Friday, March 4, 1910
Hospers (Ia.) Tribune: James Runger and family went up to
Worthington Sunday to visit relatives for a few days.
Mankato Review: Mrs. A.T. Latta and mother, Mrs. E.B. Cutler,
have returned to their home in Worthington after a two weeks' stay in the city.
Beaver Creek Banner: W.M. Christianson of Worthington, came down
Monday and leased the old Peter Jordan house near the Omaha depot, and will make
Luverne his home. Mr. Christianson is a farmer and last year was drowned out in
Nobles county. He will try Rock county soil.
Fulda Republican: The golden wedding of Mr. and Mrs. S.H.
McMasters, of Kinbrae, will take place next Monday. The knot will be re-tied by
Rev. Wm. Woodly, of Fulda, and from invitations sent forth it is expected that a
large company will be present and celebrate the occasion by partaking of the
O.H. Tollefson, of Hardwick, manager of E.A. Brown's elevator at
that place, was frightfully burned Friday by an explosion of gasoline, and that
his life was saved was due only to the prompt and energetic work of a number of
men who saw his predicament.
A.L. Swenson, who has resided on his farm near Org for the past
eight years, shipped his goods Tuesday to Sebeka, this state, where he has
purchased a farm. He sold his farm near Org to Mrs. Chas. Gustafson, whose son,
Victor, will manage it.
H. Young and wife, of Luverne, visited between trains with his
uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Buchan. The young couple were on their way to
Yakima, Wash., where they will reside in the future.
A large number of the members of the First Baptist Church went
to Org on the 1:40 train last Thursday to celebrate the 28th wedding anniversary
of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. King of that place. The afternoon and evening was spent in
a social, jolly way in which everyone present participated heartily. At 5:30 a
bountiful wedding dinner was served.
The guests presented Mr. and Mrs. King with a beautiful silver
berry spoon and silver cake fork as tokens of friendship and esteem in which the
recipients are held by all who know them.
They also presented Mrs. Geyerman, who goes to Hot Springs, S.
Dak., to make her future home, a beautiful linen piece as a token of love and
The party returned on the late evening train, having spent one
of the "jolliest" days in many a year.
Dr. J.N. Gould went to Okabena Monday on professional business.
Miss Emma Moss is spending the week at the home of Mrs. G.G.
E.J. Jones made a business trip to Adrian, Monday, returning the
Mrs. W.M. Evans returned Monday from Los Angeles, Cal., where
she has been visiting for a month.
Mrs. Charles Larson went to Sioux Falls, Monday, where she will
visit for several days with friends.
Miss Sophia Kraft, who is employed at the T.A. Palmer home,
spent Sunday with her parents at Brewster.
T.P. Wick, of Jackson, visited from Friday until Monday at the
home of his daughter, Mrs. Wm. Shrader.
John Olson and Tom Gunderson, of Adrian, were transacting legal
business at the county seat Monday.
Miss Charlotte Boddy visited from Monday until Wednesday with
her brother, Charles Boddy, at Rushmore.
Rev. G.G. Schmid went to Racine, this state, Monday morning. He
will assist in a revival now in progress at that place.
Miss Emma Grams, graduate nurse of the Mankato hospital, arrived
in this city Monday, to accept a position as nurse in the Manson hospital.
Mr. and Mrs. I.S. Noggle, of Sioux Falls, S.D., spent Sunday at
the E.J. Helmick home in this city. They returned home Monday afternoon.
G. Schmid, who has been visiting for a week at the home of his
son, Rev. G.G. Schmid, in this city, left Monday for his home at St. Paul.
Mrs. Ira Alvord left Monday for Lake Benton, where she spent
several days visiting her father, Rev. D.D. Day, pastor of the Baptist church at
John Jensen, who has resided for a number of years on the
Bigelow farm, south of town, shipped his household goods and farm implements to
Struble, Iowa, to engage in farming.
Eugene Beckley came down from Blue Earth City, Saturday, and
visited until Monday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L.H. Beckley. Mr. Beckley is
employed as miller in the large mill in that city.
Robt. Jappman and J.W. Cyicky arrived in Worthington Monday from
Jefferson, Iowa. The former has purchased a farm south of this place and the
latter will assist him in managing the same.
Lewis Johnson sold to Ludlow & Christensen hogs which averaged
over 300 pounds and brought $8.50. This price has never been duplicated since
the town was built and it is claimed that hogs have never been as high since
Dr. Gould reports that his father's condition is somewhat
improved, but he is still very weak. Dr. Gould was called to Fairmont about two
weeks ago, at which time his father was not expected to live. He is thought to
have heart trouble.
John Johnson last week disposed of his farm, four miles
southwest of Worthington to W.H. Stiegelmeyer of Larchwood, Iowa. Mr. Johnson
has purchased the Peterson residence across the Omaha tracks and moved into it
last Saturday. Mr. Stiegelmeyer arrived Saturday to take charge of the farm, and
his family came Monday morning.
Martin J. Scott arrived Monday from Culbertson, Mont., to look
after land interests in this vicinity. He reports climatic conditions in that
state as superior to that of Minnesota on account of the dryer atmosphere. He
states that when the thermometer registers 30 degrees below zero there, the cold
is not so noticeable as it is here, when the reading of the thermometer is but
20 degrees below. He exhibited samples of grain raised on his land there, which
were of excellent quality. He thinks that the west is the best place for an
opportunity for a young man to get a start in life, by taking a claim or
W.R. McLeod, of Rushmore, was in Worthington Monday, having some
dental work done.
Miss Kittie Chaney, who is attending high school in Worthington
visited over Sunday with her parents at Dundee.
C.F. Long, of Adrian, was transacting business in the county
Mrs. Mary Wey and Miss Emma Nelson, of Magnolia, where shopping
in Worthington Tuesday.
Reuben Stowe went to Bigelow, Monday, to assist Albert Selburg
on his farm there for a couple of weeks.
Miss Marjorie Ostrom, of Bigelow, visited from Saturday until
Monday with her grandmother, Mrs. Katie Kain.
Miss Verne Porter, of Hills View, S.D., visited for several days
this week at the home of her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Green.
Miss Sophia Ellingson departed Monday for Hot Springs, S.D., to
accept a position in the dining room of a restaurant at that place.
W.E. Kain arrived Monday from Chicago, having been called to
Worthington on account of the serious illness of his mother, Mrs. Katie Kain.
Mesdames M.C. Carr and James Suddaby went to Sioux City, Iowa,
Monday to see Lillian Russell in her popular success, "Wildfire," at the
auditorium in that city.
Oliver Thompson returned Tuesday afternoon from Heron Lake,
where his wife was operated upon that morning at the hospital. Her condition is
Robert McFarland, of St. Paul, scale inspector for the Omaha,
was here Monday inspecting the company's track scale. He reports the scales in
good condition and that they tested very nearly correct.
Roy Devaney, who has been employed at R.L. Morland's drug store
for the past three months, was called to his home at Pipestone Monday on account
of the serious illness of his mother.
I.F. Kelly departed Tuesday for Galveston, Texas, where he will
spend a week or so, in looking over the country and in fishing. He expects to
travel all through that state before returning home.
