Friday, November 5, 1909
WILL LIVE HERE
Adam Becker Brings Bride From Wisconsin
Wednesday, October 27, at 8 o'clock occurred the wedding of Adam
Becker of Worthington to Hannah Bosland at Ogdensburg, Wis., the bride's home.
Miss Marguerite, sister of the groom, and Miss Bessie Johnson, a
friend, acted as bridesmaids, while the groom was attended by the bride's
brother, Edmond Bosland and Oscar Engbretson. Little Helen Bosland and Donna
Mortan, aged 3 years, were flower girls.
Mr. and Mrs. Becker left Thursday for Sheboygan, Milwaukee and
other points in Wisconsin, but expect to be at home in Worthington after Dec.
Real Estate Transfers
October 28 to November 4th
E.F. Buchan to Magdalena Mae Clark, se ½ of lts 7 and 8, blk 27,
Chas. V. Pendergast to Annie E. Lundgren, lt 4, Paulson's add to Worthington;
Elmore C. Stearns to Eva L. Stearns, se ¼ of 4-104-40;
John Hunt to Wm. Morgan. se ¼ of 23-101-40;
Geo. E. Cunningham to August Sieve, sw ¼ of 7-103-41;
Tenges H. Kruse to Oscar A. Morse, ne ¼ of 33 and n ½ of nw ¼ of 34-101-41;
Chas. W. Davis and wife to Edith Holihan, lt 12, blk 14, Wilmont;
Edith Holihan to Clara L. Reaney, lt 12, blk 14, Wilmont;
John W. Christians to wilke Christians and others, se ¼ of 35-101-42;
John Brink to Marshal J. Hubbard, lt 8, blk 5, Bigelow.
G. Estes and Wife go to N.Y.
Mr. and Mrs. G. Estes, an aged and well known couple, who for
the past 37 years have resided on a homestead in Elk township, left Monday in
company with their daughter, Mrs. C.S. Mabee, for the latter's home in Ithaca,
N.Y., with whom they will make their home. Mrs. Mabee has been visiting with her
parents and her sister, Mrs. Theo. Hendricks, north of Worthington for nearly a
month. Mr. and Mrs. Hendricks and two children expect to leave in about two
weeks for Santiago, Cal., where they will make their home. Mr. Hendrick's health
has been poor for some time and physicians advise the change of climate as a
Boy to Mr. and Mrs. Ole Carlson, Monday evening, Nov. 1st.
Boy to Mr. and Mrs. C.O. Wells, DeWald, on Monday morning, Nov.
Boy on Tuesday, Nov. 2nd to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Abbott in this
Married at Probate Office
Miss Annie Holtzer of Windom and McClellan C. Patterson of
Council Bluffs, Iowa, were married at the probate office in Worthington Tuesday
by Judge Cory. They left the same afternoon for Windom, their future home, Mr.
Patterson being mail clerk on the Northwestern road between Minneapolis and that
Strayed from the Worthington Stock Yards, one red hog, weight
270 lbs. please inform Oliver and Madison.
Miss May Kirk is visiting her brother and family at Rockwell
City this week.
Miss W.E. Riden of Iroquis
[Iroquois], S.D. spent a day with the Harry
Steffens family on his way home from a visit in Iowa.
Alvin Langley returned Monday to his home in Rolette, N.D. He
accompanied the corps of his wife to Worthington Thursday afternoon, when
services were conducted from the M.E. church and the remains interred in the
local cemetery. Mrs. Langley was formerly Miss Eva Darling, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J.E. Darling of this city.
Mrs. Mary Martens of Newkirk, Okla., visited in the city between
trains Monday with Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Fitch, while on her way to South Dakota
points for a visit with relatives.
O.H. Tillman, proprietor of the furniture store at Wilmont,
passed through the city Monday in company with his wife, enroute to Siloam
Springs, Ark., where Mr. Tillman will receive treatment in an effort to regain
lost health. They expect to remain there during the winter.
A.J. Kannal and Ed Murray were passengers for Rushmore Monday,
where they will paint the alrge store building of Senator S.B. Bedford.
Mr. and Mrs. F.C. Davis of Adrian were in our city Monday
between trains. Mr. Davis made arrangements for the disposal fo 640 bushels of
potatoes to local merchants, receiving 50 cents per bushel for the same. The
potatoes are a portion of Mr. Davis' crop for this year.
C.B. Ward, proprietor of the Western hotel, made a business trip
to Sioux City Monday.
Mrs. A.H. Clark visited with relatives at Fairmont over Sunday.
Chas. Abbott, who is traveling salesman in South Dakota, stopped
over Sunday with his family in this city.
G.W. Patterson went to Windom Tuesday on business.
Mrs. D.H. Keller returned Tuesday to her home at Winona, after
an enjoyable three weeks' visit with her parents, Rev. and Mrs. C.S. Hilary in
L. Triplett, proprietor of the Sunnyside store Tuesday moved his
household goods to this city from Lake Wilson, having rented the residence of
John Ramage on 3rd avenue.
Miss Leatha Shore visited over Sunday with Miss Anna Graves at
Mrs. D.S. Long of Adrian was an over Sunday guest at the home of
her son, J.A. Long, who resides near this city. Monday she left for Tracy, this
state, for a visit with other relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Snow, formerly of here are now residing at
Freeport, Ill., having moved from Rockford, that state. While yet residing at
Rockford, Mr. Snow had the misfortune to receive severe burns in the explosion
of an engine boiler. Mrs. Snow was Miss Nettie Fitch of this city.
Mrs. S.B. Bedford of Rushmore was a visitor in the city Monday.
Gust Rudquist has accepted a position with Dr. Ray Humiston for
WELL KNOWN HERE
Mrs. Alvin Langley Grew to Womanhood in Worthington
Eva L. Langley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Darling, died at
her home in Rolette, N.D., Tuesday afternoon, October 26, 1909, at 1 o'clock,
aged 25 years and 15 days.
Eva Darling was born October 10th 1884 and resided in
Worthington with her parents until a few years ago. Here she spent her childhood
days attending the public schools, from which she graduated as salutorian of the
class of 1905. She then taught a very successful term of school in Nobles
She was married Aug 14, 1906 to Alvin Langley, who was then
conducting a barber shop in Rolette, N.D., at which place they made their home
until she was called to final rest a few days ago. To this marriage were born
two children, Dale Winfred, aged two years and another infant boy.
Mrs. Langley was a member in good standing of the Modern
Brotherhood of America. She was faithful and affectionate, always performing her
allotted task cheerfully. She was kind and honorable and delighted always to add
in anyway to the happiness of all with whom she came in contact.
The remains were brought to Worthington Thursday afternoon and
services conducted from the M.E. church by the Rev. Ralph Carleton. Interment
was made in the Lakeside cemetery.
Her loss is mourned by a husband, two children, her mother and
father, four brothers, two sisters and other relatives besides numerous friends.
Miss Clara Foelschow Tuesday afternoon accompanied the child of
Mr. and Mrs. James Gibson of Sheldon to that place. The child had been under the
care of Mrs. Foelschow during the period of Mrs. Gibson's sickness in the Manson
hospital in this city, when she was suffering from an attack of appendicitis.
William Eastman, who for three weeks has been the guest of his
cousin, Frank Eastman in the city, returned Tuesday to his home at Minneapolis.
Mrs. P. Peterson and son, Frank of Rock Rapids visited several
days this week at the home of her father, Wm. Marr in this city.
Paul Schulz of Elk was operated upon Tuesday at the Manson
Dr. Walker of Hot Springs, S.D. formerly of this city, assisted
in an operation at the Manson hospital Tuesday upon Mrs. P.T. Geyerman for
appendicitis. Dr. Walker was on his way in company with his wife to Chicago,
where he intends to make additional study of medicine.
Miss Anna Vogt of Brewster submitted to an operation at the
Manson hospital one day the latter part of last week.
The new walnut chairs for the juvenile tables at the library
arrived this week and the new tables for this department are expected in a few
DRUNK GOES TO JAIL
Constable Reddy Brings in Man From Ellsworth
Constable W.J. Reddy and deputy G.H. Premo of Ellsworth brought
a fellow, who gave his name as McCoy to Worthington Wednesday afternoon, he
having been arrested at Ellsworth Tuesday night on a charge of intoxication.
