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Friday, January 7, 1910

MRS. WM. COOP [COPP] DIES
Wife of Former Pastor of Methodist Church Here Passes Away

Mrs. Wm. Copp died Saturday morning, Dec. 18, at her home in Jackson, having been taken suddenly ill at seven o'clock that same morning, soon passing into unconsciousness, from which she never recovered.

The previous afternoon an entertainment had been given at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George R. Moore in the former's honor and in the evening Mrs. Copp retired in apparently good spirits. Mrs. Copp was nearly 77 years of age.

Mrs. Moore took the body to Ottumwa, Iowa, where interment was made in the family lot beside her husband, Rev. William Copp, who died about seven years ago. Rev. Copp was pastor of the Methodist church in this city at the time of the completion of the old Methodist church in Worthington, in the building of which he assisted materially.

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Mr. and Mrs. P.D. Peterson moved to Worthington last week from Westbrook. Mr. Peterson is traveling in South Dakota and Southern Minnesota.

Miss Emma Teitenberg of Wilmont left Monday for Mankato to resume her studies at the Mankato Commercial college.

N. Teitenberg of Wilmont passed through the city Monday, while on his way to the twin cities, where he will be the guest of friends for several days.

Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Helmick returned Saturday from Sioux Falls, where they have been spending the holidays with friends. They were also present at an annual banquet given by the Manchester Biscuit company of that city to its traveling representatives, Mr. Helmick being one of them.

Births

Boy, at seven o'clock New Year's morning to Mr. and Mrs. Morrill Ramage.

New Year's eve, a girl arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Bergstrand, who reside south of town.

To Mr. and Mrs. Henry Metzgar, a girl on Dec. 31, 1909.

Dissolve Partnership

Notice is hereby given that the firm of Burchard and Peterman has by mutual consent been dissolved, Mr. Burchard assuming all liabilities of the firm; and continuing said business as the Worthington Creamery Co. --W.H. Peterman.

Local News

Frank Turner made a business trip to Heron Lake Monday.

Miss Grace Rankin went to Rushmore Monday, where she has employment.

J.H. James started on the road again Monday for a Chicago firm after spending the holidays with his family in this city.

C.O. Ford, who sprained his back in helping with the arrangements at the armory for the meetings was in bed for several days.

William and Bennie Thompson of Rushmore were in Worthington between trains Monday having some dental work done.

John Wood, who is traveling for a Milwaukee firm has been spending the holidays with his family in this city. He resumed his duties on the road Monday.

Matt Jensen and daughter, Miss Mabel of Rushmore changed cars here Monday, while on their way to Sheldon, where they will visit friends for a short time.

Misses Emma and Grace Riss, who have been visiting their uncle, John Riss, who resides west of Worthington, returned Monday to their home at Steen, Minn.

G.H. Doeden returned Tuesday from Lakefield, where he and his wife have been visiting relatives for some time. Mrs. Doeden will return home the latter part of this week.

August Anderson who has been visiting his daughter, Mrs. F. Anderson and sister, Mrs. Carl Lindstrom in this city for several days, returned Tuesday to his home at Valley Springs, S.D.

Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Cashel and son, Master Charles Roger, returned Monday from Winona, where they have been spending the holidays with Mr. Cashel's mother, Mrs. M.E. Cashel.

Miss Duchess Goodenough was here between trains Monday, enroute to Minneapolis. She is a student of the university and has been spending the holidays with her mother at Adrian.

Dr. J.W. Gould of Fairmont, father of Dr. J.N. Gould of this city and Mrs. W.C. Carver, a cousin of the latter, who have been spending New Year's in this city, returned Monday to their home.

Mr. and Mrs. G.H. Allen and two children, who have been visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Allen in this city for the past two weeks, departed Monday afternoon for their home at Aberdeen, S.D.

Dr. L.I. Aldrich and wife were in this city for a few hours Monday, while on their way to Rushmore, they having been visiting friends and relatives for several days at Clear Lake, Iowa, Mr. Aldrich's old home.

Irvin Richards went to Fulda Monday for a visit with his daughter, Mrs. Pearl King. Mr. and Mrs. King will move this week to the Humiston farm west of town and Mr. Richards went to Fulda to assist them in moving.

Mrs. A.R. Albertus and daughter, Miss Jean, arrived home Monday from Jackson, where they have been spending the holidays. They were accompanied home by Mrs. Albertus' cousin, Miss Kathryn Morris, who will visit here for several days.

Messrs. Kenneth Rice, Everett Lindgren, James McKenzie, Carl Gowin and Everett Mohl of Adrian were shaking hands with friends at the depot in this city Monday, while on their way to Minneapolis, where they will resume their studies at the state university.

John Eggleston, who last week took the examination for fireman on the Omaha was successful, and now has the run on 81 and 82, between here and Mitchell. He was taken suddenly ill at Sioux Falls Monday and returned to Worthington that night, and since has not been able to continue his run.

George Bonde of Reading was a visitor to the county seat Saturday.

Mrs. Way of Brewster was calling on friends in Worthington Saturday.

Eddie Hein of Brewster visited over Sunday with his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Pfarrer in this city.

Mr. and Mrs. Newton and family came over from Luverne Saturday and visited until Monday afternoon at the homes of Charles and Wilson Abbott in this city. Mrs. Newton is a sister of the latter.

The Brotherhood of American Yeomen will have Installation of officers at their regular meeting, January 17th, 1910. All members are urged to be present as there will be much for the good of the order.

Owing to the fact that I am going to Davenport for a post graduate course in the Chiropractic school there, I will rent my office rooms furnished to roomers and also the residence furnished or empty, within two weeks. -A. Sullwold, D.C.

Mrs. Gertrude K. Bohring, a graduate of the Frances Willard Memorial hospital of Chicago, arrived in Worthington Tuesday to accept the position as head nurse in the hospital. Mrs. Bohring has had much experience as a nurse and comes here well recommended.

A letter received in this city some days ago from Chicago states that Mrs. Stewart is again enjoying good health. Mr. Stewart also states that he is the recipient of a new model bathing suit which he intends to introduce here next summer to bathers in Okabena lake.

Miss Mildred Thomas and brother, Lyle, visited in Worthington Wednesday afternoon at the L.H. Beckley home. Miss Thomas is teacher of a school near Easton, and Lyle is employed in Chicago. From here they went to Sibley to visit a aunt for a short time before resuming their respective duties.

Local Intelligence

Mrs. J.S. Frink was the guest of relatives at Luverne over Sunday.

Miss chloe Anderson of Org went to Wilmar Saturday morning where she will visit relatives for a few days.

Clerk of Court F.L. Humiston left Monday for Southern Texas, where he has large land holdings.

Nels Olson and wife departed Monday for Oakland, Neb., where they will visit relatives.

Solon Renshaw of Rushmore was the guest of Reuben Oakes in this city over Sunday.

Reuben Oakes was the guest of friends at Bigelow Monday of this week.

Rev. Ralph Carleton of the M.E. church went to Rushmore Monday afternoon, where he lectured in the evening at a union meeting of the churches.

Mrs. J.O. Gilbertson and child arrived Monday from Pipestone for a visit with her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. L.W. Abbott.

William Loveless and George Lawson visited with friends and attended the band concert at the Adrian opera house Saturday evening.

H. Stammann and Elert Ellefson of Hardwick and A.H. Miller of Lismore passed through this city Monday on their way to Mankato, where they are students of the Commercial college.

Father Bartholemew visited a few days this week with Father Sherman in this city.

E. Fish was confined to his home Wednesday of this week, being under the weather.

Tomorrow night, (Saturday) the Degree of Honor will hold installation of officers. All members are requested to be present.

J.J. Kies went to Grundy Center, Iowa, on Monday on a business trip. J.S. Kies left for the same place on Wednesday morning.

Mrs. L.P. Free and daughter, Miss Roberta, returned Monday from Sioux Falls, where they have been visiting relatives since Christmas.

