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Thursday, April 6, 1911

Obituary

Abram Alonzo Burton was born in Columbia county, New York, January 19, 1826. He was married to Mrs. Mary Streever March 27, 1866. With her he came west in Nov. 1867 settling on a farm in Winona county, Minnesota. From there he removed to Nobles county in 1890, locating on a farm six miles east of Worthington. After the death of his wife about eight years ago he made his home with his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Haggard, with whom he changed his residence to Worthington about two months ago.

Mr. Burton had been somewhat indisposed all winter but no alarming symptoms developed until last Monday. He passed to his eternal rest Friday morning, painlessly and peacefully, closing his eyes in the sleep that know no waking to sorrow and trouble and pain. He joined the Methodist Episcopal church in his youth and in its faith he lived, and in the faith of Christ he closed his eyes on the scenes of earth. A pioneer who had endured the hardships of frontier life in this state, he has gone to that better country for the rewards of his long industrious life. Besides other relatives three children remain to mourn the departure of a father beloved. Wm. A. Burton, Pillager, Minn., John W. Burton and Mrs. S.J. Haggard, Worthington. A host of friends extend their heartfelt sympathy feeling great bereavement in the translation of a steadfast friend and worth citizen and respected brother.

Funeral services were held at the Haggard residence in this city Sunday afternoon conducted by Rev. F. Frederickson, and interment took place in Round Lake cemetery.

Local Notes

J.E. Herbert, of Jamestown, N.D., was visiting with his brother, L.M. Herbert in this city last week.

Harry Kies, who is superintendent of the schools at Britt, Iowa, was in this city last week and visited with relatives and friends.

William Morgan and Alice Shore were married at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Shore, in Ransom last Thursday, Rev. Babcock, of Rushmore, tied the knot.

LOCAL NEWS

Oscar Blood left Tuesday for Marquis, Ia., at which place he is working on a plumbing, lighting and heating job.

Mrs. P.D. Peterson left Monday for Mankato where she will visit for a week with her aunt, Mrs. M.C. Johnson.

Mrs. H.D. Thompson left for her home in Lakefield Monday, after visiting for several days here with her cousin, Mrs. Sibley.

Harry Stowles and daughter, who at one time resided here, were in this city the latter part of last week and visited briefly with friends.

C. LeRoy Stone, who has been working for Smith Implement Co., as chaffeur, has resigned his position and left Monday morning for Sioux Falls where he has a similar position.

Mr. and Mrs. John Truckenbrodt and son, George, who have resided in this place until recently, left Friday for their home in Fort Dodge Iowa.

Mrs. E.D. Veltum, of Minneapolis, arrived the latter part of last week and is visiting here, with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Goodrich.

A.T. Latta returned Thursday of last week from Brighton, Iowa, where he was called by the serious illness of his mother, who died last Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Johnson returned Saturday from Ellsworth, Minn., where they visited for several days with their daughter, Mrs. Rosa Black.

Mr. Sykes, of Beverly, Ill., arrived here the first of the week and negotiated with the committee relative to the opening of the "whiskey" ditch.

Frank Brown, of Paynesville, who has been visiting with relatives in Omaha, arrived here the first of the week and visited briefly at the home of his brother-in-law, J. Lawson.

Miss LaRina Dow returned Friday to Minneapolis after visiting here briefly with relatives and friends. Miss Dow is a nurse in the Asbury hospital at that place.

Miss Margaret Yates left Tuesday for Sleepy Eye, Minn., where she will visit with her father and other relatives and friends before returning to her home in Edgemont.

Mrs. J.C. Bassett, of Rushmore, left Monday for Macoun, Saskatchewan, Can., where she will remain for about one month and settle the estate of her son, Henry, who recently died there.

C.A. Manska and wife, who at one time resided in this city, he having owned the "Little Sioux" boat on our lake, was in this place the first of the week nd visited briefly with relatives and friends.

The readers of the Globe and the friends of Earl Theron McKeever in this city, extend congratulations to him. On Wednesday, March 29, he was married to Miss Edith Mary Rollins at the home of her parents in Ogallala, Neb. Mr. McKeever was a resident of this place during his boyhood days and attended our high school and the Globe joins with the many friends here in wishing Mr. and Mrs. McKeever a long life of wedded happiness.

H.O. Leistico left Wednesday for Dundee where he will visit for several days with his sister, Mrs. A.R. Schmid.

Miss Anna Barnard, at one time principal of our schools arrived here Wednesday from Windom and visited briefly with friends.

Mrs. Robert Putney, of Harris, Ia., is visiting at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C. Lynd, in this city this week. She arrived Wednesday.

Clerk of Court Martin this week issued licenses to wed to Searl D. Jenks, of Cottonwood county and Caroline Clover, of Franklin county, Iowa.

Miss Emma Milbraith, of Lakefield, will make this city her home. She went to Lakefield Wednesday to visit briefly with her parents and friends.

