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Thursday, March 2, 1911

Inherits Legacy

Greeley, Colo., Aug. 25 -- While looking over old documents given by her mother years ago, Mrs. Anna E. Foster, wife of a farmer northeast of here today found evidence sufficient, it is believed, to establish her claim to a share of the estate of Nathan Springer, which includes valuable land in the Shenandoah valley of Virginia, and part of the site of Wilmington, Del. The document shows that these properties were leased by Nathan Springer for 39 years at a nominal rent, and that the lease is about to expire. Mrs. Foster's maiden name was Johnson and her mother's was Lydia Springer. The latter was a grandchild of Nathan Springer one of the wealthiest plantation owners in Wes. Virginia. The vast Springer estate fell into disuse during the Civil war and after that much of it was abandoned. The property today covered by the lease is now valued at ten million dollars and Mrs. Foster, with other grandchildren and great grandchildren hope to prove their claim to the estate. --Humbold Union.

Mrs. E. Songer and Mrs. Frank Bulick, of this city, are great-grandchildren of the deceased mentioned above and will share with other great-grand-children in the division of the large Springer estate as soon as a settlement can be made.

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On Tuesday, February 28, Rev. Sowles united in marriage Will Rensick and Jennie Rensick, both of Osceola county, Ia.

Nels Johnson left Tuesday afternoon for Seattle, Wash., where he will make his future home.

David K. Long left Tuesday of this week for Waterloo, Ia., where he has accepted a position as chaffeur for a party in that city.

Mrs. R.A. Schmidt, of Dundee, who has been visiting with her sister, Mrs. Vanda Duba, returned to her home Tuesday afternoon.

Mrs. William McKinney departed Tuesday afternoon for Granville, Iowa, where she will spend a few days visiting with relatives and friends.

Miss Maude Ahlf, of LeSueur, Minn., who has been visiting in the city with her brother, Elmer, and old friends, returned to her home Monday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. H.A. Kunze arrived here on Monday from Chicago, Ill. The family have resided in Chicago for the past four years but will make their future home on the paternal farm north of this city.

John McKenzie, of Rushmore, passed thru Worthington Tuesday on his way to the Twin cities, where he will spend three weeks visiting. Mr. McKinzie has sold his farming interests in this county and will leave in a short time for the Pacific coast where he will look for a location.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Foelschow and son and daughter, George and Clara, departed Wednesday morning for Mankato, where they will make their future home. Mr. Foelschow and family have been residents of this vicinity for the past ten years, having moved here from Cherokee, Iowa, and their many friends will regret their departure.

Mrs. Geo. W. Giroux is still in the hospital, but is nicely improving.

Miss Gretchen Kibbey, of Mt. Lake, came down Saturday for an over-Sunday visit with her sister, Mrs. Maude, the Globe's linotype operator.

Mrs. Arthur Hogan has returned to her home in St. Paul, after a three weeks' stay with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Rippberger, to aid during their illness.

Jerry Luehrs came over from Pipestone the latter part of last week for a short visit with his family. Mr. Luehrs has a hardware store at that place and we understand that his family will remove to that place in the near future.

Mr. and Mrs. Matt Fish departed on Tuesday morning for Oshkosh, Wis., where they will spend a couple of weeks visiting with relatives and friends. From there they will go to the Pacific coast where they will make their future home.

Mrs. J.H. Sprague, of Fairmont, is visiting with her parents, E.F. Wood and family.

Miss Mary Brabender, of Adrian, is visiting in the city, a guest at the N. Klaras home.

Mrs. John Sprague, of Fairmont, arrived in the city Saturday for a few days' visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Wood.

Foster Moore, manager of the Cat and Fiddle Company, arrived in the city the latter part of last week for a few days' visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George O. Moore.

A.L. Canfield, of Luverne, passed thru Worthington Wednesday on his way home from Chicago, where he had been looking after material or his washing machine factory.

Guess this is going some. The following is taken from Zepherhills, Florida Colonist: Minnesota sends us a representative who claims the record for the smallest cottage. He is J.E. Wilkinson from Worthington. He arrived on Thursday bought his lot on Friday, and on Saturday built his house and was comfortably domiciled therein the same day.

Mrs. Dennis and daughter, Miss Ruth, returned Monday from an over-Sunday visit with friends in Luverne.

Miss Maggie Soutar, of Okabena, Minn., arrived in the city Tuesday afternoon for a visit with Mr. and Mrs. G.H. Doeden.

Axel Larson, of Luverne, a member of the printing fraternity, was visiting with friends and relatives in the city this week.

Leroy Stone returned Wednesday afternoon from Lakefield, where he had been spending a few days with friends and relatives.

Mrs. Beers and daughter, Mrs. Foight, of Luverne, visited at the home of J.S. Frink, one day the latter part of last week.