Mrs. E.C. Furgeson is this week visiting with her daughter, Mrs. P.J. Sullivan at Brewster.

W.W. Buss went to Sibley Monday afternoon, where he had business.

Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Marr left Tuesday afternoon for Elk City, Okla., for a visit with her daughter, Mrs. C. Lentz.

David Lutterman, who has been visiting his mother, Mrs. H. Lutterman at Wilmont for several days, returned Monday to his home at Sibley.

O.S. Holmberg of Round Lake visited Monday at the P.J. Nystrom home in this city.

Oscar Olson, who has been visiting relatives at Slayton since Christmas, returned to Worthington Monday.

Miss Kitty Chaney returned Monday from Dundee, where she has been spending the holidays with her parents.

Henry Boetcher went to Sioux City Tuesday, where he will take examinations for fireman on the Omaha.

Albert Voss of Bigelow passed through this city Wednesday on his way to Minneapolis, where he went on a business trip.

Seven new students were enrolled in the schools Monday of this week, they being Charles Long, Ethel, Stella and Ralph Stonesifer, William and Ellsworth Patterson and Axel Olson.

Miss Carrie M. Kinley of Tama, Ia., arrived in this city Monday to assist in the hospital for a couple of weeks. She will return home in a short time to care for her mother, who has been sick since Miss Kinley was called from Worthington last March to her bedside.

Mr. and Mrs. G.R. Lawrence visited friends at Mount Vernon, this state, a number of days the fore part of the week. From there they went to Chicago, where they will combine business with pleasure, visiting with friends and at the same time Mr. Lawrence will purchase additional stock for his store.

Z. Nerness was in the city for several hours Wednesday, while on his way to Windom on business. Last Friday Mr. Nerness had the misfortune to upset with a load of hay, and narrowly escaped breaking his neck. The cords in his neck were badly wrenched and he is yet suffering from the effects of the fall.

Miss Blanche Donahue arrived in the city Monday from Pipestone where she has been the guest of friends during the holidays. She visited here several days at the home of Miss Jennie Beckley, and on Monday and Tuesday paid a visit to the high school, in which she was instructor of science last year. She is this year teaching that subject in the high school at Mason City, Iowa.

A marriage license was this week issued to John A. Nowah of Ramsey county, this state, and Miss Grace Brown of Nobles county.

Arthur Beede arrived in Worthington Tuesday from Waucon, Iowa, where he has been visiting relatives for several days. He will spend a few days with his sister, Mrs. L.W. Abbott here, before returning to his home at Rushville, Neb.

Mrs. A.N. Carpenter returned Tuesday morning from Minneapolis, where she has been at the bedside of her only brother, T.J. Stafford, who has been sick for some weeks and who died New Year's morning.

R.S. Uden went to Mankato Monday with the view of looking up a new location.

Mrs. J.K. Baker and son, Berry, who have been the guests of relatives at Waterloo, Iowa, for the past two weeks, returned home Tuesday afternoon.

Mrs. Roy Lewis went to Mankato Monday to again take up her course in the normal, after spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Montgomery in this city.

A.A. Jenkins of Round Lake was in the city between trains Monday while on his way to Jackson, where he has business at the district court which convenes January 11th.

Mrs. Emma Webster of Ocheyedan, Iowa, who has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. J.A. Snyder in this city since Saturday, returned home Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Brodine and two children arrived in this city Monday from Sioux City, and will spend several weeks at the home of Mrs. Andrew Hagberg, who is a sister of Mr. Brodine.

John Murphy of Lakefield formerly a student in high school here was a visitor to the schools Wednesday afternoon, while waiting for his train to Lakefield, his home, he will visit there for a couple of days before leaving for Idaho, at which place he will assist in erecting a large concrete bridge.

Reuben Oakes professor of the Rushmore schools, inspected the Worthington high school several days this week. George Wyckhoff of the state university, who is spending the holidays with his parents likewise visited the schools here last week. The visitation of public schools is right in line with his course which he is pursuing in the university. He states that Worthington's school system will compare most favorably with those in larger cities throughout the state.

W.B. Stoutemyer will begin the cutting and shipping of ice Monday of next week.

Mr. and Mrs. M.L. Loafman, who were married in this city but a few weeks ago, left Monday for Sheldon, where they will be the guests of friends and relatives for a short time, after which they will leave for their home near Reading.

Oakley Tripp left Monday afternoon for Hamline, where he will take up his studies at the university after spending the holidays with his parents at Round Lake.

A.S. Engh of Sioux City, who has been visiting since New Year's with his daughter, Mrs. J.A. Suddaby, departed Monday for his home.

Mrs. A.J. Woodford and two children returned Monday from Carroll, Iowa, where they have been visiting relatives during the holidays.

Adolph Amondson and A. Hardow returned Saturday from Holland [MN], where they had been to pack some store goods belonging to M.J. Barber, preparatory to shipping the same to Worthington. Mr. Barber will re-engage in the store business here.

Chas. Abbott left Monday for North Dakota to continue his travels throughout that state in the interest of a Minneapolis firm. He has been spending the holidays with his family in this city.

John Siler of Ash Creek, left Monday for his home after spending the holidays with his uncles, Wilson and Chas. Abbott in this city.

Mrs. W.H. Gilchrist and two children left Monday for Alton, Iowa, where they will visit for some time with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Gillen.

Miss Nina Canfield returned Monday to her home at St. Paul, after visiting during the holidays with her brother, E.L. Canfield and family of this city.

Mrs. C.E. Pfenning of Belle Plain arrived in the city Monday for a visit with her husband, who is employed as operator at this station. Mr. Pfenning is relieving Frank LePatche, who left for the city Monday morning, where he will visit for several weeks.

Misses Bell Scott of Rushmore and Agnes Taylor of Adrian passed through this city Monday on their way to Mankato, where they are attending normal. Miss Pearl Billington, who has been visiting her mother at Adrian during the holidays, accompanied them as far as Brewster, near which place she is teaching school.

Mrs. L.C. Hansen and three little boys who have been visiting at the home of her sister, Mrs. Jens Christensen, left January 1, for her home at Tilden, Nebr., where they have a farm. Mrs. Jens Christensen gave an oyster dinner in honor of her sister, to the International Sunshine Society of Lorain, Dec. 30th. A very pleasant time was had by the 43 who were present.

John Carncross has been quite ill at his home for the past week, but is at present somewhat improved.

J.E. McElligott left Tuesday for Aberdeen, S.D., at which place he is to meet representatives of two companies,, who wish him to work for them.

Joseph Hildyard visited with his parents in this city from Friday until Monday, when he returned to Mankato to resume his studies in Mankato Commercial college.

J.F. Gerdes, who has been in the Worthington hospital for nearly eight weeks, suffering from blood poisoning, returned Monday to his home in Ewington, accompanied by his wife, who has been visiting him since Friday.

Mrs. George Pfarrer, accompanied her sister, Mrs. H.S. Mormons to her home at Iona, where she will visit with relatives for two weeks. Mrs. Mormons has been the guest of her sister in Worthington for nearly two weeks.

Dwight Ludlow, who has been spending the holidays with his parents in this city, returned Monday to Minneapolis, where he will continue his studies at the state agricultural college. He has completed the course offered in the school and is now taking the course at the college.

Dr. O.C. Selby, who has been spending his holiday vacation with friends and relatives in this city, departed Monday in company with his father for Redfield, S.D., at which place Mr. Selby is practising as a veterinary doctor. His father expects to go west as far as the Black Hills, where he will spend some weeks visiting.

Edward Hauenstein, who has been spending the holidays with his parents, near Reading, returned Monday to Minneapolis, to continue his studies in the Minneapolis Business college. Mr. Hauenstein states that John Mosher, a graduate of the Worthington high school, is now interested in this college, having charge of the instruction department in mathematics.

Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Burgess of Tonica, Ill., at which place they were recently married, spent their honeymoon with the family of Mr. and Mrs. B.S. Uden during the holidays. Mrs. Burgess was formerly Miss Lottie Scofield, a neighbor and close friend of Mrs. Uden, while the latter was residing in Illinois. They will visit at Corwith and Webster, Iowa, before returning to LaSalle county, Ill., where they will make their home on a far, which was a present from the groom's father.

Friday, January 14, 1910

S. Kindlund is now canvassing for the book of the Life of Gov. J.A. Johnson.

George W. Dow came up from Bigelow Tuesday and will spend several weeks visiting his brother, C.W.W. Dow in this city.

Will Hawley who has been spending the holidays in Worthington left Tuesday with the Humiston ponies for LeMars, where he has a two nights engagement in the theatre. From there they go to Sioux City and from thence to Omaha, Neb.

Mrs. M.L. Holbrook was called to Marshallton, Iowa on Monday on account of serious illness of her father, Peter Olson, who is about 75 years of age. Upon arriving in that city Monday evening she telephoned her husband that her father had died at 11 o'clock that morning, before she arrived. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon.

F.W. Brammer, who last week purchased the New meat market from W.R. Rogers, expects his family here this week from Alta, Iowa. They will occupy the Oscar Blood residence in Clary addition, recently vacated by A.F. Collard. Mr. and Mrs. Rogers are planning to leave Worthington in a few weeks for the south, and will probably locate in California. It is owing to Mrs. Rogers poor health that Mr. Rogers disposed of his market.

Tuesday afternoon and evening the Grand Lodge of I.O.O.F. held their annual district convention at Windom. Those who attended from Worthington were: Harry Tripp, Oscar Kunzman, Svante Kall, Peter Heuerman, C.C. Erwin, Ed Ulrich, Wm. Cunningham, J.S. Kies, A. Anderson. Others who attended were Mr. McDowell of Luverne and Fred Hegardt of Round Lake.

High School Notes

An orchestra has been organized from the high school consisting of the following: Arnold Moeller, violin; Delpha Henton, piano; Ray Wolven, trombone; Kenneth Carr, clarionet; Louis E. Moeller, cornet.

Arba Bedford, Arthur Sather and Paul Ventioner of the '09 class, visited the high school Monday.

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Fred Gaiser returned home Monday from a ten days visit with relatives in Iowa and Illinois.

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rasmussen are now at home to their many friends in the Taylor house on 11th street. They returned about two weeks ago from Minneapolis, where they were married New Year's afternoon at the home of Mrs. Rasmussen's sister, Mrs. S. Beinon. Mrs. Rasmussen's maiden name was Miss Olga Quist, whose home is in Minneapolis. Their many friends wish them all the joys which married life can afford.

Local News

G.L. Beard of the Fairmont Creamery was in Worthington Friday and Saturday.

Misses Freda Lees, Gertrude Geyerman and Clara Moffit spend Sunday with their parents at Brewster.

Miss Anna Graves, one of the prospective graduates, 1910, spent Sunday with her mother at Bigelow.

Miss Arlouine Loveless, who has been visiting with her parents Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Loveless in this city, left Saturday for Minneapolis where she has employment.

Miss Clarice Fortney, of DeSoto, Wis., who has been visiting since Sunday with Mrs. C.B. Ward in this city, left Monday for Magnolia, where she is teacher in the schools.

Miss Emma D_____ of R____, Iowa, is visiting this week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. F. O'Connor. From here she will go to D____ for a visit with relatives at that place.

Miss Emma Ferguson, who has been spending her Christmas vacation in Worthington, departed Saturday for Tracy, Minn., where she is teaching in the public schools.

Miss Ethel Bloom returned Saturday to her school at Westbrook, Minn., after spending two weeks vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Bloom in Worthington.

Maud Ager left Saturday afternoon for Lakefield to resume her duties as teacher in the public schools at that place, after spending the holidays with her parents, in this city.

Mr. and Mrs. Hilary White, who were married about five months ago at the home of the bride's parents in Sioux city, are visiting relatives in this city and expect to remain here for about a month.

Mrs. M.E. Johnson and daughter Mrs. D. Rowley and two children, who reside north of Worthington were passengers for Ellsworth Monday, where they will visit for a short time with Mrs. Rowley's sister, Mrs. R. Black.

Miss Mildred Edstrom returned Saturday to Red Wing, where she has a position as clerk in a general store. She has been spending the holidays with her parents in this city.

Messrs. Dave Fauskee and Robert Smith went to Bigelow Saturday to do some plumbing.

O.S. Holmberg of Round Lake has been in the city for several days attending the evangelistic meetings at the armory.

Misses Marie Rose and Gertrude Ramona Hughes, who have been visiting their mother, Mrs. b.A. Hughes at the Worthington hotel for the past two weeks, returned Saturday to Winona, where they are attending school.

Dr. C.R.J. Kellam, who underwent an operation for removal of a carbuncle from his spine at the hospital here, was able to return to his home at Heron Lake Saturday. Mrs. Kellam who has been staying with him during his two weeks confinement in the hospital, accompanied him home.

Among those who attended the annual state meeting of the Live Stock Breeder's association, in St Paul several days this week were: G.W. Patterson, Wm. Malcolm, Henry Pfeil and Dr. Gould of this city, who left here Monday.

Miss Blanche Donahue, who has been visiting the past week with friends in this city, left Saturday for Mason City, where she will resume her position as teacher in the schools, after enjoying a two weeks vacation. Miss Donahue is contemplating taking a trip to Europe at the close of school in June.

L.R. Whitney, postmaster at Endicott, Neb., and C.R. Lind, a farmer near that place, were in Worthington this week looking after land interests, with the view of purchasing other holdings. Mr. Lind moved from Nobles county to Nebraska about seven years ago at which time he was then residing on a farm eight miles east of here.

Fred Smith, who a couple of years ago, retired from his position here with the Omaha railroad as switchman and who began farming, is advertising a sale of his goods for January 18th, after which he will quit farming. He states that in all probability he will return to railroading.

Local Intelligence

Messrs. Theodore West and Joseph Hagerman of Brewster visited over Sunday with friends in Worthington.

Col. B.S. Uden was in Sibley Monday on business.

Mrs. Zoa Oliphant of Blue Earth who has been visiting her sister, Miss Hall, has returned to her home.

Miss Mae Clark of Sioux Falls is visiting this week with relatives in Worthington.

W.S. Lewis returned Saturday from Letcher, S.D., where he has been visiting for several weeks with his daughter, Mrs. Roy Tibbetts.

Rev. George Babcock, pastor of the Methodist church at Rushmore was in Worthington several days this week attending the evangelistic meetings.

Pat O'Connor, who has been suffering for some years with a tumor, was stricken with a relapse Tuesday evening and is now quite sick at his home in this city.

Herbert H. Smith was in St. Paul yesterday, called to give evidence before the grand jury there.

Mrs. Jas. T. Hiller of Org was a shopper in Worthington Saturday between trains.

Mrs. H.A. Bassett of Rushmore was a business visitor to the county seat Saturday.

Mrs. W.S. Burroughs came up from Sibley, Iowa, Monday and will spend the week with her sister, Mrs. Wm. Cloud.

Nels Nelson with a former employee here, under the firm of Nelson & Bens have rented the hotel at Magnolia. It is the only one in the place.

F.G. Herman and father, J.G. Herman of Rushmore were in the city Saturday, while on their way to Marcus, Iowa for a visit with relatives.

E.J. Jones and daughter, Dorothy visited with relatives at Adrian Tuesday afternoon returning home in the evening.

H.D. Moeller went to Harris, Iowa, on Monday to visit for a few days with his son, Gus Moeller, who is employed in the bank at that place.

Mrs. Nellie Wolfe and her daughter, who was recently married in Minneapolis, their home, arrived in Worthington Monday for a visit with the L.H. Beckley family.

