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Ote Farm Fireside.
Gleanings by Oar Conntry
Two of Briekton's detectives found
the lost chickens one day last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Philip Boer were
shopping in Princeton on Saturday.
Quite a jolly crowd from Brickton
attended the hop at Long Siding on
If you want to have a good time you
had better attend the dance at Mark
graf's on Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Morris and daughter
and Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Pitmon were
entertained at dinner at the Gau home
Mr. Derry is busy hauling potatoes
to Long Siding.
Mr. Guinland has gone to Le Sueur
for a few days' visit.
Rev. Father Levings conducted
hurch services here Sunday.
Mr. Kranz visited from Saturday
Hntil Tuesday in Minneapolis.
Freda and Willie Heruth attended
ehurch at Princeton on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Hughes and family
spent Sunday at Luther Jones'.
Mr. and Mrs. Dawson spent
Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. R. S.service.
Miss Pearl Labbissonniere called
on her aunt, Mrs. David Raiche, on
George Degleman and Arvie Lind
strom are very busy hauling logs to
Mr. Harding's mill.
Misses Hatbie Vah Rhee and Mabel
Peterson spent Friday evening at
their homes in Milaca.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lambert spent
Sunday and Sunday evening with
friends at Long Siding.
Archie Taylor, Ida May Schmidt
and Mabel Peterson spent Tuesday
evening at the Shaw home.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Rocheford have
returned from St. Paul, where they
were visiting relatives and friends.
The many friends of Miss Emma
Bergman of Milo are very sorry to
hear of her death. It was quite a
shock to us all.
District 7 school has purchased a
large flag and two new chairs for the
teachers. The Greenbush schools are
Messrs. Alonzo and Emil Sampson
of Minneapolis are visiting their
brother-in-law and sister, Mr.
Mrs. George E. Raiche, and family.
Mr. Dubuque and son, Elmer, and
Mr. and Mrs. David Raiche, and son,
Bernard, spent Sunday at George
Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Heruth and
daughters, Bertha and Elsie, spent
Sunday with Mrs. Heruth's parents,
Mr. and Mrs Kranz and family.
Mr. Grimshire was taken to the
Northwestern hospital at Princeton
on Thursday and is under the care of
Dr. Cooney. We hope he will re
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lambert and
niece, who have been visiting Mrs.
Lambert's brother-in-law and sister,
Mr. and Mrs. O. Derry, returned
home on Monday.
Mrs. Charle Raiche, Ralph Raiche,
Elmer Dubuque, Pearl Labbisson
niere. Edward Pederson and Verandi
Pederson transacted business in
Princeton on Tuesday.
Miss Majorie Dickey of Princeton
is now teaching school in district 5 on
account of the illness of Miss Davis.
Mrs A. E. Grow will take up the
work in a few days and Miss Dickey
will return to Princeton.
DISTRICT NO. SO.
Herb Campbell went to the cities on
Julius Egge journeyed to Orrock
and back on Sunday.
Glen Fiero went to Elk River on
Friday morning to visit his cousin.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Franklin were
callers at E. M. Fiero's on Sunday.
F. B. Mitchell and family were
visiting relatives in Baldwin on Sun
John Schurrer and wife and son,
Roy, were visitors at the Campbell
home on Sunday.
E. M. Fiero returned on Tuesday
from the cities, where he had been to
consult a specialist.
The school in district 50 is running
at its full capacity, there being about
40 pupils in attendance.
Roy Fiero returned to his home in
Wyanett on Saturday and Charles
Steadman has taken his place.
We understand that Mrs. Ben John
son narrowly escaped being suffocated
with coal gas one day last week.
There was quite a mishap at the
schoolhouse the other day. The
stovepipe and ventilator fell down,
causing a suspension of school work
and blackening a number of faces.
Two of our neighbor ladies started
to make a call. Soon after starting
they came to a bad place in the road,
their sleigh tipped over and they
rolled in the snow. After berating
the road boss and town elerk in force
ful feminine language, they continued
on their way.
Earl Thompson is quite sick with
Jay Smith and wife were calling on
friends here last Wednesday.
J. O. McKenzie and family visited
at Wellington King's on Sunday.
Harry Johnson of Bemidji is visit
ing at the Charles Tompkins home.
Mrs. Severance and son, Herbert,
visited at the home of Maurice
Thompson on Sunday.
Mr. Babb is having a sale on
everything in his store for the next 10
days. He has some fine bargains
which it will pay you to examine.
Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Smith came
over from Cambridge last Tuesday.
Mrs. Alice Johnson came with them
and will visit friends here a few weeks.
David Walker went to Champlin
last week and got his sister, Mrs.
Watson, who is suffering from
nervous prostration. A trained nurse
is here attending her.