He was given an immediate hearing before Justice C.W.W. Dow at
which he pled guilty and was fined $30 or forty days in the county jail. He went
When arrested at Ellsworth the day before, he offered such
resistance that it required two men to place him in the lock-up.
Attorney C.F. Gilbert of York, Neb., was here between trains
Wednesday and expressed himself as being very favorably impressed with
Worthington saying that it was one of the prettiest cities he had seen in his
extensive travels of the past year. He said, however, that he thought the
citizens here do not fully appreciate the beauty of Lake Okabena.
Dr. Weidow and wife drove Friday in their auto to Aberdeen,
S.D., where they will visit for a week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Simpson.
J.P. Jensen and Frank Litz of the Luverne Lithozite
manufacturing company were in the city this week installing a lithozite floor in
the operating room of the Humiston hospital.
L.W. Abbott went to Adrian Wednesday afternoon on business
connected with his office as county superintendent of schools.
Annie Christensen, daughter of Jens Christensen, started to
school again Monday, after a week's illness with pneumonia.
The Club O I C met at the home of Mrs. H.A. Veeder, Oct. 20. A
very pleasant time was spent in a social way. A fine lunch was served. They next
meet at the home of Mrs. G.B. Hildyard Nov. 17, Wednesday.
Jens Christensen is tiling these days. Lewis Skow is foreman of
The school house of district 106 has just been treated to two
coats of paint out side and one in side, which greatly improves its appearance.
Miss Sibley who is teaching is enjoying its fresh appearance.
N.P. Karpen returned to his home at Sibley Wednesday after
spending several days with his wife, who has been visiting for the past month at
the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. Sjoholm, south of town.
Peter Lenz, Jr. of Adrian was a business visitor to the county
Cole Guernsey was taken suddenly ill Saturday, being troubled
with an ailment, to which he has been subject for years.
The children of room 7 in the school, under Miss Clark
contributed $1 to the Johnson Memorial fund which has been sent to the
commission in St. Paul.
Hotel Wilmont is rented to Will Thompson of St. Paul. Mr. and
Mrs. Chute retire from the hotel business and will soon return to Worthington.
Mrs. Chute was here Tuesday.
Rev. A.H. Thurau and wife of Rushmore were in the county seat
Wednesday attending to business matters connected with the Presbyterian church
of which he is pastor.
Mr. and Mrs. E.C. Pannell went to St. Paul Wednesday forenoon to
meet their daughter, Miss Alice, who is returning from Drinkwater, Canada in
company with Mrs. Chas. Pannell, who will visit in Worthington for some time.
Miss Alice Pannell has been in Canada for nearly two months.
Miss Blanche Carr Wednesday afternoon entertained the sewing
club, which comprises about eight or ten of the young ladies of the city who are
making a study of this branch of domestic science.
Dr. J.N. Gould and wife went to Fairmont Monday, where they
joined his father and together they left for Grand Rapids, north of which place
they will spend two weeks outing in hunting.
Mrs. R. Wetheral Tuesday evening entertained the pastor,
organist, and members of the choir of the Presbyterian church and their husbands
and wives, if they occasioned to have one or the other.
Dr. C.P. Dolan left Monday night for Minneapolis, from which
place in company with a number of friends from his home town, Waterville, Minn.,
he will go to the northern part of the state for a month's hunting expedition.
Miss Opal Marten, who underwent an operation at the Manson
hospital the past week for appendicitis, returned Wednesday to her home at Round
Lake. She was brought here from Windom, where she had been attending school when
she suddenly took sick.
A.M. Renner went to Heron Lake Monday on a business trip.
Charles Won, Worthington's popular laundryman, visited with
friends in St. Paul from Saturday until Monday.
Mrs. H.I. Dibble of Adrian visited from Saturday until Tuesday
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. Miller near Org.
Miss Margaret Brooks visited Friday with friends at Sibley,
Matt Winters of Adrian was in the county seat Monday on
Mrs. George Pfarrer spent Sunday with her sister, Mrs. J.P. Hein
Miss Harris Fortney of Magnolia visited with friends in
Worthington over Sunday.
Mrs. Wm. Knapps and two children went to LeMars, Iowa Monday for
a few days visit with relatives.
Eugene Smith went to Adrian Saturday to visit with his brother,
Burr until Sunday evening.
Mrs. Nick Casareto visited between trains Saturday with John
Casareto and family in this city.
Pete Peters, the Bigelow auctioneer, was in the county seat
Tuesday between trains, and visited this office.
Mrs. R.E. Smith visited Saturday and Sunday with her mother,
Mrs. H. Bassett at Rushmore.
Mrs. Fred Mitchell and Mrs. C.C. McCune visited with relatives
at Brewster Saturday and Sunday.
Milton Ludow [Ludlow] returned
Monday from Rushmore, where he has been visiting friends and relatives since
Mr. and Mrs. F.A. Durfee of Reading were in the city between
trains Saturday on their way to Sheldon for a visit with relatives for a few
Miss Grace O'Day, who is employed as teacher in the Fellows
school, visited over Sunday with her parents at Adrian.
Mrs. J.S. Frink was a passenger for Luverne, Minn., Saturday
where she visited friends and relatives until Monday.
J.J. Kies and Stelle S. Smith made a business trip to Jackson
Saturday in the latter's auto, returning the same day.
Roy Volk, who has been working in the vicinity of Worthington
for the past month as a farm hand, returned Monday to his home at Mankato.
Oscar Blood, who has been working at Sioux City for the past few
weeks, spent Sunday with his wife in this city.
William Kelly of Grundy Center, Ia., who has been threshing, in
this vicinity for several months returned to his home Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. G.R. Lawrence returned Tuesday from Minneapolis,
where they have been for nearly a week.
Chris Hansen went to Adrian Tuesday afternoon to visit friends
until the following day.
Mrs. F.E. Little, who has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. M.E.
Lawton in this city, returned Tuesday to her home in Champagne, Ill.
Mrs. P.A. Heinel, who has been visiting the past week with her
mother, Mrs. G. Anderson in this city, left Friday for her home at Watertown,
Robert Carlston, formen [foreman?]
of the crew of men employed in building the new school house, spent Sunday with
his family in Mankato.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Reeves returned Saturday to their home at
Hastings, Minn. They had been here in attendance at the funeral of Mrs. Alvin
Langley, the late wife of Alvin Langley, a brother of Mrs. Howard Reeves.
Mrs. Petrina Johnson returned Saturday to her home at Lakefield,
Minn., accompanied by her daughter, Mrs. A.J. Fauskee, who she has been visiting
for some time.
Mrs. J.S. Moothart of Cando, N.D. was called to this city
Saturday by a telegram announcing the serious illness of her husband's father,
Edwin Moothart, who has for some time been making his home with his daughter,
Mrs. A.H. Weils near here.
H. Keller of Sioux City passed through this city enroute to
Wilmont, where he has farm interests. Mr. Keller formerly lived at that place.
Mrs. R.G. Stephens passed through the city Monday on her way to
her home at Luverne, having been to Deadwood, S.D. to attend the funeral of her
father, Wm. Minard, who died at that place Oct. 7th. He was troubled with heart
disease and died a very easy and quiet death, while sitting in a rocking
[chair?] during the absence of the rest of the family.
S.M. Stewart, who has disposed of his interest in the Citizens
bank, left Sunday for Chicago, where he has other business interests to look
after. Frank Glasgow has been appointed by the directors of the bank to fill the
vacancy caused by Mr. Stewart's departure.
Mrs. B.B. Morris left Monday for Bowen, N.D. to attend the
marriage of her son, Claude Mackey, to Miss Anna Jorgeson of that city. The
marriage took place Wednesday at the home of the bride's parents in Bowen. The
Jorgeson family at one time resided on a farm near Org.
John A. Boberg shipped his household goods this week to Mordesto
[Modesto?], Cal., with the intention of leaving
with his family about the middle of November for that place to live. Mr. Boberg
was residing at San Jose, Cal., at the time of the San Francisco earthquake and
a short time afterwards moved with his family to Mordesto, Cal., where he
resided until moving back to Worthington a couple years ago.
B.H. Bunkers of Remsen, Iowa, spent the past two weeks in
Worthington and vicinity looking after farm interests, returning home Saturday.
Mrs. A.J. Williams, accompanied by Mrs. A.M. Hagermen who has
been paying her a visit of several days, went to Brewster Saturday for over
Sunday visit with her brother, A.M. Hagermen.