Arthur Hensley and wife and two children of Lismore, passed through this city Monday on their way to Spokane, Wash., which place they will make their future home.

Miss Amy Darling returned Saturday to LeSeuer Center, this state, where she is teaching school. She has been spending her two weeks vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.P. Darling in this city.

Clifford Loveless, traveling salesman for dealers in stained glass windows for churches, stopped off here Monday for a visit with his parents. He was on his way to the twin cities from Mississippi and Texas, in which states he has been working.

J.E. McElligott left Monday morning for Sioux Falls, where he goes to take charge of the electric plant of the Cataract hotel, which uses about the same size units as the Worthington plant. is family will remain in Worthington until after the close of school in June, when they will move to Sioux Falls.

Frank Lapachek, operator at the Omaha depot, who is enjoying a vacation, returned to Worthington Saturday from Sioux Falls, where he has been visiting for several days. The fore part of last week he was the guest of friends in the twin cities. Mr. Lapachek left this week for California, where he will spend the winter.

R.W. Johnson of Wessington Springs, S.D., is visiting his sister, Mrs. Henry Stephens in this city.

Mrs. S. Fagerness of Rushmore visited with friends here between trains Tuesday.

Elmer Kysar is quite sick at his home in this city, suffering from la grippe.

C.M. Pannell is assisting in the auditor's office during the illness of deputy auditor, Miss Clara Prideaux.

Miss Jennie Hansen and brother, Carl of Adrian, were visitors to this city Monday.

Fred Adams, who has been working in the neighborhood of Lismore for the past three months, went to Omaha Monday for a visit with friends.

Mrs. Walter Paine and two children returned home Monday from Magnolia where they have been visiting her sister, Mrs. A. Walker since Friday.

N. Burger, who resided on a farm north of town, this week moved into his residence in Clary addition.

Otto Larson returned Saturday from Emery, Wis., where he has been the guest of his uncle, Hans Johnson for past two weeks.

Marriage licenses were issued this week to the following: Anton Scheidt to Frances Kellem of Nobles county and Joe T. Mauch to Lizzie Lododay of Nobles county.

Rev. G.F. Morton of Winnebago city has together with our District Missionary Rev. M.J. Aschim commenced a series of meetings in the Westside schoolhouse between Magnolia and Adrian.

Mrs. G.R. Gholz gave a whist party Monday evening in honor of her sister, Miss Eva Everett of Spirit Lake, Iowa, who is visiting here. Light refreshments were served. Mrs. Robert Smith won the head prize and Mrs. Ned Jones, the consolation prize.

Mr. and Mrs. Ross Nelson returned home Saturday from Storden, where they had been to attend the funeral of Mrs. Nelson's uncle, Jas. A. Peterson who died at his home at Baker City, Dec. 29. His remains were brought to Storden for burial by a brother, Carl, who had not seen James since the latter was 18 years of age, 40 years ago.

J.M. Black, who some weeks ago had the misfortune to get a cinder in his eye, is now fast recovering his eye sight, which was for a time thought to be lost. He states that although he cannot see as well as he could before the accident, yet the doctors are of the belief that his eye sight will not be hampered greatly by the laceration of the eye ball.

W.W. Turnball of Sibley was transacting business in this city Monday.

Harry Hobson was in St. Paul and the northern part of the state last week.

Messrs. Ed Keener, Ed Fields and Frank Kleine of Little Rock were here Monday.

Misses Bridget and Kate McCall visited over Sunday with relatives at Sioux Falls.

Dr. A. Sullwold went to Sioux Falls, S.D., on Saturday for a few days visit with his mother-in-law.

Miss Paula King, who has been visiting friends and relatives at Fulda for the past two weeks, returned to Worthington Monday.

Dick Hamilton and his sister, Miss Bessie, who reside near Reading, went to Mason City, Iowa, Tuesday for a visit with relatives for a month.

Wm. Peters and son, Arthur, returned Saturday from Cherokee, Iowa, where they have been the guests of relatives for several days.

Miss Hulda Nelson came over from Adrian Saturday in order to open her school in Indian Lake on Monday, after enjoying a two weeks vacation spent with her parents at Adrian.

Ernest Dewey and Bernard Edstrom went to Sibley Monday afternoon, where they have made arrangements for the opening of a skating rink in that city.

Nels Leef returned Monday from Denver, Col., where he has been visiting his children, who reside in that vicinity. Mr. Leef has been gone about two weeks.

E.H. Russell who resides east of town, returned this week from Illinois, where he has been visiting for a week. He says that the corn crop there is not of as good a quality as the crop here.

Mr. George Doeden, who has been visiting for two weeks with relatives at Lakefield, returned home Monday. She was accompanied here by her brother, Louis Schaeffer, who will visit for a short time with his sister.

Miss Clara Prideaux, deputy auditor, has been very seriously ill since New Year's, suffering with heart trouble. Since that day her fever has been high, but she is at present somewhat improved. The doctors state that it will be some time before she will again be able to be about.

The twelfth family of Smiths took up their residence in Worthington this week, when Roy Smith and family moved here from Wilmont. Mr. Smith has accepted a position with the Smith Implement company, which comprises Smiths, numbers 8, 9, 10, and 11.

F.C. Stitser, of Dorris, Calif., formerly of Worthington in sending his year's subscription to the Advance-Herald says "On each Tuesday we look for the paper and it's like getting a letter from home, the changes in business and the new people coming and going. He sends kindest regards to Worthington friends.

H.A. Nelson of Rushmore was here Tuesday on business.

Ed Kaizer of Wilmont was a business visitor to Worthington Tuesday.

Mrs. Fred Johnson of Org was the guest of Mrs. Nels Grelson from Sunday until Tuesday.

Mrs. J.N. Gould went to Bigelow Tuesday to spend a few days with friends.

Mrs. P. Mectier and two children passed through this city Saturday on their way from Reading from which place they are moving to Rushmore.

Mrs. A. Crambit arrived this week from Balfour, N.D., and hereafter will make her home in Worthington in the Ed Johnson residence near the lake shore. Her husband is brakeman on the Omaha out of Worthington.

E.J. Wolven appeared on the streets Tuesday morning his face covered with smiles. When queried as to the cause of his happiness, he answered, "Because I am grandpa. A little girl arrived this morning at the home of my son, Jay Wolven."

The Omaha Railway Employes' Benefit association desires to notify the members of the association, that Dr. P.T. Geyerman and Dr. J.T. Smallwood, of Worthington, have been appointed surgeons for the said association, with a territory covering this division of the main line and its branches. Arrangements have been made with the Red Cross hospital to care for patients. M.C. Fitzgerald, Sec'y.

Friday, January 21, 1910

RUSHMORE GIRL WEDS
Miss Carrie Sorem Became Mrs. Eide, Wednesday

Miss Carrie I. Sorem, living near Rushmore was married Wednesday to Thomas T. Eide. The couple will be at home to their friends at Grindstone, S.D., after March 1. The young lady has many friends in this vicinity who will wish her happiness in her new home.

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L. Tripplett, who is conducting a store at Lake Wilson, spent Sunday with his family in this city.

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Wallgren, who have been visiting the past week with relatives at North Branch, this state, returned home Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Anton Spaulding of Rushmore visited in Worthington between trains Tuesday.

Mrs. F.L. Keith and two children of Reading visited with friends in this city Tuesday. Mrs. Keith was expecting her mother, Mrs. W.H. Pheteplace from Hartley, Iowa, who will visit her.

Dr. and Mrs. P.T. Geyerman left Tuesday afternoon for Chicago, where they will visit for about a week or ten days. Miss June Valkenberg accompanied them to that place.

The Tourist club were entertained Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. F.M. Manson. Interesting papers were read by Mesdames J.M. Messer, Stanley Moore, Lee Shell and E.J. Jones.

Miss Anna Titenberg, who has been spending the holidays with her parents at Wilmont, returned Tuesday to Mankato, where she is a student in the Mankato Commercial college.