W.G. Myers informs the Advance-Herald that he intends to open
his drug store in the north half of the Peterson-Switser block on or about April
1. He states that the name of his store will be the Red Cross Drug Store.
J.N. Duba, who has been employed as tinner in the hardware store
at Lake Park, Iowa, for several months, resigned his position there this week
and moved to Brewster. Some time ago he quit a similar job at Brewster to accept
the position at the former place.
Mrs. E. Songers, who has resided above the Advance-Herald
office, for some months, moved her household goods Monday to J.E. Gaiser's farm
north of town. Mr. Gaiser has engaged her to keep house for him. Mrs. Songers
has been in very poor health for the past year and thought that the change would
G.J. Savidge, well contractor of Sioux City, was in Worthington
Monday. He appeared before the city water commission that afternoon and
explained a number of the intricacies of the city wells to that body. The
original profile of the wells had been lost, and Mr. Savidge, who drilled the
wells, presented them with a new plan of the wells. Mr. Savidge is also well
inspector for the Omaha road and from here he went to Hartford, S.D., to inspect
a well for that company.
Mrs. D.T. King of Bigelow was shopping in this city on Tuesday.
Mrs. P.D. Pederson visited Tuesday with a sick friend at Heron
Mrs. Al Dougherty, of Rushmore, was in this city Tuesday between
Mrs. James Storey arrived Tuesday from Storden to spend a week
with Mrs. F.M. Jones.
Mrs. Thos. Eide and brother, O.M. Sorem, of Bigelow, were
business visitors to this city Tuesday.
Mrs. George Tunstall, of Luverne, was the guest of her nephew,
F.M. Jones, from Saturday until Tuesday.
Mrs. A.C. Dickens returned Monday from St. Paul, where she has
been visiting friends since last Thursday.
Harry Webber arrived in this city Tuesday from Fulton, Ill., and
will work in this city as a farm hand.
Mrs. S.C. Pixley arrived Monday evening from Lake Crystal for a
visit with her daughter, Mrs. C.A. Peterson.
Mrs. Ling moved Tuesday from Harris, Iowa, to this city and will
occupy the Carl Arneson residence in Clary's addition.
W.R. Rogers left Tuesday afternoon for Brownsville, Texas, where
he will look over the country with the view of locating there in the near
Mr. and Mrs. John Watson, who have been visiting for two weeks
with their daughter, Mrs. R.L. Morland, returned Tuesday to their home at St.
Mr. and Mrs. Christensen and family, moved this week from their
farm northwest of town, to Luverne, in which city they will reside in the
Mr. and Mrs. C.M. Cowles, who formerly resided near Rushmore,
moved to Worthington Tuesday and will take up their residence in the Wilkinson
home in Clary's addition.
J.F. Flynn left Tuesday for Vail, Oregon, to look after land
interests, and expects to be absent about a month. Mr. Flynn states that this
will be his eleventh trip to the coast in the past year and a half.
Miss Gertrude Berg went to Sioux Falls., S.D., Tuesday, for a
few days' visit with friends. She came down from St. Paul last week Thursday and
expects to return to that city the latter part of this week, where she will
visit for some time with relatives.
Mrs. V. Colman arrived Monday from St. Paul for a visit with her
son, D.B. Colman, before the latter leaves for Oregon, which he is contemplating
doing in a few weeks. Mr. Colman and his brother have land interests there and
are going there to improve the land.
Mr. and Mrs. Morrell Ramage, accompanied by the latter's sister,
Miss Florence Webb, departed Tuesday morning for Eugene, Oregon. Mr. and Mrs.
Ramage expect to make their home at that place and the latter will spend several
months in the west. Mr. Ramage's parents moved last fall to Eugene, where they
are yet located.
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Dale came from Bigelow Tuesday, and spent the
day in this city. Some of their friends suspected that they were on their
honeymoon trip. Upon investigation, however, it was learned that they were
married a week ago Wednesday at Rushmore and are now making their home on his
farm near Bigelow. Mrs. Dale was formerly Miss Thompson, of Rushmore.
W.V. McCall and W.W. Milbrath, of Lakefield, completed this week
the work of remodeling the old Bear blacksmith shop, which is to be used for a
produce house for the Fairmont Creamery company. An office department has been
placed in one corner of the building and the remainder will be used for a
produce house for the company, the two above named gentlemen having charge of
it. An adv. of the concern appears elsewhere in this issue.
J.S. Kies left Tuesday for Rochester, where he will undergo an
examination by the medical authorities of the hospital. He has been suffering
for the past five years from an inexplicable cause. At times he is attacked with
abdominal pains lasting for about eight hours, after which he again recovers.
The attacks occur at varied periods, ranging from three weeks to six months. The
last attack occurred Saturday evening, from which he had not fully regained his
normal strength on Tuesday. His many friends hope that he may be benefited by
his treatment at Rochester.
Dr. Vail, of Rock Rapids, Iowa, was transacting business
in Worthington Tuesday.
Mesdames H.A. Bassett and S.B. Bedford, of Rushmore, were
shopping in Worthington, Monday, between trains.
David Fauskee and Robert Smith went to Heron Lake Tuesday to do
some plumbing for a party at that place.
Mankato Free Press: Mrs. M.S. Slade, Mrs. B.M. Cutler and Mrs.
A.T. Latta of Worthington visited in the city several days last week.
F.R. Durfee, who for many years has farmed near Reading, left
this week for Michigan, where he will re-engage in farming. Mr. Durfee is well
known in this vicinity and has many friends, who wish him well in his new
Fairmont Independent: Dr. and Mrs. J.N. Gould of Worthington
spent several days in Fairmont this week being called here by the illness of his
father, Dr. J.W. Gould. They returned home Wednesday. Dr. Gould's condition
Mankato Free Press: Joe Hildyard of Worthington, who has been
attending the Mankato Commercial college since September, secured through the
school a position as bookkeeper with the Campbell Milling company of Owatonna.
He began work day before yesterday.
F.C. Burkhardt passed through the city Tuesday from Wilmont to
Viking, Alberta, Canada, near which place he has a homestead. Mr. Burkardt spent
about two months in Wilmont visiting friends and relatives.
Miss S.E. Coggins has just returned from the cities, where she
purchased her spring stock of millinery.
J.F. Ullrich left this week for Sioux City, where he will attend
an auto exhibition and study the various points in all the popular gas wagons.
He will be gone all the week and on his return he will be pleased to talk with
prospective buyers and any interested in autos. He has not yet seen any machine
that can discount the Overland in his estimation.
Wm. Peters, foreman at the Omaha round house, has a bran new
assistant. The new assistant, however, was not dispatched by the railway
company. The little fellow arrived on Monday, Feb. 21.
[Birth of William Daniel Peters, according to the MN Historical Society's Birth
Oscar Lowry, the evangelist, closed a successful series of
meetings at Anaconda, Mont., last Sunday evening. From there he expects to leave
for Waukegan, Ill., where he will conduct evangelistic services.
Alvin Langley, who has been spending a couple of weeks at the
J.E. Darling home, returned Wednesday to his home at Rolette, N.D. He was
intending to leave last week, but owing to the sudden illness of his son, Dale,
who is with him, he was detained.