Loren Clark, who for several months has been conducting a
general store at Aurora, Iowa, disposed of his store about two weeks ago and
since has been making his home in Worthington.
Mrs. J.S. Paine and mother, Mrs. Andrew Everett, who have been
visiting in this city with the former's father-in-law, J.M. Paine for a few
days, returned Saturday to their home at Lyons, Neb.
Clerk Humiston of the district court left for Brownsville,
Texas, the first of the week for three weeks. He will look after some land he
recently purchased there which he expects to put out in sugar cane.
W. Moothart of Firth, Neb., and Mrs. N.J. Koser of Sibley
arrived in the city Saturday to visit with their father, E. Moothart, who
resides a few miles west of town, with his daughter, Mrs. A.M. Wells. Mr.
Moothart is seriously ill being troubled with heart trouble and dropsy. Mrs.
Koser returned home Monday and her brother expects to return home the middle of
Miss Jennie Beckley, librarian at the public schools, visited
from Friday until Monday with her brother, Eugene at Blue Earth.
Sterling Lawton visited his brother, Edward in Minneapolis
Sunday and from there he went to Wayzata, Minn., where he has secured a position
Mrs. C.C. McKune of Faribault, who has been visiting with her
daughter, Mrs. Fred Mitchell in this city for some days, accompanied the latter
to Rushmore Tuesday, where they will be the guests of relatives for a short
Miss Elva Chrysler, who has been teaching music in Worthington
and the neighboring towns for the past year and a half, expects to give up
teaching here and will leave the latter part of next week for Chicago, where she
will prepare herself for concert work. She will receive private instruction and
expects to equip herself for the new work in about two years. Miss Chrysler was
a favorite among her pupils as well as in social circles and her departure from
the city is regretted.
Mrs. I.B. Redding, who was called to this city about three weeks
ago to attend the funeral of her brother, J.J. Bingham, returned Tuesday to her
home in Chicago.
Mrs. C.E. Kilburn and daughter, Beatrice, went to Sioux City
Tuesday to visit the former's sister, Mrs. E. Kruck until the following day.
Miss J.E. Gilfoy, was the guest of friends at Madelia from
Sunday until Tuesday afternoon.
O.S. Myhre, photographer of Luverne, Wm. Kartrud, implement
dealer at that place and Ole Halvorson, a farmer north of there, have been
camping and hunting the past week at O.H. Fauksee's place near Ocheyda lake.
They returned home Tuesday, as the birds are not flying because of the warm
weather, but they expect to return in a few days to continue their sport.
Card Of Thanks
Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Saxon wish to thank their many friends for
their sympathy during the illness and services over their late son, Eddie, Oct.
Friday, November 12, 1909
Real Estate Transfers
Nov. 4 to 10 1909
Mathias Huss to Peter J. Lenz, 100 acres of se ¼ 14-103-40;
Peter J. Lenz to John Reifenberger, s ½ of nw ¼ 30-102-42;
Elmer H. Bassett to H.C. Constable, lt 1, blk 13, Rushmore;
H.C. Constable to August H Thurau, lt 1, blk 13, Rushmore;
W.C. McCulloch to Eva Krizer Fray, lt 6, blk 34, Worthington;
Frank E. Eggleston to Josephine Hulser, 2 acres in se ¼ 23-103-41;
Otis Bigelow to Edwin Ray Humiston, lts 8 and 9, blk 18, Worthington;
Elizabeth Anton to Ebba Grelson, lt 3, blk 28, Worthington.
REV. J.M. BULL DIES
Former Pastor of M.E. Church Died at Gentry, Ark.
Rev. J.M. Bull, formerly pastor of the M.E. church in this city,
died at his home in Gentry, Ark., one day last week and on Wednesday was buried
at that place. This information was given by Dr. W.J. Taylor of Pipestone, who
had charge of the funeral and who stopped off Monday in Worthington to renew old
acquaintances, while on his way home from Gentry.
L. Clark Locates at Mankato
Loren Clark left Monday for Mankato, where he will enter the
real estate business.
Mr. Clark for a number of years conducted a shoe store in this
city, until his stock was burned with the A.O.U.W. building last year. He then
engaged in the general store business in Aurora, Iowa, which business he
continued in until a few weeks ago, when he disposed of his stock and returned
to Worthington. Mr. Clark is a very able business man and is well respected in
this community by his numerous friends, who wish him success in his new
Boy to Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Myrum Sunday morning.
Boy, Nov. 5th born to Mr. and Mrs. Lorenzo Dow.
Boy born to Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Karpen, Nov. 8th.
The child of Mr. and Mrs. August Lemke born Nov. 5th, died
Sunday afternoon at the age of three days.
Mrs. G. Karl is this week visiting her niece, Mrs. R.E. Smith in
Mrs. Renn of Wilmont has been visiting the Henry Stephens family
for several days.
Miss Belle Dow went to Rushmore Tuesday for a visit of a week
with her sister, Mrs. C.E. Boddy, and from there she will go to Magnolia to
visit another sister, Mrs. A. Walker for a few days.
Nick Klaras moved his household goods to this city Monday and
hereafter will make this his home, having bought the Boberg residence. He and
his wife and children went to Adrian the same afternoon for a visit with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. Hendricks.
Sunday afternoon occurred the marriage of Miss Eleanor M. Tabler
to C.W. Harman of Minneapolis, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. Cloud three miles east of town. Dr. L.L. Sowles of the Congregational church
officiated and the ceremony was performed in the midst of immediate relatives
and a few chosen friends. They left Monday for Minneapolis, at which place they
will make their home.
Mrs. George Eggleston went to Yankton, S.D. Wednesday, where she
will visit relatives for a week.
A large new furnace boiler is this week being installed in the
John A. Roth of George, Iowa visited Wednesday with his brother,
G.W. Roth in this city.
James Boddy, who has been working in Canada for the past few
weeks, returned home Saturday.
John Johnson of Indian Lake returned Monday from Sioux
Falls, where he had been in attendance Friday at the cattle sale of his cousin,
August Anderson, who resides near that place.
Dr. Henry Weidow and wife returned Wednesday from Aberdeen, S.D.,
where they went in his auto the first of last week for a visit with relatives.
The Ladies Aid society of the Methodist church will serve a
chicken pie supper in the church parlors Friday, November 19. come and get a
good hot supper for 25 cents.
Benson Bros. will sell wall paper beginning Nov. 12th. Call
early in order to secure best pattern.
Robert Foelschow of Raymond, Minn., and Edward Foelschow of
Gordon, Wis., arrived in the city Saturday in order to be present at their
father's sale held on Monday. They returned Wednesday.
The roof on the armory building is completed and most of the
windows have been placed into the building. Grading about the building is done
and work on finishing the interior of the structure is now progressing.
Miss Elva Chrysler, the popular music teacher, left Tuesday
afternoon for Sibley, where she will visit with friends until Monday, when she
will leave for Chicago, Ill., to take up her study of concert work.
Mrs. A.M. Schroeder of Jackson visited Monday and Tuesday of
this week with her aunt, Mrs. J.E. Peterson. From here she went to Rock Rapids
to visit relatives for a few days before returning home.
Mrs. O.H. Harris and Mrs. L.D. Veltum, who have been visiting
for a week at the home of the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Goodrich, left
Wednesday afternoon for their homes at St. Paul.
Mrs. John Kraft and sister, Mrs. J.E. Stonesifer, left Monday
afternoon for Paullina, Iowa, where they will visit their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
R. Culp, for a week and to be in attendance at the marriage of their youngest
sister on Wednesday of this week.
Misses Nina Rosenberg and Helen Wood of Rushmore were in the
city Tuesday, the latter taking her last regular musical lesson from Miss
Chrysler that afternoon. Miss Chrysler having left the city for Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. Rathisberger of Iona this week moved their
household goods to Worthington with the intention of locating here permanently,
they having rented the Wilkinson residence in Clary addition.
Mrs. James Cowin of Minneapolis passed through the city Tuesday
enroute to Adrian, where she will look after farm interests. Mrs. Cowin formerly
resided at Adrian and spent one summer in Worthington residing in the Moberly
property near the lake shore.
Mrs. J.N. Duba of Brewster was in the city between trains Monday
on her way home from Lake Park, where she had been visiting her husband, who is
employed as tinner in the hardware store at that place. They expect to
move to Lake Park in a few days.