On Monday evening of last,week
there was a quiet wedding at the Bap
tist parsonage, when Mamie, youngest
daughter of Rev. Bloomgren, and Mr.
Richards were united in marriage.
Rev. Bloomgren read the marriage
On Tuesday morning Mr.
and Mrs. Richards left for Aberdeen,
S. D., where they exppct to make their
home. Mr. Richards is a conductor
on the Milwaukee road.
Otto Lemke has purchased two cows
from John Zimmerman.
A number of young folks spent Sun
day at Bartz' residence.
A number of young folks from here
attended the dance at Giiligan's last
Mr. Ott has bought a house and lot
in Zimmerman where he is going to
make bis future home.
Eric Kerster returned last Saturday
from Minneapolis after a week's visit
with friends and relatives.
Miss Emma Schwartz arrived here
last Saturday from Minneapolis for a
week's visit with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. John Zimmerman
speut Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Hartfiel and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Gust Kriesel and
family spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. Julius Kriesel and family.
Henry Berg hauled a load of pota
to Princeton last Monday.
Miss Annie Newbert departed for
Minneapolis last Saturday for a visit
August Erickson was laid up sever
al days last week in consequence of
an injured foot.
Hardus Norman left for Austin last
Wednesday to resume his studies at
the business college there.
Carl Johnson returned to his home
in Hopkins last Saturday after a
month's visit at the Newberg home.
Miss Ragna Norman, accompained
by several young folks of Pease,
visited at the Norman home last Sun
A number of relatives and friends
of E. Ebdal assisted him in celebrat
ing his fifty-fourth birthday anniver
sary last Saturday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon were in Min
neapolis on Saurday.
Mr. and Mrs. J.*W. Heffner drove
to Princeton on Sunday.
Mrs. and Mrs. Jay Smith drove to
Spencer Brook last Friday.
George James has sold his house in
town to August Ott of Crown.
Mrs. Herman Stendahl and Lilly
Sfcendahl visited friends in Minne
apolis last week.
Mrs. Jack Larson went to Princeton
on Friday night and returned Satur
Mrs. Wm. Swanson visited Mr. and
Mrs. M. K. Iliff at Elk River on
Saturday between trains.
Mr. and Mrs. Staples of Princeton
drove through town Sunday on their
way home from Elk River.
Ed Foley began Monday morning
putting up ice for J. W. Heffner, C. A.
Stillman and W. R. Hurtt.
Mrs. Clarence Hill and daughter,
Gertrude, of Princeton visited here
between trains on Wednesday at Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. D. Kilmartin, Mr.
and Mrs. Wm. Swanson and Mr. and
Mrs. Swen Kight spent Sunday at
Miss Nellie Hill of Princeton visited
Marjorie Brooks here on Saturday.
Marjorie accompanied her home
Saturday evening and returned Sun
Mrs. R. E. Lynch entertained at a 6
o'clock dinner on Sunday Mr. and
Mrs. Larson and son, Jesse, Mrs. W.
A. Smith and Mrs. E. H. Foley and
children. Some of Ed Foley's
favorite dishes were especially pre
pared for him, but, owing to un
avoidable circmstances, he was un-
able to be present and has been
lamenting ever since. If you want to
test your oapaoity for good things
you should manage to get a seat at
Mrs. Lynch's table.
Irving Bean took the train for St.
Paul on Tuesday. On Wednesday
morning he expected to leave for
Chicago en route to New Orleans,
where he will spend two or three weeks
with his cousins, Charles and William
The Rebekahs installed their officers
on Saturday evening. After the cere
mony some of the brothers received
permission to retire from the room,
but when lodge was declared closed
they, with others, returned bearing a
large hamper, hot coffee, cream, etc.,
and the way they prepared sand
wiches and cut cakes was not slow.
The ham was cooked and the delicious
coffee was made by two very modest
bachelors. Girls, this is leap year
now is your time. Do not let them be
like the bachelor in the old nursery
rhyme in whose house "The rats and
mice made such a strife, he was
forced to go to London to find him a
Hulda Bergman called at Sand
quist's on Monday.
Kris Kringle made a trip to Green
bush on Monday evening.
Wrestling matches at Dreamland
every Wednesday night.
A. B. Gramer and wife entertained
a few friends at dinner on Sunday.
Charlie Erickson has been on the
sick list but is able to be around now.
Hil bur Kronstrom and Charlie
Sandberg were callers at Knutsen's
on Sunday evening.
Services will be held by Mrs. Bell
at the Robert Ayers home on Sunday
evening. All are welcome.
A party of young folks were
pleasantly entertained at cards at the
Bonn home on Monday evening.