Arthur Hildyard has accepted a position with the Alex Campbell
Milling company at Owatonna in the bagging department of that institution. He
left Sunday evening for that place in order to enter upon his duties there
Monday. His brother, Joseph Hildyard, is employed by the same company.
Miss Thilda Strand, who was taken suddenly ill with appendicitis
at Adrian two weeks ago, Tuesday, while attending a play at that place, was
brought home Saturday, still in a very critical condition. It was necessary to
convey her to her home upon a cot as she was unable to walk. She is at present
getting along as well as could be expected.
Mrs. Oliver Thompson, accompanied by Mrs. E.G. Larson, left
Monday for Heron Lake, where she will enter the hospital. She has been in very
poor health for some time.
Friday, March 11, 1910
Real Estate Transfers
(Feb. 25 - Mar. 1)
Jas. Craugle, etux, wo W.O. Tilman, se ¼ 1-104-42; $5920.00.
Gerhard R. Hartman, etux, to Peter Ruffing, lts 9, 10, blk. 21,
Thos. A. Palmer, etux, to R.H. Kay, lt 6, McLean's sub div of
blk 47, Worthington; $150.00.
Abbie S. Ames (widow) to J.J. Kies, s½ of sw¼ 5-104-40; $1.00.
John Wagner, e ½ of nw ¼ 28-101-40; $3600.00.
Fannie Coons and husband to Mary Gray, 1-6 int. in lts 3 & 4,
blk 9, Round Lake; $100.00.
The Wilmont Town Lot Co. to Isabella M. Klinck, lt 9, blk 18,
1st ry add Wilmont; $125.00.
H.H. Stokes to Louie Birch, w½ of se¼ 26-104-41; $3840.00.
Harry B. Lewis, etux to Thos. Hagge, lt 9, blk 6, Clifton add
Maggie M. Bass to John L. Mangleson, lt 2, blk 12, Tripp's add
Round Lake; $30.00.
G.W. Patterson to Gustave E. Sjoholm, etal part of sec.
25-102-40 containing 39.37 acres in deed record 46; $3979.00.
Edw. Ellofson to Henry Pfeil se ¼ of 11-101-40; $7000.00.
G.A. Hagberg, etux to Daniel Shell w½ of se ¼ 24-102-41;
Daniel Shell to G.A. Hagberg se¼ 1-101-41; $8000.00.
Matt Arends is again located on his home farm three miles south
James Montgomery, of Worthington, visited with his old friends
and neighbors in Wilmont a couple of days.
Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Cline and family will move to Adrian, to make
their home until Mr. Cline decides on a location.
Mrs. Sam Rathlisberger and daughter, Miss Lillian, went to Iona,
Monday, for a visit with the latter's three brothers.
Clarence Thompson, of Indian Lake, returned Monday from
Minneapolis, where he visited with relatives since Saturday.
J.G. Sturm, who has farmed the Johanning farm for a number of
years, has moved to the W.M. Cline place three miles southeast of Wilmont.
F. Nelson, of Alta, Iowa, arrived Saturday in Worthington. On
Monday he entered upon the duties of his position as clerk in Hart's store.
Messrs. C.E. Clarkson, C.W. Connell, Richard Ross and John Kohn
of Luverne, accompanied the Luverne teams here Saturday evening as "rooters."
G. Flora, of Sibley, roadmaster for the Rock Island, was
inspecting the Hardwick branch this week. He passed through this city Tuesday on
his way home.
P.D. VanHorssen has moved with his family from the farm five
miles south of Wilmont, where he has lived for a number of years to a farm two
miles south of town.
J.W. Burkhart and Chas. Taylor, of Reading, loaded their car
here to be shipped to the eastern part of Wyoming, where they have taken
homesteads. The families followed later.
Dr. R.N. Adams, secretary of the Northwest Presbytery, occupied
the pulpit of the Presbyterian church Sunday evening. He left Monday morning for
his home at St. Paul.
Luverne Herald: Judge P.E. Brown, accompanied by Ray Humiston,
of Worthington, left Monday night for Brownsville, Texas, near which place both
own land. Mr. Brown expected to be absent about ten days.
Mrs. W. Klacy, who has been visiting for some days at the home
of her daughter, Mrs. George Weidman, left Monday for Edgerton, where she will
visit another daughter. Mrs. Klacy resided in Worthington about three years ago,
but is now located at Crosby, N.D.
Miss Nellie Plotts returned Monday from the Twin Cities, where
she has been studying the latest styles in millinery, and transacting other
business in the interest of the millinery business of Mrs. E.L. Gillette. She
was accompanied here by her sister, Mrs. J.A. Carter, of Warwick, N.D., who will
visit for several days in this city.
Mrs. Frank Grammp, of Princeton, Ill., and Mrs. M.A. Yates of
Monmouth, Ill., passed through this city Monday on their way to Brewster, where
they will attend the marriage of their nephew, Roy Hammond, who is to be married
to Miss Anna Burquin on Wednesday. The newly wedded couple will reside on a farm
Wm. Flynn, who has his right ankle badly wrenched at the round
house last December, where he was employed, was able to come up town Monday for
the first time since the accident. He is now around on crutches, but expects to
be back to work in about ten days. The ligaments were so badly torn at the time
of the accident, that amputation of the foot at the ankle was thought to be
Mrs. Mary Stibble, who underwent an operation at the hospital at
Heron Lake, last week, arrived Monday for a visit with Mrs. P.D. Peterson in
this city. She accompanied her daughter, Miss Anna, who has been staying with
Mrs. Peterson for some days, to her home at Westbrook on Monday afternoon.
Indian Lake has organized a baseball team for the season of
1910, with Will and Fred Doeden as the battery.
W.G. Myers went to Sacred Heart, Monday, to look after the
interests of his hardware store at that place.
Miss Flora Deuth returned Monday at Org from Lemars, Iowa, where
she has been spending the past week with friends.
Joe Nazarenus left Thursday for Great Falls, Mont., where he
will spend several weeks looking over the country and visiting with relatives.
Dr. J.N. Gould went to Fairmont, Monday, where he visited until
the following day with his father, who has been in poor health for some weeks.
J. Anthony of Janesville, this state, stopped from Tuesday until
Wednesday with his cousin, Dave Anthony in this city. He was on his way to Iowa.
Mrs. E.W. Kilburn, of Sioux Falls, who has been visiting for the
past week with her son, C.E. Kilburn in this city, returned Tuesday to her home.
Mrs. H.B. Fish, of Wilmont, visited Monday between trains with
Mrs. Ed Johnson in this city, while on her way to Adrian, for a few days' visit
George Lutz, who disposed of his farm implements at auction on
his farm near Bigelow some weeks ago, has accepted a position with the Western
Implement company in this city.
Wm. Johnson was in the city last Saturday and could not resist
the temptation to buy an 18 single disk Kentucky drill which the Western
Implement Co. is selling like hot cakes this season.
Rudolph Manning was in from Elk township last Saturday and
invested in one of those 22 single disk Kentucky drills that the Western
Implement Co. is selling to so many farmers this season.