Mrs. M. Sweeney of Chicago, Ill., visited between trains
Wednesday with her niece, Mrs. W. Gilchrist, while on her way home from a visit
in South Dakota points.
Mrs. M.C. Lloyd, who has been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. D.W.
Anthony for nearly a month, left Wednesday for her home at Lake Mills, Iowa.
J.W. Wolven left Wednesday afternoon for Denver, Col., where he
will spend a week looking after business interests.
Vic Anderson returned Wednesday from the Black Hills in South
Dakota, where he has been for the past week looking over the country.
Wm. Burchard, manager of the local creamery, and I.F. Kelley
attended a convention of buttermakers of the state at Mankato Wednesday.
Nels Olson and daughter, Miss Ellen, went to Fairmont Tuesday,
where they will spend several days with friends and acquaintances.
Mrs. B.H. Ohde of St. Paul stopped off here Wednesday for a
visit [with] the S.F. Pepple family, while on her
way home from Kansas on a visit with relatives.
Mrs. A.R. Smith of Dundee, who has been visiting since Saturday
with her mother, Mrs. Carl Leistico, in this city, who is seriously ill,
returned home Monday.
M.P. Karpen of Sibley was in the city Monday and Tuesday getting
acquainted with a new boy, which arrived in the family, born Sunday morning at
the home of parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. Sjoholm, with whom she has been staying for
several months. Mr. Karpen is caring for a farm of his father's near Sibley,
during the absence of the latter on a visit.
B.J. Sullivan of Rushmore transacted business in the city.
Miss Emma Nelson of Rushmore spent Tuesday with friends in this
Mr. and Mrs. WM. DeVaney spent Sunday with relatives at Bigelow.
Col. B.S. Uden was a business visitor to Heron Lake Monday.
A.B. Cook of Champagne, Ill., who has been visiting with his
daughter, Mrs. C.E. Sims, for over a month.
Mrs. Fred Mitchell was the guest of friends at Rushmore Sunday.
Miss Bertha Thompson spent Saturday and Sunday with her parents
Mrs. P. Grelson of Minneapolis arrived Saturday for a visit with
her father-in-law, N. Grelson, and family.
Dr. A.R. Schmid has purchased the dentistry business of Dr.
Dodge and can be found in Dr. Dodge's former office over Latta's store.
Miss Carrie Hanson visited with friends and relatives at Adrian
Roy Newman made a business trip to St. James Saturday.
Joe Bisch visited between trains Saturday with his sister, Mrs.
John Kraft, at Brewster.
Senator S.B. Bedford and Burr Ludlow last week received their
new touring car.
James DeVaney went to Dell Rapids, S.D. Saturday for an over
Sunday visit with friends and relatives.
Mrs. Frank Anderson of Sioux City was the guest over Sunday of
Mr. and Mrs. James Tolles.
Miss Bridget McCall, one of the Seniors in the high school here,
spent Sunday with her parents at Brewster.
Mrs. J.W. Thuemmler of Minneapolis is visiting this week with
her daughter, Mrs. J.S. Kies, in this city.
Misses Lillian Wemple and Lois Renshaw of Rushmore were in
Worthington between trains Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Marr returned Tuesday from Ash Creek, where
they had been visiting their daughter, Mrs. P. Peterson over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Hawkins and children went to Paullina, Iowa
Tuesday to attend the marriage of Mrs. Hawkin's sister Miss Hazel Culp on
Mrs. C.C. McKune, who has been visiting for a week with her
daughter, Mrs. Fred Mitchell, returned Saturday to her home at Faribault.
Mrs. August Johnson of Dundee, who has been visiting at the
Newton Fauskee home since last Thursday returned home Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Prummer and daughter, Freda, of Lake Wilson
visited between trains Saturday with the A.J. Osborne family, while on their to
Beaver Creek to attend the golden wedding of his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. M. Fickle of El Reno, Okla., and Mrs. Uptagrafft of Esbon,
Kan. arrived in the city Friday for a visit with their sister, Mrs. A. Osborne.
Saturday Mrs. Osborne's cousin, Mrs. E.H. Reynolds and two daughters, Miss Ruby
and Ruth, came down from Lake Wilson for a few days visit.
Mrs. O. Lucter of Avoca, Minn. visited the Ole Carlson family
Friday and Saturday.
J.E. Long went to Tracy, Minn. Monday for a couple days visit
with his brother, Frank.
Typewriter repairing and cleaning. Prompt and efficient service.
Phone J.E. McElligott.
Mrs. J.J. Vollman and Miss Anna Walker of Round Lake were
visitors here Saturday between trains.
Miss Lena Reynolds of Bigelow was in the city Saturday having
some dental work done. She was accompanied by her sister, Miss Bessie.
Mesdames Walter Dunbar and J.A. Suddaby entertained their
husbands and Messrs. Oscar Kunzman, Victor Strom and Will Boddy at a 6 o'clock
duck dinner Friday evening.
J.E. Long accompanied his mother, Mrs. D.S. Long, who has bee
his guest for the past week, to her home at Adrian Saturday for an over Sunday
Mort and Orie Pennin, who for the past six months have been
employed in this vicinity as farm hands, left Tuesday afternoon for their home
at Adna, Wash., where they will spend the winter.
Peter Lenz, the Adrian hardware dealer, came over in his auto
and took home with him three new buggies, which he attached to the rear of his
auto. The procession presented quite a novel appearance.
Mrs. F.H. Lyon, who has leased her farm, left Saturday in
company with her three youngest children for Pierre, S.D., where they will visit
for a short time with relatives and from thence they will go to Spearfish, S.D.,
near Hot Springs to spend the winter.
A couple of errors appeared in last week's issue, which we wish
to rectify. The first was in the local stating that
Riden of Iroquis [Iroquois], S.D. spent a day
with the Harry Steffens family on her way home from a visit in Iowa. She visited
with the Henry Stephens family. The other mistake was in announcement of the
removal of Mr. and Mrs. Snow from Freeport, Ill. to
Rockford, that state. This should have read Mr. and Mrs. North. Mrs. North was
Miss Nettie Fitch of this city.
Lewis Scow, who has been tiling for James Christianson near the
city for the past two weeks, returned Monday to his home at Jackson.
F.D. Mitchell, cashier of the Brewster State Bank, visited over
Sunday with his brother, K.V. Mitchell, cashier of the Citizens bank.
W.J. Kannal, son of Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Kannal, has been confined
to his bed for the past two months troubled with nervous prostration.
Dr. Ray Humiston went to the twin cities the first of the week
to purchase supplies for his new hospital and expects to be absent several days.
Miss Agnes Westby, who is attending high school in Worthington,
accompanied her mother to their home at Bigelow Saturday. Mrs. Westby has been
visiting for the past week with friends in this city.
Among the winners in the land drawing at Aberdeen, S.D. were a
number of Nobles county parties comprising two from Worthington. The two from
this city were J.C. Dwyer and Andrew F. Collins, who held the lucky number 8076
and 7023, respectively. Others were Al Dougherty of Rushmore, number 6515, Robt.
Fagan, Ellsworth, 6534, Robt. J. Jones, Reading, 6943 and D.C. Nickles, Reading,
Mrs. Wm. Burchard and daughters, Misses Minnie and Dorothy,
visited friends at Brewster between trains Saturday.
Mrs. Marvin Nicholas and daughter, Mrs. Mary Lillenworth of
Monona, Iowa, came Saturday for a visit with the former's brother, J.A. Smith
Friday (this) evening the members of the congregation of the
Union Congregational church will give their pastor, Dr. L.L. Sowles and family a
reception at the church parlors.
Albin Vihlen of Round Lake in company with Oscar Roos of
Worthington left Monday morning for Austin, Minn. where they will enter college.
The former will take a course in commercial science and the latter will study
Mr. and Mrs. T. Suchomel of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, are this week
visiting with relatives in the city.
Miss Leonora Klessig of Bigelow spent Tuesday with friends in
Mrs. A.M. Renner went to Adrian Monday for a few days visit with
her mother, Mrs. J. Roll.
Mrs. G.A. Cahoon went to Mankato Monday for a few days visit
Mrs. A.C. Dickens visited over Sunday with friends at St. James,
returning home Tuesday afternoon.