We are pleased to see Mr. Ferguson
back. While here he makes his home
with his sister, Mrs. Theo. Dawson.
Henry Schram must be contemplat
ing matrimony, as he had F. V.
Reibestein draw a plan for his bunga
After a prolonged absence from the
neigbhorhood E. D. has returned.
He says there is no place like dear
Cora Hubbard, who has been in this
vicinity the past week, left for her
home on Monday. H. L. Bemis and
family and Phoebe Crook accom
panied her home.
A large number attended the basket
social at Erickson's on Wednesday
evening. About $20 was realized
from the sale of the baskets, which
goes to the Y. P. S. of Saron church.
J. L. Huggins, our noted fortune
teller and poem composer, was a most
honored guest at the young people's
meeting last Wednesday. Flowers
were scattered around him every
Mrs. O. J. Almlie entertained the
following at luncheon on Wednesday
afternoon: Misses P. Trunk, A.
Hermanson, C. Sandquist, M. Knut
sen, H. Jacobson and A. Olson. The
guests declared Mrs. Almlie a royal
THE PRprCBTOK tJyiOK: THITBSPAY, JAKUABT 25, 1912.3pf*!ft,t
Gust Johnson has been on the sick
list the past few days.
Axel and Ella Carlson returned on
Thursday after a fortnight's visit with
friends and relatives at Waseca.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar S wed berg have
been spending the past few days with
the former's parents in Borgholm.
Mr. and Mrs. Ole S wed berg and
daughter of Borgholm called at the
Oscar Swedberg home on Sunday.
Mrs. Nels Olson returned on Mon
day from Cut Bank, Mont., after an
extended visit with her daughter, Mrs.
S. K. Taft.
A party was given at the Pete
Westling home on Sunday evening in
honor of Christ and Lizzie Niesen of
Christ Niesen and sister, Lizzie, of
Wright county, and Ed Hall of
Stancbfield lake were Sunday visitors
at the Mrs. Kate Niesen home.
Willie, the only son of Mr. and
Mrs. Nels Olson, died at the home of
his .parents on Friday evening of
acute pneumonia. He was taken sick
on Thursday evening. He was born
in Minneapolis on March 9, 1896.
Willie will be greatly missed in this
community and the bereaved parents
have the sympathy of a large circle of
friends and nieghbors. He leaves,
besides his parents to mourn his Joss,
a sister at Cut Bank, Mont. The
funeral was held from the house on
Wednesday at 2 o'clock p. m. and
interment was in Wandell cemetery.
Axel Carlson has his new engine.
Paul Quade lost one of his valuable
cows last week.
Miss Dena Quade was a Princeton
visitor last Tuesday.
Some of the neighbors attended the
creamery meeting at Milaca on Tues
Andrew Thompson of Milaoa was
seen in this neighborhood on Satur
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Quade were
visitors at the C. Carlson home on
Mr. and Mrs. August Domras and
Miss Ellen Polras of Waconia visited
with W. M. Lamprecht on Monday.
Those who attended the dance at
Peter Westling's on Sunday evening
were Henry Lamprecht, Eddie
Tessmer and Dena Quade.
Ed Rene returned from Nebraska
F. A. Lowell was hauling potatoes
for I. Mudgett on Monday.
Rev. and Mrs. Service were calling
in this neighborhood last Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Larson were visiting
at F. A. Lowell's on Saturday after
F. A. Lowell and Wm. Steadman
now have telephones installed in their
A broken sled by the roadside in
front of H. Mott's looks as if Mr.
Parks has had an accident.
Mrs. Schimming has suffered quite
a bit from rheumatism this winter but
is somewhat better at this writing.
Anthony Schimming has been visit
ing his parents the past week. He
left on Tuesday evening's train for
S. W. Williams is hauling wood
from Princeton. He takes his
daughter, Margaret, to and from
Mr. and Mrs. Lowell visited with
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Harding last
Tuesday. They found them well and
happy, and had a fine visit.
Word has been received from Anoka
that George Merrill is able to be out
again and that he narrowly escaped
having an attack of pneumonia.
Mrs. Steadman, Mrs. Edmunds and
Mrs. Mudgett attended the installa
tion of the Rebekahs last Wednesday
evening. Refreshments were served,
to which all did justice.
Miss Ida Santema of Hull, Iowa, is
visiting her folks here.
Mrs. S. De Boer has improved con
siderably since our last writing.
Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Strating were
visiting with Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Tim
mer on Tuesday.
Miss Johanna Kiel and Miss An
tonia Van Loonen of Princeton spent
Sunday at Pease.
Mrs. J. D. Timmer was visiting
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.
Blaker, a few days this week.
Rev. A. W. Mever is considering a
call from Oak Harbor, Wash. His
many friends here hope that he may
remain with us.
