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Willmar will Celebrate the
Glorious 4th of July.
A oood sized representative
meeting to consider tlie 4th of
July celebration was held Satur
day night and it was unani
mously decided to celebrate
The report of the soliciting com
mittee showed that the citizens
of Willmar are ready and willing
to donate ample funds to make
the celebration a grand success
The central committee will later
on announce a program But
we can assure our readers that
Willmar will next 4th of July
have the biggest time west of
Minneapolis There will un
doubtedly be spread eagle or
atory of eminent speakers, music
by bands, base ball games, horse
racing, n'ie crackers and fire
works, calathumpians and every
other 4th of July paraphernalia
ever seen west of the Father of
Waters The program will be so
comprehensive and interesting
that all can come here and spend
a Fourth never to be forgotten
Willmar does not often celebrate
but when she does there is some
thing to it. Invitations will be
sent to the city or village
councils of all surrounding cities
to come here and participate in
our festivities, and reduced -rail
road fare will no doubt be
secured We expect large delega
tions from a dozen surrounding
towns such as Litchfield, Grove
City, Atwater, New London,
Paynesville, Spieer, Belgrade.
Kerkhoven, Beuson, Clara City
and eveu Renville, 01i\ia and
Bird Island Willmar extends a
cordial invitation to all her
neighbors to visit us on the
Fourth of July next.
Come neighbors' and let us
celebrate here this year the grand
achievement of this nation in the
past, and be inspired for still
greater deeds in the future.
MINUTES OF SVTUKDVY'SMEETING
Willmar, Minn., May 25, '95.
Pursuant to call, a second
meeting of the (itizens of Will
mai was held in the \illage
engine house to discuss the ad
isability of a Fourth of July
Dr. C. Johnson was elected
chairman ami (J. V). Johnson sec
A repoi of the work done by
the soliciting committee was
made, and S. E. Stansberry,
chairman of the committee, re
ported that the sum of #412 50
had already been raised. There
upon it was decided to celebrate
Upon motion John Williams
was appointed to act as presi
dent of the day and chairman
of the central committee, on
arrangements, with power to
make other appointments
Upon motion Lewis Molmewas
appointed to act as permanent
treasurer of committee and
Upon motion it was decided
that a list of those who have
douated towards the celebration,
with the amounts contributed by
each, be published in the local
newspapers, and that a notice to
that effect be given in the papers
a week previous.
The following resolution was
that it is the sense
of this meeting that everybody
who puts up temporary stands
shall pay 5.00 for the privilege
of doing so, except those who
have already donated.
Upon motion, meeting adjourn
ed. G. E. JOHNSON,
The well crew is still at work
on the Spieer railroad well. They
have been working for weeks in a
stratum of hard-pan blue clay,
and when last we gazed into the
hole it was said to be ($5 feet
deep. I has been our diversion
when going no th on the accom
odation train for the past two
months to each time note the
progress of that well.
Alfred Cederstrom, of Kandi
yohi, graduated with this year's
elementary class at the St Cloud
normal, on May 22nd, with high
honors. His oration at the
graduating exercises was on the
subject "Popular Education as
the Essential of Civic Life/' and
extracts from it were published
in the St, Cloud newspapers.
D. R. Strong, ex-editor of
the New London Review, At
^vvater Press, Park River Gazette
and.Ea«t Grand Forks Review,
was in town last Wednesday,
representing the American Type
Founders Co. Dave ought to
succeed as a traveling salesman.
He visited with Rarasett
during his stay here.
Our agricultural editor has
leen too hard pressed with other
duties this week to turn in any
Miss Hannah Johnson went to
New London vesterday to take
the State H. S. examination
An alarm was turned in for a
diill last Friday evening, and the
firemen gave the park a sousing
Miss Marie Froland iode to
New London on her bike last
week. She repoi ted a ]feasant
Martin Nygaard of Kerkhoven,
formerly a student at the Semi
nary, was married last Saturday
to Miss Hultgren.
Mr. Kent, the ARGUS foreman,
severed his connection with that
institution Saturday He is now
visiting at Minneapolis.
Prof. S. J. Rognlie was down
at Kandiyohi where he played a
number of violin solos at the
commencement exercises of their
school. The Kandiyohians were
delighted with the professor's
H. T. Olson returned from St.
Cloud a short time ago A\here he
completed the Normal course.
Mr. 0 is well known by the old
students of the Willmar Semi
nary, of which he has also been a
Miss Annie Lien with her moth
er from Benson has been visiting
here during the last week. Mrs.
Lien during that time had one of
her fingers amputated by one of
Mr. S. E. Magnuson, formerly
one of New London's most hust
ling business men but now a pro
gressive farmer of the vicinity
of Nest Lake, made us a pleasant
call Friday of last week. Ed
looks well, farming evidently
agreeing with him.