Joseph Parkes, Sr., of Minneapolis, is visiting in the city, the guest of his son, Joseph, Jr., of the Gray-Nelson hardware Company's force.

Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Goodrich left the first of the week for Kansas City, where they will visit with relatives and friends for a few days.

Philip Schaub and family, of Eldon, Iowa, arrived in the city the first of the week and will make this their future home. Mr. Schaub has purchased a farm in Elk township and will direct its management from here.

Harris Darling, who has been visiting with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.P. Darling, and other relatives and friends for a few days, returned to St. Paul Wednesday t where he has a position as a street car conductor.

Clerk of Court Martin has issued the following marriage licenses during the past week: Herman Prinsen and Jeanette Salle, of Nobles county; William Bergerson and Adeline Church, of Nobles county; Will Rensick and Jennie Rensick, of Osceola county, Iowa; Henry Horstman, of Osceola county, Iowa and Myrtle May Yates, of Nobles county.

A.E. Little, of Ellsworth, has purchased a residence in Worthington and will move to this city some time in the near future.

Berry Anthony, of Janesville, Minn., stopped in Worthington Wednesday night for a short visit with his cousin, Dave Anthony.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Little and family, of Ceylon, Minn., arrived in the city the latter part of last week and will make this town their future home. Mr. Little is a brother of A.W., the Rock Island depot agent.

Mr. and Mrs. Claude White are the happy parents of a baby girl, which was born to them on Sunday, February 26.

Dayton Staubus returned the first of the week from Pittsburg, Parents. where he has been visiting with relatives for some time.

Obituary

Mrs. Margaretta Wickstrom died at her home near Worthington on Monday, February 27.

The deceased was born in Kall, Jautlant, Sweden, August 26, 1821. She came to America in 1870 and to Worthington in 1872, where she was married to Peter Wickstrom the same year. Mr. Wickstrom died here in 1889.

The deceased leaves two sons, one brother and one sister to mourn her loss.

The funeral services were held at the Swedish Lutheran church, of which she had been a member since her residence here, at 11 o'clock, Rev. J.E. Shipp, officiating. The remains were laid to rest in the Worthington cemetery.

Thursday, March 9, 1911

M. Donovan, of Slayton, was visiting in the city Saturday, a guest at the home of his son, John.

Miss Bessie Anderson went to St. James Friday afternoon for a visit with her sister, Mrs. Roy Newman.

Miss Loretta Ferguson went to Brewster Monday afternoon for a visit with her sister, Mrs. Pat Silver and family.

Miss Rose Casareto returned Monday afternoon from Sioux Falls, where she had been visiting with relatives and friends.

Mrs. Peterson, of Storden, returned to her home Monday morning after having visited in this city a few days, the guest of her niece, Mrs. Ross Nelson.

J.S. Hunt and family, who have made Worthington their home for some time, last week moved to a farm two and one-half miles southeast of Rushmore.

Glenn Eggleston came over from Adrian Tuesday, where he is employed in a livery barn, for a short visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Eggleston.

Mrs. A.B. Williams, of Wilmont, was the guest of Mrs. William Stoutemeyer, a few hours Monday, while on her way to Rock Rapids, Ia., to visit with relatives.

George Scaife, the popular night clerk at the Hotel Worthington, went to the Twin cities Monday for a couple of days visit with relatives.

Mrs. J.D. Everett, of Hampton, Minnesota, returned to her home Monday morning, after having spent several days in the city, the guest of her sister, Mrs. John Seline.

Mr. and Mrs. Bert. Holly arrived in the city Tuesday and will again take up their residence here. Bert has been working on the branch from Heron Lake to Pipestone.

Walter Wallace, of Sioux City, arrived in the city the latter part of last week and is employed at Steffen's City Restaurant as cook. Mrs. Wallace came up Tuesday.

Miss Rena Dow, who had been visiting in the city with her parents, Judge and Mrs. C.W.W. Dow, returned to Minneapolis last week, where she is employed as nurse in the Asbury Hospital.

Alfred Sterling and family arrived in the city Saturday from Pillager, Minn., and will make this county their future home. They will locate on the Boddy farm, six miles west of town.

Miss Marie Schaeffer, of Adrian, visited with friends in Worthington a few days this week, before leaving for her new home at Hot Springs, S.D. C.W. Sheriff, manager of the Luverne Pressed Brick Company, was in town the first of the week looking after business interests here.

Mrs. F.D. Everett, of Ash Creek, was the guest of her brother, H.A. Ackerman and family a couple of days the latter part of last week.

Miss Dena Haack, of Bigelow, visited in the city the latter part of last week and the first of this the guest of her sister, Mrs. Henry Rasmussen.

Messrs. G.W. Moeller, of Harris, Ia., and W.A. Moeller, of Manilla, Ia., were visiting their mother, Mrs. Herman Moeller and family, the first of the week.

