Is practically, but not literally,
the case at our store. OTJB
NIGHT BELL will always sum
mon prompt and willing service
when there is serious illness
and necessity for prompt relief.
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FOR NIGHT A S
I simply ask for that kindly
feeling on your part that gives
me your DAY patronage.
A. E. Mossberg,
1 WILLMA REHNT.
SANDBO BROS., Pre
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also letters from our customers.
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For Sale by all Druggists*
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It has always b»en claimed for he
Chicag that it would, in
all probability, pass with the highest
average in any competitive examination
among the newspapers of the United
States for excellence in all departments
"Under date of May 2. 1888, the
Omaha World-Herald, editorially an
Bwerlng a letter from Inquirer
asking the names of the Ave beet
newspapers intethis country, points
out that a nelfepaper may excel in
one way and be Inferior in another.
The World-Herald gives lists under
'"five general headings of leading
American newspapers distinguished
especially for excellence, mentioning
in all some twenty.
THE FOLLOWING ARE THE HEA01N6S:
(1) Most and beat news, foreign and
domestic, presented attractively
(2) Best possible presentation of
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(4) Classification of news by de
he Chicajgo is the
only newspaper in the United States
which the world-Herald considers
worthy of mention under four differ
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Practically all high-class intelligent
newspaper readers, comprising the best
and middle classes in Chicago and vicin
ity, read he a go A
•rest majority of them read no other
he Chteag prints more
advertising year in and year out than
any newspaper in the West
A Great Advertising Medium.
^"t We^iave three or four jobs of grad
and filling to let.
SPICEB LAND CO.
OP GETTING GLASSES: One to
go to a first-class optician, have your
eyes properly tested and get what you
need. The other, to go to a merchant
who keeps spectacles, make a "grab
in the bag," as it were, get a pair
that don't fit you (although it may
seem so far the moment), running the
risk of ruining your eyesight entirely
—and all for a small difference in ex
If you need the services of a good
optician, we can serve you—well and
JEWELER and OPTICIAN.
Thursday, Nov. 29, has been desig
nated as Thanksgiving day.
It is rumored that Willmar will
have a new $50,000 hotel.
Rev. Lawrence Booth is home from
a visit with his sitter at Marshall.
Ralph Stanford was up from Min
neapolis this week for a brief visit.
Joe Estrem and family spent Sun
day with Willmar relatives.
J. Barton was the guest of Ray
mond friends last week.
The public schools enjoyed a holi
day yesterday—election day
Misses Ella and Frances Gould and
Ella Mossberg were visitors in the
cities over Sunday.
Ernst Person visited points on the
Sioux Falls line last week in the in
terests ot his cigar business
Moses E. Clapp fired the last gun of
the political campaign at the opera
house last eyening.
The old railroad water tank is a
thing of the past. The work of tear
ing it down is about completed.
Mrs. G. Olson of Kerkhoven was a
visitor last week at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Willard Garner.
N. M. Mossberg of Amenia, North
Dakota, spent several days here this
week with his family.
J. M. Downes was up from Minnea
polis Saturday renewing old ac
Swan Nelson came up from Minne
apolis to remain over election with
Fred Linn of Lake Lillian has en
tered the Agricultural college at St.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rose of St.
Paul were the guests of friends here
George Tyler arrived home from
Carleton College, Northfield, Satur
day, for a short vacation.
Emil Ostlund of Mamre, has taken
a position with the Rodlun Shoe and
Miss Anna Hedin, teacher in the
Eagle Lake school, spent Tuesday with
Wm. Owen, the actor, who has
gained such popularity with Willmar
people, appears at the opera house
John Dale cf Renville, accompanied
by his friend, O. A. Melby of Westby,
Wisconsin, spent Sunday here at the
home of Peter J. Dale.
Mrs. J. A. English of Yanktov,
South Dakoto, spent Sunday here as
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. H,
J. Boyd, of the A. O. U. W
Grand Recorder's force at St. Paul,
has been spending the past few days
at his Willmar home.
W. B. Wood and family of St.
Paul have become residents of Will*
mar. Mr. Wood holds a position on
the force of railway clerks here.
Election bets have been very numer
ous this campaign and we venture to
say that hundreds of dollars have ex
changed hands in Willmar alone.
