Eagle Grove, Ia., are guests at the home of Mrs. N.H. Austin,
who is a daughter of Mrs. Marshman.
Mrs. Benton and daughter, of Freemont Nebraska, are spending a few weeks in
Worthington, enjoying the beauties of Okabena. They are stopping at the Mann
Mr. and Mrs. G.B. Hildyard last Saturday evening entertained a small party
of young people in honor of their son, Joe, who left on Monday for South
Dakota. A good time is reported.
W.A. Lackay, of Sioux Falls, a former resident of Hersey, was in the city
Tuesday on business. Mr. Lackay is engaged in the real estate business at
Sioux Falls, but spends most of the time on the road.
A[n] eleven year old son of Fred Shafer, who lives north of town, had a leg
broken on Wednesday. The boy had lassoed a pig, which started on a wild run
through the grove. He was dragged for some distance and had his leg broken
on the trip.
Charley Kunze, of Elk, was in town yesterday.
Mrs. G.H. Luehr is visiting in Marathon, Ia., this week.
Henry Pfiel had several ribs broken in a runaway accident last week.
Dr. Weidow was at Sibley Monday assisting in a surgical operation.
Fred Dring, of Loraine, was in the city Tuesday buying farm machinery.
Mrs. Cowan, of Jackson, is here on a visit to her daughter, Mrs. A.R.
Mrs. Harvey Rew has gone to North Dakota to visit relatives the balance of
Dr. and Mrs. E. King, of Fulda, were guests at the residence of W.E. Madison
Mrs. Jas. Mackay entertained a few lady friends Monday afternoon in her
usual delightful manner.
Dr. Geyerman was called to Windom yesterday to perform an operation for
cataract of the eye.
Banker J.E. Sahlstrom came up from Bigelow Tuesday evening to sport in the
cool waters of Okabena.
Mrs. G.A. Lincoln gave an at home yesterday to a large number of her
friends. A pleasant time is reported.
E.C. Huntington, editor of the Windom Reporter, passed through Worthington
yesterday on his way to Spirit Lake, Ia., for a short outing.
The Misses Luehrs gave an afternoon tea last Saturday in honor of Miss Anna
Reitz, of Chicago, who is a guest at the Luehrs residence. The tea was a
very enjoyable affair and was well attended.
Mrs. W.E. Madison on Tuesday afternoon entertained the Birthday Club in a
very pleasant manner. Contests of various kinds formed the order of
entertainment. Dainty refreshments were served.
Prof. R.H. Edwards returned last Friday from Mankato, where he taught in a
summer school for teachers, and left on Wednesday with his family for
Wisconsin, where they will spend the remainder of the vacation visiting.
Lt. S.S. Smith, commanding Co. F, received notice from the Adjutant General
the first of the week to get the company ready for service on the Messaba
range in case of emergency. The order reflects great credit on the company
and officers for the confidence placed in them by the commanding officers.
G.W. Patterson went to Hamline Monday night, where he will spend most of the
time during the next month in connection with his work as one of the
managers of the state fair. Mr. Patterson is superintendent of the horse
department, and is working hard to secure a good exhibit in this line. Two
other Worthington men are connected with the department and will spend the
week at the state fair. S.M. Stewart is assistant superintendent and Dr.
J.N. Gould is veterinary for the department.
Mrs. Damon and her son and daughter, Albert and Mary, will leave next week
for Hokah, Minn., where Mr. Damon is principal of the school and where Miss
Mary will teach in the 7th grade and music. They will go by the way of
Minneapolis, where they will visit George, who graduated from the dental
department of the State University last spring and is now practicing there.
Mrs. Damon says they will live in Hokah for a year, after which they expect
to make Minneapolis their future home. Miss Damon will continue her musical
studies in the east after next year.
Guy Cahoon is on the sick list.
Earl McBride and lady Sundayed in Adrian.
Dr. Dodge returned Saturday from his visit to the twin cities.
Banker Ed Brickson, of Adrian, was here Wednesday on business.
Dr. Hough, of Sibley, assisted Dr. Wiedow in a surgical operation Saturday.
Miss Mary Johnson is down with typhoid fever at the home of Frank Saxon.
Mr. and Mrs. P.H. Brown drove to Bigelow last Sunday to visit her parents.
Secretary Palmer is busy getting things in shape for a rousing big county
A.R. Albertus, the clothing merchant, spent Tuesday rusticating at Spirit
The Smith Implement Co. has bought the corner lots opposite their
establishment from J.S. Ramage.
Mr. and Mrs. Noren, who left for Sweden some weeks ago, have arrived at
their destination safely.
Reuben Oakes has returned from Minneapolis, where he had been taking a
summer course at the state University.
Mrs. Olson, who had been here on a visit to her sister, Mrs. J.W. McBride,
returned to her home at Alta, Ia., Wednesday.
Mrs. J.J. Marx and son, of Lismore, and Miss Hannah Halverson, of Harris,
Ia., were guests of Mr. and Mrs. V. Barnes over Sunday.
M.F. Sullivan has succeeded Geo. Davidson as local manager for the Singer
Sewing Machine Co. The company has a new adv. in this issue.
R.G. Gage is here from South Dakota with a drove of horses, which will be
sold at auction on Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. They are an unusually
fine lot for western horses.
Mrs. William Jones is on the sick list.
Ernest Wickman visited at Heron Lake the first of the week.
Frank Brown visited his grandparents at Bigelow over Sunday.
Dr. West, of Armstrong, Ia., was a guest of Dr. Wiedow last week.
Deputy Postmaster J.A. Pressall spent Sunday at his home at Eagle Lake.
Mrs. John Slyder, of Clarion, Ia., a sister of J.K. Baker, is visiting here
Hugh Mitchell and daughter, Mary, of Bigelow, were Worthington visitors
Robert Mackay went to Dundee the first of the week to visit his friend,
Marion Fairfield spent a week at Heron Lake, visiting at the home of his
aunt, Mrs. V.E. Butler.
Mrs. John Martin and daughter, of Round Lake, were in Worthington Friday on a
Taylor Johnson, a prominent farmer of Bigelow township, was in the city
doing business Monday.
Delia Grannis, of the force at the Hub, is taking her vacation this week,
and is visiting at Windom.
Miss Agnes Anson, of Luverne, who had been attending summer school here,
returned home last Saturday.
Misses Minnie and Mary Kendlen, of St. James, visited Worthington friends a
number of days this week.
Mr. and Mrs. J.K. Baker are enjoying a visit from Mr. Baker's grandfather,
Mr. L.J. Shepherd, of Iowa Falls, Ia.
Mrs. Jens Christenson, of Loraine township, was on the sick list several
days last week with an attack of inflamatory rheumatism.
E.W. Wakefield, of White Rock, S. Dak., was here the first of the week
visiting old friends. He made the Advance office a pleasant call.
Joe Hildyard started for South Dakota on Monday afternoon, where he will
help an uncle during harvest. He drove through in a buggy.
Herbert W. Eggleston and wife visited relatives at Beaver Creek last Sunday.
They will spend the rest of the week with relatives and friends at Reading.