R.B. Moberly, of Sioux Falls, spent Sunday with friends in
Worthington. He states that the little fellow who arrived in their home about
three months ago is growing every day. His name is Russell Lewis Moberly.
Judge George D. Bingham and wife, of Salem, Oregon, arrived in
this city Tuesday for a visit with his cousin, Daniel Shell. They have been
visiting in New York, and are now on their way to their western home.
Mrs. A.R. Ames and two daughters, of Pipestone, are visiting
this week at the home of her sister-in-law, Mrs. J.A. Smith. From here they will
go to Lewiston, Mont., to join Mr. Ames, who went to that place some weeks ago,
to file upon a land claim.
Ralph Long, who was formerly employed in the Omaha freight depot
nights, has resigned his position. Monday he went to Adrian to look after
business interests at that place. The position at the depot is now occupied by
H.D. Moeller left Tuesday afternoon for Bucklin, Missouri, to be
absent about a week. He will look over the country, so he states, so that in
case he wishes to dispose of his property in Worthington, he may go there, if
the country proves suitable.
Someone this week shot and killed the collie owned by McGowan,
and shot and wounded the collie of A.E. Hart. Mr. Hart states that he is quite
positive that his dog was not dangerous either to stock or persons, and that he
knows of no reason why the dog should have met the fate that it did.
Roy Devaney, who was called to his home at Pipestone last Monday
on account of the serious illness of his mother and brother, returned Tuesday to
Worthington to resume his position in the R.L. Morland drug store. He reports
the condition of his mother and brother as greatly improved.
Miss Bridget McCall and Miss Hildur Noren went to Rushmore,
Saturday, to witness the talent play, Erlandson, given by the lecture bureau of
that city that evening. Miss Kat McCall, sister of Bridget, took part in the
play. Miss Kate McCall accompanied her sister to Worthington where she visited
J.A. Cashel, Walter Sullivan and George Kunzman were initiated
into the Yeomen lodge Monday evening at the regular meeting of the organization.
The first and second degrees were bestowed upon the new members, after which the
lodge retired to the Nelson restaurant where light refreshments were served.
Bernard Sobol and Ole Berg went to Sioux Falls, S.D.,
Sunday. The former returned home Monday, but the latter remained there, he
having entered into partnership with Abe Light, formerly of this city. The store
was opened several weeks ago. Mr. Berg expects to close his blacksmith shop in
Worthington unless he can find a buyer for the same.
Marriage licenses were issued this week to Anton Olsen to Laura
Ovidia Johnson, and Roy Hammond of Jackson county, to Annie B____ of Nobles
Arthur Hildyard returned Tuesday evening from Owatonna, where he
has been employed in the Owatonna mills in the shipping department. Owing to a
shortage in wheat, the mill at that place has temporarily closed.
A.W. Wassberg, of Luverne, has accepted a position as foreman of
the Advance-Herald, and began work this week. For a number of months he has been
employed in the mechanical department of the Rock County Herald, previous to
which time he was employed in this office. He and his wife, whose parents reside
here, will be cordially welcomed by a large circle of friends.
Mrs. Peter Thompson returned Monday from Sioux Falls, S.D.,
where she had been in company with her husband in attendance at the funeral of
their son-in-law, J.W. Parker. The latter died at that place Wednesday evening
of pneumonia after but a short illness. The funeral was held Saturday. Mr.
Thompson did not return home until Wednesday. Not long ago, another son-in-law
of Mr. and Mrs. Thompson, no relation previous to marriage to the deceased
party, died at their home in this city.
Miss Clara Prideaux, who is just recovering from an attack of
heart trouble, enjoys the unique and highly creditable record of having held the
office of deputy auditor for the past twenty-one years. She began her services
for the county in November, 1888, under Auditor E.S. Mills, and has served
continuously since that date. During this period, three other auditors, namely,
John Kindlund, Ed Tripp and E.C. Pannell, have held office for this county. Miss
Prideaux's many friends will be pleased to know, that she is now able to sit up
for a short time each day, and that she is rapidly convalescing.
Mrs. D.W. Chute came down from Wilmont Saturday to her home here
Mrs. N. Klaras and children visited in Adrian on Saturday.
We are informed that on March 7, a boy was born to Mr. and Mrs.
F.J. Pepple at Bemidji, this state, March 7.
The home of James Montgomery was placed under quarantine last
Saturday for scarlet fever, Miss Ruth Montgomery being the victim.
Miss Helen Smith came down from Wilmont with Mrs. Chute and is
helping her to get fixed up in her home on 10th ave. and McMillen st.
Mrs. John Kunzman, who has been at the hospital for the past two
weeks, returned home Saturday, and is rapidly recovering from her illness.
Frank LePachek is again employed as night operator at the Omaha
station in this city. He returned Friday from a two months vacation spent in
Wyoming, Kansas and Colorado.
J.F. Ullrich returned from the Sioux City auto show more
convinced than ever that in the Overland machine he has the best all-round
machine on the market. See his new advt. this week.
County Supt. Abbott has been commissioned by Gov. Eberhart as a
delegate from this county to the conservation convention to be held in St. Paul
from March 16 to 19, inclusive.
Miss Mona Kies, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Kies, is suffering
from a severe attack of diphtheria. On Monday she and her mother were placed
under quarantine at their home. Her many friends wish her a speedy recovery.
Charles E. Sims returned last week from the annual meeting of
the cement tile men at Armstrong, Ia. His many friends will be pleased to learn
that he was re-elected secretary of the national association, a deserved
recognition of his ability and enterprise.
Elk Township elected the following officers: Robt. C. Free,
supervisor for three years; John Apel, town clerk; A.F. Eshelman, justice of
peace; John Gaiser, constable; Henry Kunze, E.F. Speilman, J.O. Soderholm, Paul
Wassmond [Wassmund?], D.J. Andresen
[Andersen?], Frank Bicknese, S.R. Thompson, and E.A.
Larson, road overseers.
Friday, March 18, 1910
Mr. and Mrs. J.N. Barron, of Rushmore, were in this city Monday.
Misses Selma Nelson and Esther Noren visited with friends at
W.H. Sievert, of Wilmont, was having some dental work done in
this city Monday.
Peter Lewis, of Wilmont, passed through this city Monday on his
way to the Twin Cities.
Wm. Shanks shipped this week four thoroughbred Duroc-Jersey hogs
to parties at Coleton, S.D.
Mrs. I.H. Dibble, of Adrian, came over Monday for a visit with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. Miller.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Downes, of Rushmore, visited Saturday with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cole Guernsey.
Luverne Herald: Miss Winnie Anderson went to Worthington to
accept a position as a teacher in the schools of that place.
Luverne Herald: Mrs. J.F. Frink, of Worthington, arrived Friday
and visited a short time with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dave Beers.
Mrs. N.J. Lorge, of Adrian, visited Monday between trains with
Mrs. P. O'Connor, while on her way home from Wilmont, where she had been
visiting with friends for a couple of days.
P.D. Moore, who is assisting in the compiling of the history of
Rock and Pipestone counties, was in Worthington Monday on business. He returned
that afternoon on to Luverne, which place is their headquarters.