Mrs. Stella Gorman, of Minneapolis arrived in the city the latter part of last week and is now installed as housekeeper in the John Gaier home in Elk Center.

Peter Arbes has been confined to the house the past week with a severe attack of rheumatism.

Mrs. Brennan, of LaCrosse, Wis., was the guest of her aunt, Mrs. E.C. Pannell, the first of the week.

T.A. Palmer returned this morning from Waterloo, Ia., where he had been to attend the funeral of an aunt.

Mrs. Dave Beers, who has been visiting in the city, the guest of her daughter, Mrs. J.S. Frink, returned to her home in Luverne Wednesday afternoon.

Jesse Hunt and family moved to a farm two miles southeast of Rushmore last week.

Tobias Williams, died at his home in Lorain township, Wednesday, March 8, ages 78 years, two months and five days. The remains were shipped to Illinois today for burial. A further obituary will be published in next week's Globe.

Mrs. George Doeden died at her home near the Rock Island depot, in this city this morning. The funeral services will be held at the Evangelical church at two o'clock Sunday afternoon. A more extended write-up will be given next week.

Clerk of Court Martin has issued the following marriage licenses during the past week: Bennet Joul and Hannah Langseth, both of Nobles county; John Graf and Dorris Kunze of Nobles county; Hie Wiechman and Julia Riedelsel, of Nobles county.

Married

John Graf and Miss Dorris Kunze were married at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kunze, in Elk township, on Wednesday, March 8, 1911, in the presence of about forty friends and relatives.

Both of the contracting parties are well and favorably known to the people of this community and their many friends join with the Globe in extending congratulations and good wishes.

The happy couple will make their home on the groom's mother's farm.

Thursday, March 16, 1911

Married

JohnGraf and Miss Doris Kunze were married at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kunze, in Elk township, on Wednesday, March 8, 1911, Rev. G. Schmid officiating.

The bride was beautifully gowned in a cream color cashmire dress with a tulle veil which hung to the floor. She also had a wreath of orange blossoms and carried a boquet of carnations and maiden hair.

The happy couple were attended by the Misses Delohie and Ruth Anderson and Messrs Otto Kunze and Carl Graf.

After a bountiful wedding dinner, of which about fifty of the relatives and friends partook, the remainder of the afternoon was spent in music and social converse. In the evening the guests indulged in dancing and at a late hour all departed wishing the young couple a happy and prosperous life.

Obituary

Tobias P. Williamson was born in Miami county, Ohio, January 2, 1833, and grew to manhood near the town of Dayton. In the year of 1855 he moved to Vernon, Ind., and was united in marriage about a year later to Ellen M. Corvell. About a year later they moved to Morgan county, Illinois, where they lived until 1869, when they moved to Hancock county, Illinois, and resided there until 1883. From here they moved to Wright county, Iowa, with their son, J.C. and in 190 [1890?] came with him to Nobles county and resided here until the time of his death, March 8, 1911.

Four children were born to them -- Alonzo, who died in infancy; Joseph C., of this place; Alice May, who died at the age of 14 and S. Howard, of Eagle Grove, Iowa.

He attended the High School at Dayton, Ohio, and College at Cincinnati. He united with the Baptist church in Morgan county, Illinois, and with the Christian church at Worthington, which he attended until he was unable to leave his home.

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John Ledine and sister, Ericka, went to Heron Lake Friday for a short visit with relatives and friends.

Arthur Lyons, of Brogan, Oregon, arrived in the city Monday afternoon for a visit with Worthington friends.

W.W. Ullom, of Alta, Iowa, arrived in the city Friday morning for a visit with his daughter, Mrs. Geo. Brammer.

James R. Jones, of Adrian, was visiting in the city Monday, the guest of his son, E.J. Jones, our county attorney.

L.H. Gray left Monday morning for the Twin cities where he will visit with his parents and also transact business.

C.L. Goodell, of Barnum, Minn., was in this city the latter part of last week, the guest of his daughter, Mrs. L.R. Duxbury. He was accompanied home Sunday morning by Mrs. Duxbury and children.

Mrs. H.D. Moeller, of Worthington, Minnesota, the mother of G.W. Moeller and her sister-in-law, Mrs. Ed. Stotenberg [Stoltenberg?], of Walcott, were guests at the Moeller home over Wednesday night. --Harris, Iowa, Herald.

William T. Sherman, of Winona, arrived in the city the latter part of last week, for a visit with his brother, Father Sherman.

A.L. Gholz, brother of our fellow townsman, L.R., came down from Hibbing and remained over the Sabbath in Worthington.

Miss Marie Schaeffer, who has been visiting with friends in the city for a week, departed Monday morning for Hot Springs, S.D., her new home.

Miss Julia Wabbe, of Camden, Minn., returned to her home Monday morning after having visited a few days at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Cale.