Messrs. Davis and Fred Tripp of Round Lake were in Worthington Wednesday.

John Locke, who for some months has been operator at the Omaha depot here, left Wednesday with his wife for Merriam. He is station agent there for the Northwestern and the St. Louis railroads.

J.A. Carlstrom, contractor of the new high school spent Sunday with his family at Mankato. Monday the carpenters and finishers, began work on the building and it will not be long before the school will be ready for use.

Herman H. Leistico was called to Norwood, this state on Saturday to attend the funeral of his uncle, who died at that place Friday morning of rheumatism. The funeral was held Sunday.

Births

Jan. 14 -- Boy to Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Hunt.

Jan. 15 -- Boy to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Engelsen.

Local News

Miss Oleana Langseth of Rushmore was in this city between trains Tuesday of this week.

Workmen this week began the work at the court house of placing closets in the jury room.

Miss Nancy Clark went to Adrian Wednesday, where she will conduct the millinery business of Mrs. Hawley for several days.

J.O. Bondhus, auditor of the Western Implement company of Heron Lake was interviewing manager A.M. Renner Saturday.

Paul Jamison, who has been visiting several days at the home of Chas. Erickson in this city, returned Saturday to his home at Burt, Iowa.

Mrs. A. Sullwold went to Sioux Falls Tuesday to accompany her son, Marvin to this city, the latter having been visiting there with his grandmother for nearly two weeks.

Mr. and Mrs. P.D. VanHorsen of Rushmore were in the city Tuesday consulting a physician in regard to a cataract, which Mrs. VanHorsen has upon one of her eyes.

Ross Nelson, accompanied by Mrs. Nelson's uncle, Carl Peterson of Storden, left Tuesday for Baker City, Ore., where they will look up the estate of a brother of Mr. Peterson's who died there several weeks ago.

A.N. Hiller, who was called here about a week ago to the bedside of his mother, who was then seriously ill, returned Saturday to his home at Chicago, where he has a run on the Northwestern as fireman. Mrs. Hiller is somewhat improved.

Wm. Tillman of Wilmont was in the city between trains Tuesday, while on his way to Sioux Falls, S.D. Mr. Tillman gave possession of his implement business at Wilmont to A.J. Olund and O.H. Nystrom on January 1st, the deal having been closed last November.

W.H. Buchan made a business trip to Sheldon Monday of this week.

Dr. Vail of Rock Rapids and Albert Little of Sibley were visitors to this city on Tuesday.

Pat O'Connor, who has been suffering for some time with tumor of the kidney, is now in a very critical condition.

Rev. W. Schuman of Lake Park, Iowa, was calling on Rev. G.G. Schmid of the German Evangelical association in this city, Wednesday.

A meeting of the Medical association of Southwestern Minnesota was held at Windom Tuesday of last week. Dr. F.M. Manson and C.P. Dolan were in attendance.

Mrs. George Pfarrer returned Wednesday from Iowa, accompanied by her father, D. Grove, who she has been visiting for several days. He will spend a couple days with his daughter here.

Local Intelligence

E.M. Horton, formerly of this city, was calling on friends several days this week.

D.M. Holland who will hold a sale of his farm implements and stock at farm near Bigelow will take up a claim in North Dakota.

K.E. Wing, expert piano tuner will be here the first of next week. Orders taken at Palmer's music store. All work guaranteed.

FOR SALE -- 80 acres (se of se sec. 18), Indian Lake, 7 miles from Worthington, 4 miles from Round Lake. $50 per acre. John N. Nystrom, Worthington.

John Ronan left Monday for Hawarden, Iowa called there by the sudden death of his father, Thomas Ronan, aged 74, who died that morning at 6 o'clock from a stroke of paralysis. Wm. Ronan and Mr. and Mrs. M. Ronan left Tuesday for that place to be present at the funeral which was conducted Wednesday.

As I have sold my market, I would much appreciate it, if those knowing themselves to be indebted to me would call at my former place of business and settle their accounts.

Mrs. L.W. Abbott and two sons have been quite sick the past week suffering with what is known as the winter cholera, which appears to be somewhat contagious. About a week ago the daughter, Garnett was taken sick with the disease, and at her recovery the other members of the family were affected with the same disease.

The Division of Botany and Plant Pathology of the Minnesota Experiment Station is now ready to make purity and germination tests, free of charge, of all seeds sown on the farm. This Division has a Seed Laboratory well equipped with apparatus similar to that used in the Seed Laboratory of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, at Washington, D.C. Send all samples to Dr. E.M. Freeman, University Farm, St. Paul, Minn. Address all correspondence on this subject to him.

The Brotherhood of American Yeomen held their annual installation of officers Monday evening, Jan. 17 at the Eagle hall, the following officers being duly installed: Foreman, L.W. Abbott; Master of ceremonies, W.H. Barkelew; Correspondent, Mattie M. Hastings; Master of Accounts, E.C. Pannell; Chaplain, Mrs. Margaret Kunzman; Overseer, Mrs. A.F. Collins; Watchman, S.J. Kall, Sentinel, J.E. Forris, Guard, Adolph Amundson; Lady Rowena, Mrs. Ida Milton; Lady Rebecca, Mrs. Elizabeth Sullivan. After installation a banquet was served and a delightful evening enjoyed by all archers present. At the next regular meeting, Feb. 7, a large class will be initiated.

Miss Anna Gerdes returned Saturday to her home at Brewster after spending several days at the home of George Doeden.

Mrs. J.R. Shaffman who has been visiting the A.A. Goodrich family for the past week, returned Monday to her home at St. James.

Fred Hotaling and Alfred Kroeger who have been plastering the new high school, returned Saturday afternoon to their home at Mankato.

Miss Marie and Helen Schaeffer of Adrian, who have been visiting for several days with friends in Worthington, returned Monday to their home.

Mrs. M. Ronan went to Adrian Saturday to spend Sunday with her parents. Mr. Ronan visited over Sunday with his parents at Hawarden, Iowa.

Bevins Austin arrived Saturday from DesMoines, Ia., and will spend the remainder of the winter with his aunt, Mrs. C.J. Smallwood, and attend school.

Mrs. M.L. Holbrook returned Monday from Marshalltown, Iowa, where she has been during the past week, having been called there on account of the death of her father.

Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Pannell departed Monday morning for their home at Drinkwater, Canada. Mrs. Pannell has been visiting here for about ten weeks and Charles arrived here a month ago, they being the guests of the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.C. Pannell during that time.

Mrs. H.W. Steffens has just finished another oil painting which has been added to those which make the dining room of Steffens restaurant so attractive. The latest work of Mrs. Steffens is a scene of two tigers on a deserted landscape, and has excited much comment among the patrons of the place.

T.H. Barclay of Magnolia was in Worthington Monday. He called at the court house to receive a bounty of $7.50 for a wolf, which he caught. Of late he has made quite a practise of hunting and trapping and just last week received a check for $19.80 the amount due him for hides of foxes, which he caught on his farm.

Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Ullom and daughter, Julia, of Alta, Iowa, accompanied the latter's sister, Mrs. G.W. Brammer to this city Monday. Mr. Brammer recently purchased the New Market in this city and Mr. and Mrs. Brammer will reside here, having taken up their home in the Blood residence in Clary addition.

The Omaha Railway Employes' Benefit association desire to notify the members of the association, that Dr. P.T. Geyerman and Dr. J.T. Smallwood, of Worthington, have been appointed surgeons for the said association, with a territory covering this division of the main line and its branches. Arrangements have been made with the Red Cross hospital to care for patients.

Mrs. John Richards, who with her husband and daughter, Miss Alice, arrived about a week ago for a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Richards, returned Monday to her home at St. Joseph, Mo. Mr. Richards and daughter will visit for about two weeks longer before returning home. Mr. Richards is a barber and was at one time employed in the shop of J.M. Addington in this city.