Mrs. J.S. Madison, arrived Wednesday from Menomanie, Wis., for a visit of a couple of weeks in this city with her son, W.E. Madison and family.

Will Wick passed thru here Thursday enroute home to Wilmont from Lake Park, where he had been attending the funeral of a brother-in-law.

Ralph Anderson is now employed at the garage, with the Smith Implement company.

Daniel Scott, of Rushmore, who is attending high school here, is very ill at his home with pneumonia.

Edward Maher is the new delivery boy at the Hub Mercantile Company's store, taking the place of Albert Wass.

Miss May Holland, who has been employed until recently at Palmer's news stand, departed today for her home in Provo, S.D.

Wendell Arkell, of Wilmont, came down Thursday for a brief visit with his brother, Jack, who is one of Vernon's tonsorial artists.

Geo. Goodell, formerly of the Worthington Telephone Co., but now employed similarly at Sioux Falls, was in town Wednesday and visited briefly with friends.

Miss Addie Paine, who has a claim near Edgemont, S.D., and has been spending her leave of absence with relatives in this city, departed today to finish proving up on it.

Ernest Thompson, of Indian Lake township, agent for the M.M. motor cycle, has two new ones on the road which are expected to arrive at an early date. One of them is a tandem.

Nels Anderson, of Kenneth, formerly employed by the Coleman Lumber Co., of this place, writes relatives in this city that he and Mrs. Anderson are the happy parents of a baby boy.

Dr. Guyerman, one of the famous doctors, in the Lady of the Lord's hospital in Hot Springs, S.D., arrived today for a visit in this city with relatives and friends. His wife has been here for about two weeks.

LOCAL NEWS

H.A. and E.W. Leistico went to Brewster, Friday, where they visited briefly with friends and relatives.

Miss Alma Walters, of Brookings, S.D., left Monday for points in the west, after enjoying a visit here of a week with Mrs. Geo. W. Wilson and friends.

Mrs. Roy Anderson and Mrs. LeRoy Coyer went to Heron Lake Saturday where they will visit at the home of Mrs. Coyer's brother, Chas. Miller.

Mr. and Mrs. B.F. Holley are the happy parents of a baby boy born to them on the 29th of March. We hope the youngster will live long and vote the republican ticket like his dad.

Mr. and Mrs. W.A. Peterson left Monday for their home in Windom, after a visit of a few days in this city at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Maxwell, and friends.

The Misses Fanny Hendricks and Rose Sather arrived Saturday morning from St. Peter, where they are teaching school to spend their spring vacation at their respective homes in this city.

Miss Florine Milton returned Monday from Rushmore, where she visited at the home of her aunt, Mrs. Chas. Boddy, and attended the funeral of her cousin, Helen, who died last week.

Mrs. S. Benner, mother of Mrs. James Isom, died at her home in Joliet, Ill., on Monday of this week. Mrs. Isom has been in Joliet for the past nine weeks in attendance at the sick bed.

Mrs. Ella P. Horton, of Sandiago, California, who was in attendance at the funeral of her son, Edward, left Friday for Sioux Falls, where she visited briefly with friends before returning to her home.

Miss Ella M. Horton, of Minneapolis, and Arthur G. Horton, of Coeur D'Alene, Idaho, were in attendance at the funeral of their father, Edward M. Horton, who died as a result of injuries received in the Minneapolis railway yards. Miss Horton will return with her brother to Coeur D'Alene and they will make that place their home.

Thursday, April 13, 1911

"WHISKEY" DITCH TO BE RE-OPENED
Mr. Sykes Arranges With Committee to Use Old Ditch for Water Supply
DITCH COMMITTEE APPOINTED
Who Will Look After the Lake Level and Conditions of the Ditch

In a recent issue of the Globe appeared an article relative to the construction of a new ditch to take the place of "whiskey" ditch west of Ager's and a committee was appointed to investigate the matter.

Arrangements have been made by the committee which was composed of Daniel Shell, H.S. Hobson and J.A. Cashel, whereby the old ditch will be re-opened and thus save considerable annoyance and expense.

This committee and Mr. Sykes agreed to a committee consisting of Daniel Shell, Peter Thompson and Clyde Ager, to have entire control of the ditch and who will see that the lake does not overflow its banks as it formerly did during the wet seasons and damage Mr. Sykes' property, and they will also take steps to preserve the good condition of the lake's inlet.

A meeting was held at the City Hall Wednesday night to explain the situation to those interested but the weather prohibited a large meeting so the matter was postponed until some future date.

ARE QUIETLY MARRIED
Charles Haggard and Florence Webb Married Here on Tuesday

Rev. W.A. Dennis, of the Episcopal church, on Tuesday of this week pronounced the words which made Charles Henry Haggard and Florence Webb man and wife. The wedding took place at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. Stanton.

Both young people are graduates of the Worthington High School and are highly respected in the community. The marriage is the result of a courtship begun in childhood days when the names of "Chas and Florence" were mischievously placed side by side on the blackboard, and otherwise associated together. The members of their class will be pleased with the news.