Mrs. Ole Rykhus, of Mankato, and Miss Carrie Hanson, of
Minneapolis, arrived in the city Saturday for a visit with their sister, Mrs.
H.H. Myrum. The former left Monday for her home, but the latter will spend about
ten days in Worthington.
Luverne Herald: Geo. M. Taylor, accompanied by his little
daughter, arrived Tuesday from Ludden, N.D., on a visit to his sister, Mrs.
Nellie Mott. Wednesday Mr. Taylor and Mrs. Mott went to Worthington for a few
days' visit with friends in that city.
Mrs. J.E. McElligott and two children, Morris and Luella, left
Tuesday morning for Cassville, Wis., at which place Mr. McElligott is now
located as superintendent of the electric light plant. The family have many
friends in Worthington, who will regret their departure, but who wish them all
manner of success in their new home.
Luverne Herald: A.O. Wensburg, and Ed. Halverson, foreman and
machine operator, respectively, at the Herald office, relinquished their
positions last Saturday. Mr. Wensburg and his wife left for Worthington where he
will work for the Advance-Herald. Mr. Halverson left for Alberta, Canada, where
he will shortly move his wife from Springfield, S.D.
W.M. Rouse, of Lake Park, Iowa, has been in this city for the
past week, making preparations for the opening of a store in the building
formerly occupied by the Johnson and Bolke millinery store. He has the agency
for an air gas burner for cook stoves, which will be the principal article in
which he will deal. Mr. Rouse is a brother to F. Rouse, who is employed as
fireman on the Rock Island between here and Lake Park.
Carlos Dow, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.W.W. Dow, of this city, was
married at Pullman, Wash., Wednesday, to Miss Elizabeth Thayer, formerly of
Minnesota. Mr. Dow, junior, is now practicing law in that city. He is a graduate
from the Worthington high school and the law department of the Minnesota
university. His many friends and former classmates with him all the joys and
comforts that married life affords.
Jackson Republic: A.P. Rose, author of the Jackson County
History, has received an installment of the new history from the printers and
they will all be distributed as soon as possible. The books have an attractive
appearance containing 586 pages bound up in fine shape. Every home in Jackson
county should have one of these histories as the information obtained from one
of them is invaluable to persons who are in any way interested in Jackson
Born -- a girl to Mr. and Mrs. John Blixt, east of Worthington.
Rufus Grapes and A.J. Rice were in this city between trains
Ralph Long went to Adrian Tuesday, where he has been offered a
Mrs. J.D. Everett, who has been seriously ill for some weeks, is
John Recker, of Adrian, and Herman Sassen, of Haverhill, Iowa,
were here on business Tuesday.
Miss Irma Thilie, of St. Paul, an experienced milliner, is with
Miss Coggin's millinery shop.
Ole Landberg and Q. Kall left Tuesday afternoon for Denver,
Col., where they will transact business.
Karl Vares of Britt, Iowa, was visiting last week with his
brother-in-law, Chas. Foelschaw, in this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Karl Wilson came up from Little Rock, Iowa,
Wednesday for a visit with his father, I.N. Wilson.
Mesdames Frank Kerr, Roy Thom and Miss Emma Shroeder, of
Rushmore, were shoppers in Worthington Tuesday.
Andrew Gustafson, of Round Lake, and B.F. Young, of Elk
township, attended Odd Fellows' lodge here Tuesday night.
W.M. Frost, who has been the guest of his sister, Mrs. Harvey
Morgan, for three weeks, left Tuesday for his home at Eureka, Montana.
Mrs. H.B. Miller, of Fairmont, who has been visiting for several
days with her brother, G.S. Hackett, returned Tuesday to her home.
Ancel Thompson, went to Heron Lake, Wednesday, for a visit with
his mother, Mrs. O.T. Thompson, who is at the hospital in that city.
G.B. McMurty, of Fairmont, was transacting business in this city
Tuesday, in the interests of the Equitable Life Insurance company of Iowa.
Rev. C.J. Gall, pastor of the Congregational church at
Ellsworth, and daughter, Miss Lulu, visited with Dr. Wm. Jennings several days
the fore part of this week.
C.W. Davis, of Kinbrae, correspondent for this paper, attended a
meeting of the Masonic blue lodge in this city, Wednesday evening, when the
third degree was exemplified.
Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Koons, and the latter's mother, Mrs. J.H.
Wallen, of Storm Lake, Iowa, who have been visiting for the past two weeks at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. Burger in this city, left Tuesday for their home.
Herman Balser, of Adrian, was in this city Monday. He
accompanied Miss Agnes Holdgrafer to this city, the latter being on her way to
Sheldon, Iowa, where she will visit for a short time before returning to her
home at Haverhill, Iowa.
Luverne Herald: Rev. Morse returned from Waseca, this state,
Saturday, after attending the district conference of ministers. Enroute home he
stopped at his former home, Madelia, and spent a short time with friends. At
Worthington he was joined by the district superintendent, Rev. Cahoon, who came
here to conduct the quarterly conference. Rev. Cahoon delivered two pleasing
lectures on Sunday at the Methodist church in this city. Upon his departure he
went to his home at Worthington.
A.E. Yeske, who resides eight miles south of city, is one of the
old timers of this section of the state. While in the city recently, he
volunteered the information to a reporter that he had been reading the
Advance-Herald for a quarter of a century. He came up from Illinois to this
county about 25 years ago, locating south of this city on a half section of
land. He is one of the army of pioneers of Minnesota who has passed through all
of the experiences of early frontier life and is a firm believer in the great
possibilities of the state.
At a local meeting of the city school board the entire corps of
teachers was re-elected as follows: E.C. Meredith, superintendent; Anna Bernard,
principal of high school; Carrie A. Bachtle, Mrs. Julia B. Hensel, Mary
Cruikshank, H.L. Brereton, Julia B. Hyladd, Elizabeth Thompson, Eva L. Parish,
Mrs. Olivia Borklund, Mary E. Ash, Maud Horswill, Mino B. Willock, Edith B.
Clark, Melita Roberts, Freda Otto, Martha Wick, Minnie Nelson, Ida Nelson,
Margaret Brooks and Jennie Beckley.
G.W. Patterson left Tuesday afternoon for St. Paul, where he
C.A. Bird, president of the bank at Ellsworth, was transacting
business in Worthington, Tuesday.
Miss Minnie Custard, of Okabena, visited from Tuesday until
Wednesday with Mrs. C.O. Ford.
T.R. Hildyard returned Tuesday from Currie, where he had been
looking after the interests of his farm at that place.
Otto Brown, of Sioux Falls, S.D., was the guest of his cousin,
August Wass, of near Org, from Sunday until Tuesday.
John E. Salstrom, cashier of the Bank of Bigelow, was in that
city one day this week, greeting many old friends.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Steinhagen, of Round Lake, returned Tuesday to
their home at Round Lake after visiting several weeks with relatives in this
Owing to the burning out of the chimney on the residence of Tom
Hogan, in which L.C. Eastman lives, a small fire was kindled in the shingles
upon the roof. A fire alarm was turned in, to which the firemen were quick in
response, which is very commendable for the company. The fire was extinguished
before the company arrived at the residence, however.