W.A. Hawley fell last Thursday evening and cracked the wrist bone of his right arm and is obliged now to carry it in a sling. Mr. Hawley was at LeMars, Iowa at the time of the accident. He had just completed one performance with the Humiston ponies in the theatre there and was going out into the street to announce the next show, when he slipped and fell. He returned to Worthington the following day with the ponies and will not be able to go onto the road for some time.

Mrs. Herman Peterson returned Saturday from Menaha [Menahga?], this state, where she was called about two weeks ago to attend the funeral of her brother, Henry Johnson.

John Montgomery of Sibley transacted business in this city Tuesday.

Charlie Won returned Monday from St. Paul, where he has been the past several days.

Mrs. Phil Glasgow of Adrian was visiting in Worthington between trains Monday.

Miss Agnes Wesby student in the high school spent Sunday with her parents in Bigelow.

Paul Ventioner is now employed as brakeman on an extra on the Mitchell branch of the Northwestern.

I.F. Kelley and A.R. Albertus returned from the twin cities Friday after attending to business there.

Bernard Edstrom and Ernest Dewey who are conducting the skating rink at Sibley, spent Sunday in Worthington.

M.J. Barber is receiving a new stock of goods at his store next to the city hall. He expects to save his customers money.

Miss Anna VonSin, who has been visiting for several days at the home of Rev. Carleton, returned Monday to her home at Waseca.

A.D. Willamson [Williamson?] was called to Sibley Monday to assist in shoveling out two of the Rock Island's passenger engines, which were stalled between Sibley and Lake Park.

Mrs. C.D. Pfenning returned Monday to her home at Belle Plaine, after visiting for a week with her husband who is employed as operator for the Omaha.

W. Magnuson, traveling salesman for the W. Tackaberry Wholesale Grocery company of Sioux City, intends to make Worthington his headquarters hereafter.

M.J. Barber has opened a general store next to the city hall and is ready for business.

Oscar Ross returned home Saturday from Austin, Minn., where he has just completed a course in steam engineering. He will spend the winter with his parents east of town.

Nels Nelson was at Magnolia Tuesday night looking after the hotel in which he is interested. He has no thought to discontinuing his restaurant business in Worthington.

Rev. W.G. Babcock of Rushmore was in Worthington Monday, while on his way to Heron Lake, where he will assist Rev. Erwin of the Methodist church in conducting a revival.

Miss Huntington of Windom was in Worthington from Saturday until Monday endeavoring to organize a class in China painting. Miss Huntington is late of the Cincinnati Art Academy.

F.B. Duster and wife arrived Friday from Remsen, Iowa, for a few days visit at the home of the latter's father, Pat O'Connor, who is quite sick. Mr. Duster returned home Saturday.

Arthur Sather, who a few weeks ago was successful in his examinations for passenger brakeman, is now running on Nos. 3 and 4 on the main line, during the absence of the former brakeman, whose wife recently died.

W.K. Stiegelmeyer of Larchwood, Iowa, arrived in Worthington Tuesday to look after his farm southwest of town, which he recently purchased of John Johnson. He intends to move his family here about the middle of February.

Robt. Heath of Round Lake, who has been visiting since Saturday with his brother-in-law, Herman Peterson in this city, left Monday for Jackson, where he is to serve on the jury of the district court of that county.

George Strand and Carl Kall, forwards; Ray Moshler and Daniel Montgomery, guards; Daryll Phillips, center; Ernest Wickman, sub, who comprise the second basket ball team of the high school, went to Heron Lake Saturday where they met defeat by a score of 40 to 22.

At a meeting of the stockholders of the Worthington National bank the following officers were elected for the ensuing year: W.M. Evans, president; Wm. Ronan, vice-president; A.W. Fagerstrom, cashier. Directors: W.M. Evans, Wm. Ronan, S.S. Smith, A.J. Goff, A.W. Fagerstrom.

E.V. Voak made a business trip to Heron Lake Wednesday.

Mrs. P. Wyatt visited Wednesday with her brother at Sioux City.

John Ronon returned Saturday from Sioux City, where he had been on business.

Peter Beters and Walter Doolittle of Bigelow transacted business in this city Saturday.

Mrs. Anna Davis was the guest of relatives at Adrian from Wednesday until Thursday.

Mr. and Mrs. E. Poppitz came down from Heron Lake Saturday to visit over Sunday with his mother.

J.H. Bryden and Matt Jensen of Rushmore were business visitors to the county metropolis on Monday.

Fred Glovka of Adrian is visiting this week at the home of his sister, Mrs. John Duell, near Worthington.

Dr. B.O. Mork made a professional business trip to Rushmore Monday afternoon, returning home in the evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Rue left Monday afternoon for San Antonio, Texas, where they will spend the next two months.

V.E. Craun, who has been visiting for a week at the Wm. Flynn home in this city, left Wednesday for his home, Clear Lake, S.D.

Palmer Thompson came down from Windom Monday for a visit with his sister, Miss Bertha Thompson, who is employed at the Western hotel.

Mrs. Daisy Coffman, who for five weeks has been visiting her aunt, Mrs. Nettie Lane, in this city, returned Monday to her home at Homer, Neb.

L.H. Gray was in Sioux City Wednesday.

Clinton Mann is at the hospital in Minneapolis, suffering from an attack of diptheria.

Mrs. R.L. Morland and son, Edward went to Minneapolis Wednesday for a few days visit with relatives.

Hust Larson of Round Lake was in the city Wednesday between trains while on his way to Sheldon on business.

Mrs. Anton Gramers of Jackson was relieved from suffering Wednesday afternoon, after an illness of three years. She was 32 years of age. The funeral was conducted in the church in Ewington.

F.L. Humiston returned Tuesday morning from Brownsville and San Benito, Texas, where has been to look after his land interests. He now has 105 acres of land in the Rio Grand valley, which is fast being cleared and farmed.

George Carkner, the miller at Sibley was in Worthington Tuesday attending the evangelistic meetings at the Armory. Mr. Carkner is an old acquaintance of Mr. Moody, having met him at a Chautauqua at Peterson, Iowa several years ago.

R.L. Morland, president of the state board of pharmacy went to Minneapolis Monday morning to conduct examinations in pharmacy this week. Wm. Ecxstrom [Eckstrom?], who is employed in the store went to that city Tuesday to take the examination offered. O.R. Burke of New Ulm is relieving the latter.

Mrs. Richard Manual returned Wednesday to her home at Brewster after visiting for several days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. N.P. Salstrom. Her father accompanied her to that city. Mr. Salstrom expects to leave this week for St. Paul, where he will undergo an operation, necessitated by injuries received in a fall some time ago.

F.L. Lane of Bigelow was in the county seat on business Tuesday.

Dr. B.O. Mork was called to Jackson Tuesday as a witness in the Jenkins case on trial there.

Mrs. G.A. Lincoln visited from Wednesday with her sister, Mrs. J.A. Bradford at St. James.

A marriage license was this week issued to Herman Heling and Kunnie Hartman, both of Wilmont.

Wednesday evening the members of the Bath House association met at the Firemen's hall and elected the following committee for the ensuing year: W.B. Stoutemeyer, Lee M. Shell, Dr. Ray Humiston, Dr. E.C. Dieckhoff and W.M. Evans. A balance of $122.72 is in the treasury and all outstanding debts paid. There are at present about seventy members in good standing in the association.

Friday, January 28, 1910

FORMER RESIDENT DIES
Andrew Buchan, Father of Two Prominent Worthington Citizens

Andrew Buchan died at Custer, Wash., Jan. 23, aged 74 years, 3 months and 29 days. The deceased was born at Rochester, New York, Sept. 23, 1835. He removed to Racine Co., Wis. with his father's family in childhood.