Several bricklayers employed on the new school building returned
Tuesday to their homes at Mankato, the brick work on the building having been
delayed because of a delay in the arrival of the steel cornices for the
structure. The brick work is now nearly completed and in about another week it
is expected that the workmen will begin to put the roof on.
Miss May Kirk returned home Friday night from a visit with her
brother and family at Rockwell City, Iowa.
Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Lemke of Chicago, Ill. arrived in the city
Saturday for a visit with the Rudolph Lehmann family.
Miss Gertrude Reynolds of Ocheyedan, Iowa arrived Monday for a
visit with her uncles, A.J. Osborne and Wm. Cloud.
Misses Nancy and Ida Clark went to Mankato Tuesday for a few
days visit with their brother, Loren. From there Miss Nancy will go to Slayton
for a visit with her sister, Miss Maple, who is employed as stenographer for the
Western Implement Company.
John H. Scott writes the Advance Herald a letter, announcing
that they arrived at their destination, Modesto, Cal., on Nov. 18. They left
Omaha on the 15th and were on the road three days and three nights, stopping off
at a number of places on the way. Among the stop-overs was one at Kimbal, Neb.,
where they met Mr. Clower, who was at one time editor of the Bigelow Signal as
well as postmaster at that place. He is this year a candidate for the office of
county superintendent in that county. He also states that Mr. Clower had taken
up a homestead of 640 acres of land near Kimbal.
Miss Milderd Everetts of Anthon, Iowa, is spending a week's
vacation with her aunt, Mrs. L.D. Barnes, in this city.
Mrs. B. Brink arrived Tuesday and will visit for a few days with
her daughter, Mrs. C.W. White, and family.
Herman and Henry Burchard went to Brewster Monday, where they
will attend German school during the winter.
Miss Addie Rowe of Rushmore visited over Sunday with his sister,
Mrs. Orvie Anderson, six miles north of this city.
R. Prideaux accompanied his two grand children, Richard and
Edith Prideaux, who have been visiting here since Tuesday, to their home at
Mrs. M.L. Holbrook went to Marshalltown, Iowa, yesterday to be
present at the funeral of her brother, Peter Olson of Chicago, who was suddenly
killed in the Northwestern yards there, where he was employed as switchman. The
burial occurs Sunday.
Rev. M.J. Aschim went to Windom Saturday, taking with him a box
of books, the former Junior library of the Congregational church, the use of
which books having been donated to the Sunday Schools of the district. He
intends to place the books in the Dale Union Sunday School, seven miles north of
that city, which was organized a year ago by Rev. Aschim and which now has an
enrollment of 73 scholars.
Mr. and Mrs. S.F. Kelley and family, who have been conducting
the Burlington restaurant since last June, left Monday morning for Alfa, this
state, where they will engage in the drug business. They came here from Kenneth.
Mr. and Mrs. C.D. Farmer, who were married here Friday at the Swedish parsonage
by Rev. C.M. Johnson accompanied them to that place, where they will make their
home for a time. The bride was formerly Miss viola Cook of Mason City and the
groom's home was at Spirit Lake, Iowa.
Messrs. Oscar and Herbert Noren, who have been working at Hanley
Canada, for the past seven months, returned Monday to Worthington, where they
will spend the winter.
W.H. Snook, formerly of this city, but more recently of Luverne,
was in the city Tuesday between trains enroute to LeMars, Iowa, for a visit with
friends and to transact business.
Miss Tillie Johnson wenr to Miloma Monday morning to meet her
cousin, Mrs. A.J. Fauskee, who returned home from Lakefield, where she has been
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Johnson for the past week.
Dr. S.B.S. Wilson of Olathe, Kansas, brother of G.W. Wilson, the
local attorney, thinks that he could make his fortune with Lake Okabena at his
home not far from Kansas City. "It seems to me that the people here don't begin
to appreciate the lake," he said. He is visiting his brother for a few day(s).
Between three and four hundred people attended the Charles
Foelschow sale Monday of this week and the prices received for goods were
exceedingly fair ones. The Foelschow family will, however, continue to reside
upon the farm until about march 1st, the date when possession is to be given to
Robert Spear of Eldora, Iowa, who some weeks ago purchased the place. Mr.
Foelschow is contemplating moving to Minneapolis in the spring.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Linch left Tuesday afternoon for Sioux City,
where they will visit with relatives and friends for a short time, after which
they will leave for South Dakota points. Mr. Linch was a foreman at this office
until last Saturday.
E.N. Moore, who has been visiting since Friday with his niece,
Mrs. A.J. Osborne in this city returned home Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. E.H.
Reynolds and two daughters, who were also visiting with Mrs. A.J. Osborne,
cousin of Mrs. Reynolds, accompanied Mr. Moore to their home at Lake Wilson.
D.W. Anthony, proprietor of the barber shop with the big sign,
is agent Estherville Steam Laundry.
Friday, November 19, 1909
SUPPORT THE SCHOOLS WELL
Plenty of Money for Home Mission Work Here
Rev. M.J. Ashim, the Sunday school missionary, says that he has
met with ready response in soliciting subscriptions for the work in this part of
the state. He has been canvassing the counties in this vicinity for several
months and has found the people very generous.
With the Churches
Rev. Paul J. Gramness of Rice Lake, Wis., who is visiting Rev.
M.J. Aschim, the S.S. Missionary will preach Sunday at 10:30 A.M. at Calvin
school house and at 3 P.M. at Rust school house.
The Young People of the Swedish Mission church will have a
social at the Tabernacle the evening of Thanksgiving day.
Methodist -- ev. Ralph Carleton, pastor preaches in the morning
on "Why Give Thanks," evening "Dead Sea Fruit." Special music at both services.
Mr. and Mrs. H.I. Jasper, who were married at LeMars, Iowa
Tuesday of last week arrived in the city Saturday to visit the bride's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Free. The bride was formerly Miss Coila Free conducted a
photograph gallery in Worthington for the past several months, and her husband
is likewise an efficient photographer and has a good business at LeMars, Iowa.
Walter Moeler, mail clerk on the Milwaukee road between Sioux
city and Aberdeen, S.D. spent Sunday with his parents Mr. and Mrs. H.D. Moeller
in this city.
Mrs. Charles Wenzel of Lester, Iowa, who has been spending a
week at the home of her brother, J.A. Lemke returned home Saturday.
Miss Stella Anderson, who is teaching in a school near Reading
has been spending a two weeks vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L.H.
Beckley in this city.
Mrs. H.G. Beckley and son Gerald returned Saturday to their home
in Minneapolis after a five weeks visit with her husband's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Sarah Thomas visited between trains Saturday with Miss
Jennie Beckley in this city, while on her way home from a visit with relatives
Rev. C.M. Johnson of the Swedish Mission church will preach in
the Robinson school house, nine miles south of town on Sunday afternoon, Nov.
21st at 3 o'clock.
Walter Goerndt, who was buttermaker at Ward, S.D. until about a
week ago, when the creamery burned, arrived in the city Friday for a visit with
his brother, Ed, who is employed in a similar position at the local creamery.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Goerndt have likewise been enjoying a visit from Mrs. Goerndt's
grand-parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Kraft of VanHorne, Iowa, who have been here
since Friday. They left Monday for Harris, Iowa, where they will visit a son,
before returning home.
Mesdames W.M. Evans, M.C. Carr, J.A. Suddaby and Miss Anna
Ellingson spent Monday at Sioux City, returning the following day.
Mrs. D.S. Long, who has been visiting for a few days in
Minneapolis, returned Saturday to her home at Adrian.
V.E. Fritz of Ocheydan was the guest of his sister, Mrs. John
Seline, from Saturday until Monday of this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Vollmer came down from Fulda Monday for several
days visit with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Sowles.
Attorney John Flynn, who about two weeks ago returned from a
three months stay in the west, went to Omaha last Thursday on business,
returning home Monday of this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Marten and two children of Ellsworth visited
over Sunday with relatives in Worthington.
Mrs. J. Peters and son, Lional, of St. Paul, visited here over
Sunday with her son, W.J. Peters, and wife, returning to their home Monday.
The Baraccas, a boys class of the M.E. Church and the Philathea
auxiliary, composed of girls, gave a very enjoyable entertainment at the M.E.
parlors Friday evening to about eighty young people of the city.