Miss Katie Kuperus returned to
Sioux Center, Iowa, last Friday and
is again on duty as telephone oper
ator at that place.
Two new shareholders have been
added to the oreamery list, viz,
Arthur Nystedt and Andrew Olson.
This makes a total of 70 stockholders.
John Kuperus, jr., and Nick John
son are employed by A. Jetsinga
sacking and loading Triumph pota
toes. Three cars of this variety have
been shipped during the past week.
Farmers are somewhat disappointed
at not receiving a higher price for
Fred Slagter of Prinsburg, who has
been staying with his uncle, L.
Slagter, of Woodward Brook for
some time, was visiting friends at
Pease this week. He expects to return
home on Thursday. Mrs. John Rok
of Pease is goiDg with him to visit
friends at Prinsburg for a few weeks.
While sawing wood for Kuperus,
sr., with his gasoline rig W. F.
Groenveld's left har.d came in contact
with the saw and the member was
badly cut. He was immediately taken
to the Milaca hospital and Dr. Bacon
found upon examination that the bone
of the thumb was cut in two but that
the cord was unhurt. The first and
second fingers were also badly cut
and he received two gashes in the
palm of the band Thirteen stitches
in all were put into the band. The
doctor thinks he can save the hand.
Neal Byl is hauling logs to the saw
mill this week.
Herman Riebe is hauling potatoes
to Princeton every day.
Miss Lydia Adams was visiting in
this vicinity last Saturday.
John Hubers of Pease visited at
several homes here last Thursday.
The Misses Emma Scblee and Mary
Reiber are both working in Princeton.
Anita Talen leaves today for a four
stay with relatives near
A. Starkenburg and son, Bert,
went to Milaca on business last
i Mrs M. Newman is expecting her
daughter, Mrs. Morell, from Sou^h
Dakota to visit her this week.
Fred Slagter leaves for bis home at
Raymond today. He has been visit
ing friends at Pease.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Slagter and
$20.00 value brown mixture coats
with large shawl col
lar, sale $13.85
Any $3.50 ladies' skirt in the store,
your selection of blacks, djO Ctf\
blues or browns at yhiQU
All $5.00 ladies' skirts, your choice
of the lot during this 9 Of%
Se Thes Dres
Regular $1.50 value, d 4 4 A
Regular $1.25 value, QCfft
Regular $1.00 value, 7 Sit*
Regular 75c value, f%t%#%
Regular 60e value, OQJ%
Men's 50c wool hose, 07**
Fleece-lined underwear, Q7i*
per garment, sale wlw
50c sweater coats, QQ*
15c Turkish towels, large 1 Hf*
size, sale I
$1.50 value aviation caps, QCft
$1 00 value silk auto scarfs, QM
Sharp's pins, per paper,
Hair pins, 2 papers
for Hooks and eyes,
for Silk hair nets
perdoz... Tooth picks, 2 packages
Ladies' union suits
for Flannel Shirts
for Wool sweater coats
C. H. NELSON
$8 50 value ladies' black kersey
coats with body lining,
THURSDAY .__ ._,
MORNING Uflll hmm W
Our 9-Day Clearance Sale will begin. In
spite of the low prices we are offering, this
is all good dependable merchandise. We
could not change the quality of the mer-
chandise, and would not if we could, but
we can lower the prices. This we have
done, making them so low that an imme-
diate clearance should follow. Space only
permits us to list a few of the bargains:
$13.50 value ladies' black broadcloth
coats, body satin lined, tf A A A
$18.00 value ladies' coats, tan mix
ture, very styiish and I O "7C
warm, sale I
$4.00 values in ladies' skirts, black
$1.50 value knit skirts,
$1.50 value ladies' fleeced
percale house dresses
2c 3c 2c 3c 2c 3c
i Wm M^M^.^^.^.^i ^_
75c value ladies' fleece down JA
$1.75 value ladies' sweater
3 & $2.90
$8.50 values in ladies' skirts, your
choice during this
sale $4.50 values,
$6 00 values,
sale $7.00 values,
Ladies Fur at
$2.25 $2.98 $3.45
$2.00 wool kersey pants,
$1.50 wool underwear, shirts QQ**
only, sale www
$6.00 value men's sheep
lined coats, sale $4.25
dressing saques "f WW
$1.00 value men's caps, any 70*%
style, sale I
Mustard, per A
tumbler Large pkg cocoanut 4 g"
Pure food soda, A
Oat meal, 4
Lemons, per 4 A
Raisins, per A A
Corn Flakes, A
Jap rice, M~
per lb 4
Good coffee, Ad.
per lb I
15c ketchup 4 A
15c can of baking powder 4A
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