May 6 1857 he was married to Delia A. Bland at Yorkville, Wis. To them were born three sons, Edward F. and Wm. H. of Worthington and Alfred J., the latter of which was the first to depart this life at Ogden, Utah, Aug. 12, 1891 at 23 years of age, while being brought here by his father and mother in failing health. The next was the beloved wife, who died at their home at Custer, Wash., Oct. 12, 1908, after some years of declining health, now to [be] followed, fifteen months later by the one who so faithfully cared for her.

Mr. Buchan was of Scotch parentage and inherited a good constitution, but in the hardships and exposure of the Indian war and in the south from 1861-3, his health was broken never to be regained fully. His strength had been failing for several weeks, but was only confined to his be a day or two.

From childhood he was identified with the church and Christian work, being an elder in the Presbyterian church here for many years prior to removal to California 1888.

W.H. Buchan went to Custer in July 1908 to assist in the care of his mother during her last illness since which time he and his family, have lived there until last Oct., when he came east on business. His wife and son will bring the body here for interment in the family lot where the others are buried, probably arriving Friday.

It is expected that the funeral will take place from the Presbyterian church at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon if the body arrives tonight.

DIES OF DIPTHERIA
John Bass, jr., Dies Suddenly Sunday Evening After Short Illness

John Edward Bass, aged 3 years, 11 months and 22 days, died 11 o'clock Sunday evening at his home in Clary addition after but four days of illness. The cause of his death is thought to [be] diptheria. He was taken sick on Thursday at which time he was thought to have nothing more than a severe cold, but later proved to be [the rest of this article did not get copied].

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Mrs. Ankor of Heron Lake was the guest of Mrs. E.L. Gillette Sunday.

The Omaha railway company recently issued annual passes to section foreman and other employees, who have been employed by the company for ten years or more.

Fred Wagner returned Saturday to his home at Minneapolis after spending two weeks at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Chas. Rowley near Reading. Mr. Wagner moved from Nobles county about twelve years ago.

A.R. Schmidt of Dundee stopped off here Saturday between trains, while on his way home from Norwood, this state, where he had been with Herman Leistico, to attend the funeral of the latter's uncle, Wm. Cloud. He was accompanied to Dundee by Mrs. Carl Leistico, his mother-in-law, who will visit there for a few days.

Local Intelligence

Coal at the Hubbard & Palmer elevator.

Miss Ethel Reynolds of Bigelow was shopping in this city Saturday.

Andrew Bassett of Rushmore visited from Friday until Tuesday at the home of his sister, Mrs. Ralph Smith.

J. Bryden of Rushmore was a business visitor to Worthington Tuesday of this week.

Mrs. M.C. Carr visited with relatives at Sioux City several days the fore part of the week.

Mrs. Frank Hintgen came down from St. James Tuesday to spend a few days with her sister, Mrs. A.C. Dickens.

N.P. Pitsenbarger of Colman, S.D., left Tuesday for his home after several days visit with his niece, Mrs. W.C. Cromwell, who resides north of town.

Rev. A. Heathcote, formerly of Brewster, but now having a charge near Albert Lea, visited from Monday until Tuesday at the home of Dr. Wm. Jennings.

James Mackay, who is expert salesman for the Shultz Piano company was home from Saturday until Tuesday, when he left for Arlington, S.D.

D. Groth returned Saturday to his home in Iona, after spending a couple days with his daughter, Mrs. George Pfarrer in this city.

Mrs. J.W. Cowing returned Saturday to her home at Jackson after a ten days' visit with her daughter, Mrs. A.R. Albertus.

Mrs. J.F. Laumann, who has been visiting with her sister, Mrs. A. Cramblit for a week, left Saturday for her home in Jackson.

Miss Mary DeBoss came up from Sibley Saturday for a short visit with her aunt, Mrs. George Moody, wife of the singer at the evangelistic meetings.

Miss Clara Prideaux, who has been confined to her bed for three weeks with heart trouble, is recovering, which news will be gladly received by her many friends.

J.E. Pepple, who has been visiting several weeks with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S.F. Pepple, in this city, left Tuesday for Sioux City. He expects to be gone several days.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Taylor of Slayton stopped here between trains Tuesday with their niece, Mrs. H.E. Hopkins, while on their way to Rochester, Mrs. Hopkins will have an operation performed for a cancer.

Workmen began Friday the remodeling of the C.H. Shaeffer lunch room in the Omaha passenger depot. The old counter will be replaced by a new one, as will most of the old fixtures. The arrangements will be changed somewhat the counter will run north and south in the building and bend to the east on the south side. The kitchen will be placed in the east end of the building, instead of the north end as heretofore. The lunch room opened again for business on Monday of this week.

Henry Klessig of Bigelow was in Worthington on business Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Wolven left Sunday afternoon for Texas, where they will spend the remainder of the winter.

L. Lohnbakken manager of the Sibley creamery was transacting business in this city Monday.

Miss Margaret Dieckhoff visited several days at Bigelow returning home Saturday.

Miss Kate Lotta of Hoken, S.D., is visiting this week at the E. Miller home.

Guy Borst went to St. James Monday to conclude his examinations for fireman. Sunday he spent with his parents in Sioux City.

H.W. Steffens wishes to heartily thank the firemen who bravely saved his restaurant from burning at the night of the Nelson fire.

A.N. Carpenter, one of the traveling men making Worthington his headquarters has been given a better territory.

John Pepple, train despatcher at St. James, returned Saturday to that place to resume his duties, after visiting several days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S.F. Pepple.

Misses Daisy Cooley and Irma Langley of Heron Lake were in attendance at the evangelistic meetings Friday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. I.S. Noggle of Sioux Falls were guests of Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Helmick from Friday until Tuesday, and while here they attended the evangelistic meetings, which they approved of greatly.

All boys interested in the organization of a boys' bible class are requested to meet at G.B. Hildyard's residence, just north of the school house on Monday evening at 7:30.

James R. and John R. Jones and Charles F. Sheffens of Adrian attended a meeting of the Masonic lodge here Monday evening.

E.J. Jones left Monday night for Minneapolis, from which place he will go farther north in this state, on business. He expects to return today or tomorrow.

Mrs. Nellie Wolfe and daughter, Mildred, departed Monday for their home at St. Paul after spending several days at the home of her mother, Mrs. J.F. Austin, and other relatives.

Dr. J.N. Gould went to Dundee Monday on professional business. He started for that place last Thursday, but as the trains were not running on the branch he was obliged to return home again.

J.S. Cocks of Windom was in Worthington this week on business. Mr. Cocks recently ceased his furniture business at that place, and is at present storing his household goods at Frank Eastman's in this city.

Mrs. James Jack returned Tuesday from the hospital at Rochester, where she has been for the past four weeks. While there she underwent an operation for a cancer, and has now apparently fully recovered.

Elmer Carlson of Paullina, Iowa, visited from Saturday until Monday with his aunts, Miss Oliva Bjorkland and Misses Edith and Estella Carlson, and cousins, Maple and Ethel Carlson. He was on his way home from the west, where he has been for sometime.

Wilson Abbott, leader of the band, has been engaged by the city of Pipestone as instructor of a band at that place, consisting of 36 boys, ranging in age from eleven to fifteen years. Mr. Abbott goes to Pipestone on Tuesday of each week. He has also charge of the bands at Rushmore, to which place he goes on Saturday and at Lake Park, which he visits on Friday of each week.

The "Whatsoever Club" is the name of the organization of girls who were formed by Mrs. Moody for the purpose of studying the Bible. At roll call at four o'clock each Tuesday afternoon, the members answer with a scriptural verse containing the word Whatsoever. The officers elected are: Miss Mabel Kunzman, president; Rose Becker, vice president; Delphia Henton, secretary; Mildred Lewis, treasurer. The club meets at the home of Mrs. Ray Humiston, and Mrs. Alvord is their leader.

Mrs. C.M. Larson of Adrian was the guest of Mrs. John Kunzman from Monday until Tuesday.

J.E. Salstrom, cashier of the State Bank of Bigelow, was a business visitor to this city Monday.