The wedding was very quiet, only the relatives being present and after the ceremony a wedding luncheon was served.

Mr. Haggard has been attending college at Ames, Iowa, taking an agricultural course until recently, and he and Mrs. Haggard will begin their wedded life on the farm in Indian Lake township.

The Globe and a large number of friends extend congratulations and wish them a long life of wedded happiness.

MRS C.B. MACKEY DIES
Was a Victim of Kerosene Explosion Recently

Mrs. C.B. Mackey, of Amor, passed away at her home near that place on Tuesday evening, after nearly four weeks of intense suffering.

Four weeks ago today Mrs. Mackey was at the home of her father, Hans Jorgenson, when her brother poured kerosene over a fire out of a three gallon can. The flames reached to the can, the kerosene exploded, burning both of them. The young man was not badly burned and soon recovered, but Mrs. Mackey was considered in a serious condition from the first, and it would seem that her life was prolonged through these weeks of suffering because she was a woman of grit and would not give up. The best medical aid was procured and all that loving hands could do was done in an effort to relieve her of the pain and save her life. During the last week hopes were entertained for her recovery, but it was not to be, and she passed away Tuesday night.

Mrs. C.B. Mackey, formerly Miss Annie Jorgenson, lacked one month of being twenty-one years of age. She came out here with her parents about three years ago, and on November 3, 1909, was united in marriage to C.B. Mackey, a prosperous young farmer near Armor. Of this union one child was born, which with the bereaved husband survives. At the time of the accident this child was in the room where the explosion occurred, but received only a slight burn. There are also left to mourn her demise, her parents, her brothers, and her sisters, Mrs. Rosenberg and Mrs. Buchholz.

The funeral was held here on Friday at 10 o'clock, services being held at the home of M.T. Rosenberg Rev. E.S. Eidesvik, pastor of the Lutheran church officiating. The interment will be at the Bowman cemetery in the afternoon of that day.

The bereaved husband and sisters have the sympathy of the people of Bowman county in this sad bereavement. --Bowman Enterprise.

Mr. and Mrs. were at one time residents of this city.

LOCAL NEWS

John Pepple, train dispatcher on the Omaha, spent Sunday with relatives in this city.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Church, of Bigelow, spend Sunday in this city with the A.H. White family.

F.G. McNerney, auditor at the Omaha depot, spent Sunday with relatives and friends in Sibley.

Miss Edith Dye, of Sioux Falls, was an over-Sunday visitor at the H.E. Donovan home in this city.

Mr. and Mrs. C.O. Ford and Miss Alice visited at the Roy Varnes home in Sioux Falls over Sunday.

Mrs. Hendricks departed Tuesday for Des Moines, Ia., where she will visit for two weeks with her sons.

James Sowles, of this city, left Tuesday afternoon for Sibley, for a few weeks' visit with relatives.

Miss Eva Sharp, who has been visiting friends in this city since Thursday, left Saturday for her home.

Miss Ericka Ledine returned Monday from Heron Lake where she had been visiting briefly with friends.

Mrs. Claude Wood and baby, of Windom arrived in this city Saturday for an over-Sunday visit with relatives.

Charles Hargo, of Fairmont, auditor for the C.L. Coleman Lumber Co., was a visitor in this city last week.

Bertha Holck, of Remsen, Iowa, who has been visiting at the Dueth home near this city, left Monday for her home.

William DeVaney returned Saturday from Dell Rapids, S.D., where he visited briefly with relatives and friends.

Mrs. H.A. Ackerman and children left Friday morning for Minneapolis which place they will make their future home. Miss Hattie Hoarsma returned to her home in Bigelow Tuesday, after visiting for a few days in this city with friends.

Dan Montgomery, who has been attending the State University arrived Tuesday for a visit at the M.P. Mann home.

Fred Deuth, of Woodstock, left for his home Monday after a week spent with relatives and friends, near this city.

Mrs. Robert Putney, who has been visiting with relatives in this city, departed Tuesday for her home in Harris, Iowa.

W.J. Williamson of this city, arrived home Saturday, after a visit of two weeks' duration with his uncle at Eagle Grove, Iowa.

Mrs. N.J. Lorge, of Wilmont, passed thru this city Saturday enroute for Nebraska, to attend the funeral of her sister-in-law.

Cha. Graum, of Westbrook, Minn., visited in this city for several days the latter part of last week with the John Johnson family.

C.E. Yates, who has been visiting at the Wm. Yahn home in this city for the past week, left for his home in Bigelow Saturday.

E.A. Carrier, who recently owned a barber shop in this city, departed Saturday for Slayton to visit relatives and to look up a new location.

Franz Roets and Luis Roets, of Genth, Belgium, arrived here the first of the week and will make the United States and Worthington their future home. They are relatives of Phillip DeLagoon, who resides east of this city, and the young men are looking for employment.

LOCAL NEWS

Mrs. J.P. Littel, of Estherville, Ia., is visiting this week with her son, the Rock Island operator.