Mrs. C.B. Fairfield, of St. James, stopped off here over Sunday to visit at
the Fairfield home. She was on her way to Rock Rapids to visit relatives.
The many friends of Mrs. Boyd will be pained to learn of her death which
occurred recently at her home at Ardmore, Ind. Terr. Mrs. Boyd will be
better known by her maiden name, Miss Beulah Sain.
J.F. Flynn spent Sunday at Ellsworth.
Geo. Hacker was in from Elk township Wednesday.
Charlie Won visited a brother at St. Paul over Sunday.
Charles Fritz, of Wilmont, was a Worthington visitor Tuesday.
Robert Reed is at Reading this week making repairs on an elevator.
Mrs. Ira Mishler is enjoying a visit from her mother and sister from
Misses Stella Mosher and Esther Harding went to Round Lake Monday to do
J.H. Maxwell went to Lismore last Monday to make some repairs on an elevator
Engineer Kitterman has moved into one of John H. James' houses on the corner
of 3rd ave. and 14th street.
Henry Pfiel, of Worthington township, had a narrow escape from serious
injury in a runaway one day last week.
R.T. Clark, of Bigelow township, was laid up a couple of weeks from injuries
received in a runaway accident on July 22nd.
John H. James left on Tuesday for South Dakota, to begin his year's work for
a Chicago commission firm, handling grain.
The hearing of the case against Rev. G.M. Walker was held last Friday
forenoon before Judge Dow. Mr. Walker was held to the grand jury.
Miss Mattie Hastings, the popular deputy in the register of deeds' office,
left last Friday for Pontiac, Ill., where she will spend two weeks visiting
relatives and friends.
Axel Sterling and family left last Sunday for Windom, where they will visit
at the home of Mrs. Sterling's brother. Axel returned on Monday, but his
family will remain a week or ten days.
Clifton, a little son of Mr. and Mrs. Jens Christenson, of Loraine township,
who had been a patient at the Worthington Hospital, was taken home on
Monday. He was operated on Thursday of last week for an abcess on the right
J.J. Leece, of Kansas, stopped off here last week to visit at the homes of
J.H. James and Richard Prideaux. Mr. Leece was returning from a visit to the
Isle of Man, his native land, which he left some 35 years ago. He says he
would not give a good quarter of land in Kansas for the whole island.
P.H. Brown made a business trip to Slayton Tuesday.
J.A. Saxon, of Indian Lake, was in town Tuesday on business.
Miss Sophia Sterling returned Saturday from a visit at Minneapolis.
Mrs. R.L. Morland entertained at her residence on Wednesday afternoon.
A.L. Dunlap, of Heron Lake, is visiting his daughter, Mrs. Calvin Moen.
Miss Anna Reitz, of Chicago, is a guest of the Misses Luehrs this week.
I.F. Kelly and daughter, Wavia, visited relatives at Hartley, Iowa, Tuesday.
I.F. Kelly spent Sunday at Hartley, Ia., looking up customers for Nobles
county real estate.
Mrs. E.C. Pannell returned on Wednesday from a visit to the family of Rev.
Curtis, at Rochester, Minn.
Mrs. Mary Haverkamp, of Wilmont, was at the county seat Tuesday attending to
business in the probate court.
Nels Swanson, the well driller, has moved to Bowman county, N.D., where he
expects to take up a homestead.
S. Anderson, of Ovaca, is here on a visit at the home of his son-in-law,
P.G. Johnson, manager of the Colman Lumber Co.
Mrs. R.H. Patterson, who has been here on a visit to her son, R.H., is
spending a few days with her daughter, Mrs. L.H. Hawkins, of Reading.
Rev. J.J. Filburn, of Elk, has sold his farm to William H. Marquardt, of
Benton county, Ia. Mr. Maquardt also bought the R.H. Sykes 80 adjoining.
Mrs. Agnes Ruddock and two daughters and Miss Dot Kirby, of Decatur, Ill.,
are guests at the J.M. Addington residence for a few weeks. Mrs. Ruddock and
Mrs. Addington are sisters.
Editor C. Orsamus Sawyer, of Lismore, passed through town Saturday on his
way to Hull, Ia., to visit his parents. He says that Lismore is prosperous
and that crops in that section look fine.
Jay Wolven was given a farewell "Camp Fire" party on Tuesday evening at
Cherry Point, by a large company of young people. A good time is reported.
Mr. Wolven left on yesterday for Aberdeen, S.D., where he has a good
position in a hardware store.
Little Marie Madison was on the sick list several days the first of the
Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Dodge, of Round Lake, are guests at the home of their son,
Dr. W.J. Dodge, this week.
Andrew Anderson was here from North Dakota this week looking after real
estate interests and visiting old friends.
Louis Wall, of Wabay, S.D., was here this week on a visit to John Boberg and
other friends. Mr. Wall is an old Worthington boy.
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES
Bigelow people sincerely mourn the demise of the Signal, which suspended
publication with the last issue.
Frank Brown of Worthington visited at the home of his grandfather, H.
Ruprecht, over Sunday.
Banker Sahlstrom visited the county seat town Tuesday.
Mrs. E.F. Clower was on the sick list last Saturday.
J.A. Fialka will soon sever his connection with the lumber company and
engage in business elsewhere.
M.J. Hubbard was under the weather last Saturday.
Postmaster Clower has sent in his resignation and Jas. Harrington and Mr.
Lane, the barber, are candidates for the place. Harrington has been promised
Mrs. Hugh Mitchell was in the village Saturday doing shopping.
J.J. Filburn spent Saturday and Sunday at Ireton, Ia., in attendance upon a
J. Schechter and family and Chas. Wolff were entertained at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Robt. Free last Sunday.
Frank E. Williams, wife and son Emmet visited Sunday with J.B. Williams,
south of Brewster.
Mr. A.I. Standafer quite recently purchased of Floyd Matteson a half
interest in a threshing rig which he expects to start going soon. In
addition to the diploma recently gained at the St. Paul school of
engineering it may be said of Mr. Standafer that he has the reputation of
being in the habit of doing things, and is one who when it comes to
industrial enterprises runs on a "Free" ticket and it is expected that he
will give his competitors a hard chase.
Mr. Wm. Hunt of Kansas has been visiting his father, Mr. Chas. Hunt. He
returned to his home Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Uhlman of Paulina, Iowa, who have been visiting their daughter
and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. James Gerdner, returned home Tuesday.
Mr. Geo. Golden has been promoted to the position of section foreman on the
Milwaukee road, and will hereafter be located at Lakefield, Minn. He loaded
a car with household goods and he and his family departed Monday for the
scene of his future activities. They will be missed in Kinbrae, and the best
wishes of a large circle of friends will follow them to Lakefield.
Wm. Ledloff, auditor for the Lampert Lumber Co., was looking after his
Co.'s interests Monday.
Mr. Alfred Anscomb, mother and his niece, Miss Wolstoncroft, drove to Fulda
The Misses Grace and Lou Harding departed Friday for Hanley Falls Minn.,
where they will pleasantly spend the time visiting relatives.
