Mr. and Mrs. J.I. Jenks, of Windom, are making this city their home. Mr.
Jenks is the baker for W.W. Loveless' grocery and bakery establishment of
Mr. and Mrs. T.F. Pierce arrived Tuesday from Sioux Falls,
S.D., and will make their home here in the future. Mr. Pierce is employed at
the Vernon barber shop.
Rev. Edstam, formerly of Indian Lake township but now of Kansas City,
preached at the Swedish Baptist church in Indian Lake last Sunday. Mr.
Edstam and family are spending their vacation with the families of Ole
Nystrom and Nels Moberg.
Claud Wood and son left Monday for their home in Windom, after a few days
spent in this city with relatives.
ms Nettie Arens left Monday for her home in Dundee, after a brief visit
here with friends. She also visited at the home of her uncle, Frank Arens,
at Lake Park.
George Fox and family, of Windom, arrived here Saturday and will make
this place their future home. Mr. Fox is employed as wire chief for the
Worthington telephone company.
James Wood, who has been visiting at the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. John Wood in this city, for the past two months, departed Tuesday of
this week for his home in Seattle.
Andrew Allen arrived here from Sioux Falls, Tuesday, for a visit with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. Allen, of the Allen House. He is engaged in the
real estate business at Sioux Falls.
Miss Myra Morron, Mrs. John Miller and son, Emery, who have been visiting
at the home of Fred Darling, left Saturday for Chicago where they will visit
before returning to their home in Nashville, Tenn.
Mrs. E.E. Lemon, of Murdo, S.Dak., who has been in the city for the past
two months receiving treatments for the improvement of her health, left
Monday for Fort Dodge, Ia., for a visit with relatives and friends before
Mrs. Julia B. Hensel, formerly principal of the Worthington high schools
but more recently of Wooster, Ohio, arrived here Wednesday from Bellevue,
Neb., where she visited at the home of her brother, Charles Baskerville.
Mrs. Hensel and her daughter, Miss Virginia, are on their way to Albert Lea,
Minn., where Mrs. Hensel will instruct in the girls' school. They will visit
in Worthington, however, for about three weeks before gonig to Alber Lea.
Mrs. Mattie Williamson was born in Denmark, February 9, 1874, and died
Aug. 31, 1911.
She came to this country with her parents when she was 9 years old. They
settled near Bixby, Minn., where she grew to womanhood. At the age of 16 she
took her stand with the Salvation Army, in which she was a most earnest
worker for 15 years.
For nine years she was an officer in the army, finally attaining the
title of ensign.
On July 12th, 1905, she was united in marriage with Roy H. Williamson. To
them were born two children, Alice, aged 5 years and Marion, aged 2 years.
In the spring of 1907 they moved to Montrose, Colo., which has since been
They returned to Worthington about two months ago on account of the
illness of Mr. Williamson's mother.
Mrs. E. Muck went to Minneapolis the first of the week to spend a few
days with her daughter, Mrs. A.G. Hancock.
Miss Mabel King, of Org, is employed at Mrs. Alma Peterson's millinery
store in this city as trimmer.
Miss Laura Pepple left Saturday last for Grand Marais, where she will
teach school the coming school year.
Miss M. Brooks, of Twin Falls, arrived Monday to begin her duties as
teacher in the Worthington schools.
Mrs. Martin Frederickson and daughter, Miss Margaret, left Monday for St.
Paul, after visiting in this city with Rev. Frederickson.
W.W. Ullom, of Alta, Iowa, returned home Friday of last week, after a
pleasant visit in this city with his sister, Mrs. G.W. Brammer.
Maud Runyon, formerly of this city, was married at her home in St. Paul
last week, Tuesday, to Mr. Phillip Bunde. Her friends in this city extend
Miss Esther Sundberg returned home last Friday after spending several
weeks with her sister, Mrs. C.F. Bostrom, of Vinton, Iowa.