I I I
The TORBET CONCERTCom
pany will give a grand Concert at
the WILLMAR OPERA HOUSE
Thursday, June 6,1895.
The company consists of Miss Ollie Torbett, violinist, Mr. Ru-oughly
dolf von Scarpa, pianist, and the well known
It is the farewell tour of the latter grand musical combination
and everyone that has once heard them will want to improve this
last chance of hearing their magnificent and carefully trained
voices. Wherev er they have before appeared their re-appearance
is greeted with delight and full houses. Every member of the com
pany is an accomplished artist, and lauding press notices from
this country and Europe can be reproduced by the column. No
one will want to miss this. Reserved seats 50 cents. For sale at
Elfstrum & Weednll's ding stoie.
M. O. Sletten was in town Inst
Judge Powers stopped off here
for dinner Saturdav
Theie was a lawn social at
O. Thorpe's last Sunday, also
one at J. B. Boyd's wheie the
participants enjoyed the always
pleasing hospitality of Mr and
Hans Olson returned from
St Cloud Friday, having stopped
enroute at Spieer. Mr. Olson
was one of the elementary grad
uating class at the St Cloud
Normal School last week.
Rev. J. Collin, wife and child
ren, Peter Hakanson, Mrs. Elsie
Lindstrom, Editor E. E. Law
son and sister, Miss Esther Law
son, were among those attend
ing the Stolpe concert from New
The Noiway Lake and Bel
grade Bauds gives a Young Peo
ple's picnic at Lake Andrew next
Sunday. Speeches will be made
by Prof. H. S. Hilleboe, Dr. C.
Johnson, Prof. B. S. Coveil and
Hon. Nels Qua in. Refreshments
will be served, for the benefit of
Last Friday evening occured
an uspicious wedding at the
home of Ole Forstrom of this
city, when the daughter, Annie,
was given in mariiage to Alfred
Holmgren, of the Town of
Mamre. Rev. Gabriel Sjoquist,
of Dassel, was present and tied
the nuptial knot. The bride is
is an accomplished daughter of
Ole Forstrum, one of the very
first residents of Willmar, having
settled here in 1871, and hence is
very well known. The groom
comes from a good family, the
large and favorably knowu
settlement of Holmgrens, of
Mamre. A large number of
guests were present at the nup
tials and remained at a recep
tion given in the evening. The
presents were many and valu
young couple unbounded happi
H. WIGGINS COMPANY,
Next to Roller Mills,
WILLMAR, MINNESOTA, MAY 28, 189b.
DEBS IS COMING!
Eugene V. Debs will be here
uext Thursday and will proba
bly make a public addiess in the
Park in the afternoon Come
and see and hear the great A
U. leader Debs has proven him
self to be possessed of eminent
abilities to lead his fellow men
united battle for their lights
He is one of the coming men
the affairs of the Nation
The Norwegian play at the
Seminary Hall last Saturdav
evening, "Til Sorters," was thor
enjoyed by all present
It is a very amusing comedy and
was well presented by the stu
dents taking the several parts
The program also included songs,
recitations and violin solos. It
is surprising that there should
have been any empty seats dur
ing the performance A little
innocent amusement & healthy
"A little humor now and then
Is relished by the best of men,
To rest em
Since last report the clerk of
court has issued the following
May 21st. Hans A Toldn^ss
to Johanna Gabiiel Manied
by Clerk of Court
May 22nd. Edward Bredeson
to Carrie Fanchald, both of
Town of Kandiyohi To be mar
May 23rd And. Peterson to
Martha Westwik, from the north
ern part of the county
May 23rd. Alfred Holmgren
to Miss Anna C. Forstrom.
May 25th. And. W. Strand to
Carrie EiicksOn Were married
on same day by Clerk of Court
May 27th. And. J. Larson to
Elvera Sorenson License ap
Notice is hereby given that the
annual meeting of the Alliance
of the town of Arctander will be
held at the "own Hall in the
town of Arctander, on June 18th
at one o'clock}), in., for the pur
pose of electing officers Also
regarding the purchase of twine,
and any other business that
may propeilj come betoie said
I)r Stolpe's concert was faiily
well attended Quite a laige
number of country people came
in to hear him They were given
high grade music by a masteis'
hand. His address, which con
sisted mostly of defining music
and giving the history of music
in the past ages, was interesting
to all who could undeistand his
TO THE PUBLIC.
I wish to announce to my old
patrons that I have opened a feed
store in the building south of the
post office, where 1 will be pleased
to see you all, and as many new
friends as possible. I am ready
to sell yo flour, feed, etc.. at rock
Erik P. Sundfois
The following persons, direc
tors of the Willmar Mutual Fire
and Lightning Insurance Co
were in session yesterday at the
court house adjusting claims and
closing up the business prepar
atory for the annual stockholders
meeting which, we believe, will be
held to-day: F. Seneschal, of
Atwater N. 0 Nelson, of White
field E P. Wicklund, Fahlun
W. O. Parker, Roseville John
Feig, Harrison and H. Frye,
Messrs. Harold Swenson and
Jos. O. Estrem of New London
transacted business in town yes
The Public should not forget
to see Hans JoTmson now, and
receive a regular supply of ice
for the season.