Mr. Chas. Skewis, traveling auditor for the Skewis Grain Co. of Minneapolis,
was in town Wednesday evening to look after the company's local agent, one
Davis, whom he failed to find at his post of duty owing to said Davis' love
for the piscatorial art. A word of caution to Davis at this juncture should
Mrs. Anton Nelson left for Rushmore Tuesday where she will visit her
daughter, Mrs. Prideaux a few days.
Mr. Mike McGlin of Lakefield was a Kinbrae visitor between trains Monday.
Charley Burns is doing some painting of late.
Charley Lutner is now taking his annual vacation from the mail route, and is
helping with the harvest at home.
A. Rust and sons received their car of coal last Monday.
Mesdames G.T. Bulick and C.O. Burns were in Worthington on Monday.
F.E. Eggleston is mail boy while Charley Lutner is vacating.
Mr. Barnard, the new buyer for Greig & Zeaman Elevator Co., came down from
Lismore Monday and is cleaning every thing up in readiness for the beginning
of the season.
F.W. Shaffenberg and wife, Mrs. R.J. Jones and Mrs. A.R. Beilke and daughter
Lena were at the county seat Tuesday.
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SEE DAUGHTER DROWN
Father Rushes Into lake at Windom, but Draws Girl out Too Late.
Windom, Minn., Aug. 15 -- while wading along the shore at Summit Lake, near
here, this afternoon Dorothy Williams, ten years old, the daughter of Matt
N. Williams, superintendent of schools, stepped into a hole and was drowned
before the eyes of her father and mother, who were sit- [sic] a short
distance from the shore.
Mr. Williams rushed into the water when his daughter sank the first time but
before he could reach her she had gone down again. After gropin[g] madly
thru the water he grasped her body and carried her ashore.
Faint signs of life were detected, but the little girl died within a few
Earma, the six year old daughter of Register of Deeds and Mrs. H.R. Tripp,
was operated on at the Worthington Hospital early Tuesday morning for intuss
usseption [sic], or telescoping of the bowels, by Drs. Manson, Geyerman and
Dolan. The operation was a splendid success and the little patient is
getting along nicely.
Dr. Manson was called to attend the little girl on Monday and found what he
supposed to be a simple case of stomach ache, but it persistently refused to
yield to treatment so an operation was decided on late Monday night. The
case was one in which delay was dangerous, and had the operation been put
off a few hours it would have been ineffective and death would have
Ramiel Nance was given a farewell party on last Friday evening at the Tripp
residence by Miss Grace Tripp, which was attended by a large number of his
school mates. The evening was pleasantly spent in games of various kinds.
Dainty refreshments were served.
Married this Morning
This morning at six o'clock occurred the wedding of Mr. Karl V. Mitchell and
Margaret D. Steiglider, the ceremony being performed at the Catholic
parsonage, Father Hetherington officiating.
Both the contracting parties are well known to Spencer people. Mr. Mitchell
was for a number of years in the First National Bank at this place, but
lately left to take the assistant cashier-ship of the Citizens National Bank
at Worthington, Minn., where they will make their future home. The bride is
a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Steiglider and is a very popular young lady.
They left this morning for Minneapolis where they will visit before going to
their future home. They have the well wishes of a host of friends. --Spencer
Reporter, Aug. 9th.
The following from a Denver church paper, of Aug. 5th, will be of interest
to many of our readers.
Last Monday night a happy company of friends and relatives met in the
pastor's home for the purpose of seeing Mr. Morgan O. Jones and Miss Emma
McKeever united for life. The wedding was a happy one and the young people
begin their career under specially favorable auspices. The new home is at
562 Santa Fe ave. A hearty welcome awaits them in the Third church.
Death of A.N. Douglas
A.N. Douglas, a former resident of this city, died last Saturday at the home
of his son, H.N. Douglas, at Bemidji. The remains were taken to Marseilles,
Ill. for interment. Deceased was a resident of Worthington for five or six
years, up to about three years ago, he moved to Minneapolis. About a year
ago his son moved to Bemidji where Mr. Douglas accompanied him. He had been
retired from active business for several years but was a man of means and
owned considerable property. His son, Hart Douglas formerly owned a line of
elevators in this section but is now engaged in lumbering at Bemidji.
The Peavey elevator in this city has been sold to Schaefer Bros. and Co., of
Tripp, S.D., who took possession on Wednesday. J.M. Schaefer was here
representing the company and W.C. Liefernan represented the Peavey Co. The
Schaefers have also bought the Peavey houses at Windom and Lime Creek. The
house here will be opened as soon as they secure a good man for manager.
O.W. Dieckhoff, J.S. Frink, A.J. Brenan, G.A. Engbretsen, E.A. Ritz and E.K.
Smith represented the Worthington Gun Club at the shooting tournament at
Sioux Falls yesterday. The team is a strong one and can be counted on to
bring home their full share of honors. Last week Mr. Dieckhoff got 95 and 96
out of 100, respectively, on the local range.
Mrs. Radduck and two daughters and her niece, Miss Kirby, who have been
visiting at the residence of J.M. Addington the past two weeks, left for
their home at Decatur, Ill., today. Miss Nell Addington accompanied them as
far as Chicago, where she will visit her sister, Mrs. Schutte.
Ben Hildyard has secured the school in the Booth district, in Seward
township, for the coming term. This has quite a reputation as a "fighting
school" but Ben stands 6 feet 1 inch in his stocking feet, and has an
enviable reputation as an athlete and the pugnacious pupils of the school
must be young giants if he can't show them where to head in.
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES
Thanks to Miss May Holland for the jelly she gave to the Rural Carrier on
Route 1. If all of the young ladies were as thoughtful as Miss Holland the
route would be shorter to the carrier or would seem so.
Roscoe Harrington is working in the Omaha depot, learning telegraphing.
D.J. Gronewald is home visiting his family. He is located at Aurilla S.D.,
as saloon keeper.
Miss Marie Okey returned to Rock Rapids Monday where she is working with the
Mrs. P.C. Ross returned from Little Rock Saturday where she visited with
Harvey Lindsey has purchased a farm north of St. Paul.
Miss Pearl Staman of Sibley, Ia., visited with Lena Harrington for a few
Miss Myrtle Yates and Oneta Davis visited at Sibley a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Comforth were visiting with friends in Bigelow, returned to
their home at Hull, Iowa, Tuesday.
Mr. Floyd Ross of Doon, Iowa, is visiting his brother here.
The people of Bigelow gave a reception at the M.E. Church in honor of Mr.
and Mrs. Clower.
Mrs. Peter Peters and son Harold visited at Lismore Saturday and Sunday.
C.E. Zates and son Will are working on Severt Sorem's house these days.
Henry Battshan pulled his thrashing outfit down to Beuces Saturday.
Charles Millards family visited with Gus Peterson Sunday.
Miss Isabel Marchus spent a few days this week with John Gronas and family.
Mrs. F.S. Lane is enstalled as deputy postmaster at Bigelow.
Mrs. James Harrington visited over Sunday with friends in Sibley returning
Jess Cross has the contract to put in the cement cross walks in Bigelow.
Jess is a first class workman at this business.
From the Enterprise:
Senator and Mrs. S.B. Bedford returned from Sioux City last Friday. Mrs.