The Foresters have secured the cele
brated Leffingwell orchestra of Min
neapolis to furnish the music for their
C. C. Qvale, who is attending the
medical department of the University,
enjoyed a vacation here and at his
Sunburgh home this week.
Chas. Lindberg, of the state grain
inspectors force at Duluth, came down
this7 week to remain over election
with his family in Mamre.
Miss Viola Howard, who is teach
ing in the Oman district near Pen
nock, called on Willmar friends Satur
Mrs. A. G. Mardin of Spicer passed
through hei*e Saturday, en route to
Harris, Minn., to attend a brother
who was reported seriously ill.
Bert Branton was among the Will
mar boys in Minneapolis Saturday,
in attendance ab the Minnesota-Wis
consin foot-ball game.
Three births were reported last
week in the families of H. C. Hanson,
B. F. Miller and Hugh" McGregor.
All boys. \.
David Carlson and Hilma Larson,
Attorney Sam'l Olson was a visitor
in the cities last week.
W. T. Markhus was a visitor at St
Cloud and other points last week.
J. O. Malmberg was up from At
water Monday to attend the rally.
Russell Spicer spent part of last
week in the cities.
V. E. Segerstrom, of Minneapolis,
registered at the Merchants on Friday.
Rev. C. H. Johnson returned this
week from a trip to the cities,
Anton Westberg of Graceville is
spending the week with his folks here.
A marriage license was granted the
30th ult. to Edwin Olson and Anna
Miss Helen E. Jenness expects to
open a music studio at 510 Benson
M. J. O'Brien and sister, Miss Julia,
came down from Graceville this week
for a visit with friends.
Ole Steendahl, the New London
hotel man, was a Willmar visitor this
Spicer parties announce a ball to
be given at the Mardin hall on the
evening of the 16th inst.
A marriage license was issued
yesterday to Nels P. Peterson and
Henrietta E. Christianson.
The small pox patient in the town
of Whitefield is doing nicely, and all
precaution has been taken to prevent
the spread of the disease.
W. C. Thompson, advance man for
the Wm. Owen company, was in the
city Saturday arranging for the ap
pearance of the company here.
Mrs. B. F. Jenness, who has been
failing in health for some time, is in
the cities undergoing treatment from a
Hunting parties have been very
numerous throughout the county of
late. Some of our Willmar sports
men come back with glowing accounts
and substantial protfs of their skill
O, beauty! what a powerful weapon
thou art. The bravest men fall at thy
feet. No wonder women take Rocky
Mountain Tea to prolong that joyous
spell. A. E. MOSSBERG.
Coffee will be served on Friday
afternoon of this week by Mrs. F.
Handy and Mrs. C. H. Sherwood, at
the home of Mrs. Handy. All are
Rasmus Olson and family of Norway
Lake and Johannes Skaalerud of Lake
Andrew are among the Kandiyohi
county residents who will enjoy a trip
this year to Norway.
We pray thee, heed him not who
askest thee to take something, said to
be the same as Rocky Mountain Tea
made by the Madison Medicine Co.
35c. A. E. MOSSBERG.
WANTED—Am a married man and
want a position of some kind. Am
not particular what kind of work just
so it is a steady job. Address the
TRIBUNE. 39 3p
Mrs. Ryan and sons, who had been
spending some time here as the guests
of John Towey and family, returned
on Monday to their home in Minnea
If your children are fretful, peevish,
and cross, mothers the same, ditto the
boss, it would seem proper to give'em
all Rocky Mountain Tea. 35 cents.
A. E. MOSSBERG.
Rev. J. W. Swenson, presiding
elder of the Swedish Methodist church,
will hold services here next Sunday
afternoon at 3 o'clock in the M. E.
church. All cordially invited.
Mrs. M. H. Giddings of Wahpeton,
N. D., is a guest of Mrs. K. Farns
worth. Mrs. Giddings has just re
turned froman extended visit in the
Andreas Palmeson and Randi
Botten, of Norway Lake, were united
in marriage at Belgrade last Friday,
Rev. B. S. J. Sund of that place offici
Rev. K. A. Johnson of Minneapolis,
editor of the Linea, a Swedish paper
published in that city, will preach in
the Swedish Mission church here
Thursday evening. All are invited.