Mrs. Walter Dunbar and children returned Tuesday from Bloomington, Ill.,
Greencastle, Ind., and other points where she visited for the past two weeks
with her parents and other relatives.
Howard Rippberger has returned from his Chicago visit by the way of
Elgin, Ill., and Eau Claire, Wis., where he made short stops to visit his
uncle, brothers and sisters. He reports having a good time.
Walter Gilchrist, who has been employed in the Vernon barber shop in this
city for some time past, has resigned his position and has purchased a shop
at Avoca, Minn. His resignation took effect Saturday evening and the family
are moving this week to Avoca.
Mrs. Newell Westinghouse, of Springfield, Minn., arrived here the latter
part of last week for a few days visit with her sister, Mrs. W.E. Blume.
Mrs. Westinghouse was an early settler of Nobles county and is a cousin of
the Westinghouse of national repute.
Miss Ethel Blume departed Monday afternoon for Mankato, where she will
continue her work in the Normal school.
Miss Agnes Cree returned Monday from Minneapolis, where she has been
visiting for the past two weeks with her aunt, Mrs. Robert Cree.
Harold Oakes went to Bigelow, Saturday, for a brief visit with old
friends. He expects to leave shortly to attend the University of Minnesota.
Miss Pearl Stamm came up from Sibley, Saturday, and visited with her
brother, Earl, who is employed at the Ideal Cleaning Works and took in the
dance of Monday evening.
Amos Todd, formerly of this city but now of Beaver Creek, was in this
city Wednesday visiting with friends. Mr. Todd has disposed of his business
in Beaver Creek and was on his way to attend the state fair.
Stanley G. Swanberg, who has been attending college at Valparaiso,
Indiana, for some time past, arrived home last Thursday. He will remain here
for about a year after which he contemplates renewing his studies in the
University of Minnesota.
Mrs. Bloxham, of Sheldon, Iowa, arrived here the latter part of last week
and is visiting at the home of her son, Thomas.
NEWS OF YESTERDAY
Items Clipped From the Globe Twenty-Five Years Ago
December 2, 1886
Hans Peter Olsen, who came from Sweden last spring to see this great land
of ours and who worked for Mr. Erskine of Indian Lake township until last
Thursday, came to town and bought a passage ticket homeward of Mr. Kindlund.
He says he was tired of America -- this land of the free and home of the
brave! He boarded the Burlington train Saturday for Sweden, which will reach
just in time to celebrate Christmas with his family.
Thursday, September 14, 1911
Local News Items
Miss Marie Schaeffer, of Hot Springs, South Dakota, has been visiting her
many Worthington friends since Saturday. She will remain in this city for
perhaps a month, and from here expects to go to Adrian, her former home, for
Frank Peterson, who left here about a year ago and went to Washington,
where he has since been farming, has returned to Worthington and will enter
the employ of A. Oberman. Mr. Peterson is the son of Aaron Peterson, a
former Nobles county resident, who has resided at Palouse, Washington, for
the past seven years.
Miss Etta Kirk left last Thursday morning for her home at Rockwell City,
Iowa. She was accompanied as far as Spirit Lake by her aunt, Miss May Kirk.
Mark Graves, a well-known ex-Nobles county resident, arrived in
Worthington yesterday for a visit with old friends and to transact several
matters of business. The Graves family have resided in Puyallup, a growing
town suburban to Tacoma, Washington, since leaving here five years ago.
Miss Clara Hogan, of Sioux City, is visiting at the home of her uncle, M.
Hogan. She will visit here for about a week.
Miss Marie Wigeahl, who has been visiting here for the past week with her
cousin, Miss Althea Hogan, departed today for her home at Vermillion, S.D.
Mrs. Julia Hensel and daughter, Virginia, who have been visiting friends
in this city for several days, departed Saturday for Albert Lea, where Mrs.
Hensel will instruct in the girls' school.