Will Netter is nor employed as one of the employees in the Worthington Bottling Works.

Mr. and Mrs. George King went to Bigelow Wednesday afternoon for a visit with her sister, Mrs. O.F. Johnson.

Ralph Anderson was visiting in St. James the latter part of last week, the guest of his sister, Mrs. Roy Newman.

Mrs. N. Klaras and children returned Saturday night from Sioux Falls, where they had been visiting with relatives.

Collie Frane, of Aberdeen, S.D., was the guest of his brother, A.S. Frane, the latter part of last week and the first of this.

Sam Foight, of Luverne, was transacting business and calling on his brother-in-law, J.S. Frink, Wednesday afternoon between trains.

Will Schaefer, of the implement firm of Schaefer & Kuhl, went to Sibley on business Tuesday afternoon, returning on the evening train.

C.D. Valgamore, of the Worthington Bottling Works, went to Jackson on business Wednesday afternoon and also to visit with old friends.

Mrs. Roy Black was visiting with her parents in Luverne a few days the latter part of last week.

Mrs. Henry Hart went to Kinbrae Tuesday morning where she will visit with relatives and friends.

D.G. Owen, of the Fairmont Creamery Company, was transacting business in Worthington today.

Mrs. S.N. Rose went to Luverne the latter part of last week for a visit with her son, A.P., and family.

Miss Crystle, of Lakefield, was visiting in the city the first of the week, a guest at the home of A.L. Dring.

Mrs. G.S. Wemple and daughter, of Rushmore, arrived in the city Tuesday afternoon for a visit at the Wilson Ager home.

William Knuth and Meta Gerdes, both of Nobles county, were married at the Probate office by Judge Cory, Thursday, March 16.

A.L. Clock, of Chicago, returned to his home Thursday morning after having spent a few days in the city a guest at the B.B. Morris home.

Mrs. J.P. Biltgen and daughter, Mrs. William DeVaney, departed Tuesday afternoon for Minneapolis, where they will visit with relatives and friends.

Otto Maloski and family, of Omaha, were visiting with friends in the city Wednesday, while on their way to Round Lake to visit at the home of Andrew Jenson.

Miss Ethel Bloom, who had been spending about ten days in the city visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Bloom, returned to Mankato the first of the week, where she is attending the Normal school.

John Kaysar, of St. Joseph, Ia., arrived in the city the first of the week and will make this place his headquarters for some time. Mr. Kaysar is a representative of the Modern Land & Loan Company of Minneapolis.

Mrs. B.B. Morris returned Monday from Bowman, N.D., where she was called by the serious condition of her son's wife, Mrs. Claude Mackay. Mrs. Mackay was pouring kerosene on a fire when it ignited and she was so severely burned that for some time her life was despaired of. When Mrs. Morris left she was better and it is thought that she will recover.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. S. Sorem, on Thursday, March 9, 1911, a son.

Clerk of Court Martin has issued the following marriage licenses during the past week: Henry Rubens and Derkji Maalkens, both of Nobles county; Christ Oberloh and Nettie Teimens, both of Nobles county; James Butcher and L.H. Meyer, both of Nobles county.

Mr. Carson, of Marion, Illinois, arrived in the city the latter part of last week and is now employed in Hart's store.

Thursday, March 23, 1911

HAPPILY UNITED O.H. Langseth and Miss Mary Haggard Married Monday.

A very pretty wedding was solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Haggard, when their daughter, Mary Haggard, was given in marriage to Mr. O.H. Langseth, on Monday at 2:30 pm., March 20th, 1911, the ceremony being performed by Rev. John Hanson, of Adrian, Minn. The bride was attended by Miss Florence Webb, while Mr. Chas. Haggard, a brother, acted as best man.

The bride wore a very pretty gown of white net over white satin, and carried bride's roses. The bride's-maid wore a gown of blue silk and carried a boquet of sweet peas. The groom wore the customary black.

The rooms were very beautifully decorated with smilax, ferns and carnations, which were much admired by the sixty or more guests. Many beautiful and costly presents were received and after the ceremony all present enjoyed a sociable good time.

Among the large number of out-of-town guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Billington, Emma and Oscar Davis, from Adrian; Mr. and Mrs. Steve Fagerness, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Thompson, Misses Anna, Laura and Hannah Nelson, of Rushmore, and Miss Ida L. Lischefska, of Hunter's Hot Springs, Montana.

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Mrs. M.E. Collins returned Monday from Hinckly, Minn., where she had been visiting with relatives and friends. William Collins, her brother, returned with her.

Mrs. E. Cunningham and son, Chas., of Brewster, visited in the city Saturday, the guests of friends.

Miss Orpha Saxon went to Windom Tuesday to spend her spring vacation with her aunt, Mrs. Peterson.

The Misses Myrtle James and Jessie McTier, of Rushmore, were guests at the J.H. James home, Saturday last.