Mr. James Isom was initiated into the Independent Order of Odd
Fellow at their regular meeting Tuesday night. Messrs. A.H. Erskine, Elmer D.
Tripp, George Fulwiler, Walter Denkman and J.P. Hoffman of Round Lake, and Jat.
Isom also took the first degree. After the close of lodge the members present,
about thirty-five, went to Mr. Steffen's restaurant, where they enjoyed a
There are now three cases of scarlet fever, and one of
diphtheria in this city all of which are in a very mild form, however. Those
exposed are Bevins Austin, who is quarantined at the home of his aunt, Mrs. C.J.
Smallwood; Beth Humiston, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Humiston, whose
residence is quarantined; Ruth Montgomery, daughter of Jas. Montgomery, who is
likewise under quarantine. Miss Mona Kies who has had an attack of diphtheria,
has now almost recovered from her illness.
W.O. Robinson, general agent for W.M. Martin, dealer in New
Mexico lands, attracted considerable attention while in Worthington this week,
on account of his extraordinary height, being 7½ feet tall. It would have been
necessary for the reporter to stand on tip toe, if he wished to look into Mr.
Robinson's vest pocket. Mr. Robinson states that his parents, sisters, and
brothers, were all very tall and were in reality a family of giants. He and his
two brothers, who were each equally as tall as he, and one of whom survives, for
a number of years traveled with the Barnum and Bailey circus, but since 1892, he
has been engaged in the real estate business.
Chas. O'Brien, of Brewster, was transacting business in this
Rufus Grapes and A.J. Rice, of Adrian, were in this city between
Mr. and Mrs. I. Milton, of Bigelow, were shopping in this city
Tuesday between trains.
John Recker, of Adrian, and Herman Sassen, of Haverhill, Iowa,
were here on business Tuesday.
Magnolia Advance: H.M. Rider sold his farm in South Dakota last
week and has bought another in Nobles county.
Chas. Speed, of Primghar, Iowa, was in Worthington the forepart
of this week looking over some horses belonging to Patterson & Erickson.
Mrs. Roy Lewis returned to Mankato, Monday, where she will her
studies at the normal, after a short a vacation spent with her parents in this
The Schaub brothers of Alton, Iowa, have purchased the farms of
A. Nazarenus and son, Joe, north of town. The new owners moved onto the farm
Rev. C.J. Gall, pastor of the Congregational church at
Ellsworth, and daughter, Miss Lulu, visited with Dr. Wm. Jennings several days
the fore part of this week.
Jackson Pilot: A.P. Rose has just received and is now delivering
the history of Jackson county. The book is a gem and the Pilot will have more to
say of the edition next week.
A. Rush, one of the old timers in this section of the country,
was over from Rushmore last Friday. Mr. Rush came to this county, Iowa, 22 years
ago, and has seen Southern Minnesota grow populous and wealthy.
Garfield E. Morrison, representing the state bureau of labor
industries and commerce, St. Paul, was in the city several days last week
gathering facts and figures for that office. He travels over the second
Jackson Republic: A six weeks' summer school will be held in
Jackson, commencing June 20, with the following: Conductor, C.C. Baker, Jackson;
instructors, E.C. Meredith, Worthington; J.J. Norby, Mankato; Margaret M.
Wilson, Minneapolis; Mrs. J.E. Spooner, Northfield.
Adolph Herman made a business trip to Brewster, Wednesday.
Mrs. P.D. Peterson went to Windom Monday where she had some
dental work done.
Mrs. A.A. Goodrich visited over Sunday with her daughter at St.
Paul, returning home Monday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Glasgow went to Sioux Falls, S.D., for a
visit with friends and relatives.
Miss Lottie Bedient left Tuesday evening for Lake City, where
she will spend a month with her sister.
Nils Leave left Wednesday for Denver, Col., where he will
hereafter make his home with his two sons, who reside there.
Wm. Burchard, manager of the Worthington creamery, moved with
his family into the Post residence south of the power house.
Mrs. Louise Alkin, who has been employed as cook at the Ross
Nelson restaurant for some time, left Wednesday for her home at Lakefield.
Miss Rose Perry, of Adrian, visited over Sunday at the M.P. Mann
home, while on her way to up Minneapolis, where she has employment.
Chas. Martin and C. Black, of Worthington township, invested in
Success manure spreaders this week at Agent Renner's busy corner.
John Sather, left Wednesday for Algona, Iowa, where he will
visit relatives for a short time before leaving for Washington State.
J.F. Ullrich has moved his auto quarters to the warehouse near
the ten cent livery feed barn where he will be pleased to meet all interested in
looking over, or buying the Overland auto.
Will Wickstrom, of Bigelow, bought a 20 single disk Kentucky
drill Monday. Alfred Mohlberg, of the same place, also invested in an 18 single
disk Kentucky drill, bought of the Western Implement Co.
William Rippberger came up from Rock Rapids, Iowa, Tuesday for a
couple of weeks visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Rippberger. He is
employed as clerk in a dry goods store in Rock Rapids.
Mankato Free Press: Tony Bienapfl, of Adrian, is visiting his
cousin, Policeman Frank Bienapfl. He has bought forty acres of fruit land near
boise, Idaho, and will move there this spring and engage in fruit raising.
Svante Kall, janitor at the court house, has been laid up since
Friday, suffering from inflammation of the knee. He is only able to be about
with the use of a cane. He states that about three years ago, he was affected
with the same trouble.
Torrance's this week received a new delivery wagon from the
Racine-Satley company at Omaha, Neb. This is but one of the many improvements
that the store is contemplating. E.L. Anderson, the driver, has good reason to
be proud of his new vehicle, and to carry his head skyward.
John Tryon this week moved his barber shop from the Davis
building, near the Western hotel, to the room in the Western Implement Co.'s
building, recently vacated by C. Larson, the shoemaker. The latter on account of
his age, has retired from actual business, but will repair shoes at his home.
Mrs. Wm. DeVaney returned Wednesday from Los Angeles, Calif.,
where she has been visiting for several months with her mother, Mrs. J.P.
Biltgen, who has been in very poor health. When Mrs. DeVaney left California,
her mother's health was much improved.
John P. Greenland, of Round Lake, passed through this city
Tuesday enroute to St. Paul to attend the Minnesota conservation congress, which
is to be held March 16-19. Henry Dierks of Round Lake, was also appointed by the
governor as a delegate to this convention.
John Johnson, leaves Worthington for the spring and summer. He
expects to return to the city next fall and his son, who resides in Minneapolis,
may return with him. He is one of the old-timers of this section of Minnesota
and belongs to the army of old subscribers to the Advance when it was in its
A.M. Haynes and wife, two sons, C.D. and H.G., and daughter,
Mrs. A.H. Gates, of Mandon, Missouri, arrived in Worthington, Thursday of last
week, with the intention of locating in Worthington. Being unable to secure a
suitable residence in this city, they returned on Monday of this week to their
former home in the south.
Mrs. Crystal, of Lakefield, came up to visit her sister, Mrs.
Fred Dring and other old friends.