Bedford has entirely recovered from her sick spell.
Mr. and Mrs. A.S. Wemple of Minneapolis visited a few days the past week
with Mr. Wemple's parents Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Wemple.
Mr. and Mrs. B.E. Foster drove over to Lismore Saturday and visited
relatives until Monday. The threshing season will soon open and Bert
conferred with his partner, Al. Greig, regarding starting their machine.
From the News:
Chas. E. Sprague died at the family home in the southwest part of town
Saturday, Aug. 10th, after a lingering illness, aged 81 years, three months
and four days.
Andy Cashel came over from Worthington Monday evening and remained with
friends until noon next day, when he departed on a business trip to Oakes,
S.D., and from there will go farther west and spend perhaps a month or more
in looking over the country.
From the Tribune:
Edwin Brickson and Jos. Cowin of Adrian were with Mr. Kinsey in his auto on
a business trip to this city Wednesday evening.
Whalen Bros. have purchased the hardware, harness and furniture stock of
N.J. Lorge and respectfully solicit a share of your trade.
Cards are out announcing the marriage of Mr. William Merfield of Greene,
Iowa, and Miss Mary Webber of Wilmont township on Tuesday, Aug. 13.
Misses Maud and Jessie Ager arrived Monday afternoon for a visit with
friends and relatives in this place.
Wm. Oxford of Seward was a Worthington visitor Wednesday.
Harvey Rew expects to leave this week on a visit to Artesian, S.D.
R.H. Dieckhoff came home for a few days visit with his family, Monday.
Miss Della Grannis is back at her post in the Hub store after a short
W.G. Myers came home Tuesday from a trip to North Dakota and the twin
City Clerk C.L. Mann left last week on a trip to St. Louis and up the
Mississippi river. He is expected home to day.
Mrs. A. Norberg of Sioux Falls was a guest at the residence of Gust Swanberg
last Friday between trains. She was on her way to Denver.
W.G. Ramage recently bought a lot of C.J. Smallwood, and also bought the
Morhoff house, south of the railroad, and is having it moved.
Lakefield Standard: Mr. and Mrs. O.A. Fauskee of Worthington visited their
son A.J. Fauskee, over Sunday. Their grandson Oren accompanied them home.
Mrs. Jas. Humbert and daughter Gladys returned to their home at Webster
City, Ia., on Wednesday, after a visit of a couple of weeks with her
daughter, Mrs. A.C. Dickens.
A party of gentleman of this city including J.M. Addington, Dick Torrance
and Wm. Devaney, will leave Sunday evening for Duluth, expecting to take up
timber claims in St. Louis county.
Geo. H. and W.T. Thompson, two prominent young business men of St. Croix
Falls, Wis., passed through Worthington Wednesday on their way home from
Sioux Falls, where they had been on an automobile trip.
Arthur Hildyard made a trip to Luverne and Pipestone last week.
Miss Hazel Pepple is to teach in the Paine district, Loraine township, the
Roland and Helen Peterson returned on Wednesday from Rock Rapids, where they
had been visiting relatives.
Prof. Abbott went to Beaver Creek Tuesday to give the new band there a
lesson. Mr. Abbott is now teaching the bands at the above place and Lismore
in addition to the home organization.
O.W. Buss, of Loraine, was in the city on Tuesday buying supplies for his
threshing rig, which he will start this week.
A.M. Schroeder of Jackson, clerk of court of Jackson county, was a
Worthington visitor Monday. Mr. Schroeder has been regarded as a confirmed
batchelor, but lately Worthington has developed peculiar charms for him.
Walter Walker, a stock buyer of Round Lake, was arrested this week on
complaint of J. Bixby, on charge of assault and battery. He plead guilty
before Judge Dow and was fined $5.00 and costs, which he paid. It is said
that Walker remonstrated with Bixby for abusing his team. The latter turned
on him and Walker tried to shut him up with a jab on the jaw and arrest
Mr. William Skewis of Rock Valley Iowa is superintending the repair work on
the Skewis Grain Co. elevator.
Mr. Fred Lestico of Worthington was a caller in our town Wednesday.
Dr. King was called to Kinbrae on Wednesday to attend to the sick babe of
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bragger.
Mr. Elmer Skewis of Chicago and his nephew of Minneapolis passed thru here
Thursday in a big Mitchell touring car en route to Minneapolis.
C.W. Davis was in Fulda Thursday, it is presumed that he went there on his
own business, but of that we are not sure.
From the Tribune:
A new general merchandise firm was formed in Brewster this week, the name of
which will be H.H. Pinz & Co., and which will continue the business of the
old firm of H. Pinz & son.
With the death of John Kaufman last Sunday morning, at the home of his son
in this place, there passed away one of Nobles County's oldest residents.
J.H. Ober was at Worthington Tuesday to consult Dr. Geyerman about his
throat, which has given him a great amount of trouble recently. The doctor
informed him that he has a cancer, but it is believed that proper and
skillful treatment will soon restore him to perfect health.
Miss Ethel Bloom, of Worthington came up to attend the social at J.M.
Hagerman's home and to visit friends.
Mrs. Nicholas Costello came down from Lake Crystal Monday to visit with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. McCarver.
C.E. Berry, of Dewald, was in the city Monday.
Wm. Christenson, of Org, was in the city Tuesday on business.
Dr. N.J. Nessa, of Brewster, was a Worthington visitor Friday.
Mrs. John Carncross left last Saturday to visit a brother in Iowa.
Wm. Wilson, of Pontiac, Ill., is here visiting his son, Alex Wilson.
Mr. and Mrs. R.R. Smith and family visited in Round Lake Monday.
Miss Ethel Little, of Minneapolis, is a guest at the residence of M.J.
Mrs. J.H. James is visiting in Adrian this week, while J.H. is out on his
Miss Pearl Hunt returned on Monday from a visit to her grandparents at
Miss Mina Whitham, of Pontiac, Ill., is the guest of her cousin, Miss Mattie
Charles Whitham, of Chicago, who has been visiting his aunt, Mrs. William
Hastings, returned home Tuesday.
Miss Mattie Hastings returned home Sunday from a two week's vacation spent
in Chicago, Indiana and central Illinois.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Thomte returned last Saturday from a week's visit with
relatives and friends at Luverne and Ellsworth.
J.S. Kies returned on Monday evening from his visit in Iowa. Mrs. Kies and
Mona will not be home for another week.
Geo. Foelschow, Darrel Phillips and Lisle Dovery, of this city, and Lloyd
Snyder, of Castana, Ia., are camping on Okabena this week.
Geo. Elliott, who has been home the past summer visiting his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. N.H. Elliott, expects to leave this week for Potlatch, Idaho.
A.R. Albertus will move into the Stanley Moore residence about Sept. 1st.
The building has been in the hands of painters and decorators for several
Judd Duel, a former employee at the Omaha lunch counter, was married at
Sheldon a few days ago, and he and his bride have gone to Aberdeen, S.D., to
work in a hotel.
Ralph Staufer has discontinued his amusement parlor here and will store the
boxball alleys and other parapharnalia [sic] until it can be sold. Mr. Dillman
will open his pool hall in the building about Sept. 1st.