Miss Lauretta Ferguson left Saturday for Tracy, Minn., where she will visit with her sister, Miss Emm for a few days.

Charles Haggard came up from Ames, Iowa, Friday to be present at the marriage of his sister which took place Monday, March 20th.

Master Lawrence and Ernest Abbott went to Luverne Saturday afternoon to spend the spring vacation with their grandparents.

Mr. and Mrs. O.H. Langseth, who were married here Monday, left Tuesday morning for the Twin cities and other points on their bridal tour.

Bevins Austin and Moulton Smallwood left Friday afternoon for Omaha where they will visit with relatives and friends during the school vacation.

Miss May Holland has resigned her position at the T.A. Palmer music store and left Monday morning for St. Paul where she will visit for about a month.

Mr. and Mrs. H.J. Henton and daughters left Tuesday morning for St. Paul, where they will visit for a few days at the home of Mr. Henton's mother and with friends.

Elmer Bertleson, of St. James, visited in this city with friends over Sunday. Mr. Bertleson at one time made this headquarters here while employed for the Omaha railway company.

EM. Boddy and Ed. Murray have formed a partnership in the paperhanging and painting business. This is not a new one on Mr. Boddy as he at one time made paperhanging and painting his occupation.

Geo. Lutz, who has been employed at the Western Implement Co., in this place for some time past, has resigned his position and is now traveling salesman for the Sharples Tubular Cream Separator Co.

Rube Dryden returned Monday from Windom, where he visited with his parents for a few days.

Mrs. Sophia Wass went to Brewster Thursday morning to visit briefly with her son, Henry.

William Dewey disposed of his household goods last Saturday and the first of the week, he and his family left for points in Montana.

M.S. Twitchell came down from the Soldier's home at Minnehaha Falls the latter part of last week for a visit with relatives and friends.

Chas. Smith moved his household goods to Arbia, Colo., the first of the week preparatory to making his future home on his farm near that place. It is altogether probable that he will dispose of his interests there after the coming season is over and return to Minnesota.

Carl A. Anderson, a resident of this city for a number of years, and at one time recognized in the furniture firm of Anderson & Benson, left Monday morning for St. James where he has purchased a furniture store and will make that place his future home. Mr. Anderson's family will follow him in a few days.

Gus Dietrick, who is employed at the freight house, returned Monday afternoon from Lake Crystal where he visited with his parents and old friends.

Mr. and Mrs. E.H. Poppitz, of Heron Lake, visited with relatives, the A.H. Clark family, for a few days the latter part of last week and the first of this.

Mrs. C.H. Salspaugh, of Mankato, arrived in the city the latter part of last week for a visit with her mother, Mrs. Samuel Allen, and other relatives and friends.

The Misses Verna Milton and Leone Poole, who visited for a few days with the former's aunt, Mrs. A. Walker, at Magnolia, returned home to this city Wednesday.

Mrs. Edward Edwards, formerly of this place but now of Sioux City, arrived Saturday for a visit of several days with Mr. and Mrs. Herb Horton and other friends.

Mr. and Mrs. James Fasthoff, of Warsaw, Ill., and Mr. and Mrs. H. Fasthoff, of Keokuk, Ia., arrived in the city the first of the week and will make this vicinity their future home. They will engage in agriculture.

Rev. C.M. Johnson, who has occupied the pulpit in this place for a number of years past at the Swedish Mission church, has resigned and will leave the first of June for Winnipeg Junction, Minn., which place he will make his home. Rev. Oscar Wenstind, of Odlebolt, Ia., has received a call to the pulpit here.

The readers of the Globe will be grieved to learn of the death of Henry Bassett, of Rushmore, on Sunday, March 19th, at the home of his mother. Mr. Bassett is a brother of Mrs. R.E. Smith, of this city, and Mr. and Mrs. Smith left Sunday for Rushmore. The remains were brought to Worthington for burial beside the young man's father, the funeral services having been held Wednesday.

A.M. Renner left Monday morning for Lemmon, S.D., which place he will make his future home. He has accepted a position with Deere & Webber Co. as traveling salesman, his territory being the southwestern part of North Dakota and the northwestern portion of South Dakota. Mrs. Renner will visit for about a month with her mother, Mrs. Roll, of Adrian, after which she will join her husband at Lemmon. During their residence in Worthington, Mr. and Mrs. Renner made numerous friends who regret their departure but wish them much joy in their new home.

Miss Grace Sasse went to Larchwood, Iowa, Tuesday afternoon for a visit of several days with relatives and friends.

Miss Ellen Langseth left Tuesday afternoon for Rushmore, where she will assist a relative and visit with friends for a few weeks.

Miss Nancy Clark left Tuesday afternoon for Slayton, where she will visit her sister, Miss Maple, for a few days and transact business.