Everett Christensen went to Round Lake, to help Andrew Jensen
Line No. 16 now has four more phones, namely, Jens Christensen,
August Williams, Herman Leistico and J. Fitzgerald. The new patrons have been
working to get this service ever since early last fall.
Mrs. Roose suffers very much with rheumatism, and has been ill
for three weeks.
Mrs. Henry Williams has returned from a visit to her son, Orie,
who is convalescing from a severe spell of rheumatism.
Mrs. Kate Lutterman is spending a few weeks with relatives at
The seventeen year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Good died of
appendicitis at his home Sunday morning, March 13.
Mr. Sam Lemen and son Harold, left Monday for Wyoming, where the
former has taken up a homestead.
Mr. and Mrs. B.T. Young pleasantly entertained, Mr. and Mrs.
Lemen and family, Sunday.
Little Willie Buss is somewhat better at the present writing.
His many friends hope that he will have a speedy recovery from his long illness.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Malenke were very pleasantly surprised last
Thursday evening, when about two dozen young people gathered at their home. The
evening was spent with music and dancing, after which a bounteous supper was
Hilko Lutterman, of Wilmont, is spending this week with his
brother, H. Lutterman.
MERVIN WILLARD GOOD
The deceased, Mervin Willard Good, was born in Summit Lake
township, January 11, 1893, and died, March 12, 1910, aged 17 years, two months
and one day. He had always lived in the township, where he was born. Mervin was
sick only about two weeks. His illness started with what was supposed to be the
la grippe, but developed into appendicitis, which resulted in blood-poisoning,
The deceased was a bright promising, manly boy with many
friends, and with a promising future before him; but our wise and kind Heavenly
Father thought it better for him to dwell and develop in that land, where there
are no temptations, sorrows or pain - where the soul is not hampered by a body
that becomes ill and a heart that becomes sore.
The parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Good, four brothers, three
sisters and many friends are left to mourn his early death.
The bereaved have the sincere and heartfelt sympathy of the
The funeral was held in the Reading Presbyterian church and
interment took place at Summit Lake cemetery. Dr. L.L. Sowles, of Worthington,
Friday, March 25, 1910
WEDDED FIFTY YEARS
Peter Thompson and Wife Pass Eventful Period in Life.
Pioneer Couple Prevented by Death in Their Family from Entertaining in Honor of
Last Friday, March 18, marked an event of especial interest in
the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Thompson of this city, an event that comes only
to a few in their lives - a golden wedding anniversary. What a wealth of
memories are crowded into that space of time! How much history of one's life,
home and country is represented in that half century! Coming to this state in
1858, Mr. Thompson has witnessed the virgin landscape and blooming prairies
yield to the magnetic touch of man and a great and magnificent commonwealth
develop from the wild and picturesque regions of the frontier. Within this scope
of years our own pretty little city has grown from the lines and
[the rest of this article got cut off].
Ralph Long, went to Adrian Tuesday, where he has been offered a
position in the W.M. Kline Implement House.
Karl Vares, of Britt, Iowa, was visiting last week with his
brother-in-law, [this is all that was printed of this
Henry Seward and his son W.G. Seward were in from near Brewster
Monday and called in to see the editor.
Arthur P. Rose and daughter, Elaine, of Jackson, spent Friday
night with his parents, S.N. Rose and wife.
Lecturer Coming - Robert Parker Miles, will deliver closing
number of Lyceum course on Monday, April 4th.
The Advance-Herald has been informed that B.S. Uden has disposed
of his residence property to Mrs. F.H. Lyon.
Lake Park News: - The Misses Eunice and Mae Schuck, of
Worthington, are visiting at the Otto Schmuser home.
Luverne Herald: - John Frink, of Worthington, arrived Saturday
to join his wife, who is staying at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dave
eers, during Mr. Beers' illness.
Heron Lake News: - M.E. Lawton, of Worthington, was in town
Friday on a big land deal. Mr. Lawton made the News a call. He says more people
want to buy Minnesota land than ever before in his recollection.
Heron Lake News: - A number of Heron Lake Masons went to
Worthington last evening to participate in degree work at that place. J.A.
Mansfield, of Lakefield, went along to deliver the lecture, and there is no man
in the state that could do it better.
Lake Park News: - Married, at the home of the bride's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. S.G. Palmer, March 16, occurred the marriage of Mr. Elmo L. Bush
and Miss Glennie S. Palmer. Rev. Richards, pastor of the M.E. church officiated.
Little Floy Gail Palmer, sister of the bride, acted as flower girl, carrying
white roses and the ring. The little Helen and Harriet Palmer, of Worthington,
cousins of the bride, were the ribbon bearers carrying the colors pink and
Jud Duell returned this week to Worthington, after having been
absent for several months, during which time he has traveled extensively.
Louis Stark and friend, F.A. Schall, who have been visiting for
several days with the former's uncle, George Stark, left Friday for their home
at Chilton, Wis.
Mesdames C.L. Goodell and L.R. Duxbury and the latter's son,
Charles left Tuesday for Barnum Minn., the former's home. Mrs. Goodell will
visit there for several days.
R.F. Hubbard this week shipped his ditching outfit to his home
at New Auburk [New Auburn?], this state. Mr.
Hubbard has had the machine in operation in this county for the past fall, and
during the winter was repairing the same in this city.
Winona Reporter: - A number of the Masons were at Worthington
Wednesday evening upon an invitation from the lodge there to see how Masons are
"made" in our sister city. S.A. Brown, C. Reipke J.O. Thompson and Andrew Quevil
made up the party.
Mrs. F.E. North arrived Sunday from Freeport, Ill., for a two
weeks' visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Fitch. Mrs. North, nee, Miss
Nettie Fitch was at one time employed in this office. She called to pay her
subscription for the paper and, incidentally renew old acquaintances of the
Mankato Free Press: - F.E. Halden of Minneapolis, an architect,
who has planned many school houses, including those now being constructed at
Worthington and Wadena, was in the city yesterday looking over the ground
preparatory to submitting a design for the proposed new Mankato high school, in
S.F. Pepple returned home Monday from Hot Springs, Ark., where
he has been spending the winter, he having been there since December. Mr. Pepple
in speaking of Hot Springs as a resort, states that there are few places which
can excel is estimation. The population of that city is estimated at about
18,000, but the visitors to the city annually would exceed 100,000.
Arvid Sahlbom, arrived Tuesday for a few days visit with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.F. Sahlbom. He was on his way to Minneapolis, to do some
line work for the Western Union telegraph company with whom he has been employed
for the past seven years.
Mrs. George Pfarrer, in company with Mrs. H.F. Mohrman, who has
been her guest for the past three weeks, left Tuesday for Iona. The former will
visit for a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. Groth, and the latter
returned home after having recovered from two weeks illness, during which time
she was at the Manson hospital.
Miss Martina Smith went to Sherburn, Friday, to attend the play,
"Esmeralda," which was put on by her aunt, Miss Harriett McCune, for the benefit
of the Athletic club at that place. Miss McCune also presented the play,
"Evangeline" for one of the churches there, which was a very great success.
Mrs. J.B. Isaacson, of Allison, Iowa, was in Worthington,
between trains Monday, while on her way home from Adrian, where she had been in
attendance at the marriage of Miss Laura Johnson to Anton Olson, which was held
at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Johnson.
