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.
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
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.
Boy, at seven o'clock New Year's morning to Mr. and Mrs. Morrill
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.
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.
Frank Turner made a business trip to Heron Lake Monday.
Miss Grace Rankin went to Rushmore Monday, where she has
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
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
Misses Emma and Grace Riss, who have been visiting their uncle,
John Riss, who resides west of Worthington, returned Monday to their home at
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
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
Mrs. Way of Brewster was calling on friends in Worthington
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.
Mrs. J.S. Frink was the guest of relatives at Luverne over
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
G.L. Beard of the Fairmont Creamery was in Worthington Friday
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
Harry Hobson was in St. Paul and the northern part of the state
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
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
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
H.A. Nelson of Rushmore was here Tuesday on business.
Ed Kaizer of Wilmont was a business visitor to Worthington
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
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,
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.
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
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.
Jan. 14 -- Boy to Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Hunt.
Jan. 15 -- Boy to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Engelsen.
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
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
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.
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 ½ of se ¼ sec. 18), Indian Lake, 7
miles from Worthington, 4½ miles from Round Lake. $50 per acre. John N. Nystrom,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
W. Magnuson, traveling salesman for the W. Tackaberry Wholesale
Grocery company of Sioux City, intends to make Worthington his headquarters
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
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
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
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Mrs. Ankor of Heron Lake was the guest of Mrs. E.L. Gillette
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.
Coal at the Hubbard & Palmer elevator.
Miss Ethel Reynolds of Bigelow was shopping in this city
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Microfilm, Worthington Advance; Minnesota Historical
Society, St. Paul, MN; obtained November, 2007.