Conductor E.M. Crosby and brakeman A. Haffey on the Rock Island
between here and Lake Park, have been spending a week's vacation at Round Lake
duck hunting. They came home Friday laden with a large number of good sized
Notice the splendid display of Clifton Indian Pottery in F.C.
Brace's window. There pieces of pottery are reproductions of the best examples
of pre-historic Indian pottery, the only complete and original collection of
which in the world, is to be found at the Smithsonian Institute at Washington,
D.C. Prices on the various pieces range from 35 cents to $4.00.
Mrs. J.T. Davis of Minneapolis, who has been visiting with
relatives in the city for the past two months, expects to return home this week.
Her husband has been employed in South Dakota for some time by the Huwit
Security company, for whom he is installing steel road bridges. He spent Sunday
with his wife in this city.
Rev. Anton Dahlgren, missionary of India and Rev. J.A. Johnson a
clergyman from Sweden lectured at the Swedish mission church Friday evening. The
former left for Windom Saturday, where he preached Sunday and Rev. Johnson went
to Sioux City the same day, where he will conduct religious meetings.
DIES OF HEART FAILURE
Father of Mrs. A.M. Wells Dies Monday Morning
Edward Moothart, aged 77 years, who has been making his home
with his daughter, Mrs. A.M. Wells, east of here on a farm, died of heart
failure at 1 o'clock Monday morning, after an illness of several months.
He is survived by a wife and eight children, three girls and
A son, Levi, arrived here Monday for a visit with his parents,
not knowing of his father's death until after his arrival. W.H. Brown, a nephew,
who has been at the bedside of his uncle since Saturday, left Monday morning for
his home at Primghar, having taken suddenly ill himself. He is register of deeds
of O'Brien county, Iowa.
The funeral was conducted Tuesday afternoon from the Dunkard
church in Elk township of which he was a member and interment was make
[made] in the Elk cemetery.
Horse Breaks Wrist
H. Nystrom, an aged man of Bigelow last week Thursday had the
misfortune to have his wrist broken as the result of being kicked by a horse.
Mr. Nystrom was at a social in Indian Lake and entered the barn at the place,
behind a strange horse, which kicked him. He is this week staying with his son,
O.H. Nystrom in this city and the wound is fast healing.
I.F. Kelley made a business trip to the twin cities Monday
Auctioneer George Bonde of Reading went to Sioux City Tuesday on
John Anderson of Sioux City visited with Joe Perkins here
Chas. Chermack went to Minneapolis, where he has a brother, whom
he will visit for a short time.
B.F. Reyman of Beloit, Wis., arrived in the city Tuesday for a
few weeks' visit with relatives.
Daryl Philips, one of the members of the second foot-ball team,
who played at Sibley last Friday, visited until the following day with friends
at that place.
Miss Elsie Yost, who for some time past has been staying with
Mrs. John Milton, left Friday for her home at St. Paul.
Editor Mattison of the Rushmore Enterprise and wife were the
guests of Worthington friends Saturday and Sunday.
Herbert Noren who last week returned from Canada, has accepted a
position in Hart's store as clerk.
A strong capable girl is wanted by Mrs. F.R. Coughran.
Frank Devlin, blacksmith for Joe Loveless went to Windom Monday
for several days' visit with his family at that place.
Miss Cecelia Dahlquist, who for two weeks has been the guest of
the Tripplet family, left Tuesday for her home at Woodstock.
Mrs. W.J. Peary and son, Sydney, arrived in the city Saturday
afternoon for a visit with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. Prideaux.
Mesdame's John Kraft and J.E. Stonesifer returned Saturday from
Paullina, Iowa, where they attended the marriage of their younger sister.
Mrs. Burr Ludlow and two children of Rushmore spent several days
at the home of her husband's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Ludlow, returning home
Mrs. A. Sullwold visited from Tuesday until Thursday of this
week with her mother, Mrs. C.F. Malcome at Sioux Falls, S.D.
Miss Daisy Pokett, who is employed at the Worthington hotel,
went to Luverne Tuesday to visit a few days with her mother, Mrs. Simon Pokett.
Mrs. Julia B. Hensel and daughter and sister, Miss Hensel, of
Minneapolis, who arrived Friday for a visit with the former, accompanied by Miss
Carrie Bachtle went to Brewster Saturday, where they spent Sunday with friends.
Attorney J.A. Cashel accompanied his mother, Mrs. Mary Cashel
Tuesday afternoon to her home at Winona, Minn., where he transacted business.
Mrs. Cashel arrived that morning from Ellsworth, where she had been visiting
another son for a few weeks.
Leonard Herman, aged 14 years, and Emery White, aged 13 years,
the latter who was stopping with relatives near Hadley, Minn., and the former,
residing with his parents near that place, left home about two weeks ago
according to one of the exchanges and nothing had been heard of them since.
Emery White has been for a number of days in the city, staying with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Spurgeon White, and it is supposed that his companion is likewise
in the city.
Mr. and Mrs. F.B. Duster and the latter, a sister, Miss Winnie
O'Connor left Tuesday for Fulda, from which place Mr. Duster will move his house
goods to Remson, Iowa, where he and his father have purchased a restaurant,
which they will conduct.
Emil Leistico of Stewart submitted to an operation for
appendicitis as the Manson hospital on Tuesday of this week. Mr. Leistico was
married the latter part of last week to a Minneapolis girl at her home in that
Mrs. Carl Bishop entertained a number of her lady friends at tea
Prof. Henry Anderson of Brewster left for Chicago last week. He
will soon be back to fill his old position.
H. Gerdes of Brewster was operated upon at the Manson hospital
one day the latter part of last week.
Wilbur Graham, who has been tiling in this vicinity for a number
of weeks, left Tuesday for his home at Sherburn, this state.
Mrs. Pattis, of Reading, who has been visiting relatives in the
city for a number of days returned home Saturday afternoon.
G.H. Beard, auditor of the Fairmont Creamery company, was in
Worthington Monday and Tuesday of this week inspecting the local station.
J.H. Behnken, the land agent for Texas land, left Tuesday
afternoon in company with a large number of Iowa land seekers for the Panhandle
section of the Lone Star state.
G.A. Dieckman of Fulda passed through the city Tuesday enroute
to Wilmont, where he goes to transact business.
Claude Johnson, who during the summer months has been
carpentering for Herman Peterson, left Monday evening for his home in the
northern part of the state.
Dr. A.J. Simpson, who has been stopping at Brace's for a couple
of days the past week, left Monday for Slayton.
Mrs. Chas. Hill of Sioux City visited Tuesday afternoon with
Mrs. G.R. Lawrence in this city, while on her way home from Minneapolis, where
she has been for a week with friends.
Mr. and Mrs. F.G. Mitchell went to Rushmore Tuesday to visit
relatives until the following day. They expect to leave in about two weeks for
Vale, Oregon, where it is his intention to engage in the fruit farming.
Mrs. Fred Olson and children arrived from Iona Thursday. They
will reside in this city.
Dr. O.C. Selby, assistant state veterinarian of South Dakota,
located at Redfield, S.D., is this week visiting with his parents in
Miss Stella Anderson will hold a basket social in her school,
district No. 15, three miles north of Reading, on Wednesday evening, Nov. 24th.
Mike Hogan, yard master for the Omaha, was arrested Saturday on
complaint of I.H. Thomas for violating the state law in leaving a train of cars
on a railroad crossing in the city so as to blockade the same, for more than ten
minutes. He was released on personal bonds of $50, until Tuesday afternoon, when
he was given a hearing. As the complainant failed to offer sufficient evidence
to convict the defendant, on application of the county attorney, Mr. Hogan was
Dr. Ray Humiston returned home Tuesday from Minneapolis, where
he has been on business and from the northern part of the state where he enjoyed
a few days outing. He and William Madison went from Minneapolis to Grand Rapids,
Minn., where they were the guests of Dr. and Mrs. J.N. Gould. While there they
tasted of venison from a deer which Mrs. Gould shot previous to their arrival.
Among other game Dr. Humiston and Mr. Madison secured what is known as a
Canadian dig-dig, an Indian term applied to an animal resembling a porcupine.
They expect to have the animal stuffed.
Members of the Grand Army of the Republic are the recipient from
the government of a very tasty and ornamental paper weight, which is something
of a model of the new penny in enlarged form. The medal is struck from brass and
is about three inches in diameter. On one side are the dates 1809 and 1909 on
either side of a relief of the head of Abraham Lincoln, in commemoration of
whose 100th anniversary the medal was struck. On the other side is a relief of
holly within which the significance of the medal is stated in words.