Verona Lohmer, who is attending school here is ill with erysipelas. Her friends hope she will soon be well.

In the list of new telephones published last week an error was made in the number of J.C. Williamson. It should be 2612.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Beck left Wednesday for their home in Haywarden, Ia., after a week's visit in this city at the home of her sister, Mrs. I.F. Kelley.

T.W. Hawthorne, of Ceylon, Minn., arrived Wednesday and will spend a couple of weeks here visiting with his son and daughter on the J.C. Williamson farm.

Harry Olson, recently wed, left Monday for his home in Sioux Falls. Mrs. Olson will visit with relatives here for a few days before returning to Sioux Falls.

Mrs. James Isom returned Wednesday from Joliet, Ill., where she has been for the past nine weeks in attendance at the bedside of her mother, who died recently.

Andrew Collins left the first of the week for Hinckley, Minn., to attend the funeral of his uncle, Jas. O'Brien, who at one time was a resident of Worthington nd was one of the first settlers here. Mrs. A.N. Collins, Mrs. John Sullivan and Walter Sullivan left Tuesday to be present at the funeral also.

Mrs. J.D. Mattson arrived the latter part of last week from Minneapolis for a visit of several weeks with her daughter, Mrs. J.T. Smallwood.

Mrs. David Beers, mother of Mrs. J.S. Frink, and Mrs. Sam Foight, of Luverne, visited in this city for a few days the latter part of last week and the first of this.

Miss Innes and Harry Hawthorne, of Ceylon, Minn., visited with their sister, Miss Mabel and brother, T.W. Hawthorne, on their farm east of town for several days this week.

Mr. and Mrs. H.C. Voyce left Monday for their home in Los Angeles, Cal., after visiting in this city for several weeks with Mr. and Mrs. Chris. Hoffmaster and other relatives.

Miss Madeline Champine, of Ceylon, Minn., returned to her home Monday after a visit of several days with her friend, Miss Mable Hawthorne, who resides on the Williamson place east of Worthington.

Peter Langseth went to Barney, N.D., Monday to take charge of his father's farm. His father is the gentleman who has the marvelously long beard but Peter says it don't affect his appetite to any great extent.
Hans Langseth Webpage

Orvie Williams, who for the past winter has been running the engine at the tile factory, resigned his position Saturday and left Monday for Tracy where he and his brother-in-law have purchased a general store, which they will conduct.

The stork visited the home of Mr. and Mrs. Seegmiller on Wednesday, April 12th. It's a girl.

Mrs. H. Olson and sister, Miss Edith Seline left Thursday for their home in Sioux Falls.

A new arrival from Denmark the first of the week. He is a brother of Mrs. Jno. Nelson, who lives near Reading.

Miss Edith Seline arrived the latter part of last week from Sioux Falls to be present at the marriage of her sister.

Mrs. George Golden and children left Thursday morning for their home in Eagan, S.D., after a visit of a week in this city with her sister, Mrs. Ben Potter.

Miss Hallie Horswill, of Windom, returned to her home Saturday after a week's visit in this city with her sister, Miss Maude, who is a teacher in our schools.

Mrs. S.F. Long and daughter, Dorothy, left Friday for their home in Tracy, Minn., after attending the marriage of her sister, Mrs. Olson.

The population of Worthington still increases. On Monday of this week Mr. and Mrs. T.A. Palmer were made happy by the arrival of a baby boy and Mr. and Mrs. Guy Bigelow are the proud parents of a baby girl born on the same day.

Mrs. Henry Brayton, one of the pioneer settlers of Nobles County, died at her home in Indian Lake township Wednesday morning. The Globe and many friends in Worthington extend their sympathy to the bereaved family.

The following licenses to wed were issued by Clerk of Court Martin this week: Harry A. Olson, Minnehaha Co., S.D., and Emma C. Seline, Nobles Co.; Hans Peterson, Ida Co., Iowa and Laura Thurman, Nobles county; Charles Henry Haggard and Florence E. Webb, both of Nobles county.

Twin girls were born to Mr. and Mrs. R.D. Simpkins Wednesday morning at the City Hospital.

Dr. P.T. Geyerman has been in Brewster much of this week on account of the serious illness of his father.

Mrs. F.C. Stitser and mother, Mrs. Schmid, the former of Dorris, Ia., are visiting with the H.W. Schmid family this week.

Mrs. Chas. Knutson, of Wilmont, arrived Wednesday for a short visit with her husband, who is indisposed at the Worthington Hospital.

Carl Lindstrom returned Saturday from Chicago where he has been attending a veterinary college and will spend the summer in this city assisting Dr. Gould.

John McKenzie, who left about a month ago for Washington and Oregon, returned the latter part of last week. He sold out his interests at Rushmore and will locate in the west.

Rev. Ira D. Alvord informed the Globe this morning that his little daughter, who was recently operated upon for mastoid absess, is recovering from the operation but another operation will have to be made on the other side of her head. She is in a very critical condition.