My daughter, Clara Hoglund, left
home about a month ago. I hereby
serve notice that I will not be respon
sible for any debts she may contract
39-3p MRS. AMANDA HOGLUND,
Mrs. L. O. Thorpe and daughters,
Miss Edith and Mrs. Joseph Estrem,
returned last week from Fosston,
where they had been in attendance at
the wedding of a relative, Mr. E.
Bakke, formerly a resident here.
Willmar friends of Miss Hannah
Broberg will regret to learn that she
has been obliged to give up her school
work at the St. Cloud Normal owing
to illness. She Is at present at her
home in Atwater.
Some of our young men indulged
in a little Halloween sport last
Wednesday evening, but the authori
ties put a check to their movements.
They were let off on the promise that
they would be"good.
LOST—dn Tuesday eve, a blue
serge mackintosh cape, double
breasted, with velvet collar. Finder
please leave at the TRIBUNE office and
39-2 A. C. CRAWFORD.
Mrs. A. F. Hanscom entertained a
company of lady friends at her home
Saturday evening in honor of Mrs. S.
A. Richardson and Mrs. M. A.
Getchellof Minneapolis. The ladies
returned homfr on Monday after a
week's visit with Willmar relatives.
of Lake Lillian, were united in mar
rage here last Saturday by Justice I the Minnesota University team carry
Willmar was pretty well represented
at the Minnesota-Wisconsin foot ball
game in Minneapolis last, Saturday.
A number of our enthusiasts were in
attendance and greatly enjoyed seeing
A patent revolving desk with a new
register has been placed in the Mer
chants hotel. It is a very handy and
August Hoglund, agent for the
Gaar-Scott Thresher Co., was home
this week for a brief visit. He left
this morning on a trip through north
A. M. Alden, proprietor of the
Cash Store, has removed his family
here from Minneapolis, and they will
occupy apartments in the Magnuson
The Swedish Lutheran ladies served
a fine supper last evening at the Bonde
hall, and received a most liberal
patronage. A feature of the evening
was the reading of election returns to
the large crowd present.
Andrew O'Brien was united in mar
riage yesterday morning at Graceville
to Miss May Costello. The bridal
pair passed through Willmar on the
afternoon train, to enjay a wedding
trip to the cities. Willmar friends
The Young People's Society of
Christian Endeavor gave a "Hal
lowe'en" social in the Presbyterian
church parlors last Wednesday even
ing. About four dollars was realized
by the society and the occasion was
an enjoyable one for those who
favored it with their patronage.
Over J10 pupils are now enrolled at
the Willmar Seminary. We under
stand that this is the best enrollment
this popular school has ever had at
this time of the year. The prospects
are very good for a larg increase
in the attendance during the winter
Miss Maude E. Lochren, a Minneap
olis young lady, is to open a dancing
school here. She will give her open
ing Thursday evening, November 15,
at Bonde hall. All are cordially in
vited to attend. Admission, 75c. Ar
rangements for the first lesson will be
made that evening. 39-2
St. Paul parties are planning to
locate here and open a restaurant
near the new round house. With a
large share of the railroad business
carried on in the east end of the
yards, such an enterprise will un
doubtedly be a paying investment.
The Woodmen and Royal Neigh
bors are planning for a social party
to be given at their lodge rooms on
the evening of the 14th inst It is
their purpose to give a series of these
pleasant functions throughout the
"The Paris" is the name of the new
hotel at Benson which will receive its
formal opening on Friday evening of
this week. Elaborate preparations
are being made for the event. Music
is to furnished by the Cafarelli or
chestra. Some of our citizens will
probably be in attendance.
The new Litchfield opera house will
be formally opened to the public on
Thursday evening of this week. The
management have engaged the Wm.
Owen company for the opening per
formance, and there will probably be
a number of Willmarites in attend
Misses Gertrude and Beryl Preble
left on Monday to join their parents
at Stillwater, where they have taken
up their residence for the winter. Mr.
Preble has a position with a lumber
ing erew, and at this writing is laid
up owing to a severe cut which the
received in his foot.