A.R. Albertus returned on Monday evening from Jackson, where he visited over
Sunday with relatives and friends. Mrs. Albertus and daughter, who went
there last week, remained for a few days longer.
Cashier S.M. Stewart, of the Citizens Bank has been worked very hard during
the past week. His assistant had been away getting married, and his
bookkeeper, Floyd Voak, had been away on a trip to Pike's Peak.
Patterson and Erickson on Wednesday of this week shipped a car load of their
high-grade thoroughbred Percheron horses to the Iowa state fair at Des
Moines. Mr. Erickson accompanied the shipment and will remain during the
L.R. Gholz and wife, E.J. Helmick, Judge G.W. Wilson, W.W. Loveless and
daughters, W.G. Ramage, Sam Allen, Caroline Allen, Rev. Edwin W. Lanham,
E.K. Smith and wife, H.S. Hobson and family, and A.W. Fagerstrom, took
dinner at the Worthington last Sunday.
Ed. Moberg was up from Maple Grove Monday.
Oliver Thompson was in from Indian Lake last Saturday.
Henry James left yesterday for Church, Ia., to visit friends.
Isaac Taylor, of Summit Lake, was in the city Saturday doing trading.
D.R. Jones, of Round Lake, registered at the Worthington Saturday.
Mrs. G.A. Fairfield went to St. Paul Saturday evening to visit Mr. Fairfield
for a few days.
Banker and Mrs. J.S. Tolverson drove down from Fulda Sunday to visit
Richard Prideaux on Monday accompanied his grandson Richard III, to the
latter's home at Rushmore.
Dr. W.T. DeCoster, of Windom, came down on Wednesday to assist Dr. Geyerman
in a bronchial operation.
Mr. and Mrs. Hastings, of Chillicothe, Ill., arrive last Saturday to visit
their brother, William Hastings.
C.M. Crandall of this city has been appointed as official starter on the
race tracks in the American Trotting Association.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pendergast, of Jasper, formerly residents of
Worthington, left Tuesday for a three weeks' trip in the east.
Miss Carrie Newkirk and Mrs. J. Kloss, of Corona, Cal., are here visiting
relatives and friends. Mrs. Kloss was formerly Miss Mary Goodrich.
Mr. and Mrs. Amos Birkholder, of Sterling, Ill., are visiting at the home of
P.A. Erickson, on the Diagonal road, for a few days. Mrs. Birkholder and
Mrs. Erickson are sisters.
Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Edwards, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. E. Thompson and Miss Emma
Nelson, all of Rushmore, were guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Putnam
G.M. Bailey, Am. Sunday School Missionary, will preach in the Congregational
Church next Sunday morning at the usual hour of services, in the absence of
the pastor on his vacation.
Miss Marie Anstrom, who had been visiting her mother, Mrs. Helen Anstrom, of
Bigelow, for some weeks, returned on Monday to St. Paul, where she is
employed in a large department store.
Peter Cedargren and family, who had been spending several weeks on his farm
in Bigelow township, returned to Boone, Ia., on Monday. Mr. Cedargreen is an
engineer in the employ of the Omaha line, with headquarters at Doon.
Harry Hawley, formerly of this city, passed through Worthington last Sunday
night on his way to Denver, where he went to seek professional employment.
Mr. Hawley is now a full fledged civil engineer, having graduated from that
course at the State University last spring.
Fulda Republican: G.W. Patterson and J.P. Vail of Worthington, both large
land owners, were in this place Tuesday to superintend the unloading of ten
cars of tile which they are having put in their farms five miles south of
town. Mr. Patterson is the superintendent of the horse department of the
State Fair and just now is one of the busiest men in the state.
Wm. Spartz, of Wilmont, was a guest at the Allen House Tuesday.
Miss Hilma Schutz, of Heron Lake, is here on a visit to her sister Mabel.
Rev. Edwin W. Lanham went to Luverne Tuesday afternoon on business.
John Ramage went to Lismore on Tuesday to look after farming interests.
Chas. Yale, of Los Angeles, Cal., is here on a visit to his brother Bruce.
Geo. Lawson left last week on a visit to Omaha, Cheyenne, and other points
in the west.
G.A. Engbretson enjoyed a visit from his mother and sister, from South
Dakota, this week.
W.B. Lysle and family have moved to Pipestone, where they will make their
Mrs. T.M. Renshaw and Mrs. C.V. Thom, of Rushmore, did shopping in
Frank Lane has been appointed postmaster at Bigelow, in place of Editor
Clower, who resigned.
Mrs. Geo. Webster, of Lisbeth, S.D., is here on a visit at the home of her
niece, Mrs. J.A. Snyder.
John Ronan and two daughters visited his parents in Iowa last week,
returning home on Monday.
Maj. B.V. Thurber, of Wilmont, has been in the city number of days looking
after property interests.
John A. Albinson came down from Minneapolis, Monday, to look after business
at the Albinson-Boberg Co's. yard here.
Miss Tillie Ward, who has been visiting at the Kunzeman residence, returned
to her home at Prairie Du Chien, Wis., on Tuesday.
A.J. Wallsmith and family, of Sibley, stopped off here a couple of days at
the home of Mrs. Sibley, on their way home from Jackson.
Bruce Yale came home last week from Butte, Mont., to secure a number of
depositions to be used in a case he is interested in in the probate court at
W.O. Tillman and wife, of Wilmont, passed through the city Tuesday on their
way east to visit relatives and friends. Mr. Tillman is the leading
implement dealer of Wilmont.
The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hansberger, died last Saturday
morning, having lived only seven hours. Mrs. Hansberger was in a critical
condition for several days, but at last report was in a fair way to
Geo. Schlicker and family left this week for DeKalb, Ill., where he takes
charge of a horse farm for the Siegel Bros., of Chicago. Mr. Schlicker had
been in charge of the firm's business here for several months.
A meeting of the congregation of the Westminster Presbyterian Church will be
held on Thursday evening of next week to consider the resignation of Rev.
Edwin W. Lanham, the pastor. Rev. A.H. Carver, of Luverne, is expected to be
present to preside.
Ole Larson, of Oakland, Neb., was here the first of the week, visiting at
the home of N. Barnes. Mr. Larson and Mr. Barnes were comrades in the Civil
war, and a son of the former married the latter's daughter about a year ago.
Jas. Mackay left on Wednesday for Chicago to take a short course in a well
known school for auctioneers conducted by Col. Carey Jones, of national
fame, and one of the best instructors in the profession. When Mr. Mackay
returns he expects to get his full share of the fall sales.
Fred Schaefer, of Elk, was in the city on business Monday.
Chas. Paine, of Loraine, was in town Monday doing trading.
W. Eichmeyer and "Shorty" McFarland, of Adrian, were in the city Tuesday on
L.W. Carncross, of Lodi, Wis., who had been here a couple of days on a visit
to his brother, returned home on Monday.
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Miss Florence Barber, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Barber of this city and
Mr. Ruben Bryden of Spirit Lake, were married on Thursday, Aug. 22.