Mrs. Ed Eggleston, who was threatened with the first stages of
lock jaw, was operated upon Friday evening and is now rapidly recovering from
her illness, of nearly three weeks. About three weeks ago Mrs. Eggleston
complained of pains in her limb, and a physician was summoned, whereupon it was
found that a brad in her shoe had irritated the ball of the foot and caused
tetanus germs. The limb continued to give her pain and last Friday she was
unable to move her jaws, the muscles having become rigid. An operation was
deemed best, as she is now able to sit up.
Miss Fern Schoonmaker of Bigelow visited here between trains
Saturday with Mrs. W.A. Hawley.
An article in the paper last issue stating that Misses Nancy and
Ida Clark had gone to Mankato for a few days visit with their brother, Loren,
should rather have been that they went there to attend the marriage of their
brother to Miss Anna Hedberg, who at one time resided in Worthington with her
parents, but now lives at Mankato. Mr. and Mrs. Clark left last week on their
honeymoon trip for Chicago. Mr. Clark as stated in last week's paper will engage
in the land business at Mankato, where they will be at home after December 15th.
WANTED -- Woman to do small washing at home. H.H. Smith, this
C. Gronger of Org was trading in Worthington Monday.
Dr. W.A. Saxon spent Sunday with his family in this city,
returning to Welcome, Minn. on Monday.
Mrs. W.F. Scott and three children spent Sunday with Mrs. F.D.
Graves at Bigelow.
Fred Hegardt of Round Lake was the guest of Register of Deeds
Harry R. Tripp on Wednesday.
Ed Jones visited with relatives at Adrian Saturday afternoon,
returning again in the evening.
Ross Nelson, proprietor of the Nelson cafe, made a business trip
to Mountain Lake Wednesday.
Dr. G.A. Cahoon, district superintendent, preached in M.E.
church at Slayton Sunday last.
Friday, November 26, 1909
Clyde Hansberger and Miss Myrtle Turner Wed Thursday Noon
Clyde Hansberger and Miss Myrtle Turner were united in marriage
Thanksgiving at high noon at the home of the bride's parents in this city in the
presence of immediate relatives and intimate friends, Rev. G.A. Cahoon and Rev.
R. Carlton officiating. Owing to the fact that this issue of the Advance-Herald
was published early, a detailed account of the marriage was not possible.
M.E. Lawton transacted business in Brewster Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Tripp and Miss Clara Ackerman came up from
Round Lake Monday evening to attend the concern [concert?]
at the Methodist church that evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mullen left Tuesday morning for Harpers
Ferry, Iowa to attend the funeral of his brother, Innes Mullen, who died there
G.E. McQuatters of the Austin Plumbing and Heating Company was
in the city Monday looking after the installing of the heating plant in the new
Anton Larson, who has been visiting for several days with
friends in Worthington left Tuesday for his home at Ossian, Iowa.
Mr. and Mrs. G.R. Lawrence went to Marshall, Minn., on Monday in
order to be at the home of Mr. Lawrence's parents on Thanksgiving day to partake
of the turkey.
Miss Maud Cooper was the guest of Mrs. Roy Lewis between trains
Saturday, while on her way home to Adrian from Wilmont, where she has been
visiting with friends for a few days.
Messrs. Harold and Reuben Oakes, Jet and Moulton Smallwood from
here, Dell Scott and Miss Alida Bedford, and Miss Knutson of Rushmore attended
the foot ball game at Minneapolis Saturday.
Mrs. Wm. Reschke came up from Sheldon, Iowa, Saturday for a
visit with her brother, Adolph Herman, who resides west of town, and who has
been suffering for some time from rheumatism.
W.A. McKinney left Tuesday for Deer Grove, Ill., to accompany
his wife home who has been visiting her parents there for nearly three weeks.
While there she had the misfortune to fall and break a leg.
Charles Stanton, a former Worthington boy, is now located at
Portland, Oregon, where he has a position with a smeltery, he having charge of
the moulding of steel frames for window and door casings.
Miss Gertrude Geyerman and Freda Lees, two of the popular young
lady Seniors of the high school, and Miss Bernice Moffit, also a student of the
high school, spent Sunday with their parents at Brewster.
R. Bonde of Story City, Iowa, who has been in the city since
Friday, purchasing horses preparatory to shipping a carload to the Chicago
market, went to Heron Lake Monday to look at some horses there. Mr. Bonde last
winter shipped six carloads from Wilmont, Worthington and Brewster, and this
winter he expects to ship about eight carloads, the car he is about to ship now
is the third one.
Messrs. Will Humiston and David Herlein returned Friday from
Pine county in the northern part of the state, where they have been on a two
weeks hunting expedition. Mr. Herlein succeeded in killing two deer and Mr.
Humiston one, which they brought home with them. They state that the deer are
plentiful but the undergrowth is so thick that it is difficult to sight them.
Pianos tuned - expert work guaranteed. --L.A. Gregory, Adrian,
Mrs. Westby and two daughters, Misses Susan and Carrie, were in
Worthington between trains Saturday. The latter two were attending the meeting
of the teachers of Nobles county at the court house held that afternoon.
DIPTHERIA CASE DEVELOPS
Ellen, Daughter of P.J. Anderson Is Ill With Diptheria
Miss Ellen Anderson aged 14 years, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P.J.
Anderson was taken suddenly ill Monday noon at her home in this city. A
physician was summoned at once, who diagnosed the case diptheria and placed the
home under immediate quarantine. The two boys, Carl and Albert and the father
are quarantined out.
The case is the only one in town and is not a serious one, being
in its first stages. The patient will doubtless recover in a short time.
E.J. Wolven was a passenger for Brewster Monday morning.
Mrs. H.H. Collard is reported on the sick list this week.
Walter and W.J. Seward of Brewster were business transactors in
the county seat on Tuesday.
E.V. Voak made a business trip to Brewster Tuesday morning
returning in the afternoon.
Robert Smith made a business trip to Minneapolis Sunday evening
returning home again Monday evening.
Give the Estherville Steam Laundry a trial order. Best of work
guaranteed. D.W. Anthony, agent.
Henry Bish went to Brewster Monday, where he has the contract
for the erection of two large barns in that vicinity.
Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Roth left Tuesday for Burlington, Wis. to
spend Thanksgiving at the home of her mother, Mrs. A. Patterson.
Glen Porter, who has been visiting for a week with his uncle,
J.F. Green, in this city, departed Tuesday for his home at Baraboo, Wis., to
partake of Thanksgiving turkey under the parental roof.
Rev. J.W. Hjerstrom of Chicago will arrive tomorrow and during
the coming week will conduct evangelistic meetings in the Swedish Baptist church
in Indian Lake.
Mrs. J.A. Smith, and Mesdames Marvin Nichols and Mary
Fillenworth, her guests, returned Monday from Rushmore, where they had been
visiting over Sunday with Mrs. smith's sister, Mrs. W.C. Renshaw.
Mr. Jehn, manager of the Hanford Produce station at Bigelow was
a business visitor to Worthington Tuesday. Mr. Jehn proved himself to be a royal
entertainer of the transients at the depot, while waiting for his train. He
amused the lookers-on by carving monkeys, lions, Indian heads and other figures
from peach pits, in which line he was quite proficient. It is understood that he
carved an elephant from ivory for a watch charm for Taft, for which he received
Miss Tillie Chapa of Kinbrae, visited over Sunday with her
sister, Miss Anna, who is employed in this city.
Tom Hogan left Wednesday morning for LeMars, Iowa to spend
Thanksgiving with his parents.
Miss Hilda Hesselroth of Brewster visited with friends in
Worthington Monday and Tuesday.
U.G. Selden of Sioux City was the guest of friends in
F.W. Leistico, who has the contract for the erection of the
large new livery barn at Brewster spent Sunday with his family in this city. The
structure is now about half completed.
Mrs. W.J. Parry and son, Sydney spent Sunday with relatives at
Luverne returning home Monday and on Tuesday went to Rushmore to spend the day
with her brother, T.H. Prideaux.
Frank Eggleston returned this week from his two weeks hunting
trip to the International Falls. He failed to secure any game, but states that
his trip was an enjoyable one despite this fact.