LOCAL NEWS

A. Nazarenus left Monday for a visit with relatives in New York City.

Messrs. O.A. and Ole Fauskee returned Friday from Corson, S.D., where they had been in attendance at the funeral of their aunt, who died recently.

Rev. Ira D. Alvord of this city, was called to the home of his parents at Eagle Grove, Minn., Friday, on receipt of a telegram saying that neither his father or mother were expected to live.

F. Deitrick and daughters, Meta and Leona, of Lake Crystal, Minn., arrived Saturday to be in attendance at the confirmation services at the German Lutheran church. Arthur Dietrick was among those confirmed.

Miss Hilda Noren went to Minneapolis the first of the week where she will visit briefly with her sister, Miss Esther, who is on her way from Boardman, Wis., to Montana, where her father is engaged in the hotel business.

Mrs. Klasy, who has made her home in this city for about a month, departed Friday for Edgerton, Minn., to visit at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Marty, for about a week, after which she will go to her home in Crosby, N.D.

A. Oesterich, of Cherokee, Iowa, who has been occupying the pulpit at the Baptist church in this city, for the past two Sundays, left Monday for Cherokee. He has received a call to this place and will occupy the pulpit here in the future.

Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Myers, who have been residing on a farm near town and who have been spending the past two weeks visiting with relatives in this city, departed last Wednesday for Gresham, Nebr., where they will make their future home.

Henry A. Olson and Miss Emma Seline were married in this city on Monday of this week by Rev. L.L. Sowles at the Manse. It was a very impressive ceremony. Miss Seline spent her girlhood days here and has many friends in this city who wish her a prosperous married life. Mr. Olson is one of Sioux Falls progressive young men. The Globe wishes them a prosperous married life.

Mr. and Mrs. August Anderson, of this city, arrived home Friday from Minneapolis, where they have been visiting at the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Rev. and Mrs. N. Nelson. They have been absent about three weeks.

Thursday, April 20, 1911

F.R. Durfee has invested in a new four passenger Cameron automobile and E.J. Wolven received a new model of the Ford auto last week.

BUSH-EVERETT
Marriage Nuptials Tied on Saturday, April 15

Dr. Earl Baine Bush, of Ames, Ia., and Miss Edna Everett were married at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. L.R. Gholz, on Saturday evening, April 15. Rev. Frederickson performed the ceremony.

The bride is an accomplished young lady who has been attending the college at Ames, Iowa, and the groom is an able physician having a large practice at Ames.

Only the immediate relatives and friends were present at the wedding. Those from out of town being, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Abbott and Spense Abbott, of Ames, Iowa; Miss Edna Andree, of Milford, Minn.; Mrs. P.S. Mott, Mrs. John Miller, Mrs. Ed. McGrew and Mrs. E.G. Blackert, of Spirit Lake, Iowa. Mrs. H.S. Abbott sang, "Oh, Promise Me," and played the wedding march.

The young couple left on the train Saturday afternoon for points in the west and will be at home in Ames, Iowa, after May 1st. The Globe and many friends here extend congratulations.

OBITUARY
Mrs. Henry Brayton Reaches Ripe Age of 78

Mrs. Henry Brayton died Wednesday morning, April 11, 1911, at the home of her son, Matt Brayton at the age of 78 years, 8 months and 15 days.

Miss Celestio A. Clough was born July 26, 1832 at Concord, N.H. Miss Clough belonged to one of the prominent New England families and received a good education.

She was a talented singer, and for one year was engaged in singing in the Presbyterian church of Concord of which Dr. Theo. Parker was the pastor.

Occassionally Henry Ward Beecher exchanged pulpits with Dr. Parker and Mrs. Brayton knew that eminent divine personally. She intimately acquainted with Harriet Beecher Stowe, that lady boarding at the Clough home while she was writing that great American novel, "Uncle Tom's Cabin."

Miss Celestia Clough was married to Mr. Henry Brayton at Chicago, Ill., Sept. 28, 1965.

Going west in 1868, locating on a farm near Humboldt, Kan. But ague attacking the family, they were obliged to leave the country.

Came to Spirit Lake, Ia., by team, Sept. 1869. Mr. Brayton filed a soldier's claim to land on the west bank of Indian Lake, residing there until his death April 15, 1906.

Mrs. Brayton was the only white woman within a radius of many miles.

To Mr. and Mrs. Brayton three children were born -- Matt Brayton, who lives on the home place; Luna, who died when one year of age; and Bert Clough Brayton, who died June 1, 1907.

Mrs. Brayton was laid to rest in Round Lake cemetery last Friday at 2 o'clock, from the Presbyterian church, Rev. David McMartin preaching the funeral sermon.

The sympathy of this community is extended the bereaved ones.

LOCAL NEWS

John Kraft is confined to his home with pneumonia.

Mrs. Wm. Dahlberg, who has been suffering with articular rheumatism for some time is recovering.