About Nobles County People on the Pacific Coast.
C.T. Tupper was in Seattle on business last week.
Miss Winifred Mervin is employed as nurse at Puyallup, Wash.
Geo. Hovey is visiting relatives in Seattle.
Ivan Erickson and John Smith were in Seattle first of the month.
Loren Clark and A.C. Hedberg of Mankato were visiting friends in and around
Miss Jennie Covey left for east of the mountains for a visit with her
brother Levi Covey.
Loren Clark, Clarance Pannell ad Dave Anderson took a trip to Victoria,
B.C., last week.
Loren Clark left for North Yakima to visit with Rev. C.K. Bidwell.
Miss Amanda Anderson has been quite sick this week.
Jim Wood, Rosco Oxford, and Elmer Carlson arrived in Seattle to look over
Miss Edith Covey is visiting Miss Merwin at Puyallup this week.
Mr. and Mrs. L.M. Bliss and daughters, Misses Jennette and Amelia, returned
home from their cruise and now have gone to camp on the sound.
Mrs. Arthur Friends, the adopted daughter of the late Mrs. Thomas Wills, has
located her father and sister, after many years of separation, thru
advertising. He is a wealthy rancher in Montana. Mrs. Friends left for a
visit of several weeks.
Round Lake Drunks.
The peaceful town of Round Lake must have been unusually lively the first of
the week, as two delegations of drunks were rounded up there and taken
before Judge Dow, of this city.
One party was arrested Monday afternoon and included Anton Olson alias P.T.
Barnum and John Mercer. They both plead guilty and were fined. Olson,
probably in view of his recent notoriety, was assessed $40, and Mercer $10,
The second party was captured on Tuesday and included Ed Reynolds and Ernest
Tubbs. They also plead guilty and were fined $10 and costs.
S.M. Stewart, of the Citizens Bank, went to Hamline Monday to take up his
duties as assistant superintendent of the horse department at the state
Rev. G.A. Cahoon returned on Monday from a visit to a brother at Kimball,
S.D., where he spent a week rusticating. Last Sunday he was prevented by
illness from filling the pulpit at the M.E. Church.
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES
From the Graphic:
Mr. Addington, the barber in Worthington, accompanied Dr. H. Wiedow in his
automobile to Round Lake Tuesday.
J.S. Frink and assistants of Worthington are putting in the heating plant
and doing the plumbing in B.C. Denkmann's house.
H.C. Carstensen and wife visited in Brewster last Sunday at the home of
their son and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. M.N. Reistroffer. On Monday they
departed over the Omaha for Willow River, this state, to visit with Peter
Wiese and family a few days. While there Hans expects to make a trip up to
the city of Duluth.
Miss Grace Tripp of Worthington visited relations here a few days this week.
From the Enterprise:
Mrs. F.H. Millard arrived here Saturday from Winnepeg, Canada for a visit
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S.B. Smith.
Mrs. F.R. Thompson and daughter Myrtle went up to Sioux Falls last Friday or
a couple of weeks visit with relatives.
G.W. Hunt left on Tuesday for Rochester to consult the doctors at the Mayo
hospital. He has been treated by several different doctors but does not get
relief. If the doctors at Rochester think it advisable he may submit to an
From the Tribune:
Miss Selma Sahlstrom returned to her work in the Big Store Monday after
enjoying a short vacation at Worthington and other points.
Fulda Republican: Mrs. J.A. Maxwell is expected home from Minneapolis
tomorrow, where she has been for six weeks in St. Mary's Hospital and had a
surgical operation performed and two internal tumors removed. She hopes now
to enjoy better health than she has for the past years. Her daughter Nancy has
been with her for the past week and will also be home tomorrow.
From the News:
Mrs. Mike Guinan and daughter Grace, Miss McLaughlin, Mrs. Strange and Miss
Anna Fagan composed an automobile party who visited with the O'Hearn and
Sheeran families at Woodstock, Minn., Tuesday, with the News man as
John Crowley was a passenger to Hartford, S.D., yesterday morning to spend a
few days in closing out the firm's business at that point.
From the Democrat:
Elmer Thompson, the nine year old son of Albert Thompson, northwest of
Lismore, was badly injured in a runaway on Wednesday of last week. He was
driving a binder when the horses became frightened and started to run. The
boy was unable to hold them and was thrown from the seat against a fence
post. All his front teeth were knocked out and he was severely hurt
Peter Lenz has leased from the Adrian State Bank the building and ground
soon to be vacated by Wyer & Dumble, who are shipping their stock of
hardware to Excelsior, Minn. where Mr. Wyer has a store.
Mrs. M. Sullivan has returned from Clear Lake, S.D. and Luverne where she
has been visiting friends. Her niece, Miss Lorna Distad, accompanied her
Mrs. Geo. Slade, who has been in California since the first of July,
returned home Tuesday evening. She spent most of the time at Berkeley and
San Jose, but visited many other places including San Francisco. At
Cucamonga she found O.W. Freeman and family nicely situated and prosperous.
From the Tribune:
Mr. James Montgomery and daughter Ruth, left Friday morning for a few days
outing at Spirit Lake.
Bina Robinson of Bloom township went to Worthington, Saturday to visit a few
days with her friend, Miss Leabeck.
Chas Sunberg of near Worthington was in Wilmont with a load of home grown
apples Tuesday, which he sold to Benson Cabot Co.
E.P. Johnson of Indian Lake, was in town on business Wednesday.
Emil Larson, of Indian Lake, was a pleasant caller on Wednesday.
J.S. Firth, of Minneapolis, was in the city on business the first of the
Ted Ostrom, of Adrian, made his regular trip to Worthington last Saturday.
Mrs. H.A. Ree, of Jefferson, Wis., is here on a visit to her brother, John
The home of S. Kall was released from a six weeks quarantine for diphtheria
S. Kindlund and family have moved into their new home, the remodeled
An infant son of David Thompson and wife of Hersey township, died on Aug.
28th, aged five days.
County Attorney E.J. Jones was struggling with an incipient attack of
pleurisy the first of the week.
Maj. B.F. Thurber, of Wilmont, spent several days here this week repairing
some of his business buildings.
Loren Clark went to Sioux Falls Wednesday, where he spent several days
assisting his sister, Mrs. Parker, with her business affairs.
C.C. Erwin, carrier on Route 1, has been taking a layoff for a couple of
weeks, and his assistant has been carrying the mail for him.
Rev. I.H. Darnell last Sunday tendered his resignation as pastor of the
Baptist church, to take effect Oct. 1st. The step came as a surprise to all.
Carl Fredenfelt, the student who had been conducting a denominational school
in the Lutheran church during the summer, left for his home in St. Paul on
Tuesday. He will resume his theological studies at Gustavus Adolphus College
at St. Peter this fall.
Rev. F.E. Cain of Shell Rock, Ia., will preach at the Congregational church
next Sunday, morning and evening.
Mrs. Aug. Falk, of Spokane, Washington, who is home on a visit to relatives
and friends, is stopping at the residence of John A. Boberg.
Rev. Chas. E. Bryden, pastor of the Baptist church at Livermore, Ia., passed
through town Wednesday on his way to Rushmore to visit an uncle.