The friends of Mr. and Mrs. Fred North, formerly of this city but now of
Freeport, Ill., extend congratulations on the birth of a son on September
6th. Mrs. north is the older daughter of John Fitch, of this city.
Dr. G.A. Cahoon was called to St. Paul today where he will render the
sermon at the burial of Mrs. A.C. Petrie, who at one time resided at
Lakefield and St. James, she having died at St. Paul Wednesday morning.
Thursday, September 21, 1911
Mr. and Mrs. Quincy King on Thursday last moved their household goods
from Org to Worthington. Mr. and Mrs. King have made Org their home since
February last and while here made any friends who will regret their
POPULAR YOUNG MAN WEDS
Luther Miner Herbert Married to Miss Beth Ames, at Traer, Iowa
Word received here the first of the week indicates the marriage of L.M.
Herbert, of the Herbert Drug Co., of this city, to Miss Beth Ames, a former
teacher in the Worthington high school, at the home of the bride's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Asa L. Ames, of Traer, Iowa, on Friday, Sept. 15th.
A few weeks ago Mr. Herbert left the city and the announcement of his
marriage will be a great surprise to his many friends. Mrs. Herbert also has a
number of friends here who will unite with the Globe in extending
congratulations and in wishing herself and Mr. Herbert many ears of wedded
The happy young couple will probably return to Worthington about the
first of October and will make this city their home, Mr. Herbert having
erected a fine dwelling on 6th ave. They are spending their honeymoon in
Local News Items
W.J. Williamson, of this city, left Saturday for Kimberlin Heights,
Tenn., to attend a bible college.
Mrs. Geo. W. Wilson left Saturday for Boscobel, Wis., to be in attendance
at the funeral of her nephew.
Mr. and Mrs. P. Peterson and son, Frank, arrived here Monday for a visit
of a week's duration with her father, C.E. Marr.
Mrs. G.M. Peters, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. C.M. Smith in
this city, for about a week, departed Monday for her home in Plentywood,
Lyle Dovery, of Twin Falls, Idaho, stopped over here Friday to visit a
short time with old friends. He is on his way home from a visit at Barron,
Mrs. G.W. Garlich, who has been visiting in this city during the summer
with her sister, Mrs. Daniel Shell, departed Monday for her home in West
Mrs. F. Wall, daughter, Miss Bernice, and son, Henry Deutschman, left
Monday for their home in Westbrook, Minn., after a few days here at the home
of C.D. Peterson.
Mrs. Earl Murray, of Syracuse, N.Y., is visiting in this city at the home
of her uncle, T.L. Mitchell. Mrs. Murray is favorably impressed with
Worthington and the family may locate here.
D.M. Cook, of Des Moines, Iowa, is visiting at the home of his
granddaughter, Mrs. Chas. E. Sims. Mr. and Mrs. A.B. Cook, of Champaign,
Ill., arrived for a visit at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Chas. E. Sims.
The Cooks will spend the winter at the Sims' home in this city.
John Sather left Tuesday morning for Wells, Minn., where he will visit
for a few days with old friends.
Mrs. N. Barnes went to Sioux City, Monday, where she will visit at the
home of her brother, J.F. Butters, for a week.
Miss Beatrix Gadwa who has been visiting in this city with her sister,
Mrs. C.H. Hurlbert, left Tuesday for her home at Ottawa, Minn.
Mrs. A.E. Bigelow and son, Seibert, left Monday for their home in Sioux
Falls, after a visit of two weeks here with her sister, Mrs. J.K. Baker.
Mrs. E.H. Albertson and daughter, Miss Joyce, who have been visiting in
this city for the past two weeks, at the home of Ira Mishler, left Monday
for Sanborn, Ia., from which place the family are moving to Cherokee, Iowa.