Misses Florine and Lillian Milton left Wednesday for Bigelow, where they will visit for several days with their grandmother, Mrs. I. Milton.

Mrs. Ed. Anderson, wife of the telegraph operator of Org, went to Minneapolis Wednesday to visit briefly with relatives and friends.

Mr. and Mrs. E.F. Baldwin, of Birchwood, Wis., arrived here Tuesday morning for a visit of two or three weeks at the home of their daughter, Mrs. D.W. Anthony.

Mrs. F.A. Baker, of Magnolia, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Schlatter, of Lake Mills, Myrtle Baldwin, of Fulda and E.J. Peterson, of Estherville, Ia., were guests at the home of D.W. Anthony this week.

Alfred Kall left Tuesday morning for points in California. He will make a tour of the west and California and while there will visit a brother. If he can find a suitable place in which to locate he will do so.

Mr. and Mrs. L.K. Stevens and children left Wednesday for Bancroft, Ia., and Lake Crystal, Minn. At the former place they will visit with Mrs. Stevens' parents and at the latter with Mr. Stevens' brother.

Miss Martha Ackerman, of Chicago, Ill., has been secured by Mrs. A. Peterson as trimmer in her millinery store. Miss Ackerman comes very highly recommended and Mrs. Peterson will be able to supply the ladies of Worthington with the very latest and best in ladies' headgear.

Mrs. Christine Christensen, wife of William Christensen died on March 2, 1911 at her home in Luverne, Minn. The Christensen family lived in this city until about one year ago when they moved to Luverne. She leaves to mourn her death, a husband and seven children. The Globe and the community extend their sympathy to the bereaved family.

Martin Gregorson and family went to Minneapolis the latter part of last week for a visit with friends. While there Mr. Gregorson secured a position in the machine shops of the Northern Pacific railway and will make Minneapolis his future home. The family will return to Worthington in the course of a few days and make this place their home for the summer and will later move to Minneapolis.

Miss Amelia Masgai returned Wednesday from Adrian where she visited for a few days at the home of her aunt, Lena Masgai.

Bert Reeves, of Anaconda, Ill., spent a few days at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Goodrich. He contemplates moving here in the fall.

Mrs. A. Bright and children left Wednesday for Brewster where they will visit for a few days with Mrs. Bright's parents, Mr. and Mrs. August Frenz.

The population of Worthington increased one more on Wednesday of this week when Mr. and Mrs. Merle Herlbert became the happy parents of a baby boy.

Miss Marie Sjutz returned to her home at Heron Lake, Wednesday after an enjoyable visit of three weeks' duration at the home of August Schultz.

H. Smith and daughter, of Rushmore, came over Tuesday to visit briefly with their son, Irving, who is employed at the Worthington Telephone Exchange.

Mrs. C.F. Pierce, of Bigelow, and nieces, Gertrude Witte and Beatrice Moulox, of Larchwood, Ia., were visiting in this city the first of the week with friends.

J.C. Williamson returned Wednesday from Carthage, Ill., where he attended the burial of his mother. He has disposed of his farm interests near this city and will soon move to town.

Mrs. L.J. Sweeten, who has been visiting with Mrs. Victor Gustafson, of Org, left Wednesday for her home in Hitchcock, S.D. Mrs. Gustafson accompanied er as far as Worthington.

Mrs. Mary Reintsma passed thru here Wednesday on her way home to Sibley. She had been to Lismore attending her daughter, Mrs. Ira Patterson, who has been indisposed for several days.

T.W. Hawthorne and son, Bernie, of Ceylon, Minn., arrived here Wednesday. Mr. Hawthorne has purchased the J.C. Williamson farm property and his son will live here and run the farm. He will take immediate possession.

Miss Iona Barkelew left Tuesday afternoon for St. James, where she will spend several days visiting with her friend, Miss Bessie Anderson, who is spending her spring vacation at the home of her sister, Mrs. Roy Newman, in that place.

Mr. and Mrs. G.V. Miller are the happy parents of a baby girl, born March 20th.

Neal Dow went to Bigelow, Friday, to visit for a few days with his cousins, the Graves family, and friends.

Mrs. R. Williams left on Wednesday for her home in Tracy, Minn. She will probably reside there in the future.

Miss Ida Yeske left Wednesday for Bigelow where she will spend the remainder of the week visiting her aunt, Mrs. A.E. Yeske.

Obituary

George Henry Bassett, son of E.H. and H.A. Bassett. Born July 20th, 1877. Died, March 19th, 1911.

He was born in Faribault, Rice Co., Minn. His parents came to Rushmore, Minn., when he was nine months old where they have lived ever since. He was a member of Co. H. Fifteenth Minnesota, Volunteer Infantry and also of Co. G. Forty-fifth U.S. Volunteer Infantry in the Spanish-American War, having served two years in the Phillipines.