Mr. and Mrs. M.H. Winters, of Harris, Ia., were in Worthington, Wednesday transacting business.

Oscar Blood's two children are indisposed this week with the measles but are not dangerously ill.

E. Driskell, who is employed by Sam Swanson, the contractor, and his brother, H. Driskell, who has been visiting here, went to Sibley, Ia., Wednesday for a visit with friends.

Charles Ross, at one time a resident of this city, was here Wednesday and visited briefly with friends. He was on his way to Doon, Ia., from Mankato, where he has been attending the commercial college.

Misses Marie and Anna Johnson, and father, Fred Johnson, of Heron Lake, were in this city on Wednesday consulting a physician in regard to Miss Anna, who is troubled with an injured foot.

Mrs. M. Love, of Slayton, accompanied by her niece, Miss Rosa White, visited for a few days in this city at the home of Spurgeon S. White, the latter part of last week. Miss Rosa White is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. White, who has been residing for a number of years past with her aunt at Slayton.

Ralph H. Tenney arrived Saturday from Minneapolis and has accepted a position at Morland's drug store.

W.T. Hayes and family returned Tuesday from Mankato where they had been visiting with relatives and friends.

Mrs. Chas. Wass left Tuesday for LeMars, Ia., where she will visit for a short time with relatives and friends.

Henry Murphy, who has been visiting at the B.B. Morris home in this city, departed Saturday for Rockford, Ill.

Mrs. B.B. Flindt returned to her home in Estherville, Ia., the latter part of last week, after a brief visit with friends here.

Mrs. A.A. Hanna returned to her home in Minneapolis Tuesday, after a few days' visit in this city with her sister, Mrs. John Baker.

M. Allen, formerly of Worthington but now of Watertown, S.D., visited with relatives and friends in this city the first of the week.

E.G. Blackert, formerly editor of the Spirit Lake Beacon, has purchased a farm near Winnipeg, Can., and will move there in the spring.

Mrs. M. Bernier, of Amery, Wis., arrived here the first of the week and will visit in this city with her sister, Mrs. Ellna Martin, who recently returned to this city from Illinois, for about two months.

Mr. and Mrs. John Ronan returned Tuesday from Sioux Falls, where they had been called by the death of Mrs. Ronan's father, James McCann, who died there last Saturday. Thos. Curry, also a relatives of the deceased, accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Ronan this far while enroute to his home in St. Paul. The body of James McCann was laid to rest in the Adrian cemetery.

Ralph Darling went to Minneapolis on Wednesday of this week, where he will work for an automobile firm.

Miss Bessie Anderson returned Tuesday from St. James where she visited at the home of her sister, Mrs. Roy Newman for about a week.

Mr. and Mrs. Jno. MacKenzie, of Rushmore, were in this city the first of the week and visited briefly with friends. Mr. MacKenzie will leave in about a week and will make the Yosemite Valley, Cal., his future home.

Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Kennedy were in this city briefly the first of the week and visited at the home of their brother-in-law, Dr. C.P. Dolan. They were on their way home to Marshall from a trip thru the South.

At a meeting of the Worthington Bath House Association held in this city Tuesday evening the following directors were elected for the ensuing year: A.R. Albertus, T.A. Palmer, E.J. Wolven, Will Oliver and J.J. Kies.

William Bulick has resigned his position with the Humiston hardware and will devote his entire time to conducting the motion picture show. Hereafter there will be matinee on Saturday afternoons and the show will open in the evening at 8 o'clock.

Will Netter, who is employed by the Jones Seed Co., came home on Tuesday for a brief visit with his parents, returning to Sioux Falls Thursday.

August Swanson, of Wilmont, arrived Wednesday for a brief visit with C.A. Knudson, who has been sick in Manson's hospital for about three months.

Wilbur Kanal went to the Twin City Wednesday, where he will visit with relatives and friends and meet his sister, Mrs. Oscar Sterling, who is on her way to Worthington from the West.

Amos Easterday and Miss Verna Pratt, of Reading, were married in this city on Tuesday of this week by the Rev. Fred Frederickson. The Globe and many friends extend congratulations.

Clerk of Court Martin issued the following licenses to wed during the past week: Amos Easterday to Verna Pratt, both of Nobles county; Earl B. Bush, Story Co. Iowa, to Edna V. Everett, of Nobles county.

Mrs. Frank Lorge received a message last Friday that her sister-in-law, Mrs. D.H. Cronin, had died at her home in O/Neill, Nebr. Mrs. Lorge could not attend the funeral on account of her children being sick. Mrs. Cronin visited in Adrian several times. --Adrian Democrat.

LOCAL NEWS

Mrs. C. Valgamore left Saturday for Jackson, where she will visit for a week with relatives.

Miss Emma Ferguson left Friday for Tracy, Minn., to resume her duties in the schools there.

W.C. Lehman went to Rushmore the first of the week to visit briefly with relatives and friends.

W.T. Hayes and family went to Mankato Friday for a few days' visit with relatives and friends.