Miss Gerda Wennerlund returned
home Friday night from her Norway
trip. The young lady enjoyed her
visit abroad very much, and was
delighted with the beautiful scenery
of the "Land of the Midnight Sun,"
Her many friends will be glad to hear
that the change of climate proved of
great benefit to her health.
Miss Tillie Hanson of Litchfield
was the guest of Miss Matilda Bonde
last Monday. She departed on the
evening train for Sheldon, North
Dakota, where she will spend some
time with relatives. Miss Hanson is
one of a party of people who have
taken up claims in North Dakota and
has disposed of hers at a nice profit.
The Willmar opera house was used
as headquarters last night for election
returns. Special telegraph and tele
phone service was used and the re
turns were read from the stage by
Manager Crosby and chalked on a
bulletin board. Music was furnished
during the evening by the Willmar
band and a sextette. An admission
fee of fifty cents was charged.
W. J. Pinney of New. London Mill
ing company went to Willmar this
morning. Mr. Pinney was at Free
port yesterday, where he made heavy
purchases of hardwood lumber for his
firm's line of lumber yards in south
western Minnesota and Iowa. The
lumber was sold by Henry Blenke, the
prominent Freeport merchant.—St.
Cloud Journal Press, 1st inst.
The TRIBUNE gladly corrects an
error this week in reference to the
gold watch recently presented to
Olof Olson. The handsome time-piece
was ordered through both of the
jewelry establishments of Anderson
Bros, and C. G. Wennerlund instead
of the former firm alone. The proper
credit belongs to Messrs. C. A. Nel
son and S. Anderson, with whom the
committee left the selection in charge.
Timothy Enright, the Great North
ern policeman, makes life miserable
for hoboes who trespass on the com
pany's property here. As a conse
quence they have been very scarce of
late. Last week he followed up a sus
picious gang who had boarded a
freight to St. Paul, and succeeded in
arresting them upon their arrival at
Como. One of the trio was recognized
as 'an old-time crook and they are
now serving a 15-day sentence in the
Willmar friends of E. K. Wenner
lund will be pleased to learn that he
has recently been offered theposition of
chief clerk to the superintendent of
motive power of the Chicago Great
Western railway, with headquarters
in St. Paul. Mr. Wennerlund at
present holds a very good position in
Oelwem, Iowa, as mechanical engi
neer for the same road. Being great
ly interested in the construction of
locomotives in the railway shops
there, he has not yet decided to ac
cept the promotion.
The funeral services of Mrs. August
Hoglund occurred on Sunday after
noon at 2 o'clock. A brief service
was conducted at the family residence
on Fourth street, after which the re
mains were taken to the Swedish
Mission church. Rev. A. N. Oster
holm officiated, and preached a most
powerful sermon. The floral tributes
from loving friends were many and
beautiful, and the last sad rites were
witnessed by a large concourse of
people The interment was in Fair
Mrs. Bessie Laythe Scovell, state
president of the W. C. T. ad
dressed a email audience at the Pres
byterian church Sunday afternoon at
3:30 o'clock. Mrs. Scovell's talk con
sisted mainly of an account of her
trip to Edinburgh, Scotland, where
she had been sent as a delegate from
Minnesota to the national convention
of the W. U. It was a most in
teresting talk and it was to be re
gretted that the lady's visit to Will
mar had not been more widely ad
vertised. During her stay here she
was the guest of Mrs, E G. Young,
the local president.
THE CASH STORE
7 1-2 lbs. Fresh Roasted Coffee, $1
6 lbs. extra choice Fresh
Roasted Coffee $|
8 lbs. Pearl Barley 25c
10 lbs Rolled Oats 25c
I lb. Mixed Candy 10c
I gal. good Cooking Molasses 19c
I package Bird Seed 5c
I package Egg Macaroni 4c
500 yds. Outing Flannel, per yd. 5c
Many other goods that you will
save money on by making your pur
Cor Sixth st. & Benson ave WILLMAR,
...A. M. ALDEN.
I will hold a turkey shoot at my
place, in the town of Dovre, on
Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 10 o'clock a.
m. Not less than No. 6 shot allowed.
lw JOHN OTTERNESS.
Card of Thanks.
To all the kind friends who assisted
during the illness and after the death
of my beloved wife, I wish to give my
AUG. W. HOGLUND.