Rev. R.C. Ten Broeck, rector of St John's Episcopal church, is expected home
from his month's vacation to resume services next Sunday evening.
Mrs. John Frye, of St. Paul, is here on a visit at the residence of her
son-in-law, Rev. G.G. Schmidt. Mr. Frye will come down Monday for a week's
R.C. Town is home from Aberdeen for a week's visit. Next week Mr. Town will
escort his sisters, Misses Prue and Julia, on a week's visit to the state
K.V. Mitchell and bride returned from their wedding trip last Saturday, and
have gone to housekeeping on Lake avenue. Mr. Mitchell at once resumed his
duties in the Citizens National Bank.
Banker J.S. Tolverson and family, of Fulda, and Mr. and Mrs. H.B. Howell, of
Rock Rapids, Ia., spent last Sunday together at the Hotel Worthington. Mr.
Howell and Mrs. Tolverson are brother and sister.
Judge G.W. Wilson, W.B. Stoutemyer and wife, John Flynn, Dr. L.R. Gholz and
wife, Rolla Laurena and Fletcher Meacham, F.R. Durfee and family, Mrs.
Crane, F.C. Brace and family, W.G. Ramage and wife, R.L. Morland and family,
Miss Emma Watson, Dick Wetherell, Ben
Kenyon, A.W. Fagerstrom, Dr. P.F.
Geyerman and wife, A.J. Brenan and son, E.A. Rich, S.S. Smith and wife took
dinner at the Worthington Sunday.
A. Kirk was in from Elk Monday.
W.H. Hawkins, of Route 3, was in the city Monday.
J. Loehmer, of Route 3, was in the city on business last Friday.
H.R. Veeder, of Lorain, was in the city on business Friday.
Miss Clara Ackerman, of Reading, is a guest of Miss Ethel Patterson this
Frank Williams had a stack of hay set afire by lightning on Monday morning.
J.R. Selby, of Route 1, was in the city Friday after repairs for his
The Misses Weirs, of St. James, were guests at the A.A. Goodrich residence
A.J. Lemke on Tuesday took out an International spreader from the Smith
Mrs. R.H. Patterson, who had been visiting her son here, returned to her
home at Hinton, Iowa.
Miss Ethel Bloom went to White Bear on Thursday of last week to attend the
wedding of a cousin.
Miss Stewart, who had been a guest at the residence of A.A. Goodrich,
returned to her home at Mankato Monday.
A. Hardo came home last Saturday from Graham Lake township, where he had
been running a threshing engine for the Matheson Bros.
W.E. Bloom and Will Schraeder went to Seward township Tuesday to look over a
job of moving a farm dwelling for G.W. Patterson. The building is to be
moved two and a half miles.
Sheriff Newton Fauskee returned on Monday from a trip to Red Lake county,
where he went to look after some farm lands. Mr. Fauskee says that that
section is harvesting a fine crop.
John Nelson, who lives west of Okabena lake, was in the city Tuesday. Mr.
Nelson has been disqualified for work the past three weeks by an attack of
blood poisoning in the knee. The attack is presumed to have been brought on
by a sprain. Last week his neighbors came to his rescue and cut and stacked
his grain, a kindness which he is deeply grateful for.
The house on John Fitch's farm, near Brewster, was struck by lightning
during the storm on Monday morning, and the interior badly wrecked. The bolt
descended by the chimney on the "el," and played havoc with the kitchen and
dining room. T. Cove and family occupy the place, and were seated about the
breakfast table, but aside from a severe temporary shock sustained no injury.
J.T. Tipton, of Elk, was in the city Friday last.
E.A. Paine, of Lorain, was in the city last Friday.
Andrew Larson, of Hersey, was in the city Tuesday.
John W. Hamilton, of Dewald, was in the city Monday.
E. Eckdahl, of Lorain, was in the city on business Monday.
Mrs. Ira Mishler and two daughters are visiting in Lake Park this week.
G.H. Allen and family are here on a visit to his parents at the Allen House.
A.W. Lyon, of Worthington township, was in the city doing trading last
Wm. Malcolm, the prominent Bigelow stockman, transacted business in the city
A.J. Woodford, of the town of Worthington, marketed a 500 pound hog in town
Monday, which fetched $25.75.
Mrs. Will Hawley, who has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.J.
Wolven, left for her home at Escanaba, Mich., on Tuesday.
J.F. Ullrich, one of Dewald's bonanza farmers, was in town Tuesday getting
his plows fitted up for the campaign in the stubble.
Miss Nellie Wheeler, who has been visiting relatives and friends at
different points in Iowa, has returned to her post in Torrance's store.
County Superintendent Abbot, J.M. Addington and Dick Torrance left last
Sunday for Duluth, from where they will go out to look up timber claims.
John Giloman, one of the bonanza farmers of Hersey township, was in the city
on business Tuesday. Mr. Giloman this fall bought a gasoline threshing
outfit from the Smith Implement Co., which he has in operation in his
John A. Saxon, one of the prominent farmers of Indian Lake township, was in
the city last Saturday doing trading. Mr. Saxon said he had threshed, and
his crop panned out well. Both oats and barley yielded well and were of good
quality. His barley overrun four bushels to the load, and the oats six
Mrs. Florence Meacham, who had been visiting at the home of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J.H. Maxwell for some months, was summoned home to Seattle last
week by a telegram that her presence was important. J.H. Maxwell accompanied
her to St. Paul.
E.L. Schwartz on last Friday took charge of the Peavey elevator, recently
purchased by the Schaefer Bros. Co., of Tripp, S.D. Mr. Schwartz had been in
charge of the Benson-Cabot elevator for two weeks, but that house was
closed, and we understand negotiations for its sale are pending.
Miss Tillie Larson has accepted a position in the postoffice.
Mrs. Albert Lundgren, of Lemars, Ia., is here on a visit at the home of her
Rev. J.E. Evans will be home to conduct services at the Congregational
Church next Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Kelley, of Hartley, Iowa, are here on a visit to their son,
I.F. Kelley, and family.
Miss Mabelle Edstrom returned on Tuesday from a visit of several weeks with
relatives at Des Moines.
Rudolph and Jake Bisanz are home from Minneapolis on a visit to their
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Bisanz.
Wesley Rippberger has arrived from Fargo, N.D., where he has been for two
months working in a harness factory.
Mrs. H.R. Edwards and son, Carrell, returned home last Saturday from their
visit with relatives in Wisconsin.
C.W. Jacobson, of Turlock, Cal., came home Sunday afternoon for a few months
visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Strand.
I.F. Kelley is down in Iowa and Illinois looking up customers for Nobles
county real estate. He will be absent several weeks.
The Rev. Fr. M.J. Farrelly, of Denison, Ia., spent several days here and
at Lismore this week, looking after property interests.
Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Kies will leave for Minneapolis Sunday afternoon to
spend a week visiting Mrs. Kies' parents and taking in the fair.