Ernest Dewey and Bernard Edstrom, proprietors of the skating rink at Sibley, spent Sunday in Worthington.

Miss Bessie Hamilton returned Monday from a two weeks visit with friends and relatives.

Mrs. A.O. Wensberg returned Saturday to her home at Luverne after a week's visit with her parents.

Mrs. N.J. Lorge came over from Adrian Monday to attend the funeral of Patrick O'Connor, Tuesday morning.

E.A. Tripp and F.L. Hegardt of Round Lake, Ben Young and Guy Fellows of Elk township attended the Odd Fellow lodge on Tuesday night.

J.H. Ober left Monday for Primghar, Iowa, after spending a two weeks visit with his sons, E.E. and J.H. Ober, jr., in this city.

Messrs. Archie White and Jake Brink returned Tuesday from Ocheyedan, Iowa, where they spent a couple of days.

Mrs. Fred Tripp and Miss Clara Ackerman of Round Lake passed through this city Saturday on their way to Rushmore to spend Sunday.

Miss Ella Hamann who has been visiting for the past week with the John Muach [Mauch?] family, left Saturday for her home at LeMars, Iowa.

Mrs. G.W. Hunt of Rushmore, who has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. J.S. Hunt for a week, returned Saturday to her home.

E.F. Buchan has taken some striking pictures of Evangelist Lowry and Mr. and Mrs. Moody has them for sale. We have seen them and they are certainly fine.

Andrew Sekinger of Lorain township is asking for naturalization papers, the hearing of which will be at the October term of court. Mr. Sekinger came to New York from Germany in 1892.

Ernest Thompson of New London, who has been spending two weeks at the home of his brother, Peter in this city, went to Rushmore Monday, where he will visit other relatives before returning home.

Chas. Chermack was injured severely, while assisting in the ice industry at the lake. He was on the chute, endeavoring to shove a cake of ice along, when another cake came gliding along the chute and caught his knee between the two chunks. As a result he was laid up for a few days but is again able to be about.

Mr. and Mrs. J. Nowka left Tuesday afternoon for St. Paul, where they will make their future home. Mrs. Nowka is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.D. Brown, who reside south of Worthington, with whom the young couple have been visiting since their marriage on January 5th. Mr. Nowka is a butcher in St. Paul.

C.W.W. Dow this week received word stating that his son, Carlos, had recently been elected to the office of city attorney at Pullman, Wash., at which place he is practising law. Pullman is a city of between five and six thousand inhabitants. Fremont Dow is on a claim in Cambridge, Idaho, on which he has about proved up.

Mrs. Fred Parker, who for two weeks has been visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Thompson, went to Rushmore Saturday, where she spend a week with relatives. She expects to leave in a week with Mrs. W.M. Evans for SanDiego, Cal., where they will spend several weeks.

Next Sunday, January 30th, afternoon and evening, a Sunday School convention of District No. 1 will be held at the Methodist church at Bigelow. The afternoon session will begin at 2 o'clock, at which time addresses on practical Sunday school questions will be delivered and discussed. Among speakers for the afternoon are: Rev. G.D. Stowe, Rev. W.G. Babcock, Dr. E.E. Stover, N.K. Carper, B.L. Sorem and W.M. Hubbard. In the evening session, which opens at 7:30 the two speakers are Dr. Henry Weidow and Rev. G.G. Schmid.

A.P. Rose and P.D. Moore are contemplating writing a combined history of Rock and Pipestone counties.

C.E. Briggs of Wilmont, and L. Kreun and Mr. Sol of Leota were transacting business in this city Tuesday.

Miss Ellen Langseth went to Rushmore Tuesday for a few days visit with relatives.

Mrs. B.M. Cutler and daughter, Mrs. A.T. Latta, went to Rochester Tuesday, where they will spend a few days with friends and relatives.

John Hendricks, Tom Carey, Mr. and Mrs. John Carey of Wilmont, were among those who attended the funeral of Patrick O'Connor on Tuesday.

Mrs. Chas. Rogers of Minneapolis visited several days this week at the home of Mrs. T.H. Bloxham. The latter is enjoying a visit from her father, M.M. Carleton, of Minneapolis.

During the last year only three cases of insanity were before the probate court of Nobles county, a record not equaled since 1885.

Mr. and Mrs. M.E. Carrigan and daughter visited here between trains Tuesday at the home of her sister, Mrs. A.M. Renner, while on their way to St. Louis, Mo., where they will visit Mr. Carrigan's parents for a short time.

The trial of Mark and Adrian Jenkins for assault and battery upon a Mr. Dean of Round Lake, resulted in their conviction. Mark, who is about sixteen years of age was given a reformatory sentence and Adrian was let off with a fine.

Leave your laundry at the Anthony barber shop. Basket goes every Tuesday.

J.S. Kies was confined to his home several days this week on account of sickness.

Nels Nelson returned Saturday from Magnolia,  where he had been for a couple of days.

W.R. Rogers went to Mapleton, Iowa on Monday for a few days visit with his parents.

Mrs. C.P. Taylor went to Magnolia Monday for a visit with her sister, Mrs. T.W. Dean.

Mrs. S.T. Wood, and Mrs. S.B. Bedford and daughter, Miss Alida, were shopping in Worthington Monday.

Mrs. F.M. Jones enjoyed a visit from her sister, Mrs. F. Storey of Sioux Falls from Thursday until Monday.

Miss Carrie Kinley, who has been visiting with friends in this city for the past three weeks, departed Monday for her home at Tama, Iowa.

Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Daugherty returned Monday to their home at Rushmore after spending a couple of days at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Ager.

John Kiehl, E.K. Smith, Harry Tripp and Oscar Kunzman attended a meeting of the I.O.O.F. lodge at Luverne Monday night. The Grand Master was present and some special work of the organization was accomplished at this meeting.

Miss Dora Burchard celebrated her twelfth birthday Monday by a party. Those present were: Pearl Cramer, Virginia Rose, Gertie Rose, Ellamae Ronan, Blanche Ronan, Etta Kasten, Eda Kasten, Catharine Klaras, Irene Sterling, Mae Palm, Hazel White, Gertrude Mitchell, Hilma Johnson, Nellie Johnson, Josephine Johnson, Elsie Schulze, Esther Zbornik, Sorance Schulze.

Masters Chas. Dean and Chas. Danielson visited with friends at Sibley Saturday.

Mrs. Eva Swartwood went to Currie Saturday, where she visited several days with relatives.

P.A. Carlson went to Bigelow Saturday, where he visited until Monday morning with friends.

Arthur, Bert and Will Peters, E.M. and John Johnson and G.E. Lundgren spent Saturday in Sibley.

Reuben Oakes, principal of the Rushmore schools at Rushmore, spent Saturday with friends at Bigelow.

F.W. Renner and wife of Humphrey visited from Saturday until Monday with his brother, A.M. Renner.

G.A. Hagan of VanHorne, Iowa, arrived in the city Saturday for a visit with his sister, Mrs. Herbert Moyer.

Misses Amy Pratt and Ethel Kinsey, teachers in the schools at Heron Lake, spent Sunday at the C.W.W. Dow home.

August Anderson, who has been employed on the new high school for some time, returned Saturday to his home at Mankato.

Mrs. H.W. Steffens is spending the week with friends and relatives at Minneapolis and other points in the northern part of the state.

J.N. Moberly and wife of Sheldon, Iowa, visited several days the past week at the home of his uncle, G.W. Schmidt near Reading, returning home Saturday.

Mrs. A.R. Ames and daughter, Mrs. Theo. Shrader and husband arrived Saturday and will spend a few days at the home of Mrs. Ames' sister-in-law, Mrs. J.A. Smith.

Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Rathlisberger and the latter's sister, Miss Johnson came down from Iona for a visit over Sunday at the home of Mr. Rathlisberger's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sana Rathilsberger.

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Source:
Microfilm, Worthington Advance; Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, MN; obtained November, 2007.


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