For Sale or Trade.
The residence property corner
2nd street and Litchfield Ave.
J. T. tTOS.
WILLMAB,MINN. May 27,1895.
Anderson, Miss Annie.
Anderson, Mrs. Bessie.
Berg, C. A.
Berblund, C. C.
Cheveolet, Chas. B.
De Woody, M. T.
Hosford, Miss Mary.
Johnson, Master Hans.
Olson, Jno. #T *&
S. E. STAifflSteimY. M.
BlacK and Tan
for Summer Wear.
Ladies' fine Dongold Button Shoes
Ladies' fine DongoU Button Shoes
Ladies' Vic Kid Button Shoes
Ladies' Vic Kid Button Shoes
Ladies' Vic Kid Lace dnd Button Shoes
Ladies' Vic Kid Congress Shoes
Ladies'Glove Grain Button Shoes, $1.00 to
Ladies' Kangaroo Calf Button Shoes.
Ladies' fane Ddngola Oxfoid
Ladies' fine Dongola Oxford
Ladies' Vic Kid Patent Tip hand turned
Ladies Tan Color Oxford $1 00 to
Ladies' White Canvas Oxford
Misses' Shoes and Oxfords in black and tan colois,
at all prices
Childien's Shoes and Oxfords in black and tan
ors, at very low prices
Double breasted cassimere Stuts, $ 2 "SO values
Good quaht clay weave Suits $ 3 00
undervalue price. ...
Substantial black Chevio Suits, regular price
$ 3 5 0 undervalue price
very fine wool double breasted Cheviots,
all Oxford Cassimere and black Thibet
Suits, values $ 5 00 undervalue sale
Fuie imported black and blue clay, also a
thorn Cheviots and bine Slater flannel,suits
at are $ 6 0 0 undervalue sale
Krause on Barb Wire
Gentlemen:—I wish hereby to
insist that I have a stock of the
genuine Glidden wire. Call and
examine it or write to J. L. Ell
wood Mfg. Co., and beconvinced.
I do not advertise goods that I
do not handle. Call in and get
rices. will compete with T. M.
C. E. KRAUSE.
Feed your stock rock salt. For
sale at Kodlun Bros.
Willmar Shoe Co.
S O E S during the past sixty days have advanced
25 and in some cases 50 per cent. Our stock was
all bought previous to the advance from the Lar
gest manufacturers of the wholesale Trade and
our customers receive the benefit.
$ 1 25
WE have the most complete line of Fine Footwear in the city, at the
LOWEST PRICES 1
I Sale of Boys' id Iiihs' Clothim.
This department will piove an exceptional savei in prices and the inducements offered are
greater than any body would ever think of
Remember everything sold strictly under value.
RODLUN & JOHNSON.
New London Roller
Johnson & Pinney, Propriotors. New London, Minn.
•I— *I~I* -»S~J-- 1
We are now in shape to take care of all our patrons
We have a sufficient supply of flour and mill stuff on
hand to do exchange work. Feed ground at all times
Every pound of Flour Guaranteed.
Best Perfume in the
market. Sold only by'
Carlson Bros. & Frost.
Men's fine Shoes, Lace and Congiess, $1 20 to
Men's fine Call Shoes, Lace and Congress
Men's fine DresSrShoes, Lace and Congress
Men's Vic Kid Hand "Welt Shoes, Lace
Men's Russet Shoes, Lace
Men's Russid Calf Tan Shoes, Razor Toe,
Men's all solid Working Shoe $100 to
Boys' Dress Shoes in all styles, fiom $115 to
Youths' Diess Shoes in all styles, from
Always the Lowestj
We aie sole agent foi the A. W Rich Improved
Seamless Wigwam for Men, Boys, Misses and
Childien, in tan colors, at pi ices from 75c to
All kinds of shoe repaning neatly done
Youths' all ool casimtre Suits in odds and
ends sizes from 1 4 to 1 9 a $ 5 $ 6 a O f\f\
$7, undervalue sale «P«J
ouths' cassimere Suits in single and double
breasted styles sizes from 1 4 to 1 8 v* orth
$ 7 undervalue sale
Youths all ool gray and Victor Suits
$ 7 5 0 undervalue sale
Youths' verv fine clay worsted Suits, ordinary
value $ 1 2 undervalue sale .. W
HILBERTS STOLEN SWEETS
HILBERTS STOLEN SWEETS
HILBERTS STOLEN SWEETS
HILBERTS STOLEN SWEETS
$ I 50
2 0 0
2 0 0