John F. Gilman and Miss Violetta Drake, of Brewster, were married there
Tuesday, by Rev. Miller, of the German Luther[an] church. The two young
people are among the most respected of Brewster and the Globe wishes them a
prosperous and happy wedded life. The groom's brother, Rudolph Gilman, was
best man and Miss Dora Heyes, the bridesmaid. Mr. and Mrs. Gilman will spend
their honeymoon at Sioux City and Holstein, Iowa.
Mrs. A.H. Kalkberener, of Lake City, Minn., is visiting at the home of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.H. Bedient.
Mrs. A. Bright left Tuesday morning for Brewster, where she will visit
for a few days with her parents and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. F.G. Albertus left Wednesday of this week for Fort Collins,
Colo., which place they will make their future home.
Mrs. P. Anton left the first of the week for Lake Park, Ia., where she
will visit her daughter, Mrs. Schmueser, for a few days.
Miss Ilma Cale left the latter part of last week for Minneapolis, where
she has accepted a position as stenographer in a law office.
S.R. Thompson left Tuesday for Newkirk, Okla., where he will visit for a
week or ten days with relatives and friends and transact business.
Randall Hough, of Sibley, visited with friends here briefly Tuesday. He
was enroute to Madison, Wis., to resume his studies in the college there.
Mrs. Mary Dodge left the latter part of last week for Minneapolis, where
she has employment, after a visit of several days here with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. R. Robinson.
Mrs. L.B. Mason, nee Miss Pearl Drake, of this city, and children,
arrived here Tuesday from Minneapolis, and will visit with Mrs. Skank and
other friends for about a week.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Smith, of Adrian, visited here briefly Tuesday with
his sister, Mrs. Eugene Smith. They were enroute to Adrian, Texas, for a
visit of several weeks.
Ray Kerr, a former Worthington young man, was in the city the latter part
of last week enroute to Rushmore for a visit. He is attending the naval
academy at Annapolis.
Lewis Jones, formerly of this city, and a graduate of the Worthington
high school, was married recently to Miss Pearl Perry, of Mitchell, S.D. The
young couple are located at McGeehee, Ark.
The Will Dougherty family, of Rushmore, left this week for North Yakhima
Wash., where they will visit briefly with relatives. They will go to Santa
Cruz, Cal., later, which place they will make their future home.
Mr. and Mrs. John Hollander and Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Brasser, of Rochester,
N.Y., arrived here Tuesday for a visit of about a week with their relatives,
the Jno. Voss family. They will leave later for St. Joe, Mo., and points in
Miss Florence Milton went to Magnolia, Wednesday, to make her home with
her aunt, Mrs. A. Walker.
John Roberts, a member of the class of 1910, was over from Rushmore,
Wednesday, and visited with old friends.
Miss Amy Stewart, of Minneapolis, arrived here the first of the week for
a visit of a few days with her cousin, Miss Jennie Lynde.
J.M. Wilder, an acquaintances of W.E. Oliver during the latter's
childhood days in New Hampshire, was here on Wednesday of this week. He left
for his home in Troy N.Y.
Thursday, September 28, 1911
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Carey, of Wilmont, at Humiston's hospital, Worthington, a
boy, Monday, September 25th, 1911.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fletcher, of Worthington, Wednesday, September, 27th
1911, a boy.
Local News Items
William Garvey and William Cline of Adrian, were in Worthington the first
of the week visiting with old friends and transacting business.
Miss Mary Twitchell, who has been visiting orf the past six weeks with
friends in Ripon, Wis., returned home the latter part of last week.
Mrs. T.O. Opsata, of Luverne, left Tuesday for her home after an
enjoyable visit of a week at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wilson Abbott.
Bruce Yale returned Monday from Jefferson, Ia., where he visited for a
week with his daughter, Miss Bernice, and other relatives and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. V.C. Traphaden, of Stevanson, Wis., arrived here the latter
part of last week for a visit of about two weeks with Mr. and Mrs. J. Isom.