In the year of 1900 he went to Canada where he has resided ever since. He has been a sufferer for the last three months of Migraine, an obscure nervous disease, which specialists were unable to cure and which finally caused his death.

The funeral was held from his home at Rushmore at eleven o'clock a.m., Thursday, March 23, and the remains were laid to rest in the Lakeside cemetery in Worthington beside those of his father and little brother. Rev. Babcock officiated at the funeral.

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Mr. and Mrs. S. Fagerness, of Rushmore, arrived here Monday afternoon to be present at the marriage of Mary Haggard and Oscar Langseth.

Thursday, March 30, 1911

KILLED BY PASSENGER TRAIN Former Resident of Worthington Will be Buried Here Friday. [NOTE: If you would like more info on this article, please email me.] Named in article: Edward M. Horton, b:12Sep1858 in Michigan; Belle Temby; Ella G. Horton; Arthur E. Horton.

W.H. Monty Dead

The readers of the Globe will be grieved to learn of the death of that genial gentleman, W.H. Monty who has been a conductor on the Omaha railway since the early days, running on trains No.'s 3 and 4, between the Twin cities and Sioux City. Mr. Monty suffered a paralytic stroke on Friday of last week nd died at 9:30 the same evening. He had more friends among the traveling public than any other conductor on the system, and was ever courteous and kind to all whom he met.

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Wilfred Lawrence, who has been visiting with his brother, A.H., of Reading, departed Monday for his home in Kermit, N.D.

C.D. Valgamore, of the Worthington Bottling Works, went to Jackson the first of the week on business connected with his bottling works.

Mrs. John Ronan and children returned Monday from Sioux Falls, where they spent a week with Mrs. Ronan's mother, Mrs. McCann, and friends.

Mrs. E. Stonesifer and family left Saturday for Paullina, Iowa, where Mr. Stonesifer has received employment. The family will make Paulina their future home.

Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Langseth returned Saturday from different Minnesota points. They will make their future home on the old farm in Indian Lake on section 8.

Alf DeLagoon arrived last week from Ghent, Belgium, and will make this city his future home. Mr. DeLagoon is a nephew of Phillip DeLagoon, a prosperous farmer residing east of town.

Mrs. Robert Erickson went to Brewster, Saturday, to visit for a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. Olson.

Mrs. Sibley is enjoying a visit this week with her cousin, Mrs. H. Thompson, of Lakefield. She arrived Tuesday.

Miss Sophia Ellingson left Wednesday for Rapid City, Minn., which place she will make her future home, having received a position there.

Mrs. P.T. Peterson, of Redwood Falls, returned to her home Tuesday after a visit of a week with her sister, Mrs. Ole Sather. Miss Lillian Paulson, who also visited here, returned with her.

Mrs. E.S. Mills and little granddaughter, Helen Scott, were guests of the Prideaux family over Sunday. Mrs. Mills, who at present is making her home with a daughter, Mrs. Hugh Mitchell near Org, is the widow of a former County auditor, well known to the old settlers.

A. Rust returned from Iona, Tuesday, where he had been called by the death of his brother.

Miss Olga Hagberg, of Org, visited over Sunday with her sister, Mrs. William Peters, in this city.

S.C. Franzen, of Chariton, Ia., arrived Thursday for a visit of several days with his nephew, Carl Anderson.

Miss Gretchen Kibbey, of Mountain Lake spent Sunday in this city with her sister, Miss Maude, and friends.

Miss Edith Cale, who has been seriously ill at her home near Worthington for some time past, does not improve.

Mrs. C.W. McDermott and children left Tuesday for Cherokee, Ia., where they will visit for a week with her mother, Mrs. A. Anderson.

Miss Amanda Anderson, of Hartford, Conn., arrived here Thursday for a visit of about four weeks with her sister, Mrs. Carl Anderson.

Mrs. Thos. Bristow left Saturday for Spencer, Iowa, where she will visit for a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L.F. Martin.

Francis Morgan, the sewing machine man, returned to this city the first of the week and is engaged in his old capacity with headquarters here.

Mrs. A.J. Fauskee left Wednesday for Lakefield to attend the funeral of her cousin, Wendell Johnson, who died there the first of the week.

Mrs. G.A. Hagberg returned Saturday from Sioux Falls where she had been visiting for a week at the home of her sister, Mrs. Albert Broden.

Mrs. L.A. White and daughter, Hazel, returned Saturday from Sioux Falls, where they had been visiting for a week with relatives and friends.

Mrs. Hawley came down from Minneapolis Wednesday, and will visit in this city for about two weeks at the home of her son, Bert Hawley.

The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Spielman, residing seven miles north of Worthington, died Saturday morning of last week and was buried Sunday.

Mrs. E.C. Milbraith and son, Carroll, of Brewster, passed thru here Saturday on their way home from Kenneth, where they visited at the home of S.D. Reynolds.