Miss Helen Kindlund went to the twin cities last Friday to post up on
fall millinery styles. She will bring home a large stock for the fall
P.H. Brown is about to dispose of his residence property here and
intends to move to Minneapolis, where the boys will enter St. Thomas
A.R. Albertus went to Sioux Falls last Saturday night, where he joined
Mrs. Albertus in a visit with relatives and friends. He returned home on
A.E. Hart returned on Tuesday from St. Louis and Chicago, and reports a
very successful trip. He found so many big snaps in merchandise that he
is afraid he will have to arrange for additional room to house them.
Loren Clark returned on Monday night from his trip to the Pacific Coast.
He visited coast points from Los Angeles to Seattle, and a large number
between this place and the coast. He had a very enjoyable trip, but is
glad to get back and into the harness again. He saw a great many former
Nobles county people on the trip and found most of them happy and
G.W. Patterson went to Hamline last Friday on business connected with
the state fair. From there he went to the state fair at Des Moines, Ia.,
which is being held there this week, and at which he and Mr. Erickson
have a large exhibit of Percheron horses. Messrs. Patterson and Erickson
have one of the largest Percheron farms in the west, and they raise some
of the finest horses of that breed in the world. Their exhibit at Des
Moines can be expected to bring home its full share of prizes.
E.L. Nance and Rev. G.M. Bailey loaded their household goods last Monday
and shipped them to Hoover, Washington, where they will take up their
residence. Mr. Nance will engage in the real estate business and Mr.
Bailey will work for him. The two families left on Tuesday for St. Paul,
from which place they leave for the west. Will Nissen accompanied the
car, which contained several head of live stock, and which left on
Wednesday. Mr. Nissen also expects to locate in Washington, and has sold
his interest in the barber shop to his partner, A. Thomte.
Harry Hart, of Hersey, was in the city on business Tuesday.
Alva Coffitt, of Fulda, was in Worthington on business last Saturday.
P.R. Long, of Reading came down Monday to have dental work done.
H.C. Ady, of Grundy Center, Iowa, was here the first of the week looking
after his farming interests.
Ed. Gage, a former resident of this county, passed through Worthington
Monday on his way to his home in Missouri.
Mark Graves, of Puyallup, Washington, is here on a business and pleasure
trip. Mr. Graves was formerly a resident of Worthington and Adrian, but
has been on the coast about a year. He moved there on account of Mrs.
Graves' health, which has greatly improved, and the lady has gained 30
pounds in weight.
NOBLES COUNTY NOTES
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Bjornstad and daughter Ida, accompanied by Mrs.
Fred Johnson went to Ransom last Sunday to church.
Miss Chloe Anderson has been helping at Mr. Malcolm's while they were
Mrs. Vic Anderson and daughter Miss Mabel went to the county seat
Misses Minnie Miller and Louise King visited at the home of K. Deuth
last Sunday evening.
Little Raymond Anderson has been very sick, but we are glad to say that
he is better at the time of this writing.
George King was on the sick list last week, but he is better and has
gone threshing again.
Mrs. Fred Johnson visited at the home [of] G.W. Dealand one day this
Chas. King has treated his barn to a new coat of paint.
Our new depot agent, Mr. Heller, expects to move into Charley Burnham's
house as soon as his wife can get here with the household goods.
Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell of Sibley visited at the home of Charles King last
Herman Poppen visited at the home of K. Deuth Tuesday afternoon.
Mrs. G.W. Deland and children spent Sunday at Kenneth visiting her
brother and family.
Mrs. A.R. Bielke spent Sunday at Windom.
L.G. Hess discontinues keeping boarders next Saturday.
After the 1st of Sept. if you want anything to eat, you must go to C.M.
Mr. Hamstreet, editor of the Rushmore Enterprise, was in town Tuesday on
business and while here he made some purchases.
L.G. Hess' resignation as station agent here takes effect the 1st. The
operator from Worthington, we understand will take his place.
Mrs. Ed. Eggleston returned home Tuesday from an extended visit with a
brother in Iowa.
Miss Grace Harding departed Monday for Cedar Edge, Colorado, where she
has secured a position as teacher in the public schools of that city.
She will stop en route to visit her brother Arthur, at Long Mount,
Miss Ruth Wood went to Heron Lake to visit her little nephew, who was
recently run over by a dray.
Mrs. I.H. Swan took the east bound train Friday for Albert Lea, where
she will visit her daughter Ida.
Mrs. J.S. Cocks spent Monday to Thursday of last week in Worthington.
Mr. M.F. Holland made a business trip to the county seat the middle of
Mr. B.F. Smith departed Sunday night for the Twin Cities.
Dr. Buturff of Fulda was looking after the dental welfare of our
citizens on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Miss Myrtle Ridgeway took the train Thursday for Alpha, Minn. to visit
with friends for a few days.
The Misses Mabel and Alice Grosscup departed last Saturday for St.
Joseph, Idaho; Mabel to teach and Miss Alice to attend school.
A very pleasant and profitable social was given by the ladies of the
Methodist Ladies' Aid at the home of Mr. and Mrs. M.F. Smith, on
Mr. Ernest Jones and wife of Slayton have been visiting under the
parental roof for a few days during the past week.
Henry Pfiel is slowly improving from the injuries received in a runaway
a few weeks ago, when he had several ribs and his collar bone fractured.
Martin Langseth got severely hurt in a runaway Sunday evening near Geo.
A fine piece of work was done when those two swamp holes near the
Fauskee and Doeden mail boxes were filled up. Certainly all O.K. A.R.
Bloom was the builder.
Mrs. James Harrington and daughter Lena drove down to Sibley Thursday to
do some shopping.
Miss Tena Burges from Sibley is visiting at S.A. Voss for a few days.
Miss Alice Bloom returned to her home at Worthington after spending a
few days with Miss May Holland.
Carl Kreuger has his new barn completed and it is a fine one.
Miss Lena Harrington has severed her connection with the Hanford
Creamery on account of not being work enough for two.
Mr. Wm. Malcolm is thrashing and the grain is turning out as well as can
John De Boos of Sibley is up seeing to the thrashing on Dr. Neil's farm.
Mr. E.F. Clower expects to depart for his new home Wednesday. He goes to
Len Richards was on sick list, but is better so as to around again.
Mrs. J.A. Fialka came home from near Mankato Sunday, so Joseph now wears
a smiling face.
Miss Lena Harrington went to Sibley Tuesday to take in the Chautauqua
and will be gone all week.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wood, of Everly, Ia., are visiting at the Wyatt home
for a few days.
Mr. Reuben Oakes was down from Worthington Sunday to see his best girl.
Marie Okey was on the sick list Sunday.
Miss Myrtle Yates and Aneta Davis were Sibley visitors Monday.
Miss Marie Oakey is quite sick at this writing.
It was pleasant to see the face of Uncle Joe Lowe, from Worthington, on
our streets Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. G.M. Glick visited at the Hugh Mitchell home Tuesday.
Mrs. William Devaney, of this city, and Mrs. J.E. Sahlstrom, of Bigelow,
left Wednesday for Red Wing, to visit a brother, A.O. Steffens. From
there they go to Hamline to take in the state fair.
Microfilm, Worthington Advance; Minnesota Historical
Society, St. Paul, MN; obtained March, 2008.