Jno. Meyer, who has been visiting at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Fred
Hastings for the past two weeks, departed Tuesday for his home in Pontiac,
Misses Nelle and Gladys and Roland Peters, of Denver, visited with Mrs.
Alma Peterson a few days the first of the week while enroute home from a
visit at Rock Rapids.
Anthony L. Schmidt, formerly employed at the shoe store of Albert
Schmidt, has resigned his position and this week opened a shoe repair shop
in the rooms above Berg & Sobol's store.
Mrs. Klasy and grandson, Fred, who have been residing on a claim near
Minot, N.D., for some time past, arrived here the latter part of last week
and will make Worthington their future home.
Mrs. H.W. Garetts, of Rock Rapids, Ia., and Mrs. H.W. Egbert, of Moscow,
Idaho, were in Worthington the first of the week visiting with Mrs. Anna
Peterson. They were enroute to Rock Rapids.
W.E. Roberts, of Rushmore, was visiting friends here the first of the
week. Mr. Roberts states that his son, John, who is a graduate of the
Worthington high school, will leave Thursday of this week for Ann Arbor,
Mich., where he will study law.
Miss Emelia Huehner and Carl Hakeneis were granted a license to wed by
Clerk of Court Martin, this week.
J.S. Smith, the housemover, of Sheldon, Ia., was in the city the first of
the week visiting with old friends and transacting business. He was thinking
of locating here.
Joseph Ely, who has been making his home with his son, J.D. Ely, who
resides west of town, left Wednesday afternoon for Lyman, Wis., where he at
one time lived. He will visit relatives and friends there for about two
Roy Forney returned to his home in Brewster, Tuesday, from Streator,
Ill., where he visited his mother and other relatives for about a week. He
reports the crop condition there good and a bumper crop of corn. Mr. Forney
lived at Streator for a number of years and was surprised at the fine crop
of corn for this, a dry year.
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Bostic, of Wilmont, were in Worthington the first of the
week. They were accompanied by G.P. Fritz, of Adrian, and Jim Phillips, of
Wilmont, and several others, and were on their wedding trip. Mrs. Bostic was
previously Miss Mary Zingsheim until Monday of this week when Rev. Friends.
Sands, of Wilmont, changed the name to Bostic by mutual consent of both
Mrs. P. DeLagoon, who lives east of this city, returned the latter part
of last week from Estherville, where she visited at the home of her father,
who was very ill.
Mrs. S.N. Rose and grand-daughter, Miss Elaine Rose, who has been
visiting here, left Wednesday for Luverne, where the former will visit her
son, A.P. Rose, of the Northern history publishing company.
R.L. Morland returned the latter part of last week from a month's visit
with relatives and friends in Scotland. Mrs. Morland, who accompanied him on
his trip, visited with friends in St. Paul until Wednesday of this week.
Miss Jennie Torrance was also with the party and has many interesting tales
to tell of the land across the sea.
Mrs. A.J. Wilson returned Tuesday from Luverne, where she visited for the
past week with her sister, Mrs. C.L. Dobell.
Mrs. Geo. Cale left Tuesday for her home in Mason City, Ia., after a
visit of a few days here with her sister, Mrs. J.D. Stowels.
G.W. Beeman and mother arrived here Wednesday from Conrad, Ia., for a
visit of a week's duration with Mr. and Mrs. J.N. Crister.
Miss Louise Schubert departed Wednesday for her home in Barnu, Iowa,
after a visit in this city of four weeks at the home of her uncle, J. Foehr.
Nels Rong, formerly employed by Albert Schmid in his shoe store, arrived
here last week from Des Moines, Ia., and has accepted a position with Mr.
Schmid again. He will move his family here if suitable quarters can be
R.J. Williamson and J.C. Williamson left Wednesday for Montrose, Colo.,
which place they will make their future home. The little daughters
accompanied hem. The father and son were both unfortunate in losing their