Edgar Barnes and son, of Little Falls, Minn., arrived here the latter part of last week for a visit with his mother, Mrs. L.D. Barnes, and friends.

Mrs. W.T. Knowland and son, Forrest, of Okaboji, arrived here the latter part of last week and will spend a few days visiting with Mrs. Geo. McCutchin.

Gus Lindstrom, of Calendar, Ia., was in this city a few days the latter part of last week. He is a real estate man and visited briefly with John Smith and friends.

Mrs. A. Holley returned to her home in Minneapolis Saturday. She has been visiting in this city at the home of her son, R.B. Holley, for the past three weeks.

Harold Eggleston, the small son of F.E. Eggleston, was operated upon last Saturday afternoon at the Worthington hospital for appendicitis. He was in a very critical condition, but is now recovering.

Thursday, April 27, 1911

DEATH OF WILLIAM CLARK
Reaches an Unusual Span of Life, Being 91

William Clark was born in Belfast, Ireland, of Scotch-English parentage. He came to this country when fifteen years old and was married in 1857 to Margaret Lane, and settled in Lake City, Minn.

In 1873 he moved to Nobles county and in 1882 he moved to Worthington where he resided until the time of his demise.

William Clark died at his home in this city Wednesday morning at 6 o'clock, death resulting from old age, he being ninety-one years old. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Frederickson, Thursday afternoon and the body was laid to rest in the Worthington cemetery.

The deceased leaves a wife and ten children to mourn his death, Mrs. Parker, of Sioux Falls; Mrs. Newell, of Adrian; Mrs. Goff, of Slayton; Mrs. Nicholls, of Worthington; Mary, Ida, Jeanette, Mabel and Nancy and on son, Loren Clark, of Mankato.

The Globe joins with the many friends in this community in extending sympathy to the bereaved ones.

W.L. Ledgley and family, Storm Lake, Ia., moved into the Addington residence last week and will make this city their future home.

Theodore Feit Dead

Theodore Feit, age 70 years, died at his home near Reading, Thursday evening at 7:00 o'clock, death resulting from pneumonia. Interment was made in the Catholic cemetery Sunday, Father Sherman officiating. The deceased was one of the most respected citizens of his community and the Globe and many friends in Worthington extend sympathy to the bereaved ones.

LOCAL NEWS

Mrs. L.D. Barnes left Wednesday for Winfield, Kansas, where she will visit for the summer at the home of her sister.

Miss Elsie Armstrong, of Mankato, arrived Tuesday for a visit of two weeks at the home of her sister, Mrs. Fred Harthan.

Miss B. Nuni, of Fulda, arrived here Wednesday to visit with her cousin, Father Sherman, who is indisposed at his home in this city.

Judson Duell, who is employed at Butterfield as manager of the depot lunch room, visited over Sunday in this city with relatives and friends.

Mrs. A. Walker, of Magnolia, returned home Wednesday after several days' visit in this city at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.W.W. Dow.

Barney Bunkers, a real estate man of Remsen, Ia., was in Worthington the first of the week looking after his land interests and visiting with friends.

Sam Thompson, at one time employed in the Anthony barber shop, but now conducting a shop at Sibley, Ia., visited briefly with friends in this city Wednesday.

W.J. Williamson left Monday for Montrose, Colorado, to spend the summer with his brothers, Clarence and Roy, who are in business at that place and who were at one time residents of Worthington.

Miss Edith Clark went to Heron Lake last Saturday and visited briefly at the home of her sister.

Mrs. John Kepka, of Bigelow, visited briefly in this city at the home of her father, William Yahn.

Martin Moel, of St. Anagar, Ia., arrived here last week and visited briefly with his uncle, Ivan Erickson.

Mrs. E.A. Carrier and father, M. Schulz, who has been visiting her in this city, left Tuesday for Slayton.

John Montgomery, formerly of this city but now of Sheldon, was here Friday, to see about purchasing some horses.

Mrs. A.M. Renner and sister, Miss Margaret Roll, came over from Adrian Friday, for a brief visit with friends.

Mrs. David Beers left Monday for her home in Luverne after a week's visit in this city with her daughter, Mrs. J.S. Frink.

Leonard Spencer returned Monday from Truman, Minn., where he visited for a few days with relatives and friends.

Mrs. M.A. Peak, of Haywarden, Ia., arrived here last Thursday and is employed at Steffen's city restaurant as cook.

Mrs. Martin Marden and children left Friday for Sibley, Iowa, where they visited for a few days with relatives and friends.

Mrs. M. Roll and granddaughter, Miss Lucile Carrigan, of Adrian, visited in this city the first of the week with friends.

V.P. Manning, of Chicago, Ill., visited for several days here the first of the week with his cousin, Leo Dolan, and other relatives and friends.

Mrs. C.I. Vernon left Friday for Sioux Falls to make arrangements to move to this city. Mr. Vernon recently purchased the Carrier barber shop.