Mr. and Mrs. G. Marotski and children, of Rushmore passed thru here Saturday on their way to Rushmore, where they will visit with a sister, Mrs. Henry Leich.

J.C. Umbaugh, formerly of this city and of Rushmore, but who is now conducting a general store at Vinton, Ia., was here the first of the week visiting with old friends.

Mr. and Mrs. F.J. Lundt, recently wed, of Lynn Grove, Iowa, were in this city Wednesday. They were on their way to Rushmore and were accompanied by Oscar Peters and Lena Peters, of Lynn Grove.

The little son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Martin, formerly of this city, died at their home in East Jordan, Mich., March 7th, after an illness of ten weeks. The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Martin extend sympathy to them in their bereavement.

Roy Knutson, of Spirit Lake, Ia., arrived the first of the week and is visiting with his brother, who is ill at the Worthington hospital.

Tom Hayes, of Wilmont, has dissolved partnership with the firm of Hayes & Reilly and left this week for Storm Lake. He visited for several days in this city before going to Storm Lake.

Miss Pearl Wetherall left Thursday for Omaha, Neb., where she will visit for two or three weeks with her uncle, G.F. West, and family. Mr. West is general passenger agent for the Northwestern line at Omaha.

A.T. Latta was called to Brighton, Iowa, Friday, on account of the serious illness of his mother.

H.J. Fasthoff, of Warsaw, Ill., arrived here last week and has leased the Inwood Stock and Dairy Farm of Mrs. C.F. Moore.

Mrs. J.F. Sprague, of Fairmont, arrived here Wednesday and will visit for a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wood.

The M.N.G. boys were presented with new drab-colored buttons the first of the week by Capt. Smith, for the collars of their new uniforms.

Died Monday night, March 20th, Helen Boddy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Boddy, of Rushmore, age three years. Cause of death, bronchial pneumonia. Worthington friends extend sympathy to the bereaved family.

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Larson left here last Friday morning for a visit with their sons in Canada. They expect to be gone several weeks.

Mr. Holland, brother of B.F., who has been visiting here left for South Dakota last Tuesday, where he expects to spend the summer with his son.

Mrs. Paulson and daughter, Miss Carrie, came down from Heron Lake Thursday of last week for a visit at the A. Paulson home, it being Mrs. A. Paulson's birthday.

Chas. Zeiner, who has been in the employ of M. McGlin since last fall, resigned his position and will work with his brother, Emil, who owns the butcher shop in Dundee.

S.M. Knutson received a message Monday evening stating that his brother who has been ill for some time was not expected to live. He left via Dundee Tuesday morning.

B. Jones, last Thursday disposed of his residence property here selling the same to Andrew Larson. Mr. Jones will leave for the cities soon but the family will remain here for a time.

Fulda visitors from this place last Saturday were Mrs. H.F. Smith, Miss Birdie Smith, Mrs. Fitzgerald and son, William, Mrs. Francis Wilson and grand-daughters, Hazel Wilcox and Gladys Wilson.

Miss Minnie Habeck is keeping house for Mrs. Frank Fennal this week, while Mr. and Mrs. Fennal are in Minneapolis, going there with their daughter, Florence, whom they will leave at the hospital for treatment. Florence had a fall some months ago and has never recovered from its effects. It is hoped that she will be greatly benefitted.

ADDITIONAL LOCAL

Mrs. Phillip A. Hughes went to Mankato Friday to visit her brother, Father Hughes, for a few days.

Gus Nystrom, residing south of town, left Friday for the Twin cities where he will transact business and visit with friends.

Master Edward Martin went to Sibley Friday to visit for a few days with his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. B. Wassman.

Godward Klessig, of Reading, went to St. Paul, Friday, where he will visit for about a month with his brother, William, and friends.

Mr. and Mrs. A.E. Slatter and little son, who have been the guests of D.W. Anthony, departed Friday for their home in Lake Mills, Iowa.

Barney Esser, of Adrian, passed thru here Friday on his way to New Ulm, Minn., where he will visit for about a week with his brother, A.J.

Mesdames Nelson, Milton and Poole left Thursday for Sioux Falls for a few days' visit at the home of Geo. Calvet, who at one time lived here.

Orville Beckley came down from Blue Earth Friday to visit his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L.H. Beckley. He will probably spend the summer here.

Miss Grace Sjpielman left Monday for Minneapolis after a brief visit with her parents. Miss Spielman is employed in Minneapolis in the capacity of a stenographer.

Mr. and Mrs. Hans Hendrickson, of Arksdale, Wis., returned to their home Monday after a visit of a week in this city with Mrs. Hendrickson's sister, Mrs. R.E. Smith.

Mrs. William Lemm and daughter left Monday morning for Madison, Wis., at which place they will visit for about two weeks with Mrs. Lemm's sister, Mrs. O.H. Phillips, and other relatives and friends.


 

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