Mrs. W.V. McCall, wife of one of the managers of the Fairmont
Creamery station in this city, left Monday in company with friends from the
northern part of the state, for Hot Springs, S.D. From thence they will go to
Yellowstone Park for several months outing.
Oscar Blood went to Sioux City Tuesday to attend the convention
of Laymen's Missionary movement, which was held Tuesday and Wednesday of this
week. Mr. Blood was a delegate to the convention from the M.E. Church of this
C.F. Modisett and Wm. Beckman, of Bigelow, were in Worthington,
Monday, buying machinery for their farms near that village.
Fred Howard went to Dundee, Monday, for a few days visit with
his sister, Mrs. D.R. Chaney.
Alrich Rabenberg returned Monday to his home near Org, after
spending nearly two weeks with relatives at Adrian.
Claus Groninga, of Org, was the guest of friends near Rushmore
Miss Louise Voss and Mrs. Augusta Harthun, of Brewster, were
shopping in Worthington, Tuesday.
Real Estate Transfers
Jno. B. Hennekes to P.J. Bauer, 13-102-43; $18000.00.
Jennie E. Matthews to E.E. Lovrein, lts 6 & 7, blk 14, Butler's
add, Ellsworth; $175.00.
Mary Sands to J.B. Hennekes, lts 8, 10, 11, 12, blk 14, Adrian;
F.A. Zehringer, etux, to Lafe Uren, lts 1 & 2, blk 8, Adrian;
Alfred M. Feathers to F. Reker nw ¼ 8-103-42; $10000.00.
M. Molitor, etux, to James Glovka, lts 1 U 2, blk 12, Adrian;
J.F. O'Conor to E. Buckley, nw½ nw¼ 29-104-43; $5000.00.
E.E. and M.T. Taylor, etuxs, to M.D. Hughes, se¼ 22-103-40;
E.R. Humiston to Janet Greene, n½ 36-102-41; $15750.00.
Geo. Zeiter to E. Koessler, 18-104-42; $6400.00.
J.W. McClain to J. VerSteeg nw¼ 15-104-43; $6400.00.
C.N. Peterson to A.M. Vail sw¼ 5-102-41; $6000.00.
A.J. trand to S. Rathlisbeger, blk C, Clement's add,
V. Gerber to F. Hosner, se¼ 27-104-41; $8800.00.
Jas. Chermack to Mary E. Shilling, nw¼ 16-102-40; $10400.00.
Chas. Eunich to Wm. A. Wick, lt 21, blk 8, Wilmont; $800.00.
F.L. Applegate to W.T. White, sw¼ 4-40-104; $8000.00.
J.S. Loucks to L.P. Hanson, e½ of ne¼ & ne¼ of se¼ 25-103-39;
Isabell M. Klinck to H.B. Bremer, lts 9 & 10, blk 18, 1st ry add
A. Nazarenus, etux, to F.P. Schaub, ne¼ 24-103-40; $1175.00.
A. Nazarenus to C.C. Schaub se¼ 13-103-40; $8640.00.
Michael Haubeck to J. Meyer, sw¼ 6-104-40; $7275.00.
Juliane Torbeck, etal to C.H. Pickett, s½ of sw¼ & s½ of nw¼
F.V. Thom, etal, to School Dist 81, 1A, where schoolhouse stands
of se¼ 26-103-42.
Bartholomew Owens, etux, to Chris J. Ivers e 7a south of r.r. of
e½ of se¼ 19-102-41.
Chas Afkind, etux, to U. Klingenberg, se¼ 2-101-42.
Rose T. Halferty and husband to Jesse E. Milton, n½ of ne¼ and
n½ of nw¼ 16-101-41.
S.B. Bedford to Alfred M. Feathers, blk B, Ludlow's add,
Michael Sorem to C.H. Puckett, ne¼ 15-101-41.
Henry Ivers, etux, to Lambert W. Roe, et al, sw½ 34-103-41.
Allen P. Dahlberg to J.H. Bryden, lts 6 & 7, blk 6, Rushmore.
C.A. Dahlberg, etux, to Aug. Olson, ½ int. lts 11, 12, 13, 14,
blk 9, Rushmore; $1550.00.
Jno. Hilfers, etux, to H. Hoffenkamp, sw¼ 33-103-41; $2500.00.
A.E. and R.E. Stenzel to J.B. Ludlow, lts 25, 26, blk 7,
Frank Duba to A.C. Miller lts 3 & 4, blk 2 and sub div of 1, 2,
8 & 9, Brewster; $370.00.
Andrew Johnson, etux, to Louis Wiener, w½ of sw¼ 11-104-40;
Jno. Wolf, etux, to Sebastian Mack, s½ of nw¼ and n¼ of nw¼
6-103-39, also ne¼ and ½w of se¼ 1-103-40 (362.44 A); $21746.50.
Ronan Bros. to J.R. Smith e½ of ne¼ & sw¼ of ne¼ 10-103-41;
Walter H. Walker to Elmer D. Tripp, lt 4, blk 22, Tripp's 2nd
add Round Lake; $30.00.
Dr. Wm. Jennings went to Waseca Tuesday, where he delivered a
lecture that evening.
Bert Smith, of Brewster, was in Worthington between trains
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Sorem went to Minneapolis Tuesday, where they
will visit with their three daughters and a son, all of whom are married. They
expect to be gone during the entire summer.
Mrs. Elon Williamson was the guest of friends at Luverne Monday
and Tuesday of this week.
J.A. Cashel and wife and 15 months old son, Charles Rogers
Cashel, left Tuesday for Winona, where they will visit for a short time with his
A. Rust, who resides south of town, went into Sioux City,
Tuesday, to purchase some cattle, if he could find suitable ones.
E.L. Nance, who is now located at Edwall, Wash., is visiting in
Worthington this week. He states that he has a very good business in the general
merchandise store at Edwall, which is 30 miles west of Spokane.
A.P. Rose and P.D. Moore, who are engaged in the work of
publishing a history of Rock and Pipestone counties, were in Worthington over
WANTED - Girl for general housework. Enquire of Mrs. C.R.
Will Tomford came down from Brewster, Monday, on a business
mission, returning home in the afternoon.
Henry Ehlers went to Adrian Monday for a visit with friends.
Mrs. H.C. Franck and son, Paul, arrived Monday from St. Paul,
for a few days' visit with friends in this city. While in the city, she will be
the guest of Mrs. W.M. Evans.
Nic Casareto, of Sibley, is visiting here this week with his
brother, John Casareto.
Rev. H.r. McKee, Baptist minister at Bemidji, visited from
Monday until Tuesday with Rev. I.H. Alvord.
A.C. and L.M. Chase, who have been visiting for the past week
with friends in Worthington, returned Tuesday to their homes at St. Paul. They
are brothers of Miss Elsie Chase of this city.
Mrs. F.A. Duxbury, of Caledonia, this state, was the guest of
her brother in-law, L.R. Duxbury, in this city, from Monday until Tuesday.
Microfilm, Worthington Advance; Minnesota Historical
Society, St. Paul, MN; obtained November, 2007.