Mr. and Mrs. M.C. Carr and two children, Miss Blanche and
Kenneth, left Tuesday morning for Eau Claire, Wis., to spend Thanksgiving at the
home of his father, H.A. Carr.
C.C. Collins of Traer, Iowa, has been in Worthington for five
weeks making arrangements for the building of a new barn on his farm near here.
He has been unable to secure carpenters and says this country is too prosperous.
Every one is so busy it is impossible to secure help. Mr. Collins purchased the
farm a number of years ago at a bargain and states that he has not regretted the
Fred Bloom of Woodstock, Minn., visited from Friday until
Saturday with his two sons, W.E. and A.R. in this city while on his way home
from Savannah, Ga., where he had been in attendance at the 20th triennial
convention of the Royal Arch Masons, held there the past week. Mr. Bloom has
passed thirty-two degrees in the lodge and is now Grand Representative of Grand
Chapters Mississippi and West Virginia, which he was representing at Savannah.
M.E. Lawton made a business trip to Estherville, Iowa on Monday.
J.J. Kies transacted business at various Iowa points Monday.
L.W. Webster of Ocheydan, Iowa, who has been the guest of his
sister, Mrs. J.A. Snyder, for several days returned to his home Saturday.
Mrs. Robert Erickson and sister, Mrs. J.C. Gruys, who has been
staying at the home of the former for some time, went to Brewster Saturday.
L.H. Gray and A.H. Canfield went to Bigelow Monday to make
arrangements for the installation of a heating plant in the W.C. Wyatt
Rev. Edstam of the Swedish Baptist church in Indian Lake
preached Sunday in the church at Lake Sarah in the absence of a regular pastor
at that place.
Thomas Jones, who resides south of town with his parents, went
to Brewster Monday to get a horse, which he purchased last week from a party at
Mr. and Mrs. E. Poppitz of Heron Lake, who have been spending a
week with her mother, Mrs. A.H. Clark in this city, returned home Tuesday.
The young people of the Swedish Baptist church in Indian Lake
will hold a social at the church parlors Thanksgiving evening.
Mrs. J.T. Davis, who has been visiting for two months with her
father, Wm. Sowles in this city returned Saturday to her home in Minneapolis.
J.E. Carlson, contractor and builder of elevators, who has been
engaged since June in erecting two warehouses near Davenport, Iowa, returned
home Sunday. He expects to leave soon for Dakota, where he will build a couple
elevators for the Skewis grain company.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mitchell left Monday morning for Faribault,
where they will visit for a short time with her mother, Mrs. C.C. McKune, after
which they will go to Brooks, this state, where they will be the guest of his
sister, Mrs. Wm. Schroeder for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell from thence go
to Brogan, Oregon, which place they will make their future home.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gregg of Rushmore were Worthington visitors
between trains Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. D.V. Lees of Brewster were visiting with friends in
Worthington Saturday and Sunday.
Edward Ulrich, barber for M.E. Fish, rode the goat of the
I.O.O.F. lodge Tuesday evening for the initiatory degree. He and L.W. Abbott
then leaped astride the "Billy" together for the second degree, which they
Messrs Oscar Kunzman, Victor Strom Albert Anderson, and Will
Anderson went to Minneapolis Friday evening to attend the football game between
Minnesota and Michigan Saturday afternoon. Clyde Fronk of Worthington was also a
witness of the game.
Ed Goerndt, who has been employed as buttermaker at the creamery
for several months, went to Blue Earth City Friday, where he secured a position
with a creamery at that place. He returned home Sunday and on Tuesday moved his
household goods to that place and he and his wife left that afternoon.
Rev. Hans M. Hilley of Glasgow, Scotland, who has a charge in
the Presbyterian church at Sandstone, passed through this city Monday on his
return to Sandstone from Lismore and Wilmont, where he preached Sunday.
Mrs. M.P. Karpen, who for the past month has been visiting with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. Sjoholm, south of town, returned Monday to her home
at Sibley, where her husband is engaged in farming.
Rev. Paul Gramness, missionary of the American Sunday school
union, who has been working in this vicinity for a week, left Monday for his
home at Rice Lake, Wisconsin. Despite a long cold drive during the severe snow
storm Sunday evening he is very favorably impressed with Nobles county, so much
so that he expects to return to Worthington again this winner
Marriage licenses were issued this week to Henry Shelquist and
Elsie Adolphson of Wilmont; Christ Hiller to Genist Siemer, Clyde Hansberger to
Myrtle Turner. The first-named couple were married Wednesday noon at the Swedish
parsonage by Rev. J.E. Shippe. They left in the afternoon for Hanskey, where the
groom has purchased a meat market and where they will live.
Stelle S. Smith made a business trip to Brewster Saturday.
E.J. Wolven went to Minneapolis Saturday on business.
N. Moberg, of south of town, spent Sunday with friends at
James Boddy spent Sunday with his brother, Charles, at Rushmore.
Miss Ellen Manhan is visiting this week with Mrs. W.T. Hayes in
Miss carrie Hanson visited with friends at Rushmore Monday
G.W. Patterson and Robert Erickson transacted business in
F.O. Swain, merchant at Madelia, was transacting business in the
W.M. Evans and J.A. Albinson were passengers to Round Lake on
Miss Florence Hill of Brewster was the guest of Miss Eva Parish
Saturday and Sunday.
Gus Dietrich and his sister, Miss Hattie, spent Sunday with
their parents at Lake Crystal.
J.A. Rake, a real estate dealer of Montgomery, Iowa, was here on
Mrs. P. Colman went to Minneapolis Saturday, where she will
visit relatives for a short time.
M. Naylon of Adrian was in Worthington from Saturday until
Monday transacting business.
J.E. Wolven returned Friday from a week's stay at Denver, Col.,
where he had been on business.
Miss Lucile Otto came down from Red Wing to spend Thanksgiving
with her sister, Miss Freda Otto.
T.F. Ryan, solicitor for the Minneapolis Journal was here from
Saturday until Monday of this week.
A. Sietsema, fireman on the Omaha between here and Sioux City,
spent Sunday at his home at Bigelow.
Misses Clara Larson and Martha Pank of Ellsworth attended the
teachers meeting in Worthington Saturday.
Phil Landes and Arthur Perman, the Adrian electrician, were
transacting business in the county seat Saturday.
Mrs. C.B. Anderson and Miss Cora Fox of Rushmore were shopping
in Worthington Saturday between trains.
Tom Hogan went to LeMars, Iowa Wednesday in order to partake of
Thanksgiving dinner under the parental roof.
Mrs. H.W. Schmid, who has been visiting for two weeks with
relatives in Hartford, S.D., returned home this week.
Mrs. Laura Leistico went to Mankato Saturday to consult a
physician in regard to her eye sight, which is failing her.
Fred Humiston arrived home Saturday from Texas, where he has
been for three weeks looking after farm interests.
Mrs. C.A. Gordon and daughter, Miss Frances, visited with Mr.
Gordon's father at Brewster Monday of this week.
Miss Lilly Rathlisberger went to Iona Monday for a few days
visit with her brother, Edward, who resides near that place.
Benson Bros.' furniture store received a fresh coat of paint
this week and now presents a much bright- (sic)
John Reifenberger of Adrian transacted business in Worthington
between trains Tuesday.
Mrs. G.A. Lindgren of Adrian was in our city Saturday
transacting business at the court house.
Miss Sadie Moeller and her brother, Walter, who has been
spending a week at home in Worthington, left Tuesday for Harris, Iowa, where the
former will spend Thanksgiving with her brother, Gus. Walter Moeller is
returning to Manilla, Iowa to resume his position as mail clerk on the Milwaukee
road between that place and Canton, S.D.
Celess Benns, an experienced restaurant man of St. James, has
accepted a position in Nels. N. Nelson's restaurant for the winter.
Jas. R. Jones, father of county attorney, came over from Adrian
Monday to take in the entertainment given by the Cambrian singers.
Mrs. W.A. Hawley went to the twin cities Tuesday on business
connected with her millinery establishment.
Emil Olson, proprietor of the branch office of the Smith
Implement company at Bigelow, was in the city between trains Tuesday.
Frank Austin, teacher in the schools at Bigelow, has an
assistant in the person of a baby boy, who arrived in the family Monday.
Microfilm, Worthington Advance; Minnesota Historical
Society, St. Paul, MN; obtained November, 2007.