The attorney-general of Minnesota
holds that it is not the duty of the
teacher to build fires at the school
house, unless so stipulated in her con
tract, says School Education, and
that if it becomes necessary to tem
porarily suspend the school because
no fire has been provided, she should
not be required to make up for lost
time. Should she go to the school
and find that no fires had been built,
and that the trustees had made no
provision for building them, and the
room on that account is not in fit con
dition for the scholars to sit in, she
should on that account send the schol
ars home. It would be best for the
teacher to go to the school house
every morning and afternoon, in
order to show her readiness and will
ingness to attend' to her duties when
ever the room is placed in proper
condition. It is not best for a
teacher, unless she has too severe
hardship, to insist on a strict con
struction of the law.
Willmar, Minn., Nov. 5, 1900.
Anderson, Walter (foreign).
Alvig, Mr. E. C.
Akerson, Mr. Albert.
Acme Novelty Co.
Barnes, Mr. F. R.
Boyse, Mr. W. M.
Bek, Mr. Ole,
Barlett, Mrs. H. G.
Clark, Mrs. M.
Durham, Mr. M.
Flink, Miss Annie.
McGuinness, Mr, Joseph A.
Green, D. J.
Gruley, Mr. Frank.
Gaustad, Mrs. Bernt (foreign).
Harper, John A.
Giddings, Mr. Kellogg.
Hanson, Mr. H.
Johnson, Mr. A. O.
Love, Mr. G.
Laborin, Mr. L,
Larson, Miss Delia.
Larson, Miss Dena (2).
Murphy, Mr. M. H.
Morrisy, Mr. W. D.
Morris, Mr. Edward.
McGuire, Miss Grace.
McGinn, Mr. F.
McLeod, Mr. "WV A.
Nielson,F/ G. (foreign).
Nymoen, Mrs. IngaO. (foreign).
Peterson, Miss Esther.
Reece, Mr. Wm.
C. A. BIRCH, P.
For the very best Dentistry
ca|l on Dr. A. F. Mantor,
opposite Post Office. Willmar.
C. A. GUSTAFON.
Wagons and Carriages
MADE TO ORDER.
All kinds of repairing done promptly. Wagons, trucks and
sleds made to order. All sizes of hardwood timber always on
hand. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Corner Third Street and Litchfield Avenue,
AT 1-2 PRICE.
AT 1-4 PRICE.
Willmar Shoe Company's
Largest stock of new goods in men's, boys', ladies',
misses' and children's shoes, slippers, warm lined shoes,
overs and artics of all kinds
Sharood & Crooks Pneumatic Sole Shoes for Men.
In Ladies' Shoes, Julia Marlowe at $ 3 0 0 and
$ 3 5 0 Delia Fox at $1.75. Other sho^s at
prices from 50c to $5 00.
carry on the best repair shop.
I repair free of charge all defective shoes bought of us.
THE NEW LIVERY.
Livery, Board and Sale Stable.
One block south of Postoffice. Telephone No. 49.
GEO. D. RECOR. Prop.. Willmar, Minn.
Highest market price paid for feed stuffs, butter and eggs. Special lines in Groceries
also in stock Fresh fruits in season
O A E I S O N
PHONE 8 4 3rd St., between Pacific and Benson Aves WILLMAR, MINN
PRAIRIE VIEW STOCK FARM
PHIL. HALEY, PROP'R.
NELS P. NELSON, PROP.,
Hew Location on Benson Ave. One-Half Block Bast off Postoffice.
The best rigs furnished. Careful drivers. Prices reasonable
Good stabling. A Fine Hearse. Prompt attention to all calls.
I Kodaks 9 Cameras
$1.00 to $35.00
A Full Line of Supplies*
The kind that elves good results.
J. H. WIGGINS CO.
'FLOUR. FEED ond VEGETABLES.
HORSES FOR SALE.
I have a number of brood mares and car
riage horses, well broken and in good condi
tion, for sale cheap,
All kinds of
CATTLE BOUGHT AND SOLD
Special attention to orders In car lots.
A fine assortment of heavy
for service Can furnish pasture for mare
from a distance to be bred.
WILLMAR, I MINNE80TA.
Barn one mile south of Willmar.
LIVERY, FEED ANO SALE STABLE,
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