Mr. and Mrs. F.B. Duster, of Remsen, Ia., arrived here Saturday afternoon and visited for a few days with Mrs. Duster's mother, Mrs. P. O'Connor.

Miss Edith Vose [Voss?], of Portage, Wis., arrived here the first of the week. She is a relative of J.T. Engelcke who is employed at Geo. Lawrence's furniture store and came to this city to be in attendance at the bed-side of Mrs. Engelcke, who was recently operated for appendicitis.

Mr. and Mrs. James Lawrence, who have been visiting in this city for several days at the home of their son, George R., left Monday morning for their home in Marshall, Minn. They will make a visit with relatives and friends in Scotland soon and will also visit at London and Paris.

Jens Christensen left Tuesday for Tilden, Nebraska, where he will visit with relatives and friends.

Mrs. Petrian Johnson, of Lakefield arrived here Monday for a visit at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A.J. Fauskee.

Mrs. Ella Mills, of Org, Minn., left Monday for Millbank, S.D., which place she will make her future home.

The body of John Crossen, who died at Wilmont recently, passed thru here Monday for burial in the Alton, Iowa cemetery.

Mrs. F.N. Hawthorne, who has been visiting for several days with her daughter here, left Monday for her home in Ceylon, Ill.

Miss Katie Martin and Miss Ella May Ronan returned Monday from Ellsworth, Minn., where they visited briefly with relatives and friends.

E.B. Paul, who has been attending the soldiers' sanitarium at Hot Springs, Ark., returned Friday. He reports the springs very sustaining and invigorating.

Matt Berkhimer, who for a number of years edited the Wilmont Tribune, was in this city Monday. He was on his way to Wilmont from Humboldt, Ia., where he now resides.

Mr. and Mrs. P.J. Arbes and children left Monday morning for New Ulm, Minn., at which place they will visit briefly with relatives and friends. They expect to make Minneapolis their future home.

Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Erskine, early settlers of Nobles county, at one time residing in Indian Lake township but now living at Mountain Grove, Mo., arrived here the first of the week visiting at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Harry R. Tripp.

Miss Judith Holmberg, of Round Lake, was in this city the latter part of last week visiting with her sister, Mrs. P.J. Nystrom.

Miss Elizabeth Holmberg left Saturday for her home in Minneapolis after two weeks' visit in this city with her sister, Mrs. P.J. Nystrom.

William Johnson, of Ladysmith, Wis., arrived here the first of the week and visited briefly at the home of his sister, Mrs. A.J. Fauskee.

W.D. Boddy returned Saturday from Rushmore where he has been for several days managing the affairs of his brother who was indisposed.

Mrs. Henry Rassmussen accompanied Florence Leabeck to a hospital at Minneapolis on Wednesday of this week where the little girl will receive treatment for a deformity which was caused by a fall.

Mr. and Mrs. H.W. Garets, of Rock Rapids, visited briefly in this city with her aunt, Mrs. Alma Peterson, the first of the week. They were on their way to Grangeville, Idaho which place they will make their future home.

NEWS OF YESTERDAY
Items of Interest Clipped from the Advance Thirty Years Ago

June 14, 1877

Arrival of Mr. Taylor

We have stated several times recently that Mr. F.C. Taylor was expected from England with the vanguard of a number of English settlers. He arrived Thursday night accompanied by two English gentlemen, as stated elsewhere. Mr. Taylor has spent some months in England endeavoring to turn English capital and English settlers in this direction. Of course, the grasshopper affliction is known in England and Mr. T has this to contend with, but most of those who wish to come propose growing stock, the grasshopper objection is not difficult to overcome. Mr. Taylor is doing our people great service by turning English capital and introducing English farmers to this county.

Some of our Graham Lake friends claim that Mr. Horton, of Indian Lake, is mistaken in claiming that he was the first to put the plow in to Nobles county soil. The Mucks settled at Graham Lake about the 19th of June, 1867, and ploughed some that year. B.W. Woolstencroft and Chas. Drury came in on the Fourth of July of the same year and did some breaking on the 5th. B.F. Tanner, O.B. Lacey and J. Ingalls also came to Graham Lakes that same year.

Minor Arrival Lyndon, May 20, 1877 Mr. Miller. -- I am going to write to you and tell you that I have a little baby brother, and I see that his name has not been put in the paper; but I hope that the next paper we get will have it in. He was born March 31, 1877, and his name is Willis A. Maxwell. I want you to be sure and put it in the paper. We expect to come back there this summer and live there all the time. Our garden is up and growing nicely. The wind is blowing very hard today. I shall have to close. Richie Maxwell.

LOCAL NEWS

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Eastman and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Eastman and family have moved to Round Lake, where they will make their future home.

Nick Meller, of St. Cloud, arrived here last Thursday and will work for William Burchard, proprietor of the Worthington Creamery. Mr. Meller is an experienced ice cream and butter maker.

ACCEPTS CALIFORNIA CHARGE
Rev. G.G. Schmid of the German Evangelical Church Called

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